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: 1924-07-30
Summary:

This evening, Star Theatre will be showing a First National picture 'Kindred of the Dust' featuring Miriam Cooper who is famous for her performances in 'The Birth of a Nation' and 'Intolerance.' Raoul A. Walsh produced the film from the well-known novel of the same…

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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: 1925-01-08
Summary:

Star Theatre will be screening an Allied Producers and Distributors' Corporation release, 'The Hill Billy,' featuring Jack Pickford and Lucille Rickson, who is famous as Hollywood's youngest leading woman. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-01-08
Summary:

Today, Star Theatre will be screening an Allied Producers and Distributors' Corporation's 'The Hill Billy' featuring Jack Pickford and Lucille Rickson. The picture story was written by Jack, his famous sister, Mary Pickford and Marion Jackson. George Hill directed the picture…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-01-10
Summary:

The Hill Billy' showing last time at the Star. The film starred Jack Pickford and Lucille Ricksen. Film plot included.

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Headline: Cinema Notes
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-05-22
Summary:

The Virginian' is to be screened at the Queen's Theatre. 'Something to Think About,' directed by Cecil B. DeMille, starred by Elliott Dexter, will be screened at the Star. Film plot included. 'Kindred of the Dust' opened at Coronet Theatre today. The film starred…

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Headline: Cinema Notes
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-05-23
Summary:

The Virginians' is to be screened at the Queen's Theatre. Film plot included. 'Something To Think About,' directed by Cecil B. de Mille, was put on at the Star Theatre last night. Gloria Swanson gives a clever performance. 'Kindred of the Dust,' showing at the…

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Headline: Cinema Notes
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-05-24
Summary:

The Virginian' [sic], the Preferred Picture production, will be on at the Queen's Theatre till Monday. 'Something to Think About,' starred by Gloria Swanson, will be on for the last time at the Star tonight. 'Kindred of the Dust' will be screened at the Coronet for…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-07-30
Summary:

Miriam Cooper who scored such a marked success in 'The Birth of a Nation,' 'Intolerance' and other big pictures, is the leading woman in 'Kindred of the Dust,' a First National picture showing at the Star Theatre. Raoul A. Walsh is the director and also starring…

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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: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-01-08
Summary:

The Hill Billy' comes to the Star Today, which is starred by Jack Pickford, his celebrated sister, Mary Pickford, Lucille Ricksen. George Hill, who was associated with the famous director, D. W. Griffith for a long time and with the late George Loane Tucker, who created 'The Miracle…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-01-09
Summary:

Jack Pickford is featured at the Star this week in one of his own productions, in which he was assisted by his sister, Mary Pickford. The title is 'The Hill Billy.' The feature also starred by Lucille Ricksen, Jane Keckley, Frank Leigh and Ralph Yearsley. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-05-24
Summary:

Some people have expressed a mild dislike to pictures of America's Wild West. This, however, should be no reason for staying away from the screening of 'The Virginian,' which is running at the Queen's Theatre till Monday. Rolling pastures served only as the background, with…