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: 1923-04-12
Summary:

Star Theatre is going to screen the film version of 'Cousin Kate' starring Alice Joyce. The feature is a comedy drama in four acts which enjoyed two long and highly successful seasons when first produced by Charles Frohman in New York and later when it was revived several years later…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-09-03
Summary:

Star Theatre will be screening 'A City Sparrow' starring Ethel Clayton, this evening. Miss Clayton is famous for her performances in married life stories like 'The Thirteenth Commandment' and 'Young Mrs. Winthrop.' The film is directed by Sam Wood and the story is…

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

Star Theatre will be screening a Paramount picture 'A Full House,' tomorrow night. The film features Bryant Washburn. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-09-10
Summary:

Today, Star Theatre will be screening 'A Full House' starring Lois Wilson and Bryant Washburn.

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

Coronet Theatre is screening 'Rosita' featuring Mary Pickford. Mary Pickford is supported by George Walsh who is famous for his role in 'Intolerance.' The film will be screened at the Star Theatre in the second half of this week. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-01-14
Summary:

Coronet Theatre will be screening 'Rosita' featuring Mary Pickford, this evening and tomorrow. It will be shown at the Star Theatre on Friday and Saturday. There are no increases in the prices of admission to see this picture.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-01-16
Summary:

After being shown at the Coronet Theatre, the United Artists Corporation 'Rosita' will be screened at the Star Theatre. The film features Mary Pickford and is one of the most artistically beautiful photoplays. To create the scenes of Old Spain, Mary Pickford took advice from Snitz…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-01-15
Summary:

Rosita,' starred by Mary Pickford, has been transferred from Coronet to the Star. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-01-16
Summary:

Rosita,' by United Artists Corporation starring Mary Pickford, showing at Star after being shown at the Coronet. Mary had the advice of Snitz Edwards who took a theatrical company to Spain and thus gained the most valuable first-hand information to ensure the accuracy in the picture.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-01-17
Summary:

Rosita' at the Star, starred by Mary Pickford and Holbrook Blinn, fall of the curtain today. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-04-12
Summary:

On the speaking stage 'Cousin Kate,' a film version of which constitutes the main attraction at the Star Theatre, was a comedy drama in four acts, which enjoyed two long and highly successful seasons – when first produced by Charles Frohman with Ethel Barrymore. Transferred to the…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-04-13
Summary:

Alice Joyce, the beautiful young Vitagraph star in the title role of 'Cousin Kate,' a film version of which is being shown at the Star Theatre, Kowloon this week. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-08-30
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-09-02
Summary:

A City Sparrow,' the new Paramount film which portrays Ethel Clayton as an Apache dancer will be screened in the Star Theatre for the last time this evening.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-09-02
Summary:

Ethel Clayton appears in the novel role of an Apache dancer in her new Paramount picture, 'A City Sparrow,' which will be shown at the Star Theatre this evening. This marks a distinct departure of Miss Clayton, who has been appearing recently in stories of married life, notably, '…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-09-06
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-09-09
Summary:

In 'A Full House,' the Paramount feature which will be screened at the Star Theatre tonight and tomorrow night, Bryant Washburn, the well-known light comedian, takes the leading part. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-09-10
Summary:

Local cinema-goers are reminded of the final show of the Paramount picture, 'A Full House' at Star Theatre today, which is starred by Lois Wilson and Bryant Washburn. Directed by James Cruze.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-09-02
Summary:

Ethel Clayton, Paramount star, displays not only marked emotional talent as an actress, but also proves a delightful dancer in her latest big picture, 'A City Sparrow,' which opens at the Star Theatre this evening. Film synopsis included. The story is one of the sweetest ever told and…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-09-03
Summary:

Ethel Clayton's excellent Paramount film, 'A City Sparrow,' will be screened in that Star Theatre for the last time this evening. The story, which is woven around the life of a vaudeville dancer, provides some charming contrasts in pathos and humour. Ethel Clayton is supported by…