A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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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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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-11-10 - 1924-11-11
Summary:

Today & tomorrow at 5.15 & 9.15 p.m., Constance Talmadge in 'The Lesson' and The Hongkong Fire Brigade Annual Drill Display (China Sun's latest production) at usual prices. Today till Thursday at 2.30 & 7.15 p.m., Eddie Polo in 'Secret Four' (ep. 1, 2 & 3…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-11-12 - 1924-11-15
Summary:

Today till Saturday at 5.15 & 9.15 p.m., 'The Mailman' starring Ralph Lewis, Johnnie Walker and a brilliant cast. Special music at usual prices. November 12 Remarks: Small ads on 'The Mailman' only on page 4, 5, 11 & 14. November 12-13 Remarks: On page 3, another ad.…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-11-17 - 1924-11-17
Summary:

Last chance to see Hoot Gibson in 'Kindled Courage,' final show today at 5.15 & 9.15 p.m. Commencing tomorrow, Warner Bros. presents 'Broadway After Dark,' with Adolphe Menjou, Anna Q. Eilson [sic], Norma Shearer, Carmel Myers and others. Today till Saturday at 2.30…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-11-18 - 1924-11-22
Summary:

Today till Saturday at 5.15 & 9.15 p.m., Warner Bros. presents 'Broadway After Dark' with Adolphe Menjou, Anna Q. Nilson [sic], Norma Shearer, Carmel Myers and others. November 18 Remarks: Today till Thursday at 2.30 & 7.15 p.m., Emory Johnson's 'The Mailman,'…

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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: 1924-11-11
Summary:

World Theatre is screening the Johnson production 'The Mailman.' The film can be compared with other big productions like 'The Third Alarm,' 'In the Name of the Law' and 'Westbound Limited.'

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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: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-11-08
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-11-11
Summary:

The Mailman' is the remarkable combination which is behind the recent successes Emory Johnson has placed on the screen. He was formerly leading man for Mary Pickford, who has no place in the front ranks of the motion picture creating geniuses, attributes all of his phenomenal progress to…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-11-14
Summary:

Emory Johnson's picture 'The Mailman' is now playing at the World Theatre. The picture starred by Ralph Lewis, Johnnie Walker, Josephine Adair, David Kirby, Taylor Graves, Martha Sleeper and others. Film plot 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!'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-12 - 1923-10-13
Summary:

Harold Lloyd in 'Safty Last!' Illustration included.