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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 11, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta TotJay.'s Showtimes PARAMOUNT Friday Short Subjects "Jerimiah Johnson" Last Complete Show Family Saturday Short Subjects "Jerimiah Johnson" 2.30, Last Complete Show PARAMOUNT CINEMA Friday and Saturday Short Subjects "Heartbreak Kid" Last Complete Show Adult, Not Suitable for Children COLLEGE CINEMA Friday and Saturday Short Subjects "Shamus" Last Complete Show Restricted Adult GREEN ACRES DRIVE IN Friday and Saturday "They Only Kill Their Masters" "Wrath of God" One Complete Show Adult THE ALEC HOTEL Presents in the Saloon Tavern "THE LINEMEN" This Thursday, Friday and Saturday TAKE MOTHER OUT TO DINE The Town Chef SPECIAL MOTHER'S DAY MENU Sunday, May 13th PHONE 327-6412 FOR RESERVATIONS Open Sunday From 12 Noon to p.m. Across from the Paramount Thearrt SOUTHERN ALBERTA THEATRES CARDSTON Mayfair Theatre "THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN RIDE" In color. Star- ring Lee Van Cleef. Friday and Saturday, May 11 and 12. Friday shows at and 9.00 p m. Adult. Special Saturday atfernoon matrnee "THE FAMILY JEWELS' In color. Starring Jerry Lewis. Saturday, May 12 .Show at p.m. Family. FORT MACLEOD Empress Theatre "ESCAPE FROM THE PLANET OF APES" In color, Starring fioddv MsDowell Friday and Saturday, May ll and 12 Shows at 7 and 9 00 p m. Saturday matinee at 2pm. Family PINCHER CREEK Fox Theatre "DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER" In Technicolor. Star- ring Sean Oonnery, Jill St John and Charles Gray Fri- day showing at 7-00 and 9'00 pm Adult Special Saturday afternoon matinee "ARIZONA BTJSHWACKERS" In Technicolor. Saturday, May 12 at p m. Family. TABER Tower Theatre "NICOLAS AND ALEXANDRA" In color. Starring Michael Jayston and Janet Suzmaii. Friday and Satur- day, May 11 and 12 Friday one show only at p.m. Adult. Special Saturday afternoon matinee "GUNS OF THE BLACK WITCH" In color. Saturday, May 12. Show at pm. Family. Come to and say When you purchase 14 pieces of You will receive box CADBURY CHOCOLATES Tell mom you care I at AdW Two Locations: 210-3 Ave. S. 1607 Mayor Magrath Dr. SPECIAL IN EFFECT SATURDAY AND SUNDAY ONLY niiiHiiiiiiiiuiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiilill Joan Waterfield NTERTAINMENT LYE E MAN is given his first birth, but he must earn his sec- ond. Jeremiah Johnson seeks his by leaving the sea and painful memories of war to head for the high country and life as a mountain man. This lonely saga of Johnson has been made into a visually lovely if at times slow moving movie by director Sydney Pol- lack. He's got a pretty sure thing in the box office appeal of Robert Bedford who obviously relishes his role as the early 19th century dropout. Bedford in his own life goes to the mountains of Utah to escape the Hollywood rat race so its is believable that he brings ?o his characterization the indelible sound of private experience Better still though Geer and Stefan Gierasch who midwive Bedford through his tough apprenticeship. Geer is absolutely wonderful as Bear Claws, a tough and feisty old codger of the sink or swim school whose idea of fun is to lead a grizzly into his cabin and let Johnson cope. Likewise with tfwe (Gier- a mountain man of low ethnics and high courage dis- covered rirst buried up to his neck in sand, playing his own brand of mountain madness to the hilt. And what a relief to find the love intelest, an Indian maiden bartered in pride by her Flat- head chief father is not a pretty little Mexican masquerader speaking with unforked tongue. Delle Bonton has a pure con- vincing beauty and, as the gen- tle bride, makes an impressive debut. Where the film languishes is in the compression of the time of learning and the ultimate creation of Johnson the legend. Much more could have been made of the early learning pro- cess with Will Geer. Less con- fusion might have been creat- ed to explain the relentless pur- suit of Johnson by the Crow. Was it for the despoiling of the sacred burying ground or the slaughter initiated by Uwe? There are too many shots of horsemen emerging hazily from brush and butte, too many silent confrontations Yet one can applaud the honest intent of the director to give better in- sight into Indian white rela- tions and one would have to have a tin-eye indeed not to get drunk on the visual splen- dor of a free and noble ter- rain. t SURE THINGS seen this past week on Channel 13, That Certain summer will certainly pick up an Emmy, May 20, as best TV movie of the year. Awards already garnered in- clude the Silver Nymph, (best TV (International Tele- vision Festival, Monte Carlo) Golden Globe (Hollywood For- eign Best Director (Di- rectors' Guild) and Best Ori- ginal Teleplay (Writers Guild) More telling than any award is the giant step taken by tele- vision in the- handling of the delicate subject of homosexual- ity. Hal Holbrook again proved his superb talents as an actor; no other could have brought such force and subtlety to the role. No less were the contribu- tions of Martin Sheen's sensitive performance; Hope Lange as the still-loved and loving wife; Scott Jacoby, the young son re- pelled b> a situation that de- fies his understanding. The butt of the cheap joke, the subject in That Certain Summer moved from a twilight imposed by society into a new day of understanding and com- passion. A BUSY: That's MurM Jolliffe. Together with regular classes she's rehearsing the numbers to be included in Art Council's Sunday Afternoon at the Yates, drilling her corps de ballet for Pineapple Poll to be staged during the Playgoers Festival Week and readying her dancers for the annual Evening of Dance in early June. There's well deserved pride, too, in that a former stu- dent Esther Murillo has not only received a Canada Council grant for study but has now pined the National Ballet com- pany; in another, Jane Lee, now married and with her dan- cer husband in a Peruvian company; that daughter Carol will study this summer with the Royal Academy in London; and that Vanessa Plettell has re- ceived a tuition scholarship at the Banff School of Fine Arts. H PEOPLE: Betty Sorensen, drama instructor at the Com- munity College, is looking for the publisher of the play The MALE QUARTET from NORTHWEST BAPTIST THEOLOGICAL COLLEGE VANCOUVER, B.C. TONIGHT P.M. Lethbridge Alliance Church 1202-3rd Avenue South Thirteen Clocks; Frank Fea- therstone is on the hunt for the sheet music of Burlington Bertie (remember Julie An- drews sang it in and later on her TV Bill Mathe- son has gotten hold of two spiked helmets (Second World World War German Imperial Army) and there's good news for old friend Cliff Black; your beloved Ethel and Albert skits, of the popular 1940's radio comedy series are being revived, with Peg Lynch, who wrote more than scripts in the series, as Ethel and Karl Schmidt as Albert. IN TOWN: Although briefly. Wally Grieve, on assisgnment from CBC to locate performeis who can sing or play tradition- al Non-North American ethnic music. No auditions are being held at this time but if you're interested call the Bowman Arts Centre, 327-2813 for fuller details. AND OUT: At the Calgary Planetarium Theatre from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. tomorrow after- noon the Southern Alberta Opera Association will hold auditions. These are for their second season productions, Ri- goletto in November, Carmen in February of next year. An accompanist will be provided, but bring your own music. V V- V ALL AROUND: Tonight, The Pirates of Penzance Sunday, Junior and High School Art Show (Winston Arts Council's Sunday After- noon at the Yates Concert; Tuesday, L.C.I. Band Concert (Yates) And Ahead, The Playgoers Festival Week, Com- edy, Musical Theatre, Ballet, Children's Theatre, melo- drama, Musical Memories. Children's show chopped by CBC MONTREAL (CP) Helene, Baillargeon, the of the j television program Chez Hel- ene. is out of a job, but she's not out of work. After 14 years of teaching painless French to pre-schoolers for the CBC, her program has been cancelled. "I'll have lots to she said in an interview jesterday. "I have a chance to go back to in- volvement in French networks, -Hiw la bah Latt til Smttl "REAL TREASURE" CAN BE YOURS with Whlit'i Detector SEE YOUR LOCAL DEALER HIM ABOUT THE SUPER-SENSITIVE TRANSMITTER-RECEIVER ManafactartJ ky White's Electronics Tht Wortd't Largtit Ue fit Quality GaamnlftJ Minttat Designed For Mom, Dad anil the The COIN MASTER ts a solid-state Transmitter cr light-weight for ease ot handling and operation Detects Gold Silver and Copper nuggets, rings coins jcwelrj guns strong boxes and other metals FOR MORE INFORMATION, YOUR LOCAL DEALER IS HILDER'S TV MUSIC 310 9th ST. S. PHONE 328-4224 HELENE BAILLARGEON and I'm reading a Script now for a film this fall by a French producer. My plans are to go on doing shows Mrs. Baillargeon said cancel- lation of her show "makes no sense" to her. "Oh I'm not she stressed "After 14 years I don't blame the CBC, I guess they feel they know what they are doing." CBC has said her 15-minute show was cancelled because it outlived its usefulness and be- cause it was "obviously out- dated" in the age of Sesame Street. Blues' show wins award CHICAGO (AP) The Am- erican Medical Association said it has selected "VD a special program on the public broadcasting service, as win- ner of one of its 1972 journal- ism awards. IISTEH TO ISRRC BEHUER fORECRST THE IUEHTHER This remarkable Stony Indian Medicine Man demonstrates uncanny accuracy in his weather predictions. Isaac Beaver's views on the weather are brought to you by your gas company. Check the radio listings of this newspaper for time and station. canaoian uuesTern naTuraLoas KTN company LimrreD VH4 Serving Albertans Since 1912 THE EL RANCHO MOTOR HOTEL in the AZTEC LOUNGE "MIKE TROUBADOUR" From Munich, Germany smg.ng songs -from many countries. in the CABARET Chez Helena's replacement this fall will be another 15-min- ute show called Mon Ami star- ring Montreal entertainer Gil- bert Chenier. A spokesman for CBC said the format wiU again be de- signed to provide French in- struction to English-speaking pre-schoolers. Friday, May 11, 1973 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 13 Liza paying off mother's debts LONDON (AIM _ Oscar-win- ning Liza Minnelli, in London for three concert appearances, told reporters she needs the money to pay off {Jgbts run up by Judy Garland, her mother. '1 haven't talked about what I'm doing, and I really don't want to go into details now but I hope to set things straight for said Liza, star of "Caba- ret." Miss Garland died in London in 1969. Miss MinnelH would say only that her mother died owing "a .substantial sum" which she has been clearing for more than a year. "People had fooled Mama and taken advantage of her so she said. Miss Minnelli, 27, was in top form for a camera session wearing a pants suit, fox fur and diamante studded "my Happy Hooker ihe called them. She talked too of possible marriage later this year to Desi Arnaz Jr. "We're living together and we're very happy so there's no she said. WASHINGTON (AP) Opera singer Jinetta La Bianca of Buf- falo, N.Y., has been selected by the White House to perform Tuesday night at a abate dinner honoring Ethiopian Emperor Haile Selassie. UKRAINIAN MEN'S CLUB DANCE PARTY SATURDAY, MAY 12th 9 p.m. POLISH HALL 13th Street North Good music Lunch will be served MEMBERS AND INVITED GUESTS ONLY CITY OF LETHBRIDGE COMMUNITY SERVICES DEPARTMENT SUMMER SEASON FAMILY SWIMMING PASS VALID FOR ALL PUBLIC SWIMMING SESSIONS AT Alt CITY SWIMMING POOLS FROM MAY IS SEPTEMBER 15, 1973. Now on sale at the FRJTZ SICK POOL DURING PUBLIC SWIMMING HOURS PRICE: S25.00 THIS WEEKEND at the LEG! Friday Night Vimy Lounge "CHEMO" Saturday Night Vimy Lounge "CHEMO" Cabaret "TRAVELAIRES" MEMBERS AND INVITED GUESTS ONLY FAMILY paramount St. 4th Sooth. 327-5100 NOW SHOWING AT P.M. Robert Red From Warner B'os, some say he's dead... 'Jeremiah a, sie> MATINEE SAT. AT P.M. ADULT NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN paramount -f cinema 1th St. S< 4th AY.. South. 327-5100 NOW SHOWING AT P.M. RESTRICTED ADULT-SHAMUS IS A PRO! HE NEVER MISSES! college cinema ZOftt Am. Mayor Magwh Or, 328-6300 NOW SHOWING DWiOWOI 2 Shows at p.m. ttieyonly fffieer METROCOLOR MGM ADULT HIT ''WRATH OF GOD" NO. 2 With ROBERT MITCHUM IN COLOR green acres Wdriwe-in Mayor Magrath Or. Coute Hwy., 327-110O Tonite thru Sot. Gates Open p.m. One Complete Show 9 p.m. HOTEL TAVERN 'APPLESHINF TONIGHT thru SATURDAY DINE AND DANCE LOUNGE TONIGHT thru SATURDAY "TREE" RED COACH COMFORT f Thursday and Friday Everyone admitted FREE r Saturday cover charge per person L CORNER 4th AVE. and 7th ST. S. PHONE 327-3191 TONIGHT thru SATURDAY JOHN BARROW Si HOTEL ;