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: 1923-11-01
Summary:

Star Theatre is going to host magician Don. G. Merle. The programme presents comedian Max Linder in 'The Three Must Get Theres.'

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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: 1923-05-12
Summary:

Max Linder's comedy 'The Three Must-Get-Theres,' which was shown in Coronet before, is now coming to Star Theatre. It is an amusing burlesque of Douglas Fairbanks' film version of 'The Three Musketeers.'

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Headline: The Star
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-11-01
Summary:

Don. G Merie, the magician, will perform at the Star tonight. While the film programme presents Max Linder in 'The Three Must Get There's' [sic].

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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: 1923-05-12
Summary:

Complying with a universal request from Kowloon, kinema goers, Hongkong Amusement Ltd. has decided to put on Max Linder's extremely funny comedy 'The Three Must-Get-Theres' at the Star Theatre just for Sunday. It is an amusing burlesque of the Douglas Fairbanks version of '…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-11-01
Summary:

Don. G. Merle pays a farewell visit. He promises tricks for tonight that excel even his previous efforts. Star patrons should be in for a fine evening. The film is 'The Three Must Get There's,' featuring that irresistible fun-maker, Max Linder.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-11-02
Summary:

The Star sprang a novelty upon their supporters last night when Paoli the musical virtuoso took the stage. Paoli had not been featured in the preliminary announcement of the show, as his arrival in the Colony was delayed. The rest of the programme was good. Don Merle excelled himself in a series…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-11-03
Summary:

Don. G. Merle, the magician, makes his final bow at the Star tonight. Paoli, the musical genius, will also appear in selections from his repertoire, and as the film is Max Linder in 'The Three Must get There's,' a fine show is assured. The picture for Sunday is 'Tolable David…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-05-11
Summary:

For the rest of the week, 'The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse,' which has been screened with such pronounced success at the Star Theatre in Kowloon, is to be shown at the Coronet. The novel by Vicente Blasco Ibanez upon which the picture is based deals with the life story of an ardent…