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HBO Guide September 1978 - Page section : 002

SORCERER Four outlaws, thrown together by fate, risk the only thing they have left to lose. Seepage 16. THE APPLE DUMPLING GANG Walt Disney full-length family fea-ture, a comedy caper set in the Old West. See page 12. GEORGE ALI/SPINKS: ROAD TO THE SUPERDOME A preview of the coming fight traces their careers to now. See page 11. SMOKEY AND THE BANDIT Bun Reynolds and Jackie Gleason in one of the biggest film hits of recent years. Seepage 8. SILVER STfcEAk On Location brings back this very Gene Wilder in a comedy-mystery funny, highly original comedian in aboard a train speeding from Los a brand new show. See page 9. Angeles to Chicago. Seepage 4. Highlights for TOM AND TINA Together for the the first time; high-energy performers Tom Jones and Tina Turner on SRO. See page 17. MARCH OR DIE AMERICAN GRAFFm Gene Hackman in a beleaguered The classic about youth of the ’60s French Foreign Legion outpost of —now with additional scenes not the Sahara desert. See Page 13. in its first release. SeepageS. The HBO Guide is published monthly by Home Box Office. Inc. N.J. Nicholas. Jr.. President: Sean McCarthy Treasurer: Peter Steppe. Secretary September THE DOMINO PRINCIPLE A convicted killer, “invited” to escape. becomes the focus of a bizarre plot. Gene Hackman. See page 13 HANDLE WITH CARE CB radio tangles the lives of some very likable folks in a small California town. See page 9. ... and still more NEIL DIAMOND HBO brings you another look at this international superstar’s very special performance. Sec page 20. WORLD TEAM TENNIS As the season reaches a climax, HBO brings you this championship round. Seepage 13. WALT DISNEY CARTOONS One of the great Disney animated short subjects will precede each showing of The Apple Dumpling Gang. Seepage 12. INTERMISSIONS This month HBO begins a brand new series of intermission programs all about making movies and specials, about travel and personalities. Home Box Office, HBO, Standing Room Only, On Location ore trademarks and servicemarks of Home Box Office, Inc. 3 A PIECE OF THE ACTION Sidney Poitier and Bill Cosby do it again—a caper full of fun and excitement. Seepage 17. More highlights.. THE HIDING PLACE In the tradition of Holocaust, a Dutch family valiantly defies the Nazis to save Jewish friends and neighbors. See page 5. TWO MULES FOR SISTER SARA Gunslinger Clint Eastwood teams with "nun” Shirley MacLaine. An action-adventure. Seepage 10. RUBY Piper Laurie stars as Ruby—who runs a movie drive-in where there’s plenty of off-screen horror, too. A supernatural thriller. Seepage 18. I NEVER PROMISED YOU A ROSE GARDEN Condemned to a psychiatric hospital, a troubled girt comes to terms with her demons. See page 21. A SPECIAL DAY Sophia Loren and Marcello Mastro-ianni—two special stars on a very special day. Seepage 14. "SEPTEMBER 30,1955" Richard Thomas as a sensitive teenager affected by the death of idol James Dean. See page 21. © 1978Home Box Office. Inc. AH rights reserved.

HBO Guide September 1978 - Page section : 008

A Special Day A special duo! Marcello Mastroianni and Sophia Loren are riveting as two lonely people who find each other. Loren again plays the kind of earthy role which won her Oscar (Two Women). Mastroianni was nominated for this role, the tormented loner. On many “Ten Best” lists of 1977. “Loren so appealing, so artful, as she changes from un-glamorous chattel to woman flushed with a sudden radiance.” (Gene Shalit) Adult situations. (PG-1:50) September 16,19,24,28 p___ |_r Here’s a look at all the pennant contenders as the baseball naCB TOl season winds up. Catch this weekly review of who’s in flip Ppnnant first and who’s right behind. A new show every Tuesday! UIG r Gillian I Sepf 1; Sjb7. 12/13/14; 19,20,21; 26,27,28 Monday September 18 5:00 TWO MULES FOR SISTER SARA Gold-hungry mercenary meets nun on the lam (PG-1:45) p. 10 7:00 MARCH OR DIE French Foreign Legion of six decades ago (PG-1:44) p. 13 9:00 BLACK SUNDAY Prepare yourself for the terrifying finale (R-2:23) p. 11 11:30 SMOKEYAND THE BANDIT Burt Reynolds and Jackie Gleason (PG-1:40) p.8 Tuesday September 19 4:30 AMERICAN GRAFFITI Sunset to sunup for four youths in California (PG-1:55) p.S 6:30 RACE FOR THE PENNANT Last week’s highlights, p. 14 7:00 A SPECIAL DAY Marcello Mastroianni is superb (Dubbed-PG-1:50) p. 14 9:00 LIPSTICK Anne Bancroft, Margaux Hemingway and Chris Sarandon co-star (R-1:29) p.20 10:30 GEORGE CARLIN AGAIN! On Location, p.9 Wednesday September 20 4:30 THE HIDING PLACE True World War II story (PG-2:26) p.5 7:00 THE APPLE DUMPLING GANG The Old West of the 1870s a la Walt Disney (G-1:40) p. 12 9:00 RACE FOR THE PENNANT Repeat of Tuesday’s show. p. 14 9:30 HANDLE WITH CARE Graffiti grads Paul Le Mat and Candy Clark (PG-1:36) p.9 11:30 ISLANDS IN THE STREAM George C. Scott (PG-1:50) p. 15 14 Islands in the Stream Animals are Beautiful People The moving saga of a lonely man’s inner struggle as he attempts to relate to his estranged sons. Based on Ernest Hemingway’s last novel. George C. Scott. Mild language. (PG-1:50) Sept. 3,6,12,20 A lioness scanning her territory; a snarling cheetah; a baboon with a hangover from too many berries are a few of the moments from this unique documentary. (G-1:31) September 7,10,16,21 Will I ifflhf I In The Oscar-winning song you’ll always remember in a film lUU Lly III lip you’ll never forget. Didi Conn plays Laurie who struggles la.. | ■*_ for recognition in the contemporary world of pop IViy UT6 music. Adult situtions. (PG-1:30) Sept. 4,9,17 Thursday September 21 5:00 RACE FOR THE PENNANT Repeat of Tuesday’s show. p. 14 5:30 ANIMALS ARE BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE African nature documentary (G-l:3l)p.l5 7.00 INSIDE THE NFL This week’s all new look at last weekend’s big plays, p. 18 8:00 THE DOMINO PRINCIPLE Political thriller (R-l :40) p. 13 10:00 MARCH OR DIE Max Von Sydow as director of the Louvre (PG-1:47) p. 13 Will B. Able Baggy Pants & Co. Arte Johnson headlines this razzle dazzle Standing Room Only featuring strippers, comedians, sketches, blackouts and a leggy chorus of prancing, dancing girls. Don’t miss HBO’s brand new burlesque show! It’s a fun-loving look at yesterday as a bevy of beautiful strippers strut down the runway. Sept. 4,6,10,15,23

HBO Guide September 1978 - Page section : 011

| Friday Saturday September 29 September 30 Love at the Greek Here is one of today’s most popular international superstars, absolutely at his best: in concert, as it was taped for network TV during his triumphant engagement at the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles. HBO brings you another look at this very special “special”—Neil Diamond’s first for American television—exactly as he performed it, uninterrupted by commercial breaks. Neil comments on his life and music, and presents many of his gold record selections. Sept. 30 lipstick 4:00 HANDLE WITH CARE Ann Wedgeworth, Marcia Rodd (PG-l:36)p.9 6:00 INSIDE THE NFL Repeat of Thursday show. p. 18 7:00 I NEVER PROMISED YOU A ROSE GARDEN From bestseller (R-1:32) p.21 8:30 ADULT VENTRILOQUISM AND COMEDY SHOW The Muppets. (1:14) p. 19 10KX) THE DOMINO PRINCIPLE Gene Hackman (R-l:40) p. 13 12:00 I NEVER PROMISED YOU A ROSE GARDEN Bibi Andcrsson (R-1:32) p.21 20 2:00 THE APPLE DUMPLING GANG Walt Disney comes to HBO! (G-l:40) p. 12 4:00 INSIDE THE NFL Repeat of Thursday show. p. 18 5:00 MARCH OR DIE Terence Hill (PG-1:47) p. 13 7:00 NEIL DIAMOND: LOVE AT THE GREEK Award-winning composcr-per-formcr in concert, p.20 8:00 "SEPTEMBER 30,1955” 23 years today! (PG-1:41) p.21 10:00 UPSTICK Anne Bancroft (R-l :29) p.20 11:30 SILVER STREAK Richard Pryor (PG-1:53) p.4 A gorgeous cover girl runs into bad trouble from an offbeat musician. Super-model Margaux Hemingway plays a model in the glamorous world of high fashion. She and her real-life sister Mariel, 14, are on-screen sisters, too. Chris Sarandon plays the composer. Anne Bancroft is brilliant as a lawyer in courtroom scenes. Nudity, violence, language. (R-1:29) Sept. 6,10,15,19,30 I HEVtfeffROMgED WuA^qstQiiipN A teenage schizophrenic wrestles with personal agonies in the nightmare world of a mental hospital. Kathleen Quinlan, exciting young actress (Airport ’77), turns in a staggering performance as the girl beset by fantasies. Her psychiatrist: brilliant Bibi Andersson (familiar from Ingmar Bergman films). Based on the bestseller by Joanne Greenberg. “Compelling and powerful stuff, yet filled with compassion.” (Hollywood Reporter) Nudity, adult language. (R-l :32) September 29 “September 30,1955 James Dean was headed for superstardom when he died in a car crash in September, 1955. His death shattered an entire generation, including Jimmy J., a college student in a small Arkansas town. Richard Thomas, Waltons’ John-Boy, gives a highly praised, sensitive performance. Susan Tyrrell, Lisa Blount, Thomas Hulce. “A unique, wonderful movie.” (Motion Picture Product Digest) Language. (PG-1:41) Sept. 30

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The Last Remake of Beau Geste How could anyone, even Ann-Margrct. Peter Ustinov and Terry Thomas, ever mistake Michael York and Marty Feldman for identical twins? Find out in a wacky spoof of every Foreign Legion film ever made. Mildly suggestive. (PG-1:23) Sept. 4 Chevy Chase and Friends His name is Chevy but he became famous as a Ford—Chevy Chase from Saturday Night Live'. Watch him stumble into your living room with his zany, visual humor. Catch Chevy (before he falls) and some great young comedians. Sept 2,5,8 Monday Tuesday Wednesday September 4 September 5 September 6 2:00 YOUUGHTUP MY LIFE Great title song (PG-1:30) p. 15 3:30 ZEPPELIN Airborne action (G-l:41) p. 19 5:30 THE LAST REMAKE OF BEAU OESTE Marty Feldman and Michael York as twins? (PG-1:23) p.6 700 AMERICAN GRAFFITI Cindy Williams (PG-I:55) p.S 9:00 YOUUGHTUP MY LIFE Didi Conn (PG-1:30) p. 15 10:30 BURLESQUE Stars Arte Johnson, p. 15 400 BOBBY DEERFIELD Haunting story (PG-2:04) p.7 6:30 RACE FOR THE PENNANT Last week's highlights, p. 14 7:00 CHEVY CHASE AND FRIENDS On Location. With Tom Leopold. p.6 8:30 THE HIDING PLACE Dutch heroes save Jews from extinction (PG-2:26) p.S 11:00 CRY FOR ME BILLY Cavalry. Indians, a gunfighter. a drifter (R-l:33) p.11 4:30 ISLANDS IN THE STREAM Claire Bloom (PG-1:50) p.15 6:30 HARRAD SUMMER Laurie Walters (PG-1:33) p.7 8.00 WILL B. ABLE BAGGY PANTS & COMPANY BURLESQUE Strippers, comedians, sketches, blackouts, p. 15 9:30 RACE FOR THE PENNANT Repeat of Tuesday's show. p. 14 10KX) LIPSTICK Margaux Hemingway, Ernest’s granddaughter (R-1:29) p.20 The Harrad Experiment The students at a very unconventional college learn the art of loving and living together on assignment from their professor, James Whitmore. With Tippi Hedren. “Nice, gentle, very nude, very clean.” (LA. Times) Nudity, mature theme. (R-1:35) September 2,11 Harrad Summer Vacationing students return home—where their families' reactions to what they learned is sometimes surprising. Language, brief nudity. (PG-1:33) Sept. 6,11 Bobby Deerfield Handsome, successful, rich, famous—but also brooding and hard to reach. That’s Bobby Deerfield. Superstar Al Pacino is brilliant as the Grand Prix racing champ who begins to find himself only after he finds lovely Marthe Keller. Beautifully photographed on location in Europe, including a breathtaking balloon sequence. Language, partial nudity. (PG-2:04) September 5,8 Thursday September 5:00 RACE FOR THE PENNANT Repeat of Tuesday's show. p. 14 5:30 ANIMALS ARE BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE African wildlife (G-l:31) p.15 7:00 INSIDE THE NFL Highlights of last weekend’s best games p. 18 8:00 SILVER STREAK All aboard the luxury transcontinental train (PG-1:53) p.4 10:00 JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Andre Previn conducts great score (G-1:48) p. 11 MacArthur Gregory Peck is General Douglas MacArthur—both the legend and the man. Here's a revealing portrait of the five-star general who led us to victory over Japan, the commander we turned to when Korea exploded, the man who was fired for crossing his President. Saint, sinner, hero, villain, or genius? Or was he all of these? War violence. (PG-2:08) September 1 7

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Two Mules for Sister Sara Clint Eastwood Shirley MacLaine When rough, tough gunslinger Clint Eastwood runs into a whiskey-swilling “nun,” Shirley MacLaine, it’s the greatest casting coup since Bogart and Hepburn in The African Queen. Action and western adventure are combined with comedy set in 19th century Mexico. Directed by Don Siegel (Dirty Harry). “Charming, funny, cruel, sad and occasionally quite terrifying.” (N.Y. Times) Mild violence and language. (PG-1:45) Sept. 9,12,18,22,27 Monday Tuesday Wednesday September 11 September 12 September 13 5:00 SILVER STREAK Gene Wilder plays love straight (PG-I:53) p.4 7:00 AU/SPINKS: ROAD TO THE SUPERDOME T races the career of each fighter, p. 11 8:00 GEORGE CARUN AGAIN! Caustic social commentary, p.9 9:30 HARR AD SUMMER Sequel to Harrad Experiment (PG-1:33) p.7 11:00 HARRAD EXPERIMENT Youths learn life’s truths at unique college (R-l :35) p.7 10 5:00 ADULT VENTRILOQUISM AND COMEDY SHOW With Jay Johnson (1: 14) p. 19 6:30 RACE FOR THE PENNANT Last week’s big games, p. 14 7:00 TWO MULES FOR SISTER SARA From director Don Siegel (Dirty Harry) (PG-1:45) p. 10 9:00 ISLANDS IN THE STREAM Claire Bloom (PG-1:50) p. 15 11:00 BLACK SUNDAY Robert Shaw (R-2:23) p. 11 5:00 JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Filmed on the actual biblical locations (G-1:48) p. 11 7:00 HANDLE WITH CARE CB radio tangles with lives in a small city (PG-1:36) p.9 9.00 RACE FOR THE PENNANT Repeat of Tuesday’s show. p. 14 9:30 AMERICAN GRAFFITI A film that bridges generation gaps (PG-l:55)p.5 11:30 ZEPPELIN World War I talc (G-1:41) p. 19 Jesus Christ Superstar A spectacular adaptation of the hit Broadway rock opera and record album success, Jesus Christ Superstar has electrified audiences around the world. Filmed in the Holy Land. (G-l :48) Sept. 2,7,10,13 Black Sunday A non-stop thriller starring Robert Shaw, Marthe Keller and the Goodyear blimp. Don’t miss the terrifying finale involving 80,000 unsuspecting Superbowl fans. Violence, language. (R-2:23) Sept. 8,12,18 Cry for Me Billy 4:00 RACE FOR THE PENNANT Repeat of Tuesday’s show. p. 14 4:30 THE HIDING PLACE Story of woman’s allegiance to her beliefs (PG-2:26Jp.5 7.-00 INSIDE THE NFL Last week’s best plays, p. 18 800 SMOKEY AND THE BANDIT Paul Williams (PG-1:40) p.8 1000 AU/SPINKS: ROAD TO THE SUPERDOME Ali’s last hurrah? p. 11 1100 CRY FOR ME BILLY Western romance (R-l:33) p. 11 A drifter named Billy and a frightened but beautiful Indian girl clash with the U.S. Cavalry in this saga of the Old West. Nudity, violence. (R-1:33) Sept 1,5,10,14 Ali/Spinks The road to the Superdome In the coming battle of New Orleans, will Muhammad Ali become the first boxer to win the title three times? Or will the young 76 Olympic gold medalist take this fight, too? You’ll be in a better positiion to judge after this fast-moving sports special which traces their careers. Sept. 11,14,15 II Neil leifer/Si

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Piper Laurie, frightening in Carrie, is terrifying as Ruby Claire. She’s a tough, hard-drinking, eccentric manager of a drive-in movie near a forbidding Florida swamp. The supernatural thriller features some spooky characters. Janit Baldwin is Ruby’s mute, possessed daughter; Stuart Whitman, a stalwart good guy. “Elemental disturbances equaled only by the finales of Exorcists I and //.” (Soho Weekly News) Violence, gore. (R-1:25) Sept. 23,27 HBO’s exclusive look at the previous week’s NFL action returns for another season. See not only who won, but also get an in-depth look at how they won. And each week you have another chance to match your picks with ours—and win two tickets to the Superbowl! Each Thursday: a new show, a new sweepstakes. Sept. 1,2; 7,8,9 14,15,16; 21,22,23; 28,29,30 Monday Tuesday I Wednesday September 25 September 26 September 27 i 5:00 ZEPPELIN Military use of dirigibles (0-1:41) p.19 7:00 SORCERER Director William Friedkin, Oscar winner for French Connection (PG-2.Q2) p. 16 9:00 THE DOMINO PRINCIPLE Edward Albert (R-1:40) p. 13 11:00 THE ADVENTURE OF SHERLOCK HOLMES' SMARTER BROTHER Madeline Kahn (PG-1:3l) p. 19 4:30 SILVER STREAK Hot new star Jill Clayburgh (PG*l:53)p.4 6:30 RACE FOR THE PENNANT Look at last week’s games, p. 14 7:00 A PIECE OF THE ACTION Fast-paced, filled with surprises (PG-2:15) p. 17 9:30 SMOKEYAND THE BANDIT Sally Field (PG-l:40)p.8 11:15 HANDLE WITH CARE Not one triangle, but two! (PG-1:36) p.9 5:00 THE APPLE DUMPLING GANG Don Knotts (G-1:40) p. 12 7:00 ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO’S NEST Oscar winner (R-2:09) p. 19 9:30 RACE FOR THE PENNANT Repeal of Tuesday’s show. p. 14 10:00 RUBY The 50-Foot Woman, a movie-within-thc-movie at a weird drive-in (R-1:25) p. 18 11:30 TWO MULES FOR CICTCD CADA Clint Eastwood (PG-I:45) p. 10 Inside the NFL 18 Poicf Read Milior/S One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest Jack Nicholson gives a powerhouse performance that won him an Oscar as the lone free-spirit in a mental hospital. Film also won Best Picture, Actress. Director. Strong language. (R-2:09) Sept. 27 Zeppelin The Allies and Germany are locked in a futile land struggle in World War I when the Germans come up with “the ultimate weapon”—the Zeppelin. Excitement, ad--venture, suspense. Thrilling airborne climax. (G-1:41) Sept. 4,9,13,17,25 The Adventure of Sherlock Holmes is lured to the Continent and London is Sherlock Holmes’ left at the mercy of his insanely jealous brother, Gene Wil-Smarter Brother ^er. Poor London! Adult humor. (PG-1:31) Sept. 3,16,25 The Great 1978 Adult Ventriloquism & Comedy Show Host Steve Allen has his hands full keeping track of who’s talking out of the sides of their mouths, while the vents have their hands full of some great comedians —like Mortimer Snerd with Edgar Bergen, Lambehop with Shari Lewis. SO don’t be a dummy, tune in for the fun. (1:14) Sept. 2,12,29 4:30 THE PENNANT Repeat of Tuesday's show. p. 14 5.00 AMERICAN GRAFFITI Ducktails and ponytails, fast and flashy cars (PG-1:55) p.S 7:00 INSIDE THE NFL A close look at last weekend’s best plays, p. 18 8:00 TOM AND TINA Standing Room Only. p. 17 9:30 A SPECIAL DAY Two lonely people find each other (Dubbed-PG-I:50) p. 14 11:30 GEORGE CARLIN AGAINI p.9

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Silver Streak This action-comedy moves as fast as the transcontinental luxury train hurtling across the countryside from Los Angeles to Chicago. Gene Wilder, Richard Pryor and Jill Clay-burgh star in this madcap mystery. There’s murder, intrigue, thrills, danger—and plenty of romance aboard the Silver Streak. Directed by Arthur Hiller (Love Story). “A pretty diverting trip.” (L. A. Times) Mild language. (PG-1:53) Sept. 3,7,11,16,22,26,30 Friday September! Saturday September 2 5:30 RACE FOR THE PENNANT Highlights of last week’s important games, p. 14 6:00 INSIDE THE NFL A look back at 77; a look ahead at the new season, p. 18 7:00 AMERICAN GRAFFITI Nominated for five Academy Awards (PG-1:55) p.5 9:00 CRY FOR ME BILLY A runaway Indian maid in the Old West (R-1:33) p. II 10:30 MacARTHUR Gregory Peck (PG-2:08) p.7 12:40 RACE FOR THE PENNANT Repeat of earlier show. p. 14 2:30 JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Rock opera (G-l :48) p. 11 4:30 INSIDE THE NFL Repeat of the Friday show. p. 18 5:30 ADULT VENTRILOQUISM AND COMEDY SHOW Steve Allen hosts (1:14) p. 19 7:00 THE HIDING PLACE It really happened—during the 1940s (PG-2:26) p.5 9:30 CHEVY CHASE AND FRIENDS On Location, p.6 11:00 THEHARRAD EXPERIMENT From the bestseller (R-1:35) p.7 Sunday September 3 2:00 SHERLOCK HOLMES’ SMARTER BROTHER Dom DeLuise (PG-1:31) p.19 3:30 ISLANDS IN THE STREAM Ernest Hemingway’s moving, complex novel (PO-1:50) p. 15 5:30 SHERLOCK HOLMES’ SMARTER BROTHER Marly Feldman (PG-1:31) p.19 7:00 SILVER STREAK Stellar trio: Wilder, Pryor and Clayburgh (PG-1:53) p.4 9:00 ISLANDS IN THE STREAM George C. Scott (PG-l:50)p.l5 11:00 SILVER STREAK Fast moving (PG-1:53) p.4 One long summer night in a small town, four high school chums get together as a group for the last time. Here’s one of the most popular films of all time, filled with the fun and flavor of the ’60s—the cars, the clothes, the hair, the language—plus some original footage not included in its first release. With Richard Dreyfuss, Ronny Howard, Cindy Williams and on the soundtrack, some great rock ’n’ roll. Language. (PG-1:55) Sept. 1,4,9,13,19,24,28 * lIllimiiM Ml H Julie Harris Arthur O’Connell Eileen Heckart Jeanette Clift In the tradition of Holocaust and Anne Frank, this is the true tale of a courageous . woman with ideals and love for her fellow man. Jeannette Clift plays Corrie ten Boom, who saved the lives of countless Jews in Nazi-occupied Holland. "Extraordinary... a rare, touching experience.” (Rex Reed) Mild violence. (PG-2:26) Sept. 2,5,10,14,20 5

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Friday September 8 4:30 BOBBY DEERFIELD Superstar A1 Pacino, lovely Marthe Keller (PG-2:04) p.7 7:00 INSIDE THE NFL Repeat of yesterday’s program, p. 18 8:00 GEORGE CARLIN AGAIN! On Location. Unique nightclub favorite, p.9 9:30 BLACK SUNDAY Unexpected action at the Superbowl (R-2:23) p. 11 12:00 CHEVY CHASE AND FRIENDS Chevy will fall for you. p.6 Saturday September 9 2:30 YOU LIGHT UP MY LIFE Set in the contemporary world of pop music (PG-1:30) p. 15 4:00 INSIDE THE NFL Repeal of Thursday show. p. 18 5:00 ZEPPELIN Michael York and Hike Sommer (G-l:4l)p.l9 7:00 HANDLE WITH CARE On seven “Ten Best” lists of ’77 (PG-1:36) p.9 9:00 TWO MULES FOR SISTER SARA Clint Eastwood (PG-1:45) p. 10 11:00 AMERICAN GRAFFITI Star Wars’director George Lucas (PG-1:55) p.5 Sunday September 10 1:00 JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Ted Neeley (G-1:48) p. II 3:00 THE HIDING PLACE A few escaped the Holocaust (PG-2:26) p.5 5:30 ANIMALS ARE BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE Great footage (G-1:31) p. 15 7:00 SMOKEYAND THE BANDIT Burt Reynolds (PG-1:40) p.8 9.-00 UPSTICK Anne Bancroft (R-1:29) p.20 10:30 CRY FOR ME BILLY Western romance (R-1:33) p. 11 12:00 BURLESQUE With Arte Johnson, p. 15 8 Handle with Care Here’s a grown-up American Graffiti with robust performances by two of its grads. Candy Clark and Paul Le Mat. A lively comedy centering around CB’s influence on a small town. And the mix-ups! Not one triangle but two! With some very memorable ladies. (Watch for Ann Wedge-worth, hailed by the crit-ics.)Named on many “Ten Best” lists. “Full of crackling energy. Should help Le Mat to the top among Hollywood's hottest young actors.” (Playboj/) Adult situations, language. (PG-1:36) Sept. 9,13/17,20,26,29 On Location: George Carlin Again! This one’s a wow of a show! Humorist/comedian George Carlin, whose 1977 On Location won a National Cable Television Association award, is back by popular demand on HBO —with brand new material in a brand new show! Sights, sounds, faces, dialects—nothing escapes his comic outlook. A satirist and word-smith, Carlin’s now famous “Seven-words-you-don’t-say-on-TV” routine (which you’ll hear again!) has made him a comic favorite. Keenly perceptive, unique, significant—are all words that apply to George. Most important, he’s a very funny man! Sept. 8,11,19,24,28 9





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