Lake Charles American-Press from Lake Charles, Louisiana on June 28, 1964 · Page 34
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Lake Charles American-Press from Lake Charles, Louisiana · Page 34

Lake Charles, Louisiana
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Sunday, June 28, 1964
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34 SUNDAY, JUNE 28, 1964, Loke Charles American Press ANNEXED LAND HAS ADDITION NORTH MIAMI, Fla. (AP) - The city of North Miami recently annexed a parcel of land and was embarrassed to discover an incinerator, operated by a supermarket. Councilman Leonard Kimhall said, "I don't know how this got in. We don't allow an individual to burn his garbage here. Why would we let a business do it?" STARTS THURSDAY Tne joy-filled, song-filled story of America's how-to-succeed gaL from miner's 'shack to society! j D6BBI6 H3RV6 PANAVISION METROCOLOR PHYLLIS CURTIN Diva Likes Closeness to People Soprano Praises Sonq Recitals ! NEW YORK (AP) - Phyllis I Curtin, with 42 leading operatic j roles in her repertory, has been ! praised by critics for her dra- 1 malic soprano voice, her grace! ful good looks and her acting. I But she'd just as soon stand I still and give a song recital. "To give up either opera or : concerts would be ; Miss Curtin says. terrible," "I regard them as quiet separate arts — different aspects of a singer's work. "But a song recital is some- turn down — Glyndebourne, Florence, a movie in Yugoslavia and Spoleto," the soprano says smiling. "It would have been a nice career for anybody." Without planning it that way, , Miss Curtin says, Tier season j just ending was heavy on ap- 1 pearances with symphonies — 45 with 17 orchestras — and the season coming up contains "a staggering amount of opera"— in Oslo, Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami, the New York City Cen- ^.ui, a auiig JCV.-JMJI js some- ter and "Elektra" in concert thing special in communicating' form wit!l the New York Phil- with people. In the best opera! harmonic. : performance, you don't have Miss Curtin sings both classical parts and modern Ameri- the same thing. ___ _ _ ^^ "It's a wonderful, m a g i c ' can °P c ras and is much a boost- thing that happens when you! er °f tne latter. , are being a real instrument'for The audience was enthralled the music. In an opera this is j last year, she savs, when the helped along by the story anctySan Antonio Symphony opened ithe sets; in a recital there is; its season with'a fully staged only you and the piano player. opera. Carlisle Floyd's "Susanto communicate." jiah." She says, "Some of the things ! "S o m e teen-agers came I perform I have known 15 around to my dressing room" years But the last three years she says, "and they asked something wonderful has hap- 'This is really opera isn't if' pened with this long acquaint-; Are there other American op- ance I suddenly have this eras?' They looked white a n d wonderful esposed feeling, that • tense. They had just discovered Ive become so expert in the' that opera is very much a live doing that I've become the in- theater. It suddenly spoke to strument of the poet and the them on every level cornposer ' "H just broke my heart to "It takes ever so much more think how little is done to en- from the artist to do it this! courage modern operas. If peo- way than it does to be helped pie don't ever see them, t h e along by sight and other whole business becomes more sounds." ; and more an ancient art of ex- Miss Curtin is one of Ameri- j hi ^' f ca's busiest sopranos and has i ' Of course, the problem is one of the largest repertories.! P at tnere hasn't been any place However, a large repertory can' ' n the U. S. where there was work against you, she says' economic support for the thea- wryly. "Directors look at that ter so >' could afford to do new long list of music I know and j things. say to themselves, 'She'd be the ! "And, too, when you're de- very person to learn something pending on the star system, new." with stars going around from So, in Mav. besides the Verdi ! ° ne , bi 8 ho " se to , a " othe r. they "Requiem" in Cleveland with i won , l t£ T tlme to learn a new the Cleveland Svmphonv, four w ° r ^ i° in ]° the S ood long promenade concerts w i't h the < rehcars , al Period required. What New York Philharmonic and a we real >'.need is ensemble op- concert in New Britain, Conn.,; era .'" lhls country." she sandwiched in learning: w ' ss ( 'urfin is married to pho- "Daphne" for the J u n e i tographer Gene Cook, who de- Strauss centennial in Copenha-! cided to meet her after he heard gen. After Copenhagen, there is J; ~" u t could not see — her sing- more Strauss, in Hamburg. illlllllilllllfliilllliilliilllllilll Amusements and the Arts mini limit ii iiiiiiiitiiiiiiiiiiii MSC Enrolls Twirling And Band Campers Junior and senior high school students are invited to make plans to attend the 12th annual McNeese State CoUege band and twirling camp scheduled July 12-18. The invitation came from Dr. George R. Marshall, director, and Brad Daigle, manager, for this summer's camp. Dr. Marshall is a professor of music and administrative assistant to the dean of fine arls at McNeese. He also serves as conductor of the Lake Charles Symphony Orchestra and will leach music theory during the summer camp. Daigle is director of the LaGrange Junior High School band here. In addition to serving as general manager of the camp affairs, he will direct the intermediate band. Directing the other camp bands will be Capt. Herman G. Vincent, Strategic Air Command band director from Offutt AFB, Neb., and Joe Distefano, director of the Marion High School band here. Capt. Vincent will direct the camp's advanced band and Distefano will be in charge of i the stage band. ; Heading the twirling staff will be Karen McMillan of Ma- i plewood, feature twirler with ] the Texas Christian University i marching band. Twirling in- j I structions will he offered from i (July 15-18. i Registration for the band: camp will be held on Sunday, July 12, and for twirlers on {Wednesday, July 15. However, Dr. Marshall encourages advance registration. Full details and application blanks may be obtained by writing* Dr. Mar-' shall. Room and board is avail- i able for campers who desire ' such accommodations, he said. _ Evening entertainment, includ- ; ing talent shows and recrea- i i tional events, are being planned. > ! The camp will close with a pub- lie concert and twirling show | Saturday, July 18. Nude Fad's Death Due HOLLYWOOD (AP) - Christine Williams, the movies' and Las Vegas' tallest showgirl — 6-foot-4 with heels — predicts that the bare bosom swim suit i and evening dress will never become popular. j Her views carry some authority because she is a nude I with the Folies Bergere at the Hotel Tropicana. "Husbands will never allow their wives to appear bare OPEN* 2 P.M. PH. 439-2106 DOUBLE FEATURE TODAY — MON. & TUBS. ADULTS 50c — CHILDREN' 25o Comedy! —GIG YOUNG -AUDREY MEADOWS SECOND FEATURE STAB-IN-THE-BACK SEALS A DEADLY SECRET! ^"^^^ v?% Starts WEDNESDAY, JULY 1ST ATTRACTION OF AtL TIME AT SPECIAL POPULAR PRICES! :> SHOWS — SAT. & SL.V. MATJNtE 2 P M _ £V£M\G 8 P.M. BOX OWJCE OP£.V 1:30 P.M. i. 7 p.M tt SCATS gESEttEB feirj fekri feUtr fevMtid A Sn« y thru Friday — (Joe hhow Duly JJu.< Ollice Opt-u 7 P.M. — Fcatiue 8 V M. lome." discovered her in "Sa ;r whole world knew you only mar- ; ried your wife for her money?" OPEN 1:45 P.M. Phone 436-2503 NOW SHOWING Features at: ***^9 " ~ 2:25—1:23—fi:22—8:20 OPEN WEEK DA.VS 5:15 P-SlT—~SAT."~& SUN. 1:45 P.AL : JAMES , PAMELA Jp DARREN TIFFIN ^ PAUL LYNDE TINA LOUISE • NANCY SINATRA „ 'BOB DENVER.CLAUDIA MARTIN i^, "~ 4 '.' WOODY*"WQOPBU*Y r^:.•'>•&>£ . TECMNICOLO** waj^a-m ' A^n^f/ k^\ ;'"<•'1 !#n TECHN1SCOP* . Uf 41 reo ARTISTS «*•$ :-.»» 3 Costliest Film Comes fo Lyric TWO OF STARS—Elizabeth Taylor as Cleopatra and Rex Harrison as Julius Caesar are shown in a scene from Ihe molion picture speclacular "Cleopatra" which will be seen for the first time in Lake Charles this week. The film opens Wednesday at the Lyric theater. James E. Jones Is Staying Busy NEW YORK (AFn - James Earl Jones is having a strenuous summer-long workout in one dramatic crisis after another. Recently starred in the racial play, "The Blood Knot," Jones' next assignment is the title role Moviedom's most costly production — and one of its most talked about — will open its first run in Lake Charles at the Lyric theater Wednesday. The romantic spectacle "Cleopatra" took a year to make and had cost around $20 million before the world tired of counting the dollars as well as hearing about the real-life affair between two of its s t a r s, Elizabeth Taylor and Richard I Burton, who are now married to each other. Miss Taylor plays the title role and Rex Harrison portrays Julius Caesar. Richard Burton! is seen as Mark Antony. They head the film's long list of stars which, for once, makes the cliche "too numerous to i mention" the only apt phrase. Among them are Roddy Mc, Dowell, Pamela Brown and Hume Cronyn. McDowell plays Octavian. Caesar's heir and Anthony's rival. The film's cost mounted as crews and actors and actresses moved from a studio in Rome to other locations in Italy, Egypt, Spain and London. Months passed and personnel, including a director, were hired, fired and some re-hired. Meantime, the brazenly open romance between Miss Taylor, (hen married to singer Eddie Fisher, and Burton, also married, created more talk than the cost of the film. Whether or not "Cleopatra" and its making caused the most talk in movie history, as its producers claim, probably will not be known unless someone devotes a lifetime to counting all the printed words about this film and the perennial "Gone With The Wind." in "Othello" at the Central Park Shakespeare Festival. In August he does O'Ncill's "The Emperor Jones" at the Boston Arts Festival. After that he returns to "Othello" for a Philadelphia engagement. OPEN TODAY 1:45 P.M. MONDAY 5:45 P.M. 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Box Office Open 1:00 P.M. and 7:00 P.M, — Admission — Matinee Wednesday §1.25 — Evening $1.50 Children, under 12, anytime 50c SATURDAY & SUNDAY—2 Shows 2 P.M. and 8 P.M. Box Ofice Open 1:00 P.M. and 7:00 P.M. Admission Monday thru Friday Evenings and all day Saturday and Sunday §1.50 Children, under 12 years, anytime 50c WINNER OF 4 ACADEMY AWARDS! THE NO. 1 ATTRACTION OF ALL TIME AT SPECIAL POPULAR PRICES! SCHEDULED PERFORMANCE AT 2:00 - 8:00 P.M. BOX OFFICE OPENS AT 1:00 & 7:80 P.M., No Seats Reserved! Every Ticket Holder Guaranteed A Seatl PWIEU HOW/GEORGE COLE/HUME CRONYN/CESARE OWOVA/KENNErH HAJGH/RODOY McOOWUi

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