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A Metro drama entitled "The Frozen Warning" is the top-liner in the new programme to be screened at His Majesty's Theatre to-night, the ' leading character being interpreted by Charlotte, who is claimed to be the most wonderful ice skater in the world. She takes the part of Charlotte, who while out riding in the woods is thrown from her horse. She is rescued by an inventor (Jack Meredith), who is using an abandoned cabin in the woods as a workshop. It develops that he is perfecting ail anti-submarine torpedo. German spies are constantly watching him. A friendship springs up between Charlotte and the inventor, which shortly ripens into love. At a Red Cross. benefit where Charlotte gives an exhibition of skating she sees the conspirators in one of the upper boxes and warns her lover of their presence by scratching the word "Spies" on the ice. This leads to no immediate results, however; Later the spies steal the torpedo and are making away with it when Charlotte sees them. She warns the inventor and a triple pursuit occurs. Charlotte boards the yacht and disables the wireless apparatus, thus preventing communications with the German station on the shore. The inventor overtakes the spies and holds them until Charlotte arrives to assist/ him. The Secret -Service men, who also have been notified, rush ta^he scene, arresting the criminals'^while Charlotte and the inventor go into each other's arms.

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HIS MAJESTY'S THEATRE., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9585, 12 April 1919

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HIS MAJESTY'S THEATRE. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9585, 12 April 1919

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