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HBO Guide January 1981 - Page section : 004

Saturday January 3 Sunday January 4 ! 3:30 DOT AND THE KANGAROO Award winner (G-1:15) p.5 5:00 STEPPING OUT—THE DEBOLTS GROW UP I Touching tale. Only play date. 6:00 TAKE DOWN Comical high school wrestlers (PG-1:5.1) Only play date. 8:00 WHEN TIME RAN OUT (PG-1:49) See above. 10:00 NORTH DALLAS FORTY (R-1:58) p.17 12:00 THE AMITYVILLE HORROR (R-1:53) p.13 2:00 HBO Late Night: FIREPOWER (R-1:39) Only play date. 3:00 THE GOODBYE GIRL Unusual pair (PG-1:51) p.13 5:00 HBO SNEAK PREVIEW FORJANUARY Starring Stiller and Meara. 5:30 LITTLE BIG MAN Life and times of 121-year-old Indian survivor (PG-2:13) p.5 8:00 PETE’S DRAGON (G-2; 17) See above. 10:30 5th ANNUAL YOUNG COMEDIANS SHOW Carl Reiner hosts a preview of very promising talent, p.21 12:00 THE GOODBYE GIRL Unwilling roommates turned unexpected lovers (PG-1:51) p.13 When Time Ran Out Paul Newman Jacqueline Bisset William Holden An erupting volcano, earthquakes and tidal waves threaten a tropical resort in this all-star disaster movie. Paul Newman plays a wildcatter searching for oil; Jacqueline Bisset, a PR woman; and William Holden, a wheeling-dealing hotel magnate. James Franciscus and Ernest Borgnine co-star. Directed by disaster master Irwin Allen. Profanity, adult situations. (PG-1:49) January 3,6,11,16,21,30 Jaws 2 Summer again! And another great white shark attacks the innocent beach crowd at Amity, despite warnings by worried police chief Roy Scheider. Be glad you’re safe at home when you watch this watery thriller. It’s as scary as Jaws, but with even more action. There’s a wild helicopter chase, and the finale is a shocker. Violence, profanity. (PG-1:56) January 7,11,15 PRODUCTIONS Presents Pete’s Dragon A lovable Disney animated dragon named Elliott croons like Bing Crosby, turns invisible at will, flies like a helicopter and becomes guardian to Pete, an orphan set on running away from a mean foster family. Mickey Rooney, Helen Reddy and Shelley Winters bring their own special effects to a heartwarming musical. (G-2:17) January 4,8,12,17,21,27 Davy Crockett The legendary series about the legend himself: Davy Crockett. A rich portrait of the Tennessee backwoodsman who first fought the Indians and then sacrificed his political career defending their rights. Fess Parker stars. See schedule for individual titles. (:47) January 5,7,8,14,16,20,22,29 © 1980 Walt Disney Productions

HBO Guide January 1981 - Page section : 006

Twilight’s Last Gleaming Emerald Cup Gymnastics Burt Lancaster Richard Widmark Burt Lancaster heads a band of convicts who capture a Montana missile base and threaten to start WW III unless their conditions are met. But his nervous finger is getting closer to the button. Richard Widmark co-stars. Profanity, violence, adult situations. (R-2:23) January 13,17,25,28 The Making of a Champion HBO brings you a dynamic meet and an inside look at three top gymnasts, including Julianne McNamara, a U.S. Olympian at 14. You’ll see them at school, at home and at the Oregon Academy, where they train. Then follow them, and the rest of the best, in a graceful competition. January 12,15,18 5:00 PETE’S DRAGON Tuneful romp (G-2:17) p.7 7:30 EMERALD CUP GYMNASTICS The Making of a Champion. See above. 8:30 LITTLE BIG MAN Indian saga (PG-2-.13) p.5 11:00 NORTH DALLAS FORTY The crackling, bone-crunching pro football world (R-1:58) p. 17 1:00 5th ANNUAL YOUNG COMEDIANS SHOW Stars of the future? p.21 12 Tuesday January 13 5:30 STORIES FROM A FLYING TRUNK Charming tales (1:27) p.7 7:00 "BEAUTIFUL, BABY, BEAUTIFUL!” Today’s top models, p.8 8:00 TWILIGHT'S LAST GLEAMING (R-2:23) See above. 10:30 THE Candid CANDID CAMERA p. 11 11:00 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY Atrip! (G-2:19) p.4 1:30 MOONRAKER Bond action (PG-2:06) p. 17 Wednesday January 14 5:00 DOT AND THE KANGAROO Animated fun (G-1:15) p.5 6:30 DAVY CROCKETT INDIAN FIGHTER Legend returns (:45) p.7 7:30 LEGENDS: ELEANOR ROOSEVELT See above. 8:00 BIG JAKE John Wayne (PG-1:50) p. 11 10:00 PRESTO CHANGOp.9 11:00 THE BRIDGE AT REMAGEN (1:56) p.9 1:00 THE AMITYVILLE HORROR (R-1:53) p. 13 Boardwalk Stark drama about an aging Brooklyn couple surrounded by the crumbling realities of their neighborhood and lives. Lee Strasberg, Ruth Gordon star. Violence, profanity, adult situations. (1:43) January 2,6,11,19 The Goodbye Girl Richard Dreyfuss and Marsha Mason stage their own version of War and Peace in a romantic comedy about two people who never intended to be roommates. Adult situations, language. (PG-1:51) January 1,4,7 Thursday January 15 5:00 THE WATER BABIES' Colorful animation (1:26) p.20 6:30 EMERALD CUP GYMNASTICS With Olympic-class stars, p. 12 7:30 INSIDE THE NFL Week’s football highlights, p.5 8:30 CLOSE ENCOUNTERS The Special Edition. Alien landing (PG-2-.19) p. 10 11:00 INSIDE THE NFL p.5 12:00 PAUL SIMON IN CONCERT With "One-Trick Pony." p.5 1:00 JAWS 2 Man-eater returns (PG-1:56) p.6 The Amityville Horror The best-selling horror story that became one of the big box-office hits of the yearl James Brolin, Margot Kidder (Superman), Rod Steiger and Don Stroud all face the unknown in a house that lives, breathes and oozes a nightmare. “For God’s sake, get out!” Profanity, violence, adult situations. (R-1:53) January 3,6,14,20 13 Eleanor Roosevelt: An intimate portrait of one of our greatest First Ladies. Her public image was quiet confidence and optimism. But was Eleanor Roosevelt really the dedicated mother and wife? Using stills, newsreels, recently revealed letters and interviews with FDR, Jr. and biographer Joseph Lash, her life is traced from childhood through her years with FDR. A close look at a truly great woman. January 14,19,24,29

HBO Guide January 1981 - Page section : 007

Someone is out to murder the lovely heiress to a pharmaceutical empire. Is he someone she knows? Audrey Hepburn faces terror in a spine-tingling thriller set in the world of jet-hopping millionaires. Omar Sharif co-stars. Profanity, nudity, adult situations. (R-1:56) January 16,20,28,31 5:00 DAVY CROCKETT GOES TO CONGRESS Disney original (:47) p.7 6:00 DAVY CROCKETT ATTHEALAMO The classic adventure (:47) p.7 7:00 INSIDE THE NFL Repeat of Thursday show, p.5 8:00 BLOODLINE (R-1:56) See above. 10:00 NORTH DALLAS FORTY Football drama (R-1:58) p. 17 12:00 WHEN TIME RAN OUT Red Buttons (PG-1:49) p.6 2:00 HBO Late Night: CITY ON FIRE Henry Fonda (R-1:46) p.22 14 2:30 PETE’S DRAGON Musical fantasy (G-2:17) p.7 5:00 LITTLE BIG MAN Western yam (PG-2:13) p.5 7:30 A BOY NAMED CHARLIE BROWN (G-1:20) See above. 9:00 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING Hagler Title Defense. (Live) See above. 11:00 TWILIGHT’S LAST GLEAMING Nuclear blackmail (R-2:23) p. 12 1:30 HBO Late Night: THE EVICTORS Jessica Harper (PG-1:28) p.22 2:30 EMERALD CUP GYMNASTICS Top female competitors, p. 12 3:30 MOONRAKER Roger Moore (PG-2:06) p. 17 6:00 BIG JAKE Cowboy action on the 1909 Texas frontier (PG-1:50) p. 11 8:00 MEATBALLS (PG-1:33) See above. 9:30 MOONRAKER Spy spectacle (PG-2:06) p. 17 11:45 THE BRIDGE AT REMAGEN George Segal (1:56) p.9 1:45 "BEAUTIFUL, BABY, BEAUTIFUL!” p.8 Sidney Sheldon’s Bloodline Audrey Hepburn BenGazzara Academy Award Winner The Tin Dram Oscar winner for Best Foreign Film, this is the satirical story of a little boy in WWII Germany who defies the Nazis by rebelling in bizarre ways—like refusing to grow up! “A genuine masterpiece” (Rex Reed) Strong sexual content, violence, adult situations. (Dubbed; R-2:22) January 21,26 Thursday January 22 5:00 DAVY CROCKETT AT ■ THE ALAMO (:47)p.7 6:00 DOT AND THE KANGAROO Fanciful journey (G-1:15) p.5 7:30 INSIDE THE NFL The week’s top highlights, p.5 8:30 MEATBALLS What a summer! (PG-1:33) p.15 10:00 5th ANNUAL YOUNG COMEDIANS p,21 11:30 INSIDE THE NFL p.5 12:30 NORTH DALLAS FORTY Mac Davis (R-1:58)p.17 North Dallas Forty Nick Nolte Mac Davis Nick Nolte is in bad shape. Getting him on the football field takes padding, drugs and a little miracle glue. In a sports drama that puts pro football on the defensive, he and Mac Davis show the inside world of the super athlete. Profanity, nudity, adult situations. (R-1:58) January 3,7,12,16,22,27 Moonraker Secret Agent 007 is back! Roger Moore rockets to outer space for a showdown with master villain Drax and his old enemy "Jaws,” a man-mountain with teeth of steel. Moore is aided by Lois Chiles, a boat that travels on land, and more Bond-sty le gadgetry. Adult situations, violence. (PG-2:06) January 10,13,18,26 17

HBO Guide January 1981 - Page section : 008

Omar James Coburn The Baltimore Bullet Hide your women, lock up your cash. Billie Joe and “the Baltimore Bullet” are on their way. James Cobum and Bruce Boxleitner are pool hustlers heading for fun and fortune. Cobum, “the Bullet,” is anxious for another go against Omar Sharif, sleek master hustler of them all and just out of prison for tax evasion. Ronee Blakley co-stars. “A lovely bunch of coconuts” (Sports Illustrated) Profanity, nudity, adult situations. (PG-1:43) January 23,27 I Friday Saturday Sunday January 23 January 24 January 25 5:30 STORIES FROM A FLYING TRUNK Unusual tales (127) p.8 7:00 INSIDE THE NFL Repeat of Thursday show, p.5 8:00 THE BALTIMORE BULLET (PG-1:43) See above. 10:00 BIG JAKE Western action (PG-1:50) p. 11 12:00 NIGHT OF THE JUGGLER James Brolin pursues daughter’s kidnapper (R-1:41) p. 16 1:45 HBO Late Night: BUCKSTONE COUNTY PRISON Escape drama (R-127) p.22 3:30 CLOSE ENCOUNTERS UFO landings (PG-2:19) p. 10 6:00 LEGENDS: ELEANOR ROOSEVELT p. 13 6:30 "BEAUTIFUL, BABY, BEAUTIFUL!” p.8 7:30 STUNTS Daring action (PG-129) p.16 9:00 HUMANOIDS FROM THE DEEP (R-122) See above. 10:30 5th ANNUAL YOUNG COMEDIANS p.21 11:45 CLOSE ENCOUNTERS Sci-fi intrigue (PG-2:19) p. 10 2:15 HBO Late Night: CASINO de PARIS Nightclub dazzle (1:15) p22 2:00 PRESTO CHANGO, IT’S MAGIC! p.9 3:00 INSIDE THE NFL p.5 4:00 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY (G-2:19) p.4 6:30 CHARLIE BROWN “Peanuts” gang (G-1:20) p. 15 8:00 NIGHT OF THE JUGGLER (R-1:41) p.16 10:00 KRIS KRISTOFFERSON AND ANNE MURRAY See above. 11:00 THE Candid CANDID CAMERA p. 11 11:30 TWILIGHT’S LAST GLEAMING Burt Lancaster (R-223) p. 12 18 Standing Room Only: Kris Kristofferson and Anne Murray Two of the hottest stars on today’s country/pop scene. In a fan-packed concert, singer/songwriter/film star (Heaven’s Gate) Kris sings many of his big hits including: “Me and Bobby McGee” and “For the Good Times.” Award-winning Anne performs “Daydream Believer” and “You Needed Me,” among others. And they join forces for a blockbuster rendition of “Let It Be Me” that brings down the house. January 25,29 Humanoids from the Deep Cannery officials, tampering with the environment to increase their fish catch, spawn some unexpected results. Strange amphibious monsters from the ocean depths start mating with the townsfolk in this horror shocker. Doug McClure joins forces with Ann Turkel, the scientist whose experiments go haywire. Graphic violence, nudity, profanity. (R-1:22) January 24,30 19

HBO Guide January 1981 - Page section : 009

Can’t Stop the Music The Water Babies James Mason A wondrous children’s tale. Live action, animation and songs combine in a fantasy underwater world. When a young chimney sweep is wrongly accused of stealing, he escapes into a pool of delightful creatures that lead him far into his imagination—and yours. (1:26) January 1,7,15,26 Valerie Perrine Village People Direct from its theatrical run, here’s a knockout musical comedy set against the glitter and pizzazz of the disco scene. Valerie Perrine and Bruce Jenner co-star, and the Village People perform one great number after another. Profanity, nudity, adult situations. (PG-1:57) January 27,31 Monday Tuesday Wednesday January 26 ; . January 27 January 28 Summer camp to end all summer camps (PG-1:33) p.15 8:30 5:30 THE WATER BABIES Animated fantasy (126) p.20 7:00 MEATBALLS rnptoei (PG-1* HBO SNEAK PREVIEW FOR FEBRUARY See above. 9:00 BIG JAKE Two-fisted John Wayne fixes things his way (PG-1:50) p. 11 11:00 MOONRAKER 007 adventure (PG-2fl6) p. 17 1:15 THE TIN DRUM Nazism seen through a young boy’s eyes (R-222) p. 17 5:30 PETE’S DRAGON Colorful, live action, animated children’s classic (G-2:17) p.7 8:00 CAN’T STOP THE MUSIC (PG-2:02) See above. 10:00 NORTH DALLAS FORTY Nick Nolte in the world of professional football (R-1:58) p.17 12:00 THE BALTIMORE BULLET Fast-talking father/son pool hustlers (PG-1:43)p.18 1:45 LITTLE BIG MAN Dustin Hoffman (PG-2:13) p.5 6:00 STORIES FROM A FLYING TRUNK Children’s feature (127) p.8 7:30 CONSUMER REPORTS PRESENTS: THE ALL-AROUND-THE-HOUSE SHOW See above. 8:00 CLOSE ENCOUNTERS Alien forces startle Muncie, Indiana (PG-2:19) p. 10 10:30 BLOODLINE Audrey Hepbum (R-1:56) p.14 12:30 TWILIGHT'S LAST GLEAMING Tense climax (R-223) p. 12 20 Jerry and Anne have a surprise for you in the current edition of HBO Sneak Preview. They'll list and discuss the top 10 movies of 1980. Of course, they’ll also tell you about the movies, sports and specials coming your way on Home Box Office next month. January 26,29 saETC* / Consumer Reports presents: The ALL-AROUND-THE-HOUSE Show Are common household products releasing toxic gas in your home? Are natural foods and vitamins really healthier? Find answers to these and more questions about products around the home. Other features: what to look out for in hair dryers, portable heaters and the paper towels; and taste test findings of bottled water. January 28,31 Thursday On Location: January 29 5:00 DAVY CROCKETT INDIAN FIGHTER p.7 6:00 PRESTO CHANGO, IT’S MAGIC! p.9 7:00 LEGENDS p.13 7:30 INSIDE THE NFL p.5 8:30 KRIS KRISTOFFERSON p. 19 9:30 NIGHT OF THEJUGGLER Kidnapper search (R-1:41) p.16 11:30 INSIDE THE NFL p.5 12:30 HBO SNEAK PREVIEW FOR FEBRUARY p.21 1:00 STUNTS Whodunit? (PG-129) p. 16 UVff Once again HBO presents today’s hottest young comedians. (Robin Williams and Andy Kaufman appeared on earlier shows.) Funnyman Carl Reiner presides over all the merriment at LA’s Comedy Store. Here’s a chance to have some fun and pick the star comics of tomorrow. January 4,8,12,22,24 21

HBO Guide January 1981 - Page section : 010

Elton John Plays Central Park One of rock’s flashiest superstars is back in an electrifying performance. Taped before an audience of more than 300,000 in New York’s Central Park, the concert includes many of his greatest hits, like “Philadelphia Freedom,” as well as songs from his latest album, 21 at 33. January 31 How to Beat the High Cost of Living Jane Curtin, Susan Saint James and Jessica Lange are three funny, sexy housewives who turn to crime in a hilarious effort to beat double-digit inflation. They plot to rip off a suburban shopping mall. Richard Benjamin co-stars. Nudity, profanity, adult situations and humor. (PG-1:45) January 30 Friday Saturday January 30 January 31 & 5:30 A BOY NAMED CHARLIE BROWN Cartoon greats (G-1:20) p. 15 7:00 INSIDE THE NFL p.5 8:00 HOW TO BEAT THE HIGH COST OF LIVING (PG-1:45) See above. 10:00 MEATBALLS Bill Murray (PG-1:33)p.15 11:30 HUMANOIDS FROM THE DEEP Monster movie (R-122) p.19 1:00 WHEN TIME RAN OUT Paul Newman (PG-1:49) p.6 3:00 HBO Late Night: THE MADHOUSE OF DR. FEAR Comedy special (1:00) p22 22 3:30 CAN’T STOP THE MUSIC All-star cast (PG-1:57) p.20 5:30 CONSUMER REPORTS PRESENTS p.21 6:00 BIG JAKE Frontier tale (PG-1:50) p.11 8:00 ELTON JOHN See above. 9:00 CAN’T STOP... Disco tunes (PG-1:57) p.20 11:00 THE Candid CANDID CAMERA p. 11 11:30 BLOODLINE Mystery thriller (R-1:56) p. 14 1:30 HBO Late Night: CITY ON FIRE Heated nightmare (R-1:46) p.22 HB01ATE NIGHT iti? & a. City on Fire Henry Fonda faces a nightmarish day in a typical U.S. city. (Jan. 16,31) The Evictors Haunted house claims the lives of those who try to live there. (Jan. 2,17) Buckstone County Prison Legendary prison guard tracks escapees. (Jan. 10,23) SRO: Casino de Paris Saucy entertainment that’s totally French. (Jan. 9,24) The Madhouse of Dr. Fear Sophisticated, unusual comedy special. (Jan. 1,30) FEBRUARY 1-5 Sunday, 1 3:30 THE BALTIMORE BULLET p. 18 5:30 SNEAK PREVIEW p.21 6:00 ELEANOR ROOSEVELT p. 13 6:30 STUNTS p. 16 8:00 STARTING OVER 10:00 THE BULLET p. 18 11:45 THE TIN DRUM p. 17 Monday, 2 5:30 NIKKI, WILD DOG 6:30 DAVY CROCKETT p.7 7:30 SPORTS 1980 8:30 TWILIGHT’S LAST GLEAMING p. 12 11:00 KRIS KRISTOFFERSON p. 19 12:00 HUMANOIDS p. 19 1:30 "BEAUTIFUL!" p.8 Tuesday, 3 6:00 COUNTRY COYOTE 7:00 ELTON JOHN p22 8:00 THE MUSIC MAN 10:30 SNEAK PREVIEW p.21 11:00 NIGHT OF THE JUGGLER p. 16 12:45 CLOSE ENCOUNTERS Special Edition, p. 10 Wednesday, 4 6:00 NIKKI, WILD DOG 7:00 DAVY CROCKETT p.7 8:00 DIANA ROSS 9:30 COST OF LIVING p.22 11:30 MEATBALLS p. 15 1:00 CAN’T STOP THE MUSIC p^O Thursday, 5 6:00 CHARLIE BROWN p. 15 7:30 CONSUMER REPORTS House products, p.21 8:00 DEATHWISH 9:30 STARTING OVER 11:30 BLOODLINE p.14 1:30 THE Candid CANDID CAMERA p. 11 Coming in J February © 1980 Walt Disney ProductkMSj

HBO Guide February 1981 - Page section : 003

The pain and ridiculous situations faced by a recently divorced man are depicted frankly in this upbeat romantic comedy. Burt Reynolds creates a real three-dimensional character —a frustrated writer searching for love and happiness. Jill Clayburgh and Candice Bergen were Oscar nominees as the women in his life. “Burt Reynolds’ best” (Washington Post) Adult situations, profanity, nudity. (R-1:46) February 1,5,9,13,17,21,25 Sunday February 1 Monday February 2 3:30 THE BALTIMORE BULLET Pool hustlers (PG-1:43) p.22 5:30 HBO SNEAK PREVIEW FOR FEBRUARY 6:00 LEGENDS: ELEANOR ROOSEVELT Only play date. 6:30 STUNTS Whodunit? (PG-129) p.5 8:00 STARTING OVER See above (R-1:46) 10:00 THE BALTIMORE BULLET James Cobum (PG-1:43) p.22 11:45 THE TIN DRUM Oscar winner set in Nazi Germany (Subtitled-R-2'22) p.11 5:30 NIKKI, WILD DOG Part 1. (:48) p.9 6:30 DAVY CROCKETT GOES TO CONGRESS Disney original (:47) p.7 7:30 HBO SPORTS MAGAZINE 1980In Review. See above. 8:30 TWILIGHT’S LAST GLEAMING Only play date (R-2:23) 11:00 KRIS KRISTOFFERSON p. 19 12:00 HUMANOIDS FROM THE DEEP (R-1:22) p.22 1:30 "BEAUTIFUL, BABY, BEAUTIFUL!" Only play date. Stunts Hollywood stunt men are daredevils in runaway cars I and fiery buildings. But on Tv this movie set, someone is I out to kill them for real. Rob-i ert Forster stars. Adult situa-J tions, profanity, violence. I (PG-1:29) February 1,9 Davy Crockett Fess Parker stars as the legendary Tennessee backwoodsman who first fought the Indians and then sacrificed his political career defending their rights. See schedule for individual titles. (:47) February 2,4,9,10 HBO Sports Magazine 1980 In Review More than just highlights, HBO gives you an in-depth look at the year’s major stories and stars. Relive the rousing wins by Eric Heiden and the U.S. hockey team. Watch Tug McGrow's heart-thumping relief that made the Phils improbable champs. Marvel at the classic battles between Bjom Borg and John McEnroe. Plus lots more—all reported by Barry Tompkins and Larry Merchant. February 2,6,8,11 Elton John Plays Central Park One of rock’s flashiest superstars is back in an electrifying performance. Taped before an audience of more than 300,000 in New York’s Central Park, the concert includes many of his greatest hits, like “Philadelphia Freedom” and “Yellow Brick Road,” as well as songs from his latest album, 21 at 33. February 3,6,11,15,28 How to Beat the High Cost of Living Jane Curtin, Susan Saint James and Jessica Lange are three funny, sexy housewives who turn to crime in a hilarious effort to beat double-digit inflation. They plot to rip off a suburban shopping mall. Richard Benjamin co-stars. Adult situations and humor; nudity, profanity. (PG-1:45) February 4,8,12,17,21 5





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