A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-07-30
Summary:

Sweeping forward with fine dramatic action, 'Kindred of the Dust,' the feature film showing at the Star Theatre this evening, is a picture that holds the interest to the very end. Credit for this is due to two people, the first being the author of the story, Peter B. Kyne, and the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-01-13
Summary:

Between Christmas and the Chinese New Year, it is appropriate that the Coronet should screen two pictures featuring the Carnival spirit – the 'Merry-Go-Round' and 'Rosita.' It was quite apparent from its reception on Sunday that it would attract more than the average cinema…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-02-02
Summary:

There were crowded houses again at the Star yesterday, to witness Booth Tarkington's dynamic society drama, 'The Turmoil.' Those who saw Tarkington's previous production, 'The Flirt,' a big and interesting picture were not disappointed. Film plot included. George…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-02-05
Summary:

Hongkong folk who have read Francis [sic] Hodgson Burnett's story, 'Editha's Burglar,' will be delighted to know that the film version, entitled 'The Family Secret,' is to be screened at the Star Theatre. The story is given an entirely new charm by Baby Peggy. Those…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-04-06
Summary:

With a distinguished cast made up of Marie Prevost, Florence Vidor, Monte Blue, Harry Myers, Adolphe Menjou and Creighton Hale, 'The Marriage Circle' comes to the Star Theatre today. It is an Ernst Lubitsch production. 'The Marriage Circles' is a screen adaptation of the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-04-25
Summary:

The Marriage Circle' at the Star Theatre is remarkable in its simplicity and the adherence with which it clings to everyday happenings. Moreover, the cast can truly be termed an all-star one, for the five principal characters are none other than Monte Blue, Florence Vidor, Creighton Hale,…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-03-30
Summary:

True Heart Susie' is being shown at the Star Theatre today and tomorrow. It is a picture of much the same type as 'Way Down East.' It is also a D. W. Griffith production and the leading parts are portrayed by Lilian Gish and Robert Harron, who made his name in 'The Birth of a…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-05-06
Summary:

This week the Star Theatre again offers some more of those varied programmes which have become so popular with Kowloon residents – and, be it added for all the islands counter attractions, with many Hongkong residents as well. This evening the feature will be Pola Negri's picture '…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-05-07
Summary:

Local cinema-goers have their last chance this evening of seeing Pola Negri in her great historical film. 'Passion,' which is the story of Madame du Barry, the French milliner who became favourite of Louis XV and ruled a kingdom in his name, only to die at the guillotine during the…