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: 1922-03-07 - 1922-03-09
Summary:

Today at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m. performances, Mary Pickford in 'Johanna Enlists.' At 2.30 and 7.15 p.m. performances, final episode of 'Diamond Queen' and 1st episode of 'Branded Four' featuring Ben Wilson & Neva Gerber. Usual prices. Booking at the Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-03-14 - 1922-03-16
Summary:

Today at 5 p.m. sharp and 9.15 p.m., Priscilla Dean in 'Reputation.' At 2.30 and 7.15 p.m. performances, Ben Wilson & Neva Gerber in 'Branded Four,' epis. 1, 2 & 3. Usual prices. Booking at the Theatre. March 14 Remarks: On page 2, ad. on 'Reputation' only.…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-03-21 - 1922-03-23
Summary:

Today at 5.15 p.m. and 9.15 p.m., 'Colorado,' a Universal special attraction starring Frank Mayo. At 2.30 and 7.15 p.m. performances, Ben Wilson and Neva Gerber in 'Branded Four,' 4th and 5th epis. Usual prices. Booking at the Theatre. March 21-22 Remarks: On page 4, ads. on…

4
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-03-28 - 1922-03-30
Summary:

Today at 5.15 p.m. and 9.15 p.m., 'The Cast-Off,' a six-part picture made by Thomas H. Ince and features Bessie Barriscale. At 2.30 and 7.15 p.m. performances, Ben Wilson & Neva Gerber in 'Branded Four,' 6th and 7th epis. Usual prices. Booking at the Theatre.

5
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-04-04 - 1922-04-06
Summary:

Today at 5.15 p.m. and 9.15 p.m., Dorothy Gish in 'The Hope Chest.' At 2.30 and 7.15 p.m. performances, Ben Wilson & Neva Gerber in 'Branded Four,' episodes 8 and 9. Usual prices. Booking at the Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-04-11 - 1922-04-13
Summary:

Today at 5.15 p.m. and 9.15 p.m., Thomas H. Ince presents Enid Bennett in 'Partners Three.' At 2.30 and 7.15 p.m. performances, Ben Wilson & Neva Gerber in 'Branded Four,' episodes 10 and 11. Usual prices. Booking at the Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-04-17 - 1922-04-19
Summary:

Today at 5.15 p.m. and 9.15 p.m., 'For a Woman's Honor,' starring H. B. Warner. At 2.30 and 7.15 p.m. performances, Ben Wilson & Neva Gerber in 'Branded Four,' episodes 12 and 13. Usual prices. Booking at the Theatre. April 17 Remarks: On page 4, another ad. on…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-04-20 - 1922-04-20
Summary:

Today at 5.15 p.m. and 9.15 p.m., last performances of May McAvoy and Bruce Gorden in 'The House of the Tolling Bell.' At 2.30 and 7.15 p.m. performances, 'Branded Four' epis. 12 and 13. Usual prices. Booking at the Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-04-25 - 1922-04-27
Summary:

Today at 5.15 p.m. and 9.15 p.m., William Fox presents June Carprice in 'Blue-Eyed Mary.' At 2.30 and 7.15 p.m. performances, final episodes of 'Branded Four.' Usual prices. Booking at the Theatre.

10
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-12-03 - 1923-12-14
Summary:

Teaser ads for the film 'The Flame of Life.' December 3 Remarks: The ads didn't mention the theatre's name, surmised from other ads. December 12 Remarks: It is from Frances Hodgson Burnett's novel, and directed by Hobart Henley who made 'The Flirt.' Film…

11
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-12-12 - 1923-12-15
Summary:

Wed. 12th to Sat. 15th December, Priscilla Dean in 'The Flame of Life,' Universal-Jewl in 7 reels. Admission, 9.15 p.m., $1.3 & 70 cents; 5.15 p.m., 80 & 60 cents. Booking at the Theatre.

12
Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-01-05 - 1925-01-06
Summary:

Today and tomorrow only, the latest French super production 'The Parisian Rag-Picker' in seven reels, featuring Nicolai [sic] Koline and Helen Darney. Starting Wednesday, the best super Jewel production 'Merry-Go-Round.' January 5 remarks: Today till Thursday, a marvellous…

13
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-01-06 - 1925-01-09
Summary:

Acclaimed by press and public in New York. Film review included. Carl Laemmle presents 'Merry Go Round' commencing Wednesday. January 7-9 remark: Mary Philbin and Norman Kerry in 'Merry-Go-Round.'

14
Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-01-07 - 1925-01-10
Summary:

Today till Saturday, the picture you've been long waiting for 'Merry-Go-Round' in eleven reels featuring Mary Philbin, Norman Kerry and a great cast. The latest Chinese super-production 'The Valiant Brothers' in ten reels produced by Commercial Press Ltd. Also 'Mr.…

15
Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-03-16 - 1925-03-24
Summary:

By special request, 'Koenigsmark.' Today only, I. Mozukin and N. Lessienko in 'The Morphine's Prey.' March 16 remarks: Coming! Merry-Go-Round. Mary Philbin in 'The Gaiety Girl.' March 17 remarks: 'Koenigsmark' based on a story of Pierre Benoit. Jack…

16
Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-03-19 - 1925-03-23
Summary:

In Carl Laemmle's Universal Jewel, 'The Gaiety Girl' starring Mary Philbin, supported by Freeman Wood, William Haines, Joseph J. Dowling, DeWitt Jennings, James O. Barrows and Grace Darmond, a King Baggot production. See also Jack Dempsey in 'Fight and Win.' March 20…

17
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-11-21
Summary:

World Theatre is screening an all-star Universal picture, entitled 'The Midnight Guest,' featuring Mahlon Hamilton, Clyde Fillmore and Grace Darmond. George Archainbaud directed the film. The story was written by Rupert Julian, the director of 'Merry-Go-Round.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-12-12
Summary:

Today, World Theatre will be screening the Universal-Jewel production entitled 'The Flame of Life.' The film was directed by Hobart Henley. The ranch at Universal City together with leased acreage in the San Fernando Valley was tunnelled and bored for shafts and underground passages…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-12-13
Summary:

Last night, World Theatre screened a Hobart Henley Universal-Jewel production entitled 'The Flame of Life' featuring Priscilla Dean who presented a portrayal great in its very simplicity. The story is not a conventional one. It is quite human and complete.

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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.'