Garden City Telegram from Garden City, Kansas on November 30, 1977 · Page 11
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Garden City, Kansas
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Wednesday, November 30, 1977
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Page 12 Garden City Telegram Wednesday, November 30, 1977 Actor Wanted "Rain and Slush—and Stuff" By JAY SHARBUTT AP Television Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) - In recent years, this town has filled up with expatriate New Yorkers who work in TV and constantly gripe you can't get good corn beef on rye anywhere in Beverly Hills. But Frank Gorshin, the impressionist, actor, comic and singer, isn't one of them. In fact, after living here 22 years, he packed up his family last August and moved to Greenwich, Conn. Greenwich isn't far from Fun City. It's mainly known as the place to which New York advertising executives take the 5:40 train each evening. If the train is running. Why did Gorshin, 43, move out East? "I don't know," said he, here recently to tape an NBC "Just For Laughs" special, act in a "Wonder Woman" chapter and appear in a CBS salute — to.air Dec. 1 — to Elizabeth Taylor. "I guess I just got tired of the sun day after day. I wanted slush and rain and stuff." He commenced laughing about this odd desire. "There's a lot of truth to it, because I'm on the road a lot and see different parts of the country at different times of the year. But when I come back here, the weather's always the same. "It gets boring. I don't want to put the place down, but after 22 years here I miss all those seasons." Another factor in his East Coast move: He likes to act. Living here close to the film industry may sound ideal, "but I wasn't getting to do as much of it (acting) as I'd like to," he said. "And it's kind of frustrating. So I thought maybe if I get away from it, it might give me a healthier state of mind." Gorshin, a Pittsburgh native who began his career at age 17, is well-known for his night club impressions of big stars. At least 50 are in his mimic's portfolio, from James Cagney to Lee Marvin. Alas, the fame is a mixed blessing. He says producers and directors, unless they're fans and know he can act, sometimes are hesitant to offer him roles not involving impressions. "They may be afraid that if they had me on a show, I'm going to do Kirk Douglas or Burl Lancaster," he mused. Gorshin, who recently began a new role as a non- impressionistic spokesman on TV for RCA's new line of home video recorders, was asked about one of his most memorable acting parts in television. That, of course, was as "The Riddler," the cackling loony of ABC's famed "Batman" series of (he '60s. Has his enduring identification with the character hindered his career? "No, I don't think so," he opined. "I've certainly done enough different things as an actor. And I actually think it's helped me because it's still in reruns around the country. "I do a pretty clean (night club) show, I don't do any blue material. And families aren't afraid to bring their kids. So I'm always reaching new kids because of the reruns. "And they all want to come and see the Riddler." APPEARING IN PERSON 2 INSPIRING, DYNAMIC GROUPS SINGING LEDBETTER FAMILY GET TOP DOLLAR BEFORE YOU SELL OR TRADE CARS AUTO CARE COMPLETE AUTO DETAIL UNDERCOATING 275-5698 GARDEN CITY 709 JONES ACROSS FROM SAFEWAY Sebelius Maps Tour Next Week From Color Negatives S--COUPOIM" | ENLARGEMENT SPECIAL I 5x7 | COLOR ENLARGEMENTS I I I I • relatives at this low price. Special price from color negatives only. Does not apply to cole • slides. Coupon good one week. I Mellers Photo Drive-In I in Garden City On Taco John's Parking Lot • 303 E. Kansas • ^^•••Raal WETO. MAKE THE MOST /«j5L./l •••e^^ Have enlargements made for friends and WEIL MAKE THE MOST OF WHAT YOU'VE SHOT- NORTON — Cong. Keith Sebelius has announced he will conduct the second half of his annual listening tour of the "Big First" district beginning the week of December 5. Sebelius said the second leg of the listening tour would cover 28 counties in the western portion of the district and total more than 1,300 miles. He concluded a tour of 29 counties visiting with more than 2,000 citizens the week of Nov. 28. "We expect the citizens of the western portion of the 'Big First' to be concerned over the same problems; the farm crisis, the social security and energy bills and inflation. If anything, the frustration will probably be higher because the farm crisis is so crucial the farther west you go," Sebelius said. Sebelius urged as many citizens as possible to attend the public meetings. His schedule: Monday, December 5 — 8 a.m. - Oberlin Downtowner Restaurant; 9:30 a.m. Alwood Courthouse; 11 a.m. St. Francis Courthouse; Noon - Goodland Elks Club; 3 p.m. Colby Courthouse. Tuesday, December 6 — 8 a.m. - Hoxie Courthouse; 9:15 a.m. - Grainfield Legion Hall; 10:45 a.m. - Dighton Court- fiouse; Noon - Ness City M & C Cafe (Rotary); 1:15 p.m. Ness City Courthouse; 2:30 p.m. - Jetmore Courthouse; 3:30 p.m. - Dodge City Courthouse. Wednesday, December 7 — 8 a.m. - Cimarron Wheat Growers Building; 10 a.m. - MeadeCourthouse; ll:30a.m. - Liberal Chamber of Commerce; Noon - Liberal Junior College (open lunch); 2:15 p.m. - Sublette Courthouse; 3:30 p.m. - Garden City Courthouse. Thursday, December 8 — 8 a.m.-Ulysses 4-H Building; 10 a.m. - Hugoton Courthouse; Noon - Elkharl City Building; 2:45 p.m. MST - Syracuse Courthouse; 4 p.m. MST Lakin Courthouse. Friday, December 9 — 8 a.m. - Scott City Robinson Motel Inn; 10 a.m. - Leoti Courthouse; 10:15 a.m. MST Tribune Courthouse; Noon MST - Sharon Springs Methodist Church Basement; 3:15 p.m. - Oakley Courthouse. SALE INTO WINTER WITH FAMOUS NAME WOOL COATS! VALUES TO $88. 64.88 Now's the time to wrap up lor winter in long wool coats at a great savings. Select from single breasted, wrap siyles, raglan sleeves and set in sleeves. Plushes, tweeds, plaids and fleeces. Smart tall and winter shades of Camel, Berry, Grey, Blue Vicuna and Red. Sizes 8 to 1B. Christmas Bazaar Thurs. December 1 11:OOA.M.-5:30P.M * Homemade Crafts * Crocheted Gifts * Baked Goods 407 Washington Garden City THE FROM WICHITA, KANSAS AT THE REDEMPTION CLIFFORD HOPE AUDITORIUM 1412 NORTH MAIN STREET GARDEN CITY, KS. FRIDAY, DEC. 2, 1977--8 PM DVANCE TICKETS BOOK STORE-GARDEN DK STORE-SCOT STORE-DODGE Call the Telegram 275-7105 MAKE YOUR CLOTHES SMELL LIKE A MILLION AND SAVE 15< INTRODUCING NEW OUTDOOR FRESH GAIN You'll love the outdoor-fresh smell new Gain leaves on your clothes — even after machine drying! So try new Gain now, and get all this: A million-dollar smell. Great cleaning. 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He musl redeem coupons properly to get his money back REMEMBER, coupons are good only on (he brands called lor Any other use constitutes fraud TO THE DEALER: You are aulhonied lo act as our agent tor Ihe redemption of this coupon We will reimburse you lor the lace value ol this coupon, or, I) coupon calls for free merchandise, we will reimburse you lor such Iree goods, plus 5c for handling provided thai you and Ihe consumer hove compiled with the terms ol our coupon oiler By submitting this coupon lor reimbursement you represent that you redeemed it pursuant to these terms Any failure to enforce these terms shall not be deemed a waiver ol any of the conditions TERMS OF COUPON OFFER This coupon musl be redeemed by a consumer at the limo ot purchase of the brand site Indicated with the lace value of the coupon being deducted from the dealer's retail selling price This coupon is non-assignable, and may not be reproduced The consumer musl pay any sales lax involved Invoices proving purchase ol sufficient slock of our brands to cover coupons presented must be shown upon request and failure to do so may. at our option, void all coupons submitted tor reimbursement for which no proof of products purchased isViown Properly redeemed coupons wilt be accepted for reimbursement it identified by (he retail distributor nl our merchandise who redeemed them In connection wilh sales lo the consumer or Ihe supplier ol the products on which the coupons have been redeemed who ha* by widen agieemenl with Procter & Gamble agreed to accept financial responsibility, or to • holder ol our Certificate ol Authority acting for Ihem. 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