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  2. CHRISTMAS BOOKS.

    The sands of time are running out; Christmas has come upon us almost before we were aware of it, and many are still racking their brains for a suitable present for their ...

    Article : 1,335 words
  3. CURRENT LITERATURE.

    "From Sail to Steam" is a breezy book of nautical reminiscences by Admiral Penrose Fitzgerald. The author's active career was a link between two eras of the British Navy. ...

    Article : 641 words
  4. MUSIC AND DRAMA.

    Musical London is interested Just now in "La Musique au Pays des Brouillards" ("Music in the Land of Fogs"), originally published in Paris 30 or 40 years ago by a Frenchman who ...

    Article : 1,137 words
  5. THE GOLDEN KEY.

    "Oh, dear me, I can't follow those poetical flights of fancy!" Miss Driver responded, laughing again, "I am very matter-of-fact and ordinary—I can't see any soul of goodness in ...

    Article : 1,848 words
  6. AMUSEMENTS.

    Somerset Maugham's new comedy drama, to be produced by George Barnum for the J. C. Williamson Company at the Criterion Theatre to-night, will be staged with the following cast:—Nora ...

    Article : 98 words
  7. HER MAJESTY'S THEATRE.

    "A Waltz Dream" has drawn crowded audiences all the week at Her Majresty's Theatre, where the J. C Williamson Company now enters upon its last four nights. Apart from the effective trio of ...

    Article : 87 words
  8. "THE CINEMA STAR. "

    Next Saturday evening the Royal Comic Opera Company will return here for a Christmas season, which will open with the first production of "The Cinema Star." This new piece is of the revue ...

    Article : 134 words
  9. NEW NOVELS.

    In "The Supreme Desire" Miss Gertrude Page has for once deserted her beloved South Africa and has chosen Canada as the scene of the action. The hero is a well-born and ...

    Article : 1,178 words
  10. J. AND N. TATT PRODUCTIONS.

    The Christmas attraction at the Palace Theatre will be "Peg o' My Heart," for which Sara Allgood and the other members of the original Australian cast will return from New Zealand in time for the ...

    Article : 122 words
  11. PALACE—ALLEN DOONE FAREWELL.

    Allen Doone will close his prosperous season at the Palace Theatre to-night with a final performance of "In Old Donegal," in which, as Larry Donovan, he will appear is the light-hearted lover ...

    Article : 72 words
  12. THE BERT BAILEY CO.

    On next Saturday night the Bert Bailey Co. will reopen at the Theatre Royal. During the Sydney season of the company a number of new plays will be staged, prominent amongst them being Charles ...

    Article : 117 words
  13. GARAND OPERA HOUSE.—"THE BUNYIP."

    On Friday evening next, at the Grand Opera House, the Fuller management will present their essentially Australian pantomime, "The Bunyip," which has been written by Ella Airlie, and produced by Mr. N. ...

    Article : 187 words
  14. TIVOLI THEATRE.

    This afternoon and evening the "Passing Show" season will be continued at the Tivoli Theatre, where Sydney James is leading the Royal Strollers through a maze of scintillating scenic effects as the ...

    Article : 91 words
  15. THE EBBING TIDE.

    In "The Ebbing Tide" Lord Haldane utters not only abstract wisdom, but practical common sense. The book is based on a speech delivered in the House of Lords on the ...

    Article : 489 words
  16. THE RED DANDIES, GARDEN THEATRE.

    The Dandies at the Garden Theatre, Bayswater-road, Darlinghurst, submitted their usual weekly change of programme last evening to another large and appreciative audience. During the week three newcomers ...

    Article : 71 words
  17. "JOAN OF ARC" AT THEATRE ROYAL.

    The Joan of Arc Gift Day effort for the children of soldiers fallen at the front has now been transferred to the Theatre Royal for Monday night next. when Madame Ray Boult's new 18th Century costume ...

    Article : 113 words
  18. REPERTORY THEATRE.

    On Monday evening next the Walter Bentley Players will tender a testimonial performance to their principal, when comedy scenes from "The Merry Wives of Windsor," with Walter Bentley as Falstaff, will ...

    Article : 81 words
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  20. PICTURE THEATRES.

    The William Fox million dollar spectacle "A Daughter of the Gods, " featuring Annette Kellermann, will be screened at Wirths' New Hippodrome beginning Saturday next. This production was made in Jamaica, ...

    Article : 56 words
  21. FROM THE MINE.

    "Lays and Tales of the Mines," by Mr. Arthur Wilson, is a miscellany which commemorates, the hardship and heroism of those who toil Beneath the earth. Tha author has ...

    Article : 234 words
  22. ROMEO AND JULIET.

    The first of the big Fox super-features, "Romeo and Juliet," is the attraction at the Strand Theatre, Pitt-street, all the week beginning Monday. Theda Bara is the girliab and impulsive Juliet. Her ...

    Article : 61 words
  23. OLYMPIA'S CHILDREN'S MATINEE.

    At 2.30 this afternoon the Children's Merry Matinee at West's Olympia in Oxford-street will be held. The night for the last time the Pathe 5 act feature. "The House of Fear," will be shown, in addition to the ...

    Article : 43 words
  24. CHPLAIN IN "BEHIND THE SCREEN."

    "Behind the Screen," the sixth Mutual-Chaplin comedy, which opens at the Lyceum and Crystal Palace next Monday, shows Chaplin in a role that gives him many opportunities for fun-making. As the assistant ...

    Article : 49 words
  25. PHILHARMONIC CHRISTMAS CONCERTS.

    The Royal Philharmonic Society of Sydney will give concerts, both afternoon and evening, on Christmas Day. At 3 o'clock Mr. Joseph Bradley will conduct the String Orchestra (led by Henri Staell), ...

    Article : 124 words
  26. UNION PICTURE THEATRES.

    The programme at the Lyceum to-day consists of "Jim Grimsby's Boy," a Triangle drame with Frank Keenan and Enid Marey, "The King at the 'Big Push," and a two-act Keystone comedy, "Gypsy ...

    Article : 114 words
  27. PUBLICATIONS RECEIVED.

    Fishes of Australia. Roughley (Govt. Printer). Conquering Hal, Dwyer; The Tomb of T'sin, Wallace. (Ward Lock.) Georgina of the Rainbows, Johnston (Britton). ...

    Article : 67 words
  28. MADE IN ENGLAND.

    "Made In England" shows Sir Owen Seaman's limitations in verse as well as his undoubted powers. He rarely essay, the highest flights of poetry, but what he tries to do he ...

    Article : 354 words
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