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There was a fair attendance afc Hayward's Pictures on Friday last, when a good programme was screened, including "Prayers of Manuelo," "The Cheat," " Climbing the Neilsen " "Hammock Trip," "Rabacal Island," "An Innocent Theft," "Intelligent Camera," "Life in Constantinople" and others.

TO-NIGHT'S PROGRAMME. To night an excellent programmme has been secured. "The Miracle," " The Governor's Daughter," and "The Justice of the Law," are fbe star films. "The Miracle"—Thia ia a story of ancient Bagdad. A child born to Rashid, the Caliph, and his wife, dies shortly after it's birth, and Abaeeb, the wife, loses her reason, Mensali, a poor woman with her babe, is almost starving, Seeing Abasah weeping over her dead child, when the latter's hack is turned she replaced her live babe for the dead one, Abasah thinks that the Diety ha 3 restored her babe to life, and regains her reason, Mensali is discovered by the guard?, who hear her story, and see the advisability of keeping quiet. They secure a position for her as nurse to the baby. Mensali takes hex child to her bosom, happy to bo near it, and to see that it's future is provided for. "The Governor's Daughter"—The governor's daughter is in love wffch a Russian lieutenant, but her parents wish her to marry a certain prince. iSbe refuses." The prince sends the r lieutenant away on orderly duty. The'enemy capture him. Their leader is requested to detain him. The prince adds in the note that the lieutenant is troublesome to him. The Tartar's chief asks him to join bia army. The lieutenant does so. The pretty girl rides to the Tartars' camp to entreat for the man she loves, but renounces him when she finds that be has gone over to the enemy. Time rolls on, and she is the wife of the prince, Their little boy falls into the bandg of the Tartars. At thig time the prince has a score of Tartars im prisoned, and he has signed their death warrant. The Tartars warn him tbnt if any of their brethren are hurt his son will be killed immediately. Tbe score of Tartars are put to death before the warning note is received, and the lieutenant ia requested to do away with the child. After a heroic I escapade, he delivers the child to its mother.

Other films are : Gaumont Graphic " Babbit Industry in Victoria," "Kathleen Mavourneen," "Unwilling Sitter," "Pilgrimage to Mt. Suji,"" and "How the Bandit was Captured."

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AMUSEMENTS., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXI, Issue 4348, 7 November 1913

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AMUSEMENTS. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXI, Issue 4348, 7 November 1913

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