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: 1925-02-06
Summary:

Star Theatre will be screening 'The Family Secret' starring Baby Peggy, today and tomorrow. The film is based on Mrs. Frances Hodgson Burnett's story 'Editha's Burglar' which was adapted for the stage by Mr. Augustas Thomas by the name 'The Burglar.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-02-05
Summary:

Hongkong folk who have read Frances Hodgson Burnett's story Ediths's Burglar, will be delighted to know that the film version, entitled 'The Family Secret' is to be screened at the Star Theatre. Those who saw 'Merry-Go-Round' at the Coronet or the Star, will be glad…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-02-06
Summary:

Baby Peggy featured in 'The Family Secret,' which will be screened at the Star Theatre. The story is based on Mrs. Frances Hodgson Burnett's story 'Editha's Burglar,' or, as it was styled more briefly when adapted for the stage by Mr. Augustus Thomas, 'The…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-02-07
Summary:

The Family Secret' starred by Baby Peggy, attracted large crowded at the Star Theatre. The story is based on Frances Hodgson Burnett's novel, called 'Edithe's Burglar.' Baby Peggy is likely to take the place of Marie Osborne and Zoe Hay. The picture also starred by…

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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: 1925-02-05
Summary:

Hongkong folk who have read Francis [sic] Hodgson Burnett's story, 'Editha's Burglar,' will be delighted to know that the film version, entitled 'The Family Secret,' is to be screened at the Star Theatre. The story is given an entirely new charm by Baby Peggy. Those…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-02-06
Summary:

Admirers of the infant phenomenon of the screen, Baby Peggy Montgomery, to give her the full name under which she figures in the cast of her latest picture, 'The Family Secret,' will not be disappointed by a visit to the Star Theatre. Certainly, the little mite has never been seen to…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-02-07
Summary:

Seated among the large crowd at the Star Theatre last night, which was kept in a perfect bubble of merriment at the antics of Baby Peggy, the conclusion has come to that the choice of the title of the picture, 'The Family Secret,' was a rather queer one. Mrs. Frances Hodgson Burnett…