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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 12, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta Tourist Boom Provides Bonanza For Theatres By CAROL KENNEDY LONDON (CP) The tour- ist boom of 3970 is proving a bonanza at West End box-oft-' ices. Almost every theatre has been selling out nightly and even at mid-week matinees in what is normally the quietest period of the year. "I cannot remember such a boom for the theatre as that going .on says Toby Rowlandson, president of the IN CALGARY STAY AT THE ATLANTA MOTEL WHERE YOU ARE A STRANGER .ONLY ONCEI 9 45 Modern and Deluxe Units Bridal Suite 0 Free TV and !co Dial Phones in all units Minutes from Downtown- Shopping Stampede Grounds Moderate Rates Phone 243-4651 3630 MACLEOD TRAIL Society of West End Mana- gers. Most of the eager customers lining' up in ticket agencies are Americans agog to catch up with tte latest productions at bargain prices compared to Broadway. July and August are usually torpid months in Shaftesbury Avenue when managers de- part for Mediterranean beaches and theatres are half-empty. Far from opening new plays in the summer, some theatres used to close down in August. This sum- mer, however, there have been several major first nights and out-of-town or sub- urban productions including the nude revue Oh! Calcutta! have had to wait in line for West End theatres. Among new productions DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC ROSS A. HOSACX Certified Dental Mechanic National Store Bldg. PH. 327-7244 lelhbridge GERMAN-CANADIAN CLUB REGULAR DANCE Saturday, Sept. 12th p.m. CLUB HALL 9th Ave and 6th St. N. Music by "FIORINO" MEMBERS AND GUESTS HARVEST BALL SCANDINAVIAN HALL 229 12th ST. 'C N. Saturday, Sept. 12 9 p.m.. 1 a.m. Music by BRIDGETOWN TRIO Admission Boch LUNCH INCLUDED MEMBERS AND INVITED GUESTS THE JOINT LETHBRIDGE COMMUNITY SUMMER PROGRAM COMMITTEE would like to express a Sincere Thank You to the numerous volunteers, community groups and business establishments, who so generously donated their time, facilities or equipment to the 1970 Lethbridge Community Summer Program and the first Southern Alberta Summer Games. We hope that next year we may once again rely on your continued support and interest. NELSON ELLSWORTH Community Summer Program Co-ordinalor SOUTHERN ALBERTA THEATRES CARD5TON Mayfair Theatre "7 GUNS FOR THE color. Starring Fernando Sancho and Agatha Flory. Saturday, September 12 shows at and p.m. Family. FORT MACLEOD Empress Theatre "THE CHRISTMAS TREE" In color. Starring William Holden and Virna Lisi. Saturday, September 12. Shows at and p.m. Family. MILK RIVER Sunland Theatre "NORTH color. Starring John Wayne, Ernie Kovacs, Slewart Granger and Capucine. Saturday, September 12 show at p.m. Family. PICTURE BUTTE-Cinema Theatre "HELL IN THE color. Starring Lee Marvin and Tosliiro Mifune. Saturday and Sunday, September 12 and 13. Show each night at p.m. Family. PINCHER CREEK Fox Theatre Technicolor. Starring John Wayne, Forrest Tucker, Christopher George and Pamela McMyler. Sato- day, September 12 shows at and p.m. Family. RAYMOND Capitol Theatre "HOW THE WEST WAS color. Starring James Stewart and Richard Widmark. Saturday, September 12 show at p.m. Family. TABER Sky Vue Drive-ln Final show of the season John Wayne. Plus selected short features. Saturday, September 12 show starts at dusk. Family. TABER Tower Theatre "DARLING Starring Julie Andrews and Rock Hudson. Saturday, September 12 shows at and p.m. Adult. morn oul ef lilt Tata the family lo a movie which drew big opening-night crowds and are doing brisk business: a crisp revival of Noel Coward's ghostly com- edy Blithe starring Phyllis Calveri; a new British play called Home featuring performances by Sir John Gielgud and Sir Ralph Rich- ardson that some critics con- sider the best of their gliltnr- ing careers; and How The Other Half Loves, a'quick-fire comedy of British social hab ite starring Robert Morley. The fall montls promise even richer theatrical fare with new plays by Terence Ralligan and Robert Bolt, both on historical themes. Rattigan's play, A Bequest to the Nation, deals with Admi- ral Lord Nelson and Lady Hamilton and offers some in- triguing new insights into the hero of Trafalgar. It opens Sept. 14 at the Haymarket Theatre. Bolt's new work, Viral! Viral opening in Oc- tober, revolves around Mary, Queen of Scots and Queen Elizabeth I of England and stars his actress wife Sarah Miles as Mary. Bolt's last big historical success on the Lon- don stage was A Man For All Seasons, subsequently made into a lavish movie with its original star Paul Scofield as tba martyred Sir Thomas More. A renowned name from the post-war stage, verse-drama- tist Christopher Fry, is also back on the scene with A Yard of Sun, his first play since The Dark is Light Enough, written in 1954. Set in Siena, Italy, immediately after the Second World War, A Yard of Sun completes the quartet of poetic dramas Fry began with The Lady's Not for Burning in 1919. RANGE IS VARIED Rarely has the London stage offered such a varied range of entertainment. Audi- ences are pouring enthusiasti- cally into such contrasting shows as The Great Waltz, a lS30s-style exercise in Vien- nese nostalgia to the music of Johann Strauss; Kenneth Tyn- an's erotic frolic Oh! Cal- soon to transfer to the Royalty Theatre in central London; and Somerset Maugham's Edwardian drama Lady Frederick, which first saw curtain-up in 1908. MEMBERSHIP DROPS Membership in the Hungarian Communist party has fallen to from a high of before the unsuccessful 1956 up- rising, the party newspaper re- ported. PHILIPS COLOR TV RADIO S TV JALR 3 302 Sr. N. MEET YOUR BANDLEADER Thinking of joining band? Want to know what it can offer? Talk fa your school band director. He's making a special attempt to talk fo YOU about music this week. He'll tell you about tht life-long benefits of 0 music education and about the excitement of being a band member.You'II discover a great personal friend when you join the' band. Enquire about our special school instrument prices and Rental Plan LEISTER'S MUSIC LTD. ramount Theatre Building Phone 338-4080 Large Cache Of Marijuana Discovered NEW SALEM, N.D. (AP) New Salem police have turned over to Morton County sheriff's officers what is reported to b.e one of the largest marijuana caches ever uncovered in North Dakota. Authorities said II pounds of marijuana in bulk form was discovered in a yard in New Salem. Police chief P.-A. Goyne said the cache had a value of about He said it was found drying in a cardboard box. Authorities said a warrant has been issued for Ihe arrest of Norbert Schwinkendorf, of New Salem on a charge of il- legal possession of marijuana in connection with the discov- ery. The state laboratory said the marijuana was of the type which grows wild in North Dakota. SEARCHING FOR MAN Dr. Caleb V. Haynes is con- tinuing his work at Murray Springs, Ariz., into the origins of Clovis man, a mysterious mammoth hunter who roamed North America thousands of years ago. Today's Showtimes PARAMOUNT Short Subjects "Kelly's Heroes" Last Complete Show PARAMOUNT-CINEMA Short Subjects "Getting Straight" Last Complete Show COLLEGE CINEMA "Cockeyed Cowboys of Calico County" "Pufnstuff." Last Complete Show Sunday "Cockeyed Cowboys of Calico County" "Puffnstuff" One Complete Show GREEN ACRES DKIVE-IN Saturday "Viva Las Vegas" "Where Eagles Dare" One Complete Show Sunday "Jenny" "Take the Money and Run" One Complete Show Tonight And Sunday Matinee 'AVtodofOz- like of family entertainment! Ticm rVmiui1 RrfasBif zaps the world 1 AINVERSW. PICTURE TKHNCCLQR' FAMILY MATINEE SUNDAY AT P.M. ONLY HIT NO. 2 "Cockeyed Cowboys of Calico County" WITH DAN BLOCKER GPHONI Bt P IB! REEN ACRES DRIVE-IN JUNCTION OF MAYOR MAGRATH-COUTTS HIGHWAY OPEN TONIGHT LAST TIME TONIGHT "WHERE EAGLES DARE" IN COLOR RICHARD BURTON MARY URE "VIVA IAS VEGAS" IN COLOR ELVIS PRESLEY HORSE SHOW TONIGHT j SUNDAY MON. TUES. "RIB-CRACKING' COMEDY- A RARITY IN OUR TIME." ADULT Crist Today Stiow PALOMAR PiCTURES INTERNATIONAL PRESENTS WOODY ILIEN'S "TAKE THE MONEY AND RUN" WOODY ALLEN JANET MARGOLIN A JACK ROLLINS AND CHARLES H. JOFFE Produclioo CttOU SECOND FEATURE I Jenny has finally found someone to love.- J MARLO ALAN; THOMAS ALDA; AS "jenna" Color Adult Entertainment Gates at 7 p.m. Show at p.m. EATING'S GREAT AT EL RANCHO! SUNDAY BRUNCH Suntlay SERVED 11 A.M. fo 2 P.M. Served In The Dining Room or Coffet Shop 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Choice of Juice Hot cakes, Harri, Sausages or Bacon and beverage. Junior Under 12 Adulii 1.35 FEATURING: Prime Ribs of Alberta Beef, Famous Curried Dishes, Jellied Salads, Rel- ishes and many other taste treats to delight your palate. DURING THE WEEK ENJOY OUR DELICIOUS DAILY LUNCHEON BUFFET SERVED 12 TO 2 P.M. DAILY FEATURING: Prime Rib Smorgasbord ONLY Vt, Book Your Christmas Party Now To Avoid Disappointment! Mayor Magrath Drive S. Phone 327-5701 peca al