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HAYWAIIDS" PICTUP Kfct. There was a large attendance at the Octagon. Hall last when the moving pie'tiw version of Max Pomberton's novel * Kronstadt' was, e-rrtcruxl. Finely acted and realistic in trvery detail, the picture comnhftety p.hsorbcd the, attention of the onlookers. Tn order thai) the. scenes- of his novel might bo faithfully introduced. Mr IVrr.bertc-n bim?-c!f supervised thf prod notion, so that those- who wens conversant ivit'h tht? story ivou'd follow it with rviwwrd intoio-f, and those who had net rend it woukl have r.o difficulty whatever in foslowfc.e the n'ot. .Marion West, an English girl. > romises, oa the dca-thWd of her Bir/ther, t-> take rare of her yinirn; broth*-, and l<- : unable j»< obtain woik. and haTinc ho nwmws, she seeks the a-s----sistaiioo of a relative-. The relative is a. member of llio secret sexvioe, and, being entrusted with a. con-mission \o eretiro the flans of Kronst-adt. lie secures for Marion She post o£ s .>vi-ni-jis to the children of {tMi'ral STefaiiovkch, Governor <>t TCr,,nttadr. Marion, in order to save" her "young "hroth.vr fiom want. udueUmtlv accepts the, offer. Sao falls in love with a. Stan* oflicer of the. general (Captain. Zas«J:!leh and during a. visit, to a, obtains sketches, is suspected by Colonel Broruo. who sots a trap for In r, and has her uwdit in th > a< ! of stealing plans. With the a c ->h~anoe of Y.r. -.sulic .-.he. escapes in hi-- \ aeht to Paris. In Paris the nptain i-s* lcidnappwl by secret, rervico 'Hirers, and in order to soeitro his release Marion oitVc* io return the plans <h> possesses. Th."* Russian authorities U'.-rt.'. and the yjung couple are made hat py. Other pictures of the om-ieot progranjme, which will he shown ncain to-night, are 'Oo-u----mont Graphic' ''Hie Ladies' War.' "The florin at Sea.' and 'Kcystcro Ma'-'!.' fullmiis- pk tcbi.s. The latest double budg, t ~f wai-j ic-•fni'.-s which weie dis- !o=od at the Kind's Tkeatie List evening should prove a powerful magnet in the hands of the management at all Vessioiv-- during the vrek, for they aie. taken all ovet. probably the finest oiiVritrg yet received from th« (inenia art-nek'* at the front. Peihans tinesl of al, ■from the point of view of sentiment were the pictures which depicted the dctrainin;; a::.'! cmharkaiior. of a contingent o! tho Indian Expeditionary Force at Bomba>. the artist sccm'ed iu-t enough of the unite >nar t h to reveal the troops as sturdy, typical fighters. Other views dealt v ith the Indian Rerl CYos.; detachment at She> hospital somewher in front, and incidentally two I'riiiVli staff ofUcers Mere s>;apppd. I'iwre is r<> lm.-ttik'nir the tt.iff pfiic t. Th".'c was a. splendid outburst of "T!thiif'i:iS!:i at a bri -f bur <-uHkient siu'it i f the Klju' of the [!. l.'i ms and i'-esident Tomcare to troops, but Hcno*"il .b»i>'i-, Mho v:ns i'.-o t-fated to be in the pptfy. rot 'liiT" «as an audible denniristration ac--.'n.-t th" n he! I'.evcrs iiiten he wa=. s'iowii a spleiulid parade of Uri-r'-'i troops, who later on operated against rs forces, for the traitor, being a general, was a "oromirtent rijuro at the saluting ba-t. There Mere, many other interesting picfurrs. but t'ne. last was of another type, it contninins: views of the wreck of the hospital ship of the Rohailla, which was lettered to bits at iVhithy. The ro S "i:e work was evidently attempted in a bi_t '' he ordinary pictures fnm ; .-h cnpit-il entertainment, the best beint: 'The (Juhlittir Hand ' f«plc-ndid Thannhauser drama), •Days of '49' (drama), and 'Sis' and ' Mr IJminy in IJi.;i:race.' both <'::cdllent comedies, the latter featuring the famoii;? Vitaartist. The theatre is open continuously from 1.30 to 10. .\.; has been sutK cit iit!r indu-aUd. t!u fair offered this T/cck is cxcelleT.t. QUKEX'S TnEATRi:. ; The chief picture of the current pro- j cram mo at the. Queen's TheaU'e is ' The 'Woman v.itit the Ited Hair,' which portrr.ys the adventures of erimiitals who u.-e an anaesthetic needle to stee.l a valuable jewel, and who are captured bv clever rb-teetives. A few of the sitpportini; films l me 'Tho--e fountrv Kids.' "A 801-'s Good THcd.' "Lateit "War Topiial.' and ■ Wiih the Warriors at This -vuli be repeated t>. niiht. PULLEIbBIU-iXX \X VAUDKVILLE. There was no change bel nij-ht in th.e personnel of the vaudeville company holding the sL'iL,'e of the Princess Theatr-". bur the band of hijh-c]n~s <= p2ciali.s'.s presented a new protrnnnmc which, entirely captured the very hire;-' 1 audience. In H.'i-mnn and Shirley the firm have secured the authentic '• Mar a«-t. Herman fl'fTers from all other eontoitioniMp in the Si-enietidous spe-'rl at win -h he vnrks. and it is certein 11-r.t this eomit'y has never ?rrn .-o remarkable an rxj" ; More -iver. the act is well conceive!. Mi— Shirley proving *i pleasant eoit-pleiivnt ; and altogether the ofTei'inir ;.- ore that (ou!d rlairn hiirh j-lace on anv vaud.-ville bill the troildtvcr. Hie American shv_er ;md <lanieu=" Kosa. Ivy Lee- santf an entir(dy -new ee;-ie-. and scored a second hit square in the bull's-eye of popular favor. Amon-rst other ariisrs sustaining the second peit u ere Brinkinan ami the Steele Sisters. X. i! C:,nt. and Monahau and Sheeliau. The first part was furnished entir-dy by the t lever costnme c.:iT!C<ly company "The whose fine work admitted them Pt once to the antechnniber of tl o aud : - eu, e's h-">art. A f.peeial feiture this ne.d: is Mr I>o ■\Vrn/)n's ree : ra! of 'The Dae." n pie, e whose fervent patriotism elecirihe.l l;:-t night's atKi'tms. Ttto 'omp-iny appenr thio and every evenin.'. TL\ZA 'ln Ilennnco of the Law," a ihrilline; stoiv of life in Western Canada, heads the run ant programme at the Pla/.a. Pictures. It is weii t-upporied by 'A Homance of the Xorth-west M,ounted Police,' "Dora' (dramas). 'Gulf of Lappoia' (-.enic), • N'evcr Atr.Mi,,' • M.on.ey Talk?' (.omedi.v), " ;K ''i 'Waru ick Chionicle.' which include* \kAs of the war. The same pi. tares will V-s MOTtn to-:iigbi. KIN"(i- KinVAED T-HEAT'RK. ' Kionstaclt." a. fiictttro version of )1,-e. Pernb,--!ton's w ell-knowi> novel, is now beine- .sho'.ni ,'>; tit;> new .Kinsj bdward Tin-atie in South Dttnedin. This pieturi, is a. most realistic one, the story of Marion West, who through fcrce of eircumstan-ves crocs into a ltussiati fort lo steal plans. I>eir„' i'ep;ed.uccd uitti tenia:liable- faithfulness. 'L.his and the sininij.tiut; pictuies will be shown rtt' touirrht.

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AMUSEMENTS, Evening Star, Issue 15692, 5 January 1915

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AMUSEMENTS Evening Star, Issue 15692, 5 January 1915