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HBO Guide March 1980 - Page section : 002

Highlights CALIFORNIA DREAMING Youthful comedy of the California beach life starring Glynnis O’Connor. See page 5. THE PROMISE Contemporary romantic drama starring Kathleen Quinlan and Stephen Collins. See page 13. LIZA A terrific evening of singing and entertainment with superstar Liza Minnelli. See page 9. HURRICANE Benmnlg photographed Soyth SiM romantic- adventure starring IVfia Farro^^ee page 8. More highlights... AAU INTER-CITY BOXING Catch the country’s top amateur fighters in this explosive elimination tournament. See page 6. BUCKSTONE COUNTY PRISON Crime adventure set in mountains of North Carolina. Seepage 19. Home Box Office, Standing Room Only, HBO, SRO, On Location are trademarks and servicemarks of Home Box Office, Inc. The HBO Guide is published monthly by Home Box Office, Inc. N.J. Nicholas, Jc. President Sean McCarthy, Treasurer Carolyn K. McCandless, Secretary FAST BREAK Gabe Kaplan’s having a ball, coaching a zany hardwood squad on to © 1980 Home Box Office, Inc. AH rights reserved, glory. See page 4. 2 GYMNASTICS First Pacific Championships. Super meet with Kurt Thomas and acrobatic Chinese team. See page 15. DAYS OF THRILLS AND LAUGHTER Charlie Chaplin, the Keystone Cops, even Houdini! See page 16. SURVIVE! Shocking story of the 45 passengers in the 1972 plane crash in the Andes mountains. See page 14. KING OF THE GYPSIES A struggle within a modern-day gypsy family in America. Sterling Hayden stars. See page 9. for March OLIVER’S STORY Ryan O’Neal and Candice Bergen co-star in this touching sequel to Love Story. See page 21. TRACK AND FIELD The Martin Luther King Games. Outstanding athletes in a major outdoor meet. See page 18. HBO SNEAK PREVIEW WITH STILLER AND MEARA America’s favorite comedy couple preview HBO shows. See page 19. GET OUT YOUR HANDKERCHIEFS A husband who’ll do anything to cheer up his wife. See page 11. DAVID BRENNER On Location. Brenner is back for his third, hilarious Home Box Office special. See page 20. "BEAUTIFUL, BABY, BEAUTIFUL! Look at the modeling industry —from the inside. See page 19. FOUL PLAY Chevy Chase, Goldie Hawn in a comedy-thriller with plenty of intrigue and romance. See page 12. ... and still more NATIONAL LAMPOON'S ANIMAL HOUSE The most popular movie comedy of all time! See page 17. PLAGUE Deadly new lab-created germ panics a nation and threatens the whole world. See page 21. MAN VS. SHARK An Unsanctioned Competition. A dangerous game—between divers and blue sharks! See page 14. TAKEDOWN Utah high school athletes dream of greatness—and overcoming their loser image. See page 13. HBO welcomes subscriber comments on HBO programming and scheduling. Write to: HBO Subscriber Information Services, Time & Lite Bldg., Rockefeller Center, New York, N.Y. 10020 Service, reception and billing inquiries can be handled only by your local cable TV company. HBO reserves the right to make a schedule change or program substitution without notice.

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Fast Break Gabe Kaplan You’ll hit the floor laughing as losers become winners in this uproarious action comedy with an authentic basketball background. Gabe (Kotter) Kaplan makes his film debut as a deli clerk who gets his shot at the big time—coaching college ball. He has to make it to the top with a pool hustler, an exgospel preacher, a muscleman, a jailbird—and a girl—on the squad! “Part Rocky... part Bad News Bears” (Chicago Tribune) Vulgarities. (PG-1:47) March 2,6,10,14,18,22,26 2:00 TIME WAS... The 50s Only play date this month 3:00 OVER THE EDGE Suburban siege (PG-1:35) p.22 5:00 RUN FOR THE ROSES Stuart Whitman (PG-1:33) p. 10 6:30 AAU INTER-CITY BOXING New York vs. Atlanta. 8:00 Tonight’s Highlight: CALIFORNIA DREAMING Beach life (R-1:32)p.5 9:30 FORCE TEN FROM NAVARONE Robert Shaw (PG-2:00) p.5 11:30 FIREPOWER Sophia Loren (R-1:39) p.6 4 2:30 EUROPEONICEp.il 3:30 PROUD REBEL Alan Ladd (1:41) p.22 5:30 HBO SNEAK PREVIEW Stiller and Meara. p. 19 6:00 BREAKOUT Robert Duvall (PG-1:36) p.22 8:00 Tonight's Highlight: FAST BREAK Gabe Kaplan—deli clerk to basketball coach (PG-I:47) p.4 10:00 THE WILD WACKY WORLD OF WINTER Guest Carol Burnett, p.5 11:00 MEN’S GYMNASTICS Only play date this month 12:00 OLD BOYFRIENDS (R-1:42) Only play date California Dreaming Tender, hilarious, sometimes sad story of the young and beautiful beach people —bunnies who never get wet, surfers who never dry out. Glynnis O’Connor (Ode to Billy Joe) is a no-nonsense teenager loving the lifestyle but wanting more than sand and surf. Dennis Christopher (Breaking Away) is an out-of-step Midwesterner sampling the casual life. “Pleasantly offbeat... fine surfing footage” (People) Adult situations, briefnudity. (R-1:32) March 1,4,9,14,17 The Wild Wacky Wonderful World of Winter Here’s an entire ski-lodgeful of familiar faces to help you take the chill out of the season—with an avalanche of laughs. Carol Burnett, Beth Howland (Alice), Teri Garr and Fred Willard team up in sketches that range from a parody of disaster movies (Slushbound!) to a “common cold” telethon. March 2,8,10,13 Force Ten From Navarone Explosive World War II drama, as two veterans of The Guns of Navarone suicide squad battle their way through the Yugoslav mountains. Robert Shaw plays Mallory, the cynical British commando; Edward Fox is the demolitions expert. Miller. Harrison Ford (Star Wars) and Barbara Bach also star. Violence. (PG-2:00) March 1,3,7,13

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AAU Inter-City Boxing HBO Sports continues its coverage of this rousing tournament. Miami, with its three Gray brothers, slugs it out with Philadelphia. Heavyweights Parris Flowers and Michael Gans will trade explosive blows as L. A. and San Francisco tangle. Chicago and Houston swap furious punches. HBO adds its own knockout with the first of the semifinal slugfests. March 5,8,12,15,19,22,26,29 Violence is the name of the game in this international thrill- Fireoower er starr*n8 Sophia Loren—who’s out to revenge her hus-band’s murder. Profanity, violence. (R-1:39) March 1,6,10 Monday Tuesday Wednesday March 3 March 4 March 5 6:00 FORCE TEN FROMNAVARONE Robert Shaw, cynical commando (PG-2:00) p.5 8:00 Tonight’s Highlight: BOB & CAROL & TED & ALICE Marriage fun and games in swinging, sunny California (R-l:44) p.7 10:00 NIGHTWING Day belongs to man... night is theirs (PG-1:45) p. 15 11:45 MONEY MOVERS Fast-paced, suspenseful crime drama (R-1:31) p. 15 6 5:30 SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER John Travolta (PG-1:48) Only play date this month 7:30 Tonight's Highlight: HOLLYWOOD Stars, premiers, parties, p.7 8:00 CALIFORNIA DREAMING Glynnis O’Connor (R-1:32) p.5 9:30 BREAKOUT Jill Ireland (PG-1:36) p.22 11:15 AMERICAN HOT WAX Late ’50s rock ’n’roll (PG-1:31) 5:00 DUMMIES Adult ventriloquism and comedy show, p.22 6:00 OVER THE EDGE Michael Kramer (PG-1:35) p.22 8:00 RUN FOR THE ROSES Vera Miles (PG-I:33) p. 10 9:30 HBO SNEAK PREVIEW With Stiller and Meara. p. 19 10:00 Tonight’s Highlight: AAU INTER-CITY BOXING Quarterfinal match: Philadelphia vs. Miami, p. 6 11:30 SAINT JACK Ben Gazarra (R-l :50) p.22 How about Donna Summer? Is she really such a “bad girl”? Host David Sheehan also explores whether Stock-ard Channing is situation comedy’s next Lucille Ball and asks Bo Derek’s co-star, Dudley Moore, how it feels to be upstaged by a “10”. March 4,8,13,16,19,24 Natalie Wood Robert Culp Elliott Gould Dyan Cannon Two married couples start out as best friends and carry on from there in this sophisticated, warm and tender com edy. Natalie Wood and Robert Culp, Dyan Cannon and El liott Gould kid California morality, wife swapping and group therapy. The film earned four Academy Award nom inations, including two for the performances of Gould and Cannon. “Scintillating social comedy” (Los Angeles Times) Adult situations. (R-1:44) March 3,7,12,23 The Getaway Steve McQueen Ali MacGraw Fast-paced heist-and-chase caper as a parolee and his wife plan that last, really big Texas bank job. Steve McQueen and Ali MacGraw are the robbery masterminds in Sam Peckinpah’s contemporary western. Sally Struthers co-stars. Adult situations, violence. (PG-2:02) March 6/10,16,18,29 7 6:00 PROUD REBEL Alan Ladd and his son travel west (1:41) p.22 8:00 Tonight's Highlight: THE GETAWAY Steve McQueen and Ali MacGraw plan their last big bank heist (PG-2:02) p.7 10:00 FAST BREAK Gabe Kaplan as basketball coach of the poorest college in Nevada (PG-1:47) p.4 12:00 FIREPOWER Sophia Loren, James Coburn in all-star thriller (R-1:39) p.6

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Hurricane Timothy Bottoms There’s trouble in paradise when a lovely young American meets a handsome South Sea chieftain in far-off Pago Pago in the ’20s. Mia Farrow is a Boston artist visiting her father, Jason Robards, the island Mia Farrow Jason Robards governor. Dayton Ka’Ne, a 6' 2" Hawaiian surfer, debuts as Mia’s lover. Timothy Bottoms and Max Von Sydow are on hand for the stormy climax. Partial nudity. (PG-1:42) March 7,11,16,20,22,24 Friday Saturday Sunday j March March 8 March 9 6.00 EUROPE ON ICE Spectacular ice revue from Lausanne, Switzerland. Gina Lol-lobrigida hosts, p. 11 8:00 Tonight’s Highlight: HURRICANE Romantic adventure on a South Sea island (PG -1:42) p. 8 10:00 BOB & CAROL & TED & ALICE Natalie Wood and Robert Culp —a swinging California couple (R-1:44) p. 7 11:45 FORCE TEN FROM NAVARONE Their mission: kill a traitor, blow up a bridge (PG-2:00) p.5 2:30 AMERICAN HOT WAX ’50s rock ’n’ roll (PG-1:31) 4:00 DUMMIES Ventriloquism & comedy, p.22 5:00 HOLLYWOOD p.7 5:30 THE WILD WACKY WORLD OF WINTER p.S 6:30 AAU INTER-CITY BOXING Philadelphia vs. Miami, p.6 8:00 Tonight’s Highlight: KING OF THE GYPSIES Gypsy youth tries to renounce his heritage (R-l :42) p.9 10:00 MONEY MOVERS $20 million heist (R-1:31) p. 15 11:30 MIDNIGHT EXPRESS Prison terror (R-2:01) p. 15 3:00 NIGHTWING Vampire bats (PG-1:45) p. 15 5:00 RUN FOR THE ROSES Vera Miles (PG-1:33) p. 10 6:30 THANK GOD IT’S FRIDAY Life in a disco (PG-1:29) p. 18 8:00 Tonight's Highlight: LIZA "An Evening With Liza Minnelli SRO. Elegant performance, p.9 9:30 NIGHTWING David Warner (PG-1:45) p. 15 11:15 CALIFORNIA DREAMING Glynnis O’Connor (R-l:32) p.5 12:45 SAINT JACK Ben Gazzara (R-l :50) p.22 8 Superstar Liza displays all her dazzling talents in a classy concert performance from her recent sell-out national tour. She acts, she dances, and she sings all her stage and movie hits, everything from blues to ballads —including the show stoppers “Cabaret” and “New York, New York.” LIZA: An Evening with Liza Minnelli —truly a rare theatrical experience, and an exclusive Home Box Office debut of a dynamite performer. Don’t miss her on Standing Room Only. March 9,13,17,19, 21,25,29 King of the Gypsies A young gypsy finds himself the unwilling heir to the throne of his clan. A fascinating drama of three generations of a violent, modern-day gypsy family in America—their way of life, code of honor and vengeance shown in brilliant detail. Eric Roberts, Sterling Hayden, Susan Sarandon head a huge cast. Nudity, adult situations, language. (R-1:42) March 8,12,17,21,27 9

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Monday March 10 Hiesday March 11 Wednesday March 12 5:00 THE GETAWAY Suspense and romance in contemporary Texas (PG-2:02) p.7 7:00 THE WILD WACKY WORLD OF WINTER Beth Howland, “Vera” in TV’s hit Alice, p.5 8:00 Tonight’s Highlight: TIME WAS... The 60s | Viet Nam, Bay of Pigs, Civil Rights riots, p. 10 9:00 FIREPOWER James Coburn (R-1:39) p.6 11:00 FAST BREAK Michael Warren, a teenage f evangelist (PG-1:47) p.4 6:00 EUROPE ON ICE Tribute to Hollywood, p. 11 7:00 DUMMIES SRO: Ventriloquism and comedy. p.22 8:00 Tonight’s Highlight: REVENGE OF THE PINK PANTHER Bumbling Clouseau on the trail of an international drug ring (PG-1:39) p. 11 10:00 HURRICANE Clash of cultures in American Samoa of’20s (PG-1:42) p.8 11:45 SAINT JACK Ben Gazzara (R-l :50) p.22 6:00 NIGHTWING Lethal menace in the Southwest (PG-I:45) p. 15 8:00 KING OF THE GYPSIES Fascinating look at the gypsy society (R-l:42) p.9 10:00 Tonight's Highlight: AAU INTER-CITY BOXING Quarterfinal match: Los Angeles vs. San Francisco, p.6 11:30 BOB & CAROL & TED & ALICE Dyan Cannon and Elliott Gould co-star (R-1:44) p.7 One more piece from the picture of the past in this exclusive HBO series hosted by Dick Cavett. From the “Camelot” days of JFK to the conservatism of Nixon when policies at home were attacked and unrest was nationwide. The decade when an articulate, disillusioned and challenging young generation surfaced. Vietnam. The Bay of Pigs. Assassinations. Riots. The Beatles. Woodstock. The Twist. Women’s lib. Man’s first step on the moon. And it all was... in the Sixties. March 10,14,18,20,23,29 Dim fnr A Puerto Rican youngster never loses faith in his lame but beautiful colt as he grooms him for the Kentucky the H0S6S Derby. Mild profanity. (PG-1:33) March 1,5,9,13,17 10 Revenge of the Pink Panther Get Out Your Handkerchiefs Great sight gags, exciting chases and some of Inspector Clouseau’s kookiest disguises! Peter Sellers is on the loose again in the fifth and funniest of the Panther films. “Uproarious! A knockabout knockout of a funny film!” (Gene Shalit) Mild language. (PG-1:39) March 11,15,19,24,30 This very sophisticated, adult comedy won an Oscar for Best Foreign Film. Gerard Depardieu is so in love with his beautiful but depressed wife, Carole Laure. that he encourages stranger Patrick Dewaere to make love to her. Very adult situations, nudity. (R-l:40) March 13,16,19,21,24 Europe on Ice Zoom over to snowy Switzerland for an ice-skating extravaganza. Gina Lollo-brigida hosts this brand new production with lavish sets, bright costumes and dazzling skating. There’s a nostalgic tribute to Hollywood and its greatest stars, plus some delightful comedy routines. Great family entertainment. March 2,7,11,15,17 5:00 RUN FOR THE ROSES Stuart Whitman (PG-1:33) p.IO 6:30 FORCE TEN FROMNAVARONE Harrison Ford (PG-2:00) p.5 8:30 LIZA: "An Evening With Liza Minnelli" p.9 10:00 Tonight’s Highlight: GET OUT YOUR HANDKERCHIEFS Adult comedy of a man who’ll do the unusual to cheer up his wife (R-l:40) p.l 1 11:45 THE WACKY WORLD OF WINTER p.5 12:45 HOLLYWOOD p. 7

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Friday March 14 Saturday March 15 Sunday March 16 5:00 FAST BREAK Gabe Kaplan (PG-1:47) p.4 7:00 TIME WAS... The 60s Twist with Chubby Checker and walk on the Moon. p. 10 8:00 Tonight’s Highlight: THE PROMISE College students vow to love forever, but fate intervenes (PG-1:38) p. 13 10:00 THANK GOD irS FRIDAY Donna Summer (PG-1:29) p. 18 11:30 CALIFORNIA DREAMING Surfing life (R-1:32) p.5 1:00 TIME WAS... The 60s HBO exclusive, p. 10 3:30 REVENGE OF THE PINK PANTHER Peter Sellers (PG-1:39) p. 11 5:30 EUROPE ON ICE Get a Swiss tour. p. 11 6:30 AAU INTER-CITY BOXING L.A. vs. San Francisco, p.6 8:00 Tonight’s Highlight: TAKE DOWN Action-filled high school comedy (PG-1:47) p. 13 10rf)0 REVENGE OF THE PINK PANTHER Dyan Cannon (PG-1:39) p. 11 11:45 NIGHTWING Vampire bats invade an Indian reservation (PG-1:45) p. 15 3:30 HOLLYWOOD Candid conversations, p.7 4:00 THE GETAWAY Sally Struthers (PG-2:02) p.7 6:00 HURRICANE Mia Farrow, an American officer’s daughter (PG-1:42) p.8 8:00 Tonight’s Highlight: FOUL PLAY Chevy Chase tries to rescue Goldie Hawn in a comedy-thriller (PG-1:56) p.12 10:00 MIDNIGHT EXPRESS Prison terror (R-2:01) p. 15 12:00 GET OUT YOUR HANDKERCHIEFS French comedy with Gerard Depardieu (R-l :40) p. 11 12 The Promise Take Down Action-filled sports comedy of inept high school wrestlers dreaming of greatness and living down an image as losers. Handsome Lorenzo Lamas stars as a Utah athlete about to drop out under the strain of family problems. Stephen Furst (“Flounder” of Animal House) is a tuba-playing heavyweight. “Uplifting” (Los Angeles Times) Some profanity. (PG-1:47) March 15,19,23,28 13 In this bittersweet romance, a pretty young art student and her architect boyfriend vow to love each other forever. But soon he doesn’t even know who she is. This contemporary love story with a strange twist of fate, stars a new romantic team, Kathleen Quinlan and Stephen Collins. Oscar winner Beatrice Straight (Network)I co-stars with Laurence LuckinbiU, William Prince and Michael O’Hare. The haunting theme is sung by Melissa Manchester. Adult theme. (PG-1:38) March 14,18,23,26,31

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* ■iw Man vs. Shark: Survive! On October 13, 1972, a plane carrying a college rugby team from Uruguay to Chile crashed in the Andes Mountains. This true story of the passengers’ struggle to stay alive is one of the most shocking episodes in human survival. “Remarkable” (Boxof-Gee magazine) Cannibalism, violence, profanity. (R-1:26) March 18,22,28 An Unsanctioned Competition “Tag, you’re it.” But if you tag a shark, you might get bit. HBO Sports explores a novel and exciting sport: shark tagging. In this death-defying event, divers spend 15 minutes each trying to score points by touching totally unpredictable blue sharks. But can they do it without being tagged back? March 20,24,26,29 Monday TUesday Wednesday March 17 March 18 March 19 6:00 RUN FOR THE ROSES Vera Miles has an eye on a winner (PG-1:33) p. 10 7:30 Tonight’s Highlight: GYMNASTICS Part I. Super competition featuring Kurt Thomas, p. 15 8:30 EUROPE ON ICE Exciting extravaganza, p. I i 9:30 LIZA "An Evening With Liza Minnelli” p.9 11.00 KING OF THE GYPSIES Sterling Hayden (R-L42) p.9 12:45 CALIFORNIA DREAMING Seymour Cassel (R-1:32) p.5 14 6.-00 THE GETAWAY Superstars McQueen and Mac-Graw (PG-2:02) p.7 8:00 Tonight’s Highlight: SURVIVE! Tragic tale of the ’72 Andes plane crash (R-1:26) p. 14 9:30 THE PROMISE Modern love story with Kathleen Quinlan (PG-1:38) p. 13 11:15 TIME WAS... The 60s Dick Cavett hosts, p. 10 12:15 FAST BREAK John Chappel and Rhonda Bates (PG-1:47) p.4 5:30 REVENGE OF THE PINK PANTHER Peter Sellers (PG-1:39) p. 11 7:30 HOLLYWOOD p.7 8:00 TAKEDOWN Lorenzo Lamas (PG-1:47) p. 13 10:00 Tonight’s Highlight: AAU INTER-CITY BOXING Quarterfinal match: Chicago vs. Houston, p.6 11:30 LIZA "An Evening With Liza Minnelli” p.9 IKK) GET OUT YOUR HANDKERCHIEFS Adult comedy (R-1:40) p. 11 Howard Hall Nightwing Vampire bats swoop out of the night threatening an Indian reservation. In this suspenseful adventure, David Warner is an obsessed bat hunter battling tribal taboos and greedy oil men. Vulgar language. (PG-1:45) March 3,9,12,15,20 Money Movers A contemporary crime-dra-ma about ruthless criminals who stop at nothing to get their hands on $20 million sealed in a “burglar-proof’ vault. Based on an actual case. “Extremely well done” (Variety) Strong violence. (R-1:31) March 3,8 First Pacific Championships Part I. The amazingly acrobatic Chinese have added a spectacular new dimension to the sport. HBO Sports gives you a rare chance to watch them, as well as the superb Japanese and exciting performers from the five other Pacific nations. America’s Kurt Thomas flashes his best form as the men compete in floor exercise, rings and pommel horse. And Rhonda Schwandt shows her dazzling routines in the women’s vaulting and uneven bars. March 17,20,22 Thursday March 20 5:30 HURRICANE Mia Farrow (PG-1:42) p.8 7:30 Tonight's Highlight: MAN VS. SHARK: An Unsanctioned Competition Death-defying sport, p. 14 8:00 TIME WAS... The 60s JFK to Richard Nixon, p. 10 9:00 FOUL PLAY Dudley Moore (PG-1:56) p. 12 11:00 GYMNASTICS Part I. Superlative Japanese team vs. best of U.S. p. 15 12:00 NIGHTWING David Warner (PG-1:45) p. 15 Midnight Express Brad Davis is unforgettable in this tense drama of escape from a hellish Turkish prison. When his freedom is cruelly delayed, Davis is pushed to the limit by unrelenting physical and psychological pressures. The film earned six Oscar nominations. Very strong physical violence, profanity, nudity. (R-2:01) March 8,16,25 15

HBO Guide March 1980 - Page section : 009

Days of Thrills and Laughter A cinema comedy classic featuring rarely seen shorts and serials of the silent film era. Your favorites are all here: Laurel and Hardy, Charlie Chaplin, the Keystone Cops, Pearl White, the fabulous Houdini, Douglas Fairbanks (plus some surprises). All amusingly strung together with narration recalling the early days of movie-making. These movies may be silent, but you’ll be laughing out loud. March 22,26,30 Friday March 21 Saturday March 22 Sunday March 23 6:30 LIZA "An Evening With Liza Minnelli SRO. A vibrant repertoire of talents, p.9 8:00 Tonight’s Highlight: ALL THE PRESIDENT’S MEN Two investigative journalists break the Watergate scandal wide open (PG-2:07) p. 17 10:30 GET OUT YOUR HANDKERCHIEFS Husband takes unusual steps to save his marriage (R-1:40) p. 11 12:15 KING OF THE GYPSIES Shelley Winters as a gypsy queen (R-1:42) p.9 3:00 GYMNASTICS Acrobatic Chinese team. p. 15 4:00 FAST BREAK Gabe Kaplan (PG-1:47) p.4 6:00 AAU INTER-CITY BOXING Chicago vs. Houston, p.6 7:30 Tonight’s Highlight: DAYS OF THRILLS AND LAUGHTER Films from the silent era. p. 16 9:00 SURVIVE! Tragedy hitsa flight over the Andes (R-l:26) p. 14 10:30 FOUL PLAY Chevy Chase (PG-1:56) p. 12 12:30 HURRICANE Mia Farrow (PG-1:42) p.8 3:00 THE PROMISE A love story (PG-1:38) p. 13 5:00 TIME WAS... The 60s Flower children, p. 10 6:00 TAKEDOWN Action-packed high school comedy (PG-1:47) p. 13 8:00 Tonight's Highlight: NATIONAL LAMPOON’S ANIMAL HOUSE Outrageous madness at Faber College (R-1:49) p. 17 10:00 BOB & CAROL & TED & ALICE Marriage farce (R-1:44) p.7 11:45 THE PROMISE Stephen Collins (PG-1:38) p. 13 16 National Lampoon’s AMMAL The uproarious, off-the-wall antics of these college frat house pals establish a new high in film madness. The outrageous adventures of John Belushi (“Bluto,” mangiest “animal” of them all), Tim Matheson, Stephen Furst, Thomas Hulce and their brethren will have you howling from start to finish. Higher education will never be the same! “Riotous” (Time). Profanity, nudity. (R-l :49) March 23,27,31 All the President’s Men Robert Redford Dustin Hoffman Skeptical and curious, two young reporters follow a thread of truth to the Oval office—and a President resigns. Robert Redford and Dustin Hoffman star in this front-page whodunit of the Watergate era. Jason Robards earned one of the four Oscars the film received. Mature theme. (PG-2:07) March 21,25,27,30 17

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Hqtoz Kftjetfneier/sf Track and Field: Martin Luther King Games World-class athletes from the U.S. and far-flung lands will be at Stanford University for the first major meet of the outdoor season. HBO Sports will capture the excitement of all the finals plus highlights of the marathon and decathlon. See flashy world record-holder Renal-do Nehemiah skim over the hurdles and Dwight Stones sky over the highjump bar. Marvel at Grete Waitz zipping along in the marathon. March 25,28,31 Thank God ^°’n ' Girl” Donna Summer and some colorful char-..j _ ■ ■ acters in a fun-filled Friday evening at a far-out L.A. disco. 11 S Friday Adult language, situations. (PG-1:29) March 9,14,24 Monday Hiesday Wednesday March 24 March 25 March 26 5:30 T.G.I.F. Dazzling disco (PG-1:29) p. 18 7:00 HOLLYWOOD p.7 7:30 Tonight’s Highlight: "BEAUTIFUL, BABY, BEAUTIFUL! An Insider’s Look at the Modelling Industry, p. 19 8:30 HURRICANE Jason Robards (PG-1:42) p.8 10:30 MAN VS. SHARK p. 14 11:00 REVENGE OF PINK PANTHER p. II 12:45 GET OUT YOUR HANDKERCHIEFS Adult comedy (R-1:40) p. 11 18 5:30 FOUL PLAY Chevy Chase rescues Goldie Hawn (PG-1:56) p. 12 7:30 Tonight’s Highlight: TRACK AND FIELD Star-studded meet. p. 18 9:00 ALL THE PRESIDENT'S MEN Robert Redford and Dustin Hoffman (PG-2:07) p. 17 11:15 LIZA "An Evening with Liza Minnelli” p.9 12:45 MIDNIGHT EXPRESS American student in a Turkish prison (R-2:01) p. 15 6:00 DAYS OF THRILLS AND LAUGHTER Fairbanks, Chaplin, p. 16 7:30 MAN VS. SHARK Dangerous and unpredictable sport, p. 14 8:00 FAST BREAK Gabe Kaplan, basketball coach in Nevada (PG-1:47) p.4 10:00 Tonight's Highlight: AAU INTER-CITY BOXING Semifinal match, p.6 11:30 THE PROMISE Beatrice Straight, a ruthless mother (PG-1:38) p. 13 “Beautiful, Baby, An Insider’s Look at the Modelling Industry An exciting focus on the fashion world. Behind all the glamour, a struggle for survival. The story line runs from top models Cheryl Tiegs, Rene Russo, Christie Brinkley and top model agents Eileen Ford and Wil-helmina through a beginner who tackles the rigorous paces of breaking into this exciting profession. An accurate account of a flashy and fascinating world that isn’t always as glamorous as it seems. March 24,27,30 HBO Sneak Preview Thursday i March 27 5:00 ALL THE PRESIDENT'S MEN Hal Holbrook (PG-2.07) p. 17 7:30 STILLER &MEARA p. 19 8:00 Tonight’s Highlight: BUCKSTONE COUNTY PRISON Brutality in a Carolina prison camp (R-l:27) p. 19 9:30 ANIMAL HOUSE Campus madness (R-1:49) p. 17 11:30 "BEAUTIFUL, BABY, BEAUTIFUL! Fashion modeling, p. 19 12:30 KING OF THE GYPSIES Sterling Hayden (R-1:42) p.9 Starring Stiller and Meara. Comedy favorites Jerry and Anne play multiple roles as they highlight the specials, sports and movies coming on HBO in April. March 2,5,27,28,30 Buckstone County Prison Men with badges, and without, play out deadly roles in the back hills of North Carolina. This mountain chain gang story combines the two-fisted realism of Cool Hand Luke and the excitement of Deliverance. Earl Owensby, David Allan Coe and Don “Red” Barry co-star. Profanity, violence. (R-1:27) March 27,29 19





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