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HIS MAJESTY'S THEATRE. "Rip Van Winkle" was repeated by Pollard's Juvenile Co. at His Majesty's Theatre before a crowded and appreciative audience last night, "fiip," will Lβ repeated to-night and to-morrow night. There will be a matinee of this popular work on Saturday, when special prices will be charged. On Saturday might Mr Pollard will produce his latest laughing success, the brilliant musical comedy, "The Isle of Bong-Bong." Playgoers have been indebted to "TTie Pollards" for many excellent productions of mueical comedy, so that when we learn that Mr Pollard considers this as being equal if not better than anything he has ever done, then lovers of bright spectacle, graceful ballets, artistic groupings, and clever comedy, can look forward to a treat. i OPERA HOUSE. The Opera House was well patronised last night, when an attractive programme of moving- pictures was presented. The entertainment is a well selected one, and the introduction of the cinephone proved to be an acceptable The isamje programme will be presented to-night and a complete change' is announced to take place at Saturday's matinee. rcVOLI THEATRE. Some fine moving .pictures were shown at 'the Tivoli Theatre Jast night. The audience appeared to be particularly pleased with the scenic films showing "Life in Japan" and "Winter in Switzerland," "while : the excellent comic Studliesi raised roars of laughter. A similar programme will Be given this evening. . ROYAL ALBERT HALL. The double attraction of a good pictorial programiTie'anli-ilr Travis' effort to break the record for continuous piano playing, accounted' for the large house at Royal. Albert Hall last -night. Mr Travis succeeded in his task and at 2.30 tins ' morning had ' established a world's record of CO hours'"continuous playing. He came. through' the ordeal remarkably well and will" be at his post as usual at this evening's performance.

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AMUSEMENTS., Auckland Star, Volume XL, Issue 89, 15 April 1909

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AMUSEMENTS. Auckland Star, Volume XL, Issue 89, 15 April 1909