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AMUSEMENTS

+, , KING'S THEATRE. The series of pictures which has been responsible fur full houses at the King's Theatre during the week will be submitted for the last time to-night. They include a really splendid drama, ' The Spark Eternal.' showing the re* formation of a " crook," _several ex* eollent comic and scenic films, and a particularly fine series of war pictures. KING EDWARD THEATRE. ' The Passing of Diana.,' a most in.s foresting Yitagraph drama, bezels th« current programme at the King Ed< ward Theatre. 'Fatty's Debut' is a Kevstone comedy of. the usual mirthprovoking type. The series, which is well worth 'seeing, will bo shown for the last time to-night. PLAZA PICTURES. The current programme at the Flar-a Pictures, which will bo shown for the last time to-night, includes a number of most attractive and entertaining pictures. There is a fine series of war views, entitled ' The Bells of Rheims, 1 and several good dramas and comedies-, QUEEN'S THEATRE. The most popular item of the current programme s.t the Queen's Theatre* in • Out of tho Depths,' a picture illustrating the adventures of a cashier, who is wrongfully a-ocused of theft and, who is eventually vindicated. ' Whcr< Mountains Meet' is another fin* drama, and there is a good select ion of comedies and scenic pictures. HAYWARDS' PICTURES. A masterpiece by the Vitagraph Company, entitled 'A Million Bid,' will ho screened at The- Octagon on Monday evening. It is a fine drama, and illustrates the ambition of a society woman, Mrs Relgradin, to marry her daughter to a man of wealth. In. pursuing this ideal she reduces hor' husband to a state of bankruptcy, and the blow proves fatal to him. Tho girl is loved by Loring Brent, a brain specialist, who lends a guiding hand to the family in their misfortune. The mother succeeds in bringing about a coolness between the lovers by intercepting their letters. A voyage to England is arranged, for the benefit of. Agnes's health, and the young woman is"hitroduced to a millionaire. Geoffrey Marshe, and coerced into a marriaga with him. During the honeymoon Marsha's yacht is sunk by a collision. Agnos's husband is grievously wounded iu" the head and left for dead, while her mother is lost with the vessel. A passing steamer conveys the survivors, including Agues, to America, where she eventually marries Dr Brent, After a lapse of some years an extraordinary event occurs. A gentleman bearing Franco for the purpose of undergoing an opryjiiion vrjii'i th« object of restoring his memory, which had been

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AMUSEMENTS, Issue 15708, 23 January 1915

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AMUSEMENTS Issue 15708, 23 January 1915

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