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: 1923-11-19
Summary:

Today and tomorrow, Star Theatre will be screening the screen version of Anthony Hope's novel 'Prisoner of Zenda.' The Rex Ingram directed film features Alice Terry. On Wednesday, the theatre will be screening 'Dr. Jack' featuring Harold Lloyd.

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

Tonight, Star Theatre will be screening a comedy, entitled 'Doctor Jack,' featuring Harold Lloyd. The film doesn't have a great deal of the story. Rather it is completely made for comical purposes, with Lloyd as the 'sunshine' doctor showing his wonderful cures and novel…

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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: 1923-11-17
Summary:

Salome' will be shown at the Star for one day. Other big features being booked to follow including 'The Prisoner of Zenda,' 'Dr. Jack' and 'Dead Game.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-11-19
Summary:

The Prisoner of Zenda' is based on Anthony Hope's novel, which will be screened at the Star tonight. The film is made by Rex Ingram, starring Alice Terry. On Wednesday, the attraction will be Harold Lloyd's 'Dr. Jack.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-11-21
Summary:

Dr. Jack' starred by Harold Lloyd, will be shown at the Star tonight. Plot and production summary 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: 1923-11-20
Summary:

The Star is celebrating the Anniversary Week by putting on some unusually good pictures. Starting with 'Salome' last Sunday, it is now presenting 'The Prisoner of Zenda,' with Alice Terry at the head of a star cast. Other films promised for this week are Harold Lloyd in…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-11-21
Summary:

It requires no great wisdom to be able to predict that the Star will be crowded for the next two days when it is mentioned that Harold Lloyd in 'Doctor Jack' is the big attraction. There are lots of people who never otherwise go inside a cinema who throw aside all other engagements…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-11-22
Summary:

The whimsicalities of Harold Lloyd evoked roars of laughter from a crowded house at the Star last night. Harold in this film becomes a doctor, with a novel notion of treatment in the cases he is called upon to deal with. Film plot included. 'Doctor Jack' can be prescribed as a sure…