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Array Assault charges dropped
Steam union blasts admin
All charges have been dismissed
against three men accused of
assault during a UBC strike, but
they still feel bitter against the
university, one of the men said
Joe Vizjak, who was charged
with assaulting a supervisor during
a March strike by UBC operating
engineers, said he felt the university
charged him with assault to end the
strike quickly.
"I'm a little annoyed they would
drum up charges against me to help
their cause, but that was their
course of action and it was their
prerogative," he said.
"We could have done the same
thing (take the university to court),
but we didn't choose to."
Vizjak, and fellow workers
Henry Juston and Terry Derouin
were charged with common assault
following a March 25 incident at
the UBC power plant. Supervisor
Walter Busch, who was a
replacement   for   the   striking
pfaUxirNa20VANCOUVER, b.C„ FRIDAY, OCTOBER 27, 1978
engineer personnel, claimed he was
attacked by the three men.
Morley Shortt, lawyer for the
engineers, said Thursday the assault
charges were dismissed because
provincial court judge Joel
Groberman was unable to decide
beyond a reasonable doubt whether
the alleged assault occurred.
Shortt also said a charge of
causing willful damage to property
was dismissed. Derouin was
charged with ripping a piece of
plywood off an operating plant
The charge was dismissed
because the Crown was unable to
place a monetary value on the
plywood, as is required under
section 388 of the Criminal Code,
Shortt said.
Bill Kadey, operating engineers'
union business agent, said the
university wanted to end the strike
and used the incident to put the
union in a poor bargaining
"The university used it (the
alleged assault) to their best advantage and had it played up on the
CBC and the radio," Kadey said.
"Their own propaganda machine
on campus also attacked the
—peter menyasz photo
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Bottle battle boots resident
On the word of one witness
against five others', the Gage
standards committee evicted Jeff
Clough, commerce 4, from Gage
Towers residence last week.
The witness (who wishes to
remain unidentified) said that at
approximately 2:30 a.m. on Oct. 1,
bottles were thrown off the balcony
of the quad where Clough lived.
According to a report of the
incident issued by the standards
committee, the witness, a resident
of the Gage Low Rise, "heard loud
voices and breaking glass" and
upon looking out his window, saw
silhouetted figures on the balcony
of East 2b throw an object that,
because it smashed with a distinct
sound, he concluded to be a bottle."
Clough was not in the quad at the
time, but had left five of his friends
there, who denied throwing bottles
off the balcony.
"Standards accepted one person's word against that of my five
friends," Clough said Thursday.
"They said, in effect, that my
friends were lying. They said I was
responsible because I left my
friends unattended."
Clough said that the standards
committee was told by the UBC
housing department to find one
person guilty, or else the whole
quad would be evicted.
He added that the committee told
him they were dropping the case
because of incomplete evidence, but
then "they came back and told me
housing was pushing it."
Rob Margolis, chairman of the
Gage standards committee, said the
decision was not unfair.
"There is no doubt in my mind
that the guy (the witness) did see the
bottle, He had no reason to say he
saw the bottles fall if he didn't."
"On the other hand, they
(Clough's friends) have every
reason to say they didn't throw the
bottles if they did."
Clough said he offered to pay for
a lie detector test to prove his
friends' innocence, but the standards committee refused.
"I tried to appeal the committee's decision, but was denied,"
he said.
"Now that they've been
dismissed, it's a kick in the ass for
But university spokesman Al
Hunter said the RCMP, and not the
university, was responsible for
laying the four charges against the
Kadey had earlier blamed the
people working behind the picket
line at UBC and not the striking
operating engineers for the reported
incidences of violence.
Vizjak said he was pleased the
charges were dismissed.
"I figured they were drummed
up charges, but I'm relieved
they've been dropped," he said.
"It's not a pleasant experience."
The 25-member International
Union of Operating Engineers local
882 walked off the job Feb. 21. The
12-week dispute, which was marred
by several incidences of picket-line
violence, was resolved May 18.
During the strike, members of
the union produced a list of 24
supervisory personnel recruited to
do the steam engineers' work.
RCMP escorts also assisted the
non-union workers into the power
plant and there were reports of
hidden camera surveillance of the
picketers by police.
Funding cuts
hit faculty
OTTAWA (CUP) — Faced with,
dropping enrolments and cutbacks
in government grants, universities
and colleges across Canada are
considering cutting faculty,
freezing hiring, and not replacing
professors on sabbaticals.
This year, Algonquin College,
Carleton University, and the
University of Waterloo are all
considering cuts in staff, while
Simon Fraser University has imposed a hiring freeze for the next
two years. Carleton is also not
replacing some professors on
At Carleton, a university
committee has recommended a 7 to
10 per cent cut in the university's
620 faculty in order to balance the
university's budget by 1982.
It recommended faculty members
be dismissed if they fail to receive
career development increments for
two consecutive years. The increments are annual evaluations of
the faculty members' teaching and
research contributions to the
Faculty resignations can be
induced by, "Giving strong hints to
marginal people, who have a poor
teaching record and do not
research, that they have a limited
future and might well look for
something else over a period of
time," the committee report said.
It also said a more active policy
of induced resignations would be
possible if faculty were introduced
to professional career counselling
As another means of reducing
expenses, the committee recommended professors on sabbatical
not be replaced unless enrolment
increases in their area. This policy
is now in effect but is not a formal
The report said professors on
sabbatical could also be replaced by
younger academics who would
work for lower salaries.
University of Carleton arts dean
Jame Downey said most of the
committee's recommendations
would take effect after negotiations
with the university's faculty
At Simon Fraser, the university
senate was told Oct. 2 there will be
a net hiring freeze for the next two
years. President Pauline Jewett said
the university would follow the
recommendations of a university
review committee struck in 1977 to
find ways to avoid a projected $1.8
million deficit in 1978.
A net hiring freeze means no new
faculty or staff will be hired, but
vacancies caused by attrition will be
At UBC an administration
discussion paper circulated last year
recommended major cuts in the
number of tenured faculty positions
at the university.
The paper, which was prepared
for the board of governors, said the
university lacks flexibility in
distributing funds because of the
"large proportion of its resources
committed to tenured faculty."
See page 3: PROFS
Students burn union effigies
Canadian University Press
Approximately 60 Capilano College students, most
of them in business management, demonstrated
Thursday against the right of workers to strike.
The students, including student society president
Tom Sulton and internal vice-president Lyle Wood,
burned two effigies from 20 foot poles representing
the college faculty and the Canadian Union of Postal
The college faculty is currently negotiating a
contract and a special meeting is scheduled for
Saturday when the bargaining team will present its
final recommendations to the faculty.
A strike vote is anticipated.
Inside postal workers returned to work Thursday
under protest after the federal government threatened
to take away their jobs.
The demonstrators, who paraded for an hour in
front of the college's academic section carried placards
that read: "Down with strikers", "Keep CUPW off
our campus" and "Back to work" and also chanted
protest slogans.
One of the demonstration spectators said the
marchers came from the south end of campus, which
houses business management and retail fashion
"It was a fascist, anti-striking parade," she said. Page 2
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Pag* 3
Socialist Int'l comes to Vancouver
The proverbial 'socialist hordes'
will finally invade B.C. at an international socialist congress at the
Hyatt Regency hotel in Vancouver
one week today.
Svend Robinson, federal NDP
candidate for Burnaby, told 20
people in SUB 215 Thursday, such
noteables as former German
chancellor Willy Brandt, Israeli
opposition leader Shimon Peres
and former Australian prime
minister Gough Whitlam will be
attending the congress.
Robinson said the gathering is the
organization's first in North merica
since  1876 when Karl Marx at
tended a Socialist International
congress in San Francisco.
"It's really a historic occasion,"
he said.
Robinson said the congress will
discuss disarmament, the world
economy, Southern Africa, and
human rights.
Robinson said the main congress
will be closed to the public, due to
the number of delegates, but the
meetings will be televised on cable
10. He said over 100 people are on a
waiting list to attend the congress as
NDP leader Ed Broadbent and
B.C. opposition leader Dave
Barrett will be opening the congress
Nov. 3 at 10 a.m.
Robinson said the congress was
almost called off twice.
The federal NDP asked Socialist
International if they could cancel
the congress in Vancouver after
rumors of a federal election. The
controversial nature of some of the
delegates the NDP would be
associated with might harm the
party's election chances, he said.
Robinson said the congress was
almost cancelled again about two
weeks later when Barrett, who had
called the federal party 'chicken'
for their concern about the election,
heard provincial election rumors.
Barrett himself soon asked the
congress to cancel due to political
pressure   but  provincial   party
executives ignored his requests, said
He said the congress is now held
every two years and the Socialist
International bureau in London
decides its agenda. Willy Brandt is
currently the group's chairman and
president and has brought a certain
respectability to it, said Robinson.
He said Brandt has been particularly active in promoting the
organization's involvement in Latin
America, Southern Africa, and the
Middle East. Robinson said the
socialist congress of '76 in Geneva
decided to support the inclusion of
the Patriotic Front party in a new
black government Rhodesia.
Robinson traced the history of
MY BRAIN HURTS, shouts lobotomized lad, left, holding recently
removed brain in hand. One of first patients treated by noted surgeon, Dr.
Christian Barnyard, right, under new technique which utilizes animal
substance in brain transplant. Barnyard, viewing his patient with the con-
— mayo clinic photos
cerned visage of a truly dedicated doctor, developed bold new surgical
strategy with help of Glad Bag corporation. In other campus news. Home
Economics mauled Nursing 20 to zip in T-Cup football action.
No can do for ZANU, says U. of Calgary
Zimbabwe African National
Union, a black Rhodesian guerilla
organization fighting Ian Smith's
regime, will not be getting any of
the $1,000 it requested from
University of Calgary students.
The request for funding, made in
February and the centre of charged
debate since mid-summer when
finance vice-president Jeff
Proudfoot refused to sign the
cheque, has been thrown out on a
technicality by the students' union
Profs under pressure
From page 1
At the University of Waterloo,
all but one department within the
faculty of engineering is expected to
lose one or two professors.
That's because salaries, which
comprise 96 per cent of the
faculty's budget, will have their
total amount cut by 2.5 per cent
next year and 1.7 per cent in 1979-
While the dean of engineering
foresaw no drastic moves, such as
layoffs, he said "everybody will be
working harder to receive less
At Algonquin College, the
college president outlined in
September a plan to replace on
third of the college's full-time
faculty with part-time teachers.
Although Laurent Isabelle
described the plan as "virtually
unacceptable", he said it was an
alternative for consideration in the
college's 1979-80 budget.
The proposal has been referred
back to committee until November.
Algonquin faculty union officials
have charged the plan is a pressure
tactic designed to force the union
into signing a new contract.
review board, the senior judiciary
body on campus.
In a written statement to Bruce
Ramsay, services vice-president of
the union, who had originally
requested that the board look into
the matter, review board chairman
Dale Johns said, "the board found
the committee acted without proper
quorum, and therefore the decision
to fund ZANU must be void."
The decision to give the money to
ZANU was made by the Committee
of 10,000, a students' union
committee given approximately
$10,000 a year of students'money (a
dollar per student) for charitable
Proudfoot has flatly refused to
sign the cheque since July — a
decision which has left him open to
impeachment for violation of the
constitution. He does not think
ZANU qualifies as a charity.
Until this decision, the review
board  has   consistently   ruled   in
favor of the committee each time
Proudfoot has appealed.
Student vice-president and
Committee of 10,000 chairman
John Graham, while not arguing
with the ruling, reserved judgement
on the future of the ZANU
"In the light of this decision
being made in a non-quorum
meeting, the committee will have to
look at it," he said.
The committee is slated to meet
this week to decide its course of
action. A new change to the
Committee of 10,000 by-law gives
students' council the power of veto
if it deems any committee request to
be in apparent support of extra-
charitable actions within an
ostensibly charitable organization.
With this veto power, it appears
ZANU will never see any of the
money, even if the request is
submitted again.
'hordes' coming
the Socialist International
movement from its beginnings in
the 19th century in Europe to its
most recent history leading up to
the 1978 Vancouver congress.
In 1951 the Socialist International congress in Frankfurt
agreed upon both anti-capitalism
and anti-communism policies.
Sexism was rampant at that
congress, said Robinson.
He said the congress' "women's
auxilary", the International
Council of Social Democratic
Women, will hold a conference this
week from Oct. 31 to Nov. 1
He said socialist party leanings
differ greatly from country to
country. The Social Democratic
party in the United States is a very
conservative organization that
supports Jimmy Carter and
American involvement in Vietnam
and Chile, said Robinson.
In India the party has recently
severed long standing ties with
Indira Ghandi and her party and
has affiliated itself with the Indian
Socialist party.
Federal vote
depends on
The outcome of the next general
election depends on whether
Canada's crucified prime minister
can "resurrect himself," a federal
candidate for the New Democratic
Party ssid Thursday.
"Trudeau functions best as the
underdog," said Mercia Stickney,
the unsuccessful Richmond-South
Delta NDP candidate in the recen.
federal byelection.
At a beer night hosted by UBC's
NDP club, Stickney said the
Conservatives and the Liberals
offer different administration bu:
not different philosophies. The
NDP is strong at the provincial
level but needs time to grow
federally as a populist party' she
"Federal politics is run by a one
party system," she said.
Svend Robinson, the federal
NDP candidate in Burnaby expressed optimism for the NDP's
"(NDP federal leader) Broadbent has more credibility than thu
other two national leaders," he
He said the NDP will win more
seats in B.C. than any other party
in the next general election.
Vancouver-Quadra candidate
Alan Bush said people are
becoming more open to the NDP.
Both Bush and Robinson said the
Progressive Conservatives do not
offer an alternative to the present
"The future of Canada is
inexorably tied to the NDP," said
He said he was considered the
"invisible candidate" in the local
media, but added the Vancouver-
Quadra constituents know him. Page 4
Friday, October 27, 1978
Fee fo furn
The spectre of increased tuition fees is again stalking the land.
This week administration president Doug Kenny reported that it
may be necessary to raise tuition fees next fall by as much as $70
to $100.
The arguments against high tuition fees have been made
many times during recent campaigns against increases and they
still hold. High tuition fees, despite student loans, pose a very
real barrier to many students who want a university education.
Many students now attending UBC will no doubt be able to
afford the increase. It may mean nothing more to them than doing with a little less beer next year or going to their folks for the
extra cash.
But the people who will really be hit by a tuition fee increase
— or by any tuition fees at all for that matter — are people we
rarely see at UBC. They are people from the province's lower income strata and their absence from this institution poses a
threat to the legitimacy of UBC. Although their taxes support
this university, few working class children actually finish their
education here. The situation, according to Kenny, is potentially
With Proposition 13 sentiment in the air and with a return to
the poorer aspects of the 1950s; strong fraternities, conservatism and parochialism; the danger of a financial revolt against
the    universities     is    not    an     unlikely    scenario.
The current tuition fee debacle is only a taste of what may
come. People are disillusioned and one of the targets of their
frustrations will be the universities because of their high costs
and the fun and games atmosphere promoted by such movies as
Animal House and a recent feature program about UBC on
CKVU's Vancouver Show. The false image portrayed by these
productions are setting the scene for strong adverse reaction
against higher education.
The promise of the fifties and sixties that a university education was the key to the future has been compromised by the recent recession and the devaluation of a general arts or science
degree. People have been disillusioned about universities and
they may not be willing to foot the bill for them much longer.
In the face of such a reaction against the universities, the current speculation about tuition fee increases will seem insignificant, as the university's survival as we now know it may be
The threat facing universities, particularly in a province with a
government of "self-made" men and car dealers, means
students must waste no time in using the current threat of tuition increases to actively lobby the provincial government and
the B.C. public about the worth of UBC and how essential is the
survival of this university as a first-rate institution.
The Judgement Qf $0iom%>
OCTOBER 27, 1978
Published Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays throughout the university year by the Alma Mater
Society of the University of B.C. Editorial opinions are those of the staff and not of the AMS or the
university administration. Member, Canadian University Press. The Ubyssey publishes Page Friday, a
weekly commentary and review. The Ubyssey's editorial office is in room 241K of the Student Union
Building. Editorial departments, 228-2301; Advertising, 228-3977.
Editor: Mike Bocking
Vicki Booth and Heather Conn stared at each other in disbelief as their noses lengthened and their teeth dropped out. They cackled shrilly and flashed away on their broomsticks. Bill Tieleman, Paul Hodgins and Peter Menyasz faded away, leaving only a musty smell and disembodied voices.
"Nooooooooooooooo," they wailed mournfully. The door creaked ominously, and in clumped droogs Tom Hawthorn, Geof Wheelwright and Glen
Schaefer, real savage like, shards of glass spikes on their jockstraps, in their hands and lusty murder on their minds. Kerry Regier, Mayo Moran and
John Woudzia came through the skylight, snarling viciously, saliva glistening on their bloodied lips. John Glaboff shot a fearful glance at the full
moon shining ominously on the bloody scene just before renegade pirates Gray Kyles, Bob Bakshi and Ingrid Matson skewered the pair on their
swords. They only had time to triumphantly shout "About a bottle of rum" when trolls Mike Bocking and Verne McDonald caught and devoured
them, raw. Greg Strong and Terry Thomas joined in the feast, then slunk off into a corner to lick the blood from their paws. Next morning Chris Bocking and Wendy Hunt came to the printers, blood draining from their faces. My god, they said in shocked whispers, it must have been Hallowe'en last
Collins7 support of arts blasted
One of the hotly debated items these days
is the issue of bill bissett and the Canada
Council. Some parties, such as Sun
columnist Doug Collins and member of
parliament Bob Wenman oppose Canada
Council grants to bissett. Others, such as
columnists Christopher Dafoe and Allan
Fotheringham, support such grants and
denounce the detractors as yahoos, woolhats
and neanderthals. Neither side, though seems
to understand the issue at stake, although the
woolhats are closer to the mark than the so-
called intellectuals, or "funknickels" as
Doug Collins calls them.
The issue at stake is whether bissett or any
group or individual, should be subsidized by
the taxpayer. The funknickels enthusiastically say "yes." The woolhats,
unfortunately, say "yes but." They say, to
quote Collins, "don't mistake my meaning.
Symphony orchestras, the ballet and the
theatre do warrant help. Maybe some
genuine writers need help." So the woolhats
and the funknickels agree on the basic idea
that subsidies are justified. They merely
disagree on who should get the handouts.
They differ in details but they agree on the
This is where libertarians and woolhats
part company. Libertarians maintain that
subsidies are wrong in principle. All subsidies, whether to bissett, the VSO or corporations.
Ed Murphy, who unwittingly started this
bissett controversy by reprinting some of
bissett's poetry in his book "Legacy of
Spending," understands the issue quite well.
What he points out in his book has been
misunderstood  by  Fotheringham  and  like
detractors. If they'll look at the book again I
ask them to note that not only does Murphy
criticize the grant to bissett, he criticizes
grants to numerous other individuals and
organizations. He criticizes $119,299,279
worth of grants to such diverse companies as
Noranda Metal Industries, Burroughs
Business Machines and Weldwood. He
criticizes a $30,000 grant to the International
Woodworkers Association and a $10 million
grant to the Canadian Labor Congress. He
criticizes LIP grants and DREE grants. And
he lists 10 pages of grants by the Canada
Council to others than bill bissett. The bissett
question has been blown up out of
proportion and has served to obscure the
issue. And that issue is the question of
whether subsidies of any sort are justified.
Libertarians maintain that all subsidies are
wrong,   evil   and   immoral   in   principle.
support activities, individuals and
organizations they enjoy and approve of and
an equal right to withhold support from
activities, individuals and organizations they
don't enjoy or don't approve of.
It is these freedoms that both
Fotheringham (who supports subsidies to
just about anyone) and Collins (who supports subsidies to only the "finer" accepted
arts) deny. What each of them is saying, in
effect, is that you, the citizen, must support
their favorite cultural activities or else armed
men will come beating on your door to
extract the money from you, or incarcerate
you, or even shoot you down mercilessly if
you have the gall to resist.
Neither Fotheringham nor Collins would
be so crude as to personally knock on your
doo, point a gun at you and say "donate $10
to bissett" or "donate $10 to this 'genuine
Subsidies are based on the idea that some
individuals have the right to live off others;
on the idea that individuals do not have a
right to the fruits of their labor or decide for
themselves how to spend their money.
Subsidies are based on the idea that some
people (government bureaucrats) are better
able to decide how you should spend your
money than you are.
Libertarians emphatically reject these
ideas. Individuals have the right to their
lives, liberty and property. They have a right
to pursue their own goals (whatever they may
be) in peaceful voluntary cooperation and
interaction with their fellow men. They have
a right to be free, unfettered by the tastes and
idiosyncracies of fellow men who would
force them into a mold. They have a right to
writer' who needs help." But they have no
qualms about someone else (the government)
doing the dirty work for them, doing things
they would not dare to take upon themselves
to do.
Fotheringham called Talonbooks a "gutsy
little company". There is nothing "gutsy"
about dipping your hand in someone else's
pocket. It is immoral. And it's even worse
when you get a third party to do it for you. It
is a cowardly evasion, not a gutsy act, to
endorse theft masked in the cloak of legality.
It is interesting that Fotheringham calls
opponents of subsidies "yahoos" and Dafoe
calls them "neanderthals." Yahoos and
neanderthals are wild savage men to whom
brute force and violence are a way of life. We
Libertarians, oppose subsidies because we
oppose violence. We oppose coercion as a
principle of social interaction. Coercion is
wrong when undertaken by individuals and
equally wrong when undertaken by a
collective of men. Might does not make
right and the fact that a group may be the
majority does not place it above the moral
laws governing human interaction. It is those
who advocate and support subsidies who are
the yahoos and neanderthals for it is they
who support the principles of coercion and
I   recommend   that   Collins   check   his
premises and recognize the inconsistency in
opposing subsidies  to  bissett  but   not  to
certain other groups.
I would further suggest that Fotheringham
and Dafoe both check their premises and ask
themselves how they can, in good conscience,
support activities by the government which
they would consider immoral if undertaken
by individuals. Isn't this hypocrisy?
The idea that we need subsidies is a sacred
cow which must be quickly slaughtered and
buried. It is the idea of short-sighted men
who have insufficient imagination to see
beyond the present to a world without
subsidy. Projects, enterprises and endeavors have to be paid for regardless of
whether they are subsidized or not. Libertarians advocate a world in which currently
subsidized endeavors will be paid for
directly; a world where you, the individual,
has the choice of whether to support such
endeavors or not. It is the only moral course
for society to take.	
Marco den Ouden is a member of the UBC
libertarian society. Perspectives is a column
of opinion open to anyone in the university
community. Friday, October 27, 1978
Page  5
Representation by participation
In reply to Dave Coulson (Oct.
Although I do not wish to enter
into an argument with one so
eloquent and so skilled in the finer
points of constitutional law,
political theory and sophist
rhetoric, I would like to make some
comments in response to your witty
First, it is beyond me how
someone who is about to enter a
profession that requires a modicum
of both dignity and formality, can
even loosely consider what goes on
in a student representative assembly
meeting to be debate. If you
consider a meeting where food and
alcoholic beverages can be consumed, where the chairman is
sometimes ignored or challenged
and where senior members are
permitted to tolk out of turn and
arbitrarily voice their rulings on
points of order, to be an organised
and controlled discussion, then I
think that you are either naive or
ignorant as to the meaning of intelligent   (democratic)   discussion.
Second, your statement that "the
senate is about as democratic as the
Pentagon," exemplifies the
arrogant and cynical attitude some
of our student senators have to
their jobs. If you were to talk to
non-student members of the senate,
R.R. Creech, in his letter of Oct.
24, raises the issues of narrow-
mindedness and stupidity in the
academic community, and of trash
in the columns of The Ubyssey. In
the same letter, however, he very
pointedly refers to the governments
of South Africa and Rhodesia as
For some reason he forgot to
mention that the government of
South Africa democratically
represents only one-fifth of its
population (as long as they don't
seriously question the status quo),
and the government of Rhodesia
democratically represents one-
Perhaps before flinging around
charges of stupidity, etc., Creech
might consider examining some of
his own attitudes in the same
critical spirit.
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as I have done, you might find a lot
of them would support us and
believe in our ideas were it not for
our own derisive and antagonistic
If you had bothered to read you
own colleagues' comments, you
would have realized that my
thoughts on representation were in
response to Dave van Blarcom's
comments in The Ubyssey of Oct.
3, in which he stated that it would
be a good idea to increase
representation   of   the   larger
faculties. I have strong feelings
against representation by
I personally think that it does not
work at UBC because the smaller
faculties such as agriculture and
forestry, which are more involved
in campus life and extra-curricular
activities get ripped off when it
comes to having a fair say in what
goes on in the AMS.
Look at the United States. They
have lasted 200 years under their
present constitution, which is based
in large part (through the senate) on
equal representation, however there
is a means of representation by
population through the House Of
Representatives which acts as a
form of compromise, which I am
quite willing to accept.
Finally it is the main point of the
engineering undergraduate society
constitution that no faculty or
faculties will have control of the
AMS. Perhaps this is the one issue
which is frightening you. The other
proposals will continue to give
more power to the larger faculties. I
still believe that the professional
faculties proposal is a serious
constitution with admittedly some
flaws, but it should be seriously
considered. After all Mr. Coulson,
when you are in chaos, "the abyss
of mediocrity" has got to be a step
Jeff Barnett
pharmacy 4,
student senator
No free lunch for postal workers
In response to Sheila Maxwell's
letter in the Oct. 24 Ubyssey
(Support Strikers), I have a
question and a few comments. First
off, I was wondering who the
author was referring to when she
said "we feel" in the first
paragraph. For whom do you act as
a spokesperson? Now, I believe that
the main point of the letter was the
support of a labor union's
inalienable right to strke and to
bargain. I wholeheartedly endorse
this proposition as it is fundamental
to the union's purpose in a free
society. However, I do not
recognize the relation between the
Trudeau government's "attacks"
on the CUPW and capitalism's
supposed crisis.
It appears that Ms. Maxwell is
applying the same old socialist
rhetoric about the government's
conspiracy with the capitalists to
oppress the working people and
minorities in order to keep the
capitalist's profits up. She is
therfore implying that private
enterprise and profits are bad and a
more socialized government is
needed. But Trudeau's government
is the most collectivist regime this
country has had since World War
II, as Pierre and the bureaucrats
decide what is "good" for us.
I propose that statism in general
and not free enterprise or Trudeau
in particular is the real culprit
behind the instability and unrest in
our socio-economic system.
Government intervention into the
market economy erodes economic
and inevitably political freedoms as
more and more functions are
centralized in the arbitrary
bureaucracy of the so-called social
The government serves its own
interests as they become more
isolated from the people they are
supposed to represent and this is a
reality no matter how idealistic
(read; socialist) one is about the
role of government. Another point
to remember Ms. Maxwell, is that
CUPW is not exactly a bunch of
darlings either, as revealed by their
intimidation of their own non-
militant members and their
demands for over $8 an hour for
sorting mail. As Milton Friedman
said, "There is no such thing as \\
free lunch."
Michael Jones
Public purse pays tuition
Today I read a letter written by
one Elliot Prinshaw in fourth year
engineering calling for the abolishment of "welfare, unemployment
insurance and those grants..."
Perhaps Mr. Prinshaw isn't
aware of the fact that he too is on
welfare. If his university education
weren't subsidized by the provincial
and federal governments he would
be paying in excess of $2,000 per
academic year. Roughly 85 per cent
of his education costs come out of
the public purse. Is he also
suggesting the end of government
and university scholarships and
bursaries along with "all those
grants?" Perhaps he is independently wealthy as I am not.
Did his parents send his children's
family allowance cheques back to
Ottawa? Perhaps, but I doubt it.
I wish Mr. Prinshaw a long life so
that he will be the first pensioner to
return his Canada pension cheques
— another "frill" provided for him
in his old age. I fear the only way
Mr. Prinshaw might repent is if he
experiences a sustained period of
unemployment. But by the way he
writes he must be well fixed
financially. Either that or a fool.
If it weren't for U.I.C., welfare,
pensions etc., this country would b<:
experiencing a depression as bad or
possibly worse than that of the
1930's. Why The Ubyssey printed
his mindless raving is beyond me.
Perhaps more of us should write —
they must be desperate for letters.
Jana Horn
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• A MAN, A WOMAN AND A BANK - an in-depth view
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Sutherland perfectionist as director
During the late 1960's and early 1970's
Vancouver was the sight of considerable
Hollywood film activity. But by 1970 the
bottom had fallen out of the local movie
This past summer though, saw a marked
increase in the number of foreign film
productions coming into the city. CBS filmed
a two-hour made for tv movie in Penticton in
July and a few weeks later John
Frankenheimer moved in with The
Prophecy, a $7 million production.
The film activity has continued into the
fall with the shooting of A Man, A Woman
and A Bank which wrapped a few weeks ago
and two upcoming productions, Hedd and
Hall and Bear Island.
Page Friday spent a day on the set of A
Man, A Woman and a Bank recently and
also secured an interview with the film's
producer Peter Samuelson.
A Man, A Woman and a Bank is the first
production for McNichol Films Inc., a
company owned jointly by Samuelson and
Canadian actor Donald Sutherland.
Sutherland stars in the picture along with
Paul Mazursky and also newcomer Brooke
It is a comedy-drama about two men who
rob a bank by computer and the
photographer who almost upsets their well
devised plans.
On the day that I was on set the company
was shooting at the main terminal of the
airport. The biggest shot of the day involved
Sutherland rushing to catch a plane for
Macao after the heist has been pulled off. It
required a two camera set-up and at least 50
extras and took several hours to shoot.
Director Noel Black, who has previously
directed the cult classic Pretty Poison and
numerous tv shows, patiently rehearsed the
scene over and over again until he and
veteran cinematographer Jack Cardiff were
satisfied with the shot.
Once they were ready, Sutherland ran
through several takes before everyone involved was satisfied. So what will probably
end up as about 20 seconds of screen time
took well over three hours to shoot.
During a lull in the shooting Samuelson
talked with Page Friday. At the age of 26 he
already has a remarkable background as a
producer and production manager.
He has served as production manager on
such films as One by One and MacArthur
and was the line producer, the producer
during the actual production period only, for
The Return of the Pink Panther.
He produced High Velocity, starring Ben
Gazzara and Paul Winfield and has been
involved in various positions on such films as
Marty Feldman's The Last Remake of Beau
Geste and God is Joe Marines.
Until last year he had operated out of
London but like so many other people involved with Britain's entertainment industry
he left the country to escape the tough tax
He settled in Los Angeles where he later
met Sutherland and subsequently co-founded
McNichols films.
Samuelson: Donald Sutherland felt that
he had reached a point in his career where his
experience and bankability as an actor entitled him to some kind of artistic control in
projects in which he was participating as an
Not only in choice of screenplay, which of
course he already has, but in ensuring that
the film was shot and edited into something
that he was happy with.
Donald's forte is obviously artistic but he's
also aware of production problems. I am a
producer who tries to be aware of the artistic
consequences of production decisions.
PF: What are the reasons for founding
your own company? What are your plans for
Samuelson: We founded McNichols Inc.
as a California corporation last year with the
intention of financing films for production in
Canada both with Canadian tax shelter funds
and American funds.
In the case of A Man, A Woman and a
Bank, we originally envisaged the product as
suitable for Canadian tax shelter money. We
optioned the screenplay, which is co-written
by a Canadian and an American, and we
wanted to structure it as a Canadian financed
We looked around and originally came to
Vancouver because it seemed the Canadian
city which most suited the film.
PF: But the film has American investment
in it now doesn't it?
Samuelson: That's right. What happened
was that in August or September of last year
the Secretary of State announced he was
going to make a ruling on the future of tax
shelters for film investment. The situation
became very uncertain and for that reason,
and one or two others, the Canadian syndicate which had been put together withdrew
from the project.
Once the Canadian funding fell through
Sutherland and Samuelson returned to the
U.S. But they had not yet given up hope.
Having made good contacts with local people
like production manager Bob Gray and
location manager Gordon Mark they still
wanted to film the picture in Vancouver.
After several months they succeeded in
raising the $3.5 million budget in California
and decided to continue with production
here, but now as an American film.
Brooke Adams was cast for the female
lead based on her performance in the soon to
be released Invasion of the Body Snatchers in
which she co-starred with Donald
Paul Mazursky, best known as the director
of such films as An Unmarried Woman,
Harry and Tonto and Bob and Carol and
Ted and Alice, was cast as Sutherland's
PF: Why did you decide to cast Mazursky
rather than a more established actor?
Samuelson: Paul began his career as an
NEW FILM . . . another one shot in Vancouver
SUTHERLAND . . . considering tax shelter in production of new Canadian movie
actor. He and Donald have been close friends
for a long time, as a matter of fact Donald
starred in Paul's Alex In Wonderland several
years ago. We felt that it would be good for
our project and amusing and enjoyable for
Paul to take a busman's holiday and act
People will remember him as the manager
of Kris Kristofferson in A Star is Born but I
believe that this is his first full length, full-
time venture back into acting.
PF: Why did you choose A Man, A
Woman and a Bank as your company's first
Samuelson: Donald and I believe that
there is a place not only for serious films but
also a place for films that are simply fun. We
were looking for something that was light,
romantic, sophisticated and witty and that's
why we went with this script.
Sutherland and Mazursky play two
computer experts who figure out a way to
rob a bank by being clever rather than
violent. They find a bank that is in construction and while the security experts are
installing their systems in the daytime, they
are going in at night and rigging those
systems so that they can operate them at will.
Brooke Adams plays a commercial
photographer who takes Donald's photo
while he is stealing a blueprint for part of the
banks structure. He pursues her in order to
steal the photos back and in the process they
fall in love. That of course is the complicating factor.
PF: What comes after this film?
Samuelson: Donald has been interested
for ten years in the life of Norman Bethune
and he has studied his papers in great detail.
We optioned the best available factual
biographies of Bethune, one called Bethune,
the other called The Mind of Norman
Bethune, both by Roderick Stewart who is a
professor at the University of Toronto.
We had a screenplay written by the same
two writers who wrote A Man, A Woman
and a Bank and we are contemplating
making the film from a western Canadian
base next summer.
I think it will probably be the biggest film
project yet filmed in Canada. We have major
studio interest in Los Angeles but Donald
and I both believe that the most advantageous combination would be Canadian
financing but with a studio distribution deal
for North America or perhaps worldwide.
PF: Is there really a market for a film
about Bethune?
Samuelson: Well, we will want it to be not
an internal Canadian film but a major international project in much the same way as
Julia was. We'll want to cast the part of
Francis Bethune internationally and we'll
wish the film not to stand up as a tax shelter
but as a major commercial feature that will
be as interesting in Japan or France as it will
be in Canada.
PF: Donald Sutherland has already
portrayed Bethune on television. Why does
he now want to do a feature?
Samuelson: Donald has a grasp on the
character of Bethune which I believe will be
as outstanding in a feature film as it was in
the CBC/Eric Till production.
Eric was hampered by a budget of $1.90
and a four day shooting schedule. Donald
won the best actor award and the program
was a credible television production.
It was essentially an historical document
with some insight into the character. Bethune
was a magnificent, tormented, driven, mad
genius. His life was a quest for grace, for
achievement. He felt the need to leave his
mark. In some ways his life and his quest
paralleled the Canadian experience at that
time. Donald wants to try to show those
facets of Bethune's character.
Samuelson is hoping to produce the entire
film in Canada, using Montreal as a double
for Madrid and Toronto for itself and
Detroit. The Chinese episode will most likely
be filmed in Alberta as China is reluctant to
allow any Bethune, film to be made within its
But Sutherland and Samuelson are not
alone in their desire to produce a Bethune
film. Otto Preminger has been talking about
it for years and John Kemeny, producer of
Duddy Kravitz, has announced his planned
biography several times. Samuelson is unperturbed.
Samuelson: People have been talking
about making a Bethune film for years.
Every six months there are full page advertisements in the trade papers down south
saying principal photography on someone's
Bethune will begin within six months.
Turn to PF 4
Page Friday. 2
Friday, October 27, 1978 ffilm reviews!
Allen's Interiors views family isolation
Woody Allen's latest venture
opens new vistas for him as an artist
but leaves him understandably unsure within this new terrain. The
film is saturated with self-conscious
deliberations at various levels.
Written and directed by  Woody
Starring: E. G. Marshall as Arthur;
Geraldine  Page,   as  Eve;   Diane
Keaton   as   Renata;   Maureen
Stapleton as Pearl; Mary Beth Hurt
as Joey.
Playing at The Vancouver Centre
Interiors begins with Arthur's announcement to his wife and
daughters that he would like a
divorce. This shattering announcement ends almost two decades of
uneventful marriage and ignites a
procession of self-examinations by
the central characters. Most of the
figures will survive this painful process but none will come through
Allen places a great deal of emphasis on the use of symbols and
imagery. He keeps trying to reassert
that we are in fact looking into the
"interiors" of the characters.
Renata peering out a window pane;
Eve closing a car window; waves
thrashing on the shore; Joey requesting, "Could you close the windows, please?"
Unfortunately, these attempts at
depicting the internal states of the
characters appear forced and "out
of sync". They do not flow with the
story but stand out apart and
detract from it.
Even more debilitating is the lack
of rhythm and continuity in Allen's
dialogues. Sentences do not flow
easily from one to another. They
contain a certain degree of artificiality and forced symbolism.
Renata states, "My emptiness set
in a year ago. . . my paralysis."
There is something terribly
awkward and ingratiating about
this sentence which escapes precise
These abysmal conversations extend into the stilted action. Mary
Beth Hurt is completely miscast as
Joey. She seems unsure of how to
deliver her lines much less where to
place the emphasis.
One might conceivably argue that
it is this very lack of confidence
which characterizes her personality
because she is at a stage in life
where she is unsure of which path to
take. We might sympathize with her
predicament if she displayed some
need for understanding. But her
constant cliche-ridden rhetoric
about monotonous jobs and paternal duties tend to keep the viewer's
sympathies at a cautious distance.
Only Maureen Stapleton as Arthur's new fiancee displays professional flair as an actress. There is
some irony in her name "Pearl"
because although she is far outdistanced by the intellectual
"games" of the other characters,
she eventually surfaces as the true
gem within their midst because she
exists on a far more earthy and
honest level.
Sound effects are disproportionately heightened on at least two
occasions in the movie. After some
frustrating attempts at writing
poetry, Renata crumples the paper
in disgust. The resulting effects
sound as if the microphone had
been planted within that ball of
A definite positive note in the
film is Allen's collaboration with
the cinematographer, Gordon
Willis. The flashback style" is well
suited for the internal struggles of
the characters. Because we are dealing with the mental states of the individuals, it is necessary to delve into the past to emphasize the changes
taking place.
The carefully controlled
dialogues are reinforced by the shot
compositions. The abundance of
one-shots imply the loneliness of
the individuals. Characters in conflict are rarely seen within the same
Characters singularly positioned
against stark white backgrounds
suggest a kind of tribute to
Bergman. Composition aside, some
scenes are so beautifully
photographed that they simply
overpower the viewer. A lengthy
tracking shot of Eve's flight, from
the Church is as beautiful as the
climatic beach scene with Pearl's
red dress flying in the wind as she
takes over Eve's role.
It is not easy to dismiss any
Woody Allen film because experience dictates that he improves
with each film. One is almost tempted to make the pompous assertion
that Interiors would fare far better
on the stage. There the spectator is
much more willing to accept controlled dialogues and restrained
Allen has been quoted as saying
that comic: films belong on the
children's table whereas tragic films
belong on the adult table. We cannot chastize Allen for trying to
widen his horizons.
But if the basis for Interiors is a
desire to move towards an "adult
level", then we are justified in pointing out that while D. W. Griffith's
Intolerance has long been limited to
cinema buffs, Chaplin's The Gold
Rush enjoys a far wider audience
and remains fresh even today.
KEATON AND OTHERS . . . featured in Allen's new movie  and working in the symbolic mode
Follow yellow brick road to The Wiz
Tipping its hat to The Wizard of
Oz, The Wiz steps out on the yellow
brick road and never looks back.
Inspired by the 1939 movie rather
than based upon it, The Wiz stands
as an example of how imagination
can make an old story new.
"The Wiz" from the hit
Broadway musical
A film directed
by Sidney Lumet
Starring Diana Ross
Previewed at the Odeon
The Wizard of Oz and The Wiz
come from two completely different  worlds.   Frank   Baum's
charming fantasy has been transfigured by more than thirty years
of upheaval and imprinted with the
two dominant themes of the
seventies, self-analysis and disco.
Dorothy is a young black woman
living in a lower middle-class neighborhood in New York. Diana Ross
with her wide eyes and electric smile
proves to be an engaging Dorothy
who cannot get in touch with her
She feels estranged from her
large, warm family which has,
gathered to celebrate the birth of a
new member. She's afraid to go
beyond 125th Street and unable to
THE WIZ . . .  disco and self-analyzation figure prominently in
remake of the Baum classic
take up the challenge of making her
own home away from the security
of Aunt Em's house.
She is reluctant to leave her
compliant elementary school
students and move on to a better
job teaching more abrasive high
school students. Unlike her
counterpart, the new Dorothy has
absolutely no wish to leave her own
back yard.
Toto   runs out into
the winter night and Dorothy runs
after him only to be swept up by a
snowy whirlwind.
Dorothy crashes into the land of
Oz through a neon 'W\ That's how
she does in old Everevil and frees
the playground kids from the wall
painting, a spell worked on them by
the wicked witch.
Dorothy gets the magic Silver
Slippers off Everevil. Abandoned
by the playground kids, she is
forced by her loneliness and fear to
start her journey towards the
Emerald City and the Wiz, her
ticket home. Along the way she
collects her odd, but well-known
Scarecrow, Michael Jackson of
the Jackson Five is a walking
fortune cookie, ever ready with a
cliche culled from his stuffing. He
wants to find a brain.
The libidinous Tinman, Nipsey
Russell, has exchanged his axe for a
wicker cane as a heartless hustler in
an amusement park. In need of a
heart he joins up.
And then there is the Cowardly
Lion, scraggy, petulant and
lovable. He would give'anything to
be a king rather than a coward.
Reaching the gate of the Emerald
City the four are only allowed to
enter because Dorothy wears the
Silver Slippers. Image is all here.
Inside the gate, media hype and
fads reign supreme changing at the
whim of the Wiz. Naturally, the
Wiz will only consider granting
Dorothy's wish after Evilene,
Everevil's sister, has been
Evilene, a rotund Chiquita, also
has an interest in Dorothy. She
wants those slippers. Evilene calls in
her Flying Monkeys, something she
does only in the most dire circumstances (they stink up her
sweatshop to high heaven) and
sends her henchmen to round up
Dorothy and her three friends.
Needless to say, Evilene is undone and happiness takes over the
sweatshop. When Dorothy and her
friends return to the Wiz, they
discover he's a New Jersey
politician who couldn't even get
elected dog-catcher.
Richard Pryor is his usual funny
self as the apologetic Wiz, but with
one look he shows the pathos of his
situation. Unable to help himself
and brave his fear the Wiz will live a
lie locked in his room at the top.
Dorothy and Toto leave Oz and
return to New York. No excuse
such as a bump on the head is given
for Dorothy's incredible journey.
The audience is asked to just
The search for inner knowledge is
the thread which joins all the
characters in The Wiz. It begins at
the personal level of Dorothy
herself, moves on to blacks as a
group and eventually touches all
humanity as a universal experience.
Dorothy's search for awareness,
feeling and courage is very much
her own. She does not consider her
problem in the light of being black
in a white dominated society.
Because the cast is black this
search can be seen as the hopes of a
suppressed people. 'Ignorance is
the night of the mind' reads
Scarecrow. This was the weapon
used by the crows to keep him on
his pole in the cornfield. He
believed them when they said he
could not walk or think.
Freed from the oppressive toil of
Evilene's sweatshop the workers
discard their grotesque forms to be
revealed as beautiful in the dawn of
a new dav.
Making the characters which
could be seen as manifestations of
white oppression black however
moves The Wiz one step beyond
social and racial strife. Being black
these characters are just the same as
everyone else and deserve some
understanding. The Wiz cowers
behind a silver mask of superiority.
Although Evilene gets her just
desserts, the Flying Monkeys turn
out to be nice guys.
Finding  your   strengths   and
weaknesses while holding your own
against outside forces is part of the
human condition.
The Wiz laughs at itself. This
quality saves it from being preachy
and deadly dull. The audience will
be surprised and delighted by the
wit and ingenuity in this movie.
Where else are bad witches flushed
away while sitting on the throne
and good witches surrounded by
chubby babies in blue snbwflake
The sets and costumes are
colourful and eye-catching. None
of the songs from the original
movie are used. Unfortunately, the
new songs are less than memorable.
Ease on Down the Road is the only
recognizable tune. But the
exuberance of the cast and the
flashy dance numbers make up for
this flaw.
The Wiz is not a remake of i.
classic. It's a new vision. Tied as il
is to the seventies, it may soon be as
dated as the fads it parodies. The
Wiz may no longer be innocent, but
it's still great fun.
Friday, October 27, 1978
Page Friday. 3 I film review/film feature,
Dreyfuss wastes talent as Moses Wine
"The Big Fix"
Starring   Richard   Dreyfuss   and
Susan Anspach
Playing at the Vogue Theatre
The Big Fix is no big deal. This
Roger Simon screenplay is adapted
from his first Moses Wine novel
and consists of a muddled plot
which is difficult to unravel even
for Richard Dreyfuss who plays
Moses Wine, a private investigator.
Dreyfuss, a campus radical at
Berkley in the sixties, has now
graduated  to  being divorced and
payments or keep himself comfortably supplied in marihuana. His
spare time is spent honing his skills
as a private-eye by playing "Clue,"
a detective game.
Dreyfuss as detective is called into action when Susan Anspach, a
long lost revolutionary classmate at
Berkley, shows up at his door on
Halloween night. After they rehash
old times, we find out Anspach is
presently employed as a campaign
worker for the election of a new
governor. A smear campaign has
been launched, she says, connecting
too broke to meet his child support    the   would-be   governor   with   a
criminal, a radical leader of the sixties.
The still, strong political zeal of
Anspach meets with apathy in
Dreyfuss. But, being in need of
money, Dreyfuss agrees to investigate who is behind the smear
The plot which begins simply,
quickly evolves to include murder,
kidnap and attempted assinations.
Scenes involving the F.B.I., Hare
Krishna, senior citizens, Chicano
activists and the Mafia alternate
with scenes depicting Dreyfuss singing nursery rhymes to his children.
That is, if he hasn't already con
vinced his socialist aunt to babysit
In the midst of this strange mixture of events and characters, intrigue is lost in irrelevant detail.
Finding out who-dunnit becomes
just another of these details when
Dreyfuss accidently stumbles onto
the villain. And we never do find
out who wins the election.
The Big Fix flashes from film
clips of the sixties to scenes of life in
the seventies in an aimless search
for significance. One such cynical
portrayal shows a criminal ex-
revolutionary   who   has   gone
underground, changed his name,
and is now a rich advertising
copywriter and family man. It is implied that people and times may
have moved on but todays world is
no better than that of the sixties.
Actor Richard Dreyfuss is known
for his intense nervous energy and
cocky sense of humour. In his role
as Moses Wine he uses these
abilities well to bring continuity and
laughter to an otherwise disjointed
and cynical movie. Hopefully the
next performance of this Oscar-
winning actor will be in a film that
does his talents justice.
Sutherland in Samuelson production
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From PF 2
All that we are doing is completing our financing. We'll then
begin pre-production, production,
post-production and release. One
thing that is necessary in any film
industry and especially in Canada
with an embryonic industry is the
ability to simply say "now we will
do it."
That is not some line from EST
training manual. It is simply an
awareness that with Donald as our
star we have a project that is
bankable internationally.
I also believe that artistically we
have cracked the back of the story.
It is extraordinarily difficult to take
30 years of a man's life and
compress it into two hours in a way
that is not expository and two
dimensional. I think our script has
done it.
PF: Okay, if we could get back
to the present for a moment, how
have you found filming in Vancouver? What are some of the
strengths of the local industry?
Samuelson: We have a very fine
relationship, in fact a remarkable
relationship with the whole gamut
of   local    unions.    One    of    our
problems filming in an urban
setting has been our need to shoot
in densely utilized areas. As a result
we've had to work on the weekends
and the unions were very flexible
about overtime and weekend rates.
What is also remarkable here is
the degree of cross-over between
job functions, the unions just won't
allow that in the States to the degree
we could do it here.
It is a young crew, everyone
working for us realizes that they are
building an industry, therefore it is
their future. It's refreshing to find
that my script supervisor is also the
president of the local film industry
association and that various other
people working with us are filmmakers first and work in a particular trade second.
It is an invigorating way of
working and has saved us a great
deal of time.
PF: Have you come across any
weaknesses? In the past there have
been criticisms of un-
professionalism amongst local film
crews, lack of flexibility etc. Have
you encountered this?
Samuelson: I think not. Partly
because we have been spending
American money the local unions
and guilds have looked favourably
Big Fix
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upon our requests to bring in some
American and British technicians.
We have in fact brought in very
few. We have a total crew approaching 60 of which five are
English and one is American.
Everybody else is either from
Vancouver or Toronto.
I didn't understand the strong
affiliation with the local IATSE
camera union and the Los Angeles
chapter. I had difficulty in understanding why I could not bring
in a camera operator from
We had a minor irritation with a
dispute between the Directors Guild
of America and the Directors Guild
of Canada about bringing in the
First Assistant Director but other
than that we've had few problems.
No guild or union has insited that I
employ anybody that I did not feel
was competent to fulfill the
necessary functions.
ACTRA which is quite hardline
about importing foreign actors
informed us that that did not apply
when there is no Canadian money
invested. I thinlcthat's a fair approach. We in fact have nearly 40
speaking parts in the film of which
only five have been brought in.
PF: In some ways this film is
more Canadian than a lot of
Canadian financed films.
Samuelson: Well a Canadian
financed film has a problem. I
suppose there's a value judgment
that has to be made. Is it better to
promote a parochial film industry
which will struggle to make low-
budget films that -will provide a
certain number of jobs, or is it
better to open the doors a little and
allow foreign actors, who are the
bankable element of a major film,
to enter the country.?
I'm an outside observer but it
would seem to me that the more
films to be made in Vancouver, and
the rest of Canada, the more
qualified technicians and actors
there will be from which to build a
competent •and viable international
film industry.
The philosophy of stop them at
the   border   has   a   great   many
limitations and I think the best
interests of the Canadian film
industry will be served by less
chauvinism and more awareness of
what it takes to get a group of
investors to put three to six million
dollars into a film. The rules are no
good if no films are being made.
Samuelson's comments echo
those of many other foreign
producers who have advised
Canada to keep an open door to
international productions.
Unlike many of those producers
however he is not interested in
shooting one feature up here for
less money and then pulling out as
quickly as possible.
He sincerely hopes to be back
next year with his partner
Sutherland, whom he describes as
"terribly chauvinistic" about
Canada. If all goes well with A
Man, A Woman and a Bank and
the Bethune project the two could
become involved in several major
productions north of the border.
That can only be good news for
Canada's struggling film industry.
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A long time ago a young lad with
a famous father and famous friends
wrote a little piece of history in the
famous song Alice's Restaurant.
This lad, himself, became famous,
one of the leading translators of
protest into music.
Now, eleven years later, the
hapless kid of Alice's Restaurant is
just good old Arlo, the preserver of
folk, blue grass, and on stage
Rock is taking a beating these
days. Disco is infecting the airwaves, even our once untouchable
FM stations, punk is invading the
music industry faster than an arms
race, heavy metal has long needed
an injection of fresh ideas, and the
rest of rock is travelling down the
MOR road to the "great gold
record in the sky", to quote Justin
Hayward. Throughout it all, Arlo
Guthrie has been playing the folk
and bluesy music that he grew up
with, always leaving satisfied audiences behind him.
He did this recently in Vancouver
before a packed house at the Queen
Elizabeth Theatre. The three-hour
show opened promptly at eight with
Guthrie's band, Shenandoah, a
tight and highly competent aggregation that has changed little since
their last visit here with Guthrie
almost three years ago.
Guthrie arrived on stage without
fanfare, joining the band on piano,
and the magic begins, because you
know, with Guthrie sitting placidly
before you, sooner or later, he's going to get the itch to rap with his audience.
Whereas some bands barely even
glance at the audience, Guthrie
delights in creating a musical camp-
fire for everyone to sit around, as
he spins his yarns.
Before he finished the first part
of the show, Guthrie had already
offered soliloquys on squashed
goundhogs, and why most people
couldn't understand the Zulu and
Hebrew songs he was singing
because they were in Zulu and
Hebrew. The set ended with City of
New Orleans, weaker than the
single, now six years old, but still
Then Arlo Guthrie turned to his
faithful guitar, and one could sense
the anticipation in the audience. A
child started wailing in the back of
the hall. Still tuning his guitar, Arlo
said, "This song's for you, kid." in
his famous nasal twang. To his
band, he remarked, "Kid's gonna
be a great singer." The house
cracks up.
This hilarity subsided only when
the matter was too serious to inject
cheap humour into it. There was a
song about Victor Jara, the Chilean
singer murdered by the fascist junta
in 1974 and it was solemnly and
heartily received.
The songs were short, but they
blended amazingly well, no matter
the sound, temperament or flavor.
It was definitely not a greatest hits
performance. There was a Hoyt
Axton song, a few by Pete Seeger,
Lenon-McCartney's Falling, and
several by his "old man", the
father of folk, Woody Guthrie,
whose shadow Arlo still wallows in.
Such a complicated forum of
music would constrict and befuddle
the average performer, but to Arlo
Guthrie it comes naturally. After
all, he grew up with this music, has
been playing it for years.
See his consummate ease as he
drives the 3,000 faithful to distraction, instructing them on how to
sing along to Walking Down The
"The first line's easy. Y' just sing
'I'm a-walking down the line'. The
next line's a bit more complicated.
It goes 'I'm a-walking down the li-
He is not above stopping in mid-
song to rap with the audience while
the music literally withers around
Who else but Arlo Guthrie could
command the riveted attention of a
packed house while relating a revised version of the old tale of early
American settlers and the monster
clams, complete with sou westers for
the band. The stage becomes Col-
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umbus' ship and Guthrie is the alert
ship's watch who is armed with an
authentic clampoon. Meanwhile
Shenandoah sang sailing songs. At
the end of all this, when Guthrie
finally decided to break into song,
the chorus of 'Clamzo me boys,
Clamzo' shook the walls.
Unlike the show back in January
1976 at the UBC War Memorial
Gym, Guthrie never went solo,
Shenandoah always backed him
and he backed them. They were
tight, melodic, harmonious and obviously having a lot of fun.
There was, of course, a catch.
Almost as well known as Guthrie's
on stage humor is the cry at each
concert for the music that started
Arlo Guthrie on the road to legendary status. For most of the concert, the wails for Alice's
Restaurant and the Motorcycle
Song did not surface until the band
returned for an encore.
Then it started, and for an awkward
moment, Guthrie stared, seemingly
in disgust, at the audience. Coolly,
he said, "Hey, we know what we're
doing!" and the cheers were enormous.
Refusing to play his own sixties
songs for the encore, he covered
another's. The original Paperback
Writer by the Beatles is, of course,
classic, but the closest Guthrie and
Co. got to hard rock was Writer
and not a bad job of it either.
A lot of sand has shifted since
Alice's Restaurant and Woodstock.
leaves his musical past in the sixties
The brash lad who once laughed to
300,000 people that New York
Throughway was closed has grown
up, matured, found his creative
niche and his musical satisfaction.
He   shuns   Alice's   and   the
Motorcycle Song because that is
music he wrote for a different era.
The revolution is over and he
doesn't want to be known or
remembered for two or three songs
written then.
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10 CC takes audience on musical ride
"That's us" says Graham
Gouldman, lead vocalist bassist for
10 CC. "we're the bloody
Last Tuesday night Gouldman
and company conjured up some
impressive musical wizardry that
strongly suggested that 10 CC has
at last arrived. The main reason for
their long overdue recognition
seems to be "Bloody Tourists",
their latest album release.
10 CC is a band that defies
categorization. With a sound built
around highly textured combinations of sophisticated pop and
tempered rock, the band has had a
tough time trying to fall into an
accessible mainstream.
However, "Bloody Tourists" is
the band's most lyrically accessible
album to date and promises to give
their sound more tangible
definitions from now on. The dry
wit and tongue in cheek aphorisms
so characteristic of earlier works
such as "Rubber Bullets" and
"How Dare You" still remain but
the overall complexities that often
confused the intended ironies have
been eliminated.
The result is a more straightforward and listenable 10 CC sound
which can appeal to the conventional rocker as well as the pop
As the evening began, two
mammoth screens descended from
the sides of the stage and each
projected a jet plane preparing for
liftoff. As the lights dimmed, a
computerized stewardess' voice
came over the air advising as all to
"fasten our seat belts" in
preparation for 10 CC. Whether we
liked it or not, it looked as if we
were all destined to be "bloody
tourists" for the night.
The assumption proved correct
as Gouldman, Stewart and com
pany proceeded to treat the
audience to tasty bits from their
latest offering, segmented by a
number of prime cuts from the
The newer tunes included For
You And I, Last Night and Shock
On The Tube which were polished
in their delivery but overamplified.
The more recognizable highlights of
the night included Good Morning
Judge, The Things We Do For Love
and that monumental masterpiece
of melodrama, Feel The Benefit.
In keeping with the 10 CC
tradition their latest album is once
again a concept effort this time
dealing effectively with the comic
but tragic situation of the perpetual
The songs, like the cover of their
latest album illustrate the absurdity
of the tourist who travels the world
over seeing virtually nothing but a
continuous stream of Holiday Inns,
guide maps and airport lobbies.
In the event however, 10 CC
develope this motif to such startling
extremes that they expose themselves as the essential culprits,
guilty of the same folly that plagues
the weary traveler.
Touring and life on the road ends
up being an endless enigma of
booze, rip-offs and one night
stands as songs like their most
recent hit Dread-lock Holiday
readily signify.
Last Tuesday night marked the
first appearance of 10 CC in
Vancouver after an absence of
nearly seven years. Since then, the
band has undergone a number of
significant changes owing primarily
to the departure of two of the
original four members, Lol Creme
and Kevin Godley. This void left
Eric Stewart and Graham
Gouldman as the surviving veterans
of 10 CC who remain up to today
the dynamic force behind their
distinctive sound.
Stewart and Gouldman proved to
be two highly versatile musicians
and vocalists whose songwriting
brilliance is reflected in their impressive but deceptive Bends
Although 10 CC has often been
accused of sounding perfect and
clinically clean to the point of being
antiseptic in the studio, it is
primarily this dedication to
exactness and a preciseness of
sound that has made them such
respected musicians among their
peers. Stewart and Gouldman
perform virtually all the tracks on
their albums aside from drums and
In any event, their performance
last Tuesday night was proof
positive that 10 CC are as competent a touring band as they are
studio perfectionists.
As the last echoing refrains of
I'm Not In Love faded off into
oblivion, no one in attendance
could deny them this affirmation.
Perhaps the best way to appreciate a band like 10 CC whose
genuine willingness to endure and
perfect their craft despite their all
too absent recognition is to look at
the powerful statement made in
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What would we see, what would
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If all the entertainers in the world
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What would they play, what would
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To pacify the crowd,   to justify
You won't feel the benefit
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Friday, October 27, 1978 sexuality feature
Gay community reaches out to campus
UBC has a gay community.
Although there are those in the university
environment that would like to ignore it as
well as those that are actively hostile, the gay
community will not disappear or go into
Conservative statistics indicate that four
per cent of the general population is gay.
There should therefore be approximately
1000 gay students at UBC. Why is it then that
the Gay People of UBC have only fifty or sixty people attending their weekly meetings,
and why is this the best attendance the group
has had in its short history? Why is the
Women's Office so sparsely supported by the
women that it represents?
To find the answers to these questions, it is
necessary to ask the people that are involved
with these organizations, and fortunately
they are both willing and able to express their
Tim Stevenson has answers to some of
these questions. Stevenson is public liaison
person for the Gay People of UBC. As public
liaison for the group, Stevenson is responsible for organizing and publicizing the group's
activities, but there is much more that he
feels he has to do.
. . . "like being in a totally
dark room where someone
may come in holding
a small candle" . . .
Stevenson feels that he must also help
other gay people to reach an understanding
of their sexuality, and to promote an atmosphere of understanding between the gay
community and the general population of
There are several different groups within
the gay community, Stevenson says.
"There We those that have accepted
themselves and are comfortable and can take
risks to change things."
"There are those that recognize their sexuality, but are afraid of repercussions that it
may cause in their future careers."
"There are those that are still struggling
with their own sexuality. Either they
recognize it but don't know where to turn or
are afraid of alienation from their family and
Fear is the key word. Although the federal
government has enacted legislation that
legalizes homosexual relationships between
. . . "Homosexuality has
nothing to do with morality.
It comes about as part of a
developmental process
a biological one" . . .
consenting adults, this has done little to ease
the social pressure that is exerted on gay people.
Life is "like being in a totally dark room
where someone may come in holding a small
candle" for most gay people, says Stevenson.
The person holding the small candle may or
may not help the gay person to come to grips
with his or her own sexuality, but at least it
confirms that there are others in society with
the same feelings. The gay person experiences
a feeling of total loneliness, compounded by
the negative input that society provides.
"The gay person assimilates the oppression
of outsiders and turns it inward. And what
do you do with this pent-up anger . . .
wallow in self-pity or channel it into changing
things? Some people divert all of their energy
into their work or their education."
It is not hard to imagine the tremendous
pressure that sexual repression can cause. For
most men, there is a natural progression after
puberty, beginning with dating girls and
usually ending with marriage. This development is not always problem-free, and much
of the blame for sexual disorders is given to
the repression of instinctive impulses that
society imposes. For the gay man, his sexuality is a source of frustration — something that
he must hide from public view. This repres
sion leads to the inner conflict that very few
gay people resolve successfully.
"The people that survive the conflict are
very strong; they have to be to get through
the pressure that society exerts."
The high failure rate in resolving the conflict accounts for much of the depressing
behaviour that some gay people exhibit.
"Opponents like Anita Bryant say that gay
people are sinful, that they are suicidal,
alcoholics, and drug abusers." These
behaviours are not proof of abnormal personalities, but merely symptoms of the
repressed emotions that gay people are forced to endure.
The decision to accept one's homosexuality is not a simple one to make. "No one
should ever be forced out of the closet," says
Stevenson. "It's a matter of personal choice,
developmental process, a biological one."
This is perhaps one of the most important
issues standing in the way of society's acceptance of the gay community. As long as the
misconception is carried on that homosexual
people are participating in immoral practices,
the oppression will continue.
Summerbell is convinced that there are
many first-year students that have to contend
with an inner struggle with their sexuality as
well as the confusion of adjusting to university life.'Many of these students live at home,
and the family environment is a strong
motive for repression of gay sexuality. Many
live in residence, and the residence environment is even less conducive to a gay person's
being open.
"Very few people come out in residence,"
says Richard, and this is not difficult to
as there are great risks involved, and it's the
duty of those who have come out to make the
risks less."
"We need more gay professional people
that are open to provide help and a peer
group to which other gay people can relate."
This is where the conflict becomes most intense in the university environment. Gay
students that are considering a profession in
law, medicine, or teaching in particular, must
decide whether or not to publicly admit their
sexuality. If they do admit it, they risk being
denied their education and their career, and
if they do not, they risk their psychological
Tim Stevenson and the other members of
the Gay People of UBC have made their decisions to be open about their feelings, and that
is why they make themselves available to
other gay students for advice, counselling or
simply reassurance.
Richard Summerbell is the chairperson of
the Gay People. Summerbell feels that much
of the conflict that gay people experience is
due to their religious convictions or the conditioning that society has imposed upon
He commented on Anita Bryant's belief
that homosexuality can be spread from person to person and that this is a matter of
religious concern.
"Homosexuality has nothing to do with
morality.   It   comes   about   as   part   of  a
understand when one considers the following
Involved is a first-year student who lived in
residence and who came under suspicion of
his floor-mates as being gay. This resulted in
abusive writings on the washroom walls and
other personal affronts. Feeling that this kind
of harrassment was unnecessary, he consulted with the residence authorities, and
then made an open statement to his floor-
mates admitting his sexuality and his pride in
it. This in turn led to a number of "practical
jokes" which became too numerous to be
considered playful or funny.
This particular gay student stuck with it
and did not give in to the pressure, but there
are probably very few that would have the
strength to do so. This kind of incident
makes it easy to see why gay people prefer to
remain hidden.
Richard explains the aims of the Gay People of UBC as being primarily those of
educating the student population and providing activities where gay people can get
together and meet each other in a non-hostile
"University students are an elitist group"
says Richard, and this is why educating them
about gay people is so important. If university students can be shown that gay people are
not a threat, and that they are competent,
responsible members of society, then perhaps
societal   pressures  against  gay  people  will
decline with each successive generation.
Gay men are not the whole gay community
of UBC. There are a lot of gay women as
well, although they remain somewhat better
Gay women are not in exactly the same
situation that faces gay men, according to
Sally Thome of the Women's Office.
"Since our society is still male-oriented,
gay women have no validity because they
have no relationship to men."
Being discriminated against as women and
as gay, freedom for gay women is closely
related to the liberation of all women. This
double discrimination adds on an extra
dimension to the dilemna that gay men face.
"Most gay women are primarily interested
in the women's movement in the belief that
its general aims will achieve their main goals
as well," Thorne adds.
. . . "Since our society is
still male-oriented gay
women have no validity
because they have no
relationship to men" . . .
The Women's Office includes gay women,
and their open admission of this has been one
of the most significant factors keeping
university women away. "Dyke" is a horrible
label for a woman to be tagged with, and'
there is a fear that being involved with an
organization that includes gay women may be
a reflection of a woman's own sexuality.
The goals of the Women's Office, says
Thorne, "are educating everyone, fighting
particular cases of discrimination, and providing an environment where women can
have enjoyable experiences with other
women." Education is vital, as Sally
perceives the university population as being
"young, uninformed, and heterosexual."
Traditionally, there has been little cooperation between the men's and women's
gay movements. At UBC, however, the two
groups are planning to work in conjunction,
in the belief that their common experiences
provide grounds for a combined effort.
Society's attitudes towards gay people are
presently in a state of turmoil. There is a
reaction in the United States against gay
rights. Gay communities in Seattle, San Francisco and other centres are fighting to
preserve the fragile rights that they have at
present, in the face of proposed anti-gay
legislation. It is obvious that although
psychiatrists no longer consider homosexuality as a mental disorder, the general public is
not yet convinced.
. . . "Take off the masks
of repressed anger,
self-pity, sexual deceit,
hypocrisy, social
exploitation and
spiritual arrogance" . . .
How do UBC students relate to gay people? How is it possible to reach an understanding of their problems? The only way is to
overcome the prejudices that society has built
up towards sexual preference, just as we are
learning to overcome our racial prejudices.
By learning to accept one another as simply
people, we will be able to erase the labels that
we use to define one another.
There is no way to know why some people
are gay and others are not. It is a mystery that
is beyond understanding, and there is no
possible justification for censoring the expression of a person's love. In the words of
Malcolm Boyd, a gay Episcopalian priest:
"Gay has something of universal meaning
to say to everybody. Take off the masks of
repressed anger, self-pity, sexual deceit,
hypocrisy, social exploitation and spiritual
Friday, October 27,  1978
Page Friday, 7 ^feature/drama review I
Parks Board closes in for kill
as Jericho artists hang on
NE CH!    ZU
—John glaboff photo
symbiotic growth in threatened art colony
The sound of carving blends with
the casual jazz as you walk out of
the sun into hangar six. There's a
sense of anticipation and purpose
among the artists and visitors at
Jericho beach where the threat of
eviction has recently been the cause
of demonstrations and a legal
The issue is the fate of hangars
five and six. The Vancouver Park
Board has proposed to remove the
buildings to extend the Jericho-
Locarno parks. Meanwhile, the
artists of the Ne Chi Zu guild see
the hangars as an artistic center and
in their words, "could probably
build a better park than the parks
Ne Chi Zu is a Nootka phrase
loosely translated "to see ourselves
as others see us". How they are
viewed by Vancouver is obviously a
major concern and they encourage
people to wander through to experience an open artistic feeling
that may not always be around.
Page Friday visited the hangars
and talked to some of the artists to
see how the area is progressing as
an artistic center and how it will
fare in its battle for survival. The
people are noticeably friendly and
receptive. Visitors stroll through to
watch the artists at work and
generally seem pleased with the
workshop, gallery atmosphere that
opens up onto the sea facing
Stanley Park and the real city
towers of the west end across the
But perhaps what is most important is the interchange of ideas
and inspiration among the artists
who group here to work. Signs
offer free carving lessons to anyone
interested and the invitation has
been extended to UBC students to
come down and utilize some of the
studio space.
The artists first started working
around the Jericho hangars at
Habitat and a few stayed afterwards to complete carvings and
large projects that could be best
worked on at the site. At the time
the parks board allowed the artists
to stay since it seemed the most
reasonable of the suggestions then
being proposed, but that opinion
has obviously changed.
The guild has been notified that
they and their works must be out by
Nov. 20. A short time ago, the
parks board, which is in charge of
the land, removed hangar three
before anyone knew what was
And on Oct. 6 a non-violent
demonstration was organized by
the Ne Chi Zu guild to protest the
dismantling of hangar five.
Demonstrators held hands outside
the hangar to block workmen and
machinery but they were removed
by the police. Members of the guild
say that the police also stopped
sympathizers at the gates, turning
them away from what is supposedly
a public park.
Meanwhile, workmen went
ahead with the dismantling of the
theatre seating  area,   leaving  the
building to stand in accordance
with a city injunction. This was a
key move to eliminate support from
the many theatre groups that had
hoped to utilize the Jericho
A visit from the fire marshall,
who the guild members are convinced is working in conspiracy
with the parks board, meant the
removal of the stoves, which, they
say, are the only things that kept
them warm.
However, the attitude of the
artists seems to be to "get the
politics cleaned up so we can really
get into something". They seem
convinced that a whole school of
art could be developing here like
nowhere   else    in    Canada.
One carver explained his hopes to
"get students down here who are
into landscaping reclaiming
something that's valuable . . .
open spaces." He suggests that
combining the open park land
surrounding the area with a sense of
creativity is essential in an environment such as ours.
"The ways cities are going,
they're becoming really dangerous
for people. It's getting so that more
and more people will go to an
apartment because it's a small
enclosed space and it's very
roomlike. But what's happening is
that a lot of human creativity and
energy and drive is being lost by
that because instead of being out
doing things, they're watching TV
and learning that the image is the
most important thing."
"There are some people who can
handle that but there are a lot of
people who don't and they get laced
out on valium and librium and then
what happens? They're backing up
that whole big drug oriented industry.
PF: But aren't the buildings an
eyesore to the people up the hill?
"Why is it an eyesore? Because
the paint on it is peeling. Have you
looked at the front of this building,
seen the lines on it? It's art-deco.
It's a really neat building. Forty
years and the roof still don't leak.
Who makes a roof that doesn't leak
after forty years, you know.
You look at this building.  It's
Down-and~outers" construct
fantasy world in boiler room
Freddie the Freeloader is alive,
well and living in Canada! In fact,
he's living in the basement of the
Provincial Hotel, along with Aggie
Rose and Pete. Thinly disguised
under the name of Sprugg, Freddie
is one of the main characters of Rex
Deverell's new play Boiler Room
Suite which is now playing at
Presentation House in North Van-
"Boiler Room Suite"
a play written by Rex Deverell
directed by Elizabeth Ball
until Nov. 3   at Presentation House
In Boiler Room Suite, Deverell
revives the slightly archaic tradition
of Red Skelton and Charlie
Chaplin, and gives it a modern consciousness. Thus we have two of
society's "down-and-out"s eking
out a bare existence, and living for
their dreams.
The audience is quickly
transported into the world of the
Boiler Room Suite by the shrill
sound of boilers which announce
the commencement of the play.
Amidst the usual collection of garbage, empty wine bottles and old
furniture, the play begins. Two
hobos descend into the dimly lit
boiler room, Sprugg,and Aggie
True to the tragi-comic tradition,
both Sprugg and Aggie Rose have
seen better days. Sprugg was once
an aspiring poet, and is still obviously trying to maintain his dignity. Aggie Rose was once a promising actress and somehow got
sidetracked on her path to stardom
and ended up in the boiler room of
a hotel. Like Sprugg and Aggie
Rose, the Provincial Hotel which
houses the Boiler Room Suite in its
basement, is in the process of
The first act of the play is almost
exclusively devoted to the development of the "Freddie the
Freeloader" tradition. Sprugg and
Aggie Rose are seen, not only as
hobos, but as tragi-comic heros. In
spite of their demeaning existence,
they manage to escape into a world
that is not harsh and cruel, the
world of fantasy.
Overused situation and typecast
characters aside, these first fantasy
scenes of Boiler Room Suite are
nonetheless effective. Making ingenious use  of old clothing and
other articles around the boiler
room, Sprugg and Aggie Rose leave
their earthly identities far behind as
they journey into the land of fantasy and magic. Now grand lady,
now prime minister, now God,
Sprugg and Aggie Rose show us the
hobo as the sensitive, tragic hero.
Like Freddie the Freeloader, they
reject the world of reality and live in
the whimsical but noble world of
the imagination.
However, this is Freddie circa
1978 and the reign of blissful in-
gorance and the happy hobo are
over. Reality invades the boiler
room and shatters the fragile world
of the imagination that Sprugg and
Aggie have constructed.
The intrusion of reality takes the
form of the entrance of Pete, the
janitor of the hotel. Pete, who is the
antithesis of Sprugg, believes that
the most important thing is to "face
the facts". He forces Sprugg and
Aggie Rose to face the reality of
themselves and their situation.
Pete is the modern consciousness
in the land of the happy hobo. As a
result of Pete, Sprugg and Aggie
Rose must come to terms with a
situation   that   never   seriously
really square, really strong. Open
up the gates and let us bring in the
paint so we can paint it. It's a
public park and they lock the gates.
There's a lot of positive energy here
and it'd be a shame to see it all
obstructed, you know, put down
because it's a saniflush
PF: How far does the water
come up?
"It comes right up to under the
pier. That's the one engineering job
that would have to be done. This
pier needs to be shored up but
that's not such a hard job. It needs
to be jacked up at one end of the
building but that's a hell of a lot
cheaper than knocking it all down.
And it'd be a good thing for
engineering students to do, get first
hand experience at practical
He and his dog took us on a wall
outside and explained how a certain
area here is still sacred Indian
ground and was once the scene of
an Indian demonstration against
Parks Board landscapers. Pointing
out hangar five from the top of a
series of large earthmounds which
he described as parks board earth
sculpture that didn't work, he
explained why the theatre groups
were interested in it.
"At Habitat they built an amphitheatre in this hangar here and
equipped it to handle translation in
three different languages. Well,
they ripped all the wiring for that
out and now they're starting to take
the amphitheatre down. Well, need
I say anything about the acoustics
in the building?"
"This could all be landscaped,
make a nice place for people to
walk. It's like cleaning the Aegean
stables, eh? The task of Hercules
was to clean the Aegean stables and
he, what, diverted a river? They
could get a whole river of people
coming down here just like ants,
could you imagine? An organized
wheel-borrowing. Well, that's a bit
absurd, but that's an idea."
"Well now, you see that little
fenced off area over there? That's
their new soccer field with built-in
sprinkler system. It only cost
$122,000, it's fenced in and they
don't like people lying on it.
Sometimes they even have men
around it with guard dogs. It's a
strange thing, to pay a guy to watch
a field."
Walking out on the beach side of
the hangars again, one notices large
piles of wood and garbage apparently awaiting disposal. He said
that parks board workers brought
this garbage from the far end of the
pier to pile it up here in front of the
hangar so that people would see
that the place was a mess and
should probably be completely
To further complicate things, a
couple weeks ago the parks board
auctioned off the materials from
the buildings themselves to a
Vancouver salvage company. The
afternoon of our tour, the lawyer
representing the Ne Chi Zu guild,
who has volunteered his services
because of an appreciation of what
is happening within the Jericho
artistic community, was by to
review the situation and draw up
affidavits for the upcoming legal
plagued  the likes of
This collison of the worlds of
fantasy and reality results in a
predicament that neither Aggie
Rose, nor Sprugg can face. No
longer able to journey at will between the worlds they must make a
choice. However, a choice is impossible. Sprugg and Aggie rose
find that they are rejected by reality,  and utlimately abandoned .
So, in the final analysis we find
that the happy hobo went out with
the fabulous forties. In Boiler
Room Suite, it is the tragedy rather
than the comedy that is apparent.
However, Deverell provides us
with no solution to the problem,
but instead, an image of Sprugg,
Aggie Rose and Pete in the final
moment of the play, torn by the
conflict of fantasy and reality. A
less idealistic, but perhaps more
noble vision of the hobo.
With the play, Boiler Room
Suite, Regina author Rex Deverell
—John glaboff photo
. . . face expulsion by Parks Board
Freddie the won the Canadian Author's
Association Award in drama.
Presentation House's production is
Vancouver's first chance to see this
award winning play. With Carosel
Theatre's Elizabeth Ball as director
and Des Smiley as Sprugg, Shellah
Megill, Aggie Rose and Barney
O'Sullivan, Pete, the production as
a whole is a success.
Special mention is worthy of
Doug Welch, the designer of the
very convincing set of the play. In
adddition, the special effects were
excellent. These effects such as
steam noises, whistles, and lighting,
while not obstructive, combined
with the set of the play to make the
persentation very effective.
Another aspect of Boiler Room
Suite that is worth mentioning is its
virtual lack of violence or sexual
overtones. The play makes a good
case for non-violent, non-sexual
drama that is nonetheless, not short
on either impact or contemporary
Page Friday. 8
Friday, October 27, 1978 vista t
Music fans can look forward to a
busy month in November.
Billy Joel heads a long list of rock
and pop artists scheduled to play
the Coliseum this month. Joel plays
Wednesday, November 8th, at 8:00
p.m. Tickets are $7.50 and $8.50
reserved seating, available at
Woodward's Concert Box Offices.
Studio 58 presents Paul Zindel's
The Effect of Gamma Rays on
Man-in-the-Moon Marrigolds from
October 28th to November 18th.
Reservations are advised.
The sculptures of versatile artist
David Marshall are on display at
the Burnaby Art Gallery, 6344
Gilpin St., Burnaby. There are over
twenty pieces on display in wood,
marble, and slate. The artist will
lead an informal discussion of his
work on Sunday, October 29th at on Tues., October 31st. Costume
2:30 p.m. recommendations: "come as your
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Tuesday at 12:30, rm. 113 SUB.
Phone: 228-5111
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• 2238B 38 Watts per channel with less than
0.08% distortion. Direct coupled power output
and phase locked loop SQQQ.95
FM tuner.
Phase linear has always had the reputation
for producing good, cheap POWER and
PREAMPS. Check out these prices:
MODEL 2000 preamp    $359.95
MODEL 200B Dower amn .               $489.95
MODEL 400 power amp 	
....  $699.95
MODEL 5000 tuner  	
MODEL 1000 auto correlator
...    $399.95
S 39 95
• CR620 * 35 watts per channel with only
0.05% distortion. Full features and a
full five year warranty.
JUIPERSCOPE^ . R1220 • budget priced receiver from the makers of Marantz. The best
buy in town for starters or second «.f *« n 95
systems! 11 il'
JVC • JLA20 • Best buy rated auto-
return belt drive turntable complete with magnetic cartridge. Don't miss this %-\-\ /\ .95
chance at
JVC • QLA2 • Quartz locked super
accurate speed with auto-return and stroboscope. SIQ^-95
SONY • PST1 • Semi automatic direct
drive turntable with pitch control. Very popular normally but now it's $-| Q^.95
a steal at I «J*f
SONY- • PST20 • Fully automatic direct
drive with controls accessible even with the
dust cover closed. Complete with j^ CO-95
Sony cartridge I JJ
0 YP 211 • Top value in semi-automatic belt
drive turntable with five $-i/it\95
year warranty. 149'
YAMAHA • YPD6 a Auto return direct drive
turntable with ultra low wow and flutter and
a full five-year $OGA 95
warranty ZOt
ti/VV? • Formula 1 9 Venturi port system
system means big sound from a small speaker.
bo°opkrated *99'95
• A25 MARK 11 a The world famous A25 is
back! Now improved to handle
more power and produce more t-lfiQ.95
high frequencies
PS9 • Famous "Heil Motion" sound in a
bookshelf design. Crisp high fre
quencies at a bargain price.
• L100 • The end of an era • Probably the
most copied speaker system ever built. This is
your last chance to buy $QQQ95
this classic.
• HD440 • Most popular Marantz speaker we
have. 3-way design and finished in $qq 95
a nice walnut cabinet. *t\M-
• 25 • Economy bookshelf great for starters
or   that   second   pair.   Made   in
For only.
YAMAHA a NS220 • Rock
design for big sound at a small price,
year warranty>
Full five-
AM   AM  AM  AM   AM   AM
* ' IB t^        ' 1 B ' ^        - cSET^        ' ' tl-' -^ *~' 81-' ^        "' Iff 1 -^
The Soul Of
A whole new chapter in the musical evolution of
Gino Vannelli, "Brother lb Brother" furthers his
rise towards superstardom with nine rock/soul
sounds (including seven Gino originals), and his
latest single
release, "I Just
Wanna Stop."
Records &
gino vannelli
Broti ierto Brother
9033 ECLIPSE -
4707 DREAM -
4714 BLAM -
Page Friday. 10
Friday, October 27, 1978


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