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: 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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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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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: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-12-23 - 1924-12-23
Summary:

Motion picture triumphs have been reached by such magnificent productions as 'The Birth of a Nation,' 'Over the Hill,' 'Humoresque,' 'The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse.' A still greater motion picture accomplishment has now been achieved by Chester…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-01-12 - 1925-01-12
Summary:

Today and tomorrow only at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Carmel Myers in 'The Love Pirate.' Special music. Usual prices. Starting Wednesday next, France Dhelia in 'Demi-Virgins.' Coming, William Fox presents 'Over the Hill.' Watch for its opening date. Today only at 2.30 and…