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Tha pictures were shown to a large audience at the Oddfehowa' Hail on Friday last, when a good programme was screened. The two most ntrikmg dramas were " Fl 0: h and Blood " and " Mrs Lumper's Legacy." The story of "Fitsh nnd Blood" was oho in which ihe father, a noted detective, traces the theft of some valuable jewels to his son, and in the chape bis £On falls from a building The father th*ii gave himself up ay the tbief, but the son, who is still lecovtring from r.he fic:idet>r, leaves bin byil and ruakiH ihe confession in thu Court where bis f.iher id f-thg tried. Another goo-1 drnma was -On the Tiiieshiuj,"

A fine ret of lilms wiil be shown to night. Ouo of Mim most interesting and instructive is "AL>y at IS,..urn ville," a film a thousand feet long Toss film fe .| V:S fi- j9 ~f loe largest Cocoa, aud eunfi-CMonury busi ne*B in tha world, iv which residents of a largo English town are entirely engaged. A good comic is "One on Willie," told in the following words : —Old Dolliver's eyesight is very bad, and he can't understand why bis daughter objects to foppish Willie Perkins. {She is in love with George, a cowboy. They go to the seaside, George iollowb. The old man wants the wtdding to take place at once. Helene informs George." He tells her to get Willie to go for a minister. George captures bim and demands au exchange of clothing, a rtvoiver proeluding any argument.. Tho csauriony is performed and all ends harrilf. Another powerful drama is "The Krtßt boa," about two thousand feet lung. Part one of the drama id u s follows:— John aud George Nolan are brothers. John throws a billiard ball at Ed. Jennings and tells bis parents be has killed him. His father drops deads John escapes. -George gets a good position, and keeps bis mother. £d. Jennings does not die, but John cannot be found. George visits too races wuh money belonging to his firm, of which ho id robbed, tie puts bis own n.cney on a horse to regain bis em pi •ver's. Thti iut>6s He take. his watch to the bookie ami begs lot another vet. Toe bookie turns out tv be the lost son and a)i endd happily,

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AMUSEMENTS., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4398, 22 May 1914

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AMUSEMENTS. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4398, 22 May 1914

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