NZ Truth , Issue 188, 23 January 1909, Page 6
The Royal Pictures.
On Wednesday evaiing last the Royal Picture Syndicate at His Majesty's commemorated their first anniversary, the lady visitors being presented with little mementoes of the occasion, while at yesterday's matinee Uik Icids were treated. Anyhow, m. honor of the special occasion on Wednesday evening a special and very attractive pictorial programme was presented, the pictures embracing drama, comedy, travel, art, etc., etc. Indeed, the Royal show i? the premier of its sort m the Dominion and the fact that ninrhtly hundreds arc turn Ml away speaks volumes for the popularity of the entertainment. There will be the usual matinee this (Saturday) afternoon.