A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-11-15 - 1921-11-17
Summary:

Today at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., William Fox presents Miriam Cooper (famous for her acting in 'Woman & the Law') in 'Betrayed,' Pathe's News and Comedies. Booking at Messrs. Mehta & Co.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-07-29 - 1921-07-30
Summary:

Friday 29th July to Monday 1st August, R. A. Walsh's 'The Woman and the Law' in 7 parts, presented by William Fox. Miss Cora Williams & Co. in an entire change of programme. At 5.15 p.m., 'The Merchant of Venice' in 6 parts. At 2.30 p.m. and 7.15 p.m., the 7th &…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-08-01 - 1921-08-03
Summary:

Edward Warren's [sic] Productions presents 'Thunder-Bolts of Fate' in 5 parts featuring House Peters and Anna Lehr. At 2.30 p.m. and 7.15 p.m., 'The Moon Riders,' 9th & 10th episodes. At 5.15 p.m., 'Woman and the Law' in 6 parts. Telephone No. 1337.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-08-04 - 1921-08-08
Summary:

At 9.15 p.m., William Fox presents Gladys Brockwell in 'To Honor & Obey' and Charlie Chaplin in 'The Adveturer' [sic]. At 2.15 p.m. and 7.15 p.m., 'The Moon Riders' 11th & 12th episodes. At 5.15 p.m., 'Thunder-Bolts [sic] of Fate.' Sunday, at 9.15…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-08-15 - 1921-08-15
Summary:

Monday, the 15th inst., 'Woman and the Law' a super Fox feature in 7 parts. Popular prices. Phone 1337.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-09-02 - 1921-09-05
Summary:

Friday, 2nd to Monday, 5th September, at 9.15 p.m., Zane Grey's 'Desert Gold' in 7 parts, starring E. K. Lincon [sic]. Matinee programmes: 5.15 p.m. on Friday, 2nd, 'Dempsey Carpentier,' Saturday, 3rd, 'Woman & the Law'; 7.15 p.m. from Friday, 2nd to Monday…

7
Headline: Bavu
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-06-21 - 1924-06-28
Summary:

June 21 & 23 Remarks: Teaser ads for the film 'Brass.' The ads didn't mention the theatre's name, surmised from other ads. June 24 Remarks: Coming to the World tomorrow. June 26 Remarks: The superb cast includes Wallace Beery, Estelle Taylor, Forrest Stanley, Sylvia…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-02-18 - 1925-02-19
Summary:

Scaramouche' - ask the next person you meet. February 19 remarks: You haven't forgotten 'The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse.' You'll never forget 'Scaramouche.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-07-30
Summary:

Many pictures have been screened in Hongkong but 'The Woman and the Law' is one of the best we have seen in Hongkong at the World Theatre. It keeps the audience spellbound and the Cora Williams Co. are charming in their acts.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-08-04
Summary:

The management of the World Theatre has been requested by their patrons to screen the wonderful film 'The Woman and the Law.' They will screen this film on Sunday at 9.15 p.m. for the last time.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-08-08
Summary:

At the World Theatre is exhibited one of the most gripping stories ever shown in the Colony. 'The Woman and the Law' is the story of a devoted mother whose husband turns out to be such a rake that she is compelled to seek a divorce from him. In addition, there is an amusing Chaplin…

12
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-08-13
Summary:

In response to numerous requests, the management of the World Theatre announces that the Fox Super Feature 'Woman and the Law,' a melodramatic story of the greatest love in the world, 'mother love,' will be re-screened at considerable expense on Monday next the 15th inst. at…

13
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-12-05
Summary:

World Theatre is screening the Al Lichtman attraction 'The Girl Who Came Back.' The film is directed by Tom Forman. Mr. Forman was bothered by two of his cast members, Zasu Pitts and Kenneth Harlan, whose work with Constance Talmadge and later in 'Thorns and Orange Blossoms.…

14
Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-06-24
Summary:

Bavu,' the Universal-Jewel special production which will be shown at the World Theatre tomorrow. The all-star cast includes Wallace Beery, Estelle Taylor, Josef Swickard, Forrest Stanley, Sylvia Breamer, Martha Mattox, Nickolai de Ruiz, Harry Carter, Jack Rollens. Stuart Paton directed them…

15
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-06-21 - 1924-06-21
Summary:

Bavu,' a great cast of favourites headed by Estelle Taylor, Forrest Stanley, Sylvia Breamer, Wallace Beery of 'Robin Hood,' Josef Swickard of 'The Four Horsemen' and Martha Mattox.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-06-27 - 1924-06-27
Summary:

Bavu,' Universal-Jewel's most exciting mystery thriller ever made, with a great cast of favourites headed by Estelle Taylor, Forrest Stanley, Sylvia Breamer, Wallace Beery of 'Robin Hood,' Josef Swickard of 'The Four Horsemen' and Martha Mattox.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-07-30
Summary:

Claimed to be one of the finest pictures ever screened in Hongkong.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-08-04
Summary:

The management of the World Theatre has been requested by patrons to screen the wonderful film 'Woman and the Law.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-08-12
Summary:

Patrons of the World Theatre will be pleased to learn that the magnificent drama 'The Woman and the Law' will be screened for the last time on Monday.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-08-17
Summary:

Monday night, audiences at the World Theatre witnessed the powerful melodrama 'Woman and the Law.' While the management also announced that they secured the rights of the Dempsey-Carpentier Fight, 'Eyes of Youth,' 'Desert Gold' and other interesting productions.