A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-01-31
Summary:

Pat O' Malley, is pitted against eight men, in one of the sensational screen struggles of the year, ranks with the fight of the blacksmith in 'Birth of a Nation,' and the famous Tom Santschi battle in 'The Spoilers.' It occurs as an amazing climax of 'Fools'…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-02-02
Summary:

At the Star Theatre yesterday another success was scored by the Majurel troupe of French artistes from the Folies Bergeres. Performers included Mddle Demay, Sergine and Ludo, Dugard. Booth Tarkington's dynamic society drama 'The Turmoil' will appear at 6 p.m. Tarkington's…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-02-05
Summary:

Hongkong folk who have read Frances Hodgson Burnett's story Ediths's Burglar, will be delighted to know that the film version, entitled 'The Family Secret' is to be screened at the Star Theatre. Those who saw 'Merry-Go-Round' at the Coronet or the Star, will be glad…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-05-05
Summary:

Readers of Vicente Blasco Ibanez's novel 'The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse' which is being shown on Monday at the Star Theatre. The film is starred by Rudolph Valentino. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-02-18
Summary:

A film described as a second 'Miracle Man' is 'The Faith Healer,' with Milton Sills, which is on today only at the Star. Tomorrow Griffith's 'One Exciting Night' will be shown.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-04-26
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-05-03
Summary:

Miss Mura Shipoff and her brother Koka Shipoff will make their final appearance and the excellent movie play 'The Conquering Power' will be screened for the last time at Star Theatre. The movie was made by the same producer as the one who made the famous 'Four Horsemen of the…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-05-06
Summary:

In the Queen's Theatre, from tonight to Thursday, featuring Gaston Glass, Ruth Clifford, Stuart Holmes, Miriam Cooper and Ethel Shannon in the 'Daughters of the Rich,' a story of American dollars, based on the novel by Edgar Saltus. Smoke Turner who made a hit in 'The Four…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-06-27
Summary:

Mothers-in-Law' will be screened at the Queen's Theatre from today till Monday. The film starred Gaston Glass, Ruth Clifford, Josef Swickard who will be remembered for 'The Four Horsemen,' and also with Marie Curtis and Edith Yorke. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-07-12
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-07-16
Summary:

White Tiger,' a Universal picture, commences a brief run at the Queen's Theatre, starring Priscilla Dean. She was supported by Wallace Beery, of 'The Four Horsemen,' 'Robin Hood' and 'The Flame of Life'; Raymond Griffith and Matt Moore.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-07-17
Summary:

White Tiger,' is the current attraction of Queen's Theatre. The film starred Priscilla Dean, Wallace Beery, Raymond Griffith and Matt Moore. Beery was remembered for his acting in 'Robin Hood' and 'The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse.' Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-08-25
Summary:

Betty Compson, whose meteoric rise in the cinema world as the result of her remarkable portrayal in 'The Miracle Man,' will be seen in 'Prisoners of Love,' the attraction at the Queen's Theatre, till Thursday. Others in the cast include Ralph Lewis, Roy Stewart, Clara…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-09-20
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-10-21
Summary:

Manager Hugo, of The Star Theatre informed that the big picture 'Enemies of Women' is showing next week. The story was written by Blasco Ibanez, the author of 'The Four Horsemen.' The picture is coming here direct from its most phenomenal run at The Carlton, Shanghai, where…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-10-24
Summary:

Enemies of Women,' written by the writer of 'The Four Horsemen' Ibanez, starring Lionel Barrymore and Paul Panzer, continue to run at the Star. Film review included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-11-01
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-11-01
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-11-03
Summary:

Rigoletto' and 'Il Travatore' by the Italian Grand Opera Co., proved attractive items and charmed all who crowded the theatre. This evening Mary Pickford in 'Tess of the Storm Country' is the offering. Norma Talmadge in 'Ashes of Vengeance' will be screened on…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-12-05
Summary:

The Law Forbids,' by Universal, based on Bernard McConville's story, is showing today at the Queen's Theatre. The cast includes Baby Peggy, whose first picture 'The Darling of New York,' was so widely acclaimed. Her parents in this picture are Elinor Fair, remembered for…