70 years ago: Hong Kong's wartime diaries
- Submitted by Admin on Tue, 2014-02-11 21:16Book / Document:Date(s) of events described:Thu, 24 Feb 1944
Cloudy but fine & warm pm.
Watered garden for Steve am.
Signed affidavit re not attempting to escape. This signing done under compulsion, penalty for failing to sign, stand in one spot until willing, or walk up & down a room, no food or drink in any case. Now we come under Art.16 of Jap Army law & can be shot for escape or attempt to escape.
“Mid-summer Nights Dream” at St. Stephens.
With Steve pm.
Posted postcard 15 to Marj.
- Submitted by David on Tue, 2015-03-03 17:45Book / Document:Date(s) of events described:Thu, 24 Feb 1944 to Sat, 26 Feb 1944
A poster for the play "A Midsummer Night's Dream", performed today, tomorrow, and the day after. This copy provided by Barbara Anslow.
The poster reads:
A play call'd
A Midsommer Night's Dreame
As it hath been sundry times publickely acted by the Lord Chamberlaine his servants
Written by William Shakespeare
Produced by James Norman
Dances arranged by Carol Bateman
Music Arranged by Elizabeth Drown
Costumes: Christine Corra
Woodland Scenery: E.M.B. Dyson
Stage Manager: Jock Fraser
Lighting Direction: Reg Butler
In the Great Hall of Saint Stephen's upon February 24th (Ye Buff), 25th (Ye Pink), and 26th (Ye Blue)
At 5:45 PM very promptly.
- Submitted by Admin on Sat, 2016-01-30 11:42Book / Document:Date(s) of events described:Thu, 24 Feb 1944
- Submitted by brian edgar on Sat, 2018-12-08 17:51Book / Document:Date(s) of events described:Thu, 24 Feb 1944