The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on December 29, 1955 · Page 12
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 12

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, December 29, 1955
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*'AWty r /#fcj -'' "ISfelifr ~ar, . t: I WHERE TO GO IK Movie Sets • ,•- • . WITH •••• MASOr* i there's;- the "I knew MM -when" Club, drtd, the former scoffer who Suddenly becoines tp "old Palsy? walsy" in -need. of ! a loan, But, tHOLLYWbOD, CALIF.: — We're' partial to typical, Amer, ican successstories. They're all iabout u| b,tit r onc"e a man has ' achieved fame, people forget his I humble beginnings: — Of course, more^ofteri than not, the stru^tle to attain the top-rung pf the lad- def is forgotten' in the" glartioUr o'f the 'present; « • • , - , - * .' *-.. .*;-•' tfowheife in the world i can a man pa'rlay his own efforts and talents into greater rewards! than I s l° w boil, rights here, in America.-Which brings US' tb a self-made gentle- in .'many a moon. ; universal - International gath-> ered together a studio'iUll of the nation's top jazz musicians, Hi best teehhlcUns, , 6 Wonderful script and a top*n"dfch cast headed by Steve Allen and 'Donna Reed, They added Jop swhv» "names" galore, then turned these ingredients over to producer Aaron Rosenberg arid Writer-director Valentine DaVies, with Instructions to mix well and bring to a In ihe capable hands of such ML, 111 f^k) ttlJ fcVy H UV.4J. t* »UV*V- QV.4JK4.hl— I , t * 4 11 man named Benny Goodman, arid cinematic chefs, what else could one ' of the most entertaining you .expect than to get a^ large "life-story" pictures we've seen helping of a musical dish fit for Jens Knudsen ENDS THURSDAY: '"THE TRIAL''/ with Glenn ford FIR^f;SHOW SATURDAY NlGNt, STARTS AT 6:45 I-RIDAY & SATURDAY rffl If f j IT HXVPPBNBO SOMEWHERE IN THE MAZE OR BROOKLYN^ OUNGJLEI THE HAKED STREET PLUS THIS CO-HIT a king? And we do mean a '"King of Swing!" When folks no particularly enthused over thi type of music rave about "The Benny Goodman Story," you can imagine how it is received by the "hep-cals!" • i This film is not alone the life story of Benny Gopdman, it is also a pictorial history of swing music. There's Berta Geriton, Herbert Anderson, Robert F. Simon. Sammy Davis Sr., Dick WinSlow, Barry Truex, David Kasday, Wilton Graff, Harry James, Gene Krujia, Martha Tilton, Lionel Hampton, Ziggy Elman, Ben Pollack, Teddy Wilson, Edward "Kid" Dry and a- host of top music-world favorites. There are jam sessions galore, sparkling orchestrations, outstanding performances by SteVe Allen — as Benny Goldman — and Donna Reed — as Alice Hammond — that will play ping-pong with your emotions. N.Y.'s Eve "The;Dfiftin"flivef lb , cal musical duo, will be featured itt'ja stage show; at ;the Algbna theater at v.i, special midnight sHbw New 'YeWs Eve, Saturday D&& 31, at -,ll!30 b.m. Perry st JdhA and Larry Kueck ; make; up the duo', and will .sing 'and jilay "Sixteen. Tons" arid other 'new fMorites. < ./;V,.vV. • -:'v, - ',1 screen fare at the Algona Year's Eye only is "Mogam- starring Clark Gable and Aya Gardner. This is the first mowing of this adventure' film in ,his .territory, \ • KENTUCKIAN Young'Donald MacDpnald plays. Burl Lancaster's sbh : in "The Keniuckiarl," new ihrill hit in CinemaScope and tech- nicolor, which plays Sunday, and Monday' at the Algona ineaier. The theater will run-v continuously from < 1 on;'' both days of the N^w Year's double holiday. V . ' ' . Schoninf We caught Ihe Invitaiional Press Preview and, frankly; we're looking forward to seeing this one,' again." The ^Technicolor photography of cinematographer William Darnels "made us" gasp. We never knew that' a drab tenement district could" look so .'beautiful. And, what 'Billy Daniels does to Carnegie Hall, to say nothing of .the : platinum-plated. palace of iba" :Hammondi ,. would make an artist throw away his bi'ushes! Steve. Allen turns iri a masterful characterization of. the soft- spoken man of exceptional musical talent: The lad who lifted himself 'by his own ijootstraps "across the tracks" into our own ielf-rr)adeT ^American royalty by beWmin'g the ."King of? Swing.'' ' "The Benny Good- F. W. Fries • ON THE STAGE - IN PERSON! '. NEW YEAR'S EVE - MIDNITE ONLY! , "THE DRIFTIN'RIVER BOYS" Perry St. John and Larry Kueck Singing and Playing "Sixteen Tons and all Ihe new song hits! ... ALGONA^ celebrafion SAT. 7 DEC. 31 at 11:30 P.M. * THI.', DEC. 301h Old Timers New Years Eve ANDY DOLL and His Ridge Riders . .„ .Hats—Horns-^-Leis Noisemakers —• Ballons etc. • • ; -'Adm.'; $1.35 , »v SAT.. DEC. 31st '' See Old Year Out and , New Year In , Gala New ' Years' Eve Party HENRY CHARLES & Orch, . -Ballons—-Halt—Noisernakers ! Horns—Leis—Blowouts ' . and etc. • A. few reservations ' open Adm. 2.22 plus "tx. tot. 2.50 SUN.. JAN. 1st 1st Dance of 1356 On The House MID-WEST CARAVAN Western, Old Time and Modern : • Free Pop. Popcorn, Ice and Hoi Dogs SATURDAY A,M. ( ( 10:00) Single Admissions 25c and SOc 1st SHOWING IN ALGONA Tickets Now On Sale Children SOc Adults 75c MOG/WtBO IT MEANS "THE GREATEST I" CLARK "*" fi " q AVA GABLE-GARDNER^ GRACE KELLY - ^fc'^i «n M-C M nciune See Mickey Mouse Donald Puck Bugs Bunny • The 3 Stooges • Little Rascals And All Your Favorites This is the first of our series of 8 Saturday Morning Specie! Children's Shows) Children Ihru the 8ih grade may tiuy a season ticket good for all 8 movies for 51.00. BE SMART! SAVE A DOLLAR! Season Tickets on sale Thru Sat., Dec. 31$t ' man StoryV runs, the. tender romance of .'a"'sliy ( -, tenement-boy who became ' a gpefit Musician aijd fell in love with, a 'woman of high social standih^X^A- romance. 50 formly . Understanding that it bridges, all obstacles with its depth of sincerity. ' Record shop, proprietors . can lock up their platter-pavillions and go fishing while .-this film is in town. They'd .'better be rested when they hdvq -to 'face a thundering stampede of "hep-cats" in search of the" new. orchestrations of their old favorites. Capitol's "Fletcher Henderson Stomp/' by .Toe Carr and The Carr-Hopps'and "Memories of ; You" by the same «nmHo. has flatter-happy • Film- landers spirining^at' me moment. We've never •»worked up any sizeable lather : ovet- swing HUntil now, but' we must confess that Benny's biog has rounded a few corners off the old Mason "Square!" , . . Six Winners , >,t,,l,Be sure and rfiad this page thoroughly and "if you ipot your name individually, you will receive free admittance to the outstanding movie,. "The Kentuckian," playing at the Algona Theater Sunday and Monday. Just give your name at the box office. Students Yule Program At Livermore Livermore—Students of Livermore school presented a Christmas program in the field house last week Wednesday, evening. It was directed by Curtis Rusted, school music, teacher. The Christmas story was told in six scenes in pantomime for which the musical group furnished background music. Mary Drummer and Tom ,Colwell took the parts of Mary and Joseph. Barbara Raney, Patty Collins, and Linda Hawkins were the angels. Gary, Erdman, Tommy Brown and' Ted Collins played the shepherds; .Jerry Hewitt, Mike Stoddard and Keith Smith were the wise men. About thirty grade children under the direction of Glenn Bell, served as a choral reading grtfup. Phyllis Mackintosh was" the 1 pianist and Mr Rusted played the Hammond organ. A large audience ' attended. , . Guests Friday evening at the Wayne Vaudt home in honor of the second birthday of their twin sons, Dennis and Dean7 were Mr ' arid ' Mrs Art VaUdt and Marilyn and Mrs Mary Hauck. Mrs Wilfred Gisch and son 6l Glenview, Minn, spent last week here with her parents, Mr and Mrs Charles Claus. Mr and Mrs Charles Braatz and family of Clear.. Lak,e and '• Mrs Warner, Braatz and. -two-'daugh- ' ters were Saturday evenirig visitors at the home .of Mrs .Frank Sprong. ' ' Mr and Mrs Julius Becker attended a Youngwirth Christmas party John YoujigwJrfh MMe { ley. Otlief s jtWfidini. and Mi's Dick' May'-bf Gp Mr arid Mrs RichaM . iHi.. ft HU -XVllp > JLifllflltU U tX VU11H W-il *J1^ Mr arid • Mrs. Jbe KriSBps, Mr, arfd Mrs ; Larry Youngwirth : arid/yMS arid Mrs Luke Youngwirth , and family, all of^WesIeyi;! :X- ''f^ 1 The LaWrehce';:Hauck family had an early Christmas atl.the, home of their* son, v Wallace Hauck, and family Friday, DecV< 16. Saturday . they, left-'v 1 for where they will speiid'f few week's Vatation. dinner guests it' Holmes hbrtie were M Mrs Ed Reimers and son of on, Mr, and Mrs Harold Fre'dei> ck,. and Mr t and Mrs Robert White. . -.;- . ' Donald Smith! ,who Is-attend- ng ,St.'• Bernard's i Seminary 5 rvia Jubuque, arrived •• home Frfda' o spend 'the holidays, with h mother, Mrs Johanna Smith. -« Dinner guests Christmas Eve ,t the Ted Wagner home were'Mr rid Mrs GusvBqsallis 'of Stdrm >ake. Mr and Mrs George Lett- rtz, Mr and Mrs'Alvin Leriertz nd lamily and Carol Wagner, vho is taking 1 nurse's training irr CHrlstfilaii dlhherV|ufefit^j||',.. the hm^EsWe^Uliv! .'"IjStrs Leon Millfcffspehts Christmas with'her daughterrMr's Hart Glmer, iand^fairiily, in, Renwlck. ort Dodge. Mrs Yvonne Roark of ,'Del domes, Mr arid Mrs Lawrence 'uhrmann and famijy arid' Mr| Lena Fuhrmann and Nick. BesCji Were Christmas dinner guests -a't the Sylvester Fuhrmann lipme.'- Mr and Mrs Kenneth'Howard and sons', Jimmy and Jerry, have gone to Miller, S. ,D.; where 1 they spent Christmas^with, Mrs [How-, ard's sister, Mrs Paul •RobmsqlT, and family and her brother^Clayton and ,Ted-Jennings, arid families. . /•• . , ..'"?* Mrs Yovonne ; Roark of 'Deis;' Moines i spent the 'Christmas weekend here .with .nor Barents'. Mr and Mrs Sylvester. Fuhrmann. John Fuhrpiann; ; who. was i a oatient in Mercy hospital in Fort Dodge,! has returned home; 'There was no 'serious'injury from -M,' >»nt -fall: : •.•••• < -: A-,-;,* ', Margaret Weyer, who teaches at Dysart, has .arrived 'home 'to spend the holidays with 'her mo- ^, , . R. W. Bearasley speht B WW "days' last week:. VisUlrig ! hef |6n Orin and wife,at)Ioiya,,Clty. '^Dinner guiests Christmas, Eve 'at She Howard Battdn home wefe Mr, .and Mrs Cecil Smith,\ , Mrs ' Op^r Jories and son, Ricky and Mr and Mrs Virgil Smith and family. . ...:'••• ... "•? •• * ,Mr and Mrs George Lenertz entertained Mr and Mrs Gus Bos;all|s of Storm Lake; Mr and Mrs Ted Wagner 6! .neat LUVerne; Carol Wagner of Fort Dodge and Mr, and: Mrs Alyin L'enertz and family at diriner/Chi'istmas Day. V Mr; and Mrs/ William ' Anken' Jibfh'f-ijS! '-Mr SMUts Phil loit fteftr " wdfe- fit tHb •yJatties .Rufloie of v LeMars was seriously; hurtj.'wHe'rt Ke fell 30 feM. While iwafkjifi^ on an old REA line. Hfei slipped and fell front a*|)latforni^suspended from, the'end bf,a bobm;' \. Mauiie* Ctiiham baue'r and son Ft. IDodge : and Larry Goleman ,ol Eagle Grove spent I Christmas with 'their parerits, Mr arid Mrs s W; L. Coleman. > .•,.'. ,,. • '?" Mr and Mrs George'Fpth s : pfent .Christmas with-.Mrs Fbth's mother, Mrs 1 EJlsbecken at-the" home of her sister, in Bancroft. lf ' ' '' Mrs^ Lizzie Nygaardt -Mr''arid Mrs Virgil Snnith and family/and Mr and Mrs Roy. Nygaard and thVee children spent Christmas Day, at' the' Andrew .Nygaard hbiiie in"Fort Dodge . / ;• Mrs Dorothv\ : Malkmus arid Katie, Mr and Mrs Harold'Thorns and. Mr and Mrs Peter Malkmus 1 jsperit Christmas eve at the 'John Renquist home.. '.'-•IjOis and : Shirley Rarfey and tneir sister, Mrs Charlotte! who are all employed in Cedar Rapids, sipent the Christmas holiday here, with .their parents/Mr arid Mrs Guy Raney, : :Mr and Mrs John Rehduist and 4wo children..spent Christmas day with his parents, Mr "arid 'Mrs Rudolph Will PLANMION BALLROOM WHITTBkpHlt, IOWA Friday, dee. 30 SPIKE HASKELL , ': ' L _ 1 _|_ JI: |> J r_' l: ' j'm.'- , ' | L JL _ ' ^ Saturday, Dec. 31 :-•>• .New^Ve'ai/'s.-Eve' . LYNN KERNS • Sunday, January 1 JACK COLE . ^ „, - • ,, „ Friday Jan. 6 ANPYDOLL > Sunday, Jan. 8 DON HOY Friday, Jan) 13 RAY STOLZENBERG •:...'. . '•"•';-.'u"' : ' -.:•'' ^ 4*' ,'tyo ;Mdyqnci.; Booth. •!. . s '••'• -,' Reiervatlont - <jj$ , Doors Open at 8s30 '•*•'', Ilda Elliott SUNDAY and MONDAY (Continuous Both Days from 1 P.M.) Hunter M. Frontiersman.,, Adventurer... He vvas all these and more-this Kentuckian they called a Moiuntaln of a Man! Barry's Recreation League Standings Hawkeye '•'• Lanes League Standings Published each week through Courtesy of Merck Dist. Co. & Storz Brewing Co print t/ Technicoloi* Also Starring DIANNE FOSTER-PIANA With our greetings to you go our sincere thanks for your Idycflty and friendship. May you find great happiness in the New Year ahead. . LEAGUEi$fAND!NOS RESUME AGAIN NEXT WEEK! The above Bowljng Standing* are Freienied to You Each Week T h » Courtesy ol MORC like a ref r 1 1 hinp dipi |fr what if t«ik« to satiify y9 «r tWr»fc" ioijh '^Wf n glaijf ul i* a toosf »e pleqfura -y.' f^/.--,' ''.* '' . • '. :.'.' ' ' '*' . You'll why fmart modern* )if* t99. Tl|flt'i $t»r? If tirwly

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