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: 1923-12-15
Summary:

Tomorrow, Star Theatre will be screening a Griffith masterpiece entitled 'Way Down East' which attracted a huge audience at the Coronet Theatre on its recent return visit. The attraction for today only is Jack Pickford in 'Garrison's Finish.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-12-17
Summary:

Way Down East,' Griffith's masterpiece, enters upon the second and last day of its run at the Star Theatre today. The film which attracted a huge audience at the Coronet Theatre, features Lillian Gish and Richard Barthelmess.

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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: 1923-11-24
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-12-15
Summary:

Way Down East,' the master film by Griffith, which packed the Coronet for several days, will come to the Star tomorrow. The attraction for today is Jack Pickford in 'Garrisons Finish.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-12-17
Summary:

Way Down East,' which attracted crowded house in Coronet previously, enters upon the last day at the Star. Lillian Gish and Richard Barthelmess are the stars in the film, which are superlative, as is usual in a Griffith picture.

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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: 1923-12-15
Summary:

Jack Pickford has the part of a jockey in the racing drama, 'Garrison's Finish,' showing at the Star tonight. The film, which marks Jack's return to pictures after a long lay-off, is confessedly an old-style story of the Turf. On Sunday, the Griffith masterpiece, 'Way…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-12-17
Summary:

Way Down East' now on a return visit to the Colony, will be shown today and tomorrow at the Star. When this picture was shown at the Coronet recently, the original booking was for three days only. So big was the reception given to it, however, that the run was extended another two days.…

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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 '…