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AMUSEMENTS, Issue 15638, 31 October 1914
FULLERS’ PICTURES. The star film at tho King’s Theatre is ‘Asta Ncilsen Up To Her Tricks.’ It is a humorous story, and is supported by a number of other good films. The war pictures are of special interest. The same programme will be repeated to-night. HAYWARDS’ PICTURES. ‘The Life of General Villa,’ a remarkable war drama, is the attraction at tho Octagon Hall. This film, with many other interesting pictures, will bo shown again to-night. SCHOOL ENTERTAINMENT. An entertainment was given last evening in the Town Hall, Lawrence, by a number of the Albany Street School pupils, who were in charge of Mr J. Rennie (head master), assisted by Misses Bowling and Cable and Air W. M'Laren. There was a capital attendance, the hall being closely packed, and the various items on the programme (which was a lengthy one) went with a swing and were thoroughly enjoyed. Especially pleasing were tho band selections, as were also the songs and choruses—‘lt’s a. Long, Long Way to Tipperary ’ being one of tho big hits of the evening. Mr Rennie (writes our correspondent) has every reason to fee! proud of his pupils, who give an entertainment of a most pleasing and varied character, and of a quality that leaves nothing to be desired. The proceeds of the entertainment were in aid of the uniform fund of the District High School Fife and Drum Band. It is only fair to add that the accompaniments were most skilfully played by Miss Rennie. PLAZA PICTURES. ‘ Tho Great European War, 1914,’ the leading pictiire at the Plaza, presents in striking realism ami clear sequence many of the events that precipitated the titanic struggle. There are also a number of other interesting subjects. The programme will be shown for tho last time to-night. Q BEEN ’ S THEATRE. ‘ The House of Darkness,’ a thrilling dramatic -picture, heads the programme which will lie shown for the last time at tire Queen’s Theatre to-night. Other pictures are ‘ Topical Budget,’ ‘ Sheltering an Ingrate,’ ‘ Jane, Justice of the Peace,’ and ‘ The Chicken Inspector.’ ‘BUNTY PULLS THE STRINGS.’ Unusual interest attaches to the first production in Dunedin ' of the worldfamous comedy of Scottish character and incident ‘ Bunty Pulls the Strings,’ which will be given at His Majesty's Theatre on Monday, the 9th prox., by E. J. Carro'l, in conjunction with J. C. Williamson, Ltd, Australia is the last. English-speak-ing country to see this play, which ran for over 60s) nights at the* Hayir.arkct Theatre, London, and is being toured by a dozen companies in Great Britain. Canada, and the United States. It will be staged here by Mr and Mrs Graham Moffat and their complete company of Scottish players, all of whom have been selected from the various companies which have presented the, comedy, and will play their original parts. The author of the comedy, Mr Graham Moffat, will appear as Tammas Biggar, and Mrs Moffat wi'l be seen as Eelen Dunlop. Miss Ella Young was specially chosen by the author for the role of Bunty. a delightful character, almost as lovable as Peter Pan. Though ‘ Bunty Pulls tho Strings’ is a comedy of Scottish life and character, it is pointed out that it appeals to all people, not alone to the Scots, by its human nature and sentiment. The Du nerlin season will consist of six nights and a matinee. The management desire to call attention to the fact that, owing to the conditions brought about by the war, they are charging special reduced prices. The box plans open at the Dresden on Thursday morninig.
AMUSEMENTS, Issue 15638, 31 October 1914
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