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: 1923-11-01
Summary:

Star Theatre is going to host magician Don. G. Merle. The programme presents comedian Max Linder in 'The Three Must Get Theres.'

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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: 1923-05-12
Summary:

Max Linder's comedy 'The Three Must-Get-Theres,' which was shown in Coronet before, is now coming to Star Theatre. It is an amusing burlesque of Douglas Fairbanks' film version of 'The Three Musketeers.'

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Headline: The Star
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-11-01
Summary:

Don. G Merie, the magician, will perform at the Star tonight. While the film programme presents Max Linder in 'The Three Must Get There's' [sic].

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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: 1923-05-12
Summary:

Complying with a universal request from Kowloon, kinema goers, Hongkong Amusement Ltd. has decided to put on Max Linder's extremely funny comedy 'The Three Must-Get-Theres' at the Star Theatre just for Sunday. It is an amusing burlesque of the Douglas Fairbanks version of '…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-11-01
Summary:

Don. G. Merle pays a farewell visit. He promises tricks for tonight that excel even his previous efforts. Star patrons should be in for a fine evening. The film is 'The Three Must Get There's,' featuring that irresistible fun-maker, Max Linder.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-11-02
Summary:

The Star sprang a novelty upon their supporters last night when Paoli the musical virtuoso took the stage. Paoli had not been featured in the preliminary announcement of the show, as his arrival in the Colony was delayed. The rest of the programme was good. Don Merle excelled himself in a series…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-11-03
Summary:

Don. G. Merle, the magician, makes his final bow at the Star tonight. Paoli, the musical genius, will also appear in selections from his repertoire, and as the film is Max Linder in 'The Three Must get There's,' a fine show is assured. The picture for Sunday is 'Tolable David…

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

For the rest of the week, 'The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse,' which has been screened with such pronounced success at the Star Theatre in Kowloon, is to be shown at the Coronet. The novel by Vicente Blasco Ibanez upon which the picture is based deals with the life story of an ardent…

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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 '…