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The Third Generation Monte Carlo. A new dimension in affordable luxury.

With immense pride, we present a trim and timely new edition of Chevrolet's popular personal luxury car: The Third Generation Monte Carlo.

Although thoroughly redesigned, today's Monte Carlo retains the unique personality of Monte Carlos past.

Front and rear overhang have been reduced. The turning diameter is over two feet shorter than last year, giving the car added agility in cramped quarters.

The new interior is a virtual "Driver's Suite," with sumptuous cloths and carpets, tall windows, a totally new instrument panel, and special Monte Carlo "touches" throughout.

Surprisingly, there is more rear-seat leg room, head room and hip room than last year. More trunk space, too.

There is a new standard powerplant, a 231 Cu. In. V6. A305 Cu. In. V8 is available. (Monte Carlo is equipped with GM-built engines produced by various divisions. See your dealer for details.)

The Third Generation Monte Carlo. Drive it soon.


*EPA estimates with standard V6 engine, available automatic transmission. Actual mileage may vary depending on how and where you drive, car's condition and available equipment.
California estimates: 23 hwy., 16 city.

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When I first came to New York, in the late Fifties, they were already whispering about him.  "Geoffrey Holder, from Trinidad," they would say.  "A black guy, unbelievably tall, and he does everything!  He's some sort of theatrical genius.

In those days Holder was still in his twenties, a dancer who made his first big splash in 1954 in House of Flowers.  Now, at 46, he can look back, laugh, and say, "Yes, I do everything."  For the past 25 years Holder has been designing costumes, choreographing, directing, acting on Broadway, in films, in TV commercials.  You may know him as the Uncola Man.  Or the ring-around-the-collar man.  Or, you may know him as the man who won two Tony Awards as director and costume designer for The Wiz.

Geoffrey Holder--six feet six inches tall and given to wearing flamboyant hats and capes--is a man of total energy and joy.  If anything has stood him in good stead as his star has risen this last quarter of a century, it's his positive willingness to do anything, so long as it sounds like fun.  Consider the polymorphous perversity of his illustrious career.  He has played the evil baron in the film, Live and Let Die, reviewed plays for NBC television, acted on Broadway in Waiting for Godot.  He has won $16,000 on "The $64,000 Questions," won a Clio for his British West Indies Airways commercial, and been premier danseur in the Metropolitan Opera production of Aida.  He both choreographed and wrote the music for Dougla, a ballet which is in the permanent repertoire of the Dance Theater of Harlem.  He is the author of a cookbook of recipes from the Caribbean.  A reporter once asked him if he'd ever considered "settling down" to just one or two of the arts.  "Settle down?" he boomed.  "That would be like going to the grave!"

Recently I went to visit Holder in his crammed-full penthouse apartment on


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[[caption]] Geoffrey  Holder's costume sketches for Timbuktu (based on Kismet).  Holder is also the show's director/choreographer. ///caption]]

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