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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 18, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Little Prince cute, harmless musical film By VINCENT CANBY New York Times Service NEW YORK Stanley Donen's first musical film in years. The Little Prince, is a i'airly impossible movie to sit through often coyly cute, sometimes blank anil boring. Thousands mourn film director ROME (Reuter) Thousands of weeping fans thronged the Roman Catholic Basilica of San Lorenzo here Saturday to pay their final respects to Italian film actor and director Vittorio de Sica, who died in Paris on Wednes- day of lung cancer. Nearly people, in- R.A. HOSACK Certified Dental Mechanic DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC Suites St. S. Ph. 327-7244 Lethbridge eluding personalities from the world of Italian politics and cinema, crowded the great basilica for the funeral ser- vice. De Sica, who died aged 73, was later buried in the family tomb in the Cemetery of Ve- rano. Among the mourners were de Sica's widow, Spanish actress Maria Mercador; film star Sophia Loren and her husband, Carlo Ponti; Marcello Mastroianni, Claudia Cardinale, Franco Nero and Elsa Martinelli. SOUTHERN ALBERTA THEATRES CARDSTON Mayfair Theatre Walt Disney's "ALICE IN WONDERLAND" in color. Monday, November 18 show at p.m. FAMILY TABER Tower Theatre "THE LAST AMERICAN HERO" starring Jeff Bridges. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, November 18, 19, 20. Monday shows at and p.m. ADULT, NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN. PINCHER CREEK Fox Theatre "WALKING TALL" starring Joe Don Baker. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, November 20. Monday show at p.m. ADULT, NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN. AUTOHARP CASES Made of laminated chipboard, simulated lizard covering, velurette lining, good handle. 83639 Case to fit 12 bar, 15 bar Autoharps and Appalachian instrument. each 14 95 Available at LEESTER'S MUSIC LTD. Paramount Theatre Bldg. Phone 327-2272 and full of the sort of Antoine de Saint Exupery philosophy that better belongs in fortune cookies. "What is essential is invisi- ble to the and "it's only with the heart that one can see clearly" are two of its zingers. I wouldn't go so far as to call this level of anti- intellectualism dangerous and reactionary. I suspect it's harmless and no more simplistic than a lot of the stuff that is so piously pronounced in The Trial of Billy Jack. Yet where The Trial of Billy Jack is just more of the same Billy Jack that we know enough about to avoid if we want to, The Little Prince is an important disappointment. It's a disappointment because the subject matter a fable about a neurotic aviator and the extra terrestrial boy who teaches him about life and love is not the sort of thing designed to bring out the best in Donen. He's a bright, clever, sophisticated director (Seven Bridges for Seven Brothers, Singin' In the Rain, Two for the Road) whose talent looks strained, most phony really, when he wants to be most sim- ple and sincere. "The LittleTrince seems to have beer, as fated for foolish results from the start as Marie Antoinette's attempts to get close to the soil by dressing up as a milkmaid at the Little Trianon. Yet The Little Prince is not without importance and deserving of our attention, if only aural. It is the first new musical score by Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe since Camelot and their first original film score since Gigi "New" may be a somewhat misleading word. The Lerner (lyrics) and Loewe (music) collaboration hit its stride in the mid-1950's with My Fair Lady and the team is still writing in that style melodic, romantic, and witty in the way of writers for whom words are as much shape and sound as meaning. DELIGHT The score of The Little Prince is a sheer delight, a recollection of kind of exper- tise that is. in its way. as ageless as Chaplin's. I wouldn't be at all surpris- ed if some of the same people who found Chaplin's A Countess from Hong Kong old- fashioned, simply because he dared make a movie that wasn't according to contem- porary fashions, will also call The Little Prince score old fashioned. However, it's a throwback to a Broadway idiom that Lerner and Loewe still know best. FASHIONS THIS WEEK ONLY On Our Complete Stock Of All Cloth Coats Fur Trimmed and Untrimmed Sale Commences a.m. TUBS. Nov. 19th thru Nov. 23rd FASHIONS Monday, November 18, 1974 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 7 Zanuck's wife alleges beating LOS ANGELES (Reuter) The estranged wife of film producer Richard Zanuck alleged Friday that her hus- band had beaten up both her and her 65-year-old spiritual guru. Linda Harrison Zanuck, 29, a film actress, asked for a court order restraining her husband, 39, son of former Hollywood tycoon Darryl Zanuck, from getting in touch with her or her spiritual ad- viser. She said that when she left Zanuck last September because she was afraid of him, Zanuck went with a friend to the Risen Christ Foundation of Vincentii Turriziani. Mrs. Zanuck, who filed for divorce from her husband two months ago after five years of marriage, called Turriziani her "minister and spiritual adviser." Zanuck, former president of his father's 20th Century-Fox studio, was fired by his father. He now is an independent pro- ducer. Mrs. Zanuck claimed that her husband punched and kick- ed the guru, smashed a statue and struck him on the head with it. BECAME CP AIR United Air Transport, a small Yukon bushline opera- tion started in 1937, later became CP Air. paramount NOW SHOWING AT ind P.M. RESTRICTED ADULT IT'S SURVIVAL OF THE FIERCEST AND THE JL PARAMOUNT PICTURES PRESENTS AN ALBERTS.RUDDY PRODUCTION BURT REYNOLDS "THE LONGEST YARD" No licence needed Mary Margaret Goreham of Toronto wheels along a city street, shopping on roller skates. The 65-year-old retired teacher lost her driver's licence because of her health so she took up roller skating for the first time in her life. Soccer scores LONDON (CP) Results of Old Country soccer games Saturday. SCOTTISH LEAGUE Division I Aberdeen 3 Morton 3 Arbroath 3 Hearts 1 Celtic 6 Airdneonians 0 Dumbarton 1 Ayr 2 Dundee 4 St Johnstons 0 Hibernian 1 Clyde 0 Kilmarnock 2 Dunfermlme 4 Motherwell 0 Rangers 5 Partick 0 Dundee U 5 Division II Albion 1 Clydebank 3 Alloa 0 Falkirk 1 Cowdertbeath 0 Queen of S 2 East Fife 1 Queen's PRO E Stirling 1 Brechin 2 Meadowbank 0 Hamilton 4 Montrose 2 Berwick 0 St Mirren 0 Raith 1 Stenhousemuir 2 Stirling 1 Stranraer 0 Forfar 0 Chrysler may close plants in December DETROIT (AP) -Chrysler Corp.. with a four month supply of unsold new cars, is considering closing most of its U.S plants for the month of December, throwing at least 80.000 workers off the job before Christmas. The automaker is expected to close all but one of its six auto assembly plants, idling almost assemblers. One source said plans are to shut the plants from Dec. 2 to Jan. 6. Those shutdowns might force layoffs throughout the Chrysler system, sources said, throwing another 50.000 or more workers off the job. Chrysler would neither con- firm nor deny the reports, but a source who asked not to be identified said the firm ordered "zero" parts from suppliers for next week STUDY SLEEPING SICKNESS Nearly 140 experts met in London to discuss the latest progress in research into one of the world's greatest sleeping sickness. ENGLISH LEAGUE Division I Arsenal 3 Derby 1 Birmingham 4 Man City 0 Everton 0 Liverpool 0 Ipswich 4 Coventry 0 Leeds 2 Middlesbrough 2 Leicester 1 Tottenham 2 Newcastle 5 Chelse? 0 Queen's PR 2 Carlisle 1 Sheffield U 2 Burnley 2 Stoke 4 Luton 2 West Ham 5 Wolverhampton 2 Division II Blackpool 0 Oxford 0 Bolton 3 Southampton 2 Bristol R 0 Orient 0 Cardiff 2 Notts F 1 Fulham 1 Sunderland 3 Man United 2 Aston Villa 1 Notts C 3 Sheffield 3 Oldham 2 Norwich 2 Portsmouth 1 Hull 1 West Brom 1 Bristol C 0 York 2 Millwall 1 Division III Blackburn 2 Aldershot 0 Bournemouth 2 Bury 1 Charlton 4 Walsall 2 Chesterfield 2 Peterborough 0 Crystal P3 Plymouth 3 Halifax 2 Huddersfield 1 Hereford 2 Brighton 0 Southend 1 Wrexham 1 Swindon 1 Gilhngham 0 Watford 3 Port Vale 2 Divition IV Barnsley 0 Lincoln 2 Cambridge 1 Newport 1 Chester 3 Swansea 0 Thartlepool 3 Brentford 2 Manfield 5 Doncaster 2 Reading 1 Bradford 1 Rotherham 1 Exeter 1 Scunthorpe 2 Rochdale 2 Shrewsbury 2 Workmgton 0 IRISH LEAGUE Ards 1 Bangor 2 Clittonville 3 Larne 0 Colerame 1 Ballymena 1 Distillery 1 Gtentoran 2 Linfield 1 Crusaders 1 Portadown 2 Glenavon 2 TABER RESIDENTS KUNG-FU REGISTRATIONS will be taken Monday, Nov. 18th and Wednesday, Nov. 20th from to p.m. at Taber Civic Centre (East Basement) MIXED CLASSES college cinema STARTS WEDNESDAY Showing for 4 Days only! CRY OF THE WILD TAKE THE ENTIRE FAMILY! in COLO! paramount TONIGHT thru THURS. AT and P.M. RESTRICTED ADULT Now more than ever you must see it! nAlJQN6 Mil a BCP presentation In Color A...- sensational insight into the life )f the mysterious and powerful timber wolf. A Nat'ona' Fdm I TONIGHT thru SATURDAY THE "MARVIN DOUGLAS SHOW" from Nashville at the LETHBRIDGE HOTEL college cinema TONIGHT and MS. AT ind P.M. INCLUDING SUNDAY ADULT THE TROUBLE HTSM! Show Times Bid8 "Fashion Centre Of The South" Phone 327-2277 Monday November 16 PARAMOUNT THEATRE Short 700 9 10 LONGEST YARD 7 10 9 20 LAST COMPLETE SHOW 9 10 RESTRICTED ADULT PARAMOUNT CINEMA Short 7 15 9 15 WALKING TALL 7 25 S 40 LAST COMPLETE SHOW 9 15 RESTRICTED ADULT COLLEGE CINEMA Short Subjects 7 00 S 00 MY NAME IS NOBODY 7 10 9 10 LAST COMPLETi ,HOW 00 COMMUNITY SERVICES DEPARTMENT CITY OP LETHBRIOOE PUBLIC SWIMMING. SKATING and MUSEUM Nov. Nov. THURS.. Nov. Nov. Nov. Nov. 25 FRITZ SICK Swim (adults only) 12 00-12 Swim 7 30-9 30 p Swim (adults only) 12 00-12 45pm Public Swim 800-10.00 Swim (adults only) 12.00-12 Swim 1 00-5 00 p Swim 1 00-5 00 p m and 6 00-8 00 p swiwi (Adults only) 12 00-12 45pm STAN SiWIK (adults only! 12 00-1 00 pm Public Swim 830-1000 Swim (adults ontyl 12 00-1 00 p Swim (adults only) 1200-1 00 Swim (adults only) 12 00-1 00 p m Public Swim 7 30-9 30 p Swim 3 00-6 00 p Swim 1 00-5 00 p m Family Swirr 6 00-8 00 p SWIM (Adults only) 1200-1 00 pnr HENDERSON PARK ICE Swim 2 00-4 00 p PUBLIC SKATE 4 DO-5 30 p m ADAMS PARK ICE Public Skate 4 00-5 30 0 Skate 6 30-6 00 D Preschoolers Free Skating 10 00-12 DOpVi Public S'-Slino 7 00-9 00 D Skating 2 00-4 00 P Skate 1 00-2 30 p m Public Skate 3 00-5 00 p m Family Skate 6 00-7 30 D CIVIC ICE PUBLIC SKATING 1 00-5 30 p Skate 8 00-1000 Skat? 1 00-2 30 C m Public Skate 3 00-5 00 0 SIR ALEXANDER GALT 00-4 30 D 00-4 30 D 00-4 30 p 00-4 30 D m i 00-5 00 p m 00-4 30 p m NOTE: will no PiArilc Stating let on Frt., Her. 22nd trwn p.m. to booWnfi ;