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: 1923-10-25
Summary:

Star Theatre is going to host the J. C. Williams Variety Company. As an extra attraction Star Theatre will be screening the fight pictures of Firpo v. McAuliffe and Williard v. Floyd Johnson. For the 5:15 show, the Williams Co. give their full programme, but the picture will be a comedy, '…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-10-27
Summary:

The fight films and J. C. Williams Variety Company wind up their engagement at Star Theatre tonight. This afternoon at 2:30, the children's matinee has 'Skinner's Dress Suit' and Buster Keaton in 'The Paleface.' Tomorrow the attraction will be H. B. Warner in '…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
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.' The picture is at the Star Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-02-02
Summary:

At the Star Theatre yesterday another success was scored by the Majurel troupe of French artistes from the Folies Bergeres. Performers included Mddle Demay, Sergine and Ludo, Dugard. Booth Tarkington's dynamic society drama 'The Turmoil' will appear at 6 p.m. Tarkington's…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-02-05
Summary:

Hongkong folk who have read Frances Hodgson Burnett's story Ediths's Burglar, will be delighted to know that the film version, entitled 'The Family Secret' is to be screened at the Star Theatre. Those who saw 'Merry-Go-Round' at the Coronet or the Star, will be glad…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-10-25
Summary:

The J.C. Williams Variety Company appears at the Star tonight in a series of fighting pictures, Firpo v. McAuliffe and Willard v. Floyd Johnson, will be shown. For 5.15 show, a comedy 'Skinner's Dress Suit' will be shown.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-05-06
Summary:

Passion,' starring Pola Negri, will be shown in the Star Theatre for the last time tomorrow night. Mr. William Heughun, the famous Scottish singer appears in Thursday night and the popular Quaints Co. beginning a Kowloon season on Friday night.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-07-12
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-09-20
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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: 1923-10-25
Summary:

Besides the fight films advertised for the Star, there is a vaudeville programme. The J. C. Williams Company are old-timers in the East and the variety of their offerings should ensure the first-class entertainment. Performers include Babe Latour, Eddie Polo, Jack Williams and Ted Trevor. The…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-27
Summary:

The J. C. Williams Variety Co., concludes their engagement at the Star tonight. The fight films have aroused much interest, and the bill is a good one. At the special children's matinee tomorrow at 2.30, the comedy 'Skinner's Dress Suit' is booked, together with Buster Keaton…

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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…