A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Headline: The Flirt'
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-08-27 - 1923-09-15
Summary:

The Flirt' is coming! August 27, 29-30 Remarks: Teaser ads for the film 'The Flirt.' The ads didn't mention the theatre's name, surmised from other ads. August 30 Remarks: Booth Tarkinton's masterpiece, starring Eileen Percy, Helen Jerome Eddy, Edward Hearn, Lydia…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-09-12 - 1923-09-15
Summary:

Wed. 12th to Sat. at 5.15 & 9.15 p.m., Booth Tarkington's masterpiece, produced by Universal-Jewel, 'The Flirt,' featuring Eileen Percy, Helen Jerome Eddy, George Nicholas [sic], Edware Hearne [sic] and Buddy Messenger [sic]. Price details included. 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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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-12-03 - 1923-12-14
Summary:

Teaser ads for the film 'The Flame of Life.' December 3 Remarks: The ads didn't mention the theatre's name, surmised from other ads. December 12 Remarks: It is from Frances Hodgson Burnett's novel, and directed by Hobart Henley who made 'The Flirt.' Film…

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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: 1923-09-01
Summary:

World Theatre is will be screening a Hobart Henley directed film, entitled 'The Flirt,' featuring Eileen Percy, Helen Jerome Eddy and George Nichols who is famous for his performance in 'Human Hearts.' The film gives a detailed view of the American lifestyle with a little…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-09-11
Summary:

World Theatre is going to screen a Universal-Jewel production entitled 'The Flirt.' The film exhibits the American lifestyle as written by Booth Tarkington in his book. The cast includes Eileen Percy, Helen Jerome Eddy, George Nichols, Lloyd Whitlock, Edward Hearn, Bert Roach and…

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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: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-09-01
Summary:

World Theatre will be screening a Universal super-Jewel production 'A Lady of Quality' starring Hobart Henley, from next Wednesday. Hobart Henley is famous for his directing films like 'The Flame of Life' and 'The Flirt.'

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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: 1923-09-01
Summary:

The Scarlet Car' featuring Hert [sic] Rawlinson in this Universal photoplay, will appear on the screen of World Theatre from tomorrow to Tuesday night. The next show will be 'The Flirt.' Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-09-01
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-09-11
Summary:

The Flirt' which comes to the World Theatre tomorrow as a Universal-Jewel animation of Booth Tarkington's novel, has well been described as 'the story of the folks next door.' The film starred Helen Jerome Eddy, Eileen Percy, George Nichols and Lydia Knott.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-09-13
Summary:

The Flirt' will continue at the World Theatre until Saturday night. The Universal-Jewel production is based on Booth Tarkington's story, starring Helen Jerome Eddy, Gov. Nichols and Eileen Percy. Film plot included.

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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: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-08-30
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-09-12 - 1923-09-15
Summary:

Wednesday 12th to Saturday 15th at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Booth Tarkington's masterpiece produced by Universal-Jewel Pictures 'The Flirt,' a distinguished cast including Eileen Percy, Helen Jerome Eddy, George Nichols, Edward Hearne and Buddy Messinger. Prices of admission: 5 p.m., $…