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'Murphy, of Anzac.'
A special advertisement in this issue serves to announce the impending arrival at the Wondergraph Theatre of 'Murphy, of Anzac'— not a person, but \ picture personification of one. This exceptional filmhas several things to commend it to the interest of Australians, and notably the fact that it was acted by returned Aus tralian soldiers. No effort has been spared to add realism to the story, which depicts exciting incidents on a transport, sensa tional scenes on the battlefield, and indi vidual deeds of bravery. The picture piomises to afford a vivid inipressioin of what the Gallipoli fighting was like, not withstanding that it was produced in Aus tralia, 'to perpetuate,' 'says the announce ment, 'the memory' of , one of Australia's most^ gallant sons.' The management anticipates an exceptional demand for seat ing accommodation, and, by the hiring of the Exhibition Building for -the Saturday and Monday nights, special provision has been made. 'Murphy, of Anzac' is not the only star feature. There are also the last chapter of 'The Black Box,' and the first instalment of a /new serial, 'The Broken Coin,' together with an exception ally fine Lasky comedy drama. The ordi nary Wondergraph programme contains films of an aggregate length of 10,000 ft., -ut this special programme is 14,000' ft. long. The management has promoted a competition &o further popularize the per formance, and if no one succeeds in win ning the £10 prize, the money will be handed to Lady Galway to be devoted to any patriotic fund she may select.