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: 1925-02-06
Summary:

Star Theatre will be screening 'The Family Secret' starring Baby Peggy, today and tomorrow. The film is based on Mrs. Frances Hodgson Burnett's story 'Editha's Burglar' which was adapted for the stage by Mr. Augustas Thomas by the name 'The Burglar.'

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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: 1925-02-06
Summary:

Baby Peggy featured in 'The Family Secret,' which will be screened at the Star Theatre. The story is based on Mrs. Frances Hodgson Burnett's story 'Editha's Burglar,' or, as it was styled more briefly when adapted for the stage by Mr. Augustus Thomas, 'The…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-02-07
Summary:

The Family Secret' starred by Baby Peggy, attracted large crowded at the Star Theatre. The story is based on Frances Hodgson Burnett's novel, called 'Edithe's Burglar.' Baby Peggy is likely to take the place of Marie Osborne and Zoe Hay. The picture also starred by…

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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: 1925-02-06
Summary:

Admirers of the infant phenomenon of the screen, Baby Peggy Montgomery, to give her the full name under which she figures in the cast of her latest picture, 'The Family Secret,' will not be disappointed by a visit to the Star Theatre. Certainly, the little mite has never been seen to…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-02-07
Summary:

Seated among the large crowd at the Star Theatre last night, which was kept in a perfect bubble of merriment at the antics of Baby Peggy, the conclusion has come to that the choice of the title of the picture, 'The Family Secret,' was a rather queer one. Mrs. Frances Hodgson Burnett…

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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: 1924-05-06
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…