Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 22, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta
A WARM WELCOME AWAITS YOU MARQUIS HOTEL The LetHbrtdge Herald TELEVISION GUIDE HANNIGAN'S 328-4038 FRIDAY, MAY 22, 1970 LISTINGS FOR SATURDAY, MAY 23 TO FRIDAY, MAY 29 CANADA ENTERTAINS AT EXPO 70-Bruno Gerussi and lloyd Robertson pick up a few pointers-far their upcoming: visit to Japan where they will be commentators-for the one hour live color special from Osaka, Canada Entertains at Expo 70, to be seen on CBC-TV, Tuesday, May 26, p.m., on Channel 7. Viewers will see the largest contin- gent of Canadian performers ever assembled outside Canada. One Hour Color Extravaganza The largest contingent o f Canadian performers ever as- sembled in one location out- side the country will entertain hundreds of thousands of Jap- anese citizens, and visitors to Expo. 70's Festival Plaza in Osaka on Canada Day. The one-hour extravaganza will be carried in color, as it happens, via Pacific satellite on the CBC television network on Tuesday, May 26 at p.m. on- Channel 7. Prime Minister Pierre Tru- deau will be-in attendance and give brief greetings from the people' of Canada. Of all. the. nations participat- ing at. Expo 70, Canada has surpassed most in its .contribu- tion to the world And on Canada Day, all the stops will Sharks Of Lake Nicaragua Fascinating Film On CTV CTV's Untamed World joirs- one.of the world's greatest au- thorities on sharks when he travels to Lake Nicaragua to study the Sharks of Nicaragua, on The Challenging Sea, to be telecast in color on the CTV May p.m. on Channel 13. Dr. Thomas B. Thorson of the University of Nebraska has long been involved in the fas- cinating study of sharks, and has always been intrigued by the sharks of Lake Nicaragua, the square mile fresh- water lake in the western part of that Central American coun- try. Many authorities believe this species became trapped in the lake millions of years ago, ad- apted to and thus. became land-locked forever. Dr. Thorson, through his stud- ies, is attempting to prove that these sharks, and many others throughout the world, are really inhabitants of the ocean and migrate at will through various river systems. be pulled out to show the world what we are. The world-famous Royal Can? adian Mounted Police Musical Bide and the .RCMP Marching Band, Les Feux Follets dancr ers from Montreal, the cast of Anne of Green Gables, a -group from the National Ballet, Can- adian ice: skaters, French-Can- adian chanteur .Claude Leveil- lee, folk singers Ian and Sylvia: the beautiful Estonian Gvm- nasts from Toronto, plus guest artists, the Japanese schoo! band from Kureha Elementary School, will participate in the program. -Japanese guests include the Commissioner General of the Japanese Government for the 1970 World Exposition, T o r u Haguiwara and the President of the Japan Association for the 1970 World Exhibition, Taizo Ishizaka. Skimpy Pay LOS ANGELES': "My first job in Hollywood was in 1950 in an ice eroim pallor on the Sunset says Leonard-Nimoy, co star of Mission: Impossible. "They paid me 78 cents an hour." eeial On DDF May 27; Bill Walker Host A more unlikely cast would be hard to find. peniten- tiary inmates, iron ore miners, steehvorkers, schoolteachers, business and professional peo- ple----competitors all, in the 1970 Dominion .Drama Festival. The: event itself at Winnipeg (May 18 23) will attract amateur theatre people from across the country, and CBC- TV brings bigMighits to net- work viewers on Wednesday. May 27, at p.m., in .a one-hour color special on Chan- nel 7. Climax of the program will be the presentations of major awards-from the-stage of the old vaudeville theatre, The Play- house, in Winnipeg, where the festival is to be held. Some of the remarks of the 1970 adjudi- cator Guy Beaulne about the quality of entries and winning productions will be included. 4 Bulk of the 60-minute special, hosted by Bill Walker (himself the only Jtwo-tirne winner of the "best actor" will be excerpts from the competing productions. Competitors are HMJafn BILL WALKER. Twice Best Actor each a .winner in its respective regional festival: St. Thomas More Players, Hamilton, Ont. (Production) A Day In The Death of Joe Egg. Carol Players, Labrador City, Labrador (Production) Spoon River Anthology. Theatre One Montreal, Que. (Production) The Survivors (a bilingual Penthouse Players. Winnipeg, Man. (Production) Tea- house the August Moon. Playgoers of Lethbri dge Lothbridge, Alta. (Produc- tion) The Hostage. S a u 11 Theatre Workshop, Sault Ste. Marie, Ont. (Pro- duction) Luv. CBC producer BUI Bolt and his crew flew about miles with pounds of technical equipment to tape the excerpts from each of the six .competing productioas and their assign- ment took them to, among other places, a penitentiary, home of the Penthouse Players of Winnipeg. This group pre- senting a comedy about. the American occupation of Okin- awa during the Second World War the August- Moon is comprised of in- mates of the S'toney Mountain Penitentiary, aided by guest actresses who are schoolteach- ers from "the Host Bill Walker-found "they were great- guys to work with, and was particularly impressed by an Indian lad who plays Safc- ini, the Okinawan boy, in Tea- house, and Mountain is a mediimvsecuritv federal prion. In each of: the. six centres visited, Bolt got some scenes of the community, so the DDF special provides a glimpse of some of the Canadian cities and towns-where amateur thea- tre thrives. 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