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: 1921-11-15 - 1921-11-17
Summary:

Today at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., William Fox presents Miriam Cooper (famous for her acting in 'Woman & the Law') in 'Betrayed,' Pathe's News and Comedies. Booking at Messrs. Mehta & Co.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-12-06 - 1921-12-08
Summary:

Tuesday, 6th to Thursday, 8th at 5.15 p.m. & 9.15 p.m., 'Alma, Where Do You Live?' starring Ruth McTammany & George Larkin. 2.30 & 7.15 p.m., Eddie Pollo [sic] in 'King of Circus' [sic], 14 & 15 epis. Booking at Messrs. Mehta & Co.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-12-13 - 1921-12-15
Summary:

Under Northern Lights,' a Universal special attraction featuring Virginia Faire & Leonard Clapham. Also, Eddie Lyons & Lee Moran in 'Roman Romeos,' a Universal Jewel comedy. 2.30 & 7.15 p.m. performances, Eddie Pollo [sic] in 'King of Circus' [sic], 16 &…

4
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-12-20 - 1921-12-22
Summary:

Today 5.15 p.m. & 9.15 p.m., G. A. [sic] Anderson in 'Naked Hands.' 2.30 & 7.15 p.m., final episode of 'King of Circus' [sic] and 1st episode of 'Great London Mystery.' Booking at Messrs. Mehta & Co.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-07-29 - 1921-07-30
Summary:

Friday 29th July to Monday 1st August, R. A. Walsh's 'The Woman and the Law' in 7 parts, presented by William Fox. Miss Cora Williams & Co. in an entire change of programme. At 5.15 p.m., 'The Merchant of Venice' in 6 parts. At 2.30 p.m. and 7.15 p.m., the 7th &…

6
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-08-01 - 1921-08-03
Summary:

Edward Warren's [sic] Productions presents 'Thunder-Bolts of Fate' in 5 parts featuring House Peters and Anna Lehr. At 2.30 p.m. and 7.15 p.m., 'The Moon Riders,' 9th & 10th episodes. At 5.15 p.m., 'Woman and the Law' in 6 parts. Telephone No. 1337.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-08-04 - 1921-08-08
Summary:

At 9.15 p.m., William Fox presents Gladys Brockwell in 'To Honor & Obey' and Charlie Chaplin in 'The Adveturer' [sic]. At 2.15 p.m. and 7.15 p.m., 'The Moon Riders' 11th & 12th episodes. At 5.15 p.m., 'Thunder-Bolts [sic] of Fate.' Sunday, at 9.15…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-08-15 - 1921-08-15
Summary:

Monday, the 15th inst., 'Woman and the Law' a super Fox feature in 7 parts. Popular prices. Phone 1337.

9
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-09-02 - 1921-09-05
Summary:

Friday, 2nd to Monday, 5th September, at 9.15 p.m., Zane Grey's 'Desert Gold' in 7 parts, starring E. K. Lincon [sic]. Matinee programmes: 5.15 p.m. on Friday, 2nd, 'Dempsey Carpentier,' Saturday, 3rd, 'Woman & the Law'; 7.15 p.m. from Friday, 2nd to Monday…

10
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-10-25 - 1921-10-27
Summary:

Tonight 9.15 p.m., Jesse L. Lasky presents Wallace Reid in 'The Source' in 5 parts. Matinee 5.15 p.m., George Walsh in 'Melting Millions.' 2.30 & 7.15 p.m., Eddie Polo in 'The King of the Circus,' 1, 2 & 3 epis. Popular prices. Booking at Messrs. Mehta…

11
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-07-30
Summary:

Many pictures have been screened in Hongkong but 'The Woman and the Law' is one of the best we have seen in Hongkong at the World Theatre. It keeps the audience spellbound and the Cora Williams Co. are charming in their acts.

12
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-08-04
Summary:

The management of the World Theatre has been requested by their patrons to screen the wonderful film 'The Woman and the Law.' They will screen this film on Sunday at 9.15 p.m. for the last time.

13
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-08-08
Summary:

At the World Theatre is exhibited one of the most gripping stories ever shown in the Colony. 'The Woman and the Law' is the story of a devoted mother whose husband turns out to be such a rake that she is compelled to seek a divorce from him. In addition, there is an amusing Chaplin…

14
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-08-13
Summary:

In response to numerous requests, the management of the World Theatre announces that the Fox Super Feature 'Woman and the Law,' a melodramatic story of the greatest love in the world, 'mother love,' will be re-screened at considerable expense on Monday next the 15th inst. at…

15
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-10-26
Summary:

The World Theatre's star film 'The Source' is an interesting picture with a plot staged in a lumber camp. Film synopsis included. Other films shown are the Gaumont Graphic and a very funny comedy. At 5.15, the star film is 'Melting Millions,' and first three episodes of…

16
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-11-02
Summary:

La La Lucille,' the star film now showing at the World Theatre, is one long laugh from start to finish. With such names as Eddie Lyons and Lee Moran in the cast, the acting is bound to be good. Film synopsis included. The programme also includes some minor films, with the usual Pathe's…

17
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-11-16
Summary:

The star film at the World Theatre is a five-part drama entitled 'Betrayed.' Film synopsis included. Other films are the Pathe News and a couple of good comedies. At the matinees, two further episodes of 'King of the Circus,' featuring Eddie Polo, are being screened.

18
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-11-30
Summary:

Desperate Trails,' is showing at the World Theatre. It is a good picture in every respect, with Harry Carey and Irene Rich in the principal roles. Film synopsis included. The Screen Magazine is shown, also a good comedy. At the matinees at 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., two further episodes of '…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-12-14
Summary:

In the World Theatre's change of programme, the star film is a picture entitled 'Under Northern Lights.' It is a Universal production, the principal roles being taken by the popular Virginia Faire and Leonard Clapham. Another fine film is a Universal Jewel Comedy, 'Roman…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-07-30
Summary:

Claimed to be one of the finest pictures ever screened in Hongkong.