Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 7, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta
May 1174 THI LITHMIOOI HIRALD-7 Former star of Gunsmoke making television movie LOS ANGELES The director and Amanda accompanied by Tish stepped into a furniture store. There was no saloonkeeper Kitty Russell behind the emotional widow Miss Blake was portraying in The a television movie. Her bright blonde hair was in a chic bouffant for the scene. She was smartly dressed in a dark long- sleeved blouse and a long patchwork shirt. Jewelry dangled from her wrists. The role is Miss Blake's first since quitting Gunsmoke in March and her first dramatic characterization other than Kitty in 19 years. She was offered the part im- mediately after announcing she was quitting Gunsmoke. But she didn't accept the part immediately. read the script and I had some conflicting she Sells... Dark Room Supplies at lower prices 419-5th SirietS. said. the more I got to thinking about it com- ing out of Gunsmoke and going into something so completely different. I figured it would change the Miss Blake said she didn't feel confined in but used to joke that the only thing that happened to Kitty outside of standing around the saloon was to get raped or kidnapped. She said in March she was leaving Gunsmoke because AMANDA BLAKE SOUTHERN ALBERTA THEATRES Theatre SINGS THE in Color Starring Diana Ross. May 7 show at p m NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN. FORT Theatre LAST OF in color. Starring James Coburn and Raquel Welch May 7 show at p.m SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN Theatre COMPANVm color Starring Jeff Bridges and Jerry Brown May 7 shows at and 9.00 p m. RESTRICTED ADULT. PINCHER Theatre LOOK in color. Starring Julie Christie and Donald Sutherland May 7 show at 8 15 p.m RESTRICTED ADULT. TONIGHT thru SATURDAY AT THE Miners' 733-13th St. N. Members and Invited Guests Only POTTED Pot White or Yellow 99 of 6th StrMt A 4th South Downtown commuting from to Hollywood was tiring and she lud other activities she wanted to pursue. The Companion is the first ABC Movie of the Week to go into production for the fall. It is being filmed in the posh suburb of Pacific Palisades. Miss Blake plays a widow who hires Tish Sterling as a unaware that she and her boy-friend are in the business of robbing rich women. Miss Blake said that as soon as she finished the movie she was flying back to her home in Phoenix to pack for a six-week photo trip to Africa with her Frank Gilbert. She is deeply involved in animal con- servation was making two or three trips a she said of her commuting. was constantly in a tur- moil My life wasn't my own. And I found myself getting more and more involved in animal projects and conservation got to the point where I this is going to kill me. I'd been with the show 19 years and I wanted to do other things. It was a tough decision and I made it completely on my own. Comedian sued for divorce SANTA Calif Dick Martin of the comedy team of Rowan and Martin has been sued for divorce by English actress Dolly Read. Miss who appeared in The Valley of the is 30 and formerly co-star on TV's is 52. Miss Read listed irreconcilable differences in her petition filed yesterday and says she and her estranged husband accumulated community assets during their marriage of two years and five months. She seeks alimony and division of community property TO WED SANTA Calif. Margaret who won an Academy Award as the best child actress in and Roy Thorvald a Norwegian-born plan to be married late this month. It will be the second marriage for the 36-year-old and the first for 43. Miss O'Brien made her movie debut at the age of four in Babes in and in 1945- 46 was voted one of the 10 top stars at the box office. EDGAR AWARD NEW YORK An Edgar for the best mystery novel of 1973 has been awarded to Tony Hillerman for The Dance Hall of the Dead. The awarded by the Mystery Writers of America at its annual Edgar Allan Poe Awards are statuettes of Poe. a former newspaper now is a professor of journalism at the University of New Mexico. A Grand Master award for distinction in the mystery novel went to Ross Macdonald. Voted best mystery screen- play was The Last of by Stephen Sondheim and Anthony Perkins. The award for best special teleplay went to Lane Slate for Isn't It Voted best teleplay for a series was Requiem for an Informer by Sy Salkowitz. Royal show LONDON Members of the RCMP musical ride trooped past the royal box in front of the Queen and Prince Philip on marking the first formal activity in a 12- day stay in Britain. The ride-past was held during an interval in a polo game at Windsor Great near Windsor Castle just outside London. The'f'rst performance of the famed musical ride will be held Thursday night as part of the annual Royal Windsor Horse Show. The ride will be performed daily at the horse show until May 12. the troop will perform in a number of coun- tries in continental Europe be- fore returning to Canada in late June. Veteran actress receives award Group to skip pageant Mont. A group which has sponsored a re-enactment of the Little Big Horn showdown between the Seventh Cavalry and the Sioux Nation says it will skip the pageant this year. Harold chairman of Big Horn County Special Events says the show has been cancelled for several reasons He said one reason is that the whites who get slaughtered every year are losing their zest. An expected drop in tourism due to the energy shortage could result in a deficit for his Stanton said. he added that a big show is being planned for 1976 to coincide with the nation's Bicentennial celebration Britain's king of swing dead LONDON Bandleader Britain's king of swing in the big band died in Switzerland friends reported today. born Gerald dominated the dance band scene in the 1930's and during the Second World War. As public taste changed he moved into television management and promotion of concert and cabaret performers throughout the world Friends said he died from a heart a tack while on vacation with his at near Geneva. In recent with interest in the big band he took time out from his extensive business interests to return to performing. Singer held CARACAS British pop star Tom summoned to 'appear before a Venezuelan judge here was turned back Sunday when he tried to board an aircraft to fly to Miami. Judicial sources said today who has been performing here at the end of South American has been summoned to appear before a judge in connection with a complaint by a Venezuelan journalist who alleges he was punched in the face by a member of the singer's entourage last week. Show Times May 7 PARAMOUNT THEATRE SERPICO. 7009-10 No Short Subjects TWO COMPLETE SHOWS. 7 00 9 10 RESTRICTED ADULT PARAMOUNT CINEMA PAPILLON- 9'05 No Short Subjects TWO COMPLETE SHOWS' 6 30 9 05 ADULT NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN COLLEGE CINEMA LAST TANGO IN PARIS. 7 00 9 10 No Short Subjects TWO COMPLETE SHOWS' 7-00 9 10 RESTRICTED ADULT QftKN DRIVE IN THEATRE HIGH PLAINS DRIFTER 9'00 PLAY MISTY FOR ME. 11.55 ONE COMPLETE SHOW 900 GATES OPEN RESTRICTED ADULT Hat from Calgary Calgary Mayor Rod watches Expo 74 president King Cole put on a cowboy hat that he received as a gift Sunday at the World Fair in Wash. Sunday was Calgary day at the fair. Mo. Actress Helen Hayes has received an award given only once before. Miss who twice has won an was presented Friday with the Maude Adams award by Stephens College. The honoring outstanding had been given previously only to the late Agnes Moorehead in 1971. Miss Moorehead died early last week. The Stephens class of 1946 established the award in the name of Maude who was known as the lady of the in the early 1900s. BORE PORTRAIT The Lincoln one-cent piece was the first U.S. coin of a regular series to bear the por- trait of an actual person. paramount STARTS TOMORROW AT AND P.M. Dear This has got to be the whackiest Western you will ever It's nutty and just plain funny. ADULT NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILORE GENEWILDER SLIMPICKENS DAVIDHUDDLESTON CLAUDEENNISSTARRERJR KIMS IL BROOKS HARVEY MAN and MADELINE KAHN MEL BROOKS NORMAN STEINBERG ANDREW BERGMAN RICHARD PRYOR ALANUGER SKnhANDREW BERGMAN WucedbvMICHAELHERTZBERG aramount LAST TIMES TONITE RESTRICTED ADULT Warning Throughout Many of his fellow officers considered him the most dangerous man alive-an honest cop OMO DE LAURENTltB presenti. AL PACING paramount cinema TONITE and WEDNESDAY 2 Shows At p.m. ADULT-NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN Escape is CONTAINS VIOLENT ALLIED ARTISTS puN'nis STEVE DUSTin fflcQUEEIl HOFFflWI in a FRANKLIN JSCHAFFNER him PflMULOfl college cinema RESTRICTED ADULT NOW SHOWING fire stone STORES Corner 3rd Ave. 8th St. S. Phone 327-8548 We make it with guaranteed service 4-WHEEL10-POINT DRUM BRAKE RELINE 1 True the drums on all wheels 2 Arc ihe new linings for perfeci braking contact 3 Check Ihe master cylinders 4 Check the wheel cylinders 5 Check brake shoe return springs 6 Check brake fluid lines 7 Add premium quality brake fluid 6 Check and repack outer front wheel bearings 9 Road test your car 10 FRONT WHEEL DISC BRAKE SERVICE only If your car needs these additional services Wo reface rotors at 95 each We rebuild calipers from 114 45 We II advise you before proceeding with any additional work GUARANTEED FOR 24.000 MILES OK 24 MONTHS Includes Odlun Toyotl FRONT WHEEL ALIGNMENT AND STATIC BALANCE We'll repack outer front wheel adjust brakes and a complete safety inspection. Toyota and Dttiun Tortion twri due brahtt and conditioning anra LAWN AND GARDEN FERTILIZER 298 _ 06-22-043-6 Wills 16-20-0 fertilizer pro- vides all season feeding WINDSHIELD WASHER ANTI-FREEZE Gallon FRANK TREATMENT OF ADULT SEXUALITY MAY BE OBJECTIONABLE TO SOME green acres drive-In RESTRICTED ADULT TONITE AND WEDNESDAY They'd never forget the day he drifted into town. HIT NO. 2 CUHTIAinvOOD MISTY ran MT OMN I'M P.M. ONI COMPfJTI p.m.