Greeley Daily Tribune from Greeley, Colorado on June 1, 1977 · Page 39
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« GREELEY (Colo.) TRIBUNE Wed.,June 1.1J77 'Goidenrod' about rodeo rider By JOAN HANAUER UP1 Television Writer NEW YORK (UPD-Earlier this spring CBS broadcast a movie starring Michael Moriarty as a hockey player, which may have turned off many viewers who rank hockey right up there with tiddlywinks and girls volleyball as a spectator sport. The film, "The Deadliest Game," turned out to be a sensitive and beautifully acted study of right, wrong and individual responsibility. Now CBS is offering "Goldenrod," to be shown tonight at 8, Channel 7, following the career of a rodeo rider. Again, don't be fooled. The film only incidentally deals with bucking bro'ncs and rambunctious bulls. "Goidenrod" is a love story -- about the love of a man for hli sons, and theln (x him, about the troubled love between a man and woman, about success and failure and humanity. Tony LoBianco stars as Jesse Gifford, champion bronc-bust- ing rodeo rider, husband of an attractive and submissiveblond wife, played by Gloria Carlin, father of two sons who adore him. When Jesse hurts his hip in a rodeo accident, he can neither face the reality of his lost championship nor make plans for any kind of future. His wife is sick of trailer living -- she prefers "a place that stays put" to the finest trailer on the rodeo circuit. A woman who has always taken- orders, she sees life slipping away. When a wealthy rancher who also rides the rodeo circuit appears and insists she run away with him, she agrees. The boys refuse to leave their father, and physically run away from her. Hsr hurt that she means so much less to them than does their father keeps her firm in her resolve to leave. Jesse teams up with a dirt farming character named John Tyler Jones who drives an expensive car, drinks too much, and has a sly kind streak he hides beneath squalor and a high-pitched mumble. The character is played by Donald Pleasence, who is a delight to watch. The father and oldest son work out their difficult relationship. The boy has the strength of innocence, and eventually he and his younger brother -- with help from Pleasence -- get Jesse squared away. Along (he way Jesse learns what it means to resign his championship, and the dictatorial ways he assumed went with it, in order to allow his sons and eventually his wife to become persons in their own right. It's the acting that carries the day in "Goidenrod." The actors manage to rise above lines such as, "Son, there's more than one way to be a man," to turn in performances of depth and warmth. LoBianco in particular combines a macho spirit with a wide streak of real compassion for a film that reeks of sentiment but skirts sentimentality. Lee Van Cleef plays role of good guy By JAY SHARBUTT AP Television Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) -After a 12-year absence, Lee Van Cleef, the lean, hard-eyed Old West gunsel of "High Noon" and later Clint Eastwood's "For a Few Dollars More," is returning to television. Irony attends his return. He just finished playing a modern hit man in a movie filmed in Spain. Now, he'll play a modern U.S. marshal guarding an ax-hit man who is testifying against a,syndicate boss. Van Cleef's show, airing Sunday on NBC, is a series pilot called "No Where To Hide." He plays Ike Scanlan, protector of an informant to whom the mob wishes to render a .357 Magnum salute. Wednesday evening p.m. 6:30-2 Dick Van Dyke 4 Hollywood Squares 6 LUias, Yoga and You 7 MuppetShow 7:00-2 Adam-12 4 Movie 5-7 Good.Times 6 Book Beat 9 Donny and Marie 7:30--2 Hogan's Heroes ·5-7 Pilot 6MacNeil,Lehrer 8:00-2 Movie 5-9 Baretta 6 Nova 7 Movie 9:00-4 Kingston: Confidential G Great Performances 5-9 Charlie's Angels 10:00--2 News 4 News 5 News 6 Diamond Rivers 7 News It's a strange role for the man who, because of some 60 movies and 150 TV shows, is well-known as one of acting's most sinister villains. It's even stranger to find the villain a funny, easy-going character. Interviewed at his tree-lined "Back in the Fifties I did a "i' m counting a couple bust- couple of good guys," he insist- e d hands out of that." Then the ed. After thinking hard, he aC | 0 r, who at 6 feet 2 and 200 cited a "Medic" episode where pounds appears fit enough to he played a doctor. h unt 5^,.,. wiln a toothpick, But Van Cleef, who at home started laughing, does such unvaillainous things " Th e last one I had was in a as paint, play guitar and sing bar down on Sunset Boulevard home to suburban Tarzana, he - surprisingly well - in the and a Texan about 6 feet 5 was popped open a can of beer for Johnny Cash manner, admits pu ]i m ' that j'azi. I knew what his Bad Guy image does cause was happening, so I accidental- him woe at times.. ] y knocked my change off the When asked if, while taking bar. the waters in a bar ... "Then I went down to pick it up, came up and'Boom!'Al- Do guys come up and say, raos , tore nis head off ftey 'Are you as tough as you play carried nim oul tnE bac k and I in the early 1950s in the road in the movies?"' he said, DOS- walked out u, e tront adios .. company of "Mister Roberts," ing the question in a low, But Van aref ,, mi i d . man . which led to his big film break tough-guy voice. He sighed and aered man with a hipster's In "UJah Nrtrtn " InnlcoH nt hie Imlmt-lnc . . '. · . . his visitor, lit a cigarette and then denied that Sunday's show is the first time he's represented the forces of decency. "Naw, hot really," chortled the 51-year-old native of Somerville, N.J.;-who started acting looked at his knuckles. in "High Noon." July 4 show features collection of songs sense of humor, emphasized he tries to avoid such situations, e«en though they're part of the hazards of playing the baddie so often in films. He also said he specifically took the part of Scanian,.the lawman, in Sunday's show "as . L change from being the bad LOS ANGELES (AP) -- No Karlin says he didn't pick most way "Don't Go Up in That Big of the program's songs simply Balloon, Dad" ever will soar to because they were popular in f y : And now he even wants the Top 40 list of your local ra- their era. to glve sltuatlon comedjr a shoL dio station. Likewise the tune, DAILY CRYPTOQUOTE - Here's how to work it: A X Y D L B A A X R Is L O N G F E L L O W "If You Talk in Your Sleep, Don't Mention My Name." But such musty oldies will be aired July 4 on a CBS special, "They Said It With Music: Yankee Doodle to Ragtime," American history in popular music from the Revolutionary War to 1914. Whence did such" obscure opi come? They came from the private archives of the show's music director and researcher, Fred Karlin, who was aided by his wife, Meg, a muiscologlst and writer. And while the July 4 show includes that Civil War hit, "Battle Hymn of the Republic," One letter simply stands for another. In this sample A is used for the three L's, X for the two O's, etc. Single letters, apostrophes, the length and formation of the \vords are all hints. Each day the code letters are different. CRYPTOQUOTES G O P G N P G N P G N G O N L T N I , 0 X I D J N H H T C H P A X P P G K X F H P X A 0 H N P N A X P G O K . - O A D J W H G V K X S O K E Yesterday's Cryptoquote: IF ST. PAUL WKKF, TO COME BACK TO OUK WORLD IN THE FIJSSH, HE WOUID BECOME A NEWSPAPERMAN. - ABBE MICHONNEAU © 1877 King Ftiturct Syndicate, Inc. 9 News 10:30-2 Movie 4 Johnny Carson 7 Movie 10:35-5 Movie 9 MaryHartman 11:05--9 All That Glitters 11:35--9 Rookies 12:00--4 Tomorrow 12:15--7 Marcus Welby 12:30--2 News 12:45-9 Mystery of the Week 1:00--4 News TU _I Thursday evening p.m. 6:30-- 2 Dick Van Dyke 4 Let's Make a Deal 5 What's Happening 6 Esta Semana 7 Celebrity Sweepstakes 7:00-2 Adam-12 4 Energy 5-7 Waltons 6 Americana 9 Welcome Back Hotter 7:30--2 Hogan's Heroes 4 Movie 6MacNeil,Lehrer 9 What's Happening 8:00-2 Movie 5-7 Hawaii Five-0 6 Live from Lincoln Center 9 BarneyMiller 8:30 -- 4 Movie 9 Fish 9:00--5-7 Barnaby Jones 9 Sts. of San. Fran. 10:00-2 News 4 News 5 News 6 Masterpiece Theater 7 News 9 News 10:30--2 Movie 4 Johnny Carson 7 Kojak 10:35-5 Kojak 9 Mary Hartman 11:00--6 Woman 11:05-9 All That Glitters 11:35-- 9 Not Now Norman . 11:40--7 McCIoud 11:45--5 McCIoud 12:00--4 Tomorrow . 12:50-2 News 1:00--4 News 1:15--7 Marcus Welby Daytime TV Schedule Monday through Friday Denver channels: KWGN (2); KOA-TV'(4) NBC; KRMA-TV (6) PBS; KMGH-TV (7) CBS; KBTV (9) ABC; Cheyenne: KYCU-TV (5) ABC, CBS - a.m. 7 News .6 Variety 5:20--7 Pastoral Call 9 News 9 Emergency One 5:30-- 7 Summer Semester 12:30-- 5-7 As The World Turns 4:00-- 2 Superman 6:00-5-7 CBSNews ' " .. 6 Variety 4 StarTrek 6:30-4 Romper Room 9 One Life To Live 5 Little Rascals 9 Lone Ranger 1:00-4 Another World 6 SesameStreet 6:35-2 Farm, Ranch Report 1:15-9 General Hospital .7 Merv Griffin 6:40-2 News 1:30-5-7 Guiding Light . 4:30-- 2 Gilligan's Island 7:00-2 Cartoons 2:00-- 2 Love, Am. Style 5-9 ABC News 4 Today. 4 Days of Lives 5:00-- 2 I Love Lucy 5-7 Capt. Kangaroo "5-7 All in the Family 4 NBC News 9 Good Morning Am. - 9 Edge of Night 5 CBS News 7:30-2 McHale's Navy 2:15-6 Electric Company 6 Mr. Rogers - 8:00--2 Flintstonea . 2:30-2 DenverNow 7 News 5 Here's Lucy 5-7 Match Game 9 News 7 Cartoons 9 $20,000 Pyramid 5:30-2 I Dream of Jeannie 8:30-2 Variety 2:50-6 Villa Alegre 4 News 5 PriceisRight 3:00-2 Flintstones 5 News 7 Corner Pyle 4 Lucy Show 6 Electric Company 9:00-2 Blinky''s Fun Club 5 Tattletales 6:00-2 Andy Griffith 4PhilD6nahue . 7- Dinah 4 To Tell the Truth 7 Here's Lucy 9 Brady Kids 5 Variety . 9 Happy Days -3:30-2 Archies 6 Variety 9:30-2 Howdy Doody 4 Brady Bunch 7 CBSNews 5 Love of Life 5 Variety 9 Mike Douglas 6 SesameStreet 9 JEr d movie schedule 9:55-5 CBSNews 10:00-- 2 Father Knows Best Wednesday 10:35 p.m., Channel 5 - 4-NameThatTune Noon, Channel 2 -- "Women "Goidenrod" 'with Tony Lo 5 Young, Restless ln Paradise" (BW) with Katy Bianco and Gloria Carlin. 7 Price b Right Jurado and Dan O'Herlihy. Thursday 9 Second Chance TM 0 t-a.. Channel 4 - Noolli QjanneU - "Name of 10:30-2 Not For Women Only "Living Free" with Nigel the Game" with Jessica Walter 4 Chico and the Man Davenport and Susan Hapshire. an d Farley Granger. 5 Search For Tomorrow 8:00 p.m., Channel 2 -- "The 7 : 3o p.m., Channel 4 - 9Ryan'sHope Cavern" (BW) with John Saxon "Salty" with Clint Howard and 11:00-2 Perry Mason and Ro§anna Schiafflno. Mark Slade. 4 Gong Show 8:00 p.m., Channel 7 -- 8:00 p.m., Channel 2 H All My Children "Goidenrod" with Tony Lo "Alone Against Rome" with 7 Young, Restlesj Bianco and Gloria Carlin. Rosanna Podesta and Lang 11:25--6 Electric Company 10:30 p.m., Channel 2 -- Jeffries. H:30-r4HollywoodSquares "Dancing Lady" (BW) -with 8:30 p.m., Channel 4 7 Search Tomorrow Joan Crawford and Clark "Ransom for Alice" with p.m. Gable. Yvette Minieux and Gil Gerard. Noon-- 2Movle 10:30 p.m., Channel 7-- "Fort I0:30?.m., Channel 2-- "Hell 4 Noonday Utah" with John Ireland and Divers" (BW) with Clark Gable 5 News Virginia Mayo. and Wallace Beery. by THOMAS JOSEPH ACROSS 1-d'Azur 5 Prefix for cycle SPull 9 Swamp 13 Italian bell town 14 Arrange beforehand 15 Soldiers 16 Lively dance 17 Long-tailed ape IS Most important 20 Marble !1 Niblick number 22 Cure 23 Bistros 25 American clergyman 26 Egyptian deiry 27 Maize 28 Sea (Fr.) 29 Football play 32 Prepare for war 33 Purpose 34 Song . syllable 35 stagy 37 Film sleuth 38 Tranquil 39 Harness attachment 18 Dolores -- Rio « Suburb of Paris DOWN 1 Title for Ali t Western movie 3 Squeal (2 wds.) 4 Yale bulldog 5 Sovereignty 6 "-- and Bess" 7 Pique 10 It beats LITTLE PEOPLE'S PUZZLE Yesterday's Answer 16 Peerce and 27 Call off Murray 29 German 19 Bearing poet 22 Flock 30 Weak 23 Lily family 31 Leslie plant Caron me! (3 wds.) 24 Punish movie 11 Soap opera, by fine 36 Actor e.g. 25 Still Beatry 12 Substantial water 37 - -Magnon N31 7 'SINVd '9 '1S3N '«· 'SHdOiOO 'Z 'HOOQ ' I -UAVOQ 13SV3 '8 'iflN '9 '3SIOdUOd 'S 'NVOnOJ. 'E-SSOJOV :SU3MSNV Did you know {hat The 1975 Title XX Amendment to the Social Security Act continues to make federal monies available to states to pay for social services. (Prepared by Greeley League of Women Voters) FERD'NAND ® by.Mik TUMBLEWEEDS by TOM K. RYAN SO/ i-OTSA J-UCK!-- YOU WANT WAR PARTY peCADSe YOU'VE HAP AN ATTACK OFAPATH Y; EH? com UP WITH A PETTER REASON THANTHAT! PEANUTS By Charles M. Schulz HENRY By John Liney HI AND LOIS HM LIMEY-- By Dik Browne DID THE \ YES, AND N DOCTOR } TRIXIE'S SET HERE FEELIN6 BETTER ALREADY/ REX MORGAN, M.D. By Dal Curtis JUST AS I l l fMISSGALE CALLED--WGET ME \f] [LEAVE ME ALONE FOR A LITTLE ^.,n- n -rr. n « 1 WANTS YfH I TO PHHMP W CnMC Wl \UUIt C IAI/r / T UA\/C Cnuc /*AI WANTS YOU TO PHONE Vf SOME HER.' SHE SAID SHE'S H BRAND1 AT MELISSA'S HOME THAT YOU KNOW THE NUMBER.' WHILE, JAKE.' I HAVE SOME CALLS TO MAKE; IS DANNY W I CHECKED A FEW ^. EXPECTED HOW'D THINGS GO/U THEY WOULD MR.BELMONT? MINUTES AGO.' HE'S ASLEEP.'

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