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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 15, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Actress sues prisoner husband for divorce Joan Waterfield's Friday, November 15, 1974 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 11 Entertainment eye Reynold's role in The Longest Yard great ESTES PARK, Colo. (AP) Actress Sue Lyon has filed for divorce against her husband, convicted murderer Cotton Adamson, her lawyer said Wednesday. The lawyer said their year- old marriage is "irretreviably broken." The couple was married Nov. 4, 1973 at the Colorado, state penitentiary in Canon City. At the time of the marriage Miss Lyon said she would petition the state legislature to change rules to allow conjugal visits. Her efforts were un- successful. Joseph Jenkins, Miss Lyon's lawyer, said the divorce papers were filed Tuesday in Larimer County district court in Fort Collins. SOUTHERN ALBERTA THEATRES CARDSTON-Mayfair Theatre "THE SCALPHUNTERS" starring Burt Lancaster. In color. Friday, Saturday, November 15, 16. Friday shows at and p.m. FAMILY SATURDAY MATINEE "LAD: A DOG" starring Peter Breck and Peggy McCay. In color. Saturday, November 16 show at p.m. FAMILY PINCHER Theatre "MAURIE" starring Frank Ross and Douglas Morrow. Friday, Saturday, November 15, 16. Friday shows at and p.m. FAMILY Theatre "THE SOUND OF MUSIC" Friday, Saturday, Novem- ber 15, 16. One show nightly at p.m. FAMILY SATURDAY MATINEE "BUCKSKIN" Saturday November 16 show at p.m. a Seat. HOTEL NEXT WEEK NIGHTLY LOUNGE ENTERTAINMENT Maurice Trockstad MOONSHINE" TAVERN: He said the actress, who starred in Lolita at the age of 14, moved to the mountain resort town of Estes Park about a month ago. She had been living in Canon City and visiting Adamson regularly. ASKED A WEEK AGO Jenkins said Miss Lyon ap- proached him "about a week ago and asked me to file the divorce papers." Miss Lyon was unavailable for comment. Adamson, 34, was sentenced in 1964 to 20-to 40-year terms on convictions of second- degree murder and aggravated robbery. The couple met through a mutual friend while he was a prisoner in the Los Angeles jail in 1972. He had escaped earlier from the Colorado prison's medium security sec- tion, officials said. The 28-year-old actress was married twice previously, first to Hampton Fancher HI and then to Roland Harrison. She and Harrison had a daughter, who her lawyer said is with Miss Lyon. ESTABLISH PRIZE A Karl Boehm prize for young conductors was es- tablished by the Austrian ministry for education and the arts in honor of Boem's 80th birthday. The winner must be an Austrian and under 35. Burt Reynolds has long headed my "unfavorite actor" list, a slot long occupied by Tony Curtis. Yet Curtis survived his fan- tasy phase (The Prince Who Was a Thief, Son of Ali Baba, Black Shield of Falworth) to give superb performances in The Defiant Ones, Some Like it Hot, Sweet Smell of Success and the Boston Strangler. Right now he could use a good role and a good director. Right now Reynolds is riding in The Longest Yard with those two entities and it looks as though he will survive the Cosmopolitan centrefold, his much publicized romance with Dinah Shore and his almost indecent exposure on talk and game shows. It's a great role; Paul Crewe pro footballer and kept man who gets shoved in the slammer for pinching his mistress' car. Crewe (Reynolds) is forced to get a team together from the inmates to meet that of the guards coached by head guard Captain Knauer (Ed The bestiality of "in- side" and the brute force of the game are interwoven in a gripping conflict that gives not even a token nod to human dignity. Crewe just can't win; the guards can get the cons on and off the field; the warden (Ed- die Albert) who's backing the convicts will supply his own brand of cold vengeance if they lose. Caught in the crunch, Reynolds certainly gives his best performance to date and lays solid claim to a place in the "new breed of star fir- mament." Eddie Albert, always great, surpasses himself as an expo- nent of cold eyed menace and his scene with Reynolds as they confront each other over throwing the game is one of the best seen on the. screen this year.'" Great supporting perfor- mances too from Lauter, Jim Hampton, Bernadette Peters and Harry Caesar. But mostly a great role for Reynolds, a great directing job by Robert Aldrich and a taut realistic script by Tracy Keenan Wynn. A look back now to last week's Toronto Workshop's production of Ten Lost Years. A remarkable show that deserved a full house and there has been much regret expressed by those who miss- ed it. Which must be cold comfort for the company and Allied Arts Council, the local spon- sors. Show Times ALL THIS WEEK at the Elks Club Lethbridge JULIO CERAMA SHOW from Columbia Nightly p.m. to Closing UKRANIAN LADIES' CLUB are sponsoring a SUPPER and DANCE Sat., Nov. p.m. POLISH Ave. and 13 Street N. Admission per couple GOOD and INVITED GUESTS ONLY! PARAMOUNT THEATRE Short Subjects. 7.00 9.10 LONGEST YARD: LAST COMPLETE SHOW. 9.10 RESTRICTED ADULT Short Subjects: 2.15 BENJI. 3.00 ONE COMPLETE SHOW. 2.15 SATURDAY MATINEE PARAMOUNT CINEMA Short Subjects. WALKING TALL- 7'25 LAST COMPLETE SHOW. 9.15 RESTRICTED ADULT COLLEGE CINEMA Short Subjects- MY NAME IS NOBODY. 9.10 LAST COMPLETE SHOW- ADULT ENTERTAINMENT But what was also remarkable was the intermis- sion between acts of the show. The audience took the coffee break to buttonhole anybody who would listen to their own personal reminiscences of the Depression; "high" on memory it was hard to get them back into the theatre. But the warmth of the applause which greeted the players and the second act left no doubt about the response. As this tour closes the com- pany and Ten Lost Years will travel to London and Joan Littlewood's Theatre (where Taste of Honey and Oh, What A Lovely War debuted) across into Europe and wind up in Russia. Around town: The Folk Arts Festival should provide a fine concert this weekend. The only criticism of the show in prior years has been its length, this year a tightly knit production is promised. And a nod here to a generous spirit. Wes Stefan currently starring as Nikos in "Zorba" has taken over the emcee duties from Jim Elliot who had to bow out due to business pressure. Young Jim Green, a former student at the Jolliffe Academy and during those student days a memorable partner for Esther Murillo, now with the National Ballet has been appointed ad- ministrative director of the Saskatchewan Dance Theatre. The group is Canada's youngest professional dance company. The liveliness anticipated yearly from Christmas pan- tomime should be enhanced by Hazel Skaronski who has joined the cast of Cinderella. Hazel who scored earlier this year in Playgoers "Breath of Spring" will play a somewhat pixilated fairy godmother. If nothing else television has SATURDAY DISCOUNT BOMBSHELLS BENEFIT DANCE CLUB 67 SAL, NOV. p.m.-1 a.m. Music by "BRIDGETOWN TRIO9' L'9ht Lunch Will Be Served Get your New Eve tickets early! Lowneys Reg. Price 1.39 SALE PRICE Mixture Lb. Misses' and Ladies' GERMAN CANADIAN CLUB REGULAR DANCE SAT., NOV. 16th p.m. Music by "FIORINO" Members and Invited Guests Only Printed Sizes 10 to 20. Values to 8.00 SPECIAL PRICE Western Jeans Two front pockets 14 oz. denim. Sizes 8 to 16. Reg. price 9.95 SALEPRICE...... Childrens Pullovers ._ A 199 to 14. Values to 3.98 SPECIAL PRICE Hems On Sala From 8 p.m. Friday until 6 p.m. Saturday, while quantities last. KRESGE'S For Your Musical Listening Entertainment THE EL RANCHO presents OUTRIDER TAVCRN "PRYDE" AZTEC LOUNGE "ALECIA MARGO DUO" IN THE DINING ROOM HARRY BAILEY AT THE KEYBOARD CALENDAR OF THE ARTS Co-ordinated by the Allied Arts Council. Con- tact Bowman Arts Centre, Weekdays 10 a m 5 p.m. Telephone 327-2813. CURRENT EVENTS: Nov. 15 Gallery Opening, Recent Works. Billy Joe McCarroll, Public Library, 8 p.m. Nov. 16 Children's Theatre (ages Public Library, 11 a.m. Nov. 17 Folk Arts Festival. U of L, morning and afternoon. Nov. 17 Children's Film Feature, Run Wild, Run Free, Public Library, 2 p.m. Nov. 18 Poetry Reading. Peter Christensen, Lome Daniel. Public Library, 8 p.m. Nov. 19 Registered Music Teachers Student Recital St Augustine's Parish Hall, p.m. Nov. 20. 21, 22 Play, Leaving Home, Drama Studio, U of L p.m. Nov. 21 Cine Chautauqua. NFB documentary Public Library, p.m. Nov. 22, 23 Puppetry Workshop, Lethbridge Community- College, Contact 327-2141. COMING EVENTS: Nov. 28, 29 Play. Zoo Story, Public Library. 8 p.m. Dec. 1 Opening. Oldman Potters Guild Annual Under the Xmas Tree, Bowman Arts Centre Gallery. Dec. 1 A Christmas Carol, U of L Readers Theatre. Public Library, 8 p.m.. Dec. 2, 2 p.m. Dec. 2 Concert, Lethbridge Symphony Orchestra, Yates Centre. Dec. 4 Concert, U of L Choir. Yates Centre. Dec. 8 Concert, The Singing Tree, Anne Campbell Singers Yates Centre. CONTINUING EVENTS: To Nov.- 22 Exhibition, The Buchanan Collection Bowman Arts Centre Gallery. To Nov. 29 Exhibition. Bohumar Fiala. Toyo Kawamura U of L Gallery. To Nov. 30 Lethbridge Musical Theatre. Zorba. Yates Centre p.m. n_ Motor Hotel 526 Mayor MiDrith Drive Phone 327-5701 LETHBRIDGE MUSICAL THEATRE ____ Presents "ZORBA" THE GREEK NOV. 15th to NOV. 30th Yatos Memorial Centre Featuring f WES ELLYN WELLS KATHLEEN THOMPSON and JACK WARBURTON AS "ZORBA" With Full Cast and Theatre Orchestra BOX OFFICE OPEN Yates, Daily to 5 p.m. TELEPHONE 327-7055 Tickots and BOOK NOW GOOD SEATS STILL AVAILABLE Performances Nightly p.m. Excluding Sundays and PONT MISS THIS THRILLING MUSICAL revived an interest in the art of puppetry. It's a theatrical joy, wonderful teaching aid and to meet the need to learn more a workshop has been arranged for Nov. 22 and 23 It's being sponsored by the Drama Division of Cultural Development and the Harle- quin Players who just com- pleted a successful school tour of their Aesop's Fallables. Instructor is Margaret Hood of Calgary and you can get full details about registration by calling the Community College. Meanwhile for the kiddies, there's a first rate Disney show Castaway Cowboys with APPEARS ABROAD Edmonton tenor Ermanno Mauro will sing leading roles this winter with the New York City and Welsh National opera companies. James Garner scheduled for play soon locally but there's fun right on tap now Childrens' Theatre Saturday morning at 11 a m. for sevens to tens provided by U of L drama students in the Theatre Gallery of the Public Library. And a footnote; the Rehabilitation Society needs a pianist for their band. It will only take up one evening a month (except for special Any good hearts out there9 YAMAHA ORGANS New and Used COLLEGE MALL Phone 328-3694 THEPBB NOW APPEARING BRAD SCRAMSTED LETHBRIDGE 421 MAYOR MAGRATH DR 328-1111 NOW SHOWING at and p.m. after your paramount LETHBRIDQE SHOWING SATURDAY Matinee Only at p.m. "Everybody who has ever been loved by a dog R family film by joe camp ALSO SHOWING TONIGHT and SATURDAY OPERA THEATRE-VULCAN NOW SHOWING AT and P.M. Buford Pusser is Dead! the legend lingers on. _ RESTRICTED JlffORtt ADULT 7HENVIVH Now more ever vw must see rt! WALKING TALL JOE DON BAKER BLttAKTH HARTMAN paramount IT'S SURVIVAL OF THE FIERCEST. NOW SHOWING I AT and P.M. RESTRICTED ADULT fwtmm nnimi; nun ITS BURT REYNOLDS THE LONGEST YARD" EDDIE ALBERT ED UUTIR MIKE CONRAD ADMITTANCE RESTRICTED TO 18 YEARS and OVER ;