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: 1917-12-22
Summary:

Mr. Blake, manager of the Victoria Theatre, states that 'Sunshine and Shadow' and other of the Baby Marie Osborne pictures have been record-breaking attractions at this house. He has arranged to present her latest Pathe feature 'Captain Kiddo' on Christmas day. Phil [sic]…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-10-15
Summary:

A crowded house at the World Theatre greeted 'The Scarlet Pimpernel' last night when it was shown for the first time. Dustin Farnum takes the main role and supported by Winifred Kingston. Film synopsis included. Pathe's News is shown as usual and there are comedies and other films…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-11-02
Summary:

La La Lucille,' the star film now showing at the World Theatre, is one long laugh from start to finish. With such names as Eddie Lyons and Lee Moran in the cast, the acting is bound to be good. Film synopsis included. The programme also includes some minor films, with the usual Pathe's…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-11-16
Summary:

The star film at the World Theatre is a five-part drama entitled 'Betrayed.' Film synopsis included. Other films are the Pathe News and a couple of good comedies. At the matinees, two further episodes of 'King of the Circus,' featuring Eddie Polo, are being screened.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-08-29
Summary:

World Theatre is going to screen a William Fox drama entitled 'Brave and Bold,' tonight. The Pathe world news also contains some very interesting records of recent events.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-11-17
Summary:

The Come Back,' the principal item in the Coronet Theatre programme, is thoroughly deserving of the crowded houses it is drawing nightly. Harold Lockwood and May Allison have done an excellent work in the leading parts. Film plot included. The programme also includes Harold Lloyd's…

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Headline: Coronet Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-12-16
Summary:

The last chance of seeing Anatole France's great work 'Thais' will be given to patrons of the Coronet Theatre tonight. Some magnificent acting is seen by Mary Garden. Film plot included. Pathe's news pictures are very interesting. Local boxers will be interested in the films…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-04-09
Summary:

Here is a picture that should break all records in attendance. It fairly bristles with good features, the chief one being the star, Geraldine Farrar. 'Shadows' is at the Coronet. In addition to it, there is an interesting Pathe News, showing scenes from London, California and Paris,…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-05-01
Summary:

The Crimson Gardenia' is the most perfect film that the Coronet has yet screened. The musical programme that the Coronet orchestra supplies to accompany it is on the same high level. Owen Moore gives a good account of himself. In addition to it, there is a striking Pathe Newsreel and a…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-09-01
Summary:

World Theatre is will be screening a Hobart Henley directed film, entitled 'The Flirt,' featuring Eileen Percy, Helen Jerome Eddy and George Nichols who is famous for his performance in 'Human Hearts.' The film gives a detailed view of the American lifestyle with a little…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-09-11
Summary:

World Theatre is going to screen a Universal-Jewel production entitled 'The Flirt.' The film exhibits the American lifestyle as written by Booth Tarkington in his book. The cast includes Eileen Percy, Helen Jerome Eddy, George Nichols, Lloyd Whitlock, Edward Hearn, Bert Roach and…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-09-01
Summary:

World Theatre will be screening a Universal super-Jewel production 'A Lady of Quality' starring Hobart Henley, from next Wednesday. Hobart Henley is famous for his directing films like 'The Flame of Life' and 'The Flirt.'

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

At the Star Theatre yesterday another success was scored by the Majurel troupe of French artistes from the Folies Bergeres. Performers included Mddle Demay, Sergine and Ludo, Dugard. Booth Tarkington's dynamic society drama 'The Turmoil' will appear at 6 p.m. Tarkington's…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-08-11
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-09-01
Summary:

The Scarlet Car' featuring Hert [sic] Rawlinson in this Universal photoplay, will appear on the screen of World Theatre from tomorrow to Tuesday night. The next show will be 'The Flirt.' Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-09-01
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-09-11
Summary:

The Flirt' which comes to the World Theatre tomorrow as a Universal-Jewel animation of Booth Tarkington's novel, has well been described as 'the story of the folks next door.' The film starred Helen Jerome Eddy, Eileen Percy, George Nichols and Lydia Knott.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-09-13
Summary:

The Flirt' will continue at the World Theatre until Saturday night. The Universal-Jewel production is based on Booth Tarkington's story, starring Helen Jerome Eddy, Gov. Nichols and Eileen Percy. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-11-14
Summary:

Booth Tarkington's wonderful story 'The Flirt' fills the bill at the Grand tonight and tomorrow. Harold Lloyd's 'Get Out and Get Under' also included in the programme.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-01-05