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There was a large attendance at His Majesty's Theatre on Saturday evening. The star item was a five-act Metro drama, "A Man's World," which featured Emily Stevens. The play had many features to commend it. Emily Stevens appeared in the role of Frankie Ware, the girl novelist, who wrote of life as she found it. Two men fell in love with Frankie—the publisher who launched her book, and an impecunious violinist. With her life was curiously interwoven that of a little child whom she adopted, and the child was the direct cause of the climax in which" she discovered which man was of base metal and which was of gold. The photography was of a high order, and likewise the acting. The.'pro-. I gramme, also included a Sydney Drew 1 comedy, in which the^ wife's habit of ; leaving her jewellery in the bathroom was the cause of all the consternation. Thermal activity in California was another feature of the programme which was of more than passing interest, the final chapter of the picture showing a- volcano erupting and belchinc forth dense volumes of smoke and vapour. One of the latter photographs was taken a few hundred yards from the crater,'!and''was most interesting and instructive. The " Topical Budget" principally dealt with an American street procession on a large scale. The programme •.y'ill bo Repeated this -evening. v "*'•• "" '

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ENTERTAINMENTS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9580, 7 April 1919

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ENTERTAINMENTS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9580, 7 April 1919

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