A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Headline: Foolish Wives'
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-01-11
Summary:

Star Theatre is going to screen the Universal production which cost over a million dollars. The photodrama was directed by Erich von Stroheim. The expense was equally divided between the cost of the settings and the expense of keeping the vast army of personnel. The picture is considered to be…

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Headline: Foolish Wives'
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-01-15
Summary:

Star Theatre is going to screen 'Foolish Wives' featuring von Stroheim. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-01-17
Summary:

Star Theatre screened Universal's 'Foolish Wives' which managed to attract a huge audience. The million-dollar film stars Erich von Stroheim and takes the leading role and early booking of seats at Moutrie's is advised.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-01-18
Summary:

Tonight, Star Theatre will be hosting a first-class orchestra that is being carried over by the luxury ship Cunard Liner s.s. 'Laconia.' The orchestra will play during the 9 pm performance of the 'Foolish Wives' tonight and during the interval, a violin solo will be rendered…

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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: 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: 1923-01-15
Summary:

Universal's million dollar production, 'Foolish Wives,' the creation of Erich von Stroheim, will appear at the theatre tonight. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-01-16
Summary:

Foolish Wives,' Universal's costly photodrama, was opened last night at the Star Theatre for seven days' run. Directed by Erich von Stroheim. The film company admits spending $421000 alone for the elaborate sets built in California.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-01-18
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-01-11
Summary:

Foolish Wives,' a Universal masterpiece directed by Erich Von Stroheim, will be shown at the Star Theatre on Monday next. It is recognized in moving picture circles as 'the greatest achievement of Carl Laemmle, and it is the first $1,000,000 photoplay.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-01-12
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-01-15
Summary:

Foolish Wives,' directed and written by Erich Von Stroheim, will be presented at the Star Theatre today. It is recognized that Carl Laemmle has expended ever a million dollars on the picture. Others in the cast are: Miss du Pont, Mae Smith, Maude George, Dale Fuller, Rudolph Christians.…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-01-16
Summary:

Foolish Wives,' a Universal costly photodrama spending $1,103,736, was shown at the Star Theatre last night for a week's run. It is noted that Erich von Stroheim is the author, director, and star of the picture. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-01-17
Summary:

Foolish Wives,' a Universal photodrama, is now showing at the Star Theatre. Erich von Stroheim who has by now become familiar to Hongkong audiences through his previous appearance in 'Blind Husbands' and 'The Devil's Pass Key' takes the leading role. Early booking…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-01-18
Summary:

Referring to the spectacular film 'Foolish Wives' that is now being shown at the Star Theatre, Judge Sabath, a famous Judge of Chicago, who has tried hundreds of divorce cases, commented on the film.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-01-19