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: 1921-12-06 - 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 &…

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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: 1922-01-27 - 1922-01-30
Summary:

Tonight at 9.15 p.m., Dorothy Dalton in 'Quicksand.' Matinee shows: 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., a Pathe serial, George B. Seitz in 'Velvet Fingers' with Marguerite Courtot, 1st, 2nd and 3rd episodes. 5 p.m. sharp, Priscilla Dean in 'Outside the Law,' admission 60 and 40…

5
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-02-03 - 1922-02-06
Summary:

Today at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m. performances, 'A Doll's House,' featuring Elsie Ferguson. At 2.30 and 7.15 p.m. performances, George B. Seitz in 'Velvet Fingers,' 4 and 5 epis. Booking at the Theatre. February 4 & 6 Remarks: Sunday matinee at 6 p.m. sharp, William…

6
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-02-10 - 1922-02-13
Summary:

Today at 5 p.m. sharp and 9.15 p.m., Gaby Delys and Harry Pilcer in 'Gaby.' See the wonderful ballet scenes in natural colours at usual prices. At 2.30 and 7.15 p.m. performances, George B. Seitz in 'Velvet Fingers,' 6 and 7 epis. Booking at the Theatre. February 11 & 13…

7
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-02-18 - 1922-02-20
Summary:

Tonight at 9.15 p.m. performance only, the last show of The Great Garcia Troupe. Also, Gladys Walton in 'The Man Tamer.' At 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., George B. Seitz in 'Velvet Fingers,' 8 & 9 epis. Booking at the Theatre. February 18 Remarks: Sunday matinee, 6 p.m. sharp,…

8
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-02-24 - 1922-02-27
Summary:

Today at 5.15 p.m. and 9.15 p.m., Louise Glaum in 'Sex,' written by C. Gardner Sullivan and directed by Fred Niblo. At 2.30 and 7.15 p.m. performances, George B. Seitz in 'Velvet Fingers,' 10 and 11 epis. Booking at the Theatre. February 25 & 27 Remarks: Sunday's…

9
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-03-03 - 1922-03-03
Summary:

Today at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m. performances, Harry Carey in 'Riders of Vengeance,' in 6 parts. At 2.30 and 7.15 p.m. performances, George B. Seitz in 'Velvet Fingers,' 12th & 13th epis. Usual prices. Booking at the Theatre.

10
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-03-10 - 1922-03-13
Summary:

Today at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m. performances, Edith Roberts in 'The Fire Cat.' At 2.30 and 7.15 p.m. performances, final episodes of 'Velvet Fingers' and 1st episode of 'The White Horseman' featuring Art Acord. Usual prices. Booking at the Theatre. March 11 & 13…

11
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…

12
Headline: Les Miserables'
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-03-19 - 1923-03-22
Summary:

William Fox presents William Farnum in Victor Hugo's 'Les Miserables.' March 19 Remarks: The ad. didn't mention the theatre's name, surmised from other ads. March 20-22 Remarks: World Theatre from Wed. to Sat. Illustration included.

13
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-03-21 - 1923-03-24
Summary:

From Wed. to Sat. at 5.15 & 9.15 p.m., William Farnum in 'Les Miserables,' in 8 parts. At 2.30 & 7.15 p.m., 'White Eagle,' Wed. & Thur., epis. 11 & 12; Fri.-Mon., epis. 13 & 14. Usual prices. Booking at the Theatre.

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-03-24 - 1923-03-24
Summary:

Last chance to see William Farnum in Victor Hugo's 'Les Miserables.' From Sun. 25th, Bebe Daniels in 'One Wild Week.'

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 '…

19
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: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-03-16
Summary:

Next week, World Theatre is going to screen French author Victor Hugo's story's film version entitled 'Les Miserables.' The William Fox production featuring William Farnum promises to be original to the great French writer's story.