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.

6
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 &…

7
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.

10
Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-04-17 - 1925-04-22
Summary:

Today till Wednesday, 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Distinctive Pictures Corporation presents 'The Rejected Woman,' with Alma Rubens, Conrad Nagel and Wyndham Standing, directed by Albert Parker, from the story by John Lynch. Illustration included. April 20 & 21 Remarks: Starting Thursday,…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-04-23 - 1925-04-27
Summary:

Showing today, 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., a magnificent photodramatization of the famous novel by Kathleen Norris, Carl Laemmle presents 'Butterfly,' starring Laura La Plante, Norman Kerry, Kenneth Harlan, Ruth Clifford and Margaret Livingston. Also Jack Dempsey in 'So This Is Paris,…

12
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-04-21
Summary:

Kathleen Norris's latest novel to be filmed 'Butterfly,' comes to the World Theatre tomorrow. Production details and background included.

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Headline: Butterfly'
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-04-25
14
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-04-22
Summary:

World Theatre will be screening the film version of Kathleen Norris's novel 'Butterfly,' tomorrow. The Universal Jewel attraction is directed by Clarence Brown and features Ruth Clifford, Laura La Plante, Kenneth Harlan and Norman Kerry. Film synopsis included.

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Headline: Butterfly'
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-04-24
Summary:

World Theatre is screening the Universal Jewel production 'Butterfly.' The film is a Clarence Brown adaptation of Kathleen Norris' novel. The film features Ruth Clifford, Laura La Plante and Norman Kerry. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-04-25
Summary:

World Theatre is screening the Universal Jewel production 'Butterfly.' The film is a Clarence Brown adaptation of Kathleen Norris' novel. The film features Ruth Clifford, Laura La Plante and Norman Kerry. The other five major characters are portrayed by Kenneth Harlan, Cesare…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-04-20 - 1925-04-21
Summary:

Today till Wednesday at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., 'The Rejected Woman' with Alma Rubens, Conrad Nagel, Wyndham Standing and a brilliant cast. With special musical setting. Coming, Laura La Plante in 'Butterfly,' Universal super-Jewel with an all-star cast. Also Jack Dempsey in…

18
Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-04-22 - 1925-04-22
Summary:

Starting tomorrow at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Kathleen Norris' world-famous novel, 'Butterfly,' a Universal super Jewel in eight reels, with a brilliant cast headed by Laura La Plante, Norman Kerry, Ruth Clifford, Kenneth Harlan, supported by Roy Barnes, Margaret Livingstone, Freeman…

19
Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-04-22 - 1925-04-22
Summary:

Last chance to see 'The Rejected Woman,' with Conrad Nagel, Alma Rubens, Wyndham Standing and a brilliant cast. Final shows today at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m. Starting tomorrow, Kathleen Norris' world-famous novel, 'Butterfly,' a Universal super Jewel in eight reels, with a…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-04-23 - 1925-04-24
Summary:

Starting today at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., a great Universal super Jewel made out of Kathleen Norris' world-famous novel, 'Butterfly' in 8 reels, with an all-star cast including Laura La Plante, Norman Kerry, Ruth Clifford and Kenneth Harlan. Also Jack Dempsey in 'So This Is Paris…