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: 1924-05-07
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: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-10-22
Summary:

Star Theatre will be screening the film version of Ibanez's story 'Enemies of Women.' It is to commence next Sunday. Booking may be done from today at the Theatre or Moutrie's. The cast constitutes a record number of 50,000 people.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-11-21
Summary:

Star Theatre is screening 'Little Old New York' which is claimed to be as good as 'Enemies of Women.' The film features Marion Davies.

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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: 1924-05-06
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: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-10-21
Summary:

Manager Hugo, of The Star Theatre informed that the big picture 'Enemies of Women' is showing next week. The story was written by Blasco Ibanez, the author of 'The Four Horsemen.' The picture is coming here direct from its most phenomenal run at The Carlton, Shanghai, where…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-10-23
Summary:

Booking proceeds apace for the opening and following showing of this great picture. The present picture is 'Sporting Youth' showing until Saturday.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-10-24
Summary:

Enemies of Women,' written by the writer of 'The Four Horsemen' Ibanez, starring Lionel Barrymore and Paul Panzer, continue to run at the Star. Film review included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-10-30
Summary:

Enemies of Women,' based on Ibanez's novel, starring Lionel Barrymore, is showing at the Star Theatre. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-10-31
Summary:

Enemies of Women,' based on Vicente Blasco Ibanez's novel, starring Lionel Barrymore, Alma Rubens, Pedro de Cordoba, Gareth Hughes, Gladys Hulette, William H. Thompson, William Collier Jr, Paul Panzer, is showing at the Star Theatre. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-11-03
Summary:

Rigoletto' and 'Il Travatore' by the Italian Grand Opera Co., proved attractive items and charmed all who crowded the theatre. This evening Mary Pickford in 'Tess of the Storm Country' is the offering. Norma Talmadge in 'Ashes of Vengeance' will be screened on…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-11-21
Summary:

Little Old New York,' the picture being shown at the Star Theatre, should be equally persuasive as 'Enemies of Women.' The picture starred by Marion Davis. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-10-22
Summary:

The attraction at the Star Theatre all next week, will be 'Enemies of Women' which is claimed to be the biggest film spectacle ever made. Over 50,000 people were employed at one time or another to portray the many stupendous scenes of Blasco Ibanez's famous story. Many incidents…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-10-23
Summary:

A whole year on Broadway was not enough to take care of the crowds eager to see the sensational Cosmopolitan super photoplay, 'Enemies of Women,' and arrangements had to be made to continue the run at the Cameo Theatre, New York, where it is still playing to capacity houses daily. The…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-10-25
Summary:

12 capacity weeks on Broadway were not enough to take care of the crowds eager to see the sensational super photoplay, 'Enemies of Women,' and arrangements were made to continue the run indefinitely at the Cameo Theatre. The crowds were thrilled and entertained by the many beautiful…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-10-27
Summary:

Crowds visited the Star Theatre yesterday and the following nights should see the place crowded. How the power of symbolism is vitalized through the medium of the motion picture camera is aptly illustrated in this screen version of the Ibanez novel. In the photoplay, Lionel Barrymore is…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-10-31
Summary:

According to Alma Rubens, featured with Lionel Barrymore in Vicente Blasco Ibanez's story, 'Enemies of Women,' showing at the Star Theatre the American woman is far more beautiful of face, form and even feet than the French woman. But the French woman is more beautiful from neck…