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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 27, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 44 THE 1ETHBRIDGE HESAIO _ Wednoday, Soph Built Canadian money When fully operational Hie twin-reaclors o( the Knlnh nuclear power station will each double the power now available lo industry and irri- gation In the arid region of western India. Construction of Ihc built Cana- dian aid and modollod on Ontario If y r o 's Douglas Point station, be- gan In 19G5. THE FALL FILM SEASON Diverse entries defy definition By McCANDLISH PHILLIPS Ncsv York Times Service NEW YOKK A look at the molion-picture scene for the (all and winter seasons sug- gests the shape if ret the sym- metry of an encyclopedia run- ning front Aabenraa (a town in Denmark) to Zygohyilaceae (a family of Film companies have lined up dozens of releases for the com- in g months includ ing myster- ies, musicals, westerns, come- dies, dramas, crime chases, do- mestic and foreign fare, re- vivals, cartoons, documentar- ies, adaptations from the broad- stage and sundry muta- lioi'S among all these. The randomness of tlie offer- ings defies categorization, yet a few general observations may reasons. He plays the exiled be made: ussian communist in the SIMPSONS-SEARS Revved-up on weekends, dressed-up for the office. This knit jacket and slacks takes the prize either way. At only 59.99, so do you. Styled In 100% Fortrel knit lo look appropriate for business or leisure. Two-button single breasted front. Envelope flapped pockets. Centre-venled back. Some plaids, others in checks or neat patterns. Brown, blue, aubergine, or plum. Flared slacks co-ordinated to match the jacket. Trust Simpsons-Sears Men's store to track down a winner like this. 59 99 Quality Costs No More at. Simpsons-Scars al Simpsons-Sears you gel the finest guarantee latlsfacllon or money refunded and free delivery our store-to-door service begins with sato protects you inch of Uio way STORE HOURS: Open Daily 9 o.m to p.m, Thursday and Friday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Centre Village. Telephone 328-9231. There ml! be a more tlian ordinary concentration of film biographies, running from Trot- sky to Billy the Kid. The as- cendancy of films dealing with blacks will continue, but wilh an effort lo meet objections by back groups with a turn to- ward better quality. The New York Film Festival will begin making immediate and heavy film deposits iu commercial theatres here shortly after it opens on Sept. 29. The Broadway stage will also act as a major lender to the film houses. ON SCREENS Among the hundreds of fig- ures who mil flicker across the screens in various guises are ..aurence Olivier, Richard Bur- on, Anne Bancroft, Burt Lan- caster, Sophia Loren, Peter Sellers, Claudi McNeil, Jack jemmon, Shelley Winters, Paul June Ailyson, Edward Robinson, James Mason, iecnan Wynn, Billy De Wolfe, e Albert and the Marx Jrothers in that list will be seen n new releases. Marcel Oplmls, who register- ed a resounding success with 'The Sorrow and the his ong and unargumenlaUve ex- amiiuition of life in Nazi-con- rolled Vichy France, will be lack with "A sense of i close-up look at Northern 'reland and the people caught m its travail. It opens Oct. 4. The American Indian, after a .ittle flurry of unaccustomed 'avor, seems to be making a comeback in the bad-guy roles, with a number of films due that show Indians in blood feuds with whiles. The fall is a kind of trough .n the film year between the lucrative and busy summer sea- son and the important holiday season. Most companies tend to iold back on major releases in the early fall. Trends in films are frequent- ly self-defeating, going .from a blockbuster success to a series of imitations that peter out in ooredom and low receipts. At least a temporary exception is the spate of pictures made for black audiences. EXPLOITATION Industry figures are frank hi describing these films as pa- tently exploitative in content and wildly exaggerated in char- acterization. An upgrading ap- pears to be in prospect in pic- tures with black characters drawn closer to life and meant to have a universal appeal. "A lot of black organizations have been saying that this au- dience is ready for much more substantial s a i c Peter Bart, vice president for production at Paramount which will release "Lady Sings the a film biography o. Billie Holiday, the celebrate black blues singer, starring Diana Ross, formerly of the Supremes. The production, ft nanced by the black capital o the Motown Record Corpora lion. Will open Oct. U after a premiere .sponsored by the National Association for Ihe Ad vanccment of Colored People. Gordon Armstrong of Twen tleth Century-Fox describes the film "Sounder" as "our black 'Grapes of Wrath.' "It's completely, diametrical ly opposed to what we call thi black ripolt he said. "If about a sharccropping family down in Louisiana, whose fall er is sent away to prison fo stealing to support his family.' The biographical films will I include portrayals of Church ill, Trolzky, Darwin, Johann Strauss and Judge Hoy Bean i Sir Winston's grandson, Win ston Churchill, is expected to be among Ihe foreign guests fo tho Premiere here on' Oct. I of "Young whic traces Ihe early life of the prime minister. The film, which lakes Church ill from ages 7 to 27, hav three faces in the title role Russell Lewis as the boy, Mi chael Audreson as the teen ager, Simon Ward as the youn man. THREE FACB8 Another film requiring faces in the central role is Fedcrico Fcllini's Ui master's autobiographical lal of the city, which includes im prossions of his childhood an modern scenes in which h plays himself. It is due in mid Octoljcr. Richard Burton, who come to a violent end in "Bluebeard, gels it again in "The Assassin ation of Ihis time fo historically more significan the m, opening Oct. 15. In the general atmosphere at iphoria that surrounds forth- mriiig features, producers ore often achieve a level djectival rhapsody than of ob- ctivity. So it is that Domin- ue Sanda, a young European ar who will be seen here in esember in "Impossible Ob- under John Franken- eimcr's direction, is unblinking described as "a combination Garbo, Dietrich and Ingrid :rgman." This is the season in which avid Merrick, the prolific -cadway producer, will step cress the footlights to make s first stand as a film pro- ucer. "Child's his long- uirning 1970 mystery drama bout evil and violence In a oys' prep school, will bear Ms aprint on the screen. another broadway hiller still playing in the music ox, will be seen in film trans- lion in early December with aurence Olivier and Michael nine, directed by Joseph Man- iewicz. HUNGRY BECOME HUNGRIER ROME (AP) The hun- gry countries of the world iell short of their goals in food production last year, while countries which had enough to eat produced sur- pluses, a United Nations re- sort says. Although the world's agri- cultural output rose three per cent, the increase was only one lo two per cent hi the un- derdeveloped countries, said the UN Food and Agriculture Organization. The goal, set by the United Nations, had been four per cent. FAO said the number of un- dernourished in the world showed no noticable change from the previous UN esti- mate of 300 million to 500 mil- lion. It added that there con- tinues to be a "widespread incidence of protein and ca- lorie malnutrition which, it is estimated, effects one-quarter to one-third of the population in many developing countries for which data are avail- able." The United Stales and Can- ada registered an annual growth of eight per cent, tha largest single gain in a year since 1958. FAO said the in- crease prohably enabled North America to reach the highest food production vol- ume in history. China fared well, FAO esti- mated, although its food out- put still fell short of needs. In the Soviet Union, farm output was unchanged, with bad weather reported. In Western Europe, the in- crease was six per cent; In the Middle East, three per cent and one to two per cent in the Far East. Latin-American food pro- duction showed a decline of about ose per cent. Draught in Cuba and unfavorable weather In Argentina were seen as major causes. Unmarked cars back on streets CALGARY traffic patrol cars ore back on city streets after a two-month layoff because statistical evi- dence shows they reduced seri- ous accidents, says Chief In- spector Howard Lcary of the police department's traffic div- ision. The "ghost cars" carry two plainclothes officers who look for impaired drivers, danger- ous driving, speeding and crim- inal negligence. In n period immediately pre- ceding first use of the cars, in- Jury accidents had rise lo more than 100 a month and there were DS many as five traffic deaths a month. The cars were on the road for a five-month period this year starting in February, and in- jury accidents declined stead- ily during the time to K in June. February was fatality-free and total fatalities for the first six months of 1072 dropped to 11 compared wilh 17 for the same period last year. The cars were taken off the road during the Calgary Stam- pede in July and stayed off un- til last week. Injury accidents rose to 74 in July and 134 in August. ;