The Ogden Standard-Examiner from Ogden, Utah on October 3, 1971 · Page 30
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12B Ogden Standard-Examiner, Sunday, October 3, 1971 Logos Help To Film Theme Portray ' '' «0 "• •' Film Company Moves Into Culture Fieldi , u j : j. .T.-™~,.4.i. T\« . n-.i-^.-v ivrrtntni'han Rsrrv Snlli- want exosrts seeing the fibns HOLLYWOOD .(AP) - WTiat's a big, profit-minded movie company.like MCA-Uni- versaldoing in the culture'busi- ness? "We have been in educational and reshaped it. : Kemetti. Do-,cardo Montalbah, Barry Sulli- want exparts seeing the We nave oeen in eian-iuiu «", f r,,™*,, TUT,,, van Wirfiflrrt Carlson and Rich- and saying, 'I've see films for some time. About four years ago, Universal commissioned foreign film makers to create'a series of films about art and artists, to be aimed susxs? sr f & s-S s&£ HOLLYWOOD (AP) — Greeting each other one. morning on location, a couple playing high- school sweethearts leaned forward and with clownish solemnity touched foreheads. An . alert photographer grabbed the shot—and the logo for the movie "Red Sky at Morning" was born. _ I Logos are symbols or identi-1 fiers intended to advertise a| film's essence or theme. By constant repetition on movie pages, billboards and lobby j posters, they aim to arouse interest—and patronage. Some memorable logo's include Clark Gable carrying Vivien Leigh upstairs in "Gone With the wind" . - A racing chariot—and -the] . _. „ title "Ben-Hur" carved cut of a; "Clay Pigeon," an acting-ad- 'Clay Pigeon mountain _ c ven ture fita from MGM, now The co-hit .feature TWO OF HOLLYWOOD'S aspiring young stars are French singer-actor Jean-Paul Vignon, who if trying to break into movies or television, and actor William Tepper, whose first acting job was the starring role in "Drive, He Said," the first directorial effort of Jack Nicholson. • 'Clay Pigeon' Playing At Ginedome Theater is Get announcement that the company unveiled last week a new series of films called "Museum Without Walls." The premiere will not be at a movie theater but at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Openings will follow at New York's Town Hall -on Oct. 5, UCLA on Oct." 25 and the Pasa- den? Art Museum Oct. 26, Fifty other bookings in museums, and universities have been set for Seattle, - San Francisco, Fort Worth, Berkeley, San Antonio, Washington, D.C., Kansas City, New Orleans, Boston, Atlanta and other cities. WIDE RANGE Patrons will see five programs of 11 films about art ranging from earliest times— "Crete and Mycenae," "The Greek Temple"—up to the present day—"Picasso: Wai- Peace and Love," "The Art Conservator." Wiliiam Burch, who heads uruversal's- industrial and corporative film division, ex- "The films that resulted were tour de forces for the film makers, but they weren't' art films. We took what had been shot nahue of the L.A. County Museum and Douglas Cooper, .a noted art historian,, supplied advice. .A lot of material was reshot, and. new narratives. and snores were-added. By PERFORMERS "The narratives were delivered by such performers as Ri- var., Richard Carlson and Richard Basehart." . The result: Eleven films 50 to 55 minutes in length, with as much historical and color accuracy as possible—"We don't 11UUA11.CI.LH ... More recently, the outline of a woman's bare leg reclined, knee bent, above an academic cap for "The Graduate." FOR VICTORY playing at the Cinedome Thea-j ter, stars Telly Savalas, Robert j Vaughn, John Marley, Burgess] Meredith, Ivan Dixon and Tom j j Carter." plained how project The surrealistic "M-A-S-H" [ Stern. at e'iiblem had two fingers in a V- for-victory sign, the forfinger supporting a hairnet. Where the w-ist should be, two feminine legs, extending downward, stood on high heels. Umbrellas were featured least twice. Julie Andrews sail ed along under hers in "Mary Foppins." Windblown Sarah Males' flew away from hers for ".Ryan's Daughter." The "is" form has been recently popular: a sloppily clad Sinatra—"Sinatra Is Dirty "Paul New- Filmed in exclusive mod. hangouts around Los Angeles and Palm Springs, "Clay Pigeon" is the story of a Silver Star winning Vietnam veteran who finds himself the pawn in an explosive hide-and -seek game between the government in.d a powerful drug syndicate. Based on an original play by Buddy Ruskin and Jack Cross j Jr., "Clay Pigeon" explores the hard drug problem in the U.S.j ! which has now reached epidem-j Dingus Magee ... ----man Is Butch Cassidy "Paul Newman Is Harper. i ic Do logos really help the bos- ^ e "p roduction h as one of the, °^dS Otto Preminger has | longest. and most dramatic j estimated that artist Saul Bass'j cr ash scenes in film history j landmark log for "The Man | when a j^k w jth men aboard \ With the Golden Arm' added at Qver lg times down a steep i least ?1 million to the gross. Greene, who was; A c a d e m y j was ed i t or on least ?1 million to the gross. mountain side . For the Frank Sinatra turn I Danford Gr about drug addiction Sass| minated for an says, he drew a jagged ^al-, for M ASH. formed arm to symbolize me, _—. way addiction distorts and destroys life-" , ! No Will for $40,000 When the movie opened on; Broadway, the symbol had bH SYDNEY (A?) come so well known that it shaw. a Sydney Hower stall op- aione appeared in Times eiiLHit; <i^uw*v.« Square lights. No words, it was felt were necessary. 'The logo is still regarded in the ..trade as a. classic trendsetter. Most Logos come from tne drawing boards of artists in movie studios, New York ad agencies and such specialists as Bass, Sandy Dvore and the brothers Bill and Charles Gold, who maintain offices in Isew York and Hollywood. Creators work usually from scripts, or, sometimes a rough cut of the; movie. | UPSIDE DOWN I The Golds' artists sketched, an upside-down girl on roller skates for "Funny Girl on j Broadway and as a movie. The j girl's leg kicking out of a soup, can for "There's a. Girl m My, SIUD" was theirs. . ,, , i Bass 50, balding and black-; mustached, is widely regarded i as an innovator in the graphic I promotion of movies. To Bass, a logo is 'a configuration that conveys the es ; smce of the film and the title. His logo for "Advice and Con- senr-the U.S. Capitol with its lid tilted off—was adapted to political comment by Condon and New York cartoonists. _ ; Cigar-s moking, hairyi chested Sandy Dvore. 36, was! designing a Christmas cigareUei carton in a Chicago add agency in 1958 when he suddenly quit because: "It hit me that I d | probably be sitting in the same; place for the next 40 years. i Todav. from a plush office in ( Beverlv Hills, he's reputed to) take in more than S200.000 ai year as a graphic designer^ of i t-ade paper ads. Sunset Strip: billboards, product Packages., logos and film titles. His title d-4i«ns include "Three in the, A':'-c " "l"he Boston Strangler. j "W>i in the Streets" and "Me.j K Dvo're took a trade paper ad i for himself that sums up his i business philosophy: i -Vfilm without a provocative, -ampa'gn and titles is like giv-1 kg a gift in a paper bag^ I o o . erator, left S40.000 when she died at age 65. Australian authorities said. She left no will and the money will go to the government treasury unless relatives are found. OPEN FOR TRY THESE SANDWICHES HAM AND CHEESE PASTROMI ITALIAN All served with crisp salod and choice of Try our other fine sandwiches as well as dinners These arc everyday low prices ANTHONY'S 1160 37th (just below Harrison) Phone 621-6760 'I've seen that that's not Pi- painting and casso's yellow.' " Because of the reshooting, _ the films were expensive, from*$55,000 to $130,000 apiece. ''-"' SWEDEN... Where The Facts Of tife Are Stranger Than Fiction! Box 7:00 "Sweden" 7:30 "Monique" 9:10 "Women" 1O:40 PROGRAM NO. RATED X ' AVCO EMBASSY PICTURES HEAVEN AN5HELL IN COLOR rjf! NOr ADMITTED PERSON'S UNDER !>' (x) AH AVCO DOUBT miASE/ifl COLOR ™?.enjoysbothways! Bonus Hit Program No. 1 In color, "Women of the World," Rated X BOX 7:00, SHOW AT DUSK 1ST RUN TWO ACTION HITS PROGRAM NO. 2 : M!AMOUIMI RCWES KKENTS JtO»<RT JTlKKfldJ. MDFOftD PGUflRD UTTUF0USS flflD BIG HrUSY JkM ALKRT 3. RUPOY PfODUCDOH. f iked n BAN AVIS'OK* i 1 ColxbvMOWlA3 _ _ v A PARAMOUNT PIOUS il AND NOW,THE i m KCPX and IRVING GRANZ in association with ROBERT STIGWOOD & MCA INC, presents • JESUS GJIRIS1 Miniature Rare Books MOSCOW (AP) - A collec-i tors' club has prepared for pub-j lication a catalogue of nun-, iature rare books, many of I which are no bigger than a fm- gernc-il, Tass said. . _ I CONCERT PRESENTATION •THE ROCK OPERA- PERSON Cast of 52, .including Linda Michaels and others of the original cast album, full orchestra and- choir. Entire production under supervision of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice TOES.,OCT. 12- 8P.M. SALT PALACE TICKETS: 4.50 — 5.50 - 6.50 NOW CTJ SALE AT SAIT PALACE BOX OFFICE OJNLLY MAIL" ORDERS ACCEPTED .. Pleoje tnclete j«!f-addrejied, stomped envelope. •AT THE SALT PALACE- NOVEMBER "16 8:30 P.M. TICKETS ON SALE NOW-SALT PALACE BOX OFFICE *10.00 *7.50 *5,00 Doors open at 7:00 p.m. ^ (MAIL ADDRESS) accepted on Fir»t Come Basis 100 So. 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