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Nasty Habits
An all-star cast brightens this very original, very inspired comedy. Glenda Jackson! Geraldine Page! Anne Jackson! Anne Meara! Dame Edith Evans! They’re all nuns. But look again.
In this Watergate spoof, you will enjoy recognizing the famous and infamous! “Biting and very witty.”
(Cosmopolitan) Language, adult theme. (PG-1:36) August 12,15,22,27,31
The GreatTexas Dynamite chase
Claudia Jennings and Jocelyn Jones outwit police as two beautiful bank robbers speeding across Texas. Great fun! Nudity, violence. (R-1:29) August 2,7,17
What’s Up, Doc?
Barbra Streisand and Ryan O’Neal are a winning combination in this zany comedy in the Hollywood style of the ’30s. With Madeline Kahn. (G-l :34) August 3,6,12,16
Monday TUesday Wednesday
August 14 August 15 August 16
6:30 CANNONBALL
David Carradine, brother Robert, too (PG-1:33) p. 11 8:00 THE LAST REMAKE OF BEAUGESTE Marty Feldman and Michael York play identical twins! (PG-1:23) p. 10 9:30 SKY RIDERS Charles Aznavour and James Coburn in airborne adventure (PG-1:37) p. 16 11:30 EXORCIST II:
THE HERETIC James Earl Jones (R-1:57) p. 13
5:30 NASTY HABITS
Meara’s mate Stiller as a priest (PG-1:36) p.12 7:30 RACE FOR
THE PENNANT
Great plays from this week’s games, p.8
8:00 AMERICAN CUP GYMNASTICS
Top international stars, p.9 9400 GLADYS KNIGHT WITH RAY CHARLES
Great music, p. 13 10:30 MocARTHUR
Four years in the making (PG-2:08) p.6
6:00 ROLLERCOASTER
A taut thriller (PG-1:59) p.20 8:00 ROCK ’NT ROLL REUNION Little Anthony is back! p. 17 9:30 RACE FOR THE PENNANT Try picking the possible contenders. p.8 KMX) LET IT BE McCartney sings Besame Mu-cho( G-l:28) p. 13 11:30 WHAT'S UP DOC? Barbra Streisand in a madcap comedy (G-1:34) p. 12
The Beaties
Let K Be
Take a trip through rehearsals, recording sessions, an impromptu concert and personal relationships with John, George, Paul and Ringo. (G-1:28) August 1,4,7,13,16
Gladys Knight & the Pips and Ray Charles
From a cookin’ rehearsal to backstage excitement, all the stops are pulled with Gladys and her Pips and the fabulous Mr. Ray Charles on SRO. August 6,15,25
6:00 OUTLAW BLUES
Action-packed chase comedy (PG-l:41)p.4 8:00 BOBBY DEERFIELD Bittersweet love story starring Marthe Keller and A1 Pacino (PG-2:04) p. 11 10:30 AMERICAN CUP GYMNASTICS Features HBO favorite Kurt Thomas, p.9
11:30 THE GREAT TEXAS DYNAMITE CHASE
Crime pays and pays and pays (R-l:29) p. 12
Exorcist II: The Heretic
Richard Burton is powerful as a priest in this sequel which picks up where the original Exorcist left off. Linda Blair again plays Regan, haunted by visions and dreams of flying. Louise Fletcher is the psychiatrist. Truly an intriguing and suspenseful examination of evil. Violence, language. (R-1:57) August 4,9,14