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…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-12-03 - 1923-12-14
Summary:

Teaser ads for the film 'The Flame of Life.' December 3 Remarks: The ads didn't mention the theatre's name, surmised from other ads. December 12 Remarks: It is from Frances Hodgson Burnett's novel, and directed by Hobart Henley who made 'The Flirt.' Film…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-12-12 - 1923-12-15
Summary:

Wed. 12th to Sat. 15th December, Priscilla Dean in 'The Flame of Life,' Universal-Jewl in 7 reels. Admission, 9.15 p.m., $1.3 & 70 cents; 5.15 p.m., 80 & 60 cents. Booking at the Theatre.

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-01-05 - 1925-01-06
Summary:

Today and tomorrow only, the latest French super production 'The Parisian Rag-Picker' in seven reels, featuring Nicolai [sic] Koline and Helen Darney. Starting Wednesday, the best super Jewel production 'Merry-Go-Round.' January 5 remarks: Today till Thursday, a marvellous…

10
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-01-06 - 1925-01-09
Summary:

Acclaimed by press and public in New York. Film review included. Carl Laemmle presents 'Merry Go Round' commencing Wednesday. January 7-9 remark: Mary Philbin and Norman Kerry in 'Merry-Go-Round.'

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-01-07 - 1925-01-10
Summary:

Today till Saturday, the picture you've been long waiting for 'Merry-Go-Round' in eleven reels featuring Mary Philbin, Norman Kerry and a great cast. The latest Chinese super-production 'The Valiant Brothers' in ten reels produced by Commercial Press Ltd. Also 'Mr.…

12
Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-03-16 - 1925-03-24
Summary:

By special request, 'Koenigsmark.' Today only, I. Mozukin and N. Lessienko in 'The Morphine's Prey.' March 16 remarks: Coming! Merry-Go-Round. Mary Philbin in 'The Gaiety Girl.' March 17 remarks: 'Koenigsmark' based on a story of Pierre Benoit. Jack…

13
Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-03-19 - 1925-03-23
Summary:

In Carl Laemmle's Universal Jewel, 'The Gaiety Girl' starring Mary Philbin, supported by Freeman Wood, William Haines, Joseph J. Dowling, DeWitt Jennings, James O. Barrows and Grace Darmond, a King Baggot production. See also Jack Dempsey in 'Fight and Win.' March 20…

14
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…

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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…

18
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-11-21
Summary:

World Theatre is screening an all-star Universal picture, entitled 'The Midnight Guest,' featuring Mahlon Hamilton, Clyde Fillmore and Grace Darmond. George Archainbaud directed the film. The story was written by Rupert Julian, the director of 'Merry-Go-Round.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-12-12
Summary:

Today, World Theatre will be screening the Universal-Jewel production entitled 'The Flame of Life.' The film was directed by Hobart Henley. The ranch at Universal City together with leased acreage in the San Fernando Valley was tunnelled and bored for shafts and underground passages…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-12-13
Summary:

Last night, World Theatre screened a Hobart Henley Universal-Jewel production entitled 'The Flame of Life' featuring Priscilla Dean who presented a portrayal great in its very simplicity. The story is not a conventional one. It is quite human and complete.