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AMUSEMENTS

HAYWARDS' PICTURES. The fins drama ' The Wrath of th. Gods,' with its spectacular setting, is proving a big draw at the Octagon" the atre. For Monday next the management announce a supreme attraction in tho production of 'Home, .Sweet iL,nio.' Jt teih in splendid form th? story of Job: Howard Payne, the author of the famoue song that is sung in every lnmlet of thEmpire. Ho is s.'iown at the hd :ht of hksuecess in his love affair with tin- wkio' of the" poet Shelley, and his si.kseoo-er flouting by that lady for his more siiccos.----ful countryman arc] rival hi 3-iv-:- a? wek as in letter?. Washington Jr. ;..■-. Hi* flight to France, his writing of ' Home, Sweet Home,' that de;ith!e:es lyrie. hi? return to the land of hi.* l-fi-tii,* r:i;.l n\ hst his death while Armriea'i ('-f ;3>= i;J a! Tunis—alone, unhunoivd. .---.id u:i":-,::i;--and then his mother's death, disipoointek and grieved tint her beloved •k : h-i! done so link- for the world. Thci. in a series of little .=.{orio= out of life, :::■ ek ev;i i the mistake his metier bed nride in believing her son died Icaviar mining. —'Homo, .Sweet Ham.?."— At the Octagon on Monday Hnywards' Picture Manag..mont aimcmMo th. e;ece!> ing of the btauiiful jiiio..;. d.-etei •'•■. ■;■•?. Sweet Homo.' It is s-k! t.kr.t in H .no, Sweet Home' the f.oui of ;:v:m:s is f.~!r. in i every some, and that ncv. r hj Co.- has a cast of equal sirouath '.-era g-dkeuv; together in on? picture under ivoii ;i reenter hand. 'Home. Sw.-t Hop.'.." ■•-:.}<-. ;;. „n- ---■ peal to hvtuan hearts and th:.- pictuiksaticn. prodn-.-.l as it is by the .'.-rc.-.i 11. W. i Griffiths, will he .v re to reeeh !ke bar's land minds of every iieik. i:!o:-'. '.IV is a;oo;rren:h-l kv a ;.,,> ■-.■;->: kve music, and the box plan ojsen.-.! a! ike Ikies.- , den to-day. j . FULLKi:.-' PKTCTLESk I Me' arc two of the: leading ;;::"■jee!.- at : the Kind's Thea tie. hat th--:" ;■.-:' ai-.> a ; splendid new war series. 'HUMTTY Di'MPTY." The troubles of Kin:- b.idnni, brought i about by the itpsetiin.-; <;■ Htmipiy | Dumpiv f-.T.n h's -cm o:i the wail he ; Tiddly Wink the Barber, continue to ' amuse at His Majesty hi Th;-ur\ Last | night Widow Buttercup .••;:,' Tiddly kept 'the fun poit'ii fast and fio ! dull moni?;.o.s are unknown throughout thej two long note, of the pantomime. " Brightj and cheerful" is the wa:chw< rd. and ceis- | tunes, .'.C'LiH'ry, dancing, and I "business" nil tend to i.h:.t <-ud. Tiie acrobatic turn by Leunou. Hyniim, and Lcnnon is v.-cnderfn'ly clever, and is quite I a fc:.in'-?. The brilliant, finale. I 'The Grand March of the .Allies,' i.-h.rin-- v/V-h Mir? Olive Robin- ; son gings 'Empire is Calling,' is really ■• splendid. ' ilumpl.y I;;irnjV.y ' will be stii.jed to-ni^ht. Kixt; ei.v,vai;i"; ""jieatrk. At Sou-tii JjiMcdiifs fi'.;. n-o-pnlac.2 there; ;- a |-']-o-,'rau::!iL' '- r "movies" «h'"eh IS V.ViYH'\'->.v±~\,\a ao'heor:.-. A thrilling story of Wesf-'ri! A-'icvic-iu life is shov.n in 'His Kid Si.-'.";\" in vhi.-h a Virginian ranch 'foreman , :;s into and out of trouble in n <=■;•::■- •;,;' ■eo.-iiin:: . : - vonture.-. A <hkc.ive s.ery. '."/aos ihe Linoman,' is another p"od one, and there are supports of a worthy nature. PLAZA PICTCTIES. War picture.s form a men ini:e''c.'4.;re p.-'ft of the prr.giainme at- ih-> Pl.-./a Picture Palace. Unforitinaie B; Jelaei :.= e-i r in our minds in tln.e: tiir.s. and any fUoi depictiuu r the trallnnt r' r 'ond-ne. of' tluit land fiili iw wjth inteiv-S'. p;:d *;.e;i;a:hy. j Tito birr drama, ' ih'ite ; J e: ';• O-r-rs].».* in a thrillina detective fiery who-h l:oi«!s ',':;■-■ I attention comphu-iy ircm s.avt : i fink-h. And there ;-,re ot.ker ft'pp-.-ts viiich ar--ritiht up to the- enrehrd. OFIeKX'S THI-ATIIK. ''.Hie Man' r-,u:'.y\:. ; io rh.vv hueht-r fr en the- hie; audience- vkhh attend the Th-at re. Tie-Tha-era]:!) drama, 'The Girl fix m Proven-it;.-.' ie air;;) proviu,.; a i.-opuiar 'l'm. i ;.:., is a. ftory of ihily E. Cerroii. of the viihoe of I'rosp'rity. who. th'eeh p" r -sh".- '■'•■. a smart youna man in t'i" <'_■•, tiedo on tryina his ki<l; in a :■ r i; ;.- *.!:.; his aftiderort- is of a v.i-y i e. r '••■der. a- 1 -! i almost "down ami out" }v :? •■ -.-■ -e-t iv'y J saved am) brou.'rkt to a t-ietse of his rej fjionsibilit'es. in :■'■: ••■:] to a dee, J I person of a m :•'■'.■ :rin. ('it;:..-- .-";•;":-.:- I in ' films are teed.

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AMUSEMENTS, Issue 15679, 18 December 1914

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AMUSEMENTS Issue 15679, 18 December 1914

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