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"FISHER'S GHOST."

FAMOUS AUSTRALIAN PRODUCTION I s COMING TO HIS MAJESTY'S.

That Australia can produce pictures qurte equal to the imported is being borne out by several recent local produc- tions, notably "Joe," recently shown at His Majesty's. Great interest therefore is being ^vrnccd in Raymond^, Longford's Australian drama;' "Fisher's Ghost," re- cently made at Campbell Town, Now South Wales, where the astoundrng events originally occurred. Probably no crime in "Australian history caused i more excitement and discussion than the mysterious disappearance of Fredcrick Fisher. His disappearance baffled the detective heads of Australia, and ho'v they were eventually given a cue by the apparition sitting on the fence w:!l be well remembered by those recalling the case. It is not generally known, how- ever, that the events leading up to tho crime were extremely romantic, and read more like a sensotronal novel. When producing the'picture, Raymond Long- ford decided to photograph it in Camp- bell Town, and thus received the advice of the local residents, being also guided by« records in the Mitchell Library, Syd- ney. A splendid Australian cast enacts the various roles. The Hobart season will be limited to three days-next Mon* day,'Tuesday, Wednesday-and the pro- gramme will be a notable one, includrrg as it will Wanda Hawley and Nigel Bai rie, in George R. Sims's sensational stage success, "The Lights of London." Thrs play has been one of tho_fmost popular for the last twenty years. It ;_ the story of an inj'ustice that was only righted after a long period, and great suffering on the part of those concerned. The picture was taken in England, where many true scenes in the great metropolis add further interebt.**

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