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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 8, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Tuesday, May 9, 1973 THE LETHBRIDCfi HERALD 7 Behind the scenes Prime Minister Trudeau receives a final pat behind the scenes from make-up girl Leslie Haynes prior to a television appearance in Toronto. Press still upsets PM OTTAWA (CP) Since the i election last fall, there has been t a consensus among reporters that Prime MMnister Trudeau has adopted a more conciliatory attitude toward the media than he was given credit for pre- viously. But he showed during a week- end tour cf Ontario that he still has his testy moments. Friday nisht at a Liberal party reception in Toronto, he was visibly annoyed when asked why his wife, Margaret, left the room suddenly, looking pale and strained, midway through his speech. "Oh he said without stepping, then disappeared into an elevator, adding only that he hcpsd she was all right. It was left to aides to explain that Mrs. Trudeau was bothered by television lights. The next day, in a television interview, he criticized a pho- tographer for shcoting a picture LADIES' AUXILIARY TO THE Lefhbridge Minor Hockey Association 1st Annual iPRING FROLIC SOCIAL and DANCE SATURDAY, MAY 12fh 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. CIVIC SPORTS CENTRE GYM 1 Refreshments available Lunch will be served Music by "4 HITS A MISS" TICKETS: per couple. Available at Joe Green's Shoes and Northside Bakery. TICKET DEADLINE WED., MAY 9th EVERYONE WELCOME! TONIGHT "Barney and tlie Beermits5 733 13th St. N. MEMBERS AND THEIR GUESTS ONLY of him dressed in a buckskin coat as he entered the Gover- nor-General's residence the day after the Oct. 30 election. He said the visit was infor- mal. OUTCOME IN DOUBT He did not mention that the election results at that point in- dicated a saw-off between the Liberals and Conservatives and his visit to Government" House should have been interpreted in a number cf ways. Saturday night at North Bay, the press upset him. again when a CBC sound man slipped on stage to move a microphone from a table, where the prime minister was sitting, to a lec- tern where he got up each time to answer questions from the audience. "What's tills m icrophone doing he asked, then won a burst of applause from the audience by moving it abruptly back to the table. The sound man said later he had been told Mr. Trudeau would speak only at the table and had arranged with the chairman to move the micro- phone if there were any change in plans. When the chairman did not move it to the lectern, he said, he shifted it himself. ANSWER IMPORTANT "It's as though my other an- swers weren't Mr. Trudeau said. "This (answer) is the only one that matters." Earlier Saturday, he got the best of ths press in a way that few regretted. He left many reporters and equipment laden cameramen flagging in his wake as he jog- ged briskly through the last half cf a 3.2-mile course he covered in a Miles for Million charity march in Toronto. "He sets a hell cf a pace." one of them said later. "We should have given him the cam- eras to carry.'' soulii mm MUMS MOVIES 'YOU' LIKE BEST CARDSTON Mayfair Theatre "YOU'LL LIKE MY MOTHER" In Technicolor. Starring Patty Duke, Richard Thomas and Rosemary Murphy. Tuesday and Wednesday, May 8 and 9. Tuesday show at p.m. ADULT-NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN. FORT MACLEOD Empress Theatre 'CARNAL color. Stan-ing Ami-Margaret and Jack Nicholson. Tuesday and Wednesday. May 8 and 9. Tuesday show at p.m. RESTRICTED ADULT. PINCHER CREEK-Fcx Theatre HOSPITAL" In color. Starring George C. Scott. and Wednesday, May R and 9. Tuesday show at p.m. ADULT NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN. TABER Tower Theatre "X. Y AND Z" In color. Starring Elizabeth Taylor, James Caan and Suzannah York. Tuesday, May 8. Shows at and p.m. RESTRICTED ADULT. Prc'iest demands more Canadian talent at CNE TORONTO (CP) A protest demanding more Canadian tal- ent for the Canadian National Exhibition was held at city hall where thousands of persons 'fin- ished their Miles for Millions walk. Ben Nobleman, a York bor- ough alderman and president of a group called the Society for Recognition of Canadian Tal- ent, said: "We collected more than names. And they came from many parts of Canada." He said the only Canadian group at the CNE this year will be the Guess Who rock band from Winnipeg. Western music fans of Stom- pin' Tom Connors as well as demonstrators from the Corn- mi tlee for An Independent Can- ada also ioined the orotest. Ape pictures producer heaves sigh of relief LOS ANGELES (AP) Ar- thur Jacobs, who has made mil- lions with talking apes, is say- ing farevyell to the creatures with a mixture of relief and re- gret. Relief, because his five Planet of the Apes movies have been complicated productions requiring more ingenuity with each one. Regret, because the films have been the producer's biggest successes. "Naturally, I'm fond of the Emmy awards split into two shows NEW YORK (AP) The Na- tional Academy of Television Arts and Sciences this year is giving its Emmy awards in two separate for enter- tainment and the other for news achievements. The entertainment awards- voted on by members of the TV entertainment be given out May 20 in Los Ange- les in ceremonies broadcast by the ABC television network. Two days later, CBS will tele- vise Emmy news-awards cere- monies here. Judges were TV critics from newspapers around the country. They convened in Chicago late in April to view the entries and cast ballots. Broadcast journalists weren't invited to participate in the vot- ing for Emmy news awards be- cause of possible conflict-of-in- terest, said academy officials. The idea of TV critics as judges was endorsed by the net- works and recommended by the journalism school professors who have judged TV news for the academy in the past. BALTIMORE (AP) Blaze Starr, the West Virginia farm girl and car hop who became one of the foremost American burlesque dancers, said Sunday she has signed a contract for a book about her life. Miss Starr said This is My Life will be published by Prae- ger Publishers Inc., and written by Huey Perry. She said it will also contain an introduction by her mother. New films will be shown in Alberta theatres NEW YORK (CP) Eight new movies based on well- known contemporary plays will be shown in 35 theatres across Canada starting next fall. The Canadian theatres in 24 cities will join more than 450 theatres in the United States in presenting simultaneously the 1973-74 premiere season of the American Film Theatre start- ing in October. Tickets will be sold by sub- scription with showings sched- uled in the afternoon and even- ings on two successive regular- ly scheduled weekdays each month for eight months. The agreement to show the new movies in Canada and the U.S. at the same time was an- Singer's tvig catches fire during show VIENNA, Austria (AP) Tosca's murder of Baron Scarpia had to be postponed for seven minutes at the Vi- enna State Opera last night when Soviet soprano Galina Vishnevskaya got too close to a candle as she advanced dagger in hand. The singer's wig caught fire: the curtain was lowered; firemen put out the flames; Miss Vishnevskaya was treat- ed for slight burns; the cur- tain was raised again; she stabbed baritone Kostas Pas- kalis, and the act ended with a big hand from the audi- ence. nounced here by Melvin Hop- penheim, president of Conevi- sion Ltd. of Montreal and Ely Landau, president of the Amer- ican Film Theatre. International Film Distribut- ors Ltd. of Toronto will serve as the distribution and seme- ing agent in Canada. WERE STAGE HITS The new movies are Eugene O'Neill's The Iceman Cometh, Eugene lonesco's Rhinoceros, Harold Pinter's The Homecom- ing, Edward Albee's A Deli- cate Blance, John Osborne's Luther. Simon Gray's Butley, Kurt Weil and Maxwell Ander- son's Lost in the Stars and Lau- rence Olivier's production of Anton Chekhov's Three Sisters. The films star such perfoim.- ers as Alan Bates, Karen Black, Jeff Bridges, Katharine Hep- burn. Ian Holm, Stacy Keach, Fredric March, Lee Marvin, Vivien Merchant, Zero Mostel, Laurence Olivier, Brock Peters, Kate Reid, Lee Rem- ick, Robert Ryan, Paul Sco- field, Jessica Tandy and Gene Wilder. In Alberta, the films will be shown at Calgary and Edmon- ton. RECORD SEASON QUEBEC (CP) The port of Quebec handled 2.18 million tons of cargo in the first three months of 1973 compared with 196 million tons in the corre- sponding period in 1972. The port received 1.27 million tons of merchandise and shipped out tons between January and March, 1973 which repre- sents another record season of winter shipping. green acres drive-in LAST TIMES TONIGHT Mayor Majtalh Dr. Courts Hwy., 327-1100 g FIRST RUN HORROR FEATURES 2 For Lovers of the Occult DRAfMH mm And for Lovers of the Macabre WSCENDO COLOR WED.r THUfcS., and SAT. "A smashing mystery, loaded with comedy and fun...great ADULT WHO DID IT? Man's test friend... or a man? they only kill theirmasters Gates at p.m. One Complete Show al p.m. HIT "WRATH OF GOD" NO. 2 IN COLOR with ROBERT MITCHUM said Jacobs, 51, "but it has become harder to find new plots that will work." "Besides, I have other films I want to make. I don't want to keep turning out apes pictures like Charlie Chans or Tarzans. "In both those cases, the first five or so of the series were ex- cellent. Then, as the series fell into other hands, they became routine and not so good. I'd rather quit while we're ahead." The producer has been finish- ing up The Battle for the Plan- ets of the Apes, which will be in theatres this summer. That doesn't mean the end of the "apes." They'll be re-released in theatres for years to come. And Jacobs has given 20th Cen- tury-Fox rights to develop a television series. INSPIRED BY KOXG Jacobs, who was press agent for Marilyn Monroe, Gregory Peck and" other stars before turning producer, said the ape movies started in Paris in 19C3. "Literary agents asked me what I was looking for, and I said 'I wish King Kong hadn't been made so I could make it." One of the agents told him of a new book by Pierre Boulle, who wrote Bridge Over the River Kwai. It was a story of a futuristic planet occupied by in- telligent apes. After a series cf talks by stu- dio heads the producer decided he needed a star to sell the package. He sent a script to Marlon Brando, who said he didn't understand it. Charlton Heston did, but Richard Zanuck, then produc- tion boss at 20th Century-Fox, said: "Nobody will believe Charlton Heston talking to an ape." Jacobs had Franklin Schaff- ner direct a 10-minute scene of Heston talking to Edward G. Robinson in ape makeup. Za- nuck was sold. The film was made for S53 Robinson. The makeup gave him claustrophobia, and he withdrew from the cast. Today's1 Sho'wtimes PARAMOUNT Short Subjects "Jerimiab Johnson'1 Last Complete Show Family PARAMOUNT CINEMA Short Subjects "Sounder" Last Complete Show Family COLLEGE CINEMA "Sweet Sins of Sexy Susan" "Yes" Last Complete Show Restricted Adult GREEN ACRES DRIVE IN "Dracula AD 72'' "Crescendo" One Complete Show Adult New radio station system advocated OTTAWA (CP) The chair- man of the Canadian Radio- Television Commission (CRTC) says a batter system of eval- uating radio station programm- ing must be developed. Speaking on the CTV program Question Period, Pierre Juneau laid there must be a better way of evaluating a radio station's programming to see that it is producing what it promised. "We've seen too many people, and we still see it, who promise all kinds of things but then the facts lead them to a different policy after a few he said. He refused to name specific stations. "If you are going to take li- cences away jou've got to de- velop a better system of eval- uating precisely, not just in general said Mr. Juneau. He said that the policy pro- posal on private FM radio an- nounced April 19 is aimed at producing "greater quality and greater diversity" in private ra- dio. Mr. Juneau, recently a p- pointed to a second seven-year term as CRTC chairman, saic that FM licences under the pro- posed policy will go to people who show they can provide "something different" from commercial AM radio. Mr. Juneau said licences un- der the new policy not bo denied people who already own commercial AM radio stations. "It might be better in order to achieve thiy goal to give the licence to an existing operator who perhaps could afford tc provide diversity of service. DEAN NAMED QUEBEC (CPi Pierre Verge, 37, who obtained his doc- torate in law from Laval in 1970, has been named dean of Laval University's law faculty, succeeding Hubert Reid. Admit- ted to the Quebec bar in June, 1S61, Verge began duties as a professor at al in 1967. Ii NOW SHGWftSG at p.m. Sth St. 4th Ave. South. 327 5100 HURRY LAST FEW DAYS T'THE FILM IS A FAMILY RARiTY. A MOVIE THE WHOLE FAMILY CAM ENJOY." -Ebony Magazina cinema AT LAST; A- COMPASSION-, ABOUT BEING BLACK IN 5" AMERICA. -JAY Time Magazirte A Robert B. Rjxdnitr'MarUn HI't 0' 'CC-C- _ paramount 8th St. 4th Aie. South, 327-5100 SHOWING of and 9.10 p m. some say he's cfea d... FAAMY some say he never will be. ROBERT RcDFORD in A Sydney Fbllack Fi'-V JERc'.'lAH JOHNSON Joe Wizan-Sai'vd Prnduciior, Co Var in C ALIA N L- cinema 20th AVB. Si Mayor Mayatll Dr., 328 6300- STARTS at and p.m. Meet Shamus, the private The more he's roughed up, the rougher he plays! HMI1MAN fwducton LAST TIMES TONIGHT "SWKT SINS OF SEXY SUSAN" ;