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Jacksonville MCC Gets New Home
The worship coordinator
of Jacksonville’s Metro
politan Community Church
announced recently their
plans to rent, with option
to buy the old Greek
Orthodox Church located
at Laura and Union Streets.
The first worship service
is scheduled for Decem
ber 1, 1974 at 7:30 p.m.,
with their formal Dedica
tion Service to be an
The cnurch, we are told
has a sanctuary with a
seating capacity of approx
imately 180 on the main
level. The basement which
houses the offices, will
also be used as a social
Everyone is excitedly
preparing to begin the
much needed renovation of
the new church home and
‘has invited all those in
terested in participating to
contact the church to find
•out how they may help.
if getting mere is half the fun,
Being there can be
all the fun*
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Safety-first advice for tree
trimmers this season. Step up
to the taller branches on a
“Two Step” folding stepstool
such as this one from Cosco,
instead of a rickety chair. The
tree will look just as pretty —
and there’ll be no sprained
ankles to mar your holiday fun.
Ekland In "The AAa n WithTheGolde n Gun
Paul Newman And Sieve McQueen
In "The Towering inferno"
wastes an all-star cast,
films” in school, and in
you’re really into the sub
ject, or get off watching
animals mate, there’s not
enough new to make it
worth your while.
But it’s nice to hear
Bobby Short singing the
Cole Porter tune that lends
the film its title.
Two of the biggest
moneymakers at present
are examples of how the
public can be made to flock
to a bad movie.
“The Trial of Billy
Jack” was pre-sold by the
tremendous popularity of
which preceded it. A heavy
advertising campaign rein
forced the anticipation.
But the new picture,
twice as long as the
original, is an endless cry
ing towel cataloguing
America’s recent sins. I
assume that extensive
research was done to de
termine what the potential
audience wanted to see, and
the film was crafted to
satisfy them; but I hope the
high school/college set has
The photography is nice,
with Arizona looking as
good as it did when John
Ford shot there; but the
new “Billy Jack” is-just
pps * - yf/j-s ■.OQjB** •
“Earthquake” uses a
Which makes the theatre
seem to tremble during the
quake scenes. It’s effective
and makes about 10 minutes
of the picture worth seeing.
The rest is crudely-written
formula melodrama, that,
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the best (only?) perform
ance; but Ava Gardner has
the best line, in a quarrel
with Heston, who plays her
husband: “Don’t lower your
voice to me!”
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Los Angels, Ca. Liberation Publication, Inc., headed
by David Goodstein, President of the San Francisco
based Whitman-Radclyffe Foundation, has purchased
the Los Angles based Advocate newspaper. The Ad
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By Gretta Gossip
$pIlo agjjirbyaJJ, you dear do badders, more grease
from ; . ; ,Gretjt@B yks- ' the year comes to an end, I want to
takenthis opportunity to thank you one and all for being
so rangy, iapdygiying “good ole Gretta’’ a chance to dish
the ; r dirt ie^eryfomonth. Jn the coming year, I hope that
everyope will be twice as tacky, and throw a few really
explosive public scenes for me to report on. Merry
Christmas kiddies and a Gay New Year!
Now on with the news --
First of all, The Barb would like to thank everyone at
the Columbia MCC for their kindness and hospitality
shown to the editor and CRC representative, Bill Smith,
and Steve Warren recently. Rick Moore, Maynard Cash,
many thanks guys. I would also like to wish George
Meader, the new worship coordinator the best of luck on
his new transfer to Columbia. Enough of that - now down
to the real rot.
K.R. did it again. These feeble suicide attempts leave
much to be desired (like success for instance). This time
it was two bottles of aspirins. I hear the doctors at
emergency are busy enough without your aggrevating
antics. Honey you’d better wise up before you don’t have
one friend left. How about a visit to a shrink for starters?
I hear that C.F. returned to Philadelphia. Good luck
babe, keep in touch. For those of you wondering about
our little April Dawn, she just won the Miss Blue Goose
title in Des Moines. That crazy queen always was wild
for a loose goose - Love ya, baby.
Congratulations are in order for our Co-editor, Jeanni.
She just had a baby boy. It’s a Rhesus monkey, four
months old and dig this - - he wears diapers and uses
English Leather. Talk about a lucky monkey!
Hear S. L. and D.W. are at the “grin and share it”
stage, and friends are betting the new year will bring a
new life style to these two. There’s a well known T.V.
around town that swears she had surgery. Mary, tell
me how you managed to become a woman and still main
tain an 8” erection? That’s it for the end of this year
kiddies. Raise hell and have a happy?