Greeley Daily Tribune from Greeley, Colorado on October 8, 1969 · Page 19
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Greeley, Colorado
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Wednesday, October 8, 1969
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stuff these days." Guthrie doesn't'intend lo rest on his own-old stuff, either. This year he refused to sing "Alice's Restaurant" . at Newport. He's written a number of songs since that one and he sang some of those. "People are- concerned about Individual performers because they're concerned about their own 1 personalities," Guthrie says. "The more they can -see hroiigh performers; the more they can interpret themselves. ARLO GUTHRIE, whose upcoming marriage may be held in the deconsecrated church which is the main locale of his movie. "Alice's Restaurant," shown at "A Musical Tribute to Woody Guthrie" concert at Carnegie Hall in 1968. Gufhrie Says Song Writer Is No Outside Commentator By MARY CAMPBELL AP Newsfeatures Writer NEW YORK ( A P ) - Arlo Guthrie, 22-year-old son of the late folk singer Woody Guthrie, compares the songs he writes with his father's this way: "Well, mine are a lot longer." It's a typical statement by Arlo Guthrie, elliptical, but true (the talking blues song brought Arlo fame in 1907, that "The Alice's Restaurant Massacree," runs 18 minutes in the short version) and there's humor lurking in the background. "Alice's Restaurant," as the song usually is called, rambles things. Woody was that way. This is the tradition of folk." Guthrie really has left the tradition of outside commentator. Not only is the song "Alice's Restaurant" about him, but he's playing himself in the new movie, "Alice's Reslauranl," which is based on Ihe song. Actually, the movie is expanded from tile song to include a good deal about Arlb's life and about Alice and Ray Brock, who lived in a church in Slocktyridge, Mass. Getting People Together Still, in some ways, Gulhrie menlalor nnd his philosophy Hunlinglon's Chorea, a progres- was a part of how lie saw looks are the same. "Woody was involved unions get- along, Idling ' aboul a fellow-j}' 1 ""^ w s and his Jalhert oul- ship-fillcd Thanksgiving dinner that really happened in Stockbridge, Mass., goes on, with irony, to explain bow Arlo got arrested for littering when he dumped the garbage from Ihe dinner in a ravine because the dump was closed for the holiday, and winds up as a polemic against the draft. All the way through, it's a very funny song. Guthrie says that "Alice's Reslauranl" is a comment on a lot of scenes; at the same lime it's about himself. "Before Dylan, a singer was commenting o n - w h a t was happening. It had nothing to do with hirh'except'Ih'at he was the corn- ling people together. He was interested in getting people together in numbers. I'm inleresl- ed in getting people together with themselves. It's the same thing. "I'm not interested in riding freighl trains or doing away with Hitler. (During his roving years, Woody had taped on his guitar, 'This machine shoots Fascisls.') I'm interested in Vietnam and happening in Biafra, what is the world Worirty would have been interested in the same things." Woody Guthrie died in 19(17 of THURSDAY LUNCHEON SPECIAL Swiss Steak .1.30 Serving 11:30- 1:30 BANQUET? Large or Small Give Us A Call RAMADA INN® Hiway 85, Evans, 353-5900 sive degeneration of the nervou: system. He went into the.hospi- I t a l when A r l o , ' oldest of the dree children · of his second (marriage, was 7. "Woody used to come home all the lime," Gulhrie says. 'We went to visit him when he through "This year seems to be the year for finding out things, for preparing for the world. Those oeople thai are prepared will be accept it. Those that aren't will have to go with the old one. "It's got nothing to do with a generation gap. 1 don't believe sinations, ,n that. There are ignorant kids ' and ignorant adults, beautiful tids and beautiful adulls. Jusl Because Ihere are more beauti- 'ul kids doesn't mean there is a generation gap. The generalion ;ap is only an excuse for not jetting home at night or for not iking your kid: It's a good excuse, but it's not very realistic. For Freedom To Learn "There's a vibration gap, though. 'People want to be able .0 learn without being afraid of what they're going to -find out and they don't want other people to'put them uptight. Kids all want Ihe same thing--lo find out what is happening. "People are taking sides these days, siding wilh what they believe. It is ideas that are important. "It doesn't mailer if your hair is Iwo or three inches long or if you don't have hair." Arlo's long hair, framing his long thin face, is so curly it is almost kinky.'He gels it cut in England. When he was in school and his hair was short, he only tried lo comb it once a week. "If I want to go to Cuba or North Korea lo. learn about [hings there, no one should be able to say I should not be able to go-there unless il affects olh- er people, Iheir.lives or health are in danger. "Our ideas have to change. There are a lol of ignorant people in the world' but. when good tilings start happening, people get behind them. They instinctively know what is good even though they've been on a bad track for a long time. "I want to see a world thai isn't uptight about learning-and tension kind of drifting away from the world. There's no need for tension. You have to spend more lime meditating, contemplating.- Your mind is a j t Hollywood Highlights By BOB THOMAS AP Movie-TV Writer HOLLYWOOD (AP) - The controversy over violence in entertainment mediums continues. Does bloodshed on the television and movie screen. contribute, lo a more violenl 'America? No one seems to know. Recently the National Commission on the Causes and Prevention of Violence, appointed last year by President Lyndon B. Johnson in the wake of assassinations, declared violence on television encourages emulalion in aclual life. . Taking an opposite view is director George Roy Hill. Previously identified with a comedy "The World of Henry Orient", epic "Hawaii" and musical "Thoroughly Modern Millie", Hill is currently represented on the screen with a Western, "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid." But not just another Western. It is highly stylized, even whimsical, yet with a high degree of violence. "Cassidy-Sundance" doesn't quile match the blood-letting of "The Wild Bunch." But the gunfire and falling bodies, particularly in the final scenes, set new standards in shock. Some critics have called the new film "Ihe 'Bonnie and Clyde', of Weslerns." George Roy Hill is a thought- 'ul man and father of three, and uecidies, i uon i line vio ence, but there are times when I is required dramatically. At he end of the picture, when Butch and Cassidy are am- jushed by the Bolivian army, that had lo be a scene that would simply tear the audience up." Yet, although carnage is portrayed, the deaths of Ihe two outlaws are nol underscored. Paul Newman and Robert Redford are caught in stop-action at the moment they are fatally shot. .This contrasts with "Bonnie and Clyde." in which War- other people, and their aclions nspired a violent response 3utqh and Sundance were mere y being executed." "Cassidy-Sundance" w a s )eing prepared at the lime o he Robert Kennedy .assassina .ion, which caused much soul searching among film maker over the question of violence rlill said that the industry's cen sors asked for only one cut 01 grounds of violence. That was not for gunfire, but a scene ii which Newman aims a kick a he groin of hulking Ted Cassi dy, onetime monster of "The Adams Family" on television. "Couldn't Newman just puncl lim in Ihe slomach real hard?' the censor asked. "You know how big Paul is,' argued Hill. "The olher guy i seven feet tall, with shoulder ike a Mack truck. How else could Paul stop him?" The cen sor relented, and the kick re mained. It never fails lo evoke a gasp from audiences. Shy, Lonely Teddy Bear / Wants Love SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Take one shy, lonely koala with ove in ins nedn, ana one nee You then have one very unhap )y koala named Teddy up a :ree. The problem belongs lo Ih San Francisco Zoo and Teddy )ecause the button-eyed bache .or is the sole survivor of a tinj colony of Ihe zoo's koalas. Allhough he has the materia hings in life-- comfy eucalyptu ;ree, seclusion-- fate has deal Teddy some cruel blows. The prospects for obtaining mate for Teddy appear dim. Zo Director Ronald T. Reulher sai Australia, where koalas com On the He An expansion al irowing family Ihe :o add exlra rooms necessity of exlendi rior dimensions of This means less Ihere is no need outside walls, and Ihe space and land side the house.' The term cxpanb oflen used loosely. ;ually means is an the roof that is high wide enough to mak quarters, as disling (he low and narrow only for storage a some iiiconvuniimc usually has a slairu the low attic has 01 ing for access. Finishing an altic first major project owner, generally be be accomplished wi ordinary tools and materials. A knowle pie construction, pli lo the instructions pany (he various bring reasonably go A little lime spen ing and considerabl spent in selecting materials can pa; dends. Measure twice, then pul the paper and make ar matter how roug planned dimensions When you begin wall, floor and cc rials, you'll have tt tween what you w have and what you In some cases, if j the two will coincid ^^^VSL^3^ Hr / ' / ~ ~ \ . f?/**\7 i~~H! -- r*»li \\^~£^ VVr fy \\VTS/, ^^^s^ SPECIA SUN. offers ! the house, cost, since to construct :ion atlic is What it ac- area under attic usable and then at Also, it items, the proper ' big divi- ever; figures on i outline, no h, of the looking for ceiling mate- to deck would Ii wed., Oct. s, ]% ;KKE your tour of lumberyards, building supply dealers, etc., just before you're ready to begin work. Don't rely on the fact that you did some looking a year or two ago and already know what you want. New products, styles and colors are constantly being introduced, and you may find .something you didn't even know existed or, at the least, a variation of something you saw previously. This jllh-hour 1 shopping expedition will prevent you from saying later, after the attic is finished. "If I had known, I would have bought that instead of what I used." The constant question-- should 1 buy prcfinished or unfinished wall materials?-- has no pat answer. The prefinished products. and there are some beauliful ones, save you time and work. The unfinished woods, gypsum boards, hardboards and the like are less expensive and enable yon lo obtain the precise colors you want. If you have to put down floor boards or an undcrlaymcnt for resilient tiles or sheet flooring. do it first. Then forget the floor and go ahead with the ceiling and walls, saving' the Tinal floor procedures-- such . as installing flooring-- for last. If there is any plumbing work to be done, have the 'plumber tell you what .should be done first, electrical installations are usually made after the framework .for the walls and ceiling are up. (For Andy Lang's helpful booklet, "Wood Finishing in the Home," send 25 cents and a long, stamped, self-addressed envelope to Know-How, P.O. LEY ,'J Box 4 11743.) MO 1 * ·* A S Tr In nils e u h i n i t t the rsi s '-- ' ii I""] s ( 1 ^ Cl H " 1 -- ' u t lu ei x-v r ® Ml Prlul t) T| 11 ]· 1 477, Hunlngton, MOVIE AUDIENCE * GUIDE * *' * Service, of Film-Makers nnd The.iteri. ( imlir:iu8 Ilio rilm wa*'" twl nnd npnrnveil u n d e r ' M o t i o n I M c t n r e Cod* ··; of H c l f - H e c i i l n t l n n . .,, IliKKnslcil fur GENERAL'' MATURE nnlal ilia-,. R E S T R I C T E D -.- Pnrsnnii'' 17 nut admitted. un:: w n i l l p m i i R d by |i ilr -' ' "t nr a d u l t g u a r d i a n . . * Persons u n d e r 17 not aci,., milled. Printed as a public jerrlc* by this newspaper ''.' Elvira 7:00 10:30 IT.US TOM JONES CINEMA 35 113 E. Oak c 'l. Collins, Colo. GREELEY'S FINEST THEATRES SCHOOL HOLIDAY FUN SHOW! 352-3636 '1516 Eighth Ave. Starts Today! ren Beatty and Faye Dunaway from, has clamped a tight lid on' were seemingly riddled for min- export of the animals, utes. . . "It's sari," said Reuther. "He "But I didn't object to that is so healthy, yet unhappy." from an esthetic point of view," commented Hill. "Bonnie and FRANKFURT -- Germans re- Clyde had become the objects of port sentiment is changing lo extreme anger on the part of favor America. wonderful beautiful thing, low it a little more often. (couldn't make didn't compare home. We notes on sing- Fol- See where il lakes you when you don'l decide-il should go left o r j right? Go where it goes. "That's one of the reasons LSD was so big. II puts .you where you're not. afraid of yourself. You're right there with yourself. "Bill I don't think healthy way of doing it. Nature MATINEES THURS.-FRI.-SAT. Doors Open 1:00, Show Starts 1:30 Sparkling with MAGIC., LAUGHTER and LEPRECHAWS! ing;, we used lo sing all Ihe lime. His friends would come arid we'd all sing. It was groovy. I liked all his stuff." Although Arlo look part, along with Bob Dylan, Pete Seeger, Judy Collins and Jack Elliott, in never hits you. all those things at once. You don't come upon the theory' of relativity in an afternoon. "'But LSD was .also an answer Ito (he corrupt scene. It didn't mailer where you .went because you knew it couldn't be worse. I can't put anybody down for taking il. Everybody had to get over the summer. Miss Day is wearing smart clothes, gelling involved in urban siluations, eating lobster thermidor and 'steering clear of relieving grinding poverty he barn and the chicken yard hat loomed so large in Ihe se- ·ies last season. The actress is! a memorial Carnegie Hall con- j -- ' , 1908 in which all the lhe ,. e (heir own songs sung were Woody s, he .. A 1 1 n Ht , ,,,.,, ,, says, "I guess people would; an excellent comedienne rather have me do my own stuff. There aren't many people can get away singing old EVERY EVENING MUSIC-PLUS AT THE GARDEN KITCHEN RESTAURANT FEATURED DINNERS While listening to the songs of yesteryear with Harold'Noleboom at (he Baldwin Organ.. 119 18th St. "All kids are looking for themselves and they don't have to know what they're looking for to go and look." Arlo isn't drafted in "Alice" because of his conviction (or the crime of littering. In reality, he says, he also isn't being drafted. "They decided they didn't want me. That's all right; it was mutual. Basically I'm not an Army-type person. They were Iright. I would have hung them I tin " given half a chance could pull , off an amusing series. But if! turbulent years with commen- lanes by staff newsmen on war, peace, moonwalks, assassinations and dissent. Many race tracks take their name from.their location but in the case of Sunland Park, N. M., the track was there before the post office. William Tally "VL EVERY THURSDAY 97c LUNCHEON Television Review By CYNTHIA L O W R Y AP Television Radio Writer NEW YORK ( A P ) - T h e Dor-on Hugh Harper's skill with a pottery wheel and starts to have Hugh organize a cottage ceramic industry to put the communi- ity on its is Day of numerous hit movies is beginning to emerge in "The Doris Day Show," the CBS situation comedy that underwent| ' s 0 f a r , so good, but then radical--and needed--repairs Hugh's involvement with a local girl makes him abandon Ihe plan for an emergency marriage. It was hard to decide just what Hamncr was saying about such places. NBC's "From Here to the Sevenlies," 8:30-11 EOT, lakes andl a look at mam7 of th ; stirring and '^ 10 events ° lhe recent Monday's show is any indication, she could use some more maginative writing. The story had Doris, now the secretary of a magazine writer -he dictates what sound like ligh school themes--helping her joss escape a predatory woman. This leads lo silly stuff, including having him introduce 3oris as his wife. This leads to! much sneaking around our heroine's farm home. II. is all very nnocenl and far-fetched but perhaps the remodeled series is still on its shake-down cruise. Network television lonighl contains an example of a pro- jamming practice that de- irives and infuriates the serious viewer and carves up the audi- mees each network seeks. Both ?BS and NBC have important specials scheduled in conflicting )eriods--the first "CBS Play- louse" drama of Ihe season and he NBC News Department's !V4-hour recapitulalion of the decade soon to end. Since really :pecial programs do not come along every night, it is hard to understand why they could not 36 scheduled so that viewers could see both. "Appalachian Autumn," the CBS special, is Earl Hamner's DO-minute original television play about an American poverty pocket and a proud, i;lose-knit family trying to survive in an area whose one induslry, coal mining, has closed down. 'Hie drama, seen in a preview, PSeanCONNERYJimrnyO'DEA HERDS «coat · tsif:; i ·;,.:,« WJJEP Fincaw AdmlssJsi U.a»r 12 1.25 50« ONE is a MEAL! 0 BOY ROAST BEEF SPECIAL i You Get: I · ROAST BEEF SANDWICH · BAKED BEANS i · COLE SLAW j 352-0245 706 Eighth Ave. j |p keep their 13 tids in OPEN 6:iO STARTS 7:00 SAT.-SUM. OPEN " allU 1/oPl ordertoS hands All 3 for 99 (Orders packed to tak« home. 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