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At His Majesty's Theatre to-morrow evening, J. C. Williamson Ltd. will present for the first time here D. W. Griffiths' sensationally wonderful spectacular photo play "Hearts of the World," which, it is said, fairly puts "Intolerance," "The Birth of a Nation," and other famous film productions in the shade. Judging by the re-' ports which have preceded it Mr Griffith's latest success has set a standard which will be very hard for other productions to attain, and it is not surprising) therefore,.to learn that the demand for seats" constitutes something like a record for this town. Under actual fire in the British and French, .trenches,, at, ■ intervals covering a period of more ,j,than;, eighteen > months, ■was the. nerve-racking experience of 'Lillian and Dorothy Gish, noted picture stars, who with their mother accompanied David Wark Griffith to the very front line trenches of Franco to secure the important scenes for "Hearts of the World," the new Griffith masterpieco to be seen- at His Majesty's Theatre.

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"HEARTS OF THE WORLD.", Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9596, 28 April 1919

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"HEARTS OF THE WORLD." Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9596, 28 April 1919

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