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Tuesday, May 8, 1973
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f k T. 6 Gofesbun M fster-Mo?f, Go fesbur Tuesdoy, Moy 8, 1973 i to /it? i -"L Sold Soon To Look By DICK KLEINER HOLLYWOOD (NEA) have been Lately, called movies a lot of things but I haven't heard anybody say they were a good investment until I ran into Pete Traynor. Traynor is one of those financial Wizards. He's still in his early 30s and a practicing millionaire. I hate him. Not ontv is he young and rich, but The he's handsome and he jogs every day and he skis and plays tennis and swims. He also has all his marbles, which is why his views on movies as an investment are worth listening to. He heads up an outfit called Leverage Fund, which invests money for doctors. At the moment, some 1,750 doctors are his clients. As everybody who has ever had a cold knows, doctors all have money to burn. FOR A LONG time, Traynor and his braintrust invested mostly in real estate. They put up shopping centers, motels and apartment buildings. Then he came to the conclusion that there was something better — movies. "I would consider movies to be the best investment today," Traynor says. "Real estate is not' so good any more — the profit potential is not big enough now." He says that a hypothetical $50,000 could bring in a $10,000 profit in real estate. That, he says, isn't good business. But the same $50,000, invested in a film, could potentially make millions. And that is good business. "The possibility of great returns exists in movies," he "And the says. "And the possibility of failure is minimal — the way we do it." That's the crux of the matter, that little phrase, "the way we do it." Traynor has gone into the movie production business with a young writer-director named Mark Lester (not to be confused with the Mark Lester who played "Oliver!") This Lester is a 27-year-old (T hate him, too) UCLA grad, who gets things done. THEY MADE a film called "Steel Arena." They have no illusions about it. It's a film about automobile stunt drivers, full of crashes and smashes, and it stars nobody anybody has ever heard of. "Our films," Traynor says, must have hard sell ingredients, exploitatioanl ingredients. They must be salable to a specific audience." "Steel Arena" is that kind of film. It cost $180,000 to make. Traynor and Lester have their own distribution company and they go in and saturate a market. They saturated Georgia with "Steel Arena," and in three weeks grossed $200,000. All their films will be PG rated, at the worst, and so potential FRANCES By VERNON SCOTT what your outlook is, according $ efnando VaI|ey ranch ^ to the stars: W JJJ j eave on i y his films as only memorial to the greatest movie n all in Hollywood's brightest years. His ranch, small by Texas standards, is only Id acres but was beautifully kept during his lifetime, and a gathering spot for his friends. Traynor TV sale after the theatrical market is exhausted. None of tbem will cost more than $500,000 to make. Traynor figures he can make that back in TV sales alone. S YEAR, they will make five movies — the second is called "Truck Stop Woman," which has a lot of action involving big trucks. Again, it's no Oscar winner but the kind of thing the public gobbles up. He hopes, by 1974, to be churning out 10 films a year. He feels that will be a lot better than building another shopping center. "A shopping center," he says, "is limited to the people who live in that area. A film you can take to the world." So the next time you go to a doctor for your ulcer, pay your bill cheerfully — you may be contributing to the rebirth of Hollyw A winding road leads from the sleepy Encino street past orchards, gardens and pasture to the house, a white brick and wood structure of enormous charm. Inside, polished pegged floors gleam, reflecting deep green, sott red and bright yellow overstuffed chairs and sofas. Gable died of a heart attack in 1960, but his widow, Kay, has Television's New Frankness Boosted By Diet of Earthy Flicks on Screen FOR WEDNESDAY, MAY t, 1973 March 21 to April 20 (Aries) Continue to hold off any direct action. You can't expect clear- cut decisions from anyone now, but someone behind the scenes IS working in your interests. April 21 to May 21 (Taurus)— Watch your budget. There are some who are enthusiastic about spending YOUR money. Pay no attention. You know your financial limitations. May 22 to June 21 (Gemini) Certain situations may irk, but they MUST be handled calmly. Al all costs, avoid anxiety and overemotionalism. June 22 to July 23 (Cancer) — A day calling for your best judg- Don't take action in a tricky situation before you've heard the whole story, and DO try to see the viewpoint of associates. July 24 to Aug. 23 (Leo) A day when your innate aggressiveness will pay off. Energy and drive will finally bring you some long-awaited cooperation. Aug. 24 to Sept. 23 (Virgo) — Keep eyes open now. A crafty co-worker may try to shove HIS responsibilities on YOU. Don't let him? Sept. 24 to Oct 23 (Libra) — Don't regard decisions made in the a.m. as final. Certain circumstances may necessitate re- British and U.S. government vision later in the day. sources said Kissinger may Oct 24 to Nov. 22 (Scorpio) — meet with Heath in what is dealing with as- believed to be Kissinger's only lamps and sturdy tables andblcs his mother more close!., chairs have a masculine feel to than his father, although the $e them. of his jaw brings to mind Clar the den is almost precisely Gable. He is a member of ad it was. Comfortable, infor-Boy Scouts and attends mat and with Gable's favorite books and paintings Intact* Outside the den is a large swimming pool with used brick house set coping and a pool under large trees—one of which holds a tree house for John Clark Gable, the actor's son, who was born four months after Gable's death. The stables still stand on another part of the rolling hills, set off by white corral fences. It is a picturebook California ranch which, doubtless, will be ravaged by bulldozers before long. T. I. Properties Corp. bought the ranch from Kay Gable for 1800,000, half of which will go to John Clark, kept the house much like It was Young Gable, at 12, is tall, when he was alive. The brass slender and blond. He resem- Kissinger, Heath May Meet; Peron's Wife Is Off to China private school not far from th ranch. Half of the sale price of th ranch, $400,000, wilt go int trust for John Clark. Hi mother has never remarried. Gable bought the ranch Ion before meeting JCay, the house and ether buildings for his third wife, actress Carole Lombard. At the time built Gable said he bedroom because didn't want guests. only the one couple In the considered (UPI) U.S. LONDON National Security Henry A. Kissinger will stop in development idviser more '30s Encino was "out in the country," without access to main roads. The ranch was a haven for both stars who entertained friends country styler-barbecues and swimming parties. The ranch was a jumping off place for hunting parties. Gable invited^ MacMurray the Gary Cooper, and other pals their to ranch to London Wednesday on his way back from Moscow to Washington and may conter with Prime Minister Edward Heath. Fred actor collect gear and head out by plane for junkets to Montana, Kolff, who has been working Wyoming and Idaho for bird than 15 years on hunting or larger game. of an artificial! He aIg0 kept severa , horges About People By RICK DU ROW HOLLYWOOD (UPI) - The new frankness in television shows was helped along by the increased number of adult movies screen. visible earthy, on the Television In Review more traditional values, was running short. Some of these films death. were being rerun to This meant that broadcasters had to depend more and more on the newer supply of 1 movies, with their contemporary values and These motion pictures began to move in on video because the supply of older films Wednesday Special EYE (looks, matter. Some of these tures were out- stations. Some were the newer supply of movies, with their contemporary outlooks, values and subject matter. The law of supply and demand was also working its way on programmers looking for new movies. This doesn't mean the floodgates are wide open. Far from it. Television is still basically conservative in its social outlook. For instance, CBS-TV shied away from putting oh the rock festival movie "Wo movie stock," which it had announced for this season, but which FRIED CHICKEN Choice of Baked or FF Salad, Roll & Butter BLUE ANGEL Kitchen Open 5 Till 11 combined subject|to condition televiewers tor\ lOT tms season, more frank material and eventually made network ex- attitudes on the home screen, ecutives nervous because of seen on local I And this conditioning was so^e explicit language and important to the networks visual material, because it meant that newer Then there was the movie outlooks could be used in "The Damned," which CBS-TV regular television shows. P ut 011 3ts late-night motion Furthermore, since broad- Picture series last year. By the time the network got finished ested in younger", urban editing the film for airing to the audiences — who oresumahlv mass home audience, DUCK INN sociates. As with Taurus, some may urge you to make certain commitments against your better judgment. Don't let yourself be pressured. Nov. 23 to Dec. 21 (Sagittarius) — Home and family concerns under highly beneficial stars. In fact, a recent domestic problem will finally be straightened out satisfactorily. Dec. 22 to Jan. 20 (Capricorn) — You have good reason for optimism now. A superior's enthusiasm for your efforts not only pays off, but further spurs your ambition and incentive. Jan. 21 to Febi> 19 (Aquarius) — Staff changes could bring respqn European stopover on his way home. However, the British Office would only would Foreign confirm that meet with Kissinger Foreign Secretary Dougl heart, lamented the destruction An ihe% Tannh fiW i AlfJn(t Orean Division Today those hll,s and moun " lP said Monday that the jf* ™ with homes, blaze interrupted several re- B "< 30 were search projeds and caused aI, , ve with game Horse trails $250,000 damage. criss-crossed boundless miles of chaparral. But that was another time, a $800,000 UreS. Vin/vanf- Alnt otirl TAI*VI (tUUlUil t UCKII1 W CXPfeSS Us Two NEW YORK (UPI) reputed organized crime fig- [different way of life Vincent Aloi and Johnl couldnt be 8 m to express PARIS (UPI) President Former Juan D. Argentine Peron, living in exile in Madrid, has considered himself ambassador-at- his country's his large since selected candidates personally to swept victory last March. Monday, his wife, Mrs. Isabel Martinez Peron, flew to Peking to discuss preparations for'"his trip to China. She GRAND 343-0325 Plat AT Jcur (Plate ol the day) BEEF BOURGNON Salad—3 Veg. & Dessert — 35.00 coq Marengo (Chicken with white wine, mushrooms, etc.) salad* 3 Vegetables and Dessert upcoming sibility, but don't be above pick- g^^to £ cfiStefaS bra, ' nS toSAf" Othe?s i %TeZVrimeZ SALT LAKE CITY <™> " to the exclusion of yours. Watch wmem * om - "Johnny Dio" Dioguardi, and nine others pleaded innocent Monday to stock fraud charges involving a New Jersey luxury car rental firm. The 11 and two others were indicted last month on 38 charges of selling 115,000 shares in the At-Your-Service-Leasing Corp., of West New York, N.J., at inflated prices to unsuspecting purchasers. The sun is 400,000 times er than a full moon. worth to Clark Gable. Now Ploying ?hru Wads. CLINT EASTWOOD Out Show Each Night al 7: IHILDREN Wc—ADULTS S NOW PLAYING Your Local fCerosotes Theatres you $3.50 Serving 5 to 9 p.m. younger, urban who presumably! 033 ^ _„ could, as has been said, have advertised products, and like to caHed jt "The Darned." it—the morft contemm. On the other hand. CBS-TV did put on Richard PRAIRIE PLAYERS PRESENTS ANNE FRANK -12-13 spend it—the more contemporary films, and video shows, Cold by television. with only minor deletions after Now, as the trend escalates, he refused to budge in his firm pproval over newer, televised movies)the way it would be seen, made possible in video shows is making it inevitable for viewers to be conditioned for even Plant cover is a combination your own interests. Don't let I them push you around. YOU BORN TODAY are endowed with fine discrimination, unusual business acumen and great versatility along artistic lines. You could write, paint or become an outstanding success as an entertainer — either in the 'musical or dramatic field. You could also teach or preach, and are capable of attracting large audiences through your person- a'ity anti magnetism. NOW SHOWING! 7:30 * 9:45 THE POWERFUL AND TRUE STORY OF SHERIFF BUFORD PUSSER WHO COULDN'T BE BOUGHT... COULDN'T BE KILLED LKING ORPHEUM Open at 6:45 Shows at 7 and 1:35 NOW thru WED! In Color • 656 W. LOSEY ST CURTAIN 8 P.M. of all plant life—mosses earthier motion pictures on the'grasses, shrubs — home screen. surface. on any soil Wed Thur. WEDNESDAY NIGHT SPECIAL FAMILY NIGHT Tickets O, Lindstro Sale At Dom's, Top Drawer, Wilkins Gun Shop, s & O.T. Johnson. Plus Tax / / ITALIAN RESTAURANT FAMILY DAY SPECIALS OFFER GOOD ALL DAY AND EVENING French Fries or Baked, Tossed Salad Kitchen Open 5 P.M. SPECIAL TACOS or ENCHILADAS H .50 FREE DELIVERY With $5 Order or Mora 5 PM -1 AM JOHN'S TACO HIDEOUT Phone 343-5610 <=w^ CINEMA I & II NEJ(T TO AHLANS N HENDERSON ST GAIESBURG -6224 Now Showing 7:00 & 8:45 Open at 7:15 Shows at 7:30 - 8:55 p.m. NOW thru WED! Up Your Alley RATED No Under Open at 7:45 p.m. Show* at Duik RATED-X PG NOW thru WED! ADINTS ONLY ID's Are Required. Calcutta! PLUS Fritz The 1 F * 1 o WATAGA, ILL. 375-9918 I WEDNESDAY THURSDAY GHETTI IN BURLINGTON, IOWA Ph. 319-753-2291 3003 WINEGARD DR. MUSEUM OPEN Fourth big season. Hundreds of fascinating exhibits in seven buildings. Collections galore. All beautifully presented. MEAT SAUCE SALAD GARLIC BREAD SALAD GARLIC BREAD DIRECT FROM A SIX WEEK ENGAGEMENT AT THE "DUNES" IN LAS VEGAS. THE RUSS MORGAN KENTUCKY FRIED CHICKEN Featuring: CARRY-OUTS 25c EXTRA Oozins of antique carriages. Winter Wonderland of slejgns, pobslftds, child's sltds. Turn-of- contury rooms, all authentically furoitnad. Old Curiosity Shop* with JACK MORGAN MON., MAY AM TIME VILLAGE MUSEUM ANGELO'S ITALIAN RESTAURANT The best of the big bands makes its first appearance at Pzazzi Monday, May 14. Russ Morgan's dance band plays outstanding music for your listening and dancing pleasure. Make reservations todayl Hurry! Tickets fimit* ed to allow for uncrowded dancing. 3f beautiful antique cirs f miniature circus, midwest's largest exhibit of old toys and dolls. China, glassware, clocks, firearms, music boxes, farm tools. Many, many mora. Operating popcorn wagon. Pieces of Chicken, Mashed Potatoes & Gravy Cole Slaw & 1 Roil . $1.45 NOW 1824 N. HENDERSON ST. PH. 343-0213 Reserve *5.00 ORDERS OVER $3 5 PM TO MIDNIGHT DELIVERY *Does Not Includej Specials Tickets Now.' Person CALL OR WRITE PZAZZ! FOR TICKETS TODAY! US-51 4 mi. south of Mendota, III. 6 mi. north of 1-80 Every day, 9 to s. Closes Oct. 31 Adm. |U0. Youths 75*. Offer Good At Both Locations 1017 Henderson tht Corntr of Miir & Farnh»m

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