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Swimming pool, garage, restaurant dnd cocktail lounge CoI&ji ad Junrfli Avn. Phct 2-BB73 Ch!hja.L-i), Chih. Mct arts .Mb ck.vpts Pkoinap cemeK juarsx fDeTcjcj CoEonuiX RolaurnI Bar FABULOUS MEXICAN PLATE $1.25 9 A.M. -8 P..11. SUNDAY Til ft 1.1 TlUJnSDAY 3 A.M.-S P.M. F1UDWS AMI SrVTCUDAVG Fit EE PlIIKlNf. SHOWTIME Page Tea University Galleries Show Opens "Neiv Direcnons in Print-making" is the current exhibit Carton Memorial Galleries, ibe University o! Texas at E! Paso. The exhibit will be displayed until Dec. 15. The Galleries will l-e open Tom 2 to 4 p.Tl). Monday through Friday. New Bergman Picture Jug rid Bergman will star wi'h W'slier macthau in "Cactus Flower" at Columbia. RESTAURANT !?5l f JUAREZ MrTXlCO Elvis Tries Old Stuff on New fCy EDGAJt; PENTON HOLLYWOOD Elvis Presley, oil-time rocit'n" roll king, makes his first television appearance in eight years Tuesday a-c 7 pm. in an hour-long colorcast on KTSM-TV, Channel 9. "Singer presents Elvis" is the firs: television special or his own. and the motion picture-recording, star has a whole new viewing audience on which to try his magic. As a direct result oF he spc ciaJ. Presley recently appeared front ar.d cen-.er a: his first newspaper press con-ference since he was discharged from che Army after fulfilling His military obligation in "I'M DOING a special m .v because we figure the rime ls right and today's .music is riht." Elvis t rl il GO television editors ir. a rehearsal hall at N3C's Burbank. Calif, studios. '"Also, 1 thought I ought to do this special before I got too old," ht grinned, jefcrrins to f, full anl srscnuous month spent in rehearsals and die Tour U- io IG-hour days of tap- Scee Bintcr. producer-direciar of trje special, consi ders the time well spent. "THIS SHOW is a matter or vide j history significance," he told :he handful uF newsmen who lingered u'rer liie press conference. "Even if he :rie-s, Eivis can never do ano'.her one lik-e thiii one," Binder continued. f'Jt's iniroducinfi a yreat talent, at a particular stue in his development to a whnle new world that has never seen an Hlvis Presley like this hefcre. "Presley is one in a lifetime. We had Joe Louis in he boxing r.r.fi and we had Mana-lete in the hull ring. Tn his area, PrC&ley's the champ," Kinder concluded. TH PRESLEY sLcry befun in Tupelo, Miss.r when Gladys and Vernon Presley oecame pftfenis o!" twin bays. Jesse Garon died at birth, but Elvis developed into a strong youngsier, wDrting aftii-r scnool and Singing hymn-H With his Tami'iy on Sundayi;, As a teen-ager, Elvis paned with a i'.ard'earned S4 tu cut a record !or his xnrher's birthday. A music company execu-iive who heard ir asked lvls to record a song for bis firm. "Thai's All P.ih'.," Presley's first professional eFfon. net with instant success. Two long-standing relationships developed soon :herenft-cr. Presley tea-ned with the le-prendrjry Colo.if honorary Dixie ticlt) Tom Parker, still his manager. And he signed a ricordjnE contract with RCA Victor, stili his recording company. HIS FIRST release on the V i l" l o r label, ""riynrtbreak Hwel." ejbliihed him as a best-selling recording artist. Since then he has earned 50 gold records, each indicating worldwide salts or more than one mifllon disks. Awong his most Famous sorter are Blue Suede Shoes." "Hound Dag," "Don't Be Cruel," "Love Me Tender" and "Are You Lune-;ome Toniht?'- In addition, Presley recently offered a glimpse into a whole JCTSA-TV Telecasts Speao- L ''jilt HnVfl ". ;ijj ELVIS PRESLEY retums (o home tuh at 7 p.m. Tuesday on KTSM.-TV, Chnnncl 9. in the first ot his own specials and in his Eiret teteviiien apptarance since 19W. new as-pect of h i m s e 1 F by recording two bestselling albums of sacred music, "His ?iand ;n Mint" ani! "Mow Great Thoa Art' Presley's First motion picture. "Love Me Tender," also met wiLh instant success, The latest, a current MGM release entitled "Speedway," is his 29th reatirc film. TRESLEY mnde his firs maisJr television appearance on ' The Ed Sullivan Show" in 195G. He last appeared an television 3s guCST star on a Prank 5 Inarm spe-ia: in 1300. "Tele'islon -.s a different world from the movies," Presley observed Caring his recent press conference, "ft doei something ot you . , . it demands more cf you." Presicy pulled on a slender German cigar as he Fielded questions ranging fro his military service to marital matters ("1 think you take things more seriously wnen yuu're rriarried." tic said, seriously), "WHEN DID you start &mOftinfi',,f j,n ediicr pounced. "Jut snce I've been doing zhis special," E'.vis grinned, then added; "Actually, this is ju-si a prop. I don't inhale." "Are you planning pnorhcr television special after Lhis one?" qjericd a second editor. "I don'i think I'M do another one r i S h away," Elvis answered emphatically. THl SPECIAL Is an hour of alxiost straight music, with Elvis singing some two cozen songs, including such top hits as "Hound TJog" aid "Jaii-hOuse Rock" and a cn-uple oF contemporary n u m fa e rs written express. y Far the show. There is a minimum of talk when, ai intervals during the show, Elvis discusses such $ubjer,'.s as show business and naturally music. Elvi.n also sins a medley of gospel songs including "Sometimes I Feel Like a Mother- EL PASO ess Child." "Where Could I Go But to th-Above My "Saved." Lordv Head" "Up and IN ADDITION, a majcr pro-duction number keyed to Presley's rendition of "Guitar Man" tells he story or a young musician's struggle lq climb from a Kingston ca'-w a s h throuigh unsuccessful auditions to eventual modest TV Actor Comic Or HOLLYWOOD "I am a character actor, thank God" declares Jonathan Ha r r i s, glaring and gesturing dramatically. 'There are two areas I en n n into: I can play brilliant, stylized comedians, or I can piay vile v i M 1 a n s. Olivier (Laurence) cart du it. I've never mcl this R"C.it man I'd probably faint if I did but he, alone, with C i i F t o n' Webb, why had this talent, too, are my idoLs." HARRSr who is general: y credited with "scaling" the recent Lrjr in Space scries with his marvelous portrayal o( the iany Dr. Zachary Smith, says he'? gra:rfieti every rime he looks in a mir ror and sees another iine or gray hair. "Ah, great!" he mtiitersto himse.lL "you've added more depth to yor chu'.acrer. You can do it al!" This versatility, this theatrical framework Harris' admits to, is what has enabl&d h-.m to fulfill the variou.-i parfs he's had ir the the&ter, movies and TV dating back co a Dayton (Oh to J stock company in Next for This exuberant thespian is a role in CBS-TV's Lancer, the mere mention of which brought a d e v i 1 i s h smile to his craggy facade. HERALD -POST, Saturday, Audience success in a small Mobile night club. In essf-r.ee, the special pre seats Elvis Presley doing wfrnt he did a-decade ago. but it also reveals a new Elvis Presley who has never before been seen, "Musicians and erineers have improved the sound of music, and Uiai means I have to improve, too," he volunteered. "THE AL'DIENC E has changed too. They don't move , Tost as they used id," he iajghed, pointing out that his fans of a decade act; now young married couples, many with families of their c-Wn. " Personally. I'm getting-more interested in aenng, and we're always lookiris far better scripts for the pictures, crying to do mars mature m o v i e i. I'm interested in. becommg a contemporary actor, not just a singer." The show is Presley's first television headliner. It's his l i r s t television appearance, other than his highly rated mntiorj picture reruns, in eight years. And, like his best-selling religious albums and his redoubling ef fo rri toward dramatic accomplishment, it's indicative of n new, a mure mature Elvis Presley. FOR A FLYAL, Presley sings a song entitled "if I Can Dream'' which was written expressly for Elvis and she show by EarL Srowm. ' Can DreaTn" is a eon-temporary -p r u t e s t song, a song with immediate meaning. The fact that Elvis today cjn deliver ir, with power, is indicative of -broader talent, of deeper talent, of more inclusive talent than "Hound Dog" or ' Slue Suede Shoes-" alone mijft seem lo suggest. Plays Villian JONATHAN HAKRIS "HE'S A BLACK Irish roeue," Harris described his pan, breaking into an accent. "He's a leprechaun in M)me ways. He's a wicked man and a liar. too. Hc'5 on 5 o uhe Original hippies. "Oh, it was so nice to be unshaven and unwashed Fnr a change nd be dressed in tattered raiment." IN. THE LAWCeit enisode Harris sees a chance to be the protean actor, the real Janci' than Harris. November 30, 1908-

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