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: 1924-07-28
Summary:

For three days, beginning Thursday, Star Theatre will be screening 'Around the World in a Ford' which will be personally explained by Captain Wanderwell, with his sister Aloha Wanderwell. The couple is making their trip around the world for a wager and has travelled not less than 42…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-07-31
Summary:

Star Theatre will be presenting a lecture of Captain Wanderwell and Miss Aloha Wanderwell who have set on an adventurous journey of touring the world in a Ford car, at both the matinee. The couple will be talking about the numerous adventurous experiences they had during the tour. Moreover, the…

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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: 1924-07-28
Summary:

Star Theatre announces a special attraction, which is a film entitled 'Around the World in a Ford,' which will be personally explained by Captain Wanderwell with his sister Aloha Wanderwell.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-07-30
Summary:

Captain Wanderwell and his sister Aloha Wanderwell will run a lecture in the Star Theatre tomorrow, will his cinema film 'Around the World in a Ford.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-07-31
Summary:

Captain Wanderwell and his sister Aloha Wanderwell will run a lecture in the Star Theatre this evening, will his cinema film 'Around the World in a Ford.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-08-01
Summary:

At the Star Theatre last night, there was a fair house only when, the pictures of the travels of Capt. Wanderwell and his sister, Miss Aloha, were screened. During their long journey they have obtained some exceptional pictures of great events in many parts of the world and by the time the trip…

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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: 1924-07-28
Summary:

Everybody has read about the Wanderwells, the daring couple who are touring the world in a Ford car. Consequently, there will be widespread interest in the news that Captain Wanderwell and his sister are to appear at the Star Theatre for a three days' season beginning next Thursday when…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-07-28
Summary:

Captain and Miss Wanderwell who arrived in the Colony last Thursday with their 'Trusty Fords' on their jaunt around the world, have been persuaded to remain over until Tuesday next in order to give us the opportunity of seeing their cinema films taken in the different countries they…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-07-29
Summary:

Miriam Cooper is the star in 'Kindred of the Dust,' the feature attraction at the Star Theatre today and tomorrow. The remarkable film 'Around the World in a Ford' will be shown in the Star Theatre for a three days' run. When Captain Wanderwell and his sister, Miss Aloha…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-07-30
Summary:

Having seen the battered but sturdy old Fords in which Captain Wanderwell and his sister Miss Aloha Wanderwell are making their trip around the world, local people will naturally be interested in the film which the couple is to show at the Star Theatre tomorrow when they are also to lecture upon…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-08-01
Summary:

This evening Captain Wanderwell and his sister, Miss Aloha Wanderwell will again give in the Star Theatre the remarkable film 'Around the World in a Ford' which they presented last night. Not the least interesting part of the entertainment is the lecture which Captain Wanderwell…

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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…