A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
Displaying 1 - 18 of 18
1
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-08-30
2
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-09-02
Summary:

A City Sparrow,' the new Paramount film which portrays Ethel Clayton as an Apache dancer will be screened in the Star Theatre for the last time this evening.

3
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-09-02
Summary:

Ethel Clayton appears in the novel role of an Apache dancer in her new Paramount picture, 'A City Sparrow,' which will be shown at the Star Theatre this evening. This marks a distinct departure of Miss Clayton, who has been appearing recently in stories of married life, notably, '…

4
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-09-02
Summary:

Ethel Clayton, Paramount star, displays not only marked emotional talent as an actress, but also proves a delightful dancer in her latest big picture, 'A City Sparrow,' which opens at the Star Theatre this evening. Film synopsis included. The story is one of the sweetest ever told and…

5
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-09-03
Summary:

Star Theatre will be screening 'A City Sparrow' starring Ethel Clayton, this evening. Miss Clayton is famous for her performances in married life stories like 'The Thirteenth Commandment' and 'Young Mrs. Winthrop.' The film is directed by Sam Wood and the story is…

6
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-09-03
Summary:

Ethel Clayton's excellent Paramount film, 'A City Sparrow,' will be screened in that Star Theatre for the last time this evening. The story, which is woven around the life of a vaudeville dancer, provides some charming contrasts in pathos and humour. Ethel Clayton is supported by…

7
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-09-06
8
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-09-09
Summary:

Star Theatre will be screening a Paramount picture 'A Full House,' tomorrow night. The film features Bryant Washburn. Film synopsis included.

9
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-09-09
Summary:

In 'A Full House,' the Paramount feature which will be screened at the Star Theatre tonight and tomorrow night, Bryant Washburn, the well-known light comedian, takes the leading part. Film plot included.

10
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-09-10
Summary:

Today, Star Theatre will be screening 'A Full House' starring Lois Wilson and Bryant Washburn.

11
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-09-10
Summary:

Local cinema-goers are reminded of the final show of the Paramount picture, 'A Full House' at Star Theatre today, which is starred by Lois Wilson and Bryant Washburn. Directed by James Cruze.

12
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-01-08
Summary:

Star Theatre will be screening an Allied Producers and Distributors' Corporation release, 'The Hill Billy,' featuring Jack Pickford and Lucille Rickson, who is famous as Hollywood's youngest leading woman. Film synopsis included.

13
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-01-08
Summary:

Today, Star Theatre will be screening an Allied Producers and Distributors' Corporation's 'The Hill Billy' featuring Jack Pickford and Lucille Rickson. The picture story was written by Jack, his famous sister, Mary Pickford and Marion Jackson. George Hill directed the picture…

14
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-01-08
Summary:

The Hill Billy' comes to the Star Today, which is starred by Jack Pickford, his celebrated sister, Mary Pickford, Lucille Ricksen. George Hill, who was associated with the famous director, D. W. Griffith for a long time and with the late George Loane Tucker, who created 'The Miracle…

15
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-01-08
Summary:

Jack Pickford returns to 'Movierow' today at the Star Theatre, in 'The Hill Billy,' the greatest picture of his entire career. 'The Hill Billy' is a tonic for the jaded motion picture appetite. Film plot included. There aren't any risqué situations in Jack…

16
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-01-09
Summary:

Jack Pickford is featured at the Star this week in one of his own productions, in which he was assisted by his sister, Mary Pickford. The title is 'The Hill Billy.' The feature also starred by Lucille Ricksen, Jane Keckley, Frank Leigh and Ralph Yearsley. Film plot included.

17
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-01-10
Summary:

The Hill Billy' showing last time at the Star. The film starred Jack Pickford and Lucille Ricksen. Film plot included.

18
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-01-10
Summary:

At a moment when all the famous film producers are literally falling over each other for something out of the commonplace, Jack Pickford, steps in and deprives them of the laurels. In 'The Hill Billy,' he has produced a picture that is a refreshing departure. Jack Pickford determined…