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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 15, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Friday, 15, 1972 THI LRHBRIDOI HOLALD 7 Film not obscene court decides EDMONTON (CP) Odeon Mid-Western Ltd. was acqtiit- led Ui provincial Judge's court on a charge of showing ob- scene entertainment, the movie "Without a Stitch." Judge Luclen Maynard a aid In a written judgment that de- spite Ills personal views on the "the actions of various censorship boa-ds lliroughout Canada in permitting the show- Ing of the film can be con- sidered to be representative of contemporary community standards." As a result, "the film is not obscene" within the legal defin- ition, which considers the un due exploitation of sex to be obscene. The film, passed by the Al- berta Film Censorship Board, was seized by police Feb. 1 after ft hnd nm for a week. In deciding to acquit the com- pany, Judge Maynard said, "when practically all the pro- vincial censorship boards ap- prove a film as in the case now acfore me, what better evi- dence can be presented as to .he accepted community stand- ards throughout He added, that in Ms view, permits issued by the board Mnstitue a better lest of ac- ccpable community standards "than cither the evidence of statistics ir of experts." CHIDEp GOVEHNMENT Judge Maynard chided the provincial government for pros- ecuting in a case where the product in question, the film, has been approved by another government agency. 'I feel that a prosecution un- der these circumstances is contrary to Hie basic ary principles of natural Just- ice." He said If a film Is obscene under the definitions of the Criminal Code, the provincial government "should not issue a permit lo show it In the place." Are you looking for more out of life? Come to this Christian Science Lecture "ARE YOU LIVING IN THE by JOSEPHINE H. CARVER, C.S.B., of Boslon, Massachusetts AtlAN WATSON SCHOOL AUDITORIUM 4th Avenua and Mayor Magrarh Drive, Lerhbrfdfc Friday, September 15 p.m. r f I LABOR CLUB CORNER 2nd AVE. and 13lh ST. N. WEEKEND ENTERTAINMENT IN THE CLUBROOMS FRIDAY and SATURDAY "ANYTHING GOES" Members and Invited Gueslsl v Joan Waterfield E NTERTAINMENT I. YE E It's best bib and tucker for the Symphony Women's League Harvest Flair Ball at the Holi- day Inn Saturday Night. The ball heralds the new sym- phony season, is the culmina- tion of months of work by sym- phony supporters, and Is part of a year in-year out pattern of effort that keeps the symphony alive. The growth of the Lethbridge Symphony and Chorus over the years more than Justifies their existence but, defenceless as they are against Inflation, it is tough sledding. A rise in ticket costs Is against public interest and al- though more could be done by private donors there is no real alternative to government sub- sidy. Such aid continues to be dis- appointly meagre (and for sym- 4 4 INTRODUCTORY OFFER ON THESE NEW MENU ITEMS "Same High Quality New Portions" Happy Burger Reg. 29c French Fries Reg. 20c Milk Shake Reg. 24c INTRODUCTORY COMBINATION OFFER NOW ONLY 59 c SPECIAL IN EFFECT SATURDAY AND SUNDAY ONLY AT BOTH LOCATIONS 210 3rd Ave. S. 1607 Mayor Magrath Dr. Today's Showtimes PARAMOUNT ?rldny and Saturday Short Subjects Fuzz" .ast Complete Show Special Saturday Matinee 'Elephant Called Slowly" One Complete Show PARAMOUNT CINEMA Friday and Saturday Short Subjects 'What Do You Say to a Naked Lady" Last Complete Show COLLEGE CINEMA Friday and Saturday Short Subjects 'Prime Cut" Last Complete Show Special Saturday Matinee "Elephant Called Slowly" 2: IS1 One Complete Show GREEN ACRES DRIVE-IN Friday "JIcMastcrs" "Chrome and Hot Leather" One f'omplete Show Satnrday "Tales from the "Puppet on a Chain" One Complete Show phony you can also read Anne Campbell Singers, Allied Arts Council but as long as people haug In theje, follow- ing the dream by giving freely of their time and talent and the public responds sforzando this city will continue to have a very sturdy cultural life. 4 CODA: An album featuring Arthur Fiedler and the Boston Pops titled Fiedler plays Clas- sical Music lor Albcrlans who Hate Classical Mnsic will raise funds tor the Calgary Philhar- monic Society. The title's a trifle condescending but Ihe motive is pure. Check your favorite record store. UPFRONT: Lois, Harry and Hugh at Holiday Inn's "Pub." Lois (Dongworih) is a tiny, striking singer with a gutsy voice that can belt out an old favorite or pull in the audience with sentimental ballad. There's solid musicianship from Hugh (electric piano and organ) and Harry (guitar vocals) .hrough the evening and the sets with Lois gain from the easy humorous rapport between the performers. Friendly kibitzing with the audience and recogni- ion of personalities doesn't hurt a bit either. HYLAND FLING: Frances Hyland, the pride of Reglna, has taken to directing of late, notably Crab Dance at the Van- couver Playhouse and The Ot- tawa Man at this summer's Len- noxviUe, Que., festival of Cana- dian plays. This fall she will be teaching at the National Theatre School In Montreal where she will also take a technical course to im- prove her directorial skills. Tuesday, September 19 it will be Hyland, the actress, when she stars with Tony Van Bridge in George Bernard Shaw's You Never Can Tell on CBC-Radio (CBR, The Shaw play was seen here at the Yates when the Allied Arts Council brought in a Uni- versity of Calgary production- The Shaw Hit with sex, free- (hinking woman, class, educa- tion and democracy, (all those marvellous words, words, words) Is 8UU lively and rele- vant and Is perfect radio fare. HAMBURGER: Les Marvin and Gene Hackznan turned up In an unappetizing hash called Prime Cut and both are much too good to be trapped In a formula ground-out product like this. It's a super-professional calculated effort up to and in- cluding the Lalo Schilrio (Mis- sion Impossible, score, carefully manufactured to make blood lust box office. Sev- eral new players make their debut. one to note is Gregory (super-beast) Walcott. The few that survive the carnage prob- ably regre It the audience certainly did. LOVERLY: Julie Andrew on for 24 weekly hours. The debut show featured lush overblown sets and some super special ef- fects mostly notably the Liza- Julie-Mary Poppins trio. Main drift was through Julie's stage and screen hits and that having been accomplished, and with the excision of some of the gimmicks, the show should set- tle down very pleasantly. Greatest asset is Alice Ghost- ley who makes the perfect (oil to the charming squeaky-clean Miss Andrews. ON FILM: The University of Lethbridge, which brought to the community Shakespeare on Film last season, will serve film and history buffs well with this year's offering, Sixty Glor- ious Years: the Victorian Ag? GERMAN CANADIAN CLUB ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP DANCE Sat., Sept. 16th-9 p.m. Far your dancing pleasure feature the muck of "The Frankly Bros." MEMBERS and GUESTS WBCOME Keg i lira lion for Carman language Clou Salurday a.m. Gftrman Hall Vallieres hearing is postponed MONTREAL (CP) Justice Claude B i s s o n of Court of Queen's bench today put off until Oct. 4 the hearing of argu- ments on the sentencing of Pierre Vallieres on three counts of counselling, political kidnap- pings. The followed re- quests from both the defence and prosecution for time to pre- pare their cases. Vallieres pleaded guilty Moo- day to the three charges aris- ing from a letter he wrote in June, 1968, while he was In prison. Seven other charges of coun- selling the kidnapping and or murder of pTomlasct political figures, also stemming from a letter written In 1968, were dropped by Crown Prosecutor Hene Itery. The seven charges were laid against Valliers during the Oc- tober, 1970, kidnap cruis when letters from Vallieres to Jac- ques were among documents seized by po- lice during Investigations. All charges carry a max- imum sentence if life Imprison- ment. Vallieres, M, now working for a weekly newspaper In Mont Laurier, 75 miles north of Ottawa, was allowed to remain free until Oct. 4. on Film. The series opens Tuesday with the 1929 produc- tion Disraeli with George Ar- Prints of the film are ex- tremely rare as is any oppor tunity to see the work frf a land- mark actor like Arliss. Intro- duction to the movie will be given by Pdofessor Ted Orchan md I would recommend lha you try to get hold of J. B Priestly's Victorian Heydny for some enjoyably chatty back ground to the series. The Unl versity Is to be commended ioi arranging the showings at UK easily accessible Yates and for the low ticket prices (Just J3.0C for students and senior citizens) Hegistrations will be taken a the first session. And the Week: Tonight at th Yales, pianist Jeffrey Calms of this city, winne- of the Youn Artist Interprovincial compel Uon, in recital: Saturday, Th Symphony Sunday, Th International Festival Ooncer (2 p.m. University) with loca choirs, singers and daucers, th Shumka dancers and other from Monday, an a reminder you have till Wed nesday to sea the sculpture o Henry Moore at the U of L Tuesday, the White Healhe Concert at the Paramoun Wednesday. Lay. In he liqui refreshments for a four-hour session in the Sinai desert wit Lawrence of Arabia (Channe 7 and all next weeken focus on the opening of Urn versity of Lethbridge. Canadian group ;6es to Rome OTTAWA (CP) Canada ill .send" a former member of afUunent and nine senators o the 60th conference of the In- Parliamentary Union in tome Sept. 21-29. The group be led by Gordon Aiken, 'rogressive Conservative mem- ber for Parry Sound-Muskoka in the last Parliament, He Is ice-chairman of the Canadian section of the union formed to romote personal contacts be- ween parliamentarians in the ause of peace and interna- tional development. 'SOOTH flLBWfi IMS O V I S TOU I I I CARDSTON Mayfair Theatre Walt Disney's "THE BISCUIT EATER" In Technicolor. Starring Earl Holliman, Patricia Crowley and Godfrey Cambridge. Friday and Saturday, September 15 and 16. Friciay shows at and p.m. Matinee Saturday at p.m. Family. FORT MACLEOD Empress Theatre "SOMETHING BIG" In color. Starring Dean Martin. Friday and Saturday, September 15 and 16. Friday shows at and p.m. Adult. Special Saturday afternoon Matinee "DON'T LOOK NOW, WE'RE BEING SHOT AT" In color. Starring Terry Thomas. Saturday, Sep- tember 16 at p.m. Family. All scats 50c. PINCHER CRbEK Fox Theatre "THE GODFATlfER" In Technicolor. Starring Marlon Brando, AI Pieino and James Caan. Friday, Saturday, Monday and Tuesday, September 15, 16, 18 and '19, Fri- day one show only at p.m. Restricted Adult. Special Saturday afternoon matinee "THE LAND DUEL" In color. Starring Yul Brynner and Trevor Howard. Salur- day, September 16 at p.m. Family. TABER Tower Theatre "KOTCH" In Starring Walter Malthau and Jack Lemon. Friday, September 15. Shows at and p.m. Adult. Special Saturday afternoon matinee at p.m. "MEnnY ANDREW" In color. Starring Danny Kaye. Family. THE EL RANCHO MOTOR HOTEL In AZTEC LOUNGE Music and Songs by "DALE KETCHISON AND WAYNE BARRY" In fho CABARET "BOGUS BOOGIE BAND" THURSDAY, FRIDAY i SATURDAY THURSDAY 1 FRIDAY Everyone AdmiHtd fret of Charga Man carried his own tivin tor 23 years JOHANNESBURG swelling in the stomach ot David Absil, SO, first noticed years ago, proved n moral to be a teratoma, tumor containing multiple tis- sues such as teeth, hair ud skin, the South African's said. Doctors refused to com- ment but Mrs. Absil said she was told it could have been Absil's twin In the form of rudimentary foetus. Holiday Inn Restaurant Cheers To A New Account Business luncheons, friend- ly meelings. Enjoy ihem mars over o delicious meal "Daily Luncheon SPECIALS" NIGHTLY ENTERTAINMENT IN THE "PUB" TAVERN Supper Club Song By "HUGH SYMONS' anrf "HARRY MUNRO" PARAMOUNT SATURDAY MATINEE ONLY AT P.M. COLLEGE Saturday and Sunday Matinees ONLY AT MEET THE ELEPHANT WHO ADOPTED THAT "BORN FREE" COUPLE! 1 FI READE P VIRGINIA rMENNA-BlUTBMRS An Elephant CaUefSlwIy WONDERFUL FAMILY ENTERTAINMENT ALL SEATS THIS SHOW 50c GREEN ACRES GATES OPEN ONE COMPLETE SHOW AT B P.M. LAST TIMES TONIGHT "CHROME AND HOT LEATHER" IN COIOR "THE McMASTERS" m COLOR With BURL IVES SAT. SUN. MON. DEATH LIVES! 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