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: 1922-01-05 - 1922-01-09
Summary:

January 6 at 5.15 & 9.15 p.m., 'A Beggar in Purple,' an Edgar-Lewis production from the novel by Andrew Soutar, distributed by Pathe, and Century Comedies, 'Wood Simps.' 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., 'The Diamond Queen,' 1st, 2nd & 3rd epis. Booking at the Theatre.…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-01-13 - 1922-01-14
Summary:

Friday, 13th to Sunday, 15th, Doris Kenyon in 'The Bandbox,' 6 parts. 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., Eileen Sedgwick in 'The Diamond Queen' 4 and 5 epis. Booking at the Theatre.

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-01-14 - 1922-01-16
Summary:

Miss Gladys Cooper in 'My Lady's Dress' will be screened for one night only on Monday, 16th at 9.15 p.m. Usual prices. Booking at the Theatre. January 16 Remarks: At 5.15 p.m., Doris Kenyon in 'The Bandbox.' At 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., Eileen Sedgwick in 'The Diamond…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-01-31 - 1922-02-02
Summary:

At 5.15 p.m. and 9.15 p.m. performances, Francis Ford in 'The Craving.' At 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., Eileen Sedgwick in 'The Diamond Queen,' 8 and 9 epis. Booking at the Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-02-07 - 1922-02-09
Summary:

Today at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m. performances, Ethel Clayton with Elliott Dexter and Theodore Robert [sic] in 'The Girl Who Came Back.' At 2.30 and 7.15 p.m. performances, 10 and 11 epis. Of 'Diamond Queen' featuring Eileen Sedgwick. Booking at the Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-02-14 - 1922-02-17
Summary:

Tonight at 9.15 p.m. performance, Jewel Carmen in 'The Bride of Fear.' The Great Garcia Troupe with Misses Gladys and Nina in latest songs and dances. At 5.15 p.m., Dorothy Dalton in 'Quick Sand.' At 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., Eileen Sedgwick in 'Diamond Queen,' 12 &…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-02-21 - 1922-02-23
Summary:

At 5.15 p.m. and 9.15 p.m. performances, Mitchell Lewis in 'King Spruce' in 6 parts, from the novel by Holman F. Day. At 2.30 and 7.15 p.m. performances, Eileen Sedgwick in 'Diamond Queen,' 14 & 15 epis. Usual prices. Booking at the Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-02-28 - 1922-03-02
Summary:

Today at 5.15 p.m. and 9.15 p.m., Olive Thomas in 'The Follies Girl.' At 2.30 and 7.15 p.m. performances, Eileen Sedgwick in 'Diamond Queen,' 16 & 17 epis. Usual prices. Booking at the Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-03-07 - 1922-03-09
Summary:

Today at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m. performances, Mary Pickford in 'Johanna Enlists.' At 2.30 and 7.15 p.m. performances, final episode of 'Diamond Queen' and 1st episode of 'Branded Four' featuring Ben Wilson & Neva Gerber. Usual prices. Booking at the Theatre.

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Headline: Safety Last!
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-10-05 - 1923-11-10
Summary:

Teaser ads for Harold Lloyd's 'Safety Last!' Different Illustrations included. The ads didn't mention the theatre's name, surmised from other ads. October 23 Remarks: Distributed by Pathe. October 31 Remarks: Coming shortly at the World Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-11-07 - 1923-11-10
Summary:

Wed. 7th to Sat. 10th November at 5.15 p.m. & 9.15 p.m., Harold Lloyd in 'Safety Last.' Admission $2 & $1.5. Photo included.

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Headline: Laughter First!
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-03-31 - 1924-04-05
Summary:

Beginning Wednesday, 2nd April, Harold Lloyd in 'Safety Last' at the World Theatre. April 4 Remarks: Photo included. April 5 Remarks: Beginning Sunday, 6th inst. Pola Negri in 'Mad Love.'

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-04-02 - 1924-04-05
Summary:

Wed. - Sat., 2nd - 5th April, Harold Lloyd in 'Safety Last,' and Inkwell Comedy 'Trapped.' Admission, 9.15 p.m., $1.5 & $1, 5.15 p.m., $1 & 70 cts.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-11-07
Summary:

Professionals in numerous fields, risk their lives in order to carry out their duty. For them 'Safety Last' is the motto. Life insurance companies hesitate to offer them policies. Such was the case of Harold Lloyd who was trying to climb a twelve storied building for his new Pathe…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-10-03
Summary:

Cinema-goers last night missed a local reproduction of Harold Lloyd doing his 'Safety Last' stunt. While the soiree audience at the World Theatre was leaving for home a Chinese youth started the fun by dangling a leg from a suspended position near the roof of a building.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-11-03
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-11-07
Summary:

Harold Lloyd performs his own stunts in Pathe comedy 'Safety Last,' which comes to the World Theatre. He is the rollicking youth of 'A Sailor Made Man.' He is supported by Mildred Davis. Production details included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-03 - 1923-10-13
Summary:

H_ L_, 'Safety Last!' Illustration included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-08 - 1923-10-11
Summary:

Safety Last!'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-12 - 1923-10-20
Summary:

Harold Lloyd in 'Safty Last!'