A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Headline: Foolish Wives'
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-01-11
Summary:

Star Theatre is going to screen the Universal production which cost over a million dollars. The photodrama was directed by Erich von Stroheim. The expense was equally divided between the cost of the settings and the expense of keeping the vast army of personnel. The picture is considered to be…

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Headline: Foolish Wives'
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-01-15
Summary:

Star Theatre is going to screen 'Foolish Wives' featuring von Stroheim. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-01-17
Summary:

Star Theatre screened Universal's 'Foolish Wives' which managed to attract a huge audience. The million-dollar film stars Erich von Stroheim and takes the leading role and early booking of seats at Moutrie's is advised.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-01-18
Summary:

Tonight, Star Theatre will be hosting a first-class orchestra that is being carried over by the luxury ship Cunard Liner s.s. 'Laconia.' The orchestra will play during the 9 pm performance of the 'Foolish Wives' tonight and during the interval, a violin solo will be rendered…

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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: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-01-15
Summary:

Universal's million dollar production, 'Foolish Wives,' the creation of Erich von Stroheim, will appear at the theatre tonight. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-01-16
Summary:

Foolish Wives,' Universal's costly photodrama, was opened last night at the Star Theatre for seven days' run. Directed by Erich von Stroheim. The film company admits spending $421000 alone for the elaborate sets built in California.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-01-18
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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: 1922-09-08
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-01-11
Summary:

Foolish Wives,' a Universal masterpiece directed by Erich Von Stroheim, will be shown at the Star Theatre on Monday next. It is recognized in moving picture circles as 'the greatest achievement of Carl Laemmle, and it is the first $1,000,000 photoplay.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-01-12
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-01-15
Summary:

Foolish Wives,' directed and written by Erich Von Stroheim, will be presented at the Star Theatre today. It is recognized that Carl Laemmle has expended ever a million dollars on the picture. Others in the cast are: Miss du Pont, Mae Smith, Maude George, Dale Fuller, Rudolph Christians.…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-01-16
Summary:

Foolish Wives,' a Universal costly photodrama spending $1,103,736, was shown at the Star Theatre last night for a week's run. It is noted that Erich von Stroheim is the author, director, and star of the picture. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-01-17
Summary:

Foolish Wives,' a Universal photodrama, is now showing at the Star Theatre. Erich von Stroheim who has by now become familiar to Hongkong audiences through his previous appearance in 'Blind Husbands' and 'The Devil's Pass Key' takes the leading role. Early booking…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-01-18
Summary:

Referring to the spectacular film 'Foolish Wives' that is now being shown at the Star Theatre, Judge Sabath, a famous Judge of Chicago, who has tried hundreds of divorce cases, commented on the film.