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: 1925-02-02
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: 1923-05-12
Summary:

Max Linder's comedy 'The Three Must-Get-Theres,' which was shown in Coronet before, is now coming to Star Theatre. It is an amusing burlesque of Douglas Fairbanks' film version of 'The Three Musketeers.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-10-01
Summary:

Patrons of the Star will have the opportunity of seeing Douglas Fairbanks in his lighter vein, 'When the Clouds Roll By.' The film is considered as a relief to big production 'Robin Hood.'

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Headline: The Star
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-11-01
Summary:

Don. G Merie, the magician, will perform at the Star tonight. While the film programme presents Max Linder in 'The Three Must Get There's' [sic].

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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: 1924-08-02
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-08-06
Summary:

Douglas Fairbank's great masterpiece 'Robin Hood' will be shown in the Star Theatre this evening for the last time.

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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: 1924-12-29
Summary:

Wallace Beery as Richard in 'Richard The Lion-Hearted,' which is the sequel of Douglas Fairbanks' 'Robin Hood.' Film plot included.

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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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Headline: The Star
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-08-02 - 1924-08-04
Summary:

Saturday at 5.30 and 9.15, the Wanderwells' 'Around the World in a Ford.' Sunday at 6 and 9.15, 'Bavu.' Coming soon, Douglas Fairbanks in 'Robin Hood.' August 4 Remarks: Another ad. on 'Bavu' only.

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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: The Star
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-12-29 - 1924-12-30
Summary:

Two days only, Monday and Tuesday at 5.30 p.m., 'Richard the Lion-Hearted,' companion picture to 'Robin Hood.' An unusual picture at usual prices. December 30 Remarks: Starting tomorrow, The Vampire in 'A Fool There Was.'