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The Vision Splendid of Charles Haddon Chambers

 (Post-prandial remarks by P.D. Le Maire, Esq., at the inaugural dinner of the Charles Haddon Chambers Literary Society, Mr. Le Maire being the Society’s first President. The dinner was held at Sydney’s “Hotel Australia” on Saturday 22nd April, 1922, marking a year since Mr. Haddon Chambers’ death in London on 28th March 1921.)   Your Excellencies, Distinguished Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen: on this day sixty-two years ago was born in Sydney Mr. Charles Haddon Chambers, Australia’s most successful dramatist. There is a frisson rippling through this city at the moment, due to the presence here of that great friend of the playwright, that much…

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