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: 1924-10-07
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: 1924-12-06
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: 1925-05-20
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: 1923-12-07
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…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-12-07
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Headline: Flickers
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-06-16
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-06-30
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-08-11
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-09-08
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Headline: Films Out East
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-11-30
Summary:

To the Editor S. C. M. Post – Mr. Ray's reply on the 'Films Out East' article. He has an opposite view. About China as a dumping ground for junk films. He hardly thinks Paramount, Realart, and Fox productions are to be classed in that category. He mentioned that the Coronet showed…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-01-10
Summary:

Occasionally Yours,' a Robertson-Cole super-special starring Lew Cody, will be shown at the World Theatre for a run of four days beginning today. It is adapted to the screen by H. Tipton Steck from a story by Elmer Forst. Besides, Mr. Cody previously appeared in 'The Beloved Cheater…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-01-11
Summary:

The Sin of Martha Queed' comes to the Kowloon Theatre tonight. The part of Marvin Queed, is taken by Joseph Dowling of 'Miracle Man.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-10-08
Summary:

The sporting drama entitled 'A Gentleman Rider' was screened last night at the World Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-02-15
Summary:

Male and Female,' Paramount's film version of James Barrie's 'The Admirable Crichton,' was screened at the Coronet Theatre yesterday evening. Meanwhile, Thomas Meighan, Gloria Swanson, Bebe Daniels, Wesley Barrie [sic], and others, take roles in the play.