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Saturday, December 7, 1974

Page Eight THE MICHIGAN DAiLY Saturday, December 7, 1974


events and entertainnment



week of~



all week
Chinatown-(Michigan, from
7 weekdays; from 1 weekends
and Wednesdays) - Roman Po-
lanski deftly creates here a
unique and perceptive study of
a seldom - glimpsed period of
recent American history: the
California of the '30s. Jack Ni-
cholson and Faye Dunaway are
The Sting - (State, from 7
weekdays; from 1 weekends
and Wednesdays) - It seems
impossible that there really are
people insAnn Arbor who haven't
seen this diverting, R o b e r t
Redford - Paul Newman mys-
tery yet, but Butterfield Thea-
ters seems to think so. Bet you
they're wrong. ****
King of Hearts - (Campus,
from 7 weekdays; from 1 week-
ends and Wednesdays) - The
perennial Harvard Square fav-
orite drops by for its umpteenth
visit. Alan Bates stars in a
touching and different picture
directed by Phillipe deBroca.
Airport, 1975 - (The Movies,
Briarwood, from 10:30 daily) -
Zzzzoom! The profits soar high-
er and higher on this technically
fine but totally banal attempt
at entertainment. *
The Savage Is Loose - ,The
Movies, Briarwood, from 10:30
daily) - George C. Scott and
Trish Van Devere star in this
jungle tale strangely reminis-
cent of adolescent summer
camp fantasies. **
The Gambler - (The Movies,
Briarwood, from 10:30 daily) -
Karel Reisz directed this high-
ly thought-provoking study of
a compulsive gambler. James
Caan stars. ****
The Odessa File - (The Mov-
ies, Briarwood, from 10:30
daily) - Ronald Neame re-
deems his waterlooged disaster
Poseidon Adventure with this
interesting if cliched film. **
The Trial of Billy Jack -
(Fifth Forum, from 7 daily) -
Much ado about nothing fills

nearly three hours in this pitiful
attempt to make The Great
American Film. Boring trash. *
December 7
Japanese attack on Pearl
Harbor, 1941.
Herbert Hoover ejects hunger
protesters at the White House,
Birthday: Willa Cather, 1876.
Day of the Jackal (Mediatrics,
Nat Sci Aud, 7:30, 9)-An at-
tempted assassination of de-
Gaulle as treated by Fred Zin-
nemann proves fruitless, result-
ing in what tried too hard to
be an epic.*
Shakespeare Wallah (Cinema
II, Aud A, 7, 9:15)-A Shake-
spearean troupe ventures into
India, as if anyone cares."
Little Foxes (Cinema Guild,
Arch. Aud, 7, 9-Bitter yarn of
social decadance, with Bette
Davis as the turn of the cen-
tury "belle."***
The Treasure of Sierra Madre
(New World Film Coop, MLB 4,
7, 9) - Humphrey Bogart and
Walter Huston as Americans
stranded in Mexico and quest-
ing for the treasure of the
Sierra Madre.***
Ark-Leon Redbone, 30's rag-
time, $2.50.
Blind Pig-Fenton Robinson,
blues, $1.
Chances Are - Clicker, rock
'n' roll, $2.
Del Rio -(1:30-4:00 p.m.) -
Hesitation, bluegrass-country, no
Mr. Flood's Party-Big Lost
Rainbow, folk-pop, $1.
Golden Falcon-Jazzmen, jazz,
Suds Factory-Freeway, pop,
Music School-Collegium Mu-
sicum, Christian R e f o r m e d
Church, 1717 Broadway, 8 pm.
Musical Society - Handel's
"Messiah," Hill Aud, 3:30 p.m.
Basketball - Wolverines vs.
Tennessee, Crisler Arena, 2:05
Master Dance Theses-Senor-
ling Aud, School of Education,
8:30 p.m.

Ski Team - "Ski Swap" buy
equipment: Michigan Coliseam,
9 a.m.-8 p.m.
Winter Fete-Formal birthday
party to honor aKtherine Eliza-
beth Knox, Packard Inn, 8 p.m.
Vegetarian hors d'oeuvres.
Professional Theatre Program
-Showcase Series, Dean's "The
Sty of the Blind Pig," Arena
Theatre, Frieze Bldg., 8 p in.
MUSKET-"Jericho," musical
comedy about newspapers and
railroad shenanigans in upstate
New York, 8 p.m., Meadels-
For once, a good Sawurday
night TV movie: At 9 p.m. on
Ch. 4, Rex Harrison and Audrey
Hepburn laugh and sing their
way through part one of about
the best-scored musical comedy
ever made, My Fair Lady. This
1964 film bagged eignt Oscars
including best picture, actor
(Harrison), and director (the
great George Cukor). Part two
shows Monday. For somewnat
more upbeat tunes, spin the dual
to Ch. 7 for The Point, a dif-
ferent sort of cartoon faa ure
about a billiard-headed la.1 in
the land of pointy-headed folk.
Harry Nilsson wrote and pEr-
formed seven songs for this en-
joyable satire.
December 8E
Chiang Kai - Shek's rightist
Chinese government retreated
to Taiwan, 1949.
Birthdays: Eli Whitney, Flip
Wilson, Jim Morrison.
Viva La Muerte (co-sponsored
by all campus film societies,
Aud A, 7, 9:30)-Director Fer-
nando Arrabal will answer ques-
tions after each showing of the
film. Arrabal is a giant in the
surrealist movement, both as
a playwright and a film direc-
tor. ***
The Letter (Cinema Guld,
Arch. Aud, 7, 9)-Bette Davis?
Rape? In a William Wyler film?
Sounds good, eh?***
Burn (New World, MLB 3, 7,
9:15)-A furious film by Gillo
Pontecorvo, highlighted by the
mere presence of Marlon
Brando. A genuine political

Daily Photo by STEVE KAGAN
LEON REDBONE . . . sings and plays instruments-including his nose-tonight at
The Ark.
Head liners:
Never seen a man make music with his nose, eh? Well, the opportunity awaits you
at The Ark tonight. Leon Redbone, a scrawn ily brilliant blues artist, will play and sing
his extraordinary repertoire. The high point has got to be his saxophonal nose-playing.
. . . For movie-goers, it's a week of marvelous re-runs: "The Sting" and "Chinatown,"
easily two of the most entertaining 1974 films, are back in town. On the intellectual side,
surrealist director Frnando Arrabal will be at Angell A Sunday night to answer questions
after the showings of his disturbing, excellent film, "Viva La Muerte." Season's Greet-
ings, and see you next term.

Lady at 9 p.m. on channel 4.
This musical features excellent
performances from Rex Harri-
son and Audrey Hepburn. At 10
p.m. on channel 56, Eubie Blake
plays ragtime's masterpieces,
including some of Scott Joplin's
finest. Otherwise, it's a pretty
lean night, but you can always
tune in Rhoda at 9:30 on 2 for
some laughs.
December 10
Spanish - American war of-
ficially ended, 1898.
Birthdays: Emily Dickinson
and Dorothy Lamour.
La Strada (Cinema Guild,
Arch. Aud., 7) - One of Fede-
rico Fellini's first films which
investigates the selling of a
young girl to a circus strong
man. A neo-realistic voyage
into the soul, pind and body.
A Slight Case of Murder
(Cinema Guild, Arch. Aud., 9)
- Edward G. Robinson stars as
a bootlegger gone straight who
discovers a corpse in his coun-
try home. A spoof on the gang-
ster films which made Robin-
son famous.**
Fiddler on the Roof (Ann Ar-!
bor Film Coop, Aud. A, 6:45.,
9:30) - The musical which de-
lighted thousands returns to
Ann Arbor for a pre-Christmas
performance. Stars Topol as the
unequivocal Tevye who is the
head of a Jewish family in turn-
of-the-century rural Russia. **
Blind Pig - Other Side, jazz,
Chances Are - Masquerade,
rock-n-roll, $1.00
Mr. Flood's Party - Gemini,
acoustic rock, $.50
SudstFactory -Head East,
rock-n-roll, $.50
Music School - Christmas
Concert, University Choir, Phil-
harmonia Orchestra, Maynard
Klein, conductor; Donald Wil-
liams, guest organist; Hill Aud.,
8 pm.
Workshop - Winslow Peck,
Margaret Van Houten, "Techno-
fascism and the Intelligence
Community", East Conference
Room, Rackham, 9 am-4 pm.
'IMulti-Cultural Workshops -
Vera Embree, "Dance - Ex-
pressions of Culture", Barbour
Gym, -7-9 pm.; Fred Goodman,
"Games that Promote Cultural
Understanding", 2218 School of!
Education, 7-9 pm.
Astronomical Film Festival-
MLB, Aud. 3, 8 pm.
Dance - "Solstice: A Cele-
bration of Dance, Concert I",
Barbour Studio, 9 pm.
Arthur Miller's controversial
play After the Fall is the pick
for Tuesday night. This unusual
drama gets its television pre-
mier on channel 4 at 8:30 p.m.

Faculty Women's Club. -
"Holiday Drop-in Coffee", host-
ed by Sally Fleming: Presi-
dent's House, 815 S. University
Ave., 9:30-11:30 am.
Dance - "Solstice: A Cele-
bration of Dance, Concert I",
Barbour Studio, 9 pm.
Wednesday night brings us
The Tribe, a made-for-TV
movie which examines the sim-
ple, often brutal existence of a
group of nomadic hunters in
pre-historic times. And if that
doesn't arouse your interest,
catch Johnny Carson's 90-minute
interview with Raquel Welch,
always a provocative guest. Fin-
ally, for your night owls, tune
into The Desperados on channel
2 at 1:30 a.m.
December 12
Birthday: Frank Sinatra, Dic-
kie Betts, Dionne Warwick.
The Good Earth (Cinema
Guild, Arch. Aud, 7, 9:30) -1937
tale of man and earth, high-
lighted by excellent perform-
ances and superb cinematog-
raphy. **
81/2 (Ann Arbor Co-Op, Aud
A, 7, 9:30) - Fellini's master-
ful autobiography that encom-
passes both his life and his
films. A highly personal, highly
climatic film of unusual excel-
lence. ****
Blind Pig - Boogie Woogie
Red, blues, $1.00
Chances Are - Lonnie and
the Lugnuts, 50's rock, $2.00
International N i g h t -
Scandanavian f o o d, League
Cafeteria, 5-7:15 pm.
Dance - "Solstice: A Cele-
bration of Dance,hConcert II',
Schorling Aud., School of Edu-
cation, 8 pm.
Channel 50's Star Trek at 6:30
p.m. features an unforgettable
meeting between the Enterprise
and their old enemy Harry
Mudd (Roger Carnell) who now
rules a civilization of Androids.
December 13
Birthday: John Davidson
Treasure Island (C i n e m a
Guild, Arch. Aud., 7, 9) - Wal-
lace Beery (as Long Jhn Sil-
ver) and Lionel Barrymore star
in this story of pirates and bur-
ied treasure. This 30's bit of
adventure and escapism was
based on the novel by Robert
Louis Stevenson. ***
The Twentieth Century (Cine-
ma II, Aud. A, 7, 9) - Carole
Lombard and John Barrymore
participate in a backstage ro-
mance between the manager of
a theater and an aspiring ac-
tress. **

9 a.m.-12 Midnight
7 Days a Week
529 E. Liberty

Ark-Soul Broudy, harp music,
Blind Pig-Silk Purse, classic-
popular, $.50.
Chances Are - Masquerade,
rock-n-roll, $1.
Del Rio - (6:00-9:00 p.m.) -f
jaz, no cover.
Mr. Flood's Party - Mike
Smith and the Country Volun-
teers, country, $.50.
Golden Falcon-Scorpio (disc
jockey), spin 45 soul records, $1.


Suds Factory-Friends' Road
Show, mime, $.50.
Dooley's-Country Milo, jazz,
no cover.
Musical Society - H indel's
"Messiah," Hill Aud, 8:30 p.m.
Contemporary Black Music -
Trotter House, 5-10 p.m .
Discussion-Surrealist director
Fernando Arrabal, answering!
questions after Viva La Muertel
at 9:30 p.m. and midnight,
Angell A.
P o e t r y Reading - Carolyn
Gregory, David's Books, 3 p.m.I
MUSKET - "Jericho," Men-1
delssohn, 2, 7 p.m.
if /y ,1111

Afternoon movie watchers can!
turn on the fine original versionI
of War and Peace with Henry'
Fonda and Audrey Hepburn at
4 p.m. on Ch. 11. This first
cinematic effort at Tolstoy's]
lengthy masterpiece about Rus-1
sian famiiles in the Napoleonic
Wars also stars Mel Ferrer andl
Anita Ekberg. At 9 p.m. on 7
it's lovely Barbra Streisand in
Funny Girl, and if you're still

December 9
President Wilson won Nobel
Peace Prize for League of Na-
tions work, 1920.
Noah Webster founded first
New York daily newspaper, the
American Minerva, 1793.
Birthdays: Donny Osmond,
John Milton.

movie-hungry, catch Pride and CINEMA
SthGreer Garson The Ugly American (New
Prejudice wit rer as1:4World, MLB 3, 7, 9:15) - Far
and Laurence Olvier at 11:30! Eastern rumblings with Marlon
p.m. on 11. It's a brilliant 1940 Brando surviving under some
version of Jane Austen's Eng- heavy - handed direction. ***
lish society novel. MUSIC
* Blind Pig - Boogie Woogie
Red, blues, $1.00
Chances Are - Masquerade,
a~ i ;cF? c,(r arock-n-roll, $1.00
e got SSuds Factory - Friends' Road
, T~r tlt'D~l Show, mime, $.50.

0 8 full year and 1 half year positions are open
0 All LS&A students are eligible for candidacy
* FI LING FORMS can be picked up and should be submitted to
Mrs. Samuelson in S.G.C. chambers, 3rd Floor of the Michigan Union
s DEADLINE is Tuesday, Dec. 10 at 5:00 p.m.
0 A CANDIDATES' MEETING for all filed candidates will be held
immediately after the deadline 5:00 Dec. 10 in the
LS&A S.G. Office-4001 Michigan Union
Office Supply House
613 E. WILLIAM ST. 665-3763
Wants to Get Your Typewriter Ready to Go for
Sthe New Year
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Composers' Forum - Music December 11 Aark - Owen McBride, Irish
School Recital Hall, 8 pm. Rhythm - and - blues master music, $2.50.
Discussion - Winslow Pack, Sam Cook shot to death in Hol- Blind Pig - Dave Workman
Margaret Van Houten, mem- lywood, 1964. Blues Band, blues, and Frazier
bers organizing committee for Birthday: Brenda Lee Smith, comedian, $1.00
5th Estate, John Marks co-au- CINEMA Chances Are - Lonnie and
thor, CIA and the Cult of Intel- La Strada (Cinema Guild, the Lugnuts, 50's rock, $2.00
ligence, "Technofascism and the Arch. Aud., 7) - See Tuesday. Mr. Flood's Party - Silver-
Intelligence Community", Rack- Tartuffe (Cinema Guild, Arch.; tones, blues, $1.00
ham Aud., 8 pm. Aud., 9) - A 1925 silent film Golden Falcon - Jazzmen,
Inmate Project - documen- which features an old man who jazz, $2.00
tary film on mental institutions, is being seduced by his young Suds Factory - Head East,
"Titticut Follies," discussion, housekeeper (she, of course, is rock-n-roll, $1.00
Union's Anderson Rm., 8 p.m. out for his money.) But all is Music School - Christmas
THE TUBE saved by a grandson who ex- Sing, Maynard Klein, conductor;
Monday night sports the con- poses her motives and rescues Menotti's "Amahl and the Night
clusion of the classic My Fair his inheritance. ** Visitors", Hill Aud., 8 pm.
Fiddler on the Roof (Ann Ar- EVENTS
bor Film Coop, Aud. A, 6:45, A f r i c a n Film Series-
now in stock 9:30) - See Tuesday cinema. "Friendly Game"; "Is Justice
MUSIC Color-Blind?", Angell Hall, Aud.
Ark - Hootenanny, folk free D, 8 pm.
SR *50 1coffee, $.75 Dance - "Solstice, A Cele-
Blind Pig - Jive Soup, jazz, bration of Dance, Concert III",
FULL SCIENTIFIC $1.00 Schorling Aud., School of Edu-
CALCULATOR Chances Are - Masquerade, cation, 8 pm.
rock-n-roll, $1.00 THE TUBE
( $134.95 Music School - University' The whimsical world of Dr.
Wind Ensemble, Harry McTer- Seuss comes to the screen again
UNIVERSITY CELLAR ry, conductor; University Wood- Friday night as channel 2 airs
wind Quintet, George Cavender, How the Grinch stole Christmas
769-7940 guest conductor; Hill Aud., 8 at 8 p.m. Boris Karloff narrates
_____________pm._ _ this simply charming Xmas
tale. Then, at 10 p.m. on chan-
nel 56, don't miss Smiles of a
Summer House, an Ingmar
Bergman classic starring Ulla
Jacobsson and Gunnar Bjorn-
strand. And for all you rock
freaks, catch the music of Elton
NJOY the MUSIC of SPECTRUM John on channel 7.
JOHN A Jazz Quintet I PTE'
JOHN SIMON-keyboards
MIKE SHANNON-trumpet, fugelhorn
BOB BERNSTEIN-tenor, soprano saxophones I e 6 ii
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