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" KING OF THE AIR."

To-morrow night the management of ■Hayward's Pictures will introduce for the first time here the 6000 ft. picture] play " King of the Air," claimed to be one of the greatest of. all photographic dramas. Its powerful- story deals with high life in Paris at the present period; and skilfully woven in, until they become part and parcel of the plot, are many up-to-date novelties and ' spectacular episodes. In She course of a Parisian ball incidental to the ptay, the most discussed dance in the world to-day, " The Tango," is performed r.i groat length with strict attention to detsti! by the. "French Tango Kings," who are credited with being the original exponents of this last ballroom craze. 'A'striking section;-of. the pictures is the actual "aeroplane race for xho Aviation Derby, from Paris to Holland mid back, the competitors finishing by -twice circling the Eiffel Tower. The country flown over is said to be reproduced with wonderful effect by a camera carried in one of the competing planes. So fast do the aeroplanes travel that express ' i rains i are passed as if they veve standing still. The hero rontests tli's vc.ee. but when leading and withh 200 yards <J the winning post, his aeroplane c ' '. lames and falls to the enrth, to \ co >r' <s a complete wreck. Box plans f<,. V ' k evenings of the locnl season ai i,w available at the Dresden. 1 and ir - bonding patrons are counselled to book |

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" KING OF THE AIR.", Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8815, 11 March 1914

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" KING OF THE AIR." Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8815, 11 March 1914

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