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The HBO Guide is published monthly by Home |H flI HHHH TUir An ii III I^IIVf H ■■ HhOuH wBfln IB8 mu__________________■fcn^B ■§ No cuts, no commercials and convenient Home Box 0ff.ee Time & L-ie Building HnHS^S I WHVLMHu HHflH h| HH HP8H K Mi H» BK BBBWf H| viewing times Check through the guide to ■ ■ ■■!# IVllrll I II V iHV Hiller H I ^ find ou^abou, the shows b&wp,U9s the rest of this month’s programs. JEREMY Stars of Ode to Billy Joe in a warm, touching story dramatizing the agony of first love. Starts March 3 VICTOR BORGE STANDING ROOM ONLY Directly from his smash Broadway engagement! Starts March 19 2 CHECKERED FLAG OR CRASH Joe Don Baker in an action-packed 1000-mile cross-country road race. Starts March 4 HOMEBODIES A wonderful horror movie! Truly original, eccentric, bizarre and funny. Starts March 4 ANNIE HALL Diane Keaton in Woody Allen’s warm, romantic comedy. Winner of many 1977 awards. Starts March 5 BOXING’S GREATEST CHAMPION* Six specials showcasing 75 years oi the best in boxing. Starts March 9 MYRON COHEN REVISITED ON LOCATION His hilarious night club act right in your own home. Starts March 10 MOONSHINE COUNTY EXPRESS Three beautiful sisters take on the syndicate. Starts March 11 BRING ME THE HEAD OF ALFREDO GARCIA From the great action director, Sam Peckinpah. Starts March 18 SHOUT AT THE DEVIL Lee Marvin, Roger Moore, Barbara Parkins in an action adventure epic. Don’t miss it! Starts March 26 HEDDA Two-time Oscar-winner Glenda Jackson is great in this version of Ibsen’s classic. Starts March 11 ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO’S NEST Winner of the four top Academy Awards! Starts March 12 WALKING TALL Buford Pusser’s death—an accident or conspiracy? Starts March 17 THE SENTINEL Director Michael (Death Wish) 'Winner’s occult thriller, a shocker. Great cast. Starts March 24 BORN LOSERS Tom Laughlin’s first appearance as Billy Jack battling a ruthless motorcycle gang. Starts March 25 MAN ON THE ROOF An excellent Swedish crime drama from Bo Widerberg, director of Elvira Madigan. Starts March 25 THE CAR James Brolin in a sci-fi horror drama about a town terrorized by a killer car. Starts March 31 FINAL CHAPTER STUNTS Daredevil movie stuntmen in an action-filled, fast-paced mystery thriller. Starts March 18

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{ hbp sounPTRdgT) BOXING’S 6BUIIEST CHAMPIONS Pound for pound, punch for punch who really were the best fighters in history? Look in on Boxing’s Greatest Champions and decide for yourself. Starting March 9 watch six of the best fight cards you’ve ever seen—the world champs from 1897 to 1978. See heavyweights like Louis, Marciano and Ali. Catch the middleweights from the savage Micky Walker to classic stylist Sugar Ray Robinson. Then watch Benny Leonard, Roberto Duran and other welter and lightweight champions knock down 50 years of opposition. Boxing’s best at their best—all on HBO. Using yonr HBO Program Guide Home Box Office reserves the right to make a schedule change or program substitution without notice. The daily schedule is divided into weekends and weekdays. Movies and specials premiere on weekends. After the time, title and a few words about a movie, you’ll find in parentheses the original Motion Picture Association of America theatre rating (PG—Parental Guidance suggested) and the running time (1:36—one 22 hour, 36 minutes.) A page number then refers you to a brief description of that special or movie; the MPAA rating is repeated. HBO adds, in italics, information relative to the rating (Violence, Nudity.) In bold type, all play dates for this particular month are given. Programs premiering late in the month, repeat next month. HBO welcomes letters from subscribers. Please address all mail to: Pamela B. Brady, HBO Customer Relations Manager, Time & Life Building, Rockefeller Center, New York, N.Y. 10020. Photo credits- Cover: Douglas Kirkland/Contact Back cover: Sheedy & Long/SI “Gripping, Spine-Tingling and Terrific!" -REX REED in the NY. Daily News APRIL 1-5 MARLON BRANDO "THE NIGHTCOMERS SATURDAY 1 2:00 SHOUT AT DEVIL p. 19 4:30 BOXING’S GREATEST CHAMPIONS The Middleweights. p.2l 5:30 VICTOR BORGE p. 14 7:00 ASSAULT ON PRECINCT 13 Premiere (R-1:31) 8:30 THE NIGHTCOMERS Premiere (R-\ :35) 10:30 THE SENTINEL p. 18 12:00 ASSAULT ON PRECINCT 13 (R-l :31) SUNDAY 2 1:30 THE LATE SHOW Lily Tomlin (PG-1:30) 3:00 ANNIE HALL p.6 5:00 VIRGINIA SLIMS CHAMPIONSHIPS Women’s tennis finals 7:00 THE ISLAND OF DR. MOREAU Premiere. Burt Lancaster (PG-1:38) 9:00 ROCKY p. I 3 11:00 CUCKOO’S NEST p. 11 MONDAY 3 5:00 BORN LOSERS p. 19 7:00 THE CAR p.21 9:00 MAN ON THE ROOF (Dubbed-R-1:50)p.20 11:00 FINAL CHAPTER WALKING TALL p. 15 TUESDAY 4 4:30 SHOUT AT DEVIL p. 19 7:00 NEIL SEDAKA Standing Room Only 8:30 SHOUT AT THE DEVIL (PG-2:08) p. 19 11:00 HEDDA p. 12 WEDNESDAY 5 5:30 VICTOR BORGE p. 14 7:00 THE NIGHTCOMERS Marlon Brando (R-1:35) 9:00 STUNTS p. 14 10:30 THE SENTINEL p. 18 23

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THE SEVEN-PER-CENT SOLUTION Mystery action when Sherlock Holmes (Nicol Williamson) and Dr. Watson (Robert Duvall) join forces with Freud. Laurence Olivier, Vanessa Redgrave. Mature theme. (PG-1:53) March 22,24,28 MARCH 20-23 MONDAY 20 TUESDAY 21 WEDNESDAY 22 5:00 CHECKERED FLAG OR CRASH Joe Don Baker as daring race car driver (PG-1:33) p.7 7:00 FINAL CHAPTER-WALKING TALL Bo Svenson as true life hero, Buford Pusser (R-1:52) p. 15 9:00 ANNIE HALL A nervous romance starring Diane Keaton and Woody Allen (PG-1:34) p.6 11:00 HEDDA Glenda Jackson (PG-1:43) p. 12 5:00 HOMEBODIES A “heart-warming” horror story (PG-1:36) p.8 7:00 ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO’S NEST Jack Nicholson in Oscar-winning film (R-2:09) p.11 9:30 MYRON COHEN REVISITED ON LOCATION HBO welcomes back super comedian in brand new act. p. 10 10:30 CARRIE Brian De Palma (Obsession) directs Sissy Spacek and John Travolta (R-1:38) p. 16 4:30 STUNTS Human cannonballs and torches—the men behind the action thrillers (PG-1:30) p. 14 6:00 JACKIE MASON ON LOCATION Unique brand of humor, p.5 7:00 BRING ME THE HEAD OF ALFREDO GARCIA Warren Oates (1:52) p. 17 9:00 THE SEVEN-PER-CENT SOLUTION 100% entertainment with Robert Duvall (PG-1:52) p. 16 11:00 STUNTS Robert Forster (PG-1:30)p, 14 “A screamer of a horror movie” (N.Y. Post) starring Sissy Spacek as a girl possessed of supernatural power. John Travolta and Piper Laurie co-star. Nudity, strong violence. (R-1:38) March 4,7,12,21 16 "BRING ME THE HEAD OF ALFREDO GARCIA" Director Sam (The Wild Bunch) Peckinpah offers up a fistful of fast action about a local boy trying to get ahead. Warren Oates is Bennie, a wrecked American piano player plunking away in a Mexican dive. A vendetta—and a $ 10,000 reward—sets him on a long and bloody trail to retrieve the very valuable head of one Mr. Garcia. Tough flick. Look for a cameo by early-rising Kris Kristofferson. No rating. Nudity, strong language and violence. (1:52) March 18,22,26,29 THURSDAY 23 5:00 MOONSHINE COUNTY EXPRESS William Conrad (PG-1:38) p.7 7:00 BOXING’S GREATEST CHAMPIONS The Best of the Welterweights and Lightweights p. 17 8:00 VICTOR BORGE "COMEDY AND MUSIC SRO takes you to Florida, p. 14 9:30 JEREMY Final HBO showing. Glynnis O’Connor (PG-1:30) p.7 11:00 VICTOR BORGE Standing Room Only. p. 14 BOXING’S GREATEST CHAMPIONS The best of the Welterweights and Lightweights This week Boxing’s Greatest Champions will look at some light, but lethal fighters. Watch for classic stylist Benny Leonard, Joe Gans, Beau Jack, Ike Williams’ remarkable speed, Carlos Ortiz and Roberto Duran’s “Hands of Stone.” See the action on March 23,25 17

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Hedda Two-time Oscar winner Glenda Jackson (Women in Love and A Touch of Class) was nominated as Best Actress for her performance in this film version of Ibsen’s classic. “The women’s movement has made Ibsen all the more contemporary and pertinent. Everyone involved is equal to Miss Jackson’s formidable, fully illuminated Hedda (L.A. Times) (PG-1:43) March 11,14,20,25,27,30 HXMG'S GREATEST HAMPIONS The best of the Heavyweights Part 2 This second look at the heavyweight division focuses on the “boxers,” such as “Gentleman” Jim Corbett, Jack Johnson, Ezzard Charles, Gene Tunney and Muhammad Ali —fighters who were fancy, fast and deadly. March 16,18 MARCH 13-16 MONDAY 13 TUESDAY 14 WEDNESDAY 15 5:00 ANNIE HALL Poignant and funny romance. Diane Keaton and Woody Allen co-star (PG-1:34) p.6 7:00 MYRON COHEN REVISITED ON LOCATION Soft spoken and hilarious p. 10 8:00 ROCKY Won the Oscar for Best Picture Sylvester Stallone and Talia Shire co-star (PG-2:00) p. 13 10:00 ANNIE HALL Woody Allen’s autobiographical comedy (PG-1:34) p.6 5:00 LET’S DO IT AGAIN Sidney Poitier, Bill Cosby and Jimmie Walker are out for a little fight fixing (PG-1:52) p. 13 7:00 HEDDA Glenda Jackson is superb in the title role (PG-1:43) p. 12 9:00 HBO VENTRILOQUISM AND COMEDY SHOW SKOpresents Soap’s Jay Johnson plus Edgar Bergen and Shari Lewis, p. 13 10:30 SUNDAY, BLOODY SUNDAY Peter Finch. Glenda Jackson and Murray Head (R-1:50) p.9 5:00 THE PINK PANTHER STRIKES AGAIN Peter Sellers as French llatfoot Clouseau (PG-1:43) p.4 7:00 THE OUTLAW JOSEY WALES Clint Eastwood out to revenge death of his wife (PG-2:16) p.8 9:30 JERRY LEWIS SHOW SRC). Final HBO showing, p.9 11:00 MOONSHINE COUNTY EXPRESS John Saxon and modern day moonshining (PG-1:38) p. 11 12 J THE ERERT1878 HUH UEOTRILOQUiSm MOM SHOUI Steve Allen hosts this hilarious special with Edgar Bergen, Soap’s Jay Johnson, and the ribald Lou Dupont. March 3,11,14 . The Story of Cinderella Richard Chamberlain is a valiant prince in pursuit of Cinderella—beautifully played by newcomer Gemma Craven. Lavish production, super music. General audience. (G-2:08) March 1,5,16 and THURSDAY 16 4:30 THE SLIPPER AND THE ROSE Richard Chamberiain is Prince Charming (G-2:08) p. 13 7:00 BOXING’S GREATEST CHAMPIONS Heavyweights—Part 2. p. 12 8:00 ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO’S NEST Jack Nicholson and Louise Fletcher co-star in this brilliant tribute to the human spirit. Five Oscars (R-2:09) p. 11 10:30 MYRON COHEN REVISITED ON LOCATION p. 10 LETS BO IT BGfiin Sidney Poitier, Bill Cosby and Jimmie Walker turn this Uptown Saturday Night sequel into a hilarious, irreverent evening. They design a fight-fixing scheme to save their financially-troubled lodge. Adult humor. (PG-1:52) March 14,19,24 ROCKY Sly Stallone. Talia Shire and Burgess Meredith. Tough, tender. Oscar winner. Adult language. (PG-2:00) March 3,6,13

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PAUL NEWMAN in BUFFALO BILL and the INDIANS Paul Newman is an aging huckster and Burt Lancaster is a dime novelist fascinated by him in director Robert (Nashville) Altman’s offbeat tale. All-star cast includes Shelly Du vail, Joel Grey, Geraldine Chaplin. Adult humor. (PG-2:00) March 4,8 THE OUTLAW JOSEY WALES Clint Eastwood is an icy-tough outlaw who got that way when a ruthless band of Union troops destroyed his Southern farm and killed his wife and son. Great Western fare, in blazing Eastwood style. Nudity, violence and rape. (PG-2:16) March 7,15,18 8 MONDAY 6 5:00 CHECKERED FLAG OR CRASH Joe Don Baker as “Walkaway” Madden, named for his ability to survive crashes (PG-1:33) p.' 7:00 HOMEBODIES Old folks fight back to keep their turf (PG-1:36) p.8 9:00 GOING PLACES Shocking tale of two French easy riders (Dubbed-1:57) p.5 11:00 ROCKY Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire and Burgess Meredith in Oscar winner (PG-2:00) p. 13 A bizarre, funny and heartwarming horror story of six oldsters fighting the system in their own murderous way. Threatened with eviction, these lame, halt, blind and looney tenants snuff out social workers and contractors alike. Violence. (PG-1:36) March 4,6,9,12,17,21 Peter Finch and Glenda Jackson are both hopelessly in love—with the same man— played by Murray Head. Adult theme and language. (R-1:50) March 1,5,9,14,31 BOXING’S GREATEST CHAMPIONS Best of the Heavyweights Part 1 This new HBO series splits its first two shows between the hardest “punchers” and the fanciest “boxers” in heavyweight history. This week it’s the “punchers”—such powerhouses as Marciano, Dempsey and Louis. March 9,11 MARCH 6-9 WEDNESDAY 8 THURSDAY 9 JERRY LEWIS The many-talented comedian in concert doing his classic material—plus a rare visit to his Bel Air home, a frank interview, as well as some rare photos and film clips. March 8,12,15 TUESDAY 7 4:30 THE OUTLAW JOSEY WALES Clint Eastwood stars in action-filled adventure (PG-2:16) p.8 7:00 THE PINK PANTHER STRIKES AGAIN Peter Sellers is deft but determined Clouseau (PG-1:43) p.4 9:00 CARRIE Screamer of horror movie with JohnTravolta (R-1:38) p.16 11:00 JACKIE MASON ON LOCATION Classic stand-up comedian with hilarious view of life, p.5 5:00 BUFFALO BILL AND THE INDIANS Paul Newman heads an all-star cast in Robert Altman’s unique Western (PG-2:00) p.8 7:00 ANNIE HALL Diane Keaton co-stars with Woody Allen, Paul Simon and Shelly Duvall (PG-l:34)p,6 9:00 JERRY LEWIS SHOW SRO brings you this multi-talented superstar, p.9 10:30 JEREMY Touching, funny film about first love (PG-1:30) p.7 5:00 HOMEBODIES Six of the screen’s greatest character actors star as a violent group of oldsters (PG-1:36) p.8 7:00 BOXING’S GREATEST CHAMPIONS Heavyweights—Part I. p.9 8:00 HOMEBODIES A murder a day keeps the landlord away! (PG-1:36) p.8 10:00 SUNDAY, BLOODY SUNDAY Peter Finch (Network) and Glenda Jackson give superb performances in this unusual romance (R-1:50) p.9 9

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| MARCH 10-12 FRIDAY 10 SATURDAY 11 5:00 KING OF HEARTS Alan Bates and Genevieve Bu-jold (Dubbed-PG-I:42) p.5 7:00 MYRON COHEN REVISITED ON LOCATION Premiere. New laugh-packed engagement for HBO. p.10 8:00 CHECKERED FLAG OR CRASH Joe Don Baker (PG-I:33) p.7 10:00 THE PINK PANTHER STRIKES AGAIN Peter Sellers stars (PG-1:43) p.4 12:00 MYRON COHEN REVISITED ON LOCATION p. 10 2:30 MOONSHINE COUNTY EXPRESS John Saxon (PG-I:38) p.11 4:30 BOXING'S GREATEST CHAMPIONS Heavyweights—Part 1. p.9 5:30 HBO VENTRILOQUISM AND COMEDY SHOW Steve Allen hosts, p. 13 7:00 MOONSHINE COUNTY EXPRESS Premiere. Three beautiful outlaws (PG-1:38) p. 11 9:00 HEDDA Premiere. Glenda Jackson is superb in title role (PG-1:43) p. 12 11:00 GOING PLACES Shocking (Dubbed-1:57) p.5 HE’S BACK! Cohen’s first On Location engagement was so overwhelming we just had to do a brand new show! He’s the smoothest raconteur of our day—no one is immune to his hilarious slice of life stories and his uncanny characterizations (from bored Italian housewives to crazy Irish cops). Myron Cohen’s laugh-packed night club act comes right into your living room on March 10,13,16,21,26,30 SUNDAY 12 1:30 HOMEBODIES An unlikely sextet of gentle murderers (PG-1:36) p.8 3:30 JERRY LEWIS SHOW SRO presents the master of comedy, p.9 5:00 HOMEBODIES Provocative mixture of horror and humor (PG-1:36) p.8 7:00 ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST Premiere. A triumph. Winner of five Oscars. Stars Jack Nicholson (R-2:09) p. 11 9-10 CARRIE John Travolta (R-1:38) p. 16 11:30 JACKIE MASON ON LOCATION p.5 10 JACK NICHOLSON ONE FIEWOVER THE CUCKOOS NEST The powerhouse performance that won Jack Nicholson an Oscar as the free-spirited drifter who feigns mental illness to be transferred from a prison farm. Struggling against the ward’s oppressive system—and the icy Nurse Ratched (Louise Fletcher)—he lends his fellow inmates a sense of hope. Strong language. (R-2:09) March 12,16,21,24,27 Winner of S ACADEMY IWARDS A banjo-twanging, car-chasing, shoot-’em-up with a trio of beautiful and earthy “angels” fighting the bootleg syndicate. Maureen (The Brady Bunch) McCormick, John Saxon and William (Cannon) Conrad mix it up over some vintage “likker” that belonged to her late pa. Stunts are tops, and action is non-stop. Adult language. (PG -1:3 8) March 11,15,17,19,23,27,29

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“ROUGH AND TUMBLE FUN! — L.A. Times The wild lives and lucky limbs of Hollywood stuntmen come into focus in this unique, high-action thriller. A string of deadly mishaps turns the making of a film into a real-life murder mystery. Robert Forster and Fiona Lewis. Some violence. (PG-1:30) March 18,22,26,31 “Comedy and Music Directly from its smash Broadway engagement, Standing Room Only brings you the Victor Borge show. Hailed by the New York Times as “the funniest entertainer in the world,” this international Danish star’s brilliant mastering of comedy and music gives him the unique distinction of being considered the comedian’s comedian as well as the musician’s musician! March 19,23,28 ALL NEW! Adventures of the true life hero.. WALKING HIU The last powerful and true tale—the life and death of Tennessee lawman Buford Pusser (Bo Svenson). He was a bat-carrying sheriff who took on the syndicate single-handed and won a place in American lore. Now he fights for his life as his own town turns against him. Forrest Tucker also stars in this gripping, action-filled showdown. Graphic violence. (R-1:52) March 17,20,26,29 SATURDAY 18 SUNDAY 19 FRIDAY 17 5:00 ANNIE HALL Diane Keaton in funny, touching romance (PG-1:34) p.6 7:00 FINAL CHAPTER-WALKING TALL Premiere. While the courts free the guilty, Buford Pusser protects the innocent. Bo Svenson stars (R-1:52) p. 15 9:00 MOONSHINE COUNTY EXPRESS Outlaw version of Charlie's Angels (PG-1:38) p. 11 11:00 HOMEBODIES Lovable assortment of “hitmen” (PG-1:36) p.8 1:30 THE OUTLAW JOSEY WALES Clint Eastwood (PG-2:16) p.8 4:00 BOXING CHAMPIONS Heavyweights—Part 2. p. 12 5:00 KING OF HEARTS Alan Bates and Genevieve Bu-jold (Dubbed-PG-1:42) p.5 7:00 STUNTS Premiere. Thriller about movie stuntmen (PG-1:30) p. 14 8:30 BRING ME THE HEAD OF ALFREDO GARCIA Premiere. Sam Peckinpah tale of violent revenge (1:52) p. 17 10:30 JOSEY WALES Final HBO showing. Clint Eastwood (PG-2:16) p.8 1:30 MOONSHINE COUNTY EXPRESS John Saxon (PG-1:38) p.l I 3:30 LET’S DO IT AGAIN Bill Cosby (PG-1:52) p.13 5:30 JEREMY Robby Benson (PG-I:30) p.7 7:00 VICTOR BORGE "COMEDY AND MUSIC Premiere. SRO presents loony and lovable musician, p. 14 8:30 THE PINK PANTHER STRIKES AGAIN Peter Sellers (PG-1:43) p.4 10:30 VICTOR BORGE Standing Room Only. p. 14 12:00 JEREMY First love (PG-1:30) p.7

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“Will have you shrieking with terror...and keep you screaming for days. -Rex Reed. New York Daily Newt From the frightening nationwide best-seller comes a chilling saga of the supernatural. Chris Sarandon and Cristina Raines discover a terrifying secret about the tenants of her apartment building—and are caught up in a ritual of terror that leads them to the very gates of Hell. Martin Balsam, John Carradine, Jose Ferrer, Ava Gardner also star. Nudity, strong language and violence. (R-l:33) March 24,27 MARCH 24-26 FRIDAY 24 SATURDAY 25 SUNDAY 26 4:00 THE SEVEN-PER-CENT SOLUTION Nicol Williamson as Sherlock Holmes (PG-1:52) p. 16 6:00 LET’S DO IT AGAIN Bill Cosby. Final HBO showing (PG-1:52) p. 13 8:00 THE SENTINEL Premiere. There must be a guardian at the gate of Hell. Chris Sarandon, Cristina Raines and Ava Gardner co-star (R-1:33) p. 18 10:00 ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO’S NEST Jack Nicholson plays an imprisoned freespirit (R-2:09) p. 11 2:00 HEDDA Glenda Jackson (PG-1:43) p. 12 4:00 BOXING’S GREATEST CHAMPIONS The Best of the Welterweights and Lightweights p. 17 5:00 THE PINK PANTHER STRIKES AGAIN Peter Sellers (PG-1:43) p.4 7:00 BORN LOSERS Premiere. Tom Laughlin as Billy Jack (PG-1:53) p. 19 9:00 MAN ON THE ROOF Premiere. Fast-paced police thriller (Dubbed-R-1:50) p.20 11:00 BORN LOSERS Billy Jack versus a motorcycle gang(PG-l:53) p.19 2:30 STUNTS Robert Forster (PG-1:30) p. 14 4:00 ANNIE HALL Paul Simon (PG-1:34) p.6 6:00 MYRON COHEN REVISITED ON LOCATION Great new show. p. 10 7:00 SHOUT AT THE DEVIL Premiere. Lee Marvin and Roger Moore in African adventure (PG-2:08) p. 19 9:30 FINAL CHAPTER-WALKING TALL Bo Svenson stars (R-1:52) p. 15 11:30 BRING ME THE HEAD OF ALFREDO GARCIA Warren Oates (1:52) p. 17 18 Epic adventure starring Roger Moore, Lee Marvin, Barbara Parkins. Boozing Marvin and strait-laced Moore take on a squad of Germans in an African river delta during WW I. Big game hunting, ticking time bombs, air and sea combat, fire, fury and revenge—all in one film that explodes with action. Some violence. (PG-2:08) March 26,30 TOM LAUGHUN* Billy lack in "BORN LOSERS In this original “Billy Jack” film, Tom Laughlin as Billy faces down a town full of motorcycle toughs. Jeremy Slate, Elizabeth James and Jane Russell co-star. Action, drama, justice—and some of the most memorable Hell’s Angels on screen. Violence and rape. (PG-1:53) March 25,28 19

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ANNIE HALL A nervous romance. Diane Keaton (Looking for Mr. Goodbar) is in love again—this time with Woody Allen in an on-again, off-again romantic comedy that’s witty, warm and wonderful. Awards galore have already made this one of 1977’s most honored films. Also starring popular recording star, Paul Simon. Adult language and theme. (PG-1:34) March 5,8,13,17,20,26 MARCH 3-5 FRIDAY 3 SATURDAY 4 SUNDAY 5 5:00 ROCKY Sylvester Stallone as the Philly slugger (PG-2:00) p. 13 7:00 JEREMY Limited Engagement begins. Robby Benson and Glynnis O’Connor share bittersweet first love (PG-1:30) p.7 8:30 HBO VENTRILOQUISM AND COMEDY SHOW SRO brings you the world’s most famous dummies! p. 13 10:00 ROCKY Talia Shire and Burgess Meredith co-star in this tender and rousing film (PG-2:00) p. 13 12:00 JEREMY Robby Benson (PG-1:30) p.7 1:30 BUFFALO BILL Paul Newman (PG-2:00) p.8 3:30 YOUNG COMEDIANS ON LOCATION p.4 5:00 BUFFALO BILL Burt Lancaster (PG-2:00) p.8 7:00 CHECKERED FLAG OR CRASH Premiere. Joe Don Baker in wild car race (PG-1:33) p.7 9:00 HOMEBODIES Premiere. Old folks stop at nothing to keep their home (PG-1:36) p.8 10:45 CARRIE Sissy Spacek (R-1:38) p. 16 12:30 YOUNG COMEDIANS Final HBO showing, p.4 2:30 KING OF HEARTS Alan Bates and Genevieve Bu-jold(Dubbed-PG-1:42) p.5 4:30 THE SLIPPER AND THE ROSE Cinderella—starring Gemma Craven (G-2:08) p. 13 7:00 ANNIE HALL Premiere. Very funny and human comedy. Diane Keaton and Woody Allen (PG-1:34) p.6 9:00 SUNDAY, BLOODY SUNDAY Glenda Jackson and Peter Finch are both in love with artist Murray Head (R-1:50) p.9 11:00 ANNIE HALL Woody Allen (PG-1:34) p.6 6 Joe Don Baker revs up the action as an ofF-the-road racer gunning for $ 100,000 top-prize money. Speed, action, crashes, intrigue and beautiful Susan Sarandon make this a muddy gumball rally for good old boys. Some violence. (PG-1:33) March 4,6,10,20,30 Jeremy An award-winner at Cannes and a heart-stealer for the whole family. Robby Benson and Glynnis O’Connor (both from Ode To Billy Joe) are a couple of teenagers encountering love for the first time. From their awkward awareness and their giddy affection comes a truth that makes this a moving and rare love story. Brief nudity. (PG-1:30) March 3,8,19,23 7 Glynnis O’Connor and Robby Benson





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