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: 1923-10-16
Summary:

From Thursday, Star Theatre is going to screen 'Disraeli' featuring George Arliss. The film depicts in vivid fashion the obstacles put in the way of the great statesman before he was able to complete the deal by which England gained a huge interest in the Suez Canal. Moreover, tonight…

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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: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-03-22
Summary:

George Arliss who appeared in 'Disraeli,' is now starring in 'The Ruling Passion.' 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…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-15
Summary:

Booth Tarkington's arresting story of life in the small towns of the States, bearing the somewhat misleading title 'The Flirt' will be shown of the last time at the Star tonight. Beginning Thursday, the Star will present the big picture 'Disraeli.' George Arliss, in the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-16
Summary:

The spectacular Metro film, 'Hearts Aflame' is due for a two days' showing at the Star, commencing tonight. A booking of unusual interest is the 'Disraeli' picture, which will be put on Thursday next. George Arliss, the star, played this drama for some years on the stage…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-18
Summary:

Beginning tonight the Star will show 'Disraeli,' which is a convincing attempt to depict a critical period in the career of the great statesman. George Arliss, the star, is an English actor, who had to go to America to make a reputation. When he made the screen adaptation, he brought…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-20
Summary:

My Wild Irish Rose,' a production taken from the famous stage success 'The Shaughraun,' which is to be shown at the Star for two days beginning tomorrow. No writer knew the Irish better than Dion Boucicalt. He himself played the principal role and became famous in the seventies as…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-03-22
Summary:

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde' will be replaced by 'The Ruling Passion' at the Star Theatre in the next few days. The leading role is taken by George Arliss, who previously appeared on the screen in 'The Devil' and 'Disraeli.'