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HBO Guide January 1979 - Page section : 007

The slap shots, diving catches, jabs, putts, passes and jump shots of ’78 have faded into memories. Although over with, many are worth savoring and seeing again. HBO looks back at the most memorable moments and performers—as well as some of the laughable pratfalls —from the past season. The Super Bowl, the World Se-Wimbledon, the Triple Crown, the big fights, the Stanley Cup, the NBA finals, the surprises, the comebacks will be part of a program that in itself will be worth adding to one’s memories. Jan. 15,18,20,24 Damnation Turbulent, suspenseful sci-fi tale of a tiny band of survivors making an incredible journey over a continent ripped by a nuclear blast. Jan-Michael Vincent, George Peppard. Some violence. (PG-1:31) Jan. 1,6,9,14,17 Alley lUesday January 16 Wednesday January 17 5:00 CASEY'S SHADOW Walter Matthau (PG-1:57) p.7 7:00 UPCLOSE Richard Burton talks frankly about himself and his career. David Sheehan hosts, p.9 8:00 1978 IN SPORTS An entertaining review of the big moments in sports, p. 12 9:00 HEROES Poignant, funny yam of vet’s return to society (PG-1:53) p. 11 11.00 WHICH WAY IS UP? Richard Pryor catapulted by falling ladder into a picker’s union (R-l:34) p.5 5:30 OPERATION THUNDERBOLT A tale of today’s heroes (PG-2:06) p.4 8:00 COLLEGE BASKETBALL Louisville at Dayton, p.4 10KX) CONVOY Tough trucker, sadistic lawman (PG-l:51)p.l7 12:00 THE FIRST ANNUAL ZANY AWARDS Standing Room Only. Dan Rowan is host for this hysterical spoof of award shows, p. 10 6:00 THE TURNING POINT Tom Skerritt, Martha Scott and Marshall Thompson (PG-l:59)p.l3 8:00 THE PRIVATE FILES OF J. EDGAR HOOVER The man who yielded power under (and often over) eight presidents (PG-1:56) p. 13 10:00 DAMNATION ALLEY Tornadoes, giant cockroaches, mysterious light in the sky (PG-l:31)p.l2 11:30 STRAIGHT TIME Gary Busey and Theresa Russell (R-1:47) p.7 12 Gregory Peck MacArthur The Private Files of J. Edgar Hoover Gregory Peck turns General MacArthur, the legend, into Douglas MacArthur, the man. A revealing portrait of the general who led the victory over Japan, the commander we turned to when Korea exploded, the man fired for crossing his President. War violence. (PG-2:08) Jan. 2,6,18 Thursday January 18 5:30 MACARTHUR U.S. legend (PG-2:08)p.l3 8:00 INSIDE THE NFL Scouting report for Super Bowl XIII at Miami, p. 17 9:00 THE FIRST ANNUAL ZANY AWARDS You’ll have a hard time picking your favorite “zany”! p. 10 10:00 1978 IN SPORTS Big plays, big events, big personalities. p. 12 11:00 CASEY’S SHADOW Alexis Smith (PG-1:57) p.7 1:00 INSIDE THE NFL Repeat of earlier show. p. 17 What was the FBI chief really like? Follow true events leading up to the killing of Dillinger; the Red scare of the ’50s and Hoover’s manipulation of Senator McCarthy. A stellar cast portrays JFK, RFK, Martin Luther King. Profanity, gunplay. (PG-1:56) Jan. 17,20,23,28,31 Anne Bancroft and Shirley MacLaine as two rival dancers who chose different roads many years ago and now must deal with the consequences. The ballet sequences with the phenomenal Mikhail Baryshnikov are breathtaking. Nominated for Best Picture and two Best Actress Oscars. Adult situations, language. (PG-1:59) Jon. 1,6,9,12,14,17 13

HBO Guide January 1979 - Page section : 009

An HBO Special: Electric Light Orchestra “It’s a close encounter of a musical kind.” That’s the sentiment expressed about the concert of England’s smashing Electric Light Orchestra. A 60-foot space ship opens. Lights flash. Rockets soar. A krypton laser flashes green over the audience. The group has arrived, and it captures them with tex-tured music and intricate vocal harmonies—the first rock group to achieve success with classical instruments. Jan. 24,27 Monday January 22 6:00 CASEY’S SHADOW A man, a boy and a horse as fast as lightning (PG-1:57) p.7 8:00 LETS DO IT AGAIN Sidney Poitier, Bill Cosby, Jimmie Walker and loads of fun (PG-1:52) p. 17 10:00 THE FIRST ANNUAL ZANY AWARDS Bizarre “one of a kind” talents win “one of a kind” awards. Hosted by Dan Rowan p. 10 11:00 THE LAST WALTZ Great renditions of The Band’s greatest hits (PG-1:47) p. 11 Tuesday January 23 6:30 SWEET REVENGE She had her own special way with cars. Stockard Charming stars (PG-1:25) p.8 8:00 EUROPE ON ICE Breathtaking show in a fairytale setting! p. 14 9:00 COLLEGE BASKETBALL Oral Roberts at Marquette, p.21 11:00 THE PRIVATE FILES OF J. EDGAR HOOVER His accomplishments, his failings. Broderick Crawford in title role (PG-1:56) p. 13 Wednesday January 24 6.00 LET’S DO IT AGAIN Bill Cosby and Sidney Poitier con the conmen (PG-1:52) p.17 8:00 ELECTRIC LIGHT ORCHESTRA A million dollar’s worth of effects in this musical extravaganza. p.16 9:00 BIG WEDNESDAY Spectacular shots of surfers on “big swells” (PG-2:05) p. 15 11:30 1978 IN SPORTS People, plays and players in baseball, football, boxing, p. 12 12:30 LETS DO IT AGAIN Jimmie Walker (PG-1:52) p. 17 16 Let’s Do It Again Convoy Sidney Poitier, Bill Cosby and Jimmie Walker turn this sequel to Uptown Saturday Night into hilarity as they devise a fight-fixing scheme to save their lodge. Adult humor. (PG-1:52) Jan. 22,24,26 The Last Remake Fireworks erupt when rebellious trucker Kris Kristofferson runs into sophisticated Ali MacGraw. Chases, crashes, CB chatter, and slow motion fights. Adult language. (PG-1:51) Jan. 4,6,8,12,16,25 How could Ann-Margret, Peter Ustinov, even Terry-Thomas take Michael York and Marty Feldman for iden-OT Beau GeSlB twins? Find out in a wacky spoof of Foreign Legion films. Mildly suggestive. (PG-1:23) Jan. 7,20,27 Thursday January 25 6:00 CONVOY Director Peckinpah trades in horses for trucks (PG-1:51) p. 17 8:00 INSIDE THE NFL The season’s finale with Super Bowl wrap-up report, p. 17 9:00 COMING HOME Compelling, absorbing war drama without a single battle scene (R-2:07) p. 15 11:30 HEROES Henry Winkler, Sally Field (PG-1:53) p. 11 1:30 INSIDE THE NFL Repeat of earlier show. p. 17 Inside the NFL Review of first playoff games and a look ahead to AFC and NFC championship games. Jan. 4,5,6 Watch this one for a look at the great plays of the AFC and NFC championship games. Jan. 11,12,13 Tune in for a scouting report for Superbowl XIII at Miami. Jan. 18,19,20 The season finale offers a complete Superbowl XIII wrap-up. Jan. 25,26,27 17 Marvin E. Newman/SI

HBO Guide February 1979 - Page section : 003

Thp I OCf W*lIfr Band,” in its Thanksgiving Day, 1976 farewell con-IIIC MiOl VVdllAi cert^ is joined by Eric Clapton, Neil Diamond, Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell, Ringo Starr and others in an exciting landmark film. Mild language. (PG-1:47) Feb. 4 Europe On Ice George Hamilton hosts the most spectacular ice show in the world. The million-dollar production—costumes, scenery, lights —has captivated audiences all over the world. A great HBO special! Feb. 3,5 Jane Fonda and Jon Voight are brilliant as an officer’s wife and an embittered disabled Vietnam veteran who fall in love in this romantic drama. Adult situations, language, nudity. (R-2:07) Feb. 2,5,10 Silver Streak Gene Wilder Jill Clayburgh, Gene Wilder and Richard Pryor take part in the madcap mystery brewing aboard a transcontinental luxury train hurtling from Los Angeles to Chicago. And there’s plenty to partake of—murder, intrigue, thrills, danger and lots of romance. Directed by Arthur Hiller (Love Story). Mild language. (PG-1:53) Feb. 1,6,9,11 The Norseman Big Wednesday Confronted by treacherous seas, strange lands and an alien, hostile people, Lee Majors and Cornel Wilde are Viking warriors in an action-filled epic adventure. Mild violence. (PG-1:30) Feb. 2,4,8 Jan-Michael Vincent, William Katt and Gary Busey are young surfers facing the challenge of the big waves and the social transitions of the ’60s. Adult humor, language. (PG-2:05) Feb. 1,4,7 On Lnratinn - Don’t reac^ f°r a dictionary, just take his word. Whether Un LOGauOn. ^e»s talking about politics or his “rappaport” with the au- NOVm Crosby dience, Norm Crosby is master of the English language ^ —his own hilarious version! Feb. 2,5,15,23 Gray Lady Down Charlton Heston stars as the courageous commander of a nuclear submarine trapped 1450 feet beneath the sea with 41 crewmen aboard. Dramatic conflicts erupt among the men as they await help in one of the most gripping undersea rescue films ever made. Co-stars Stacy Keach and David Car-radine. Mild physical violence, language. (PG-1:51) Feb. 1,3,6,9,12 6:00 GRAYEAGLE Good, old-fashioned Western adventure (PG-1:44) p. 13 8:00 THE SILVER STREAK Jill Clayburgh, Richard Pryor, Ned Beatty, Patrick McGoohan in a fast-paced action comedy (PG-1:53) p.4 10:00 GRAY LADY DOWN Ronny Cox (Bound for Glory, The Car) (PG-1:51) p.5 12:00 BIG WEDNESDAY Twelve years in the lives of three surf-happy Californians (PG-2:05) p.5 wm





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