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: 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…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-01-07 - 1925-01-10
Summary:

Today till Saturday, the picture you've been long waiting for 'Merry-Go-Round' in eleven reels featuring Mary Philbin, Norman Kerry and a great cast. The latest Chinese super-production 'The Valiant Brothers' in ten reels produced by Commercial Press Ltd. Also 'Mr.…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-01-12 - 1925-01-13
Summary:

Carmel Myers in 'The Love Pirate' also featuring Kathryn McGuire, Melbourne McDowell, Clyde Fillmore. Don't forget to see France Dhelia in 'Demi-Virgins.' Coming! William Fox presents 'Over the Hill.' January 12 remarks: Today, the best Chinese production…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-01-14 - 1925-01-17
Summary:

France Dhelia in 'Demi-Virgins,' 6 reels, based on the novel by Gaston Roude. Coming! William Fox presents 'Over the Hill.' January 15 remarks: Today only, a super Chinese production, 'Between Love and Wealth.' Also, 'The Masters of China.' January 16…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-01-19 - 1925-01-20
Summary:

Conway Tearle in 'The Referee' and Eugene O'Brien in 'Chivalrous Charley.' Starting Wednesday, Lois Weber presents 'The Blot.' Coming! William Fox presents 'Over the Hill.'

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-01-21 - 1925-01-23
Summary:

Lois Weber, producer of 'Hypocrites,' 'Shoes,' 'To Please One Woman,' 'The Price of a Good Time,' 'Where are My Children?' 'Too Wise Wives,' presents The Blot. Commencing Sunday, William Fox presents 'Over the Hill.' January…

10
Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-01-26 - 1925-02-03
Summary:

William Fox presents 'Over the Hill ' in eleven reels. Today and tomorrow, the latest and best Chinese production 'The Test of True Love' produced by the Commercial Press. January 27 remarks: Starting tomorrow, Norma Talmadge in 'The Probation Wife.' January 31…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-01-28 - 1925-01-30
Summary:

Norma Talmadge with Thomas Meighan in 'The Probation Wife.' Added attraction 'No Money to Guide Them' [sic] (2 reels comedy). January 28 remarks: The latest and best Chinese production 'The Test of True Love' (produced by Commercial Press Ltd.) January 29 remarks…

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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…

13
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…

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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.

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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…

17
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-12-23 - 1924-12-23
Summary:

Motion picture triumphs have been reached by such magnificent productions as 'The Birth of a Nation,' 'Over the Hill,' 'Humoresque,' 'The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse.' A still greater motion picture accomplishment has now been achieved by Chester…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-01-12 - 1925-01-12
Summary:

Today and tomorrow only at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Carmel Myers in 'The Love Pirate.' Special music. Usual prices. Starting Wednesday next, France Dhelia in 'Demi-Virgins.' Coming, William Fox presents 'Over the Hill.' Watch for its opening date. Today only at 2.30 and…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-01-14 - 1925-01-15
Summary:

Today till Saturday at 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., Europe's most famous screen star, France Dhelia in 'The Demi-Virgins,' in 8 reels. Special music. Usual price. Coming, William Fox presents 'Over the Hill.' Today and tomorrow only at 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., the best Chinese…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-01-14 - 1925-01-15
Summary:

Showing today at 5.15 and 9.15, France Dhelia in 'Demi-Virgins' in 8 reels, the love drama magnificent, based on the world-famous novel, by Gaston Roudes. Special music. Usual prices. Coming, William Fox presents 'Over the Hill.' Watch for its opening date. Picture included…