BLAND HOLT SEASON.
i - • The feast of melodrama which that pop- ■ ular colonial theatrical caterer, Mr Bland Holt, is to «st before the Wanganui pub ' lie on his coming visit will comprise three > of the latest London pieces :— "Sporting \ Life," "The White Heather," and "How ' London Lives." They include some of the s pictorial and mechanical triumphs of the . day, and it goes without saying that Mr. Holt will not- lose any opportunities the ' ::tage of our new theatre may afford. The whole of the Australian Company and scenery come with hiin. The opening piece, as already announced, will be the Bohemian melbdnunii,. "Sporting Life," ■n vit ten by Messrs. Cecil Raleigh -and Sey- , inour Hicks, the former being part author ' of "The Derby Winner," while the latter '■ had a. share in the writing of "One of the | ]sest," two past dramatic successes. "Sporting Life" introduces a wienlth of ' realism and stage pictures, an,d in 'the : course of one scene at the National Sporting Club, a set-to is witnessed between the 9st 41b champion boxer of Victoria,---1 »ml tho amateur light-weight champion, . Messrs. J. and A. McGowan, whom Mr. Holt has brought across with him.
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BLAND HOLT SEASON., Wanganui Chronicle, Volume XLIII, Issue 15000, 7 February 1900
BLAND HOLT SEASON. Wanganui Chronicle, Volume XLIII, Issue 15000, 7 February 1900
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