Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on May 20, 1974 · Page 5
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Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 5

Fayetteville, Arkansas
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Monday, May 20, 1974
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w-vw^ In 'Young Frankenstein' Brooks Continues Spirit Of 'Blazing Saddles' Northwest Arkansas TIMES, Won., May 20, 1974 ·) AVCTTEVILLE, A R K A N S A S --TIMESPholp by Ken Good SCHOOL OF INFORMATION TO BE HELD . ; . Conductors of PTA officer sessions and newly elected council officers are from left Mrs. Schorlau, Mrs. Sigmon, Talbert, Mrs. Woodruff and Mrs. Larson.*. PTA Council Will Sponsor Officer Workshop By BOB THOMAS LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Having demolished the Him western with "Bla/.ing Saddles." madcap film maker Mel Brooks has now treated the Ii o r r o r movie--but with a different attitude. "This is a salute, not a spoof," says director-writer Brooks of his just-finished "Yousig Frankenstein." "Some things are sacred, and to me hori'or movies of t h e 1930s are. When I was a kid in New York. I used to go s e e them al 9 o'clock in the morn ing. "I stayed through the day existing on O'Henry bars .unit suddenly there was a light shin ing in my fact. 11 was the the ater usher with a Jewish worn an behind h i m screaming "Come home! Come home! Brooks had completed filming of "Young Fsankenstein" week before, and he was still ii a slate of euphoria. He de scribed a scene in which Gem Wilder, as the grandson of th monster-making Victor Frank enste-in, arrives to claim his es tale. "Pardon me, boy." tic in quires of a midget, "is this th Transy^'uiia station?" "Trac! 29." is the* reply, and a roitsin ersio:i of "Chattanooga Cnn hoo" follows. Brooks fondly led a visitor iroiigh the $400,000 sets of the 'rankenstein castle, complete 'ith dungeon arid operating oom. He repealed the dialogue t the massive doors. Wilder: What beautiful knockers!" lacleline Kahn, Frankenstein's iancec: "Why, thank you." , It is that kind of movie, al- hough not as rauous as "Blaz- ng Saddles." "This one will definitely be a ing Saddles" script in New York. Wilder spilled out his idea of the in a d doctor's descendant returning to the old home grounds and repeating his grandfather's experiments. "Sounds good: let's start tonight." said Brooks, and flic pair exchanged ideas u n t i l -I .m. Writing continued in California during the filming of "Blazing Saddles," producing w h a I PG (parental guidance) rat ng," Brooks said. "Warner Brothers was eager to have a PG for 'Blazing Saddles.' but I said no, it had to be R. There is some pretty wild stuff in it, and I didn't want any kid under 18 seeing it without a parent." "Young Frankenstein" had its inception with a telephone call from actor Wilder w h i l e Brooks was finishing the "Bla/- Brooks termed brillian Bumpers To Telecast LITTLE ROCK (AP) - - Gov. Dale Bumpers will hold five live ((uestion-and-answer telecasts on stations in and around Arkansas during the last full week of his campaign for the U.S. Senate. He is opposing Sen. J. W. Fulbright for the Democratic nomination in the May 28 primary. script --- not a satire of horroi films but an oblique takeoff." Columbia Pictures agreed tc back t h e f i l m , b u t dis agreements arose. Brooks wanted to remain trn to the 1930s spirit and make tin film in black-and-white. Coluni nia resisted, since films in col or attract better prices \vhei sold to television. "Young Frankenstein" wa budgeted al 32.2 million, bii Columbia insisted t h a t it IN; cu to $1.7 million. Brooks agree 'to come down to $2 million. Co lumbia, which was in a financ ial crisis declined. Word began to circulated Ho' lywood that "Blazing Saddles ad hit possibilities, and 20t Century-Fox happily signe rooks for "Young Franl nstein," -- in black and whiti cost of the film wa bout $2.7 million. A school of information f o r officers of Parent - Teacher Associations will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the library at Woodland Junior High School. The school sponsored by the Fayeltcville PTA City Council, is open to all PTA officers and committee chairmen. Newly elected council officers will be installed. They are Kon Talbert, president' Mrs. Alan Larson, vice president; Mrs. Charles Scharlau, secretary and Mrs. Carol Woodruff, treasurer. Mrs. Dale Sigmon of Springdale, District I director of the Arkansas Parent-Teacher Congress, will assist in the orienta- :ion. Mrs. Ann Basore, past state vice president from Bella Vista, will present a 12 j minute Petty Criticizes Federal Tax Law Shooting Death MALVERN, Ark. (AP) -- An investigation continued Sunday into the shooting death of Alan Fredricks of Malvern, Sheriff Arvilee Allen of Hot Spring County said. The shooting occurred at the M c M i l l i n S u p p 1 y Co. near Pearla, a community near Malvern. Allen said another resident, who was not identified, was in custody in connection with the incident. ilm. "Who Says We Can't!" Mrs. Dorlha Bradley of Fay- itlcvillc will conduct the session '01 PTA presidents. Mrs. Brad ,ey is first vice president of ,be state organization. Others who will conduct the sessions are Mrs. Narney Murphy, vice presidents; Mrs. Sig- rnon, secretaries; Mrs. Emily Marti, treasurers and Mrs Sarah Burnside and Mrs. Larson, tutor coordinators. Completes Training Navy HospUahnan Hecrui Dwighl H. Capps fl of Fayetle viile, lias graduated fron recruit t r a i n i n g at the Nava Training Center, Orlando. Fla He is married to the forme Miss Kathryti Ruble of Fayettp ville. NORTH LITTLE ROCK (AP) -- Judy Petty of Little Rock, a Republican seeking to unseat Rep. Wilbur D. Mills. D-Ark., said Saturday night the lax- burden on the "average, hardworking American taxpayer" grows yearly. She said" this happens while Mills, chairman of the House Ways and Means Committe, only talks of tax reform. Tax legislation in Congress originates with that committee. . "And, quile f r a n k l y , I don't think he would do anything in the next two years that he has been unwilling or unable to do in the past 36." said Mrs. Pet- tv. Pharmacists Endorse LITTLE HOCK (AP) -- Ar kansas pharmacists urged Con gress Saturday to enact legisla tion making felonies committed to obtain controlled drugs federal offense. Ttie Arkansas Pharmaceiitic al Association approved a rcso lulion endorsing a bill, wlucl defines such proposed penal tics, during the group's annua convention. T h e association elected Charles West of Little Rock a its president, lie succeeds Lu ther Hodge of Clarksville. ELECT BILL MURRAY SHERIFF of Washington County No evidence of any nature will be suppressed or miiii- inl/rd in an effort to frustrate the ends of justice, and no prisoners will be held in jail beyond the period of lime in which (hey should be presented to the Court for arraingn- ment for (he purpose of profiting from the $2 per day food allowance which the Sheriff currently receives. P;i1d for by Dnryl Price Win the building/ remodeling game with Wise Enercn Ptannimj M^to comorta«fonar...eallSWrEPCO,extensionSOOiWeto oat · *MR ol pretarfojtato ready and anxious to help you save time, ·nergjr r-" inW A* · *o* anything: heattoa, «ooli» UMMi ptaMring. IgnHng. what- ·Mr. · yam m*, *·«·· tappy «£eowe Ol * to * olir tern 300. Faubus Speaks Af Black Rally NORTH LITTLE ROCK (AP) -- Orval K. Faubus, a Demo- ratio gubernatorial hopeful, in a campaign spi'cch to bonl 300 young blacks ben; uncluy t h a t if elected governor e would have blacks in his ail-: innistralion. A in o n g jeers from some numbers of the audience, ·'aubus, a former six-term gov- rnor, also recalled some of h i s ictions as governor that bcnc- iled blacks. A powerful sound system illowed him to he heard over Robert Mclnlosli ot f.ittlc Kock. vho danced in front of [''aubus. vHved n handkerchief anil shouted. "No. no, no, don't forget, don't forget," James Gilbert, a black candidate for constable, sponsored the rally for black political candidates. Faubus said lie had approved the establishment of Ihi: f i r s t Icdcral antipoverly programs in Arkansas and helped set up Lho first community action agencies, the first Head Start program and the first Job Corps program. lie also said he arranged for Arkansas to be a pilot slate foi the federal food-stamp pro gram. Dr. Ki'ank .lainc-.s, ;i black in slruclor at the University o Arkansas--Little Hock and ; candidate for state representi- lative, preceded Fuiibns. lie recalled that he was a student at 1'hiUindiT Smith College at Little Rock vvlicti "one of our speakers t o d a y had Cm- Ira I High in an uproar." Sonic iilipliiu.'if and yells greeted ihu ·eniai-k. The reference was to K a u b u s . vho called out the National Guardsmen in 1857 to prevent lesegregation of the school. James, a mathematics pro- essor, said he would not stand in the stage with Fauhiis. "a man of this kind of integrity." Kaubus climhed onto tin- plat- "orm and Mclntosli then bcfinn shouting, [''aubns smiled occasionally at Mclntosh. As the chanting became louder, Fiiubiis reminded the an- lience t h a t of all t h e . c a n d i dates for major office who wore invited to appear at the rally, ho was the only one wiio responded to the i n v i t a t i o n . Most of the candidates were attending a political r a l l y at Horseshoe Bend. Fanbus flew to Horseshoe Bend' after the Burns Park speech. Board Of Governors The Hoard of Governors of Washington Regional Medical Collier will meel. at 7 p-m. 'I''"' ; day in the library conference room at the Center. sole For o Limited Time Only! Fabrics for Draperies, Slipcovers Orig. $5 to $7 yd. 10% OFF Now 4.50 to 6.30 Yd. It's easy to beautify your windows with custom- made draperies . . . your f u r n i t u r e with perTecl fitting slipcovers. Choose from a wide selection of Waverly fabrics . . . and save ]0'-f! Fabrics include delightful prints of cotton, linen and gloshcens, also coordinating stripes and solids and an imported linen casement fabric. All with Scotchgard Plus finish. CALL OUR INTERIOR DECORATOR Draperies--DIU.ARD'S--Second Floor Call for our trained decorator consultant to come to your home with faliric .samples, ready to assist you in your plans and suggest ideas. 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