A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-06-04
Summary:

The Grand is going to be opened at the Wanchai and Happy Valley end of the town. It has been elected on the site formerly occupied by the old Eastern Theatre. With a fine structure and a seating capacity of almost 650 persons, the theatre claims to be one of the largest picture theatre in the…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-11-14
Summary:

Booth Tarkington's wonderful story 'The Flirt' fills the bill at the Grand tonight and tomorrow. Harold Lloyd's 'Get Out and Get Under' also included in the programme.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-11-05
Summary:

White Hands,' featuring Hobart Bosworth, is proving a popular attraction at the Grand, where it will be shown for the last time tonight. Buster Keaton brings roars of laughter with his comedy 'The Paleface.' Tomorrow Booth Tarkington's story 'The Flirt,' will the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-11-06
Summary:

How a vain, capricious girl can effectively ruin her family's happiness is realistically depicted in 'The Flirt.' Film synopsis included. 'The Flirt,' which is at the Grand for two nights, makes its appeal purely on its heart interest.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-11-07
Summary:

Delay in transit prevented the Grand from obtaining 'The Flirt' in time for showing last night, and accordingly, it brought forward one of its attractions intended for a later date, 'The Accidental Honeymoon,' featuring Elaine Hammerstein. Miss Hammerstein ranks with the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-11-14
Summary:

Booth Tarkington ranks amongst the greatest masters of fiction of the day, and in 'The Flirt,' he has written a story which is a good deal stronger than the name indicates. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-11-15
Summary:

The Flirt' was received with every sign of appreciation at the Grand last night. A very welcome addition to the programme is Harold Lloyd, in an absurdity entitled 'Get in and Get under [sic].' Lloyd always contrives to be amusing and this present effort is up to his best standard…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-11-16
Summary:

The Flirt' originally announced for two days only at the Grand, has proved such a popular success that the management will show it for one day longer. Last night, it was enjoyed by a big house and many requests were received to hold it over. It will be shown today only, giving place…