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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 4, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Friday, October 4, 1974 THE LETHBRIDQE HERALD Radio commercial awards won by eastern stations Joan Waterfield's Entertainment eye Local interest in TV movie 'Locusts9 To entertain you at the VENTURA HOTEL In COALDALI featuring "LARRY BRANSEN" Now through Saturday, Oct. 12 SOUTHERN ALBERTA THEATRES Theatre "BILLY TWO Gregory Peck and Desi Arnaz, Jr. Friday, Saturday, Oct. 4, 5. Friday shows at and p.m. ADULT. Saturday Matinee "A TWIST OF color. Saturday, Oct. 5 show at p.m. FAMILY FORT Theatre "BLAZING Saturday, Oct. 4, 5. Friday show at p.m. SPECIAL PRICES. ADULT NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN. WARNING COARSE LANGUAGE THROUGHOUT. Theatre color. Starring John Wayne. Friday, Saturday, October 4, 5. Friday shows at and p.m. ADULT NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN. SATURDAY MATINEE color. Saturday, October 5 show at p.m. FAMILY. HALIFAX (CP) Radio stations CHUM Toronto and CKCY Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., each won two of the eight top awards for radio commerical competition sponsored by the radio bureau of Canada. CHUM shared with CHQT Edmonton the winner's spot in station-produced commer- cials in the products-ser- vices sold to consumers in markets with a population of more than The Toronto station shared with CJAD Montreal the top spot in public service commercials for the same size market. CKCY was the winner in the market for public service commercials as well as in the corporate in- stitutional category. Station CHQR Calgary won in the corporate institutional category for markets over Station CFAX Victoria was the winner in markets over in the products ser- vices category while station CKEC New Glasgow was the winner in the same category in markets with a population of under The current issue of TV Guide is of more than passing interest and should certainly find a place in the family album of the Bud Matheson family. In it will be found a feature spread on the made- for-TV movie Locusts much of which was shot on the Matheson farm. Originally titled Black Harvest it stars Ben Johnson, Ronny Howard and Lisa Gerritson and will be seen this Wednesday (Channel 11) as the ABC movie of the week. The trials of location shooting are only sketched in the Guide story. For locals who got involved as extras the experience was an eye- opener. And a far cry from the imagined glamour of movie making was the dust, sweat and interminable waiting. Especially the waiting as shots were set up and re-take followed re-take. It was all taken philosophically by the professionals; the women passed the time seated on kitchen chairs in the Matheson farmyard with their needlepoint and instructed Lisa Gerritson in the art. For 55-year-old Ben Johnson it was another chapter in a HOTEL TAVERN ENTERTAINMENT NIGHTLY FWWWVUVWVUWUV Lounge Nightly: Bonney Rudy GERMAN CANADIAN CLUB REGULAR DANCE SAT., OCT. 5th p.m. Music by FIORINO Members and Invited Guests Only DON'T FORGET FOLKS our giant "KIRMES BEERFEST" NOV. 9th Lethbridge Exhibition Pavilion career he began as a stunt rider, enriched in a long association with director John Ford as one with Jane Darwell, Harry Carev Jr. and Ward Bond in the Ford acting stable, and topped with his Oscar winning performance in The Last Picture Show. Ronny Howard is no tyro either, despite his youth. A long running series has him as son to Andy Griffith, last year brought him American Graf- fiti and his own series Happy Days has survived into a se- cond season. Lisa Gerritson is just fifteen but already she's racked up an Emmy nomination for her delightful performance in the series My World and Welcome To It and is a regular (as Cloris Leachman's daughter) in the Mary Tyler Moore show. Hours of work including the daily chore of viewing the "rushes" in the small hours at the Paramount Cinema now edited to a 90-minute TV movie. It should have a hefty view- ing audience from this area Wednesday, many looking for a quick glimpse of themselves on film. But don't be disap- pointed if yours, like many a more famous name, turns out to be the face on the cutting room floor. Between super-highways and urban development locations are getting tough to find. But Alberta's romance with Hollywood is paying off. It is estimated that 12 days of shooting for TV-movies brings in Direct expenditure for Little Big Man for the por- tion shot on the Morley Indian reserve was more than million. And Prime Cut starr- ing Lee Marvin and Gene Hackman turned to the Alberta countryside for almost all its outdoor scenes and by doing so left an es- SATURDAY DISCOUNT BOMBSHELLS BRUSHED NAVY DENIM Approx. 45" wtato THIS WEEKEND At the LEGION Room: "THE METROS5' "LAMPLIGHTERS" Vimy Lounge: "THE METROS" MEMBERS AND INVITED GUESTS YARD 2.22 MISSES' BOOT SOCK 66 Pair Kresge Ice Carnival Draw Deposit tha MlMlip of any purchase during Sept 26 to Oct 11 and eligible to win two free tickets to the Ice Capades. You could be one of 4 lucky winners. Draw will be made at p.m. Friday, Oct. 11. Enter as often as you wish. LADIES' Sweaters Pullovers 3.33 WOODEN FOLDING CHAIRS Rag. SPECIAL 5.44 linns On Sato From pm. Friday until 6 pm, Saturday, wrnila quantitias last KRESGE'S Rock the United Way ROCK CONCERT CIVIC SPORTS CENTRE. LETHBRID6E Sunday, October 6th from to p.m. Admission each. All proceeds to the United Way timated in the province. Meanwhile, back at the box. Saturday (Ch. 13) or Sunday (Ch. 11) you can catch up on the aforementioned The Last Picture Show. Undoubtedly Peter Bogdanovich's best work to date, it movingly cap- tures the arridity of life in a small prairie town. Casting elements are exceptionally strong with Johnson, Cloris Leachman, Jeff Bridges, both Timothy and Sam Bottoms and Randy Quaig, who later scored in The Last Detail. Possibly edited for television it should register well on the small screen with the inspired use by Bogdanovich of black and white and absorbing per- formances. Saturday morning if the family set is not committed .to the Canada Russia hockey game there's a special treat (Ch. 7) in the television adap- tation of Mary Norton's enchanting book The Borrowers. Eddie Albert stars and this is definitely something for family sharing. After midnight, you'll find the joyfully rude Carry On Gang (Ch. 7) not to be confus- ed with the appallingly crude .Taber radio has country show format TABER (Staff) Taber radio station CKTA should be on the air at 6 a.m. Monday "If everything goes station manager Brent Seeley of Lethbridge, said today. The new station will feature country music at 1570 kilocycles. It is owned by Southern Alberta Broadcasting Ltd., operator of Lethbridge radio station CHEC. The transmitter has been in- stalled west of Barnwell and now is being he said A 12-man staff will work in the former Southland Cycle building on 48th Avenue, the new studio. The voice of Taber will be on the air 14 hours a day, Mr. Seeley said. The remainder of the time, the station will relay CHEC radio programs from the Lethbridge studio. Wins award TORONTO (CP) Soprano Janet Field of Toronto was presented here with the Cana- dian Opera Company's 1974 Jean A. Chalmers award. The yearly award, worth is given to a member of the company who has shown promise either as a performer or in the area of opera produc- tion, a news release from the opera company says. later offerings. There should Fly a documentary marking be a good audience too earlier the 50th anniversary of the in the evening for As Eagles R C A.F__________________ Show Times Fnciay. October 4 PARAMOUNT THEATRE Short Subjects- 2 15 GOLDEN VOYAGE SINBAD" 2 35 ONE COMPLETE SHOW. 2.15 SATURDAY MATINEE Shot Subjects- 7-00 9 OS FOR PETE'S SAKE: 7 35 9-45 LAST COMPLETE SHOW. PARAMOUNT CINEMA Short Subjerts 7.159.20 HOT NOW DARLING- 7-40 9-45 LAST COMPLETE SHOW: 9.20 RESTRICTED ADULT COLLEGE CINEMA Short Subjects- 2 15 GOLDEN VOYAGE SIN8AO ONE COMPLETE SHOW. 2.15 SATURDAY MATINEE Short Subjects- 7-00 9-OO DIRTY MARY CRAZY LARRY 9.25 LAST COMPLETE SHOW 9OO GREEN ACRES DRIVE IN THEY iAU. ME TRINITY- 00 AU SOYS SO 13 _ O'.E SMC V- 1 '3 SUNDAY Subjects 7 ui 9 POP PETFS SAKE 7 35 S LAST COMPLETE SHOW 9'OS PARAMOUNT CINEMA Short Subverts 7 15 S.20 WOT NOW DAWJNG 7 40 S 45 LAST COMPLETE SHtfW RESTWCTED ADULT COLLEGE CINEMA Shot' Subjects 2 15 GOLDEN VOYAGE S1NSAD 235 COMPLETE SHOW 2 15 SUNDAY MATINEE Shcrl Subjects 7 00 9-00 DIRTY MARY CRAZY LARRY 725 J.AST COMPLETE SHOW 900 ACRES OIWVE IN 'ALL 800 BOV S 1C 10 OVt COMPLETE SHOW 6 00 AOUL" 7.25 green acres drive-in TONIGHT-SAT, and SUNDAY Those "TRINITY Boys" taJcetotlieairaxici, still fly off tlie Joseph E Lev me and Avco Embassy present An Italo Zinfcrellt Film ADULT ALSO "THEY CALL ME TRINITY" SHOWING IN COLOR Giles open p.m. One complete show p.m. college cinema paramount SHOWING AT BOTH THEATRES SATURDAY AND SUNDAY MATINEES ONLY AT p.m. Doors Open At P.M. r FIRST RUN FAMILY ATTRACTION battles the creatures of legend in the miracle of CKUMSunCTURESJtDIVimOFCOlUMSUPICIURES'NDUSWS INC ALL SEATS 75' FOR EVERYONE paramount funny del-time fane STREISAND Vincent Canby. New York Times FAMILY Cat lira Streisand Sake" NOW SHOWING college cinema rt 32S-6390 TONIGHT and SAT. at and p.m. THERE'S MflTHW THE YWOrT MRTYMARY CRAZY LURRY TONIGHT and SAT. At Sand p.m. In the best tradition of sophisticated British comedy. RESTRICTED ADULT HI RUSK M mm ;