A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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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: 1925-05-02
Summary:

The film record of the 1924 Mount Everest Expedition which will be screened at the Star Theatre is the most wonderful record of endurance. It is a film full of reality; nothing is pre-arranged. The settings cost nothing. It is the story of the battle of strong men against Nature. Mallory and…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-05-05
Summary:

The Everest film has been praised in glowing superlatives, but those privileged to a private view at the Star Theatre will agree that it deserves all that has been said about it and a great deal more. Thanks to the telephotographic lens, we are able to see the magnificent rescues of the porters…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-05-07
Summary:

Both in point of numbers present in the audience and in their expressions of opinion after the showing last night, the policy of the Star Theatre in putting on the Epic of Everest has been fully vindicated. There are a number of people who maintain that the cinema can never be more than an…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-05-09
Summary:

The Mount Everest picture will be showing at the Star Theatre on Tuesday morning, May 12th, at 10.30 a.m. sharp, for Kowloon School children. Will the principals of schools please get in touch with Hongkong Amusements C. 4308, to say how many of their scholars will attend? This will be the only…