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: 1924-09-03
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: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-01-13
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is screening 'Rosita' featuring Mary Pickford. Mary Pickford is supported by George Walsh who is famous for his role in 'Intolerance.' The film will be screened at the Star Theatre in the second half of this week. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-01-14
Summary:

Coronet Theatre will be screening 'Rosita' featuring Mary Pickford, this evening and tomorrow. It will be shown at the Star Theatre on Friday and Saturday. There are no increases in the prices of admission to see this picture.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-01-16
Summary:

After being shown at the Coronet Theatre, the United Artists Corporation 'Rosita' will be screened at the Star Theatre. The film features Mary Pickford and is one of the most artistically beautiful photoplays. To create the scenes of Old Spain, Mary Pickford took advice from Snitz…

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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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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-01-15
Summary:

Rosita,' starred by Mary Pickford, has been transferred from Coronet to the Star. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-01-16
Summary:

Rosita,' by United Artists Corporation starring Mary Pickford, showing at Star after being shown at the Coronet. Mary had the advice of Snitz Edwards who took a theatrical company to Spain and thus gained the most valuable first-hand information to ensure the accuracy in the picture.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-01-17
Summary:

Rosita' at the Star, starred by Mary Pickford and Holbrook Blinn, fall of the curtain today. 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: 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.