Denaby Empire Palace (video)

April 1922

The Sentimental Bloke

a picturistation of the famous verses by C. J. Dennis, is the chief picture in the programme this week-end.


The Sentimental Bloke (1919) is an Australian silent film based on the 1915 poem The Songs of a Sentimental Bloke by C.J. Dennis . It is generally considered the greatest Australian silent film, and one of the best Australian movies of all time.

Albert Tauchert in The Sentimental Bloke

The Sentimental Bloke

Video from U Tube by Tasmania Screened


For Monday and Tuesday next week the star picture is entitled “Held by the Enemy,” a paramount production adapted from the famous play. Featuring Jack Holt, Agnes Ayres. Wanda Hawley and Lewis Stone.

Supporting this will be two-part Mermaid comedy. “For the Land´s Sake! Graphic. And “Double Adventure” (episode 5).

For Wednesday only (two houses) William Fox presents madlaine Traverse in “The Iron Heart,” a powerful industrial story in five-acts.

Supplementing this will be a two-part comedy, “Kiss me, Caroline,” Movie Chat. And episode 5 of “The Great Reward.”

For Thursday and the rest of the week Wm. Fox presents the world-famous screen artiste. Pearl White. In a six-reel super-production. “Tiger´s Cub.” Adapted from George Godchild´s famous novel.

Supplementing this will be a two-part Sunshine comedy. “Singer Midget´s Side Show,” Graphic, and the final instalment of the serial picture, “The Veiled Mystery.”

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