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: 1923-11-17
Summary:

Salome' will be shown at the Star for one day. Other big features being booked to follow including 'The Prisoner of Zenda,' 'Dr. Jack' and 'Dead Game.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-11-19
Summary:

The Prisoner of Zenda' is based on Anthony Hope's novel, which will be screened at the Star tonight. The film is made by Rex Ingram, starring Alice Terry. On Wednesday, the attraction will be Harold Lloyd's 'Dr. Jack.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-11-21
Summary:

Dr. Jack' starred by Harold Lloyd, will be shown at the Star tonight. Plot and production summary 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: 1924-07-12
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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: 1924-11-01
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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…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-01-08
Summary:

The Hill Billy' comes to the Star Today, which is starred by Jack Pickford, his celebrated sister, Mary Pickford, Lucille Ricksen. George Hill, who was associated with the famous director, D. W. Griffith for a long time and with the late George Loane Tucker, who created 'The Miracle…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-11-06 - 1924-11-08
Summary:

The Coronet: November 5th to 10th, Charlie Chaplin in 'The Kid.' Also our own Topical and Prizma colour. The Star: Today to Saturday at 5.30 and 9.15 p.m., Thomas Meighan in 'White and Unmarried.' Also Prizma music film and our own Topical.

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

Next week, Sunday November 2, Opera Co. Rigoletto Trovatore. Monday only, Mary Pickford in 'Tess of the Storm Country.' Tuesday and Wednesday, Norma Talmadge in 'Ashes of Vengeance.' Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Thos. Meighan in 'White and Unmarried.'

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Headline: The Star
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-11-08 - 1924-11-08
Summary:

Today only at 5.30 and 9.15 p.m., Thomas Meighan in 'White and Unmarried.' Sunday at 6 p.m., Lucia. Prices: $3, $2 and $1. 9.15 p.m., Carmen with Scamuzzi. $4, $3 and $2.

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Headline: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-01-29 - 1925-01-31
Summary:

Today special children's matinee at 2.30 p.m., souvenir tickets, no blanks. Each ticket entitled to a prize: gold watches, toys, perfumes, confectionery etc. Today at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Manila Vaudeville Co. and Mary Philbin, the 'Merry-Go-Round' girl in 'Fools Highway,…

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Headline: The Star
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-01-20 - 1925-01-22
Summary:

Today till Thursday at 5.30 and 9.15, Jack Hoxie in 'Fighting Fury.' Coming soon, 'Merry-Go-Round.'