36—Friday, August 2, 1968
Niece of Yiddish Actor Stars in Fisher Play
Zohra Lampert, an unusual act-
ress with an unusual first name—
it's Greek meaning light and was
chosen to honor two grandmothers,
both named Ziporah—is in Detroit
as co-star of a new pre-Broad-
way show, "Lovers and Other
Strangers" at the Fisher Theater.
A native of New York, Zohra is
the only child of Morris and
Rachel Iris Lampert. Although
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By Danny Raskin
MANY REQUESTS have come
to the owners of Skandia on James
Couzens for an even more exten-
sive after-theater menu than it
now has, according to Paul Boraks
. Skandia's present fine after-
theater offerings will undoubtedly
HARRY HARRIS, D et r oit's
"daddy" of show business, is still
crowd pleasing at 24 Karat on
Telegraph, sharing billing with
comedian Max Cooper, whose brief
stay ends this weekend.
INTERESTING STATISTICS re-
vealed with this month's third an-
niversary of Hotel Pontchartrain
show that since the '65 opening.
its four restaurants have served
1,820,000 meals at which 1,250.000
pounds of beef were served, along
with 25,000 loaves of the hotel's
homemade French bread. . . Also
consumed were 21,000 cases (252,-
000 bottles) of liquor, 744,000 bot-
tles of beer, 2,340 half barrels of
beer and 48.000 bottles of vintage
wine. . . During the three-year
operation, a total of 450;000 guests
were housed, including 8,000
couples on their honeymoon.
SHECKY GREEN at the Riviera
in Las Vegas, tells of the first day
a night-club comedian spent in the
invigorating air of a Catskill
Mountains resort. . . One of the
comedian's lungs tapped the other
and exulted, "Get a load of the
air. Its the stuff I've been telling
PERHAPS THE MOST popular
haunt of the sailing set is Sindbad's
off E. Jefferson at the river. . . It
has both dock facilities and a view
of the river . .. Breakfasts, com-
plete dinners, sandwiches and late
supper snacks plus cocktails pro-
vide hearty fare for the hungry
REASON WHY The Losers on
W. '7 Mile and Greenfield has been
padlocked and closed for a while
now is due to an interior fire.
ELMWOOD CASINO'S husband
and wife song team, Jan and San-
dra Steele, are best remembered
for their original version of "My
Happiness," which won a Record
of the Year award . Their new
Warner Bros. release, "There Isn't
Any Other Way" is doing very well.
WHILE TAKING YOUR order,
Jane Barry, expert waitress at
Dino's on W. '7 Mile Rd. and Tele-
graph, looks you smack in the
eyes with her baby blues and
writes without a glance at the pad
. . .- Jane never makes a mistake
and your order is exactly as given.
DOM DOMINQUEZ, singer, pi-
anist, composer and arranger at
the Blue • Chip Lounge piano bar
on W. McNichols, is riding high
with his latest hit record, "Sunday
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Ace raconteur Harry Hershfield
(now 83 years old) was button-
holed by one of those females who
haunt New York theater lobbies
at intermission time, rattling coin
boxes under your nose, and de-
manding donations for obscure
and seldom legitimate charities.
"Who are you pitching for this
time?" asked Harry impatiently.
"For fallen women," whined the
solicitor. "On your way, lady,"
snapped Harry. "I give directly."
neither was connected with the-
ater, Zorah's uncle, Samuel Iris,
was a prominent Yiddish actor in
Miss Lampert appeared in sev-
eral Broadway plays including
"Mother Courage," for which she
won a Critics' Award and a Var-
iety Poll Award. For two years
she was a member of the original
Lincoln Center Repertory Com-
She has also played prominent
roles in a number of films, in-
cluding "Splendor in the Grass,"
"Bye, Bye, Braverman" and cur-
rently "The One With the Fuzz,"
starring Dick Van Dyke, in which
she plays a hippie.
With victories in the South Afri-
can, Italian and Irish champion-
ships, Tom Okker has proved he's
the best Jewish tennis player since
the days of Dick Savitt and Herb
Flam in the 1950s. Playing his first
full season following two years in
the Dutch Army, Okker, 24, has
also shared the London grass court
crown, reached the -finals of the
Berlin championships, the Swiss
About 35 per cent of Detroit's
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in manufacturing, including 14
With the advent of open tennis, per cent who work in automotive
Okker has become a "registered" and related industries.
player — an amateur who can
accept money in an open tourna-
ment with the approval of his na-
tional association. He did just that
in London after gaining the great-
est victory of his tennis career.
Okker collected $840 for sharing
the title after wins over pros Pilic
and Olmedo, U.S. amateur Arthur
Ashe and Australian Rod Laver,
the world's top pro, 6-4, 6-4. It
was Okker's first victory over I.
Ashe who later ended the Flying
__Dutchman's..hopes at Wimbledon.
Okker, who has played tennis since
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Fred Goldstein, 23, is Oxford
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