The Lawton Constitution from Lawton, Oklahoma on August 23, 1963 · Page 12
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Lawton, Oklahoma
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Friday, August 23, 1963
Page 12
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I Movie, Cheer THE LAWTON CONSTITUTION, Friday, Aiigmt 23/1963 GADSDEN, Ala. (UPD--Actors '·Marlon Brando, Paul Newman, Anthony Franciosa and William Frye moved center stage Thursday night in the real-life drama o( the struggle for civil- rights. The four stage and screen stars told a tumultuous rally o f ' more than 1,000 wildly cheering Negroes that the civil rights movement is a wave that will sweep the nation. The four came here to bolster a desegregation drive in this racial hot spot in northeast Alabama. They spoke in the sanctu- j ary of the Union Methodist Church to a crowd which overflowed into the streets. The actors promised to meet with city councilmen and officials of Republic Steel and Goodyear Tire -- two of ihe town's largest employers -- to present Negro grievances. "If that (ails, we'll try again and we'll try again," Brando told the gathering. Asked if the four would lead demonstrations. Newman said, "We'll know a little later. Everything is sort of in limbo right Tiou 1 ." Asked if he wore willing to go to jail, Newman said, "Yes, but I wouldn't like it." Pass Thousand Mark Summer - long demonstrations against rigid racial customs hero have resulted in more than 1,000 arrests. Brando said the Negro community had postponed demonstra- Eric Johnston is Dead At 66 WASHINGTON (AP) - Eric A. Johnston, president of the Motion Picture Association ol America and a business leader and government iroublc shooter lor nearly three decades, is dead at 66. Johnston succumbed Thursday nipht at George Washington University Hospital TO the. effects ol a stroke detected two months ago on his return from a trip to Europe. He had been in critical condition for more than a month. Johnston pursued several careers, some of them simultaneously, siarling -as a grade-school nett'spapcr carrier to help support his widowed mother. He worked . his way through the University o f ! Washington as a door-to-door vac- ' uum. cleaner salesman. gradualinK just in time to become the Marine Corps' youngest major in World War I. He was best known, perhaps, as head of the motion picture industry, serving IS years as president of the Motion Picture Association ot America. His annual salary was 5100,000. A native of the District ol Columbia, Johnston returned here Irom the West when he became head of the Motion Picture Association. He was marriud to Ina Harriet Hughes in 1322 and she and their two daughters. Mrs. William Carlin Fix and Mrs. Herbert Butler, survive. Memorial services will be held j Monday morning in St. John's j Episcopal church here. Burial will ' be in Spokane. Wash., probably on ; Wednesday. j tions to give the four actors lime to "establish.. communications" with the prominent citizen's of the community and city officials." "Every effort will be made to sit down and produce ah atmosphere for 1 . negotiations," Brando said. ''We are unalfiliat-' ed, interested' citizens offering our services -- whatever they might be." Frye was ..the first to speak and his talk was the shortest . . "I am deeply moved," he said. Then he turned and took, his seat along with the three other actors in high-backed chairs on. each side o f ' t h e pulpit. Franciosa said, "Regardless -of the great struggle we're going through, the greatest thing I' see here is joy." Newman said, "This means something to me -- . very touching, very moving. I hope it means something to you .too." Brando Speaks Last Brando was the last to ' speak. "As soon as 1 I walked into this room I saw something indescribable. Something very moving, something that could .not. · be muted. It is that civil rights' is going to \vin. You people know a lot more about civil rights than we do because you haven't had them. "Civil rights is a wave that is going to sweep the country." The four aciors arrived at Birmingham by plane and traveled the SO miles here by car. They stayed at a Negro motel. Wedding Won't Change Thing '; CHIGWELL, .^England'; (AP)',;' --Maurice , and Sylvia. Clark,' · newly married vcpeiarlans, are spending their honeymoon In separate dormitories. He shares a cabin with 19 mcir at a vepelarihn .youth camp. Slie sleeps In the plrls'. hut. . , , SyMn-, 2 2 , . . explained: "We booked for this canip bclore setting our wedding date but then decided to come' h e r e anyway lor our'honeymoon." Thpughtf u(^Strength Shown · Air Conditioned fvooro O Cntornul Atnxwpdere · Brine the Children · Plenty ot HJfh Chain Cache and Sheridan Road Orden to Go EL 3-KIf Sapulpa Pair Face Charges On Service Station Theft SAPULPA (DPI) -- Two Sapulpa men were" scheduled lo-be arraigned today on charges they embezzled more than $1,500 from a Sapulpa service station'where they were employed. . . . . The two men, John A, Guriler, 18, and Eugene McHughes, 27, were- arrested in Canon City, Colo, and returned to. Sapulpa earlier this week, DRIVE IN SOUTH ON FT fill BI.VD Phone (I J 147+ Opens at 7--Starts at Dusk Admission 60c Kliln Under 12 Free TONITE Saturday 3 BIG COLOR HITS How rtuman ncnjusl Jackie Gteason Papa's Deffcate Condition -- PLUS ---In Color-"SADDLE THE WIND" Robert Taylor -- Plus -- --In Color-'HOUSE OF FRIGHT" Paul Masslo Opens n( 7 -- Starts at Dusk Admission. 60o. Kids Under 12 Free TONITE ACADEMY AWARD WINNER THE PULITZER PRIZE NOVEL NOW COMES TO THE "SCREEN! f - Mockin ran*. GREGORY Plus in color--Sieve McNally In "STAND AT APACHE RIVER" . By RICK :DU BROW United Press International . 'HOLLYWOOD CUPD -- summer time Js . wJien the. television networks- allow, .deep thinkers to. philosophize in- prime . time; presumably is cheaper to contemplate . during the off-season.. . . . . ···· , - · . . . · · · . · Thus,"last' summer OBS-TV had a 1 fine', one-hour"conversation 'between' .Arclu'b'ald' MacLeish .and Mark Van'Doreri.'as they relaxed in the .country: And:. Thursday night,' NBC-TV presented a one- hour ' speical, '"the Voice .of'The' Desert,"'. in which .noted natural-- ist Joseph. .Wood Krutch-' pondered on the questionable nature of man and th'e' more · 'permanent qualities ol wildlife around t h c secluded Arizona, home- that' he has .made Ms residence, since moving from. the. East more than a decade ago.". Some of the .persons, with whom SADDLE HORSES gl.OO Per Hour Daily 8 ajn. to 6 p in. EAGLE PARK Cache, Oklahoma, ' On Wichita Mt. Highway , Dial HA 9-3238 he' -program.' at niy home thought ..'it' was 'boring .unless, was a nature-lover, and' they . wondered - why the. hour had not.been^ma'de livelier and ."more entertaining,".' arid' I am 'afraid I insulted :some 61 therein my an- .ger."l .had read-and"heard similar views about .th'e program, before seeing, it, .and .I wonder what, we are coming to.. when people are conditioned .to-feel. 'that, even- the most -sensitive,.personal view's ol! a ' h u m a n being-have to smack of.' fun, arid games -- or ..parlor shen-! aniganS: or! be'..sugar-coated i n ' flashy · style, Indeed; this entire; hour was, in a way,. one man's very, personal and very- sensitive demolition ot. such" dehumanizing commercialism, And thus,, despite ;its lack ol .full technical; perfection,--it was a most welcome .program and a quietly' 'powerful' one; especially as it showed true masculinity: the. thoughtful strength' of. a gen. tie man.: · . . ' · ',. Knitch' formerly .was 'a ..proles sor ,6f" draniatic .literature, at Columbia University in New YorV. He has.been,a drama critic, 1 philosopher, essayist- and biographer as well'-as naturalist. He is 69, and. he lives·.-near -.Tucson. The Sonora Desert of. Arizona .was his subject. Thursday, night He-was-, shown at his home, and there were'numerous, films of. the various insects, animals ... and plants 'in .his environment, .He ·was the narrator, reading ex- corpts ; from his books: Sample: "Of; ail "living creatures, man is the most dangerous to everything else tliat lives as well as to himself.'' Sample: "It is not a .sentimental, b u t . a grimly literal fact that,, unless-.we.share this terrestrial globe with 'creatures other than ourselves, we shall not be able lo .live on it for long." j , TPHOTOS RULED IMMORAT, !';:· ROME (UH) -- Photographs 'of j actress Kinv-Novak;ifl the niaga- i zine Expresso have ; been ruled immoral by the Rome public prosecutor'and all copies'of this week's-issue have been confiscated .from newsstands. · · " ' ' . The photographs were taken Irom a film Miss Novak is making in Ireland: · ' Home of Fine Italian Foods Orden To Go · Choice Broiled Steaks · Sea Food · Chicken Complete Italian and American menus. 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The story of raw courage pitted against fantastic odds when the Boxer Uprising exploded in exotic Peking! DRIVE IN AUSTIN TRIPLE FEATURE Box Office Open 6:30 -- Startt ot Dark Admission: 75e -- Kidi Under 12 Free THEATRE Remember,..You Only Die Once! BATTLE of the ·GUNSLINGERSI SWIM ., Twilight Beach Duncan, Okla. LUcjruard Sandy Beach · Picnic Area TKT OUR 20 FT TRKILL SLIDE Open 1 lo 8 p.m. ZODIAC ROOM --Motor Inn Motel-Now Ploying Nightly . . . (except Monday) "THE DIMENSIONS" Sedate East Coast Sounds,! 10 til ? --Members and Guests-Memberships Available ! C O P A CLUB 27 C Avenue Friday, Saturday and Sunday Little Mae Belle and the Rhythm Rockers Tiny Edward Belle Sensational .Drummer ADMISSION 50c Come to The A Round -up of Ridtn* Ropin'-Rootin'-TooHn'-Fun Saturday Night, Aug. 24-8 p.m. EXTRA ADDED ATTRACTION COLORFUL INDIAN WAR DANCES Brilliant Native Coitumw Two Hour* of Unparalleled Entertainment WEST aCHETOAMKG POST S.W. Corner Cache, Oklo. 13 Milei W«t of Lawton No: 62 Hiway THE BIGGEST NAMES IN THE WEST! "COWBOY" Glenn Ford, Jack LeizunoD "TWO RODE TOGETHER" ·lame* Stewart, Richard Wldmarlc --In Color-- "GUN GLORY Slew-art Granger --In Color-SAMUEL BRONSTON HICHAM 7IS- ¥ THIr*OIJGH!ST?£8 312 S. FOURTH CALL IL3-M71 ITALIAN RESTAURANT FAMOUS FO* PIZZA AT ITS lESTt · · CHARLTON f% AVA mi DAVID HESTON · GARDNER · NIVEN noTM sceaiaw,* -JCJJCSBSC tmm- -JD11PI.TI011N V^^^^n^^ VWuWVS DOUBLE FEATURE ADULTS ONLY Box office open 1:15 Admission: 75c ^ou ^iWH^DMWS^HEifFASTKTS ^is^ii^i^J 1* . JUOGI; '^^·..3 rTHESIv AGION-HITS' Starts Tomorrow Night at Austin Drive-In! Thin Is the colorful glory of Ihe nudist camp* at Wobum Abbey, Isle of Sylt, IK!C of Levant and Cvallo! . . . Filmed In Flesh-lone Color! --PLUS SECOND ADULT SHOW-^"WAYWARD GIRL" ROCK IlKUITH MMB ? HUMOM TUTIOR DiM L DIANA ENDS SATURDAY Open 1:30--Starts 1:45. Features at 2:00, 3:55, 5:55, 1:35, 9:30. Adm. 25c,. 73c. 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