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: 1923-06-28
Summary:

Star Theatre is going to host Leeds and Le Mar who are now joined by two more artists Bob Harper and Miss Betty Charles. They appear in the Star commencing tonight in a musical absurdity and entitled 'Here He Comes.' The turn consists of a number of songs, dances and sketches. Star…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-06-29
Summary:

The variety turn 'Here He Comes' by Harry Leeds and Miss Trixie Le Mar was widely appreciated by the audience at Star Theatre. The artists charmed the audience with their various vocal items. Bob Harper and Miss Betty Charles, who made their debut performances in the colony, introduced…

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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: 1923-06-28
Summary:

The clever combination Leeds and Le Mar, have been joined by two more artists, Bob Harper and Miss Betty Charles, at the Star Theatre. While the big picture in the Star is being changed to a wild west story entitled, 'The Fire Eater,' starring Hoot Gibson.

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Headline: Here He Comes'
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-06-29
Summary:

The performance of Harry Leeds and Miss Trixie Le Mar at the Star received appreciation last night. Supporting performers included Bob Harper and Miss Betty Charles. While the big picture entitled 'The Fire Eater,' starring Hoot Gibson and Walter Perry, proved to be a real thriller.…

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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: 1923-06-28
Summary:

Harry Leeds and Miss Trixie Le Mar have made many friends in the Colony since they gave their performance at the Star Theatre, Kowloon. They have now been joined by Bob Harper and Miss Betty Charles, who have just arrived from India. The variety performance is being presented in conjunction with…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-06-30
Summary:

Judging by the advance reports in 'Bob Hampton of Placer,' Mr. Ray has secured a film for the Coronet well above the standard of most productions which the industry turns out. Marshall Neilan has been responsible for a number of fine films such as 'Go and Get It.' The title…