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AMUSEMENTS

I-TLJ.ER.S- PICTURES. The war progiamm.f now running at the Kin:'s Theatie continue* to attract, good attendances. The principal Mar pictures are 'Germans EnU-iing I'.ru.-sel.-' and -'the Ruins of Tcrmonde.' In addition to thesv two pictnics there aie als..- quite an interesting -a-ries •■[ battle pictures from lb-.-•Pathe Gazette." Tomorrow evening wii! bring the current pro;-r num.- to a close. II AY WARDS* PICTVR ES. The Octagon pietmv-house has an interesting collection of war pictures, which have proved a draw during the current week. 'Crocodile Huutimj:,' a colored film. is specially good, and the same may be said of "The Fjords of Xoi\\a\' <seenie). The star cc-medy is entitled 'Goodness Gracious." and features Sydney Drew and Clara. K. Young. Tim plot is, really a, bvrlesnuo. and is magnificently aeted. 'Bill's .lob' is a splnedid comic-, ami this, with others, comprise ;-. of moie than usual merit, QUEEN'S THEATRE. The headline attraction at the Queen's Theatre is furnished by a dramatic putuie entitled ' A Social Ghost.' which relates a charming story of a mother and her family being rescued from distress The latest Keystone release. 'When Reuben Fooled the Bandits,' is a perfect scream. By general request the war pictures- will he screened again. PLAZA PIC-TURKS. Th-i principal pi-tine at the Plaza, a drama, entitled ' Avenged.' features Lois Weber and Phillip Smalley, who were loading actors in the 'H-vary' production. Tho »-iory Heals with the life of an old fisheiman who engag.'-d in smuggling Chinamen into the United States. Another excellent film is ' Driftirmd.' an A.B. production. ' BUNTY PULLS IRE STRINGS.' l'f\v playe meet with such instantaneous caccess- as that, which attended the first, performance of 'Bunty Tnlls. the Strings' in Sydney re--c-.itly. The ' Daiiv Telegraph' says: "The reason of ' Bunty s' success is not. far to seek. Runty and Tammas. Wcelum and Rah, Susie and Eel en are just such national types ae the elder ceneration --and some, of the younger, too—reverently remember—not out h'le, perhaps, but tradition has handed down the pictures; while the. Buntys and "Teenies have not altogether disappeared from Scottish soil. even in thes« days of hobble skirts and what-nots. And then, thr*e characters do not. after all, take up hack so very far, for j have wo not. the author's men conic-ssiou I that Bunty is his own conception of what j his mother was a.- a girl, and that the I scyinss of Bunty are his mother's very ; own'- There have been many Maggies and 1 Marys who hr.ve done duly on the stage, laud who have won I heir andiencrfi to run a| preciation of Scoui.-'i cliaiac ter, but ' there, has brer, no Bunty like that of Mr MortatV Bu-'ity. Throughout tho three ! hrigbtly-constrtic-icci acts there is no a.- | it-nipt io force the humor.'' -Bunty' will I he played for the first time in Dunedin j on .Nlonday evening ne.\ f .

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AMUSEMENTS, Issue 15643, 6 November 1914

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AMUSEMENTS Issue 15643, 6 November 1914

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