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: 1923-10-01
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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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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Headline: Cinema Notes
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-05-22
Summary:

The Virginian' is to be screened at the Queen's Theatre. 'Something to Think About,' directed by Cecil B. DeMille, starred by Elliott Dexter, will be screened at the Star. Film plot included. 'Kindred of the Dust' opened at Coronet Theatre today. The film starred…

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Headline: Cinema Notes
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-05-23
Summary:

The Virginians' is to be screened at the Queen's Theatre. Film plot included. 'Something To Think About,' directed by Cecil B. de Mille, was put on at the Star Theatre last night. Gloria Swanson gives a clever performance. 'Kindred of the Dust,' showing at the…

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Headline: Cinema Notes
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-05-24
Summary:

The Virginian' [sic], the Preferred Picture production, will be on at the Queen's Theatre till Monday. 'Something to Think About,' starred by Gloria Swanson, will be on for the last time at the Star tonight. 'Kindred of the Dust' will be screened at the Coronet for…

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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: 1924-07-30
Summary:

Miriam Cooper who scored such a marked success in 'The Birth of a Nation,' 'Intolerance' and other big pictures, is the leading woman in 'Kindred of the Dust,' a First National picture showing at the Star Theatre. Raoul A. Walsh is the director and also starring…

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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: 1924-12-29
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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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.'

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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.'

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Headline: The Star
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-01-23 - 1925-01-23
Summary:

Friday and Saturday at 5.30 and 9.15, 'Merry-Go-Round,' a most unusual picture at usual prices.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-09-28 - 1923-09-29
Summary:

The Coronet: Tonight, Douglas Fairbanks in 'Robin Hood.' Prices: 2.15 p.m., $1.20 and 60 cents; 5.15 and 9.15, $2.00 and $1.00. The Star: 5.30 and 9.15, Harold Lloyd in 'Amongst Those Present' [sic].

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-09-22 - 1923-09-22
Summary:

Today is souvenir day at the Coronet, be sure and get the beautiful souvenir programme. The Coronet: Commencing today, Douglas Fairbanks in 'Robin Hood.' Prices: 2.15 p.m., $1.20 and 60 cents; 5.15 and 9.15, $2.00 and $1.00. The Star: Today and tomorrow, 'Don Quickshot of the Rio…