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limerka^Clthm TV Contacts Are Continuing To Expand By IUCK £>U BROW HOLLYWOOD (UPI) Television contacts between the United States and China con uitue to expand. , In the not too distant past, we had the NBC-TV documentary Television In Review "The Forbidden'City," filmed in China tinder the-guidance of producer Lucy Jafvis, who was an invited guest. f As another example, NBC-TV Had broadcast a ballet rfrotn China, with Gene Kelly as the video host for American viewers. - The network said at the time that it was sending some of its television specials to China, including a variety-ice show starring the famous skater, Peggy Fleming. More recently, ABC-TV pre sented a special starring China's spectacular Shenyang Acrobatic Troupe, a broadcast taped during a tour in America by the troupe. And now ABC announces it has reached agreement with the Central Broadcasting But* reau of China on "a broad exchange of television news- See 'America'(Continued on page 11) COUNTRY MUSIC SHANGRI-LA INN 421 East Main FRIDAY and SATURDAY NIGHTS LAWRENCE HATCH AND THE XOUMTRY XLASSICS 8:30-12:30 friday, July 17, 1973 Local Films Force-Deeding: How Record HitsAre Made (Continued from page 5) Show Little Of Everything There's something lor every* body this weekend at the movies. There 's a John Wayne shoot-'em-up, a schmaltzy musical, a great hew comedy and two R* rated dandies at the drivel THE SOUND OF MUSIC, one 4k*» did not even bother to of the blfge*jnoney-makers of audition their newest songs, all time, has been re-released They played their .records for a new round of fans. Julie sound unheard is Maria, that payola usually surfaces. It's the marginal ones that need the push of extra airtime exposure. Most of the hit records, industry people will tell you, click with the station people immediately. The sales pitch* es can be avoided. When the Beatles were cranking out hit after hit in the early 1900s, sta- The Huddle Lounge PRESENTS THE RETURN ENGAGEMENT ' OF THE EVER POPULAR WAYNE CHAPMAN One of the Country's Finest Organists For Your Dining and Dancing Pleasure. (TUESDAY THRU SUNDAY-7 P.M. TILL MIDNIGHT) 1487 N. Henderson St. Andrews is Maria, the light* hearted ex-nun who teaches the Trapp family to sing. Rogers' and Hammerstein's music is memorable and the Austrian scenery is nice to look at. A family movie, at Cinema II, rated G. For you western fans there CAHILL, UNITED STATES MARSHAL, now playing at the Orpheum. It's standard John Wayne fare that finds Duke hunting down bank robbers. is THAT'S WHY there.are so many one-shot phenomena in the recording business," said a public relations man for Atlantic Records. "Singers make a good recording, and it hits right away. It gets air time, it makes a bundle, everybody's happy. But the same singer makes another record, and it's a dud. You never hear from them again. There's a list a mile long of one-shot stars: Bobbie The main problem seems to be £TO252^5 ,^iS? that two of the robbers are his sons. The plot gets rather thick in places. Rated PG. PAPER MOON has been held over for the third week at the West. Ryan O'Neal and daughter Tatum in the funniest new movie to come along since Shirley Temple grew up. The real star of the film is nine- year-old Tatom, who is a poker faced con artist. Madeline Kahn plays a sleazy bump-and- grind dancer. At the West, rated PG. Held over at Cinema I, DIRTY HARRY and KLUTE. Clint Eastwood as a rough and tumble gunman in search of a deranged killer. Klute features Donald Sutherland and Jane Fonda in a fairly good suspense film. Both shows rated R. At the Gaiesburg Drive-In, Bruce Lee's last film, THE CHINESE CONNECTION. "The master of karate and Kung Fu is back to break you up and kick you apart." Also showing, DEVIL RIDER, a low-budget motorcycle saga. Blood, hot leather, chrome and noice. Both rated R. Now You Know . . . By United Press International Boston Latin School, founded in 1635, is the oldest high school in the United States The world's tallest dam, at 1,017 feet, is the Nurek Dam of Russia's Vakhsh River. ' ELK'S STEAK & SEAFOOD DINNER SAT., JUIY 28 Serving 6-9 p.m. CUSTOMIZED PLANNING ECONOMY • MODERATE • DELUXE We'll Plan Your Trip To Your Desires Call 342-0104 ATA TRAVEL AGENCY 60 S. PRAIRIE ST. 3 Door* South of West Theatre Gaiesburg, 111. locally Owned With A World of Experience bert Harrison, Carl Dobkins Jr., Jimmy Gilmore and on and on. One hit, and then oblivion. They never made a second hit." In 1968, a singer named Alice Joy cut a demonstration record for Shelby Singleton f >roducti6ns Inc., about small* town Southern hypocrisy. It was rejected by the company's president, Shelby S. Singleton. Me liked the song, but not the singer's voice. Six months later, the program director of radio station WENO in Nash*" ville asked Singleton to listen to a demonstration record made by a singer he had been managing: Jean Riley, a little country, girl from Anson, TeX., who Was married to a Texaco service-station operator, and who had been working as a secretary at a record company in Nashville. Singleton liked what he heard; he then brought the singer and the song together. THE RESULT: "Harper Valley P.T.A.," sung by Jeannie C. Riley, was recorded on a Friday night, released the following Monday, and it moved to the top of the pop charts in two weeks. Within six months, it had sold 4 ,800,660 singles and it was a gold record in the United States, Canada and Australia. Jeannie C. Riley's husband sold the Tex aco station and became her manager. Jeannie C. Riley quit her job. She began guesting on television shows, bought a purple Cadillac, went to charm school in California, and rode FOR youR DINING & DANCING PLEASURE Appearing THIS FRIDAY & SATURDAY ONLY Entertainment by CENTERPIECE AT THE Sha^tonMotorlnn i THE INN PLACE" 1-74 At East Main 343-7151 8 Prairie Players AND Sheraton Motor Inn Bring DINNER THEATRE" To Gaiesburg PRESENTING Butterflies Are Free" JULY 20, 21 & 22 27, 28 & 29 DINNER 8:30 p.m. CURTAIN 8:30 p.m. TiclMti ara available at O. T. Johnson's. Llndstromsf and Bharaton or Phona 343-7131 for. H«iarvaMona.\ PANAVISION* • TECHNICOLOR* Warner Bros., A Kinney Company -PLUS- • JANE DONALD afllQWflQIIV in ah atari j pakula production 'Mute' ponavision® technicolor® from warner bros., (R| o kinney leisure service cr "DIRTY HARRY" 7:00 "KLUTE" 8:50 down the main street of Anson, Tex., on "Jeannie C. Riley bay." She hasn't had a fiit recofd since, and was recently S*«n advertising albums of Bygone hits on a television show commercial. "In most cases a good song will make it on its own," said Harry Brief, executive director of the Record Industry Association of America. "If the popular trend is acid rock, for example, any record of that type that is any good at nil has a chance of making it big. The percentage of records that makes the industry vulnerable to charges of payola fs very small -* it's the percentage of records that are «n the firing Vne r or marginal category. They need the extra push to put them over the brink. Air time is the only way they can make it." WITH A FEDERAL grand jury now investigating the rec ord industry's practices, and With Clive Davis dismissed .from the No. 1 job in the in* tiustry. the record business is' hiving its troubles. But not torney said.that no matter what happens In the Clive Davis case, or in the grand jury investigation, the very prospect of another payola scandal will leave its mark many people inside the indite- shortly: try Will admit it. Some even -i think youre going to see say it'* much ado about noth- to j 6t # record-frromo- ing. f ^Ti ^Vliit^iW'Mtedal," said irorman Mbbin, national promotion manager at United Artists. "It {payola) has been going on* as long, as there's been a (record) industry, and it's DO iffer«rt from^any other .industry." - But one music-business at- tion guys Walking; afound with coats, ties and briefcases from now on." Thousands of sea gulls fly each spring front the Pacific Ocean to Utah's great'Salt Lake, where they build nests and rear their young. CLOSED Will Re-Open Sat., Aug. 11 The EARL Knoxvillo COCKTAIL HOUR MONDAYS THROUGH THURSDAYS • P.M. — «:M PM. STARTING MONDAY, JULY 30 ALL MIXED DRINKS 50c CompUmaatary Hot ft Cold ttr«-«'oa«*aw SAMMY ROSE at the Piano Nightly 8:30 • 12:30 JIM'S STEAK HOUSE 851 N. HENDERSON ST. SUNDAY MATINEE AT 1:30 CINEMA I & H ARLANS OPEN 7P.M. - WEEK-NITES FEATURES AT 7:15 and 9 P.M. i . i— SAT. - SUN. TIMES. If 1:30-3:25-5:15-7:10-9 p.m. Now Showing! JOHN WAYNE is UNITED STATES MARSHAL Break tJietoaodtotJie ;mn yMiwanttosee, Looks Like Another Award Winner! And the & youeverwl. RODGERS-i IIAMMERSTEINS ^ .. ROBERT. 1 PRODUCTION THRILL AGAIN TO THE HAPPIEST SOUND IN ALL THE WORLD .^JUUE ANDREWS & OTRisnwiER PUJMMER a COUORs.DiUu ONE SHOW EACH EVENING AT 7:30 SUNDAY MATINEE AT 1:45

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