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Film Thsi eiiiattbHOTriBttiu July 25,1 566 17 LAST -2D AYS PAtUATt" Ado. ming 1 SneHal to Th Trflnui nmnn back to prehistoric times, only mis time we used tanks instead of dinosaurs. The impact, finally, is a little man, in the midst of war, struggling against me sr? and Trevor Howard will be filmed In India, starting this fall, and the director who knows how to entertain movie audiences is already "opening up" the script by linking as much of the action as possible to the out about the French Riviera foot-' age in the story of the platinum robbery. "I love palm trees in films and audiences do, too. Palms give a sense of escape to a picture and people respond to that The Cote 'd'Azur is the most beautiful 100 miles in the world, photographically, but you need the right script for it.

Stories about high society bore average a i you can't reach them with a movie about life among the stinking rich in merit," to cast Mother Nature as a character in the film. "I don't, believe in allowing the scenery to dominate the picture, however," he adds. "This is a great danger, to be overly impressed with picturesque' backgrounds that are different from your own country. "But if you have scenes with long stretches of dialogue and you can keep audiences from coughing and shifting in their seats by relocating the action outdoors, making them more visual. We took spray the screen with blood and violence." He refused a film about the inside workings of the Vatican as "not my kind of picture I like to work outdoors." This preference is due to two a sharp analysis of the film business and an adventuresome nature too restless to be confined to sound stages.

"'I discovered, when television hit England, that I had to find a different way to make movies if I was going to stay in the business," Annakin explains. "I had to do things bigger than TV Maneuvering a locomotive pulling 25 railroad cars, an old Army tank and a two-ton tank the same scene requires nimble footwork. Director Ken An-ftakin, staging such action for The Biggest Bundle of Them All," is an expert at outdoor films. He knows how to bring iozens of exciting elements together on a split-second timetable. The tall, bespectacled director managed to put an international cast through its paces while ituntmen kept the fragile-look-tevintage planes in the air for "Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines." Later he dumped dozens of tanks, mortars and grenade explosions into the laps of audiences for "The Battle of the Bulge," utilizing Cinerama's three dimensions to add to the tenseness.

Now for the new comedy adventure produced by Josef Shaf-tel and scheduled to be released by MGM, Annakin finds himself working near with explosives, tanks, trains, trucks, helicopters and a Flying Fortress to tell the story of a group of inept amateurs who attempt to steal $5 million in platinum. His crew for "The Biggest Bundle of Them All" is Jfrenc English, Italian and American, and so is his cast Vittorio De Sica, Raquel Welch, Robert Wagner, Edward G. Robinson, Godfrey Cambridge, Davy Kaye, Francesco Mule and Victor Spinetti, 'LEARN AS YOU GO' How did he learn to balance all these elements? Annakin says he has no pat answer. Yoa learn as you go along," he explains. "A style emerges as you proceed from scene to scene, shaping the material in the way it seems to call for, I've done pictures with a small, intimate cast, like 'Swiss Fami-r 1 Robinson' and multi-star movies like 'Battle of the and the actors are never as great a problem as the mechanical props.

But fortunately there are experts on explosives, tanks and helicopters who know their work inside-out, and they smooth out any cri-. tis." With two top money-grossers within a year, Annakin finds himself in great demand but he chooses his films very carefully. turned down a movie about racial tensions in' Africa "because mere are enough problems in that area without using black-white conflicts to SCREEN DIRECTOR KEN ANNAKIN GOES WHERE ACTION IS "freedom of this life is great like a drug" Shaftel's story about a chauffeur, a chef and a musician who join forces with a con man and a deported gangster to stop a train and make off with platinum ingots worth a fortune "gives you real audience participation," says "because the characters are everyday people who get involved in a robbery scheme out of perfectly understandable reasons: to quit work in a kitchen, to end unemployment, to feed a family, to prove something' for their egos." He planned "Battle of the Bulge" for maximum audience involvement by "showing ordinary men pitting their strength against monsters coming out of the earth, a struggle that dates Oakland Light Opera Slates and! ALATHXA i ia "MIVAOA SMITH" "MAM fAHIJ- AnMlmat Lous Jiwiw VACATION MATINtl TUUOAY IM -IMT MAN INTO SfACr AND CAKTOONSI JLllin Iw4 DHWiWf Elixabath TifW-Rtchrd tmttm Margwtt ILrtlMffwtMtod Tavtw nnt vx-eoiof, i a Aitt MiWmii to. A lwi. 1 AITRCl Phona: 7W-1W1 alaU-Ao Bob Nsaa-f'hyHi WUm tor, did i err a woh nummh lhkli LEY Shattuck at Haita CantbwatM Daity PfM "iOIN Shown at A p.m.

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Pete Seeger performed in and directed last night's four-hour trwhich attracted a crowd of nearly 14,000. Buffey Saint-Marie and the Kweskin Jug Band highlighted the program. This year's festival cast aswe a strictly folk format for experiments with a program of varied music forms. The festival was aimed at presenting, "a patchwork of American music" and producer George Wein brought nearly 200 performers from this country and abroad. There was something for everyone at the four-day series of afternoon workshops and evening concerts.

folk artists on hand in-cluded Judy Collins, Oscar Brand, Bob Gibson, and Tom Paxton. Aging 'Falcon' Star LOS ANGELES (UPI)-Dap- per Tom Conway, onetime star of the "Falcon" film and televi sion series, was somewhat improved in his battle against a liver ailment Saturday night, although doctors at John Wesley County Hospital said his condi tion was "generally poor. Conway, 61, brother of screen star George Sanders, had lapsed into a coma last Tuesday. He regained consciousness Thursday, attendants said, was "quite chipper" and talking clearly. i mm mm IfcH 1M fcW 7:21 M.


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It was believed that the new-lyweds did not stay at Sinatra's home mere on the grounds of the Tamarisk Country Club. They were seen boarding the jet at Palm Springs Airport Saturday afternoon and the singer's personal public relations man, Jim Mahoney, later confirmed that Sinatra had arrived in Los Angeles. Shows Gain Conway was found destitute in a waterfront hotel last September and has been in the hospital since. MMNMkNi OMtfti cwpamiM msh VVJHllMHuflKHiR- RUKAjmN-jeiwirNf SSmS CF KATIE ELDER' A tOt WtST COAST THf ATt ExclBsivi EastiaySknriit TONIGHT AT AKI CHARLTON REX HESTON-HARRISaN THE i nm Uses' raj UjtJsrt Twiwwl fd am a I pm. tHursilt i rn Ba.

KSttUUmt-VZLtiaB MID RATTIER BE RICr Eicluin East Iq Starlit NOW! I00IS OPEN MS SCrB AflS rWOOOBIIS awe SiffiSIBffl-lSnWll I M-KAtnrf mmwma ni Rtw! Cutiitwi Itllr fm 12 Rns i ThatOTHEB jiPV 'Cnuoe to t' I lYiiuHflil'Vf! I at mi' i Vi r1 0 CvM mmmmm 7a1o Wf5T COAST TMfiTtf fit- i' i it (taaj Gilbert-Sullivan's 'Patience' HUDSON CASDINALE 'BLINDFOLD' TKCMWCOltMr- PANAVtSIOM S4J-I4I7 I JSI-703 B.I.iWrt -iffiBB- BERKILfY SAN UANDIO 471-5144 734-441 UNION "MCH0 riTY Dnve-la 33 pages of dialogue once, scheduled to take place in a room, and moved them to a garden setting. There, by maneuvering people around in the open air, the audience doesn't feel so locked in." In all, Annakin and producer wrote the original story for "The Biggest Bundle of Them All," transferred 65 pages of script eight sequences in all to coastline locations in Italy and the French Riviera. "This added $100,000 to the cost of the movie, perhaps," Annakin admits, "but it has enhanced the film by one million dollars in values on the screen. That's a worthwhile Investment in my book." Annakin is particularly happy included at least one Savoyard classic, with younger performers gradually replacing the wheelhorses who started "Patience" will feature several newcomers to the giant stage in Joaquin Miller Park; Annelle Delfs in the title role, Richard King as Major Murga-troyd, Corinne Christopherson as the Lady Jane and Robert Ka-prielian as the solicitor.

Also in the cast are Woodminster favorites Robert Harks, Bonnie Horfceck, Doris Baltzo, Edgar Iversen and Ann Wright, who was Ruth in last season's si aging of "Pirates of Penzance." Kenneth Van Qeve, who joined the Woodminster company earlier this month in "The Chocolate Soldier," is also in the cast. V'v i ONSTAGE! IS PERSON! TWO WEEKS ONLY! PEARL BAILEY 'CMLME UMtf JIM ti sus mm, mi I Entnin Bar Am Sknriif! PARIS At 2 attest WJMF Theaters ftSi ONE CF TKE "OLDEST! FILMS EVER SHOWN ft ilfl could do, and I had to use the outdoors in a way that televi-sion can not compete with films." As a. youth, Annakin traveled to New Zealand, Australia, Hawaii and California in search of He worked- as an itinerant a gold-pan-ner, a farmer and an actor. He rode bicycles, a 1928 Buick and any other vehicle that came his way, to keep going. "I know why some men want to be hobos the freedom of this life is great and like a drug, very habit-forming," he smiles.

Putting his theories and his love of outdoors to work; Annakin examines each script for ways to "add a visual ele- A -3 ANNELLE DELFS the same: the popularity of Gilbert and Sullivan productions. Dozens have been presented at the scenic outdoor theater, with repeats every few seasons of particular favorites. Every summer's schedule has '2 ia JCMTO OTERS cm i twxm CAXS AlXPCXTDR-IM OeJoa4 I Losli Caron I THE Shaped Room wki Oakland Light Opera Association players will observe a tradition within a tradition when they present "Patience" at 8:30 p.rO- Friday and Saturday Woodminster Amphitheater. The summer series of musicals, sponsored by the Oakland Park Commission, has been a traditional feature on the Bay Area cultural calendar since 1951. Even before mat, however, Oakland residents had indicated their enthusiasm for local musical programs by their vigorous response to the Victory Players in Gilbert and Sullivan nonsense and song.

It all started in 1940 with "HMS Pinafore," with the principals including Iris Jones, now a supervisor of music in' Oakland schools. The show was a solid hit, and so were the encores that followed. This encouraged the Victory Players, a group formed to entertain servicemen, to continue in operation after World War II. The name was changed to the Oakland Light Opera Association, and occasional shows were staged at Woodminster until the regular season -was developed by producer-director John M. Falls.

these years of change at least one thing has remained Pain-in-the-Neck Role for Thriller Jot a spine-tingling sequence In Alfred Hitchcock's Universal production, Curtain," German character actor Wolfgang Kieling worked for a solid week with a knife stuck in his neck. "When I accepted the role," Kieling confessed, "I knew something like this would happen, to me. I call it my Hitchcock la valier." Actor's Last Roll-To Be a Producer British actor Michael Medwin went before the cameras in the role of one of Sophia Loren's suitors In Charles Chaplin's production for Universal of "A Countess From Hong Kong." The stint will be Medwin's last before launching a new career -producer on "Charlie Bub-blps." with Albert Finney star. They live and love fromspinout io crackupl mm. jUmEtte AVALON FUNICELLO FABIAN 2nd Mouth Don't Mia Tl l-OMI PRESENTS THE ACADEMY AWARD WINNER "BEST fWm FILM Of THE TEAR! STREET "A Infinittly a REMARKABLE FILMI" UM TIMY THOMAS AllSTAII SIMS SJJ-4717 7f J-M33 SI1-154I HIIFU CEHTEI XIYNUI ThMtr ThMtra ThMlra OAKLAND FU MONT HCTWAID Jl i i A tPT" aJ Stem fjk iiU.lra.

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