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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 11, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Sinatra drops libel suit LOS ANGELES (AP) Frank Sinatra says he has dropped a million libel suit against a weekly tabloid tbal published stories saying Sin- atra had cancer, and Hint he was married and an expectant lalhcr. Sinatra said here he dropped his suil alter the weekly, Mid- night, published a retraction, paid the entertainer "minimal MARQUSS CABARET Due lo prior commilmcnt there will be NO CABARET this weekend in the Grenadier Room "RIA" will be entertaining In the 'RED COACH LOUNGE' COME AND ENJOY THIS EXTREMELY FINE ENTERTAINER THURSDAY, FRIDAY, SATURDAY 1751 "rd AvcniTB Ss'-'Jh EVERY THURSDAY 8 p.m. 16 GAMES JACKPOT IN 50 NUMBERS 2nd JACKPOT IN 55 NUMBERS IN 56 NOS. IN 57 NOS. If no bingo called after 57 nos. we will continue for NO ONE UNDER 16 YEARS AUOWED1 PUBtlC-UPSTAIRS ELKS AND GUESTS DOWNSTAIRS for ELKS and GUESTS in CLUB ROOMS THURSDAY, MAY 11-BARNEY AND THE BEER NUTS FRIDAY, MAY 12-BLUES SATURDAY, MAY 13-4 HITS AND A MISS New breed of angel on Broadway NEW YORK (AP) A new hnral of angel lias turned up mi Broadway. Actors are so eager to have the show go on thai they've put their savings whero their hufCi are. "There's never ever been a production like (his in the his- tory of exclaims Larry Blyilon, leader of the un- fiscal covcv. Just how rare it all may be is not statistically dcmonstrahlc, but the circumstances surround- ing the current revival of A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Ihe Forum afford new proof of how there Is no busi- ness like show business. The improbable sequence of chaotic events which eventually landed the production amid unanimously rave reviews at the Lunt-FonUiame Thfeatre hero began last November. A Funny Thing was the first show put on by a new manage- ment at the Los Angeles Music Centre, with Phil Silvers star- ring. Blyden, cast in a support- ing role, recalls the premiere as iust short of total disaster. "Everyone was disenchanted because Phil wasn't up to ex- Passport Photos .Wciurt Womlng PhoM SuppIlM A. E. CROSS STUDIO 3J8-011I 710 3rd Av.. S. Phone 326-0223 YOUR DEALER WITH SERVICE SEE THE MODULAR SOLID STATE COLOR TV RADIO AND TV 302 13Jri ST. N. JACK'S SOUTHERN ALBERTA CORNER 2nd AVE. and 13th ST. N. CARDSTON Mayfair Theatre "THE ANDROMEDA STRAIN" In Color. Starring David Wa3Tie, James Olson and Kate Reid. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Way 11, 12 and 13. Thursday show at p.m. Family. MILK RIVER Sunland Theatre "ANGEL UNCHAINED" In Color. Starring Don Stroud, Luke Askew and Aldo Ray. Friday and Saturday, May 12 and 13. Friday show at p.m. Adult. PICTURE BUTTE-Cinema Theatre "PLAZA SUITE" In Color. Starring Waller Matthau. Friday, Saturday and Sunday, May 12, 13 and 14. Friday show at p.m. Adult not suitable for children. PINCHER CREEK Fox Theatre "10 RILLINGTON PLACE" In Color. Thursday, May 11, show at p.m. Adult not suitable for children. TABER Tower Theatre "THEY MIGHT BE GIANTS" In Color. Starring George C. Scott and Joanne Woodward. Thursday and Friday, May 11 and 12. Thursday shows at and p.m. Adult. THE QUBROOMS Friday "ACES HIGH" Saturday "MINT JULEPS" Members and Invited Guests! COMMUNITY SERVICES DEPARTMENT OF LETHBRIDGE Public Swimming Schedule FRITZ SICK POOL Fri., May 12- NOON HOUR SWIM p.m. Public Swimming.............. 7 p.m. Sat, May 13- Poblic Swimming............. p.m. Sun., May Public Swimming p.m. Family Swimming p.m. Man-, May NOON HOUR SWIM p.m. says the a c t o whose admiration for the ebul ent comedian verges on ecstas "Well, that opinion came fro people who haven't the vague notion how talent function Some players lake a long tim to get into a role." BECOMES 'SELL-OUT1 Nightmare errors of the opei ing night were repaired, favor bio succeetl'3 opening dismay. By the end the six-week run the SRO sig was up in the lobby. Something else was also ev dent backstage. "A remarkable e n s e m b 1 spirit had says Bl; den. "By the third week I wante to get the rights to take tl production elsewhere, it was s good. they wanted to get New York producer and ke saying, 'What doss an actc know about Ills rccnrd r.n impreuar was limited to a lone, futile ve ture as co-sponsor 10 years ag with Tony Perkins of Harold, play that lasted on Broadwa one night. Three or four Broadway ma agws, including David Mcrric! came West to look, and we; away. "At 1 o'clock on the momin before we were to close ther was a Blyden recall "Suddenly everyone was lookin at me and I was really angry AH of a sudden I had to dock whether it meant that much t me." Finally he said yes becaus some prior skirmishing mat him confident of prompt acces to of an anticipate nut. The balance was t be raised by a couple of inte: ested businessmen. FUNDS FALL SHORT "We thought we'd be ready I move on in two or three week: But when I went to the peopl who had promised, it turned 01 I had just Raising th rest was unbelievable." At this point in the saga, Si vers quips: "What Larry di was fantastic. He was all ove the place, to Houston, Dallas Fort Worth. I think he got ?1 from a newsboy." Eventually Blyden accumu lated from about backers, among whom wer nine members of the company Together, the cast contributio came to Among the biggest backers Is Carl put up ev erylhing he had to come t Broadway." The lusty bariton portrays a mighty Roman war rior in the farcical romp, an thus far has been rewarded wit glowing personal notices. Other participating player are Lew 30 year since he's been Owens, who is 84, and Job Hansen, 20, who figured, "wha an adventure lo do a New Yor show once" before settling dow: lo a hoped-for career as a: oceanographer. for the Quality Headquarters Dodse Colt is llic toush little car Hints big on dependability. Its strength starts'with imilix.cd construction, a design feature (hat combines body and frame inlo one solid, safe unit. Before Colt could be announced it had lo prove itself over some of the toughest roads and driving conditions in I he world. Dodsc Coll is a lot of car with such standard features as: front disc brakes; How-through ventilation; reclining bucket seals except adjustable steering column; overhead cam fully synchronized four-on-thc-floor; inside hood release; and a trunk lid that works as a radio antenna. How's that for the complelc lilllc car. Av.lil.inlc in coupe, 4 door SMIion 2 door Hardtop ami'1 dour Il's the lowest prkvJ line of Uudgc cars going. The financial problem still wasn't settled. There was that other pledged by lily- den's associates. There were al! kinds o[ legal complications, too. READY FOR OPENING Broadway producer D a v I c Black finally was recruited with the last and with all the cash finally raised, the com- pany prepared to go to Chicago. In Chicago, the show opened in a blizzard. Parker had fallen 111 and Silvers was limping around with a pulled leg mus- cle. The reviews, however, were enthusiastic. With growing con- fidence and high morale, some extra funds were raised for the trip to Broadway. Because of a rapidly shrink- ing cashbox, [he production sud- denly moved its scheduled open- ing up a into the middle oE major Christian and Jewish relipious observances. lilydcn declares it was a cal- culated wanted to be open Tor the post-Easter week which traditionally is one of the [rest two of the entire year. A Funny Thing did get In under the deadline wire for the annual Tony Awards considera- tion and captured three nomina- Silvers, Blyden and director Hurt Shevelove. News service slate named HALIFAX (CP) W. A. Speers Vancouver was re- elected today as president of Broadcast News Ltd., the news service of private broadcasting stations in Canada. He is vice-president of Selkirk Holdings Ltd., owner and opera- tor of a number of broadcasting stations in Western Canada. The Broadcast News board o! directors met in Halifax to dis- cuss development of the service now delivered to 301 private radio and television stations. Gabriel Gilbert of Le Soleil, president of The Canadian Press, Canada's national news- gathering organization, was elected vice-president, succeed ing Norman Smith of the Ot- tawa Journal. Mr. Smith contin- ues as a director. Other directors are: A..R. W. Locldiart of CFBC Saint John, N.B.; Jean Pouliot, CFCM-TV Quebec, Douglas Trowell, KEY Toronto; Jack M. David- son, CJAY-TV Winnipeg; Ross Edmonton Journal; R. Malone, Winnipeg Free Press; and St. Clair McCabe, Moose Jaw Times-Herald. Broadcast News service Is lased on news of The Canadian 3ress, The Associated Press, Neuters and Agence France- Presse as well as news contrib- uted by broadcasting stations. Thursday, May 11, 1972 THE IETHBRIDGE HEBAID 7 Mclntyre ranch TV show big Prague festival MONTREAL (CP) Iladio- Canada, Ihe CEC's French-lan- guage television network, has entered a documentary on heel cattle ranching in Canada in Hie international Television Festival in Prague, Czechoslo- vakia, it announced today. The 30-minule documentary le Beouf de L'ouesl was direded by Georges Francon and written by Jacques Ouvrard as part of a scries on agri- culture in Canada. Much of the documentary was filmed on the Mclntyre Ranch near one of the fnunlry'.1; largest with head. The festival Is lo be held June 14-21. ROYALTY IN WALKATIION MASERU, Lesotho (Rculer) Mnslioe.shrxi II o[ Le- sotho and Mamohala were among lld'i persons who took part in a 20-mile charity walk to raise money for tha Save the Children Fund. SATURDAY MATINEE only ot p.m. SATURDAY at and p.m. SUNDAY ct ONtY HER SCRAPPY POP BECOMES A HERO! METRO-GOLDVWN-MAYER rnnmn FAMILY XMlCaSP TECHNICOLOR- REEK ACRES DRIVE-IN LAST TIME TONIGHT "HORNET'S NEST" IN COtOR ROCK HUDSON 'NED KELLY" IN colon NICK JAGGER FRIDAY and SATURDAY SftBAl COLOR UnrtBdArtlSfB I SECOND FEATURE THE MCKENZIE BREAK The Ultimate Escape Film GATES OPEN P.M. SHOW AT P.M. LAST TIMES TONIGHT AT AND 9.15 P.M. The first fun pkture of the year! Robert Redford TflC George Segal Hock 1 RESTRICTED ADULT COLlCGt BIHTE TOVE SUSAN HUflLEY INGER STFNDER DANIEL GELIN TONIGHT Gnd FRIDAY end Ihe AIRHOSTESSfS FPOM COPENHAGEN Piodnccd RocK Scclf Product b) MANFRCDMAW AT AND P.M. ADUtT-NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN TONIGHT thru SAT. AT nnd P.M. It's called THECAHEY PANAVIS10N' METROCOLOR STARTS TOMORROW At and p.rn YOU ARE LOOKED Mi RESTRfCTED ADULT No cage can e. STATING? TARd MGM Prssonls "SITTING TARGET" Slurring OLIVER REED ,JILL ST. JOHN ;