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The Kilgore News Herald from Kilgore, Texas • 24

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Tr Page 24 KILGORE NEWS HERALD Wednesday December 20 1978 Big Leap An Unconventional Path to Stardom Soaps to Superman In a Single Bound Maybe Rice On Sandwich? SPOKANE Wash (AP) -Rice just might be sandwiched out in China Lynn Daft a White House domestic policy adviser who recently visited communist China says Chinese leaders are worried about the time lost when employees go to cook rice for lunch They think productivity would increase if workers brought sandwiches Daft told the Washington Association of Wheat Growers Monday Enough sandwiches for workers in the most populous nation would take a lot of bread and a lot of wheat -welcome news to wheat band to band around Long Island Joel really did come to California and he really did wind up playing the Executive Cocktail Lounge under the name Bill Martin He was here long enough to put together his band and gather material for a solid retum-to-New York album "Turnstiles" That 1976 album was successful enough to support a yearlong tour But it was last Stranger" which included the Way You Are" that made everyone stop and listen to the song -tales this New Yorker was creating i More than 700 persons were jailed in 1964 after demonstrations at the University of California probably the best love ballad of the Joel let it be known that he wanted success on his own terms he want to become a and pose for pictures at Studio 4 Joel 29 bears a striking resemblance to Rocky Balboa the pug movie hero created by Sylvester Stallone There is a swaggering street-pride to manner and his craft a pride that sounds inner alarms when the Hollywoood hypsters start bearing down His rock numbers even his love ballads are infused with a tough-guy sweetness vogue these days which makes Joel a darling to the ladies and OK-to-like for his male audiences After knocking about from playing the piano at the Executive Club Lounge handling requests for and if a hip crowd slowly grow weary of Hollywood and all those nifty billboards on Sunset Boulevard and head back which you realize you should have left in the place is one of real renegades an urban renegade one of those countless drugstore rebels with the silk cowboy shirts and Knotts Berry belt buckles Joel is one rare few to escape the glamour and hype indigenous to industry and somehow to live real lives Even after the enormous success of his The Way You By PETER BOYER LOS ANGELES (AP) -There are a couple of ways to go about the business of being a rock star The standard way followed by most is to make your way to California wrecking a few hotels and picking up some (for the critics) along the way Once here you write a few hit first songs about the pain and alienation of a life on the road then retire to your canyon mansion and mellow like an overripe guava You emerge occasionally for a TV special or a half-million-dollar afternoon gig at the ballpark Then there is Billy way It starts the same except once in California you find yourself not writing hit songs but You rock East never Joel not Farm of the manage in the Fifties was stiff and wooden there was no difference between Superman and Clark Kent except for the glasses "I play Superman much more off-handed and accessible When he talks the lines are not balloons out of a comic strip I tried to accentuate the differences between Superman and Clark Kent to portray a reasonable kind of schizophrenia" merely because of his Superman size 6 feet 4' 219 pounds 30 of it added by muscle-building after he won the role He also possesses a degree of Clark Kent rationality about the future of his career am terrified of he remarked live in an age where more money can be spent to exploit a movie than the movie itself cost I think needs any more exploitation It could open in Tibet in February and still be a success can understand how a company president feels: he has a lot of money invested and wants to protect his investment go along with the publicity but not as much as they want me to They 'd like me to do 10 to 12 interviews a day do four or five And limited my tour to four days in London three days here and four days in New Superman has been on the screen since the Until now the most noted portrayal was by George Reeves in the television series of the A suicide in 1959 he had complained that the role had blighted his acting career which had included films such as with the and Here to Eternity" only coincidental that our names are similar and that we both played Chris Reeve argued role By BOB THOMAS HOLLYWOOD (AP) tell Christopher Reeve any Superman jokes heard them all been Superman for two years he explains that time heard every variation of cracks and jokes about the character including the obscene Whenever I get on a plane the stewardess usually says glad to have you aboard because if one of the engines fails you can hold the plane So far most of the badinage has come from his friends and co-workers He is still able to walk the streets with scant recognition people recognize me it's usually because of a soap opera I did for two years of he says played a real heel in it the kind of character people of career will be obliterated in the hysteria during the coming months The $35-million film is opening in a few locations this month then will sweep throughout the world The onslaught of Superman jokes will begin ready for the 26-year-old actor said wearily either turn a deaf ear or manage a thin Chris Reeve seem to be the kind who would let the hoopla overwhelm him Not PetRitz PIE SHELLS twin pkg PQC 9 Vi In Bridgeford Parkerhouse ROLLS Ho pkg 69 Lite Lino CREAM CHEESE 0 pkg 79 Birdseye COOL WHIP 9 pkg 69 Borden's Pure Movie Reviews One Hit One Miss Borden's Cabell's SOUR CREAM ypt WHIPPING CREAM CREAM Philadelphia CREAM CHEESE i Light a EGG NOG 69 Cabell's BUTTERMILK 90 69 V2 gallon By BOB THOMAS Associated Press Writer "THE DEER might have been a superb document of the devastation to human lives caused by the Vietnam war The grime of a Pennsylvania mill town and the fierce beauty of Southeast Asia have been magnificently photographed by Vilmos Zsigmond and the cast is first-rate But director Michael Cimino allows the story to drag on past three hours with endless scenes of male camaraderie and war atrocity He also seems to have allowed the actors to devise their own dialogue a grave error The character of Robert DeNiro is crucial yet" it remains ambiguous His recent portrayals have all been inward-looking with little communication to the audience His talent is too great to remain so hidden The rating is much swearing and point-blank killing BRINKS shows how a clutch of small-time hoodlums managed to pull off the heist of the century the $27 million robbery of Boston headquarters in 1950 It was easy thanks to incredibly lax security William Friedkin French is expert at the caper movie and he wisely compensates for the lack of suspense by creating authentic atmosphere and a gallery of rare characters Foremost is Peter Falk He delivers a masterfully shaded performance as Tony Pino a (shoplifter) suddenly lifted to the bigtime Rated PG probably because of a few epithets possibly because of the message that crime can not only pay but that it can also be great fun Motion Picture Association of America rating definitions: General audiences All ages admitted PG Parental guidance suggested Some material may not be suitable for children Restricted Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian No one under 17 admitted Some states may have higher age limits New Albums Bring More of Presley Fresh CRANBERRIES Texas Sweet GRAPEFRUIT lb 29 New Crop SWEET POTATOES lb 39 Ready Made (Ideal for Gifts) FRUIT BASKETS Fresh CELERY HEARTS pkg 89 Fresh BROCCOLI lb 79 Fresh Green ONIONS bunch 19 Fresh PINEAPPLE 0eh89 Red Delicious APPLES CELERY 39 Piggly Wiggly BREAD 1 lb loaf Field's PECAN PIES 24o pkg $229 Banquet MINCE OR PUMPKIN PIES 24o pkg 69 Campbell's CREAM OF MUSHROOM SOUP 3j1 oo cans Nr Gladioia (White only) CORNBREAD MIXES 4pkgs 89 Tteo) (steD By JOE EDWARDS NASHVILLE Tenn (AP) -Like coal stockpiled for a long winter songs that Elvis Presley recorded but did not release are being used to heat up his posthumous record sales And Presley fans who still love him tender can be assured that there probably will be Presley records coming out for some time Presley's new album A Legendary Performer Vol contains two songs never released before and new versions of six other songs Felton Jarvis They Deck The Halls With Songs CHICAGO (AP) These men and women not only mop the halls of skyscrapers they sing about decking them with boughs of holly Scores of maintenance men and cleaning women are part of a 250-member international chorus formed in 1976 by Stanley Sochacz a former Nazi prisoner who escaped to the United States The group plans two Christmas concerts this year performances including include songs in Polish Croatian Spanish and Romanian we sing we have tremendous emotion happy and sad We cry as we think about homelands and friends thousands of miles says Sochacz Rabies Tally ATLANTA (AP) Of the 3182 cases of rabies reported in the United States last year only one victim was human the Center for Disease Control says Of the rest 2736 were wild animals and 445 were domestic animals The center said Sunday that 51 percent of the cases involved skunks producer has said there are "reams and of taped songs by Presley that have never been released The new songs on the current album are written and recorded for the movie and recorded for the movie Both were edited out of the films The album also contains new versions of the songs and Hurts and It Be Sim Myers a spokesman for RCA Records in New York said there should be different versions of most of the songs Presley recorded usually takes two or three takes to get the one they he said referring to recording sessions assume there might be alternate takes of everything he He also said concerts might have been taped which would provide another source for future records you look at Jim career been dead for years but still has stuff coming Myers said Reeves died in 1964 The new album is 64th and the eighth released or reissued since he died in August 1977 Presley albums continue to be big sellers with nine certified gold since his death The nine are Hand in Mine" "Elvis Sings the Wonderful World of A Legendary Performer Vol "Welcome to My and Elvis Presley Boulevard Memphis seems to be no letup in demand for his Myers said Besides the 64 albums more albums were released through sources other than RCA "There are maybe 70 albums available through various Myers said SHOPPERS Swift Premium Fresh Dressed BUTTERBALL oFtwtc TURKEYS lM4lbwlb99t lb Fresh Dressed Super Tte FRYERS TURKEYS 79 lb mwm lb i.

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