Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 15, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta
A WARM WELCOME AWAITS YOU MARQUIS HOTEL The Lethbridge Herald TELEVISION GUIDE HANNIGAN'S 328-4038 FRIDAY, MAY 15, 1970 LISTINGS FOR SATURDAY, MAY 16 TO FRIDAY, MAY 22 Des O'Connor Featured In New Summer Series DES O'CONNOR Des O'Connor is one of the most popular entertainers in Britain. He has starred in eight of his own television series; has played before Royalty time and time again; has broken all house records at the famous London Palladium and his rec- ordings constantly hit the top of the British charts. Now Canadian audiences will see for themselves why Des is so, popular in has cwn country. On Saturday, May 17, at 6 p.m. on Channel 13 Des O'Connor win make his North American debut when the CTV Television Net- es tor years, Jack developed his own career as a character comedy actor with great suc- cess. But he has put everything aside to work with Des on the series. Other regulare wiH be the VlacGregor Brothers, Ure rnosi unusual breath of ftighlam air ever to drift across the At antic and Jim Oouton and Rex the mongrel terrier whose uni que singing ability- has made lim Britain's bcst-fcnovTi dog star. Patrick Newell, well-knowri in Canada from his appearances "Mtf.hsr" in "The Avengers' series, is another of Des' guests on this opening show. The Des O'Connor is an ATV-ITC production. Execuilv is Mort Lachman. A3 bert Lccke is the producer anc Robert Fleming is the director Jack Parneil is musical direc tcr. SINGING STAR RETURNS A springtime Ireot for CBC television's nationwide audience is a visit from Shir- ley Harmer, longtime star of CBC-TV, who now Is making a fine career for herself in Italian film and recording circles. Shirley sings in both English and Italian, accom- panied by Lucio Agostini and his Orchestra, in Music To Remember, Sunday, May 17 at 5 p.m., in color. Cliet Huntley To Be Honored Chet Huntley, veteran NB' News correspondent, has been voted "Broadcaster of the Year by the International Radio an Television Society and will t> ho-rorcd at this society's annua meeting to be held at a lunch eon Wednesday, May 20, at thi New York Hilton Hotel. Mr. Huntley, who recently ceived his fourth George Foster Peabody Award, is national] known as ca-amdifjrman wil David Brinkley of NBC News "The Huntley-Brinkley Report He has announced his retire- ment from NBC News after 1 years. FATHER AND SON CBC Radio Tuesday evening presents Otto Klemperer An 85th Birthday tribute. The great German conductor is interviewed at his home in Zurich, inset is Werner Klemperer, his son, known far and wide as Colonel Klink, star of Hogan's Heroes. He did some conducting too, on a recent visit to Australia. Aussies Surprise Colonel Klink' HOLLYWOOD -Werner Klempercr took part recent- ly in one of the most satisfy- ing experiences of Ms conducting a symphony or- chestra. Klemperer, son of the al- mcst legendary conductor Ot- to Klemjrerer, conducted the Melbourne Symphony in a performance of Beethoven's Symphony No. 3, the Eroica, during a visit to Australia with Jo-hn Banner with whom he and Bob Crane co-star in Hogan's Heroes. Klemperer, who was born and raised in Cologne, Ger- many, spent much of bis boy- hood in the symphony halls of Europe, watching his father conduct Altbough the younger Klemperer reads music and is something of a lay expert in the field, he had never be- fore practised the craft of his illustrious father, who is uni- versally acknowledged to be one of the world's greatest conductors. The incident occurred quite simply. Knowing of the younger Klemperer's Icmg- suppresed desire to conduct, a friend travelling through the country with him made a few telephone calls to some Australian acquaintances con- nected with the Melbourne Symphony, and the great con- ductor's son was invited to re- hearse the orciestri ia the Eroica. "I was flabbergasted but I jumped at the the younger Klemperer says. "It's something I had wanted to do all my HEe." Interest- ingly, the elder Klemperec had conducted the Melbourne Symphony some years pre- viously. Melbourne newspapers next day announced the re- sounding success of another Klemperer who dazzled the Australians with his musie- ianshrp. DON'T MISS THE GIANT SAVINGS BEING OFFERED DURING FURNITURE APPLIANCES 7th Street Shopping Mall 317-5767 CLOSE-OUT SALE NOW IN FULL SWING SAVINGS UP TO 50% OFF SALE ENDS MAY 30th! Featuring the most outstanding buys you've ever seen in furniture. Take our word for it the values are limply unbeatable! CHESTERFIELD SUITES 19 Suites slill to choose from. Reg. 229.00 la 749.OO. NOW CtOSE-OUT PRICED FROM 160 ,.00 TO 559 .00 OCCASIONAL CHAIRS 22 still !o choose from. Reg. from 59.95 to 159.95. NOW CLOSE-OUT PRICED FROM 44" TO DINETTE SUITES 17 still to choose from. Reg. From 179.00 to 339.00. NOW CtOSE-OUT PRICED FROM 1 1 BEDROOM SUITES 1 T Suites slill to choose from. Regularly priced from 199.95 to 899.00. NOW CtOSE-OUT PRICED FROM 3.95 50 TO 139' 594 CONVENIENT TERMS AVAILABLE! OPEN TILL 9 P.M. TKURS. and FBI. NIGHT!