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: 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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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-05-02
Summary:

Capt. J. B. L. Noel, who operated the Film entitled 'The Epic of Everest,' will allow you to gaze upon the strange scene in the Monastery courtyard. It will move on the screen in the Star Theatre. Production details included. Booking at Moutries.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-05-08
Summary:

The 'Epic of Everest' will be shown at the Star Theatre for Kowloon school children. Principals of schools are requested to get in touch with Hongkong Amusements, Ltd.

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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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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-05-02
Summary:

The film record of the 1924 Mount Everest Expedition which will be screened at the Star Theatre is the most wonderful record of endurance. It is a film full of reality; nothing is pre-arranged. The settings cost nothing. It is the story of the battle of strong men against Nature. Mallory and…

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

The Everest film has been praised in glowing superlatives, but those privileged to a private view at the Star Theatre will agree that it deserves all that has been said about it and a great deal more. Thanks to the telephotographic lens, we are able to see the magnificent rescues of the porters…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-05-07
Summary:

Both in point of numbers present in the audience and in their expressions of opinion after the showing last night, the policy of the Star Theatre in putting on the Epic of Everest has been fully vindicated. There are a number of people who maintain that the cinema can never be more than an…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-05-09
Summary:

The Mount Everest picture will be showing at the Star Theatre on Tuesday morning, May 12th, at 10.30 a.m. sharp, for Kowloon School children. Will the principals of schools please get in touch with Hongkong Amusements C. 4308, to say how many of their scholars will attend? This will be the only…

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