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: 1925-02-09 - 1925-02-14
Summary:

Coming! 'Why Get Married?' February 12 and 14 remarks: The most beautiful girl in all France, Andree Lafayette in 'Why Get Married?' Starting Tuesday, the summit of motion picture achievement 'Koenigsmark.'

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-02-09 - 1925-02-10
Summary:

Today and tomorrow only, Constance Talmadge in 'The Sauce for the Goose' a drama of love, suspense and comedy. Starting Wednesday, the most beautiful girl in all France, Andree Lafayette in 'Why Get Married?' February 9-10 remarks: Coming! 'Koenigsmark.'

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-02-11 - 1925-02-14
Summary:

Today till Saturday, the most beautiful girl in all France, Andree Lafayette in 'Why Get Married?' Coming, the summit of motion picture achievement 'Koenigsmark.' February 11 remarks: Today till Friday, 'Mr. Nobody' episodes 19 and 20. Added attraction, magical…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-02-16 - 1925-02-23
Summary:

The greatest picture of the season 'Koenigsmark' (in 12 reels). See Pierre Benoit's famous novel on the screen. February 17 remarks: Hongkong China Sun's first super production 'Love is Dangerous.' February 20-23 remarks: Starting Sunday, Claire Windsor in Lois…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-02-16 - 1925-02-16
Summary:

Last chance to see Russell Simpson, Gertrude Olmstead and Barbara Tenant [sic] in 'Shadows of Conscience' (in seven reels). Starting tomorrow, the wonderful picturization of Pierre Benoit's novel 'Koenigsmark' (in 12 reels).

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-03-03 - 1925-03-07
Summary:

Today! Charles Dickens famous novel becomes the perfect movie 'Our Mutual Friend.' Better than 'A Tale of Two Cities.' By special request, 'Koenigsmark.' March 5 and 6 remarks: The latest and best Chinese feature 'How Road Diverged.' Also, Charles Chaplin…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-03-10 - 1925-03-14
Summary:

Starting tomorrow, Monte Blue and Irene Rich in 'Defying Destiny. The star is supported by a cast including Jackie Saunders, Russell Simpson and Tully Marshall. Constance Talmadge in 'The Beauty Shop.' March 11 and 12 remarks: Defying Destiny by Grace Sanderson Michie, A Louis…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-03-16 - 1925-03-24
Summary:

By special request, 'Koenigsmark.' Today only, I. Mozukin and N. Lessienko in 'The Morphine's Prey.' March 16 remarks: Coming! Merry-Go-Round. Mary Philbin in 'The Gaiety Girl.' March 17 remarks: 'Koenigsmark' based on a story of Pierre Benoit. Jack…

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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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Headline: Koenigsmark'
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-02-20
Summary:

The World Theatre has been showing the wonderful picturization of Pierre Benoit's world-famous novel, 'Koenigsmark.'

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Headline: Koenigsmark'
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-03-17
Summary:

World Theatre will be screening a French attraction entitled 'Koenigsmark' for the second time today. The film is based on the story of Pierre Benoit. Film synopsis included.

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Headline: Koenigsmark'
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-02-19
Summary:

The World Theatre has been showing the wonderful picturisation of Pierre Benoit's world famous novel 'Koenigsmark' for the last two days with great success. Film plot included.

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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.