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"Hands Across the Sea" was the princi-<*> pal picture at the Lyric Theatre on Fri-<*> day evening, when there was a large at-<*> tendance. A drama teeming. with thrill-
me atuations. witii the orthodox tale of. rove and hate fikfl/uUv interwoven in a network of crime and intrigue, it cooM not fail to attract. The escape, in an open boat, of the hero from tbe French penal settlement at New <Tal?*(fr?n?i, and hie rescue in mid-ocean by a British jnanrof war. formed the incidents on which tile Ftory turned. A beautiful scenic film por trayed views on the Isle of Man. and inci dentally gave an insight into the herring indnsrry carried on ther?. A deverly arranged picture, "The Stolen Dog." depic ted the misfortunes of a tramp. Pathe's Gazette contained a budget of European new?. A cowboy drama. "When tbe Sun Went Out," and two comic films, "Mr. Jinks Joins tie Temperance Cmb." and "The Stage-st-m-k Carpenter." were also much appreciated. Shstrated cones. "The Diver" and "Down Where the Swanee River." were exoeSeotly rendered by Mr. Truman KeHson.