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: 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: 1924-09-20
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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: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-01-24 - 1924-01-24
Summary:

There is something particularly appealing about this crook drama. 'The City of Silent Men' featuring Thomas Meighan. And when you have seen it you will acknowledge it to be his best since 'The Miracle Man.'

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Headline: The Star
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-07-29 - 1924-07-29
Summary:

Tuesday and Wednesday, 'Kindred of the Dust' by Peter B. Kyne. Illustration included.

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Headline: The Star
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-07-30 - 1924-07-30
Summary:

Last time today at 5.30 and 9.15, 'Kindred of the Dust.' Starting Thursday, the Wanderwells and their wonder film. Illustration included.

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Headline: The Star
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-01-23 - 1925-01-24
Summary:

Friday and Saturday at 5.30 and 9.15, the super picture of the year, 'Merry-Go-Round,' a most unusual picture at usual prices. Illustration included.

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Headline: The Star
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-01-22 - 1925-01-22
Summary:

Last time today at 5.30 and 9.15, Jack Hoxie in 'Fighting Fury.' Starting tomorrow, 'Merry-Go-Round.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-02-24 - 1925-02-24
Summary:

A letter and a telephone message hear witness to the excellent entertainment value of 'K – The Unknown' at the Star! The letter: Dear Mr. Ray, I feel that I must write to you to let you know how thoroughly we enjoyed 'K – The Unknown' at the Star Theatre yesterday evening! I…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-05-24
Summary:

Some people have expressed a mild dislike to pictures of America's Wild West. This, however, should be no reason for staying away from the screening of 'The Virginian,' which is running at the Queen's Theatre till Monday. Rolling pastures served only as the background, with…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-07-29
Summary:

Miriam Cooper is the star in 'Kindred of the Dust,' the feature attraction at the Star Theatre today and tomorrow. The remarkable film 'Around the World in a Ford' will be shown in the Star Theatre for a three days' run. When Captain Wanderwell and his sister, Miss Aloha…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-07-30
Summary:

Sweeping forward with fine dramatic action, 'Kindred of the Dust,' the feature film showing at the Star Theatre this evening, is a picture that holds the interest to the very end. Credit for this is due to two people, the first being the author of the story, Peter B. Kyne, and the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-01-13
Summary:

Between Christmas and the Chinese New Year, it is appropriate that the Coronet should screen two pictures featuring the Carnival spirit – the 'Merry-Go-Round' and 'Rosita.' It was quite apparent from its reception on Sunday that it would attract more than the average cinema…