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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 29, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta SIMILAR Lights sijnilar lo the northern liglils occur in the southern hemisphere and arc called au- rora auslralis. LAKGE CONGREGATION At the lime of John Wesley's death, the Methodist Chiu-di had about members and G30 lay preachers. ITV HIGHLIGHTS! FRIDAY MOVIE: The Visit, 6 p.m., Ch. 9: The world's richest woman will give million to her hometown if its residents will commit murder. Stars Ingrid Bergman and Anthony Quinn. VARIETY: Andy Williams, 7 p.m., Ch. 13: Viewers can get an advance look at the two stars Ray Stevens and Cass Elliot of the proposed Canadian-produced summer replacement for Williams' show. MOVIE: A Touch of Larceny, 8 p.m., Ch. 13: A 1959 English film in which a man falls in love with an old friend's fiancee. Stars James Mason and Vera Miles. MOVIE: Divorce, American Style, 9 p.m., Ch. 7: Dick Van Dyke and Debbie Reynolds star in a 1967 satire on the less attractive aspects of- marriage. MOVIE: Trapeze, p.m., Ch. 1: Burt Lancaster stars as an American who joins a troubled Paris circus. With Gina Loliobrigida. MOVIE: Lure of the Wilderness, p.m., Ch. 13: A 1952 movie starring Jeffrey Hunter who finds refuge from a lynch mob deep in the everglades. SATURDAY SPORTS: Baseball, a.m., Ch. 7: The Houston Astros meet the New York Mets in New York. SPORTS: Nick Thierry, 4 p.m., Ch. 13: The coach of the Canadian Women's National Swimming Team tells what he thinks is wrong with Canadian sports. SPORTS: Wide World of Sports, p.m., Ch. 13: The World Outboard Motorboat championship, Japanese kick boxing, and the International Moto-Cross Motorcycle Championship. PUBAFFAIRS: Cry p.m., Ch. 9: An NBC white paper reports on psychiatric help available to Amer- icans, notably at the Napa State Mental Hospital in Cali- fornia. LISTINGS Program! tn liittd by radio anil taltviiion sttrtieni. Any variation in program idiedulM h to minutt cr.ongei by Mationi and ii not tht Moniibilttv ef H.rald Biitway TaUvitloii. if CJQC News on the Hour Wthr., Sports on the Half Hour SATURDAY Jim Elliott News, Weather CBC News Church Bulletin FRIDAY NIGHT World at Six Market Report Paul Tlvldar Rob. Ingram Terry Lumsden Wayne Barry News Farm Digest Jack Thys Cross Country News News on the Hour Wthr., Sports on the Half Hour FRIDAY NIGHT CHEC FM MG News Farm News, Stocks Herb Bent pederson Dinner Showcase 0.00 Aflus" Factory Farm Show Back to the Blbli H. B. Carnaby News, Sports, Wthr. Voice of China SATURDAY Showtime World Tomorrow Ron Stone Caravan Ben Pederson Farm Show News if CBR Radio 1010 Calgary News on the Hour FRIDAY NIGHT Theatre Morning Concert Tempo Let the People Sing g.ic Alarm Clock World .t-Six Sounds Like Supplement Past Mid- Action Set Once Over Weakly night High Noon Music From Movies SATURDAY Major Country Radio Free Friday Eye Opener Sound of Britain Five Nights a News, Sports High Country Week Rev. Bill Portman Fred Dobbs Shaw Now BESTWAY Brings You A Brand New RENTAL SERVICE of BUCK AND WHITE PORTABLE TV BLACK AND WHITE CONSOLE TV COLOR PORTABLE TV COLOR CONSOLE TV By the Week Month or Yeor! FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT CONVENIENT TERMS EASILY ARRANGED TELEVISION FURNITURE APPLIANCES Cor. 4th St. S. Phone 328-2328 CJLH-TV Channel 7 (television Ch. 6) FRIDAY NIGHT Quick Draw McGraw Teleprobe Movie: Trapeze SATURDAY Atovie: Divorce American Style Threa Sloogci Tflleprobe 7 Bracken's World (c) Julia c Laugh-In Movie: Savage Gringo Baseball: Sports Week Wrestling Pinnocnlo and Oz Wrestling cartoon Party TV Dinner at Underdog U of Calgary Cartoons Hi Diddle Day CFCN-TV Lethbridge Channel 13 (Cablevisien Ch. 4) TONIGHT (FRIDAY) Lucy Show c News Lassie (c) Movie: Lure of the Animal World News c F Troop Andy Williams Movie: A Touch of Larceny F.B.I. News Wilderness 1 MO Today SATURDAY News J-H Clubtime Batman Uncle Bobby Joe 90 (c) Movie: Bullet for 8 Badman Wrestling Kiddies "on Kamera Outdoors Sports Hot Seat (c) Sporfs KRTV Great Falls Channel 3 (Cablevision Ch. 9) SATURDAY FRIDAY NIGHT Huntley-Brinkley News c Hillbillies c Movie: The Visit ironside News c Tonight Show Here Comes the Grump Dastardly Muttley c Wacky Races Banana Splits Flintstones The Monkees Penelope Pitstop Superman c Johnny Quest c Baseball: Jambo Tales Bugs Bunny High Chaparral Huntlcy-Brlnkley Cry Help KFBB-TV Great Falls Channel 5 Ch. 11) FRIDAY NIGHT Get Smart Tim Conway Brady Bunch Nanny and tha Professor Eddie's Father Ghost and Mrs. Muir Reynolds Love, American Style TV-5 News Merv Griffin SATURDAY Gullivtr Smokey Bear Catfanooga Cats Hot Wheels Hardy Boys Sky Hawks George of the Get Together American Band Stand Matinet Sports Roger Mudd News Newlywcd Game We Ik rplIE 1970 Dominion Drama Festival lias come and gone, and we shall not see its like again. This year marked the last time the DDF will hold a com- petitive festival for top ama- teur groups across the country. Come 1971, Theatre Canada will rise from the ashes of the DDF and will introduce a non-com- petitive "showcase" at the Na- tional Arts Festival in Ottawa. Both amateur and profession- al groups, on an invitational ba- sis, will take part in the six- day event. Bui; what the exact form of the festival will be, who will in- vite the plays and what com- position Theatre Canada will take seem up in the air. Regional and zone festivals will continue, if organizers can be found to sponsor them. But the winners will not nec- essarily go to Ottawa. Indeed there appears to be some jus- tifiable fears that professional plays at the Ottawa showcase will fill the evening slots and amateur 'productions will be slipped into the afternoons. Be that as it may, the 1970 DDF in Winnipeg last week was a personal disappointment to me and, judging from remarks by some of The Hostage cast members, to them also. It was interesting to see six productions from across Can- ada, and to attend the private adjudications by Guy Beaulne, but the entire tenor of the festi- val was blahsville. Playgoers of L e t h b r i d g e, whose production of The Hos- tage was the western zone rep- resentative, brought back the first DDF award to southern Al- berta. Sheila Pisko won the Grace Elliott Trudeau schol- arship for the best actor or ac- tress under 26 years. Lethbridge, therefore, has no ax to grind with the DDF over lack of awards. However, the adjudications of M. Beaulne, director general ol theatre and drama conser- vatories in Quebec, appeared to ping pong throughout the week. Lethbridge, to my mind, re- ceived an honest appraisal in public and a thorough adjudica- tion in private. Then came Spoon River An- thology from Labrador City. M. Beaulne dismissed the produc- tion as one which didn't come near the standard he expected at the national festival. He was perhaps unnecessarily terse and unspecifie, but it seemed an honest judgment. Then came Survivors Survi- vants from Montreal and A Day in the beath of Joe Egg from Hamilton. Both plays were praised, and if one quarrelled with the adjudications, it would probably be on personal pref- erence grounds. But Teahouse of the August Moon, which received little crit- icism in public, was a produc- tion which didn't come near the standard the adjudicator ad- mitted he had set for the first two plays. Admittedly everyone is for the cast comprised mainly inmates from the Mani- toba penitentiary at Stony Mountain. But here is no conceivable reason why the level expected of the Labrador group should not be applied to all entries. To make matters worse, the best supporting actress trophy went to a member of the Tea- house cast. Her performance didn't come close lo the acting of Prunella Greene in Joe Egg or Hazel Skaronski in The Hos- tage. M. Beaulne's choices and every one is entitled to his own opinion fluctuated too much to be credible. Winnipeg was an unhappy choice for the festival. It's just another large city popula- tion about with some of the best in Canadian profes- sional ballet, drama and music. Amateur theatre in Winnipeg must seem just another drop in the cultural bucket. Participants in former DDFs have talked about the close re- lationship which grew up among the different casts and the fes- tival's site. Winnipeg is too large to allow much spontane- ous interplay between the city and a group of visitors, particu- larly when they are housed in an expensive hotel. DDF organizers presumably tried to get around this by hav- ing afternoon jaunts to the Win- nipeg Centennial Centre (more than a plaza and a private residence. Now the centennial centre seemed a good idea, but plazas and a private residence don't have much tie-in with drama, nor with giving visitors a sense of the city. I went to one technical work- shop. In place of what I thought would be some professional sug- gestions on lighting or make-up or set design; we were intro- duced to a school's stage set- up, its media arrangements and its coffee machine. In spite of the DDF's many critics, there seems a place for an annual festival of amateur FRATERNAL ORDER OF EAGLES DANCE FRIDAY, MAY 29th P.M. Music by "SWING KINGS" MEMBERS AND GUESTS WELCOME ADMISSION SI.50 LUNCH INCLUDED SOUTHERN ALBERTA THEATRES CARDSTON Mayfair Theatre "THE CHRISTMAS TREE" in color, starring William Holden, Virni Lisi and Bourvil. Friday and Saturday, May 29 and 30. Friday shows at and p.m. Fam- ily. Special Saturday Matinee at p.m. "MYSTERIOUS ISLAND" starring Michael Callan. Family. MILK RIVER Sunland Theatre "THE SECRET OF SANTA VICTORIA" in technicolor, starring Anthony Quinn and Virna Lisi. Friday and Sat- urday, May 29 and 30. Friday show at p.m. Adult. PICTURE BUTTE Cinema Theatre "MY SIDE OF THE MOUNTAIN" in technicolor, starring Teddy Eccles and Theodore Bikel. Friday, Saturday and Sunday, May 29, 30 and 31. Friday and Saturday. Shows at p.m. Matinee Saturday at p.m.. Sunday show at p.m. Family. PINCHER CREEK Fox Theatre "CACTUS FLOWER" in technicolor, starring Walter Mat- thau, Ingrid Bergman and that kookie blonde from Laugh-In Goldic Hawn. Friday and Saturday, May 29 and 30. Friday shows at and p.m. Adult. Special Saturday Matinee at p.m. "THE MYSTERY OF THUG ISLAND" in color, starring Guy _Madison and Peter Van Eyck. TABER Sky Vue Drive-ln "GUNS FOR SAN SABASTIAN" in color, starring Anthony Quinn, Anjanctte Comer and Charles Bronson. Plus se- lected short subjects. Friday and Saturday, May 29 and 30. Friday show starts at dusk. Family. TABER Tower Theatre "JENNY" in color, starring Mario Thomas and Allan Alda. Friday and Saturday, May 29 and 30. Friday shows at and p.m. Adult. Special Saturday Matinee at p.m. "MANHUNT IN THE JUNGLE" in color. Get more out of life Take the family to n movie productions. And the competi- tive angle gives it an edge of professionalism, since thea t r e professionals work in an atmo- sphere of competition. Amateur theatre will keep on without- the DDF's final festi- val, but it paved the way for a lot of enthusiasm and the im- petus among amateurs to take to the professional trail. I believe the DDF has taken a route which will further re- inforce the idea that theatre is for the elite. It should be an art form for every person. And a disappointing experi- ence with one festival does not discount the impressive work the DDF has done since it was established in 1938. Theatre Canada will have to go some to catch up. NOTES: The CBC-TV's cover- age of the DDF Wednesday night had two problems: (1) You had to stay awake until p.m. when it ran on CJLH, (2) You had lo stay awake through the program. There were problems with sound and the canned laugh man should be canned and the cameras dur- ing the trophy presentations were situated so you caught a full face of the giver and only the hair-style of the receiver. And after shots of feedlots .and farm laud, one half expected The Hostage cast would be shown tying up their horses the Chinook Arch. But the show did give a sense of the festival for those who didn't attend. Af- ter tlie short shrift the One Prai- rie Province got from the CBC last week, we'll take any crumbs offered us. MORE: The Allied Arts Coun- cil is to present a brief to the Worth Commission on Educa- tional Planning next Tuesday during open meetings in the city. The brief will deal with fine arts education, and the lack thereof The Indian Art Show which ran in mid-June in Pincher Creek will be exhibit- ed at the Lethbridge, Friend- ship Centre about June 21 Thirteen canvases by Univer- sity of Lethbridge graduate Les Forczck are at the Yates Mem- orial Centre The Ballad of Cable Hogue at the Paramount Theatre tliis week featured Ja- son Roijarcs Jr. socking out the best piece of acting he's given so far movie career. As a grizzled desert rat during the days when the Old West was succumbing to the push of civil- ization, Rpbards was sly, funny and touching. In his former mo- vies, he's resembled a Broad- way actor who caii't find the light. Dick Mclls reports he is considering the rock musical Your Own Thing as a student summer musical Further registrations for My Fair Lady will be taken at a general meet- ing next Thursday at the Yates The CBC's mixed voice entry, the Tudor Singers of Mon- treal, went down to defeat re- cently in the radio program- contest, Let the Peoples Sing. The Tccn Clefs, the entry, will be heard July 3 and 6 on CBR Congratulations to Jeffrey Caiman for. being judged the best pianist in jun- ior classes at the recent pro- vincial music finals in Calgary. ___Friday, May M, 1970 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 7 Alberta Buffalo Gift To P.E.I. CROSS, P.E.I. (CP) Fourteen Buffalo from Elk Island National Park in Al- berta, a gift to P.E.I, from the federal government, are due lo arrive here today by rail lo be used as a tourist attraction. The animals will be released on a 100-acre area enclosed by a seven-foot fence. Today's Showfimes CAPITOL "Latitude "Tarzan's Deadly Silence" Last Complete PARAMOUNT Short Last Complete COLLEGE MALL CINEMA "Ben One Complete GREEN ACRES DRIVE-IN "Great Bank "Good Guys and Bad Guys" One Complete SATURDAY CAPITOL "Latitude Zero" "Tarzan's Deadly Silence" Last Complete Show: PARAMOUNT THEATRE "Magic Christian" Short Subjects: Last Complete Show: COLLEGE CINEMA "Ben Hur" One Complete Show GREEN ACRES DRIVE-IN "Great Bank Robbery" "Good Guys and Bad Guys" One Complete Show: DANCE LOCAL 740 UNION SATURDAY, MAY 30th A.M. GERMAN-CANADIAN CLUB 9th and 6th St. N. MUSIC BY THE COUNTRY STRINGS FOR MEMBERS AND INVITED GUESTS REGULAR DANCE MINUS ONE CLUB POLISH HALL-13th Street North Saturday, May 30th p.m. 1 a.m. Music by BRIDGETOWN TRIO MEMBERS AND GUESTS WELCOME PHONE 327-1448 Make up a Party Come to EL RANCHO CABARET TONIGHT AND SATURDAY NIGHT! SPECIAL ENTERTAINMENT BY "THE BRASS CORPORATION" 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. ADMISSION Sl.OO Glcn'i DEN (Downitairi South Entrance) BOWMAN ARTS CENTRE OPEN HOUSE LETHBRIDGE HANDICRAFTS GUILD May 31st ta June 6th 2 to 5 p.m. PHONE 71100 D I HE IU REEN ACRES DRIVE-IN JUNCTION OF MAYOR MAGRATH-COUTTS HIGHWAY TONIGHT and SATURDAY j [All the West ever was ...was here and now! -THEGOOD BUYS AND THE BU CUTS From WARNER BEOS.. I SECOND FEATURE I The great bunglers. THE GREAT BANK' BOBBER? ZERO MOSTEL KIM NOVAK CLINT WALKER ADULT FROM WARNER IROS.-SE THE EXCITIN6. THRILL-PACKfO..., ALL-NEW HUBERT A SPANGLEUND FANTASY CASlLf JUNE 3rd and 4th Lethbridge Exhibition Grounds 3 SHOWS EACH DAY AT AND P.M. ADVANCE TICKETS NOW ON SALE at CAMM'S SHOES and FOSTER'S JEWEUEDY ADULTS CHILDREN TODAY and SAT. Destroy the mosl dangerous animal alive...TARZAH! Niliwul Central Pictures presents HCOLOR Bind MI the "MMAV" TV Striti Matinet Doily p.i FAMILY "LATITUDE ZERO" n Cnlni- with CAESAR ROMERO OLLEGE I NEMA TONIGHT COLLEGE MALL 328-6300 and SAT. Tonight at 8 p.m. Family HELD OVER FOR THE FINAL 2 DAYS SATURDAY SHOWS AT AND P.M. The World's Most Honored Motion Picture! Winner of 11 Academy Awards including "Best WILLIAM WYIJER'S INTACT FULL LENGTH NOTHING CUT COMING NEXT "THE LAWYER" BARRY NEWMAN-HAROLD GOULD Will the real "Magic Christian" please stand. NOW SHOWING Tonight at and p.m. RESRICTED ADULT SATURDAY FIRST SHOW AT P.M. CONTINUOUS Presenting The most irreverent Father and Son Team sinct the Frankenstein! PLUS: CARTOON and NOVELTY ;