The Boston Globe from Boston, Massachusetts on October 30, 1973 · 24
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"t "lr" 24 The Boston Globe Xut-duy, October 30, 1973 THE ARTS Walter Matthau 'goes straight' as a bank robber in 'Charley Varrick' By George McKinnon Globe Staff I don't want to give away the plot denouement but there is a chilling variation on the typical case sequence in "Charley Var-rick" that involves a battle between an old airplane and a car. With this trick ending, director Don Siegel, who specializes in expert, violent and fast-moving crime FILM REVIEW thrillers such as the enormously popular "Dirty Harry" winds up his in-' triguing hard-bitten, offbeat new movie at Cinema 57. Walter Matthau, who plays the title role of a small-time bank robber, drops his usual comedy stance for a straight dramatic role and manages to get a warm touch that has you almost hoping that crime will out. The plot, somewhat implausible and jumbled, has Charley and his young accomplice, expertly played by newcomer Andy Robinson, as a couple of hoods who prefer to knock over small Southwestern banks for comparatively little loot rather than have a mass police chase on their hands. Unfortunately they hit a Nightly & All Day Sunday (Except Sat.) lyland House ROUTE 20, WAYlAND, MASS., 35B-4080 Just 5 Minute off Rte. 128 FREE: 4 ENORMOUS SALAD TABLES WITH YOUR ENTREEI 5.35 ROAST PRIME RIBS OF BEEF Four enormous tables packed- with Gourmet Goodies, Salads, Homemade Breads, Relishes, Marinated Mushrooms, Alaskan Shrimps, Imported and Domestic Cheese, a tot of fixings and mixings, and then MORE. All included with your dinner. Come hungry ... It's a FEAST every night at the WA YLAND HOUSE! LUNCHEON BUFFET $2.29 TUES. TO FBI. OPEN SUNDAY AT NOON 11:30-2:30 WEDDINGS FUNCTIONS Cloud Mondoy OROG ROOM Open Fri. ft Sot.-Piano Bar Entertainment (pi DANTE'S Tues., Wed., Thurs. and Sun. Nites EVERY WEEK $2.95 PER DINNER Choose from: FILET MIGNON, SIRLOIN STEAK, VEAL MARSALA, DUCKLING or PICK OF THE MENU when ordered with 1 other dinner on our menu at the regular price. WE NOW HAVE ENTERTAINMENT NIGHTLY AND SUNDAY FEATURING ELLIE BOSWELL small town bank that is used as an outlet for Las Vegas money to be sent-out of the country to be "laundered." The plot device is that Charley, when he discovers the loot is $750,000, knows he has to return the money or the Organization, more to be feared than the cops, will get him. As in all Siegel films there is constant violance but a sharp clear focus and quick action prevents you from dwelling on plot inconsistencies. Joe Don Baker does well as the sadistic killer sent by the Organization to track down Charley. Peking' opera comes to Boston NOW THRU WED. RETURN TO FOREVER FEATURING CHICK COREA THURS. THRU SAT. DE0DAT0 "i001" AND "SUPER STRUT" ON CTI RECORDS SUN.; NOV. 4 ONLY, THE WAILERS mi Em NOW THRU SUN. ALLISON OH ATLANTIC RECORDS COMING NOV. 5-11 BOSSY HUTCHERSON Peking opera, which has been banned from Peking and the rest of mainland China since 1966, will be performed in an evening of excerpts by the Chinese National Opera Theater, Nov. 14 and 15 at 8:30 p.m. The troupe from the Republic of China (Taiwan) is making its first US tour as the "caretaker" of the Peking opera form. The company will perform highlights from six opera-theater pieces, all rich in leaps, tumbling, combat skills, acrobatics and other movements. Its 80 musical and theatrical performers have carefully preserved the 2000-year-old form. The appearance is sponsored by the Boston University Celebrity Series. ' 1 s ' 8 -fit', "A i ; , Walter Matthau as "Charley Varrick" at Cinema 57 SUBURBAN THEATERS SUBURBAN THEATERS Braintree, Brockton, Hanover Burlington, Cambridge, Peabody, Saugus, Stoneham, Natich, Framingham, Ipswich FUNCTIONS AVAILABLE MONDAY ONLY LA GONDOLA RESTAURANT & LOUNGE Italian and French gourmet cuisine 45 Union Street (Cor. Langley Road) Newton Centre, Mass. Open 5 to 11 965-2043 J BX Tuesday to Sunday, CAU FOR RESERVATIONS 3 n TONITE at 7:30 IllllBIMU STARTLING DRAMATIC EXPERIENCE' liy,gw BOSTON'S LONGEST RUNNING HIT! CHARLES PLAYHOUSE 76 WARRENTON ST 4231767 1 ine theatre again from the Phoenix." Er" Schior. Philadelphia Bulletin 2 WEEKS ONLY . NOV. 5-10 "THE VISIT NOV. 12-17 "CHEM!N DEFER" OPENS NOV. 5 ROSENS fJUI,UI3 fRIEDRICH DUERRENMATT MAURICEJALENCY HAROLD PRINCE SCATS NOW AT BOX OFFICE I I I ! H t 1 M 2SS TREM0HT St. I0STM. MASS. AUDITIONS TANGLEWOOD FESTIVAL CHORUS John Oliver, Director First Rehearsal OCT. 31, 1973 7:30 p.m. at BOSTON UNIVERSITY SLEEPER AUDITORIUM College of Basic Studies Commonwealth Avenue Openings in ail Sections Rehearsals Wed. evenings at 7:30 Audition schedule to be announced at first rehearsal Performance In Boston and at Tangle-wood in 1973-74 season Include: con ductors SEIJI OZAWA, CARLO MARIA GIULINI, EUGENE ORMANOY. Works to be performed Include: ROSSINI STABAT MATED with GIULINI TCHAIKOVSKY EUCEN ONEGIN With OZAWA SCHONBERG GURRELIEDER With OZAWA a u Last 2 performances PLEASE NOTE SPECIAL TIMES AT1&7P.M. AMERICAN EXPRESS FILMS, Inc and THE ELY LANDAU ORGANIZATION, Inc. present LEE MARVIN FREDRIC MARCH ROBERT RYAN JEFF BRIDGES BRADFORD DILLM AN m EUGENE O'NEILL'S "The Iceman Cometh" A JOHN FRANKENHEIMKR FILM ' Enecuuve PtixIucct Pruduced by Direvted hy LDWARI) LEWIS FLY LANDAU JOHN FRASKENHEIMER RHLfrASED BY AFT DISTRIBUTING CORPORATION r?f iM ASSOCIATION WITH CINE.VISION LTt f.. (CANADA) PfS13 I1 Subscription tickets can be purchased at theatre. Some standby seats for individual performances may be available after subscribers are seated. $5 Evenings. $4 Matinees. Here's where: Fresh Pond Village Granada (Cambridge) (Hancock Village) (Maiden) Saugus Stoneham Surf (Saugus) (Stoneham) (Swampscott) Community Newton (Wellesley Hills) (West Newton) 'Monday and Tuesday tveningt told out. Plaza (Brookline) Cinema (Norwood) J&rpOlUm V UIJtlWWWIIMJ WW. ! PI Willi I 111 jJWEII W JL gjjU. I m HP 1-4 JIIPP HI '1 9 ! WWL "K q I wsvwfJ CljuXZGL..,iii i.Xvp -w - i-JI 1 dinner I 1 theatre I BOSTON SYMPHONY .ORCHESTRA, Mill OZAVA. 11. Mun n Mr TONIGHT AT 8:30 JOSEPH SILVERSTEIH csnductor Schumann: Overture for Byron's "Manfred-Dvorak: Serenade in E for strings Prokofiev: Symphony no. 5 SYMPHONY HALL 266-1492 Baldwin Pisao RCA DGG records FRAMINGHAM LSi 'jGHAM A RANDOLPH SAUGUS WAME STARRING ANNE RUSSELL COMING NOV. 24 THE ODD COUPLE STARRING STUBBY KAYE NEVER TOO 1ATE! 5 STARRING BOB CUMMINGS COMING NOV. 24 & A lV.!l STARRING ANNE RUSSELL COLI'FOIUKirS ANYTHING GOES COMING NOV. 24 MEVE3 TOO LATE! STARRING K'! BOB .if CUMMINGS V - 9 aLaK-?. TV,- CEMEfiAL CIKEMA CORP Boston, Back Bay, Newton, Winthrop & Chelmsford c '1.00 Til 2:00 P.M. - IMMKHUI. FtUOOT. UMJKTON. SMmK HOCKTOII. NAMOVER Roar once again with the original i fRS thesuspenseX HHB0DV FILM OF THE YEAR! 599-U10 fmiammmi V 848-W70 7IIi fc-JTXi BURLINGTON fWf" .Wi FRtMWGHAM GlendaV cts-8020 Tnrksnn X PEJB00Y J3-1011 S George Segal &3&m ATcmch -1 272 4410 I Of Clay I l:30-3:2o JLtfJ HANOVER CINEMA CENTRE OunS 353ltXITJII 337-J31J RlCHtRO QREYFUS. RONNY HOWW "AMERICAN GRAFFITI" ImS-3 30-5:30-7 35 -9 40 i RYAN O'NEAL, TATUM O'NEAL "PAPER MOON" 1:25, 3:25, 5:25, 7:20. 9:20 P& III OMlO SuhTrrtUAC.EUIOITGObLB "SISTERS 1:45 3:35 5-711 A 975 J BROCKTON CINEMA CENTRE j fWtS7GATl WALL-RTS.74 27'TO3-g833f i mm mum. humi mum "AMERICAN GRAFFITI" 1:15, 3:30, 5:30. 7:35, 9:40 Lp "SIDOHABTHA" 1:00-3:10-5:15-7:20-9:20 DE HI AMERICAN FILM THEATRE PRESENTS "THE ICEMAN COftETH" 1:00 i HO TICKETS AT B 0. MATS EVES 5 NO PASSES V mm STREISAND, fioitflf flEOrDHO "THF WliY WF WFRF" 1:00. 3:10. 5:20. 7:30. 9:45 l! AMERICAN FILM THEATRE PRESENTS "ICEMAII COMETH" - (FRESH POND CINEMA SOLD OUT EVES CINEMAS SAUGUS & STONEHAM TICKETS at BOX OFFICE MATINEES $4.00 EVES. (5.00 NO PASSES FRESH POND CAMiRIDGE 547-8DU0 WALTHAM 890-1064 STONEHAM 438-4050 SAUGUS 321-1345 t!HM: ooay 9:30 63 SAUGUS. CAMBRIDGE. STONEHAM i 1:30-3:30-5:30-7 30 t:30 Cleveland Circle, Wobnrn, Lawrence, Dedham, Neponse Revere, VFW Parkway "Barbra brilliant in 'TheWay WeAere'.- There is a wonderful on-screen chemistry between Streisand and Redford, lively, frankly nostalgic entertainment." STREiSAPJD T0G1THEH! THE WAY I7EBE I ...3 1 -JOHN KE'Cn. n!:.-c mrin in au.ia' imimswal"liH . w J mnm "NIGHT of the FULL MOON MURDERS'' H , . . 11 II y "'is there sex afihoh!: H kw-i !l " 8 w7iwwii ay VCIRCLE THEATRE Cleveland circle s66-4040 tMTftftPlifSvdK !wiittaoiiesj ajiaiaisiaaiakiaw -umiaw noninatan.V, pn' S vLt'JJil-'vlif 'b?TS5'" 1 ' WCOll0lllU1 XI U CWSM1 all HI lS0SICCISSI8lilllT ; m,,- wlmi .AliCWCMt CINtMA 1 234 N 1 yrUWK.Nl ipi) I aViViS'li:li l RTE.128IEXIT391AND RTE.38 NEAR RTE.93 J IMIUA-JX'I ( "V I PTga MINUTES FROM GREATER BOSTON 933-5330 t Jaa4tMaialaLMaaaMn 1 K) -w"" ,5(7 SIAMESE TWINS : -N.I. Dai. Nt Xit DAY B fir . A J tJ i "mSLHJ H no T , 'A-' : AT BIRTH-- r . 1 - , SiFWwc'S 1 pis''" T'i' 1 1 til jH'-V1"'""1' ,"-JBMa.'i-a -g druiTi aaowlv lESSSii ; Titf I mmffimw sucntAst cinema 12 1.1 "CURIBBS FWLE" "BLINOAAAN".Rl J i fVueldav 720 945 V AT ROUTES 114 495 686-2121 J .wwKnwaMaiiwiiiiMuHuKaii : B-i '3 TT V KbJLt- Basii the best guNDMAN ,trf grai . il prdifeilyAfe ' ffM-AS-H- I -4t:l Q 'ilBHILY ST 7:30 - SAT. t SUN. COM. 5:45 1 XsffiffllilfeSfeaaaS' It''.: It V iiiUBzafe 'PAPER MOON' a J MEDFORD MEDFORD f;Man 1 f PAPER M00n3alS"vows DRAGONI laaBBaBf Tc B l'r111 I BIG BUSTOUT BRUTE CORPj 1 . m JImtf,irJLu I 1 ISEEliiSlI FSr-MEDFORD TWtN DRIVW AVON DRIVE-IN 584 7176 (G) )AtA!k4j(&J "LOST HORIZON" Ji1TflTilll "BUTTERFLIES ARE FREE" (PG) iTJa.l "i 'J. BArit DAY II """" " " ' T. am iM7An.K Tll'll r R a iT I J TOO JlMfcUrUK V I WW a f 1 UaM V FRIENDS OF EDDIE COYIE I AFRICA UNCENSORED BADGE 373 I CURIOUS FEMALE LADY SINGSTHE BLUES ! TABOOS Of THE WORLD FRANKLIN NEWTON CORNER lost Day New Show Wed. FELLINI SATYRICON 12:00-4:10-8:30 FELLINI ROMA ?:106?O10 30 Conl Mot. Duily Jl 'til 5 PM ; "FIDDLER ON the Boer MARX BROS. - "NIGHT AT THE OPERA" 3:45.7:30 & 10:45 "DAY AT THE RACES" 5:30-9:05 Ends Tuesday! Astaire Next "Romeo and Juliet" 6:30-9 All Seats SI .00 HINGHAM LORING Mon. thru Thurs. $1.00 Llto Minnelll CABARET 7:15 (PG) "LADY SINGS THE BLUES" 9:15 HYDE PARK NU-PIX'E CINEMA (G) 3614111 "FIDDLER ON THE ROOF" 7:30 SI. 50 Wed, to Sun. $1 Mon. t Tues. LEXINGTON PARAMOUNT I & II 332.7833 (PG) I "PAPER MOON" 2:30 & 9 "HAROLD & MAUDE" 1 & 7:30 II "MASH" 7:00 & 9:00 Mon. 8. Tues. only AH Seats SI .00 WEST NEWTON WEST NEWTON 527-3540 American Film Theater 1:00-7:00 "THE ICEMAN COMETH" NORWOOD CINEMA I & II 762-1200 I "FIDDLER ON THE ROOF" (G) 8 p.m. II "SISTERS" (R) 7:15 & 9:00 PEM BROKE-MARSHFIELD Ig-GCDSPELL" sll NOW'.NATICK DRIVE-IN PLAZA TWIN DRIVE-IN $4.00 A CARLOAD NATICK DRIVEHN "SEVEN BLOWS of the DRAGON "BONNIE S KIDS !5j "HIGH PLAiMS 0H1FTEB" -iSSo. "OLZANA'S RAID" JZZm w PLAZA TWiN DRIVE-IN J uiuiiee tuatoo aunatii Fi mm BLOWS of the DRAGDM" "THE B!5 BIRDCAGE m SPED 7 00 IH-m HtATESS BELMONT STUDIO 484-1706 (R) Adm. SI "CJ.OCKWORK ORANGE" 4:30-9:00 BROOKLINE COO'.IDGE COR. 734-2500 Mon. & Tue. All Seats $1 "PAPER MOON" 1 9:15 "A SEPARATE PEACE" 2:40 t 7:30 CAMBRIDGE ACTON ACTON TWIN CINEMA 2634372 I "40 CARATS" (PG) 7&9 II "ENTER THE DRAGON" (R) 7:15-9:15 ALLSTON ''. PJ"t t WORLD PREMIEREI Nell Young Journey Through the Past with Neit Young. The Buffalo Springfield. Crosby. Stills Nasn and Young. 4:15-6:15 & 10:15 B"lT?TtTi: -.J'Ea PEMBROKE JCT. 3 & 139E CAMELOT G 8 PM Tonite $1 DAY OF THE JACKAL" (PG) 7 t, 9:30 AH Sects SI. 00 LITTLETON TWIN CINEMA (RT. 2A) 484-600 I ENTER THE DRAGON 7:15 & 9:15 II "SOYLENT GREEN" (PG) 7 p.m. "SKYJACKED" (PG) 9 p.m. Mon. & Tues. SI .00 Niqhn QUINCY STRAND 472-1425 (PG) Ryan O'Neal "PAPER MOON" 1-7:45 "SEPARATE PEACE" 2:40-9:35 Mon. Thru Thurs. Adults $1.00 WOLLASTON-QUINCY MALDEN My Little Chickadee nKH liC Fulfil 4:00-7:10-10:25 "DESIREE" with Gary Cooper 5:304:45 ElKttH n m n i s THE ICEMAN COMETH tit M.HtflH fKIMFRI .K trr.; SVE THE TIGER WOLLASTON 773-1600 "Stand Up & Be Counted" (PG) 7:30 "OKLAHOMA CRUDE" (PG) 9:1$ All Seats $1.00 M.L SEATS 'UK TAPIB MOON" O WEST ROXBURY VILLAGE CINEMA 325-0303 American Film 1:00-7:00 "THE ICEMAN COMETH" SCITUATE MAYNARD FINE ARTS I & II 897-2100 I E. Gould "MASH" (R) 8:05 II Charles Bronson "THE STONE KILLER" (R) 8 p.m. MEDFORD SOMERVILLE CINEMA I & II 395-9499 Med. Sq. (PG)"PARMoSN" 79:00 jSOMERVILLE-JROADWAY (G) "FIDDLER ON THE ROOF" 7:30 'TUTPI TP flU TUP Dfinr ADM "14 Harvari!"Ave'-277"-2l AO Mm A Tvo AtU. Sum SI 00 1 BAMS THE CRCM SLOWLY 730 (MFG Claodi laleucti j 2 Mil MONEY, MONEY Also "M'dnight Cowboy" MILFORD lh:ir4 CINEMAS I i II 473-1181 "Bona rhe Drums Slowly" (PG) 7 4 9 "ROMEO AND JULIET" (PG) 7 1 9:30 Sm. tin Thurs. $1.00 EAST MILTON DEDHAM J 'BANC THE DRUM SlOWirprt 7 - SOUTH WEYMOUTH CAMEO Tonite at 7:00 t 9:00 "PAPER MOON" (PG) SI 00 All PeHs. Iiceot Sat. lye. STOUGHTON Monday t, Tuesday SI. 00 CINEMA 344-3340 (X) PARE MOON IPQ1 141 9AMO THI DltUM SLOWLY T:30 - 9:19 Tonite Both Cinemas SI. CO DORCHESTER NEEDHAM PAPER MOON" (PG) 8 55 "STERILE CUCKOO (PG1 7:15 WTON CENTRE ARLINGTON FOXBORO CAPITOL 640-4340 Sun. thru Tnars. 51 fGi "fiHHbr fin Tho finnf" II P M V"' "" In, til I k IK HI I ,5 , 1 1.1 REGENT 640-4340 San. Thru Than A II I i i64S 9151 6: HddlerJ -TheDOcf 2 3HC & ti 7:W 1:55 ' MOCJT "LAST TANGO IN PARIS" 8 P.M. SWAMPSCOTT SUP1 LV 8-0071 Free PortiiKj "THE ICEMAN COMETH" 1 7:00 WELLESLEY PLAYHOUSE 235-0047 Rte. 16 Subscript. Series at 1 ft 7 eaayl Wed. Chaplin's "Moesieer Verdaur- WINCHESTER i -FiDBLEfl ON THj BpgjBijj j "LIVE ft LET DIE" (PG) 7:00-9:

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