A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-04-22
Summary:

Today and tomorrow, Paramount picture called 'To Please One Woman' is the attraction at the Star Theatre. The leading role is portrayed by Claire Windsor. While a Thursday, there will be a double programme from two dancers Miss Mura Shipoff and her brother and an excellent film…

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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: 1915-11-17
Summary:

Ashes of Happiness' is a two part dramatic coloured picture in which family misunderstanding is at last happily received. 'Snow sports in Switzerland' is an excellent 'interest' film; while the British Gazette and several good comics make up an attractive evening.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1915-12-04
Summary:

The current programme at the Victoria Theatre includes 'Colonel Heeza Liar, explorer' which provokes the audience to roars of laughter. Other good humorous films are 'Friend of the Family,' 'Knight Errant' and 'Bunny and a game of golf,' while 'The…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1916-01-12
Summary:

The Victoria Theatre provides entertainment with variety. 'Wiffles and the Millionaire' is a comedy, 'The Broken Oath' is a long dramatic picture. The 'interest' side is well maintained by films of the Bombay iron and steel industry, 'The Hidden Nest Egg'…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-04-05
Summary:

Last night in Victoria Theatre, a fine 7-part film 'The Price of a Good Time' was shown. Film plot included. Other funny comics and British Gazette were also able to maintain a good reputation for the theatre. On Monday, there is to be a fine Pathe film 'Loaded Dice' in which…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1916-01-06 - 1916-01-08
Summary:

A real society drama, 'The Polo Champion,' on Friday, 7th January. 'The Signal of Death' in 2 parts. British Gazette included. Comics including 'New Cure for Gout' [sic], 'Guarding Adolphins' and 'The Boy, The Bust, The Bath.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-11-27 - 1919-11-27
Summary:

Tonight, episodes 7 and 8 of 'The Tiger's Trail,' also comics and British Gazette. Today's matinee, Gladys Hulette in 'Over the Hill.' Booking at Anderson's.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-12-12 - 1919-12-15
Summary:

Tonight attraction, Dorothy Bernard in 'Sins of Men.' Harold Lloyd in 'Swat the Crook.' An excellent British Gazette. Booking at Anderson's. December 12 & 13 Remarks: Matinee programmes, Saturday 2.15 and 5 p.m., 11th and 12th episodes of 'The Tiger's Trail…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-01-09 - 1920-01-12
Summary:

Tonight at 9.15 p.m., Fannie Ward in 'Our Better Selves' in 5 acts. Also British Gazette and Harold Lloyd Comedy. Matinee today at 5.15 p.m., Frank Keenan in 'Gates of Brass.' Booking at Anderson's. January 10 Remarks: Band of the Wiltshire Regiment in attendance at 5 p.…