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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 5, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Election splits movie world HOLLYWOOD (Reutor) _ A bitterly contested election tor top posts in the Screen Actors' Guild lias ended in a 2-to-l victory for a moder- ate slato headed by John Gavin, who defeated Bert Freed and Canadian Donald Sutherland. The contest, which split tlic Hollywood movie world, took place when Charlton lleston re- tired as guild president after six years. The final result was for Gavin and for Freed. The dissident slate said it would try to borrow million front Congress to help stimulate film production and would also stimulate a closer relationship between the guild's administra- tion and its widespread mem- bership. The dissidents also charged that the present guild adminis- tration was loo much in collu- sion with film producers, a charge bitterly denied by lles- ton and Gavin. Burt Lancaster, .lack lam- mm, Rvan O'Neal, Owbra Streisand" and Shelly Winters were for the Freed-Sulherland Uckct A much longer list, headed by Robert M i I c h u m, Anthony CJuinn, Gary Crosby, Clint Eastwood and Lu- cille Ball, backed Die winn- slate. Accusations of "liar, naked slander" and "witch-hunt" flew during the campaign. RN Graduates NEW DAYTON" 'HNS) Miss Bonnie Hazol Fuller, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Delos Fuller of New Dayton, grad- uate of St. Michael's School of iViirsing, has received her RN. Miss Fuller is now employed at the Brocks General Hospital. _ Friday, November S, 1971 THE LEIHBRIOCE HERAID 9 Ford cleared on pollution liLT.LlNCTO.V. Out. ICP) ing air pollu- A charge nf cau tion was with emitting contaminants that could cause discomfort from a against Ford of Canada processing plant in Oakville last dismissed in provincial April 25. The charge was laid As the opening scenes of The Omega Man flash on the screen at the College Cinema old Charlton lleston roars down the streets of thi> big city. Hoar, roar. Nice standard opening. But wait folks, something's wrong. Yesshree, something is wrong in the big city. There is no traffic! What is it that is wrong? Just the end of the world, that's all nothing Mr. Heslon can't handle. As a man wtx) earned his daily bread for many years playing in Biblical epics, Mr. lleston slips easily into the role of the man who holds the future I of mankind in his capable hands, a god-like kind of man. There is even a scene in which lie is asked if he is really CLUB 67 FALL DANCE SATURDAY, NOV. 6th 9 to 1 SCANDINAVIAN HALL Music by "THE SUNSET 4" MEMBERS AND GUESTS INVITED Tickets at the Door Gel your New Year's Eve Danca Tickets Early God. Actually figure, giving a Christ so that Live Entertainment Nightly From 8 p.m. to 12 Midnight TONIGHT and SATURDAY featuring "THE COUNTRY STORE" Starting MONDAY, NOVEMBER 8th through SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 13th "THE EVENING SHADOWS" AT THE DALLAS TAVERN 312 5th STREET SOUTH FULLY LICENSED man might live. He even ends up crucified (in a fountain) after having escaped being burned at the stake. This may sound rather heavy- handed and it is. Like most "end of the world" movies this one docs give the audience something to think about, but not too much. The possibility that lleston may actually be the Anti-Christ is clumsily han- dled. The movie dees have Rosa- lind Cash (who is black) mak- ing love to Mr. lleston Too bad thev do it badly. Much has been written on the financial woes of the film indus- try. Mere are some more facts and figures, gleaned from the annual report of the Canadian Film Development Corporation. In I8C3, 4.1 cents of every recreation dollar was spent go- ing to the movies. By 1969 this had dropped to 3 cents. At the same time, total leisure-time spending jumped to thousand million, from S22 thousand million. (Although the report is a little vague, it is as- sumed these figures are for Hie United States.) Much of the increase appar- ently went for television sets, radios, stereos and records. Investment in film production in the U.S. dropped 23 per cent in 1970 and 30 per cent over the two-year period. At the same time, the actual volume of films in distribution has doubled in the past three years. There were in UK U.S. last year. In that same period there was also a 12 per cent rise in theatre grosses, because of the general inflation in ticket prices. The 1970 Canadian scene was like films released rose to 609 from 649 (10 of them Canadian admission re- ceipts rose 3.8 cen' s million; average ticket cost went up 14 per cent to Si .39; CLUB CORNER 2nd AVE. AND I3th STREET NORTH Weekend Entertainment IN THE CLUBROOMS FRIDAY and SATURDAY "ACES HIGH" Members and Invited Guests 4 4 4 SOUTHERN ALBERTA THEATRES UKRANIAN MEN'S CLUB DANCE SATURDAY, NOV. 6 8 p.m. POLISH HALL 13th St. and 7th Ave. S. Muiic by "THE SOUTHERNERS" IUNCH SERVED FOR MEMBERS AND GUESTS ind attendance fell 7.2 per cent A long, hard look at the .0 90.2 million. agenda itself may also be in In the three years of its ex-; order. Are there not some islence the federal govern-1 items that could be left to the ment's Canadian Film Develop- i administration? ment Corporation has conlrib-1 Most important of all, could uted million to Canadian- i there not be a greater willing- made films. With outside in- i ness on the part of all alder- >estment (some from the men to make a decision? End- court here Thursday. Judge William Sfoarpe said his decision to dismiss the charge was based on the lack of cri- teria for air pollution in the sec- tion of the Air Pollution Act under which Ford was charged. Ths company was charged by the provincial environment department's air management branch. IMPORTS HOSE French imports to Canada rose to million in 1970 from million in KM. the result has been a mil- lion industry. The corporation is involved in films, two of which have been box-office hits. The conductor of the Leth- bridge Symphony Orchestra will leave Dec. 9 (three days after the season's first concert I to sharpen his conducting skills with Sir Adrian Boult in Eng- land. Professor Lucien Needham, on sabbatical leave this year from tire University of Letii- less discussion and repeated tablings of thorny items is not efficient. everyone walked in well- prepared and ready to vote, it would cut down on the number of issues that are shelved until a later date. A quick decision may not al- ways be the right one, but at least, it's a decision. I was trying to work a refer- ence to Kreysztof Penderecki into the recent review of Jesus Christ Superstar, hut (here just bridge studied with Sir Adrian j wasn't enough room. There Is some years ago and returned room in this column to make for further tutoring this past! mention of the fact (opinion, actually) that the JCS music is not all" that adventurous. Musi- cally it is quite conservative. If you would like a really wild and beautiful modem work about Christ, try Pemlerecki's Passion and Death of Our Lord Jesus Christ according to St. Luke. It's available on records. Escape to the Sun with HORST STEINHILBER in person in his latest exciting adventure film. DISCOVERING THE MEDITERRANEAN SPAIN ITALY RIVIERA also the enchanting islands of MALLORCA PONZA and CAPRI 90 MINUTES OF FUN IN THE SUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY TO ENJOY. at the YATES MEMORIAL CENTRE Sunday, Nov. 7th at p.m. Tickets at leisters or at the door Students GERMAN CANADIAN CLUB ST. AND 9th AVE. NORTH 2nd ANNUAL Pork Supper and Dance (EISBEIN-FEST) SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 13th Music by "The Diamond Four" DOORS OPEN AT 7 P.M. SUPPER 8-9 P.M. Dance 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. TICKETS SOLD IN ADVANCE ONLY AT: Old Country Sausage Northside Bakery and Norbridge Meati MEMBERS AND GUESTS summer on a British Council grant. The December trip is being made possible by a grant from the Canada Council. In addition to studying with Sir of Hie world's most respected conductors- Prof. Needham is exploring the art of conducting with Law- rence Leonard, conductor of the Edmonton Symphony Orches- tra. While the Canada Council grant to Prof. Needham will have some immediate and practical benefits for him and the orchestra he conducts, the council also hands out money (a total of S10.5 million this year) for more esoteric pro- jects. The council's annual report j i (that makes two in one week for annual reports) lists a grant for a study of the "role of transportation systems in economic and social develop- ment in Ecuador.'' Another gentleman has for "an analysis of property inventories left at their decease by the citizens of New France." "One can't help but suspect that some of this stuff, while interesting and potentially use- ful, will wind up on a shelf somewhere, gathering dust. One final note to the mem- bers of city is the time to devise improved meth- ods of handling council affairs. Starting meetings at 4 p.m., as has been suggested, might help get agendas. NICHOl" IN THE LOUNGE Friday and AND MAR" !N THE TAVERN Friday and MIST" The El Rancho Motor Hold is now licensed to serve liquor and wine in its Outrider Tavern Admission (Side Entrance) 9 p.m. to 1 D.m. Going back briefly to Cana-1 dian films, Face-Off is to be re- j leased across Canada Nov. 19. IW More than just a hockey pic- j lure (it has a bunch of NHL L players in it) it also has an p wrenching" love j r story. In" fact, it is supposed to parallel the highly successful j. movie Love Story very closely. m Kl For nostalgia nuts. CBC radio I lias Remember When scheduled I on Saturday nights at 10 past i midnight. If you're hooked on W. C. Fields, Charlie McCar- j thy and Mae West it might be a pleasant way to spend an hour. WEEKEND ENTERTAINMENT FRIDAY Phil Lethbridge and The Bluestars SATURDAY Phil Lethbridge and The Bluestars STARTING MONDAY HARMONY IN RED A AT THE MINERS' LIBRARY A 733 13th St. N. MEMBERS AND THEIR GUESTS ONLYI CARDSTON Mayfair Theatre "BIG color. Starring John Wayne and Richard Eoonc. Friday and Saturday, November 5 and 6. Friday shows at and p.m. Adult. Matinee Saturday at p.m. "TAIWAN'S DEADLY SILENCE" in color. Family. MILK RIVER Sunland Theatre "THE ANDERSON Color. Stan-ing Sean Con- nery. Friday and Saturday. November 5 and 6. Friday show at p.m. Suitable for Children. PICTURE BUTTE-Cinema Theatre Walt Disney's "THE Technicolor. Star- ring Robert. Morse. Stephanie Powers and Phil Silvers. Friday, Saturday and Sunday, November 5. 6 and 7. Friday show p.m. Family. PINCHER CREEK Fox Theatre "MONTE Technicolor. Starring Lee Marvin, Jeanne Korean and Jack Palancc. Friday and Saturday, November 5 and (i. Friday shows at and p.m. Adult. Special matinee Saturday at p.m. "A BOY NAMED CHARLIE BKOWN." In Color. Family. RAYMOND Capitol Theatre "DIRTY DINGUS MAGEE" In Color. Starring Frank Sinatra. George Kennedy and Anne Jackson. Friday and Saturday. November 5 and 6. Friday show at p.m. Adult-Not Suitable for Children. TABER Tower Theatre "ONI1: MORE TRAIN TO Color. Starring George Peppard. Friday, November 5 shows at and p.m. Suitable for Children. Saturday matinee at p.m. "MUNSTEUS, GO Color. Fam- ily. All seats 50c. Presents VENTURA HOTEL COALDALE, ALBERTA BOBBY REESE And The OUTRIDERS THIS SATURDAY, NOV. 6th to p.m. Make Up A Par'y and Come On In For A Great Fun-Filled Evening through those long Today's Showtimes PARAMOUNT Friday Short "Subjects ''Railway Children'' Last Complete Show Saturday Short Subjects 'Railway Children" Last Complete Show PARAMOUNT CINEMA Friday Short Subjects "Carry On Up the Jungle" Last Complete Show Saturday Short Subjects "Cany On Up the Jungle" Last Complete Show COLLEGK CINEMA Friday and Saturday Short' Subjects "Omega Man" Last Complete Show Saturday Special Matinee "Hans Christian Anderson" One Complete Show It does happen even today. Melissa Tonne-March, now working in MGM's A Case of Need, was "discovered" while toiling in an ice-cream store. When stardom called she had "no thought of being an actress." Twiggy7, who looks as if she has little interest in intellec- tual endeavors, must have something on the ball. She was recently quoted as saying, "Honestly, it makes me so mad the way' everyone assumes a girl's got to be married before shs can be happy." You've got to admire the way she cut right to the heart of (he matter. The women's lib movement will probably never have an- other spokesman quite so elo- quent. Club to meet COALDALE (HNS) A dem- onstration on candle making will be the special feature at the. next meeting of the Simnyside Women's Club to be held at p.m. Tuesday in the Sunnyside School. Mrs. Ed Boehr and Mrs. David Goertzen will be the in- structors. Those wishing to par- ticipate are requested to bring an empty milk carton, two pounds of paraffin wax. a con- tainer such as an empty juice tin. hand beater or mix master, stearic acid and glitter. COLLEGE CINEMA SAT. AND SUN. MATINEE ONLY AT P.M. SHOWING MATINEES ONLY at p.m. SATURDAY and SUNDAY ONLY FAMILY V Meet UNCLE OLIE, CASPER the Crazy Cat, THE LITTIE MATCH GIRL, and THE RED SHOEf HAL ROACH STUDIOS "THE WORLD OF HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN" GRUNDIG WEST GERMANY JACK'S RADIO AND TV 302 13th St. N. Deluxe slcreo system featur- ing the deluxe RTV320 steruo receiver with AM, FM stereo reception and SW' LW bands. All solid state; has out- lets for stereo tape recorder and stereo record player. In- dicator tells you when FM programs are in stereo. Hand- some medium walnut cabin- ets. -Two No. 8 speaker boxes provide full range sound qual- ity _ The PS3u 4 speed record player has long wearing dia- mond stylus, Walnut base, plastic dust cover. JACK'S RADIO AND TV Now of 302 13lh St. North BUY AND USE BOOKS OF THEATRE TICKETS AND SAVE FAMILY ENTERTAINMENT NOW SHOWING oldJashioneS with qfiipt MATINEE DAILY P.M. SATURDAY CONTINUOUS SHOWING TONITE at and p.m. SAFARI OF LAUGHS WITH CARRY ON GANG ADULT NOW SHOWING at and p.m. Saturday 3 Shows and p.m.________ ADULT ENTERTAINMENT GMRLTON HUSTON TONIGHT thru SUN. Evening Shows Only at and p.m. ;