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53 'r Kill THE TENNESSEAN, Thurrioy, Augutt 10, 1978 EXPERIENCE A Pornographic Laugh-In ' "A film clinic with more comedy tbm toy other film ever mtdr ..." VARIETY MAGAZINE 2 w lEilHWlTOIl! d XXX ESCORTED LADIES FREE . ADULTS ONLY . DIARY OF A BED AFTER THE BALL OPEN EUILV 10 A.M. ts MtBNI&HT OPEN SUNDAY 12 NOOK IT HAPPENED IN HOLLYWOOD i Sttninf Harry Reems t others. ALSO SH0WiN6-18th BIG WEEK-THE-ORIGINAL' DEEP THROAT FANTASY CINEMA 1 18 6HiAv..S. 242-6391 rLINTY OF FREE PARKING tliltllHIT w 'A mmmmmiK tmmsf v. - jiiiis fem Srfi I. . -J mmmm ife -H : C$ - lift', CTB lgjitSj , jiiiiiii ar ". ; iPlll : g."jirpiMM,ii,i .i i linn K 'aiir- to ik ... '..tt? . wu T' r7..-r - '. w For A TRULY UNIQUE FILM SEE "SWEET SISTER" JOIN THAT LUSCIOUS YOUNG BLOND CHRIS MKFTTV In HFR Buvoneoizza. n the next smaller size free, p AP Loitrphoto wiin mis coupon, ouy any gtani. large or medium size y regular menu price and receive one pizza rW5vi&&r'M pizza at m COMING OUT PARTY next smaller size with equal number ot y Q yajSaajJit . dthe n w&zzs guest check. y valid thru Au&. 17. 1978. What's billed as the world's first gay doll stands 1 3 inches tall, wears one earring, a custom-made flannel cowboy shirt and sports a $15 price tag, has finally "come out of the closet." Gay Bob is beginning to catch on, according to his 37-year-old developer, Harvey Rosenberg of New York, who has already sold 10,000 of the dolls through mail-order ads. Controversial 'Gay Bob' Doll 'Comes Out of the Closet' Coupon Not Valid For Gourmet Pizzas ta gg tsa E9 qi ei tES ei ea c bob o C3 a a 3740 Nolensville Rood 833-6422 162 N. Main St.Hendersonvill 822-4806 6399 CharloH. Pike 352-3913 2418 N. GallotinModison 2 Miles North of Rivergate Plato 659-1369 o 2019 West End Are. 327-0244 7105 Highway 70 S At Old Hickory Blvd. 354-1245 WALT DISNEY PRODUCTIONS' (BDD) u Wve got a feeling you'regonna like us. o TECHNICOLOR " I rs-:v, !!.: WAUWSfiEYS v4? something to learn from the gay movement, just like we did from the black civil rights movement and the woman's movement, and that is having the courage to stand up and say I have a right to be what I am.' " Rosenberg had spent most of his prof essionallif e working for large corporations developing and designing marketing concepts and then his dusi-ness began to fail, his marriage crumbled and his mother fell seriously ill with cancer. "I decided then that I had to change my life, I had to do something that was important to me." That was two years ago. Last September, Gay Bob was conceived as a part of a whole family of dolls representing lifestyles that are often subject to criticism in today's society. HEAVY HARRY and Fat Pat are Bob's parents. They come in a refrigerator with a diet book. Marty Macho is a brother who lives in a garage with a four-wheel drive truck. Executive Eddie, another brother, comes with an attache case and cordovan shoes. He has two martinis every day. Straight Steve is a brother who lives in the suburbs in his baby blue leisure suit. across to the American people," said Edward Rowe, the Miami-based organization's executive director. "I can only hope that the children who are given these Gay Bob dolls will not comprehend the meaning nd the intent of the campaign that is behind their manufacture and distribution." Bob, who is "anatomically correct," is the brainchild of Harvey Rosenberg, a 37-year-old inventor of whimsy who is fast at work on a vampire repellant kit. "I was afraid how people would receive Bob," he said. "Now, I have an internal ecstasy." IN THE PAST two months, he's sold 2,000 dolls. This week, Gay Bob will come out in boutiques in San Francisco and New York, including Fiorrucci, Art Adventures and Chicken Little. But Rosenberg has not yet received commitments from department stores. "I showed it to buyers from a major department store chain and the liked it, he said. "Then they told an executive about it and before he even saw Bob he said, "Kill It.' " Rosenberg, who heads Gizmo Development "develop gizmos for5a better world" spent $10,000 of his own money to create Bob. "I'M NOT gay," he said, "butwehad By DELORES BARCLAY Associated Picu Writer NEW YORK AP-He stepped off a plane from Hong Kong a few days ago just 13 inches tall and already he's a star and a stir. Gay Bob. An acknowledged "homosexual" doll who totes around his very own closet. He's been hounded by the media, denounced by anti-gay groups and baffled major dpartment stores. And through it all, Bob has remained unruffled his blond crewcut neat as a pin, his blue earring shining bright, his California tan flashing sunshine. "IT'S A REAL giggle and kind of fun," said Bruce Voeller, executive director of the National Gay Task Force. "I think we should deal with it lightly and enjoy it. "One concern though is that employers will have one in their office and think that it will suffice for having an openly gay person on their staff," Voeller quipped. Protect America's Children, an anti-homosexual lobby, on the other hand finds nothing amusing about Bob. "IT'S ANOTHER evidence of the desperation the homosexual campaign has reached in its effort to put homosexual lifestyle, which is a deathstyle, "HOI LEAD" 12:30-2:45 ' 7:15-9:30 "Mr. Toad" 2 10-4 25-6 40-900 IS 'liOO FRANKLIN "O0 - 292-09? V MDiSON SQUARE - Sbiil if ;4 can CHESEBURGS RS Recent Vows Of Interest Miss Paula Claudette Hood and Sterling Burton Marlin were married July 29 at Brentwood United Methodist Church with Oliver W. Pantall, grandfather of the bride and minister FOR 10 LESS? Q Have you often been faced with this problem? Let the Week iNSMYES. CaUMSlA PCTURES PRESENTS AJON PETERS PRODUCTION AN IRV1N KERSHNEf? flM FAYE DUNAWAY TOMMY LEE JONES 'EYES OF LAURA MARS' with BRAD DOURf RENE RIBERXINOIS Ri of the Water Valley ender section help you make your deci TnnTwicTto This film mav be too intense fa younger audiences. R sion on where to go Read the Bantam Book this weekend. The No one admitted once the film begins. Weekender is pub unurcn oi mrisi, om-ciating. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Morris Hood of Franklin and the bridegroom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Clifton Burton (Coo Coo) Marlin of Columbia. Given in marriage lished every Friday in . . . STARTS TOMORROW He TENNESSEAN by her father, the bride p 1 si ' " ' I wore full wedding attire and her attendants were Mrs. Rosemary Lando of Corning, N. Y., Mrs. Sharon Marlin and Miss Linda White, both of Franklin, Miss Tammy Hughes of Spring Hill, Tenn., and Miss Meg Lando of Corning. Ton Lando of Corning and Stephanie Pantall of Franklin were flower Mrs. Marlin Former Miss Hood J- J i -V vy,,!1 J - i STORE COUPON T Clip this coupon and save girls. Jonathan Hood was fingbearer. The bridegroom's attendants were his father and David Bradford of Chattanooga, Ricky Ring of Columbia, Jeff Head of Ashland City, Todd Marlin and Timothy Hood and David Hood, the bride's brothers. Following the ceremony a reception was held at the church, given by the bride's parents. After a wedding trip to the Bahamas, the couple will live in Columbia. Announcements The Altrusa Club will have a dinner meeting at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 22, at the University Club. A program, "Come Join Us," will be presented. Meade Valley Garden Club will meet at 10:30 a.m. today at the home of Mrs. W.D. Threadgill, 212Baskin Drive. Mrs. B.S. Howell, guest judge and speaker, will talk on "Table Settings." Valley Green Garden Club will meet at 11 a.m. today at the home of Mrs. Robert Richter, 1513 Dresden Circle. Mrs. Leila Allen, guest speaker will talk on "Show and Tell Crafts." !Qc on Ecden's ddkbus fresh-tasiing sSngb wrap slkes. 0 D g t Avf.c-!i f r.;?r PxeM C OCO S-te r,- "' v'-ff' ;'. rev' (cuxsp-.vf W) o "r-"- 'J ..; - r.r V ft- (J kxfv -': tue J f 'o-. c--i j -- J , !JW Cvvoji fcr " be- o'S'ytvct o ' And so will "The Capone," wThe Gangster," "The G-man," and the best charbroiled ribs this side of Casablanca. f.rl August 1, If 71 B59428 lftiftifciiAVfc fi f mfc. l(lln ,4fc iii iriin Hmift 1. nrniiiT mS B t m.JH ,H...j!ftx.,jfflNL