The usual change of programme will be made at His Majesty's Theatre this, evening. The star film will be entitled "A Hero After All " and is a Pathe military-society drama. A young army captain gambles heavily, and loses much money. He commits defalcations, and, under stress, appeals to his married sister to help him. Sho meets her brother secretly,' to give him her jewels to save his name. Her husband chances to observe the surreptitious meeting, and, nof knowing the identity of the man whom his wife is talking to, he immediately abandons _ her. The captain is expelled from his position as an officer. Later, he proceeds to Tripoli as a. private soldier in the ranks. During a skirmish with the enemy he performs a heroic deed, but is fatally wounded. When dying he communicates to his brother-in-law that it was he who the other's wife met secretly. The other films will be " Warwick Chronicle," " House in Suburbia " (a Vitagraph comedy), " Wauth Bong, the Famous Prussian River," " Winning his Wife." "A Quiet Little Wedding," " N.Z. Animated News," and ""In the Hands of the Black Hands."
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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8794, 14 February 1914
ENTERTAINMENTS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8794, 14 February 1914
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