Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 19, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta
A WARM WELCOME AWAITS YOU HOTEL _ The LctHbficMjc Herald TELEVISION GUIDE Tegs Sa FOR PICKUP ORDERS Phone 328-5405 FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 1971 LISTINGS FOR SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 20, TO FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 26. 1971 A FINE ACTRESS Jean Srapteton, Emmy winner for her portrayal of Edith Bunker in All In The Family is an intelligent woman and a fine aclress. Shes' seen here with Archie Bunker a lovable in real life, actor Carroll O'Connor. The Energy Crisis special TV film CBOTV's Tuesday Night on Filmed in most parts of Can- November 23, at 10 p.m.. will j ada, including the The Energy To Choose, a one-hour cslor film documentary writ- ert, produced and directed by CBC Vancouver producer Dick Socking. Archie's Edith A dingbat oil-stage only HOLLYWOOD CNEA) It's a very good thing for Ameri- can television that there's a dingbat in the Stapleton fam- ily. Jean Staplcton plays Edith Bunker on All hi the Family, and plays it so well she wen an Emmy last year. There's a big difference be- tween the dumb nasality of Hunker and the soft-spo- kon mtelligerce of Jean Staple- toil. This is a fine actress at work creating a real character. "Tiie character of she says, "isn't completely m o rf e 1 e ci after anyone. But (.here are many facets of a ve r y d en r a i rr.'t a be! o vcd She would have loved the show." a S-taplelon likes the show, too, which is only nat- ural. But sha likes to think that her view of i't is abjective, and she been impressed by the ffial that all ages amd all politi- cal virv.-pninls seem equally captivated by the There lias been considerable controversy, in Holly wood, over a .statement made by Nor- man Leiiir. He called his pro- tagonist, Archie Bunkor, who is played by Carroll O'Connor, 'lovable bi got.'' M any Holly- wood people objected to that phrase, thai it is patent- ly impossible for a bigot to be lovable. "Thai's just n question of semantic Miss says. ''His bigutry is not lov- able, it's laughable. But Archie is lovable. I think that's what Norman She thinks that satire, which the show is, is a healthy thing. "By laughing at bigotry." slie says, "we're not exonerating it, we're focusing on it." Her two children Pam is and John is 11 watch the show and she believes it has been educational for and for all children. "Boy, will they know an Archie when they meet sh-e says. She's mot a few in her time. particularly in and around New York, where she was born and grew up. I father was in outdoor adverii.sirg and her mother was a concert and op- era singer, named Marie Sta- pleloii-ilurray. She grew up loving music and, in her high sclwol year- book where it lists what the graduates want to do with their lives. next to t IH> picture of Jean Murray it says ''Music Critic." 'But that she even in Iii.nh was because I critics gut free says, "I knew. school. Lliat I Quartet of plays English playwright John Hopkins has created a superb quartet of plays for television under the title of Talking To A Stranger, to be telecast on CBC television beginning Wednes- day. November 24 a 10 p.m on Channel 7 and continuing three successive Wednesday.? to December 15. The CBC-TV production is di- i reeled by Eric Till, who re- ums to the network lie graced at the height of the Festival se- ries. The four scripts, original- y 90 minutes each as seen on BBC-TV, were reduced to 60 minutes by Doris Sach of the plays irj Hie Quar- :et revolves around the same basic family situation, seen from four points of view that of tire father, the mother, the daughter and the son. well as in New York City and California, the program exam- ines what has come to be call- ed "The Energy Crisis." It examines energy reserves rn North American fossil fuels such as oil. gas and coal, electric power and nu- clear energy and discusses with politicians, scientists, ecol- ogists, academics, utility peo- ple and ordir-ary citizens the future implications of energy consumption doubling every decade in Canada- What are: our energy re- sources? How is the ger.era- tion. transmission and use of energy affccling the environ- ment: How does our er.ergy ex- port policy affect Canada as a nation? These are some of questions dealt with on the pro- gram. wanicd to act." Bu! slie wasn't sure she could make it, so she learned secretarial work. She started acting in summer stock in '41, but didn't quit her secretarial job for another six years. Then, svhen she had done consider- able Broadway work and some TV and films, she felt secure enough to resign and devote herself exclusively to acting. She had nn older bro'.hcr who wanted to act, too. Ho used the name Stapleton be- cause he thought it was more distinguished than Murray. He died before Jean was in h school, but she decided to use the name Staplc'.on. too. par in his memory. She has another name now i n c e she is Mrs William Pulch. lie runs a small theatre in Fayetteville. Pa., which the family calls home. Their house is on the grounds of Caledonia Stale Park, and A DINT, BAT Concluded on Page 2 Problem of waste examined North America with six per cent of the world's population consumes fifty per cent of the world's production. This insati- able appetite carets little for durability or thrift, our society Winnie the Pooh returns Winnie the Pooh. Blustery Day, a favorite story of chil- dren the world over, will be on CBC-TV on Sunday, Nov 21 at p.ir. TlM dvl'jrhlful writ Ion by A. A. Milne, has Si'en adapted into a half hour color animated special of the same name, and th.3 bear of little brain and the many [urred and feathered creatures of the enchanted wood. 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