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HIS MAJESTY'S THEATRE.

A drama, which se«ms to have been riiaae to order for Mabel' Normand is to be screened at His" Majesty's Theatre this evening. This is "Peck's Bad Girl," from the celebrated story of the same name. The film is a Goldwyn production, and the supporting cast has been chosen with great care, while the small country town' in which the action tooki! place is just the kind of village -which all lovers of the book .had conjured up. As -is well-known the story tells of a young girl who 'had such an excess of the joj' of life that she kept the whole village in a state* of aJarm as to what her next performance would be. In this story 'her principal exploit is* to close a bank and cause a not, but she makes amends later by .waylaying a gang of burglars who are out to rob the bank, More than this she ■fascinates the detective who is on their tracks, and the picture ends with an early marriage in • prospect. There i.s a good excuse for fine dresses in part of the story, but Mabel mixes low-cut gowns and high-ciit ' camisoles rather amusingly. There is said to be a- delightful intermingling of laughter with serious situations throughout, the picture which' is one of the best Mabel Normand's'-to hay ' v

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HIS MAJESTY'S THEATRE., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9610, 15 May 1919

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HIS MAJESTY'S THEATRE. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9610, 15 May 1919

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