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AMUSEMENTS

| PLAZA PtCTUBKS. Tn addition to the st<ar picture ' Trilby,' which iias be'-n drawing full houses at. the Plaza this week, and which will be shown for tho next three davs. the sterling comedy 'At Three. O'C'look ' will be screened. This, in ordinary circumstances, would be tho leading picture nf tlm programme, so its inclusion with i •Trilby' makes this week-end change par- j tieulai'ly attractive. '.['he story is ex- ! tvemely tunny, it bein.-j that of a man I lit is Ford. >t-'-rliii/.*i wlio is disappointed In hive, and in cnnsofpic-nce resolves to I suicide. iTc fiiuls his pluck or ! Willi tpowor insuflifient, however, r..v.<\ j finally calls in tho aid of the Suicide Club j to do the job for him. The time for his | death is fixed for , 7 . o'clock, and all tho I necessary arrangements are made. but. just as the hired assassin is about to strike, his ' sweetheart appeal's, and promises to be i ipiod. Thu« the aspect is changed, and Sterling, who previously had made valiant efforts to brine; about sell-destruction, now exercises all his powers to keep himself very much alive. It will 'no. seen ! that the situations mako for mirth, and the comedy should be one of the beat. A comic entitled "A First-class Cook' tells how tho new cook and an arriving guest are mistaken one for the other, with ludicrous results. Views of Ejj\pt will bff of more than ordinary interest now, and the latest war budget is bound to be | appreciated. j ! KING FDWARTr THFATRF. I The new programme that was submitted at the now King lulward Theatre to-day embraced a choice and IntpreiTiiu; selection of films. Tho chief picture, 'The Oirl at th« ' portrayed "the lovestory of an artist. Tho love of the artist for tho daughter •of hU benefactor is replaced by his affection for a beautiful bare-footed ifirl, who keeps th« lock on tho river. There is rivalry, of course, between tho two girls, rxd some interesting situations follow, coiichidins with a tragic ending for one and marriage and luappinecss for the other. Patrons ot pieture-hou.s& have r.ow e-ome! tc- look forward with keen expectation to see if a Keystone comedy picture is included in the programme, fne management have recognised this fact, and have included in to-day's new programme 'He Towed th-e Ladies,' in which j the celebrated Keystone players are-aeon at their Other pictures are: ' New York Poli-e Department Carnival,' 'Andy Learns To Swim,' and 'Path© Gazette.' '['ho cauve pictures will h-o shown again Ui-ni^ht, QI.EEN'.S THEATRE. _ Interesting, instructive, and up to date, the -pictures of the new programme that was submitted at the Queeu'a Theatre today should prove popular with patrons of ■this theatre. The chief picture was a big Kaicm drama entitled 'The Devil's Daneant,' which is fraught with sensational incident*. Other pictures shown wore: ' Wiffies Puts Up for Parliament. * and ' The | Widow and tho Twins' (comedies), 'The (Investment' .drama), and 'Australian. Gazette' (topica!). Tho fame picture will iLe shown attain to-ninht.

FULLERS* PICTURES. At the King's Theatre, where the show is continuous from 1.30 p.m., the staple attractions aro the ' New York Foline Carnival.' 'ln the Shadow of Disgrace,' and the bright comedy ' Happy-go-Lucky.' lIAYAV ARIkS' PICTURES. Amongst, the many fine subjects on Haywards' programme at the Octagon Hail are 'King in "Name Alono' (a stirring story of intrigue), ' The Girl of the Season,' and the Canadian troops' film.

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AMUSEMENTS, Evening Star, Issue 15700, 14 January 1915

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AMUSEMENTS Evening Star, Issue 15700, 14 January 1915

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