Belgian Relief Fund programme. Grand dance carnival and patriotic tableaux. Great dance carnival by pupils of Miss Cecil Hall, together with specially selected musical numbers and striking patriotic tableaux. His Majesty's Theatre, Saturday November 7th 1914. Worthington & Co., printers, Albert Street [Auckland]
Programme booklet for a dance recital contains photographs of King Albert in military uniform, and a group of (probably Belgian) children standing in fur coats. The programme lists tableaux and dances. Tableaux include "Belgium" (Mona Mackay), "The Allies" (with women representing England (Miss M Miller), France (Miss Woodham), Russia (Miss Lewis), Servia (Miss E Miller), Japan (Miss Hipkins), and Belgium (Miss Mona Mackay). The dance pupils are all listed with the items they performed. Other variety perfomers were Mr J W Ryan, Mr Alan McElwain, Mr F G Bourke.
The programme contains advertisements for many Auckland businesses.
There is also a cartoon "Bravo! Belgium" by F H Townsend showing brave Belgium protecting a field from a fierce German soldier carrying sausages and a big stick.
Quantity: 1 Programme(s).
Physical Description: Booklet of 16 pages, 248 x 189 mm.
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- 1 Programme(s), Ephemera, Photolithographs, Advertisements, Booklet of 16 pages, 248 x 189 mm., Orientation: Vertical image
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