WEEK 131: (17th – 22nd May 1920)

“I went to the Coliseum to see Her Barrier was objectionable enough to complain to the theatre committee about – Miss Doyle had been telling D. – it was awful. It was rather beastly, & such rot! But there was a comic one before it where three men were killed & went to hell & were shut into a pit of fire by devils with huge red hot pitchforks, which was lovely.”

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WEEK 128: (26th April – 2nd May)

“After tea I had to go & visit Joe & Doreen over the shop in Prince’s St & they took me to the pictures. There was a good comic film about an elixir of youth that made you old if you took too much, but the girls in it had beastly stage dresses, both ugly & indecent, & there was a war story about a French girl who was captured by a handsome German prince & was his adored mistress for a long time…”

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WEEK 127:(21st – 25th April 1920)

“I went to the Tech & worked at the Brooch of mine that Aunt H. gave Brenda, which needs a good deal of repair. In the evening B. and I went to the Coliseum, and saw a very funny sheriff’s-daughter story about fool & robbers, & a piece of a serial about a circus man whom a gang of scoundrels were trying to kill – he was good-looking – and a tiresome thing about Charlie Chaplin as a pawnbroker’s assistant – & a whole story called “Words & Music by” which was far the best of the evening. “

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