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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 1, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Friday, Ocloher 1, 1971 THE LfTHMIDGE HERALD fTV HIGHLIGHTS; FRIDAY MOVIE MVSTEKV: "Swccl, Swcut WO p.m., CIi. 7. Horror, mystery, deadly apparitions and ESP are the key ingredients of this 1971 whodunit. MOVIE DRAMA: "The Deadly p.m., CIi. 9. A terrifying chase amid a raging forest fire, a 1971 TV- movie starring Peter Lawford and Tony Franciosa. COMEDY: Partners, p.m., Ch. 13. A slapstick saga in which the two zany detectives get tossed into jail. COMEDY: Rowan Martin's Laugh-In, 8 p.m., C'li. 7. Karen Valentine of "Room 222" plays a southern belle and Gladys Ormphby (Ruth Buzzi) dreams she's married to How- ard Hughes. MOVIE DRAMA: "Tell Them Willie Roy is 8 p.m., CIi. 13. A gruelling manhunt in Southern California's desert area. COMEDY: All in Hie Family, 111 p.m., CIi. 7. With an anti-Pentagon demonstration brewing at the UN building, Archie asks Mike to keep him out of trouble. SATURDAY CHILDREN'S CIN'E.MA: 1 p.m., CIi. 7. This children's scries begins its third season. SI'ORT: Baseball Play-Off, 1 p.m. (appnra.) CIi. 9. Pittsburgh Pirates meet the western cliamps in the Na- tional League play-off opener. WIDE WORLD OF SPORTS: p.m., Ch. The Trenton, NJ. 500, worth about was taped Sept. 26. Trimbles Programs are listed by the radio Any variation ii by the _________ __________ Herald or Trimbles Tire Supply. nd television stations, CHEC News on the Hour Wthr. on the Half Hour FRIDAY NIGHT The Living World News 4-00 Richard Gordon Barry Hegland News, Sports Country Digest Hr. of Information Back to the Bible SATURDAY Shane Bickman Voice of China Jim Shearer Richard Gordon CJOC if Request Action Show 12 00 News Line SATURDAY Wayne Barry John Walker News Soccer Results CHEC FM News Hourly Wthr. Half Hour WON. THRU SAT. Major News Major News Don MeMaster i.nn Murry a.m. Don McMaster Major News Bob Cencie Don Hedman FRIDAY NIGHT Home Run Road Bans News Home Run Livestock Repori World at Six Pick of Ihe Got Sounds Canadiar Radio 1010 Calgary From the Capitals Morning Concert Five Nights a Correspondent! Week Notice Board 10-30 Theatre Right or Wrong Sounding Brass Action Sel 11-33 Sounds Like Europe College Football Wthr., Music Past Opera Timi Midnight College Football SATURDAY Jazz for thl d National News News Plsydstt Trimbles Tire Supply 327-2007 314 llth St. S. 327-2396 CAR CARE SPECIAL OVER MILES? FOR SAFETY'S SAKE DRIVE IK FOR A BRAKE RELINE GUARANTEED 24 months or miles Tteline and install bonded brake linings Check wheel cylinders Check master cylinder, brake hose, front bearings nnd seals Repack front wheel LET JIMMIE DO THE JOB CJOC-TV Channel 7 (Cablevision Ch. 6) Andy Griffith Kimba (c) News (c) marine Teleprobe 7 Movie: Duel al Diablo SATURDAY Spiderman (c) Beetle Bailey Tommy Hunter (c) Dasterdly Mulley All in the Family Penelope Pitstop 9Z, ...BY HERB JOHNSON Willard is this year's hit ani- mal movie. Produced for only million, 11 has already gross- ed ?15 million. But don't go expecting Walt Disney type family entertain- ment. If tiiere's a lesson to be learned from Willard, now showing at the Paramount The- atre, it's that one can't be too careful about choosing one's friends. The friends in this case are rats hundreds of them. And despite a reasonably strong script and a more than credit- able performance by Bruce Da- vison as Willard, they steal the show. Willard is a 27 year old who is treated by his invalid mother and his boss as if he were about nine. His only es- cape is into a world where he is the boss, a world peopled (if that is the right word) by rats. He trains them and they be- come his allies in fighting the insensitive and cruel people who surround him. The end- ing, as it inevitably must be in this kind of a movie, is tragic. It is at times a gruesome and almost macabre movie, de- finitely not recommended for people who can't stand rats. The violence level is about av- erage for movies these days. Bruce Davison gives a sensi- tive performance as Willard. He manages the body move- ments of an insecure nine-year- old very well and resists the temptation to over-play the part of a man whose mind is just on the verge of coming completely apart. Willard fans will be hapyy to know a sequel entitled Ben is planned. leaves The Red Tenl (which has been shown in Leth- bridge, to small The Racing Scene and Peter Rabbit and the Tales of Beatrix Potter. The last film, a high- ly acclaimed ballet based on Miss Potter's children's stories, comes to the city next week. The lack of family films puts theatre operators in a tough spot. Bob Shaekleford of Leth- bridge Theatres Ltd. says the situation has reached the point where it really can't get much worse. Getting movies for the drive- in is a particular problem. Booking restricted adult mo- vies into the drive-in is out of the question, as it would elim- inate the youngsters the drive-in's biggest fans. This year Mr. Shaekleford found the distributors simp I y could not come up with enough good family films and he was forced to dip into some of the older movies. Stan Bates, CFCN-TV station manager, says the outlook is much the same for television. According to his figures there are 87 Hollywood movies pro- duced for theatres this year that fall into the general audi- ence category and which will be available for television. But the startling fact is that 90 feature length movies were produced specifically for tele- vision. It will be interesting to see what happens next. More re- stricted adult movies? More re- 1930s? A total to five films were runs of passed by the provincial motion picture censor board in August j as family entertainment. Two of them are German language films. That film classics of the i sons who paid to see thrre musicals Anne of One possible reaction may be, Green Gables, Mary and Jane turning away from movies j Eyre. and television, back to family activities such as handicrafts and music right in the home It may happen. Going back briefly to the een The O'Kcefc Centre in Tor- onto also had a good season. Katherine Hepburn, in Coco, was the big drawing card; the jorship board ratings only I brought in during the three films were classified as second of her engage- ment there, then went on to gross in the third and final week. The Royal Shakespeare Com- pany, the Canadian Opera and the National Ballet of Canada helped (along with other pro- ductions) to bring in adult fare. Fifteen got an "adult not suitable for chil- dren" rating. There were 10 re- stricted adult movies, including The Love Machine and Panic in Needle Park, a about drug users. The film Learn to Play CLASSICAL GUITAR with Dale Ketcheson Phone 327-7524 Now Located in the Premises of Pruegger's Accordion College Ltd 530 5th Street South VENTURA HOTEL COALDALE, ALBERTA Presents BOBBY REESE And The OUTRIDERS THIS SATURDAY, OCT. 2nd! to p.m. Make Up A Party and Come On In For A Great Fun-Filled Evening Rehearsals started this week for Lethbridge's newest choir. Organized by Bruce Barrow, the group as yet has no name, although it does have plans made for its first concert. The choir's debut will be in early December when it pre- sents Prelude to Clirislmas at the Yatcs Memorial Cen t r e. Comprising 25 picked voices, the mixed choir has another concert planned for the spring. The group is sponsored by the Downtown Rotary Club. Mr. Barrow, who resigned as or- ganist and choirmaster at St. Augustine's Anglican C h u r ch last year after coming to Leth- bridge to take up that post in 1951, continues to teach music in the city. A new local television series Reese and Friends starts tonight at on Chan- nel 7. A test film for the series (made mostly just to test mi- crophone placements and other details) accidentally got on the air last week. The show's real debut is slated for tonight. Theatre Calgary's first play of the season opens a three- week run next Thursday at the Allied Arts Centre. The play is Neil Simon's Pla- za Suite, starring Donald Davis and Rita Howell. Although un- able to bear the cost of taking a play on the road, the com- pany is looking for a regional audience. It is offering a group rate (10 per cent off) to groups of six or more who have to travel 25 miles or more to attend. Theatre Calgary's season will include Brendan Behan's The I Hostage, Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet and a new Canadian play James Nichol's The House on Chestnut Street. Along with some Shaw and Molnar and Richard Nash's The Rain- maker, it looks like a well- balanced schedule of plays. Reports from across Canada would seem to indicate theatre generally is in pretty good shape. The Charlottetown Fes- tival ended its 10 week sea- son with new box office rec- ords. The festival drew per- people and million during ihc 46-week season. Note for radio has a number of new shows lined up for this fall. One of the big changes takes place Monday when Pclcr Gzowskie takes over as the host of This Country in the Morning. Gone is which has helped fill the morning hours for the past few years. Bruno Gerussi has moved to the west coast to act in a television se- ries, but will continue to con- tribute the odd feature to the new show, which will be some- thing of a combination of Ger- ussi! and Matinee. Today's Showtimes PARAMOUNT Friday Short Subjects "Willard" Last Complete Show Saturday Short Subjects "Willard" Last Complete Show PARAMOUNT CINEMA Friday Short Subjects "Blue Water, White Death" Last Complete Show Saturday Short Subjects "Blue Water, White Death" Last Complete Show COLLEGE CINEMA Friday and Saturday ''Student Nurses" "Invincible Six" Last Complete Show GREEN ACRES DRIVE-iN Friday and Saturday "Shenandoah" "Cockeyed Cowboys" One Complete Show lJBtRTA FR1DAY Trulh or Consequences it) Teleprobe 7 Gel Smart Mystery Movie Laugh-In (c) ioy Tumbleweed Lippy Ihc Lion Wrestling Children's Cinema Kaliedosport TBA Sports Bugs Bunny CFCN-TV Lethbridge Channel 13 (Cablevision Ch. 4) FRIDAY Flintstcnes (c) Hawaii Five-0 Hews (c) Room 222 The Partners Movie: Tell Them Willie Boy is Here FBI News News Sports Segment Movie: Cainc Mutiny SATURDAY Thought for Day News Underdog George uf the Jungle (c) Peter Potamus Rocky and Friends Jackson 5 Batman HawKeyc Movie: Reluctant ASIn (c) Call of the West Outdoor Sportsman Wrestling (c) Like Youncj Sports Digest Wide World of Sports Kingo Bingo KRTV Great Falls Channel 3 (Cablevision Ch. 9) FRIDAY :30 News (c) News (c) :30 O'Hara (c) :30 Movie: Harler.. Globetrotters (c) In the News (c) Hair Bear Bunch In the News The Deadly Hunt Pobliles (c) :00 Cflnnnn (c) I :0fl News (c) :30 Tonight Show (c) SATURDAY :M fnllcgp of Great Archie' [c) In the New Snhrinn In Ihc Josio and Pussycats In The News Tho Monkces (c) In the News You Are There Baseball Dugs Bunny Scooby Doo Dariner Is My Business News (c) Hec Haw KFBB-TV Great Falls Channel 5 (Cablovision Ch. II) Movie: Riv News Night G.'il Roller dimes SATURDAY Nrwr. .VOO .Jrtry Lrwii Rrviil Runiior Tiinky Phantom .Incksnn f, BclwitCticd (C) Curiosity Shop (c) Jonny Quest Lancelot Link Amr. Handstand MatiiW! U Fool bill I Wldo World of Sports Partners CARDSTON Mayfair Theatre "FLIGHT OF THE DOVES" In color. Starring Ron Moody, Jack Wild and Dorothy McGuirc. Friday and Saturday. October 1 and 3. Friday shows at and p.m. Matinee Saturday at p.m. Family. FORT MACLEOD Empress Theatre "CARRY ON CAMPING" in color, starring Sidney James, Barbara Windsor and the Carry-On Gang. Friday and Saturday, October 1 and 2. Friday shows at and p.m. Adult. Special matinee at p.m. "HIAWATHA" in color, starring the McGowan Family. All scats 50c. Family. MILK RIVER Sunland Theatre "THE YOUNG ROUNDERS" In color. Starring Joel McCrea and Casey Tibbs. Friday and Saturday, Oclobcr 1 and 2. Friday show at p.m. Family. PICTURE BUTTE-Cinema Theatre "THE SHOES OF THE FISHERMAN" In color. Starring Anthony Quinn, Oskar Werner and David Jansscn. Fri- day, Satin-day nnd Sunday, October I, 2 and 3. Friday show al p.m. Family. PINCHER CREEK Fox Theatre "A MAN CALLED SLEDGE" In Technicolor. Starring James Garner. Friday and Saturday. Oclobcr 1 and 2. Friday shows at nnd p.m. Adult Not Suitable For Children. Special Saturday Mnlinoo al p.m. "SMIWFIRK, THE WIIITK KTAU.IOM" 111 culnr. Family. TABER Tower Theatre "TI1KY CALL ME, MISTER TIBRS" In color. Slnrring Sidney Porlicr and Martin Landau. Friday, Oclohcr I. Shows ill and p.m. Adull Special Malince Saturday at p.m. Independent Order of Foresters BOWLING LEAGUE COMMENCES OCT. 1 9 P.M. BOWLADROME ROOM FOR MORE TEAMS and BOWLERS Phone GARY LIND 327-3651 CURLING COMMENCES OCTOBER 24 MORE CURLERS NEEDED Phone ED OBER 328-3216 by Oct. 14 tir MAKE UP A PARTY COME TO EL RANCHO CABARET IN THE LOUNGE Friday and COMFORT" IN THE TAVERN Friday and Admission (Side Entrance) 9 p.m. to 1 a.m, REFRESHMENTS FSoo HOMSHS! AVAILABLE The E! Rancho Motor Hotel is now licensed to serve liquor and wine in its Outrider Tavern WEEKEND ENTERTAINMENT FRIDAY and SATURDAY 'NIGHT RIDERS' AT THE MINERS' LIBRARY 733 13th St. N. MEMBERS AND THEIR GUESTS ONLYI ENTERTAINMENT STAGE FOR SALE 4 4 GERMAN CANADIAN CLUB REGULAR DANCE Saturday, Oct. p.m. Music by the "MOONGLOWS" MEMBERS AND GUESTS Live Entertainment Nightly From p.m. to 12 Midnight MONDAY, SEPT. 27th thru SATURDAY, OCT. 2nd FEATURING AND MARIE BREIN" UPTOWN COUNTRY POP AT THE DALLAS TAVERN 3125lh STREET SOUTH FULLY LICENSED I TONIGHT and SATURDAY j FAMI Calico County" -tat of "BONANZA" r A UNIVERSAL PICTURE TECHNICOLOR1 CS> GATES AT 7 P.M. SHOW AT 8 P.M. I SECOND FEATURE SHAKES THE SCREEN LIKE CANNON THUNDER! STEWART TECHNICOLOR -A UNIVERSAL PICTURE NOW SHOWING at and p.m. "A DANDY TOP-NOTCH THRILLER" John Schubeck, ABC TV ADULT ENTERTAINMENT Where your nightmares end... COIOR begins. DON'T SEE IT ALONE! Matinee Saturday at p.m. Evenings Daily at and p.m. Tonight and Sat. FAMILY ENTERTAINMENT "BLUE WATER, WHSTE DEATH" Thehuntforthe Great Whrte Shark A CINEMA CENTER RUWS PfffiSENTOKJN 4 7 TECHNICOLOR" WARNING: SOME KILLING OF WHAIES MATINEE SATURDAY AND SUNDAY AT P.M. Tonight and Sat. Show at p.m. RESTRICTED ADULT SECOND FEATURE IN "THE INVINCIBLE SIX" COLOR ;