A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-06-13
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-10-07
Summary:

Lon Chaney in a Universal-Jewel super-production that comes to a climax when a reproduction of the earthquake of 1906 shakes San Francisco into kindling for the great fire, will be the offering at the World Theatre beginning tomorrow. It is entitled 'The Shock.' The sweetness is…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-10-22
Summary:

The attraction at the Star Theatre all next week, will be 'Enemies of Women' which is claimed to be the biggest film spectacle ever made. Over 50,000 people were employed at one time or another to portray the many stupendous scenes of Blasco Ibanez's famous story. Many incidents…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-10-23
Summary:

A whole year on Broadway was not enough to take care of the crowds eager to see the sensational Cosmopolitan super photoplay, 'Enemies of Women,' and arrangements had to be made to continue the run at the Cameo Theatre, New York, where it is still playing to capacity houses daily. The…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-10-25
Summary:

12 capacity weeks on Broadway were not enough to take care of the crowds eager to see the sensational super photoplay, 'Enemies of Women,' and arrangements were made to continue the run indefinitely at the Cameo Theatre. The crowds were thrilled and entertained by the many beautiful…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-10-27
Summary:

Crowds visited the Star Theatre yesterday and the following nights should see the place crowded. How the power of symbolism is vitalized through the medium of the motion picture camera is aptly illustrated in this screen version of the Ibanez novel. In the photoplay, Lionel Barrymore is…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-10-31
Summary:

According to Alma Rubens, featured with Lionel Barrymore in Vicente Blasco Ibanez's story, 'Enemies of Women,' showing at the Star Theatre the American woman is far more beautiful of face, form and even feet than the French woman. But the French woman is more beautiful from neck…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-11-03
Summary:

The Face in the Fog,' has not belied its title, and the story of a crook whose change into a peaceful citizen, and back again to his former life when the circumstances demand it, has appealed to the crowds who make the Coronet their favourite weekend engagement. Lionel Barrymore, who plays…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-11-03
Summary:

Concluding a week's successful showing of 'The Enemies of Women,' the management of the Star Theatre has again commenced the week auspiciously and announce programmes that should appeal to all. Yesterday witnessed superb representations on two famous operas by the equally famous…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-11-21
Summary:

Such is the claim made in respect of the picture now being shown at the Star Theatre. 'Enemies of Women' attracted its thousands; 'Little Old New York' should be equally persuasive in its appeal to those who are moved by gorgeous settings and thrills. Marion Davies is the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-12-06
Summary:

The Law Forbids,' Baby Peggy's second Universal production, opened last night at the Queen's Theatre. The notable cast was assembled by Jess Robins, director of the picture, to portray the varied roles in the story, which was written by Bernard McConville. Robert Ellis and Elinor…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-03-19
Summary:

The romantic love story is the play in which Mary Philbin is at her very best.' This statement, by King Baggot, seems borne out in her three biggest successes of the screen; 'Merry-Go-Round,' 'Fool's Highway,' and her last 'The Gaiety Girl,' Universal…

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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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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-04-20
Summary:

Alma Rubens was born in California and makes her feature pictures in New York City. It was there that she appeared in such notable successes as 'Under the Red Robe,' 'Enemies of Woman,' and in 'The Rejected Woman,' her latest starring vehicle in which she will be…

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Headline: Impersonation
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-05-13
Summary:

(To the Editor, S. C. M. Post) Sir, – By all means, go to the Coronet to see John Barrymore in 'Enemies of Women.' This polished actor now demonstrates his remarkable ability by giving an almost photographic imitation of his brother Lionel. It couldn't be possible that it is…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-05-20
Summary:

Lon Chaney, whose work as the fake cripple in 'The Miracle Man' stands out as a bit of remarkable acting, to say nothing of his other impersonations, has added another characterization to his long list in his appearance as 'Quasimodo' and 'Oliver Twist.' 'The…

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Headline: Cinema Prices
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-18
Summary:

(To the Editor, S. C. M. Post) I am moved to this reflection by the statement of 'New Arrival,' who tells of a small English town with five cinemas, and one Super Cinema. The Super Cinema had: 1. Twenty instrumentalists in its cinema orchestra; 2. Big pictures which is screened on the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-19
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-12-07
Summary:

Through a Glass Window,' which was presented at the World Theatre last night, is an excellent show. Little Miss Avoy wins your attention as the plucky little mite. And then there is Raymond Mckee and Fannie Midgely [sic]. All in all, it is a heart interest story which stacks up splendidly…