A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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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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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-06-08 - 1925-06-10
Summary:

Today till Wednesday, 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., William Fox super special production of Zane Grey's famous story, 'The Last Trail' with Maurice Flynn, Eva Novak and Wallace Beery. Also Jack Dempsey in 'Bring Him In,' the sixth of the 'Fight and Win' series. Starting…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-06-10 - 1925-06-13
Summary:

Starting tomorrow, 5.15 and 9.15, Goldwyn presents Honoré de Balzac's famous story, 'Slave of Desire' with George Walsh, Bessie Love and Carmel Myers. June 11 & 12 Remarks: Every Thursday to Saturday, Ruth Roland in 'Ruth of the Range.' Every Sunday to Wednesday,…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-06-15 - 1925-06-18
Summary:

Today till Thursday 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., 'The Temporary Marriage' starring Mildred Davis and Kenneth Harlan. Usual prices. Every Sunday to Wednesday 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., William Fox presents 'Fantonmas.' June 17 & 18 Remarks: Starting tomorrow, 'More to Be Pitied Than…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-06-19 - 1925-06-22
Summary:

Today till Monday, 5.15 and 9.15, C. E. Blaney's great Broadway success, 'More to Be Pitied Than Scorned' starring Alice Lake, J. Frank Glendon, Rosemary Theby and a great cast. Also Jack Dempsey in 'The Title Holder,' the 7th of the 'Fight and Win' series.…

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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: 1925-06-11
Summary:

World Theatre announce that they are to show 'The Slave of Desire' from today. It is a wonderful picturization of Honore de Balzac's immortal story 'Magic Skin.' Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-06-12
Summary:

Slave of Desire' is a screen version of Balzac's world famous novel, 'The Magic Skin.' The picture is being shown at the World Theatre. Film plot 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: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-06-11
Summary:

From today, World Theatre will be screening 'Slave of Desire.' The film is a screen version of Honore de Balzac's story 'Magic Skin.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-06-12
Summary:

Last night, World Theatre screened 'Slave of Desire' featuring Bessie Love, Carmel Myres and George Walsh. The film is a screen version of Honore de Balzac's story 'Magic Skin.' The film stays true to the original story. The supporting cast includes William Orlamond,…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-06-13
Summary:

World Theatre is screening 'Slave of Desire' which was made at Goldwyn studio for distribution by Goldwyn-Cosmopolitan. The film is Charles Whittaker's adaptation of Honore de Balzac's story 'Magic Skin.' Gilbert E. Gable, president of Achievement Films, Inc., and…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-10-08 - 1924-10-10
Summary:

Showing today, Lon Chaney and Virginia Valli in 'The Shock.'

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-10-11 - 1924-10-11
Summary:

Don't miss your last chance, Lon Chaney and Virginia Valli in 'The Shock.' Final show today. Commencing tomorrow, the charming British actress, Collette Brettel in 'The Wolf of Tibet.'