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The Chairman' For Two Screens De« Moiriii Sunday Remi •' "• "*» .. Section A SUSPENSE plot, "The Chairman," will be the new attraction Wednesday at the Varsity and Plantation Drive-In. Gregory Peck stars as Nobel prize-winning scientist John Hathaway, who goes on a very secret mission for the West into Red China. In his skull is a transmitter by which he can talk to the masterminds of the scheme. What he discovers almost too late is that the transmitter is also a bomb which they can detonate if the scheme goes awry. What the West wants is the formula for an enzyme that is helping the Red Chinese grow food in what is considered infertile soil. The Americans, Rusians and British fear that Red China can marshal the hungry areas of the world against them with it. The professor gets into Red China for scientific study but is found out and flees to Russia, but without the formula. In a surprising and ironic way he does come upon it, however^ The movie was made in Taiwan and Wales and has a Jerry Goldsmith score with Oriental flavor. Anne Heywood, Arthur Hill and Keye Luke have featured roles. A Western For Galaxy •A new Old West yam was not filmed Out West. The picture Wednesday at the Galaxy, "Once Upon a Time in the West," was made in the foot- hflls of the Sierra Nevada Mountains near the little village of Guadix, SPAIN. Italian writer-director Sergio Leone had constructed, at a cost ofj $250,000, a Western town, to tell j the story of the coming of the railroad and of bad men and Sood, of bad deeds and good. Heading the cast are Henry Fonda (as a bad buy), Jason Robards (as a halfbreed named Cheyenne), (Charles Bronson (as The Man), Claudia Cardinale (as a scheming woman from New Orleans), Keenan Wynn (as a sheriff). "The Love God" For 2 Screens ' Don Knotts essays a new comic character in "The Love God" to be at the West Vue and Town drive-ins Wednesday. Knotts is seen as a smalltown publisher of a bird watchers' monthly magazine. A shady con artist (Edmond O'Brien) uses the publication's mailing permit to make Knotts the reluctant publisher of a girlie magazine. He gets Knotts a lavish penthouse, a fancy wardrobe, has several lovely girls pursuing him. Aiding him in the British Winners LONDON, ENGLAND Shelagh Delaney's screenplay of Charlie Bubbles" and* John McGrath's screenplay of "The Rofors Gun," both made by Universal Pictures, Ltd., have been awarded first and second prizes, respectively, as best British screenplay by the Writers Guild. of Great Britain. FALL TERM REGISTRATION • Electronics Technician • Draftsman Ymir Fiifiirp ,\oir At Our School Or Study At Home! Eligible Inititutien under the Federally (mured Student loen Program. Nationwide Placement Auiitance. Send Coupon Today for Deteilt N« Obligation, of court* UNITED TECHNICAL INSTITUTE GREGORY PECK Professor transformation of the mild smalltown publisher is a cool and chic magazine editor (Anne Francis). And These Continue "Those Daring Young Men in Their Jaunty Jalopies" at the Riviera is an exuberant look at the Twenties and famed days of auto racing in that era. Among the stars are Tony Curtis, Susan Hampshire, Walter Chiara, Terry-Thomas and Gert Frobe. ''Be n-Hur," the spectacle film that won so many awards, is in a return at River Hills. Charlton Heston has the name role, and other stars include Stephen Boyd, Jack Hawkins and Haya Harareet. Two musicals in town are "Oliver" at the Capri (the CLAUDIA CARD1NALE From New Orleans Charles Dickens classic with poignant story set to lovely melodies) and "Sweet Charity" at the Ingersoll (with Shirley MacLaine as a lovestruck girl who keeps striking out in the romance department). At the Holiday is the "Heir- onymous Merkin" story with Joan Collins and Anthony Newley heading the cast. The Paramount will go on with "The Great Bank Robbery," a spoof of the Old West as several bad guys (some of them disguised as good guys) aim to rob a bank. One bunch (headed by Zero Mostel, pretending to be a minister) plans to get out of town by a unique method—a balloon brought into the hamlet for a July 4 celebration. Clint Walker and Kim Novak share starring honors With Mostel. "The April Fools" is featured ANNE FRANCIS Chic editor at three theaters—the Wakonda, Eastgate Cinema II and Pioneer Drive-In. Stars of the i romantic plot are Catherine Dej neuve and Jack Lemmon. Included in the cast are Myrna Loy, Charles Boycr and Peter Law ford. Into Movie HOLLYWOOD, CALIF. Carmen Mathews leaves the Broadway cast of "Dear World" to appear in the Warner Bros.- Seven Arts version of John Updike's novel, "Rabbit, Run." - James Caan, A n j a n e 11 e Comer, Arthur Hill and Jack Albertson head the cast of "Rabbit, ftun." Olvlllon «! Career Academy P.O. t«x MM Cedar Raeldt, low* 11401 PLANS STARTS WEDNESDAY Starting Tuesday at the VARSITY The Greatest Musical Entertainments Ever Made Returnl 5 WORLD-FAMED OPERETTAS RETURN! EVERY TUESDAY for 5 Weeks Starting July 29 NOTICE: 2 SHOWINGS ONLY AT 2 & 6 P.M.! —TUESDAY, AUG. 12" SIGMUND ROMBERG'S "THE STUDENT —TUESDAY, JULY 29—— SISMUND ROMBERS'S ii MAYTIME" JEANETTE MacDONALD NELSON EDDY ——TUESDAY, AUG. 5 LERNER & LOEWE'S "Brigadoon" IN COLOR WITH GENE KELLY • CYD CHARISSE PRINCE" The Sln«ln« Volci »f MARIO LANZA —TUESDAY, AU6. 19- NOEL COWARD'S "BITTERSWEET" COLOR WITH NELSON EDDY JEANETTE MacDONALD -TUESDAY, AUG. 26- THE BEST ONE OF ALL! "NAUGHTY MARIETTA with JEANETTE MacDONALD • NELSON EDDY II ADULTS $1.50 GOLDEN AGERS fl.OO CHILDREN, SOe A MESSAGE FOR PARENTS If you are "ftd up" with the musical garbage assaulting your children daily, this is an opportunity to expose them to wholesome, exhilarating entertainment—and you'll find they'll love these old musicals. Phone- 244 Ofi79 With ApoloqiesTo... 1 WIUIE SUTTON JESSE JAMES find BONNIE AND CLYDE! GREAT BANK ROBBERY ZERO MOSTEL KIM NOVAK CLINT WALKER AKIM TAMIROFF FROM THE GENIUS, SERGIO LEONE... WHO BROUGHT YOU ™ DOLLARS WESTERNS... COMES... 1 GREATEST WESTERN OF ALL , TIME//i \ ASEBG'OLEOSEFILM CATHERINE DENEUVE Romantic heroine JASON ROBARDS 0 S C E L P n S } T. '-I e IS T H E MATURE auiliencus , OPEN ) Sundays, Wedneidayi, . Holiday! at Neon. >Oth.r days at 5:30. BIG SCENE: FOR WONDERFUL FAMILY FUN! ! EIGHTH & CORNING, DES MOINESAo) BACK BY "DIZZLINfilOwewaseeityoallneveragainpkture POPULAR DEMAND 'Romeo&Juliet'quite the wayyoo did before!" -LIFE 7:00 CINEMA I |t:30MS FRANCO ZEFFIRELU 3 DAYS ONLY 3 THIS MOTION PICTURE IS WORTH SEEIN© AGAIN. ^JULIET ftp ordinary lovertory. •NOW SHOWING AT ALL 3 THEATRES- WAKONDA CINEMA III PIONEER Wakond* 1:45, 3:45. 5:45, 7:45 Cinema II 1:45, 3:45, 5:45, 7:45 Pioneer Starti Dusk "THE APRIL FOOLS' IS VERY FUNNY!" ^ —New York Daily New. "Fraili and alive . . . romantic and funny."—Monitor, NBC Radio; "Pura Pleasure . . . dilicioutljr witty!" —Women'* Wear Daily; "Genuinely funny I "—National Obierver; "It'i ailarioui!"—Cue Magazine HE HAS A WIFE... SHE HAS A HUSBAND WITH SO MUCH IN COMMON THEY JUST HAVE TO PALL IN LOVE! JadoLemmon , , CatherineCtenenwe Co"-arc 'wpfc" "The-AprirFoote" ^ ALSO m«niNa PETER LAWFORD MYRNA LOY ACiiMmCenUrrilinaPreaenUtion. JACK WESTON CHARLEf IOYER mmmmmmm*mm****a*i**~*" — * Natnotl Ccn»r>J Pictures Release. 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