The Daily Herald from Provo, Utah on April 7, 1975 · Page 26
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The Daily Herald from Provo, Utah · Page 26

Provo, Utah
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Monday, April 7, 1975
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TV6—THE HERALD, Provo, Utah, Monday, April 7, 1975 Ivo— InUi nt^nniju, riuvu, uuiii, muuuuj, r, K i.. •• • -•- ^^ • 'Galileo' Story Will Be at Academy on Tuesday "Galileo," which stars Topol in the title role, will be the next American Film Theatre production presented at the Academy Theater in Provo Tuesday at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. The screenplay was written by Barbara Bray and Joseph Losey from the English version of the play. Originally the play was written by Bertolt Brecht in Denmark and produced in 1943 in Zurich, Switzerland, by a group of anti-Nazi German actors. It is 1609 and Galileo Galilei is a teacher of mathematics living in Padua with his daughter Virgina (Mary Larkin). a housekeeper. Angelica Sari (Judy Parfitti and her inquisitive son. Andrea (Iain Travers i. Galileo demonstrates to the fascinated boy how the earth revolves around the sun and tells him. "The millennium of faith is ended — this is the millennium of doubt." An advocate of the Copernican theory. Galileo lacks the money to pursue his investigations of the Polish astronomer's findings. A new student, the rich young Ludovico i Tim Woodward i. recently returned from Holland, brings Galileo news of the Dutch invention of the telescope. He constructs one of his own presents it to the Republic of Venice and enjoys a public and financial triumph. Furthermore, by using the telescope to study the movement of the planets and the stars, he is able to confirm the Copernican theory. Joyfully. Galileo sets out for Florence to publish his findings, heedless of warnings that in Florence the Church Inquisition reigns intractably. At his fine house in Florence, Galileo flatters the nobility, but shocks the Aristotelian court philosophers with his discoveries. They remain obdurately unimpressed by his theories and eventually the opinion of the Papal astronomer in Rome is sought. Although he accepts the findings, Galileo learns from an Elderly Cardinal (JohnGielgud) the ridigity of the church viewpoint against him; the earth must remain the literal center of the universe, he is told, or all common men will lose their faith. The Church forbids Galileo to pursue or disseminate theories that question the cosmic order, and pronounces them heretical. For eight years he lives a sterile existence, teaching his pupils who now include the grown up Andrea (Torn Conti) but finding no real intellectual satisfaction. When the enlightened Cardinal Barberini (Michael Lonsdale) is elected the new Pope, Galileo feels sure that the time for his discoveries has arrived and feverishly prepares to defy the Inquisition. The Inquisition feels it cannot ignore Galileo, and Barberini, caught up in the trappings of the Papacy, cannot help. Galileo is called before the Inquisition and his pupils wait anxiously to see if he will recant his theories. Faced with the instruments of torture, his will weakens and he does. GaJileo.s students disband in disgust and horror. Years later in 1637, Galileo is a broken, blind old man living in the country with Virginia, a devout but embittered old maid. On his way ot Holland. Andrea, startled to discover Galileo has and entrusts the manuscript to now a scientist himself, pays a secretly finished his great Andrea Andrea smuggles it ^ jt Discorsi proving the Copernican across the border, thus insuring Atfirstcontemptuousoftheoid Iheory the eventual triumph of Galileo's man for his failings, Andrea is Galileo admits his weaknesses findings. LOCKER CHOICE BEEF Cut, wrapped and quick frozen for your locker or freezer. By The Half or Quarter Cut, Wrapped, Quick Froien Ham and Baton Cured & Smoked Noll or Whole 70 - 90 Lbi. 75 FORD'S SUGAR CURED _ _ PICNIC HAMS 69 C LEAN GROUND BEEF GOODWILL TV PROMPT SERVICE SHOP OR HOME 225-7550 798 S. 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