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: 1922-09-06
Summary:

Last evening, Star Theatre screened 'I'll Get Him Yet' featuring Dorothy Gish. The programme also included a Mack Sennett comedy and continues until Friday when it will be replaced by 'Why Change Your Wife?'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-09-08
Summary:

For the next four nights, Star Theatre is going to screen the Cecil de Mille [sic] photoplay 'Why Change Your Wife?' presented by Paramount pictures. The photoplay features Bebe Daniels, Tom Meighan and Gloria Swanson and catches special attention for the costumes and dresses used. The…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-09-11
Summary:

Star Theatre screened 'Why Change Your Wife?' for three nights with packed houses. This demonstrates conclusively that with the right kind of picture at normal prices, the cinema can do good business in Kowloon. The last screening of the mentioned movie will be today at the 5:30 and 9:…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-11-03
Summary:

Star Theatre is screening today at both shows Cecil de Mille's [sic] production 'Why Change Your Wife?' Tomorrow, 'Scarlet Days' will be screened which promises to introduce a number of well-known stars to the audience.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-02-18
Summary:

Star Theatre will be screening a film described as second 'Miracle Man' entitled 'The Faith Healer' featuring Milton Sills who is quite famous among professional cinema people. Griffith's 'One Exciting Night' is scheduled to follow tomorrow.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-03-19
Summary:

Star Theatre will be screening a Paramount attraction entitled 'Ladies Must Live' this evening. This was the last picture made by the late Mr. George Loane Tucker who is famous for being the maker of 'The Miracle Man.'

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1912-10-21
Summary:

Mr. Bob Stevenson is offering a splendid programme at the Bijou this week. The sketch 'A Gossip by the Wayside' is the most amusing dialogue between Mr. Stephenson and Miss Ada Rowley. 'The Fisherman's Son' is a magnificent picture story; 'Love and a Motor,' an…

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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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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: 1925-03-19
Summary:

Ladies Must Live' is an intriguing title for a moving picture and it can safely be said that the curiosity excited in this respect will not be disappointed when 'Ladies Must Live' comes to the Star Theatre this evening. 'Ladies Must Live' is the last picture made by the…

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Headline: Star' Topics
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-09-01
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-09-02
Summary:

The Society Exile,' presenting the first-rate Paramount star Elsie Ferguson, is the current attraction at the Star Theatre. Besides, a whole week of amusement is promised for next week. There will be Dorothy Gish in 'I'll Get Him Yet,' and Gloria Swanson, along with Bebe…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-09-08
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-09-09
Summary:

Why Change Your Wife?,' produced by Cecil de Mille, in which Bebe Daniels, Tom Meighan and Gloria Swanson take the principal roles, was screened at the Star Theatre last evening. Film synopsis included.

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Headline: Star' Topics
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-09-15
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-11-03
Summary:

Why change your Wife?,' a Cecil de Mille's production, will be shown for the last time at the Star Theatre.