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: 1925-05-07
Summary:

It is hardly necessary to remind anyone that the Becky referred to is the principal character in Thackeray's great novel of 'Vanity Fair,' which comes to the World Theatre on Saturday for five days. Mabel Ballin plays Becky. Hugo Ballin directed the film for Goldwyn. 'Becky…

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

Probably the most widely read novel ever written in English is William Makepeace Thackeray's 'Vanity Fair.' Many plays have been made from 'Vanity Fair,' notably, in America, Langdon Mitchell's adaptation under the title of 'Becky Sharp,' which served Mrs…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-05-11
Summary:

Mable Ballin's followers were justified in asking her husband, Hugo Ballin, the painter and motion picture director and producer, to present her in a new picturization of Thackeray's 'Vanity Fair.' The first screening of that picture, distributed by Goldwyn, took place at the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-06-13
Summary:

When Gilbert E. Gable, president of Achievement Films, Inc., and George D. Baker, the director, began casting for the players to interpret the characters of 'Slave of Desire,' a picturization of Honore de Balzac's famous novel, 'Le Peau de Chagrin' (usually known in…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-05-31
Summary:

Treat 'em Rough,' a William Fox photoplay featuring Tom Mix, was screened at the World Theatre yesterday.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-06-02
Summary:

Today is the last day to see Tom Mix in 'Treat 'em Rough' at the World Theatre. It is believed that Tom Mix was excellent in 'Fame and Fortune,' and he is far better in 'Treat 'em Rough.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-06-22
Summary:

Another Wm. Fox picture is now screening at the World Theatre, in which Gladys Brockwell takes the leading role. It is stated that some of the recent events shown in Pathe News are interesting, as well as 'Sticky Fingers,' a comedy in two parts.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-10-17
Summary:

Scarlet Pimpernel,' from Baroness Orczy's novel, was shown on the screen at the World Theatre. Dustin Farnum and Winifred Kingston take the main roles in the film. Film synopsis included. Pathe News and two good comedies are also in the programme.