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Several people well known ori the Australian stage helped to make '• The Glad Eye " run for two years in London. The leading lady, in fact, was an Adelaide girl known here ac Miss Spiller, who changed her name to Ethel Dane. She is the wife of Cyril Keigbtly. who was also in "The Glad Eye." Others in the big farcial success were Minnie Terry, wife of Edmund Gwenn, weU remembered here for his brilliant character work, and Edyth Latimer, who was in Australia with Wilson Barrett. . .

Matheson Lang has scored a .big success in Rex Beach's sensational mining story " The Barrier "at tt» Lendon Strand. Australia will see the production next year with another star at the French-Canadian hero.

Kehearsale of the choir and of the actors in the various processions in "The Miracle" are now taking place in order that" The Miracle " moving picture may be produced at an early date. The Reinhardt film is 5,500 feet long and with the special choruses, Humperdinck 3 grand Opera music and the different processions the dream picture will take up the whole evening.

"The Keal Thing," a new comedy which in all probability will be produced in Australia by Mr Beaumont Smith and Mr Louis Meyer, recently had its dres* rehearsal in London and looks a likely winner/Press notices to hand mention that the dressing of the piece is magnificent.

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Observer, Observer, Volume XXXIV, Issue 9, 8 November 1913

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Observer Observer, Volume XXXIV, Issue 9, 8 November 1913

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