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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 11, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta HOLLAND'S DRAPERY SHOP ILargost Display Of DRAPERY MATERIALS In Western Canada 325 St. S. Ph. 327-4475 The lethbridge Herald TELEVISION GUIDE Jf KING KOIN T LAUNDERETTE Washing, Drying, Dry Cleaning Phone 328-C9M 3 Ave. 8 12 St. B S Attended Man. thru Fri. FRIDAY, 11 LISTINGS FOR SATURDAY, MAY 12 TO FRIDAY, MAY 18 Tom Broivn's Schooldays on CBC Basd on the classic novel by Thomas H ughes, the five-port serial Tom Brown's Schooldays will commence on the CBC-TV network on Sunday, May 13 at 8 p.m. Princi- pals in the series include (left to right) Richard Morant as Gerald Flashmart, Simon Turner as Ned East and Anthony Murphy as Tom Brown. Berlon signs ivith Global TV TORONTO Pierre BorEon, one of Canada's most distin- guished journalists and broad- cast sirs will moderate a prime time show eaillad, "The Great Debate" for Global Television, Canada's newest television net- work. A. A, Bruner, Global's Presi- dent arc] Chiaf Executive Offi- cer, said the program is one of hvo wee'.dy programs thait Berton and liis colleague Elsa Franklin will produce for Glo- bal. GI-0'ba.l goes on tha ak January, 1074. "The Great Debate" is a one- hour pi'ogi'am in which two persons of international fame argue the pros and cons of a topical and contentious issue. The program, which Berton will hw't. will bj produced live before nn audience from a dovralov.T. Toronto Studio Thea- tre Ttc scowl program is a half hour sorics dTwio'Lng rtrr.n'niir excerpts frcm Can- ada's .1 in a program til'cd "My Berton will re- count awl exHore colorful his- torical onisodos significant to Canadians today. The program was tested by Beriou on his interview show and proved ex- cept ionally popular witli liis au- dience. Mrs. Franklin will produce both programs and in addi- tion will act as a supervising producer initiating new pro- gram idoas for the network. She produced Berton's papular in- PIERRE BERTON terview show for the last nine years. Bcrtcn is Canada's most pro- lific author, and two of his books headed the best seller lists for most of the year in 1972. He appears regularly on the CBC's "Front Page Chal- was managing editor of Blaclean's magazine, wrote an Award-winning national news- paper column for the Toronto Star, produced scores of arti- cles and bool-s, has written and narrated a host of TV docu- mentaries and is heard daily on radio. Susan eats only organic foods B U R E A N K (NBC) S'.'san Sa'nt James, of NBC- TV's McMillan and Wife, e.-its only organic and pern's to Dennis Woavcr, of NBC-TV's MeCXmd, as cne of In2r idols in the food area. Weaver is also a toaltih supporter. Five-part series hosted by w Leslie Leslie Nielsen, an fam- iliar to Canadian television au- diences for more than two dec- ades, will act as host for Tom Brown's Schooldays, which makes its debut on the CBC-TV network on Sunday, May 13, at 8 p.m. Filmed in nineteenth century costume, and at appro- priate settings for each of the five episodes, Nielsen will back- ground the historical signifi- cance ot the programs. "I'm delighted to take part in this he says, "be- cause the acting and produc- tion are so exceptionally good. All the roles have been perfect- ly oast, and for an actor like myself they're a joy to watch." The BBC series is based on the classic novel by Thomas Hughes which was written in 1857. It follows 13-year-old Tom Brown through his days at Rugby boarding school in Eng- land and tells the story of boy- hood friendship, loyalty and honor, as well as mischief, bullying and sometimes brutal- ity. Anthony Murphy, a British schoolboy making his first ap- pearance on television, is fea- tured in the title role, with Iain Cuthbertson as the head- master, Dr. Arnold, and Rich- ard Morant as the bully, Flash- man. Edmonton-born, and brother of Yukon MP Erik Nielsen, Leslie Nielsen began his act- ing career with the start of Canadian television in the early fifties. "Television was a great training ground in tlwse early he says. "The pressure of live drama forced you to learn your craft thor- oughly, and allowed you to make contributions to all areas of a production, including the writing and directing." He now works in and out of Hollywood, dividing his time between Re- vision and films and can cur- rently be seen in the hit movie "The Poseidon which recently won an Acade- my Award for special effects. The novel has been popular with young and old for over a century and has never been cut of print since it was first written in 1857. For the young, it's an exciting yarn, and for older readers it evokes half- fcTgotlen memories of youth. In addition, the BBC series focuses on the career of Dr. Arnold of Rugby, the one char- acter in the bcolc based on an historic figure. He was a re- former whose ideas are parti- cularly interes.ing today when the future and aims of education are so hotly debated. An'-hor Thomas Hughes wrs born in 1322 a'ld Tom Brown's Scliooldays was his first, and many think best, book. It was published anonymously in 1857, but, when the author beeair-3 known, it was assumed that it chronicled the career of Hugh- es himself, who was a pupil at Rugby. However, he al- ways insistent that this wasn't so. He was a member of Parli- ament from 1865 to 1CS2, and died in 1805. The series itself hrs received glowing reviews from Britain's television critics. James Thom- as, writing in the Daily Ex- press, called it "compu'sive family, viewing" and added that he was impressed vith the ca_re and affection lavished upon it. The showbusiness jour- nal Variety described it as "rich in aJl departments from splendid atmosphere lo- cat'cns to uniformly sharp ins." Memorial Cup final Saturday Saturday, May 12. at 6 p.rn. on Chanel 13, CTV presents the "Memorial Cup Hockey live from the Montreal Forum in Montreal. The Memorial Oup. atic of the junior Hockey chrm- pionships in Canada, brings the best of Eastern and Wes'ern Canada together for some of the most exciting junior hock- ey in Canada. This is the second year for the new format, whereby the champions of the O.H.A. Jr. A League, the Western Canada League and the Quebec League will n'ay in a round robin rcr- ies May 7, 9, 11 and 12. The two wminp teams meet in a sudden death final for the Jun- ior Championship on Saturday, May 12. Tha Memorial Cim Tronhy was first presented March 9, 1919 in memory of the Cana- dian hockey players who gave ui> their lives in the First World War. RECORD OF THE WEEK SIMPSONS hears Paul McCartney and Wings 'RED ROSE SPEEDWAY' CAPITOL RECORDS (Canada) LTD. Record Otpf. STORE HOURS: Open daily from a.m. to 5 30 p.m., Th urs. and Fri. until 9 p.m. Centre Village Moll. Telephone 328-9231 ;