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: 1925-01-07 - 1925-01-10
Summary:

Today till Saturday, the picture you've been long waiting for 'Merry-Go-Round' in eleven reels featuring Mary Philbin, Norman Kerry and a great cast. The latest Chinese super-production 'The Valiant Brothers' in ten reels produced by Commercial Press Ltd. Also 'Mr.…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-01-12 - 1925-01-13
Summary:

Carmel Myers in 'The Love Pirate' also featuring Kathryn McGuire, Melbourne McDowell, Clyde Fillmore. Don't forget to see France Dhelia in 'Demi-Virgins.' Coming! William Fox presents 'Over the Hill.' January 12 remarks: Today, the best Chinese production…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-01-14 - 1925-01-17
Summary:

France Dhelia in 'Demi-Virgins,' 6 reels, based on the novel by Gaston Roude. Coming! William Fox presents 'Over the Hill.' January 15 remarks: Today only, a super Chinese production, 'Between Love and Wealth.' Also, 'The Masters of China.' January 16…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-01-19 - 1925-01-20
Summary:

Conway Tearle in 'The Referee' and Eugene O'Brien in 'Chivalrous Charley.' Starting Wednesday, Lois Weber presents 'The Blot.' Coming! William Fox presents 'Over the Hill.'

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-01-21 - 1925-01-23
Summary:

Lois Weber, producer of 'Hypocrites,' 'Shoes,' 'To Please One Woman,' 'The Price of a Good Time,' 'Where are My Children?' 'Too Wise Wives,' presents The Blot. Commencing Sunday, William Fox presents 'Over the Hill.' January…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-01-26 - 1925-02-03
Summary:

William Fox presents 'Over the Hill ' in eleven reels. Today and tomorrow, the latest and best Chinese production 'The Test of True Love' produced by the Commercial Press. January 27 remarks: Starting tomorrow, Norma Talmadge in 'The Probation Wife.' January 31…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-01-28 - 1925-01-30
Summary:

Norma Talmadge with Thomas Meighan in 'The Probation Wife.' Added attraction 'No Money to Guide Them' [sic] (2 reels comedy). January 28 remarks: The latest and best Chinese production 'The Test of True Love' (produced by Commercial Press Ltd.) January 29 remarks…

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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!'

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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.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-15 - 1923-10-16
Summary:

For 'Safety First!' When you laugh and roar at Harold Lloyd in 'Safety Last!' in 7 reels, Pathe comedy. Illustration included.