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HAYWARD'S PICTURES. •• ■• ' t •' '■■■■

There was a fairly good attendance at His Majesty's Theatre on Saturday night when a new programme of films was shown. The star film was " The Oath of O'Tsuru San',", a dramatic film of 'lnoro than. usual interest, and containing many pretty scenes. O'Tsuru San Nuaki, a distinguished Japanese army officer, had been trained to consider , her country's interests above everything. A young American who had' invented a new torpedo was the guest in Japan of General Nauki, who wished to obtain the invention for his country. The American refused.'to sell, however, to any country except his own. .Hit thp patriotic Japanese general, seeing that money, would not tempt him, and that the American was greatly attracted by the pretty Japanese girl, resolved to secure the plans of the torpedo through her agency. She agroocV to marry Winthrop for the sake of her country and left with him for America. Her love for him grew very great, and her oath became very dis-; J tasteful ■to her. After a big struggle slip, .resolved to aid her countj-v and obtained fhe plans and handed them over to the Japanese agent. Her husband discovered her treachery, and she then realised that her love for him was greater than her love for her country. She mirsued the agent and. after a terrible struggle, regained the plans. Her husband oarae to her rescue and foi* the first time knew of his wife's temptation 1 and realised how great, was her love for him. The other films were good, and the same pictures will be shown to-night. . ;

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ENTERTAINMENTS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8813, 9 March 1914

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ENTERTAINMENTS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8813, 9 March 1914

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