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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 4, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta .1974-THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD-7 Movie on Kennedy slayings may be controversial one By DICK KLEINER HOLLYWOOD (NBA) "The Parallax View" is cer- tain to be one of the most controversial films of the year. People will certainly read things into it, things about the assassinations of President John F. Kennedy and Sen. Robert Kennedy. But the man who made the film, director Alan J. states flatly that "No message was intended." The film purports to show a major conspiracy behind the assassination of a U.S. senator, a man much like Bobby Kennedy. It, therefore, gives aid and encouragement to those who have long held that the murders of John and Robert Kennedy were, in fact, conspiracies. Pakuia would like the world to know his movie is "a tall that's all. He is not, nor has he ever been, an ad- vocate of any theory about the assassinations. SOUTHERN ALBERTA THEATRES PINCHER Theatre "CARRY ON MATRON" in color. Starring Sidney James and Joan Simms. Wednesday, September 4, show at p.m. ADULT. ELKS PUBLIC BINGO I 3rd AVENUE SOUTH EVERY THURSDAY 16 GAMES p.m. NIW BLACKOUT Played Till Won (No Number Limit) IF WON ON A BLUE BONUS CARD (No Limit Purchased) PAYS DOUBLE No uiKtor 1 ywrt >ELKS and INVITED QUESTS ONLY WHKIND Friday, Sept. 6--OICS" Saturday, Sept. CANADIANS' r NIGHTS ONLY! Sept. S, 6. "YATE8 "JOYOUS, Journal JUBILATION" -S. F.EMMimr "A YOUTHFUL ft LIVELY ________________-S.F.ChromcH GOOD SEATS NOW ON SALE! LEISTER'S MUSIC LTD. LETHBRIDQE sensational record runs in California! Reserved SeaU If bought in of 10 each Cm) MM Urn THT ftpL to Exp. 12 toys, n tarn tour to Hock Canyon, SopL t S. 10. Per pejtMNi Expo Union NHL S110 .SI OS SIOS Euim Cmdi Altai LMMS Tw. MsJNnsl. Qnsic flh. rAtimmJ rTINf CMWI NUM. nMHIf UQm> IIIMM. FiHs. W. la. 23 ftp. n tow n Expo PoljmMUmSfWCM.Oct 910S 9108 SI OS S9S.SO Grand Canyon. Lw 9SSS 9SSS D To UdqfeMtovM "WtvitfS Only Airttrm Service On ItrnGroanf NORTHERN BUS TOURS "As far as the conspiracy theory is he says, "nobody really knows. Cer- tainly I don't. I would have to classify myself as an agnostic about the conspiracy theory. SUSPICIOUS "If there is a point at all to the film, other than to enter- tain, it is simply to make everybody a little more suspicious. I like to think that when you see the film, you're a little more suspicious of the person you came in with." Inevitably, there is a com- parison, at least in terms of content, with an earlier movie, "Executive which was even more strident in its advocacy of the con- spiracy theory. There can be no comparison with the respective artistry of the films. "Parallax" is infinitely superior.) Pakula says he knew about "Executive but made a point not to read the script or see the movie. Even though "Executive Action" was released long before they were made at roughly the same time. Actually, they began shooting within a week of each other. But Pakula is a slow and painstaking workman, so his film took much longer to shoot and to edit. "I he says, "that I spend more time in the editing room than most directors spend shooting." FOURTH FILM He says he sometimes wishes he could speed himself up. He would like to make more movies "Parallax" is only his fourth film but Ms slowness mitigates that. "Where some directors can do two or three pictures a he says, "I'm lucky if I can do one in a year and a half. It's too bad because there are so many films I want to do but I can't change my habits." He's now he spends a long time in preparation, too a far out farce. He admits this is probably a reaction to the intensity of "Parallax." "Working on that he says, "I got my screws so tight that I need to loosen them and doing a far out farce is one way to do it." Canadian composer dies at 87 QUEBEC (CP) Canadian composer Leo Roy, 87, died of natural causes in hospital Monday. Mr. Roy composed more than 350 orchestral and vocal pieces during his lifetime and, among other works, set 62 poems by Quebec poet Emile Nelligan to music. He studied music in New York City before founding, in 1926, the Frederick Chopin Society of Canada. He later worked as critic and musical correspondent for various publications. Show Times PARAMOUNT THEATRE Short Subjects- 7-OO 9-OO S.P.Y.S.: 7-35 9.40 LAST COMPLETE SHOW 9XJO ADULT ENTERTAINMENT PARAMOUNT CINEMA SOUND OF MUSIC 8 15 ONE COMPLETE SHOW. 8.15 NEXT MATINEE SATURDAY 2OO FAMILY ENTERTAINMENT COUtQE CINEMA Short Subjects 7.10 99 A DEAD 9 25 LAST COMPLETE SHOW SOS QUEEN ACMES DRIVE IN CARRY ON ROUND THE SEND S4S CARRY ON MATRON: 10% ONE COMPLETE SHOW. 84S GATES OPEN 8QO ADULT ENTERTAINMENT Actress turns streaker to publicize her show R.A. HOSACK Certified Dentil Mechintc DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC 8 304-Sth St. S. Ph. 327-7244 Lethbridge LONDON (Reuter) Actress Fiona Richmond rode naked on a horse in Piccadilly yesterday to publicize a new stage show at London's Wind- mill Theatre. Traffic stopped, a crowd gathered and tourist cameras clicked as Miss Richmond rode by, wearing only a se- quinned hat, thigh length boots, a gunbelt and a sunny smile Police arrested her, draped a blanket around her and rush- ed her away The stunt cost Miss Rich- mond a fine for insulting behavior likely to cause a breach of the peace. At Bow Street Court, where Miss Richmond wore a green jacket, blouse and slacks, chief metropolitan magistrate Sir Frank Milton eyed her long, strawberry blonde tresses and inquired: "And her hair, although long, was not as long as Lady THE LETHBRIDGE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Season Rehearsals: Lethbridge Collegiate Institute Monday evenings, 7-10 p.m., com- mencing September Current Vacancies: clarinet, French horn, trom- bone, violin, viola, cello, con- trabass. (Other vacancies may occur.) Reasonably experienced instrumentalists are Invited to contact: Lucien Needham, Conductor (329-2338: business hours) Scholarship Programme: Details on request. Made film director Alan Pakula News ad results in reunion i EDMONTON (CP) A gov- ernment error which tore apart a family from Southampton, England, for 54 years was recently corrected by a newspaper adver- tisement. Philip Jones, 64, of Edmon- ton, and his brother Bill of Barne, Ont., were reunited in Southampton last month with four sisters they lost touch with 30 years ago. The family was separated when the father died during the First World War The British government, mis- takenly believing he had killed himself, cut off benefits to the mother, who consequently sent the boys to an orphanage. The two boys were part of a shipload of orphans sent to Canada in 1920. They remain- ed in touch with each other but contact with the sisters in England was broken by the Se- cond World War. The reunion occurred after Philip's wife Olive, placed an advertisement in a South- ampton newspaper in an ef- fort to locate her husband's family. HOTEL RED COACH LOUNGE BETH AND CINDY TAVERN nightly "LARRY JOHN" caNaba HOTEL paramount do It to the CI.A.3S ADULT TONIGHT THRU SAT. at and p.m. paramount cinema NOW SHOWING EVENINGS AT ONLY Hie wait is orer! can thrill again to the happiest SOUIK in all Hie FAMILY GATES OPEN ONE COMPLETE SHOW P.M. STARTS THURSDAY 2 FIRST RUN FEATURES 2 n title WASHINGTON (AP) The Grand National championship team from Los Angeles won the North American team bridge playoff here by holding off a determined rally of the Reisinger trophy team They will represent North America at the world bridge team championships in Ber- muda in January. WATCH CHILDREN OTTAWA (CP> Children and pets should be kept at a distance from the charcoal grill during backyard cookouts. cautions the Con- sumers" Association of Canada. A burn from a hot grill, fires started by glowing charcoal or fire-starting liq- uid or explosion of vapor from a fire starter can turn a picnic into a disaster RICHARD ROUNDTREE THE SUPERSTAR FROM SHAFT IS BACK WAGING AN ICE-COLD WAR ON YOUR NERVES STAKKmr, HtCHAKO ItOUMDllIU CHUCK COHHCKS JOSf MAT no r tmjLAio fftoDBticK auwKMO AIIP MAX vow srzxnv 45 SECOND BIG FEATURE "REASON TO LIVE REASON TO DIE" In color, with Telly Savslss LAST TIME TONIGHT "CARRY ON ROUND THE BEND" and "CARRY ON MATRON" i.urANDREWS NEXT MATINEE SATURDAY AT P.M. TONIGHT AND THURS. at and p.m RKHWDHWSS JOEWiZAN PJ BROTRDiU'AVjiNCt WO HSU Co Starry EDMOTDOBRiPi ANN WHl as CHJO GOTOS s CXw 1 t-g-an WEDNESDAY NIGHT at the LEGION "THE METROS" Mvmbtra and Invittd ANNUAL CORN SUNDAY, SEPT. 8th 2 P.m. at JORGENSEN'S FARM SJiowiRf Mis wnk it ThtttriS near you! ARE-RELEASE BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND THE) SCREH APPEARANCE OF BILLY JACK ELKS DRIVE-IN FERNIE.B.C. FOX THEATRE PINCHER CREEK lT.CCT.Ofl In WRWCM mnjBMTOMM. RE-SOUSE ARCH THEATRE VAUXHALL Sept 6-7 BOW THEATRE BOW ISLAND Sept. 6-7-8 ENROLL NOW for lessons to start in September We will offer you a YOU MAY ENROLL AN ACCORDION COURSE; a GUITAR COURSE; or a DRUM COURSE. DO IT NOW... The regular value for the 8 week package ts BUT AS AN EARLY BIRD SPECIAL NOW ONLY 542.50 PRUEGGER'S MUSIC LTD. reet South 329-3151 ;