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: 1924-01-10
Summary:

Star Theatre will be screening Cecil B. de Mille's attraction 'Forbidden Fruit' from today till Saturday. The film features Agnes Ayres and exhibits the social life of America's gayest cities.

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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: 1924-01-11
Summary:

Cecil. B. de Mille's gorgeous film 'Forbidden Fruit' is due at the Star today till Saturday. Agnes Ayres is the leading figure.

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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: 1924-01-10
Summary:

Cecil de Mille has achieved a reputation as one of the best producers of the day: hence the announcement of the showing of 'Forbidden Fruit' at the Star will be received with interest. Agnes Ayres, the star, is noted for her stately presence, and in this film, she has been given plenty…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-01-10
Summary:

Advance reports speak exceedingly highly of the big picture 'Forbidden Fruit,' which will be shown at the Star Theatre shortly. Cecil de Mille, the producer, has achieved a big reputation as a maker of natural films. Agnes Ayres, the star who knows well how to wear elegant clothes, is…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-01-12
Summary:

The Star has inaugurated their new policy with success, 'Forbidden Fruit,' the Cecil de Mille production, having been a good draw during the last day or two. The management announces that it has secured a number of good pictures, including Paramount releases, which have not been often…

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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…