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AMUSEMENTS

PRINCESS THEATRE,

The above theatre will be, reopened or 5 Ton day evening hy the Bremian-Fulk-i management. A programme of up-to-date and varied items will be presented. On" of the principal performers will be, “The Great Westin,” an artist of life portraits of' celebrities, past and present. He is stated to be one of the finest exponents of art of entertainment that has ever visited the Dominion, and representations of notable people have received much praise from the critics of the Commonwealth. The principal comedian of the combination is Mr Leslie Holmes, who is bi? ? n artist of !li ? h attainments, l -rc- T a,so Jncludcs Losa Loader, 0.f.C.L., musician and monologuist; 'Vliite and drey, comedians; Brown and Sorlio, patter and singing comedians; the tiiiee Homan, aerial gymnasts, under a starring engagement from London; and and Lawson, sketch artists, from New York, The box plans are now open at tho Dresden. HAYWARDS’ PICTURES. The current week’s programme is an altogether attractive one, the film showmg something of tho life in the Servian Army being most interesting. On Monday evening the management will pro. sent the pictorial version of the life and reign of Queen Victoria in 7.000 ft of fiii» entitled ‘Sixty Years a Queen.’ Tu a sense it ma v be "regarded as a pictorial history. QUEEN’S THEATRE. A splendid K.B. production ‘Love versus Duty ’ is the chief attraction at the Queen’s Theatre apart from the latest war pictures. ‘ Love and Bullets.’ a splendid Keystone comedy provides materia) for a hearty laugh. PLAZA PICTURES Pride of place in an excellent programme being submitted at the Plaza is held by a two-rce] photo-play entitled ‘O.H.M.S*’ which introduces the popular Lieutenant Daring. The supporting films are excellent and include some up-to-date war pictures. KING’S THEATRE, haliers’ pictures still continue to win a big measure of public favor and the splendid series this week, including some very fine war pictures, have been drawing bumper houses at all sessions. The war pictures are screened at 6.30 and 0.20. HIS MAJESTY’S THEATRE. This theatre was filled with an enthusiastic audience last night, when the Scotch comedy, ‘ Bunty Pulls the Strings,' was again presented. The company is one specially adaptable for this particular piece, and practically every menthol of it, is ideally suited for hie or her pari. In a. Scotch community such as Dunedin it was only to bo expected that the piece would meet with approbation, and the unrestrained merriment- which was evoked proved conclusively that th« efforts of this talented company of artists were warmly appreciated. The play wili he repeated tins evening, and a matin* will be given on Saturday afternoon. MANDOLIN, BANJO. AND GUITAR ORCEETRA. The second concert of tho Dunedin Mandolin, Banjo, and Guitar Orchestra was given in the Burns Hall last evening before a largo and appreciative audience Tim programme included a number of choice selections by the orchestra, songs, and a recitation. All those who contributed items acquitted themselves in « most creditable manner, and won due measure of approbation. Tho items rendered by the orchestra in the first part were an oddelette, ‘ Flippity Flop,' a selection from Haifa's ‘ Bohemian Girl,’ 'Dance of tho Wood Nymphs.’ and the waltz ‘Fleur d'Amour.’ Miss J. Clarkson snng ‘ Summer Night,’ and Mrs W. J. P. Harvey ‘ \ ashti,’ with orchestral accomnani-

\ ashti,’ with orchestral accompaniinput. An orchestral quartet rendered ' Fu-.y Foot' in the second part. and ‘ Dam e of the, Moths,’ a selection of nationul air=, comprising the Russian .4nthem. ‘La Marseillaise.’ and ‘Hide, Britannia.’ were jjiven by the orchestra, am I also a war song melody, ‘Echoes of ’6l,’ with the assistance of a party from the Albany Street fife and drum band. Mr F. Hal! -ang ' Let Me Love Thee. - and Mr K. V. Slvficld recited • Tile Day ’ (Chappell i, which proved a most popular item. The members of tlie orchestra put their be t efforts into their work, and the conductor 'Mr 11. (). Stokes) ini every reason to fVel pleased with the results of tho concert.

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AMUSEMENTS, Evening Star, Issue 15649, 13 November 1914

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AMUSEMENTS Evening Star, Issue 15649, 13 November 1914

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