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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Headline: Safety Last!
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-10-05 - 1923-11-10
Summary:

Teaser ads for Harold Lloyd's 'Safety Last!' Different Illustrations included. The ads didn't mention the theatre's name, surmised from other ads. October 23 Remarks: Distributed by Pathe. October 31 Remarks: Coming shortly at the World Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-11-07 - 1923-11-10
Summary:

Wed. 7th to Sat. 10th November at 5.15 p.m. & 9.15 p.m., Harold Lloyd in 'Safety Last.' Admission $2 & $1.5. Photo included.

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Headline: Laughter First!
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-03-31 - 1924-04-05
Summary:

Beginning Wednesday, 2nd April, Harold Lloyd in 'Safety Last' at the World Theatre. April 4 Remarks: Photo included. April 5 Remarks: Beginning Sunday, 6th inst. Pola Negri in 'Mad Love.'

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-04-02 - 1924-04-05
Summary:

Wed. - Sat., 2nd - 5th April, Harold Lloyd in 'Safety Last,' and Inkwell Comedy 'Trapped.' Admission, 9.15 p.m., $1.5 & $1, 5.15 p.m., $1 & 70 cts.

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-10-20 - 1924-10-21
Summary:

Today & tomorrow only at 5.15 & 9.15 p.m., Jack Hoxie in 'Ridgeway of Mantana.' Monday till Thursday at 2.30 & 7.15 p.m., 'Demon Shadow,' ep. 1, 2 & 3 and 'Jack and the Beanstalk' (comedy). Usual prices. Commencing Wednesday next, 'The Man of…

12
Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-10-21 - 1924-10-24
Summary:

The world's greatest dramatists, Ivan Mozukin [sic] & Nathalia Lesienko [sic] in 'The Man of Her Dreams.' Film plot and photo included. Also, 'Leather Pushers' [sic] (Round 22) commencing tomorrow. Increased prices. October 23 Remarks: Today till Saturday at 5.15…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-10-22 - 1924-10-25
Summary:

Today till Saturday at 5.15 & 9.15 p.m., the world's greatest dramatists, Ivan Mozukin [sic] & Nathalia Lesienko [sic] in 'The Man of Her Dreams.' Film plot included. Also, 'Leather Pushers' (Round 22). Increased prices. October 22-23 Remarks: Today &…

14
Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-10-27 - 1924-10-28
Summary:

Today and tomorrow only at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Clara Kimball Young in 'Mid-Channel.' October 27-28 Remarks: On page 4, commencing Wednesday next, Ivan Mozukin [sic] & Nathalia Lesienko [sic] in 'Kean.' Also, Round 23 of 'Leather Pushers.' October 27 Remarks: On…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-10-29 - 1924-11-01
Summary:

Starting today, a magnificent 9-reel drama of super feature, 'Kean' starring Ivan Mozukin [sic] and Nathalla Lesienko [sic]. Also, new round of 'Leather Pushers' (Round 23). Today and tomorrow only at 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., I. Mozukin and N. Lesienko in 'The Man of Her…

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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…

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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…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-11-07
Summary:

Professionals in numerous fields, risk their lives in order to carry out their duty. For them 'Safety Last' is the motto. Life insurance companies hesitate to offer them policies. Such was the case of Harold Lloyd who was trying to climb a twelve storied building for his new Pathe…