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: 1924-10-06 - 1924-10-07
Summary:

All shows today and tomorrow at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15 p.m., Max Linder in 'The Little Café.' Commencing Wednesday next, Lon Chaney & Virginia Valli in 'The Shock' (Universal-Jewel). October 7 Remarks: Another ad on page 5, illustration included.

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-10-08 - 1924-10-10
Summary:

Today till Saturday at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Lon Chaney and Virginia Valli in 'The Shock.' Directed by Lambert Hillyer with a superb cast. Increased prices. Today and tomorrow at 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., Max Linder in 'The Little Café.' October 8 & 10 Remarks: Small ads on…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-10-10 - 1924-10-14
Summary:

Today and tomorrow only at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Lon Chaney and Virginia Valli in 'The Shock.' Today till Monday at 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., Collette [sic] Brettel in 'The Wolf of Tibet.' Usual prices. October 10-11 Remarks: Another small ads on page 2 & 3. October 11 Remarks…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-10-15 - 1924-10-18
Summary:

Wed. 15th to Sat. 18th Oct. at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Charlie Chaplin in 'Tillie's Punctured Romance.' Also, Kiangsu-Chekiang War News (First Series). Two unusual pictures at ordinary prices. Today & tomorrow at 2.30 & 7.15 p.m., Lon Chaney and Virginia Valli in 'The…

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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: 1924-10-08
Summary:

World Theatre will be showing 'The Shock' featuring Lon Chaney and Virginia Valli, today. The cast also includes Christine Mayo, Walter Long, Jack Mower, Henry Barrows and James Wong. The film is directed by Lambert Hillyer.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-10-09
Summary:

World Theatre is showing the Universal City attraction 'The Shock.' The film displays the San Francisco earthquake scene with utmost realism.

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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: 1924-10-04
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-10-07
Summary:

Lon Chaney, in a Universal Jewel super-production that comes to a climax when a reproduction of the earthquake of 1906 shakes San Franciso into kindling for the great fire, will be the offering at the World Theatre, entitled as 'The Shock.' The film also starred by Virginia Valli, the…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-10-09
Summary:

The Shock' is showing at the World Theatre. The picture is starred by Lon Chaney and Virginia Valli. Production details mentioned.

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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!'