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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 6, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta mmj inm. Elderly movie czar king of Kung Fu epic HONG KONG Run Run once an unknown theatre operator in Singapore and now acknowledged king of the Kung Fu works seven days a week The 69-year-old czar also works his people 70 hours a week and treasures his image as father figure to 110 contract players In the last year Shaw has turned out 40 the ma- jority of them Kung Fu or films aimed at the export market He now is working out deals to co- produce films with studios in the United States and other countries There are no unions in Shaw's studios Shaw can work his people as long as they are willing to stay on the set He built at the studio where actors can live during then expanded them to include four apartment houses where some performers and technicians live permanently The accommodations is rent free Shaw says the Kung Fu craze may be waning and he is planning a variety of stones comedies and dramas IN TRAINING LOS ANGELES -Can the National Football League's most valuable player become one on the movie screen7 0 J Simpson believes and he is training for an acting career with the zeal and strategy he has applied to his performances for the University of Southern Trophy the Buffalo yards rushing last season been offered leading roles for a lot more money than I've been the running back says I think it's much better for me to sit back and work with actors like Lee Marvin and Richard Paul Newman and Steve McQueen He recently completed a featured role in The Klansman with Marvin and Burton and will squeeze in The Towering Inferno be.fore reporting for football practice June 17 KOJACK DIVORCED LOS ANGELES Bald tough-guy actor Telly star of the television series was divorced in Santa Monica Superior Court Tuesday by his on the grounds of differences The married in Los Angeles in will share in community property Spring festival attracts patrons THE PASSPORT FACTORY 5 min Service on Passport. Citlrinship. I.D. and Visa PHOTOS Suite E 303-5th So. 321-9344 Ont city of 50 miles west of has become the springtime capital of the arts and entertainment in attracting audiences for such international stars as violinist Yehudi tenor Jon soprano Lois contralto Maureen Forrester and the popular Huggett Family The seventh annual Guelph Spring Festival reaches the peak of its artistic activity tonight when Mr Vickers ap- pears in a contemporary opera performed on a high school auditorium stage Nicholas Bel- gian-born and Vienna-trained THE POCKETBOOK EXCHANGE WE BUY 416 13th North SOUTHERN ALBERTA THEATRES Theatre SINGS THE in color Starring Diana Ross Tuesday and Wednesday May 6 7 and 8 Monday show at 8 15 p m NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN FORT Theatre LAST OF in color Starring James Co- burn and Raquel Welch May 6 show at 8 00 p m ADULT NOT SUITABLE FOR CHIL- DREN PINCHER Theatre LOOK in color Siarrmg Sutherland and Julie Christie and Wednes- May 7 and 8 Monday show at 815 p m RESTRICTED ADULT Theatre in color Starring Jeff Bridges and Jerry Brown Monday and May 6 and 7 Monday shows at 7 00 and 9 00 p m RESTRICTED ADULT performer and conductor who has a wide reputation in choral music and is head of the music department at the University of will conduct Benjamin Britten's The Rape of starring Mr Vickers and an all-Canadian cast It will be repeated twice next week Guelph is the birthplace of the late Edward one- time general manager of the Metropolitan Opera in New York The Edward Johnson Music Foundation and its scholarship fund now sponsor the festival The festival opened last weekend with a recital by Mr Menuhin and his at the piano in which Mr Menuhin gave the first performance of a new violin solo work by Harry Somers of Toronto Also performing in the festi- val are the National Arts Centre orchestra from with conductor Mario Bernardi appearing as piafto soloist and later in the two- week the Festival Singers of Canada under director Elmer Iseler The Orford String with pianist Jean-Paul Sevilla of Ottawa and string bass vir- tuoso Kary Karr of performed a concert of Franz Schubert's music Friday night Director explains sickness secret in Exorcist movie CHICAGO People who felt sick or were frightened while watching the film The Exorcist owe it all to a bowling ball and some foam rubber Director William Fnedkm told a luncheon here yesterday some secrets of the special effects created in the the story of a young girl possessed by the devil The rocking bedroom was caused by resting the set on a bowling ball and having studio hands rock and shake it The sudden swelling of the girl's throat was caused by a rubber air bag hidden under foam rubber wrapped round the girl's throat Fnedkm filled the bag with air from a pump off the set when he POTTED Pot White or Yellow 99 Corner of 6th Street 4th Ave. South Downtown Lethbrldge SHEPHERD'S VOICES MALE CHORUS will present a concert of religious music May p.m. NORBRIDGE COMMUNITY CHURCH Everyone Welcome No Admission Charge wanted the throat to'swell The sudden gashes on the girl's arms were produced by make-up hidden by foam The foam was attached to wires off the set and could be whipped revealing the make-believe gashes Pipes were taped to the girl and attached to a box carried on her body When Fnedkm wanted the girl to vomit or he simply pressed 3 button and by remote control liquid spurted out of the pipes Singer pays Va A federal judge has ordered singer Jerry Lee Lewis to pay Virginia Commonwealth University for breach of contract VCU said Lewis appeared for only 20 minutes of a scheduled two hour performance at a park here May 1973 He was paid an advance fee of DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC ROSSHOSACK Cwliftod D.nMl Mechanic 304 5th St S Ph 327-7244 NO FUNERAL LOS ANGELES Actress Agnes who died last will be buried in Dayton her lawyer said today Frank Rohner said Miss Moorehead had requested that there be no funeral Famed cellist permitted to leave Russia MOSCOW Mstislav the famed has received permission to live abroad for two years and will leave for London in two friends reported today They said Rostropovich's wife soprano Galina Vis- and their two chil- dren will join him m London later Last week it was revealed that one of the world's greatest had been dropped from the Moscow Spring Arts Festival Culture Minister Yekaterma Furtseva refused to tell a news conference but he has been in official disfavor because of his friendship with banished author Alexander Solzhemtsyn and an open letter defending artistic freedom that he wrote in 1970 CITYOFLETHBRIDGE COMMUNITY SERVICES DEPARTMENT NATIONAL LIFEGUARD POOL CERTIFICATION COURSE Sponsored by the City of Community Services Department and the Royal Life Saving Alberta and Territories Branch Fritz Sick Pool Weekends of May and May 1974 GENERAL 1 All applicants for the course must be 17 years of age or possess one of the following current awards R L S S Bronze Red R L S S Instructor Y M C A Senior Life- saving present a current medical certificate 2 Registration fee is per which includes all course materials 3 The course will run on Friday Saturday and Sunday all on the above dates 4 Application forms may be obtained at the office of the Community Services 122-5th Avenue Alberta Local 256 for further information 5 NOTE Deadline for receipt of May 1974 HUNGARIAN OLD TIMERS CLUB will hold their MOTHER'S DAY BANQUET MAY 12th .HUNGARIAN HALL P.M. FOR MEMBERS ONLY' Members who will attending must register by May by phoning the or at the Hall Ballerina works nine hours daily Double vision If you were faced with having to make a decision as to which of the above two people is the real Woody Allen and which is the who would you The real Woody Allen is one of America's leading comedians and playwrites. The im- poster is Richard an inspector at General Motors Trim Plant m Windsor If you've come this far and haven't been able to decide the only clue is that the im- poster is wearing a checked shirt. NEW YORK Vero- nica Tennant rediscovers her- self every time she performs becomes your 'ays the principal ballerina of the National Ballet of Canada at least nine hours of work a and it's very hard But I think whenever I get out on stage and I hear the music something always is there for me And it's like a redis- covery Her Giselle in Peter Wright's production of the 1841 classic at the Metropolitan Opera House was rated outstanding by New York critics The National Ballet completes its two-week spring season at the Met Sunday and returns for three weeks in July and August It was the first time the 63- member company had pre- sented Giselle in New York Miss Tennant portrayed Gi- selle a mixture of vigor and says Chve Barnes of the New York Times Mrs. Irving BERN Edith Irving was released from prison at nearby Hindelbank today where she was serving a two-year sentence for her part in the Howard Hughes autobiography a prison official said Mrs has spent 16 months in prisons in the United States and Switzerland for fraud and forgery and depositing cheques worth in a Zurich bank intended as a publisher's payment to billionaire Howard Hughes The German-born wife of United States writer Clifford Irving was found guilty of using a false passport in the name of R Hughes' to deposit cheques made out to R by the publisher for a bogus autobiography written by her husband Mrs Irving's 43-year-old husband was jailed for years in and fined for defrauding the publishing firm He was freed from a federal pnson last January The couple's two small have been looked atter by friends on the Spanish island of where the Irvings lived before they were jailed national Ballet of Can- ada happens to have one of the finest productions of the venerable Barnes writes says Michael lachetta of the New York Daily News of Miss Tennant's performance She danced and beautifully as a girl in then she broke your-heart as she slipped into madness Frances Herndge of the New York Post says she was excellent In The Sleeping Miss Tennant's interpretation of Princess Aurora was nicely Barnes says balances were and her musical phrasing was consistently interesting She is a dancer of distinction SECRET AND FLASHING In Le Loup Barnes sees Miss Tennant as most unusual both secret and flashing It was the first time Le Loup had been brought 'to New York in 20 years Just turned Miss Tennant has been with the company nine years She is married to Dr John a Toronto gastroenterologist Training your body to make muscles do certain things they don t want to do takes 10 to 15 the dancer said in an in terview At the same time I think you really are training your other part of your body which is your emotional and intellectual so that you can handle all the blows that do come along the way aramount TONITE and TUESDAY RESTRICTED ADULT Warning Course Language Throughout Show Times I Many of his fellow Officers considered him the most dangerous I man alive-an honest cop A PARAMOUNT RELEASE DINO OE LAUREMTIIS I p esen s i AL PACING Monday May PARAMOUNT THEATRE SERPICO 700910 No Short Subjects TWO COMPLETE SHOWS 700910 RESTRICTED ADULT PARAMOUNT CINEMA PAPILLON 630 905 No Short Subjects TWO COMPLETE SHOWS 6 30 9 05 ADULT NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN COLLEGE CINEMA LAST TANGO IN PARlS 7 00 9 10 No Short Subjects TWO COMPLETE SHOWS 7 00 9 10 RESTRICTED ADULT GREEN ACRES DRIVE IN THEATRE HIGH PLAINS DRIFTER 9 oo PLAY MISTY FOR ME 11 55 ONE COMPLETE SHOW 9 00 GATES OPEN 8 30 RESTRICTED ADULT paramount TONITE thru WEDNESDAY I 2 I At p.m. I SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN I I Escape Is I CONTAINS VIOLENT 1 COMMl SIRVICIS DIPARTMINT CITY OF LBTHII LIC SWIMMING. AND MUSEUM MIT MIT Mq Mn Miy Mlf Iv FMTZSKX Swim 1200-1 00 Swim 1200 1 00 pm Pulblc Swim 7 30-9 30 p Swim 1200-1 Swim 1200-1 00 p m Free Family Swim 1 00-2 30 p m Public Swirrt 7 30 9 30 p Swim 3 00 6 00 p Swim 1 00 500 pm Family Swim 600 800 Swim 1200-1 00 pm SIR ALEXANDER fiALT 00-4 30 p 00-4 30 p 00 4 30 p 00 4 30 p C1-500p 00-4 30 p m Tonite thru Thursday green acres drive-in They'd never forget the day he drifted into town. CLINT EASTWOOD VERNA BLOOM' Gates open at p.m. One complete show at p.m. RESTRICTED ADULT CLINT EASTWOOD ALLIED ARTISTS .jron n i STEUEDUSTKI HOFHIW1 I in a FRANKLIN J SCHAFFNEP him college cinema RESTRICTED ADULT TONITE thru THURSDAY MISTY .an Imitation to term... COARSE LANGUAGE AND FRANK TREATMENT OF ADULT SEXUALITY MAY BE OBJECTIONASLF TO SOME ;