Hayward's Pictures will be shown at the Oddfallowa' Hall on Friday next, when a fine film entitled "Home Sweet; Home" will be screened The story of tha film is told as follows :— The photo-play sbowa John Howard Payne, the author of the famous song "Home Sweet Home," he left his home at East Hampton, Long Island, to go - upon the stage, bis success there, and final failure and imprison menfc for debt. We theu see him go abroad to England, where he writes plays, and finally Bells them to a pro. dueing manager for a few hundred dollars. He is shown at the height of his love affair with the widow of the poet Shelley, aDd his subsequent flouting by that lady for bis more *ucce?sful countryman and rival, Washington Irving ; bis flight to Prance, hia writing of- "Heme Sweet Home," hia return to the land of big birth, and at last his death while American Consul at Tunis, alone, un honoured and unsung, and then bis mother's death, disappointed and grieved that her beloved son had done so little for the world.
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AMUSEMENTS., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3533, 4 April 1916