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: 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: 1925-10-15
Summary:

A very attractive programme will commence at the Star Theatre this evening and will continue over tomorrow and Saturday. In addition to Pauline Frederick being screened in 'Smouldering Fires,' Tod Sanborn, spoken of as the World's greatest Xylophonist, will appear each evening.…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-10-16
Summary:

The Star Theatre delighted a crowded house yesterday with a high quality picture featuring Pauline Frederick in 'Smouldering Fires,' which was preceded by agile screen acrobatics and skating stunts. Additional music performance by Tod Sanborn.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-10-17
Summary:

Douglas Fairbank's wonder film: 'The Thief of Bagdad' is sure to draw crowded houses at the Queen's Theatre. Mr. Tod Sanborn a xylophonist will perform at the Star Theatre. Pauline Frederick, in 'Smouldering Fires' and a film of American stage turns, completed a…

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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: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-10-15
Summary:

This evening, Star Theatre commences to screen 'Smouldering Fires' featuring Pauline Fredrick. Tod Sanborn, the world famous Xylophonist, will appear each evening.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-10-16
Summary:

Last evening, Star Theatre screened 'Smouldering Fires' featuring Pauline Fredrick. Tod Sanborn, the world famous Xylophonist, attracted huge audiences.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-10-17
Summary:

The final performances will be given at the Star Theatre at 5:30 and 9:15 pm, today of the current programme which includes 'Smouldering Fires' and Ted Sanborn with his Xylophone.

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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: 1925-10-15
Summary:

Patrons of the Star Theatre are promised a treat for tonight, for in addition to 'Smouldering Fires,' with Pauline Frederick in the leading role, Tod Sanbord, the famous xylophonist will appear in syncopated jazz.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-10-16
Summary:

Kowloon audiences are notably quick to appreciate any divergence from the usual in their amusement programmes. Mr. Tod Sanborn was billed to perform. He is a musician whose medium is that difficult, i.e., xylophone. Last night's programme included the Sextette from Lucia de Lammermoor.…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-10-17
Summary:

Mr. Tod Sanborn, with his xylophone, delighted another appreciative audience at the Star Theatre last night. Smouldering Fires, with Pauline Frederick in the leading role, together with a comedy and the usual Gazette, completed one of the best programmes seen at the Star.