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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - October 31, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta Saturday, October 31, 1970 - THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD - 7 Glenn Ford TV Festival Erupts NEW YORK (AP) - Glenn Ford, who has made 128 feature films - half of them westerns- during his 33 years as an actor, is no stranger to the television audience that buckles into movie broadcasts. But until recently the Portneuf, Que., native resolutely ignored regular television. Suddenly this fall, the networks seem to have erupted in a veritable Ford1 festival. The conversion came about after he had been signed by CBS to play the lead in one of its made-for-TV film features. "It started six or seven ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC Certified Dental Mechanic Metropolitan Bldg. 328-4095 months ago when I signed to do The Brotherhood of the Bell," Ford explained over breakfast eggs during a New York stopover. "It was a good solid script with people like Maurice Evans and Dean Jagger working with me. "Everybody had told me that I was going to hate the work-too much pressure, shot too fast -in five weeks instead of three or four months. As it turned out, I enjoyed the very things that bothered' my friends. In theatre films, you sit around by the hour while they are making the master shot and then breaking the scene for closeups. In television, you shoot for 15 minutes or so, and then get on to the next thing. Anyway, it was five of the most enjoyable weeks I've ever spent working." When it was over, CBS executives in Hollywood asked about a series and he agreed. SOUTHERN ALBERTA THEATRES CARDSTON - Mayfair Theatre Walt Disney's "DARBY O'GILL AND THE LITTLE PEOPLE" - In Technicolor. Starring Sean Connery and Janet Munro. Saturday, October 31. Shows at 7:03 and 9:00 p.m. Family. FORT MACLEOD - Empress Theatre "HOW THE WEST WAS WON" - In color. Starring James Stewart, Henry Fonda and Richard Widmark. Saturday, October 81. Shows at 7:00 and 9:30 p.m. Family. MILK RIVER - Sunlctnd Theatre "THE 5-MAN ARMY" - In Metrocolor. Starring Peter Graves, James Daly and Bud Spencer. Saturday, October 31. Show at 8:20 p.m. Adult. Sunday, November 1. "NIGHT OF THE GRIZZLEY" - In color. Starring Clint Walker and Keenan Wynn. Sunday shows at 7:00 and 9:00 p.m. Family. PICTURE BUTTE - Cinema Theatre "ALASKAN SAFARI" - In color. Full length Action-Packed Adventure Film. Saturday, October 31. Shows at 0:30 and 8:30 p.m. Family. Sunday, November 1 show at 8:00 p.m. Walt Disney's "PETER PAN"-In Technicolor. An ail cartoon feature. Family. PINCHER CREEK - Fox Theatre "THE UNDEFEATED" - In color. Starring John Wayne, Rock Hudson and Tony Aguilar. Saturday, October 31, shows at 7:00 and 9:00 p.m. Family. TABER - Tower Theatre "CHANGE OF HABIT" - In color. Starring Elvis Presley and Mary Tyler Moore. Saturday, Monday and Tuesday, October 31, November 2 and 3. Saturday shows at 7:00 and 9:00 p.m. Family. Get more out of life - Take the family to a movie UNIVERSITY OF LETHBRIDGE (1970-71) EDWARD BISHA (cello) LOUISE CHAPMAN (piano) Yates Memorial Centre Wednesday, Nov. 4 8:30 P.M. ADMISSION: Adults $2.00 - Students 50c Tickets at: Leisters' Music University General Office Yates Box Office (immediately prior to performance) There was a little more to it than a simple love affair with TV techniques. "Quite frankly, I was tired of travelling," Ford admitted. "I suppose I could work in films every day in the year, but these days they don't make many films in Hollywood. They make GLENN FORD . . . Love Affair them in Sprin, South America, Yugoslavia. That's reasonable- the real thing looks better than painted backdrops - but before this thing blew up I'd been away from home seven months out of the year. "I have a nice home and I want to live in it for a while. With this series I can stay home -and go to work 10 mir,.utes away." Ford's passion for his home is unusual for an actor. A bachelor and somet h i n g of a swinger after the breakup of his long marriage to dancer Eleanor Powell, Ford designed and built most of his Beverly Hills home with his own hands. Furthermore, he's a gardening nut, and may possibly be the only man who has been arrested recently for keeping chickens in his own back yard - which abuts the back yard of the elegant Beverly Hills Hotel. Ford apparently tackles everything with the same all-out dedication. Once he had decided to get into television, he dove Leaving Home Has Drawback Mainly Food EDMONTON (CP) - A ?ev-en-year-old girl decided to leave home and live under a friend's porch but she found that setting up a new apartment means buying a lot of groceries. She went to the corner store and tried to walk out, without paying, carrying these necessary stables: 85 paper plates, 50 packages of gum, 50 rolls of fruit candies, 24 candles, TV dinners, ice cream, cheese, milk and cookies. The storekeeper stopped her and police returned the girl to her parents. IN CALGARY STAY AT THE ATLANTA MOTEL WHERE YOU ARE A STRANGER ONLY ONCEI % 45 Modern and Deluxe Units - Bridal Suite % Free TV and Ice  Dial Phones in all units % Minutes from Downtown-Shopping Centre-Stampede Grounds # Moderate Rates Phone 243-4651 3630 MACLEOD TRAIL Our Chef has a Great Way With Food So When It Comes to Food You Should Come To Us . . . SUNDAY BRUNCH Suntlay Fami'y Buffet SERVED 11 A.M. to 2 P.M. Choice of juice - Hot cakes, Ham. Sausages or Bacon and beverage. Served in the Dining Room 4 to 8 p.m. FEATURING: Prime Ribs of Alberta Beef, Famous Junior Under 12 900 Adults Hot Dishes, Jellied Salads, Rel-\ ,35 ishes and many other taste treats to delight your palate. DURING THE WEEK ENJOY OUR DELICIOUS * LUNCHEON BUFFET SERVED 12 TO 2 P.M. EVERY WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY AND FRIDAY FEATURING: Our famous Smorgasbord ONLY ........................ Book Your Christmas Party Now To Avoid Disappointment! Mayor Magrath Drive S. ^ Phone 327-5701 all the way in. In addition to kicking off CBS's Thurs day night movie season Ford narrated a pre-season documentary special, America . . ., accepted an unlikely invitation to appear in an ABC country-style music and comedy called Howdy, and even embarked on a trans-continental personal appearance tour designed to hone public interest in the forthcoming Glenn Ford Show. This is still in the planning stage, and is expected to be a half-hour comedy-drama about a police serg e a n t who volunteers to work with underprivileged children. Off camera, Ford is a quiet-mannered, quietly-dressed man who would not stand out in a crowd. He is one of the lucky ones, like John Wayne, whose rugged features abs orb the years like blotters and who probably will look in another 10 years just about the way he does now and has for the last decade. His real name is Gwyllyn Ford, denoting some Welsh ancestry. He grew up in Santa Monica, but there are telltale traces of Canada in his speech although, when he's on as an actor, the pattern never surfaces. He crowded a lot of acting experienced into his early years, but really hit his film stride after the Second World War military service. Boy Committed For Murder CHILLIWACK, B.C. (CP) -A 14-year-old boy was committed here to stand trial for non-capital murder. Melvin Glen Spanton of Ha-ney, B.C. was charged following the death Aug. 23 of Karen Marie Fex, 14, of Silver Creek, B.C. The girl was found badly beaten on the bank of the Fraser River about 50 feet below the Trans - Canada Highway in Hope, 90 miles east of Vancouver. She died several hours later in hospital. Today's Showtimes PARAMOUNT Saturday Short Subjects- 2:15, 4:30, 6:45, 9:00 "Hotel" - 2:15, 4:40, 6:55, 9:10 Last Complete Show - 9:00 Sunday Short Subjects-8:15 "Hotel"-S:25 One Complete Show-8:15 PARAMOUNT-CINEMA Short Subjects - 7:15, 9:25 "Carry On Camping" 8^90, 10:10 Last Complete Show - 9:25 COLLEGE CINEMA Saturday Specir.l Matinee- "Donovan's Reef-One Show Only Short Subjects- 7:00, 9:15 "Barquero"- 7:25, 9:50 Last Complete Show - 9:15 Sunday Short Subjects-8:15 '/Banquero"-8:50 One Complete Show-8:15 JOHNSON MASK - Bigger-than-life carnival mask of former President Johnson is part of more than 2,000 objects associated with festivals in an exhibit at New York's Hallmark Gallery. Auto Insurance Plan Date Set WINNIPEG (CP) - Manitoba's compulsory automobile insurance program will become effective Nov. 1, 1971, Premier Ed Schreyer- said today. 600 Police In Search OTTAWA (CP)-Close to 600 RCMP officers in Quebec alone are engaged in the search for the kidnappers of James Cross and the murderers of Quebec Labor Minister Pierre Laporte, Solicitor-General George Mc-Ilraith said here. Mr. Mcllraith told the Commons that another "very large number" of officers is at work at RCMP headquarters in Ot-t a w a checking identification Time Wrangle In Britain LONDON (AP) - To save an hour of daylight or not to save an hour of daylight throughout the year, that is the question in Britain. Whether it is nobler to suffer the 60-minute earlier arising of British standard time or sleep later under the traditional Greenwich mean time, that's the rub. In any case, a government white paper published Thursday dodges the slings and arrows of a partisan public. The white paper says a sampling shows public support for BST against GMT, but leaves the decision to Parliament. "The final decision must be ultimately a matter of personal opinion and experience," the white paper said. "This paper does not attempt to draw any conclusions either for or against British standard time." Lethbridge Symphony Association HIRST PERFORMANCE OF THE SEASON Mon., Dec. 7th - 8:00 p.m. Yates Memorial Centra Featuring The ORCHESTRA and CHORUS Season Tickets Available At LEISTER'S MUSIC - Phone 328-6808 Season Ticket* Adults $10.00 Students $5.00 Donor Member 2 Tickets $23 Or Over Patron Member 2 Ticketit $50 Or Over All Seats Reserved YOUR CPCN MOVIE GUIDE Saturday, Oct. 31st-9:00 p.m. "THE WAR WAGON"-John Wayne, Kirk Douglas 12:40 a.m.-Horror Double Feature "BLOOD OF THE VAMPIRE" and "CURSE OF THE WEREWOLF" Wednesday, Nov. 4th-7:30 p.m. "THE CARPETBAGGERS"-George Peppard Carrol Baker 11:40 p.m.-"ARROW HEAD"-Charlton Heston, Jack Palance Friday, Nov. 6th-8:00 p.m. "THE SHAKIEST GUN IN THE WEST" Don Knotts and Jackie Coogan 11:40 p.m.-"DETECTIVE STORY"-Kirk Douglas Eleanor Parker Saturday, Nov. 7th-9:00 p.m. "THE INTRUDERS"-Don Murray, Anne Francis 11:40 p.m.-"CASINO ROYALE"-David Niven Sunday, Nov. 8th-5:30 p.m. "THE OLD MAN CRIED WOLF" (1970) First TV role by Edward G. Robinson IF IT'S A GOOD MOVIE YOU'LL SEE IT ON CFCN-TV � CLIP THIS AD FOR FUTURE USE ^ sj Britain went to year-around daylight time-or BST-two years ago. In a survey of 7,000 persons, the white paper said, 51 per cent favored the new system, 39 per cent opposed it and 10 per cent had no preference. BST lost out in Scotland, where it would mean children going to school in the dark. ECLIPSES OCCUR Lunar eclipses occur when the orbits of the earth and moon line up approximately in the same plane, and the moon swings into a 900,000-mile shadow thrown by the earth. records, fingerprints and other data. Across the country he added, checks are being made in connection with warrants Issued last week for the arrest of five suspects in the murder of Mr. Laporte. The minister, responding to questions by former prime minister John Diefenbaker, emphasized that the 300 members of the RCMP's anti-terrorist squad are all bilingual. The question of language qualifications has been raised in criticism of the federal police efforts in the investigation. He also told Mr. Diefenbaker that the government is keeping under continual review the possibility of offering a reward for information but so far has felt there are good reasons not to do so. YOUR PHILIPS DEALER WITH SERVICE � Ari/'C RADIO and TV JAVA 3 302 13th St. N. LABOR CLUB Corner 13th St. and 2nd Ave. N. WEEKLY BINGO EVERY MONDAY 8 p.m. Cash Jackpot in 57 Nos.........$500 Game No. 1 and Game No. 10 .. $ 50 11 Games Prize Money....... $20 ALL GAMES PRIZE MONEY CAN BE DOUBLED ON A BLUE CARD WORTH $1.00 Entry Card $1.00 All Wood Cards SQt Each Children Under 16 Not Allowed Bingo will also be played in the club room for member* and their invited guest* Music Friday and Saturday - Banquet facilities ENDS TONIGHT CARRY ON CAMPING" "HIGHLY EFFECTIVE, MEMORABLY INTELLIGENT! SUDDENLY THERE IS BATTLE, AND DEATH BECOMES REAL, STUPID, WASTEFUL, ABHORRENT. AN AMPLE SUPPLY OF BARRACKS HUMOR, LEAVENED BY SENSITIVITY AND AN APPEALING CAST!" .�..�.. -WillijmWolf, CUE COLUMBIAPICftflfs CARKOREMAN ipresent With The CARRY ON GANG "LYNN REDGRAVE IS TOUGH, BELIEVABLE, HONESTLY PATHETIC AND WINNING!" _ -Roger Creenspun, NX TIMES "A COOL FILM WITH PUNCH! FUNNY DIALOGUE, AND THE CAST IS EXCELLENT!" -Ann Guarino, N.Y. DAILY NEWS RESTRICTED ADULT Hi* yiiKjin^bldier* Some of them make it, and some of them don't! C&SMRBIK3 LYNN REDGRAVE HYWEL BENNETT NIGEL DAVENPORT NIGEL PATRICK 8S R.S.M. RASKI'I An Open Road/Highroad Production COLOR SHOWS At 7:15 And 9:30 p.m. MONDAY and TUES. PARAMOUNT CINEMA 4th AVE & 8th ST  327 5100 GWEN ACRES DRIVE IN JUNCTION OF MAYOR MAGRATH-COUTTS HIGHWAY  327 1100 The GREEN ACRES DRIVE-IN Is Closed For The Season ... We take this opportunity to thank you for your patronage and hope to have the privilege of serving you in 1971. A. W. SHACKLEFORD Manager FAMOUS PLAYERS THEATRES Showing Sunday at 8:15 p.m. One Complete Show Only Barquero1 ADULT NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN |CCfl^lyiMAKe* ?�>[g] United Aetata LeeVanCleef WarrenOates Kerwin Mathews eo-aartnjManeteHarfley' Marie Gomez Armando Silvestre John Davis Chandler Forrest TUcker �nd. I as Mountain Phil COLLEGE CINEMA COLLEGE MALL  328 6300 ACRES OF FREE PARKING TONIGHT and MON. at 7:00 and 9:15 p.m. Brought Back For All To Enjoy One Complete Show Sunday at 8:15 p.m. The sensational novel that sold over 1,500,000 copies by ARTHUR HAILEY author of 'AIRPORT' TECHNICOLOR* KARL MALDEN CATHERINE SPAAK -nillT ROD TAYLOR MELYIN DOUGLAS PARAMOUNT 4th AVE 8. 8th ST  327 5100 NOW SHOWING Lethbridge Musical Theatre Presents . . . "MY FAIR LADY" Starring Shiela Pisko and Bill Matheson NOV. 23rd-DEC. 5th YATES MEMORIAL CENTRE Tickets $3.00 and $3.50 at Yates Box Office OPEN MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY STUDENTS' NIGHT NOV. 22 - 1 -00 This Year's Production is 100% Comprised by Lethbridge and District Artists ;