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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 9, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta -Wednesday, September 9, 1970 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 7 Laughter Is Still His Business t New Godfrey Cambridge Loses 'Weight' But Not 'Wit NEW YORK (AP) "Hie "new" Godfrey Cambridge sprawled in an easy chair in a hotel lounge, drinking a diet soda and not Ihe least bit tempted by the peanuts on the table in front of him. The "new" Godfrey Cam- bridge: still husky, wide-eyed, with that impish grin carrying TODAY'S SHOW TIMES PARAMOUNT Short Subjects "Kelly's Heroes" Last Complete Show PARAMOUNT-CINEMA Short Subjects "Don't Drink (he Water" Last Complete Show COLLEGE CINEMA Short Subjects "Sleeping Beauty" Last Complete Show GREEN ACRES DRIVE-IN "Never a Dull Moment" "Fastest Guitar One Complete Show TONIGHT CFCN CHANNEL 13 P.M. COLOR PBOGBAM EVEBf SUI1DAV silent laughter across his face the face isn't so round anymore. The "trim" Godfrey Cam- down to ISO pounds from a pre- vious peak of 360. But, though he's lost his weight, he hasn't lost his wit: laughter still is his and his pleasure. 'Laugh to keep from crying" is his working motto. "I don't think anybody's attacked any- body while laughing." The peppery, animated black comic has made a show busi- ness success out of that not-so- common sense. His two current films are of a rare breed: all- black, including the director. He still gets a top fee for a night- club date or TV appearance and he recently did a television spe- cial. To Cambridge, a laugh is a laugh is a or white. Cotton Comes To Har- lem, a deetc-tive comedy, is not "to bring the races he says. "I only ask, 'Did you have fun? Go see it and have I fun.' There's nothing you see today that doesn't have a mes- you look hard enough. Even Wizard of Oz can be seen as a message film. Films now are a jom-ney through anxi- ety." Not Godfrey Cambridge films. He'll do almost anything for a joyful response from an audi- ence. Like plan a mide scene with a luscious-looking lass in Watermelon Man. Or play in whiteface. In the 1961 off-Broadway play, The Blacks, he played the char- acter of Diouf, who turns into a whits blonde wig and white-faced mask. Cam- bridge won an Obie Award for it. In the current film Waterme- lon Man, he plays a white insur- ance who wakes up one morning to find he's turned black. He doesn't consider that unu- sual film experience exceptional however. THE UNIVERSITY OF LETHBRIDGE STUDENTS' SOCIETY Present IKE POINT OF INTEREST' AND TWO' Friday, Sept. llth at p.m. YATES MEMORIAL CENTRE Tickets Sold At The Door STUDENTS Sl.OO ADUITS HARVEST BALL SCANDINAVIAN HALL 229 12th ST. 'C' N. Saturday, Sept. 12 9 p.m.- 1 a.m. Music by BRIDGETOWN TRIO Admission each LUNCH INCLUDED MEMBERS AND INVITED GUESTS TV FURNITURE APPLIANCES 402 5th STREET SOUTH PHONE 323-2328 mm m TV SETS, FURNITURE AND APPLIANCES ALL SLASHED AWAY DOWN IN PRICE TO MAKE THIS CLEAR-OUT THE MOST WORTHWHILE SAVINGS EVENT TO COME ALONG IN A GOOD TIME. DON'T MISS OUTI FURNITURE COFFEE TABLE AND END TABLE ................................EAcH 9.95 2 CUSHION SOFA AND CHAIR 129.95 SINGLE DRISSER.................................................................39.95 4 DRAWER CHEST .............................29.95 5-PCE. KITCHEN SUITE 49.95 ARMLESS SPACE SAVER LOUNGE .....................79.95 TELEVISIONS 12 INCH PHILCO PORTABLE 17 INCH RCA PORTABLE 19 INCH RCA PORTABLE 20 INCH RCA PORTABLi ____ 23 INCH RCA CONSOLE........ STEREOS PHILCO SOLID STATE STEREO RCA SOLID STATE STEREO DUMONT SOLID STATE STEREO ELECTROHOME SOLID STATE STEREO RADIOS SOLID STATE MANTLE RADIO CLOCK RADIO 6 TRANSISTOR RADIO 8 TRANSISTOR RADIO 14.95 26.95 9.95 16.95 MANY, MANY OTHER UNADVERTISED BARGAINS! CONVENIENT TERMS AVAILABLE Open till 9 p.m, Thursday and Friday nights TV FURNITURE BESTWAY CORNER 4lh AVENUE. 5th STREET SOUTH "What about Laurence Olivier who played blackface in Othello, or, Black Like Me? Some of 'em get a little uptight. It's like arousing the predator. Decs that make- 'em angry? I once went to an Urban League beaux arts ball in whiteface and took a white girl in went as Gov. Faubus and friend. "When we left, the cab wouldn't stop for her, but they did for PUBLIC BINGO 16 GAMES JACKPOT [Abridge Elks Lodge Room (Upstairs) EVERY THURSDAY-8 P.M. TONIGHT and THURS. POSITIVELY LAST 2 DAYS "Mash was a Kelly's Heroes is the talk of the town. Another smash for Donald Sutherland." "The audience who loved "Dirty Dozen" will find "Kelly's Heroes" equally to their liking...Donald Sutherland is hilariously freaky! "_ -cue MGM Presents DONALD SUTHERLAND CLINT EASTWOOD TELLY SAVALAS DON RICKLES ADL'LT ENTERTAINMENT EM A COUEGE MALL 328-6300 STARTS TOMORROW AT 7 P.M. TERRIFIC FAMILY FEATURES 2 like of family 'iSr zaps the wbrid! AINVEHSALFICTUS TECHMCOCR1 1 SECOND FEATURE ('The Calico County" CHoss'Nanette Fabray Cab drivers are his favorite subject. 'Cab' drivers perhaps repre- sent the anger of the age; they reflect it. They are very angry and helpless and because of their anger they become more helpless." DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC ROSS A. HOSACi< Certified Dental Mechanic Notional Store Bldg. PH. 327-7244 SOUTHERN ALBiERTA CARDSTON Mayfair Theatre "NASHVILLE WITH MUSIC" in color. All star Country Music artists. Wednesday and Thursday, September 9 and 10. Wednesday show at p.m. Family. FORT MACLEOD Empress Theatre "MIDNIGHT COWBOY" in color, starring Dustin Hoff- man and Jon Voight. Wednesday and Thursday, Septem- ber 9 and 10. Wednesday shows at and p.m, Restricted adult 18 years and over. MILK RIVER Sunland Theatre "THE SERGEANT" in technicolor, starring Rod bieiger. Wednesday, September 9. Show at p.m. Adult. PINCHER CREEK Fox Theatre "THE KREMLIN LETTER" in color, starring Richard Boone, Nigel Green and Orson Welles. Wednesday and Thursday, September 9 and 10. Wednesday show at p.m. Restricted adult 18 years and over. TABER Tower Theatre "DARLING LILI" in color, starring Julie Andrews and Rock Hudson. Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Satur- day, September 9, 10, 11 and 12. Wednesday shows at and p.m. Adult. Gel more out of lifo Take Ihe family In a movie WAIT 'NEVER A ALIVE' IN COIOR DICK VAN ORBISON DOROTHY THURS., FRI. and SAT. GATES OPEN p.m. ADULT SHOW at p.m. jyletro-Goldwyn-Mayer a Jerry bersIiwin-EjIiott Kastrfer Richard Clint Mary Burton Eastwood tfre 'Where Eagles Dare" ENDS TONITE ji "BONANZA" Bf A11N1VERSAI PICTURE TECHNICOLOR' WALT "SLEEPING DISNEY'S BEAUTY" SECOND FEATURE 'VIVA LAS VEGAS7 with Elvis Presley In Color STARTS TOMORROW RESTRICTED ADULT The Critics Lay It On The Line For Elliott Gould in "Getting Straight." "ELLIOTT GOULD COMES ON WITH BOTH FISTS, BOTH FEET, AND ALL THE HAIR HE CAN RAISE, AND EVERYTHING ELSE HE'SGOTI'GETTINGSTRAIGHT' IS BOLD, OUTSPOKEN, ROUGH, EXPLICIT, SUGGESTIVE, REAL- "ELLIOTT GOULD IS SUPERB! CANOICE BERGEN IS RE- FRESHINGLY DIFFERENT! 'GETTING STRAIGHT' WILL BE I TALKED ABOUT THIS -MUM! WCU, CUI "ELLIOTT GOULD IS SIMPLY GREAT IN THIS FAST.CAUSTIC, FUNNY FILM! THE MOST PRO- VOCATIVE, STIMULATING VIEWOFTHE CONTEMPORARY COLLEGE SCENE TO -ssivntw "ELLIOTT GOULD PROVES THAT HE'S POSSIBLYTHE BEST YOUNG AMERICAN ACTOR TODAY! 'GETTING STRAIGHT1 WILL SET YOU "ELLIOTT GOULD HAS ESTAB- LISHED HIMSELF AS THE KING OF THE COOL -UCNMB HMRIJ.HMV "ONE SIMPLY CAN'T SAY ENOUGH ABOUT ELLIOTT GOULD...A PERFECT POR- TRAYAL! A REMARKABLY FUNNY, FRIGHTENINGLY CONTEMPORARY SOCIAL "A BRILLIANT, MERCURIAL PERFORMANCE BY ELLIOTT GOULD K I 01 D 2 0 m 01 o 2 "IT'S JUST POSSIBLE THAT RLIOTT GOULD IS THE NUMBER ONE OFF-BEATACTOR .IN THIS COUNTRY! CANDICF. BERGEN, LIKE ALMOST EVERY- THING ABOUTTHE FILM, IS A STRAIGHT1 IS AMONG THE ENDS TONIGHT. 'DON'T DRINK THE WATER IN COLOR JACKIE WITH GLEASON ;