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: 1922-12-13 - 1922-12-16
Summary:

Thursday to Saturday, 14th to 16th Dec., at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Max Linder in 'Seven Years Bad Luck,' in 5 parts. Also, Round one of 'The Leather Pusher.' December 13 Remarks: At 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., William Russell in 'Challenge of the Law,' 5 parts. December 14-16…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-12-18 - 1922-12-19
Summary:

Mon. 18th & Tue. 19th at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Realart presents 'A Private Scandal' with May McAvoy. At 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., Ruth Clifford & Jack Sherrill in 'The Invisible Ray,' epis. 1 & 2. Usual prices. Booking at the Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-12-20 - 1922-12-22
Summary:

Wednesday to Friday at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., William Fox presents Buck Jones in 'Firebrand Trevison.' At 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., Ruth Clifford & Jack Sherrill in 'The Invisible Ray,' epis. 3 & 4. Usual prices. Booking at the Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-12-27 - 1922-12-30
Summary:

Wed. to Sat., 27th to 30th Dec at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Realart presents Mary Miles Minter in 'Sweet Lavender.' At 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., 'Invisible Ray,' Wed. & Thus. epis. 7 & 8, Fri.-Sun. epis. 9 & 10. Usual prices. Booking at the Theatre. December 30 Remarks: On…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-01-03 - 1923-01-05
Summary:

Wed. to Sat. 3rd to 6th January at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Edith Hallor in 'Just Outside the Door,' and Round Three of 'The Leather Pushers.' Usual prices. Booking at the Theatre. January 3 Remarks: On page 4, another ad. on 'Just Outside the Door' only. Illustration…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-01-06 - 1923-01-09
Summary:

Sat. to Tue. at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Pathe presents 'The Carnival Child.' Usual prices. Booking at the Theatre. January 6 Remarks: Sunday matinee at 6 p.m., Babe Marie Osborn in 'Voice of Destiny.' At 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., The Adventures of Robinson Crusoe,' epis. 1 and 2.…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-01-10 - 1923-01-13
Summary:

Wed. & Sat. 10th & 13th January at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Lew Cody in 'Occasionally Yours,' a Robertson-Cole super-special in 6 parts. At 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., Wed. & Thurs., 'Invisible Ray,' epis. 13, 14 and 15. Fri. to Mon., 'The Adventures of Robinson Crusoe,…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-12-03 - 1923-12-14
Summary:

Teaser ads for the film 'The Flame of Life.' December 3 Remarks: The ads didn't mention the theatre's name, surmised from other ads. December 12 Remarks: It is from Frances Hodgson Burnett's novel, and directed by Hobart Henley who made 'The Flirt.' Film…

9
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-12-12 - 1923-12-15
Summary:

Wed. 12th to Sat. 15th December, Priscilla Dean in 'The Flame of Life,' Universal-Jewl in 7 reels. Admission, 9.15 p.m., $1.3 & 70 cents; 5.15 p.m., 80 & 60 cents. Booking at the Theatre.

10
Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-05-01 - 1925-05-08
Summary:

Today till Wednesday 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., the famous vaudeville company, 'Floradora' in their newest songs and dances. Also Buddy Messinger in 'Low Bridge.' Today till Friday 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., the latest Chinese super-production 'One Dollar' produced by the British…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-05-07 - 1925-05-13
Summary:

Starting today, Goldwyn presents Hugo Ballin's production of 'Vanity Fair' by Thackeray, with Mabel Ballin, as Becky Sharp, supported by Hobart Bosworth as Lord Steyne. Illustration included. May 9 Remarks: Today till Monday 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., an interesting comedy made in…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-12-12
Summary:

Today, World Theatre will be screening the Universal-Jewel production entitled 'The Flame of Life.' The film was directed by Hobart Henley. The ranch at Universal City together with leased acreage in the San Fernando Valley was tunnelled and bored for shafts and underground passages…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-12-13
Summary:

Last night, World Theatre screened a Hobart Henley Universal-Jewel production entitled 'The Flame of Life' featuring Priscilla Dean who presented a portrayal great in its very simplicity. The story is not a conventional one. It is quite human and complete.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-09-01
Summary:

World Theatre will be screening a Universal super-Jewel production 'A Lady of Quality' starring Hobart Henley, from next Wednesday. Hobart Henley is famous for his directing films like 'The Flame of Life' and 'The Flirt.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-02-26
Summary:

Three Wise Fools,' King Vidor's first Goldwyn picture, now showing in the World Theatre. Eleanor Boardman, who made such a striking success in 'Souls for Sale' is the lead actor. She also played in 'Gimme,' Marshall Neilan's 'The Strangers Banquet'…

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Headline: Vanity Fair'
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-05-02
17
Headline: Vanity Fair'
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-05-09
18
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-12-08
19
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-12-15
20
Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-06-24
Summary:

Bavu,' the Universal-Jewel special production which will be shown at the World Theatre tomorrow. The all-star cast includes Wallace Beery, Estelle Taylor, Josef Swickard, Forrest Stanley, Sylvia Breamer, Martha Mattox, Nickolai de Ruiz, Harry Carter, Jack Rollens. Stuart Paton directed them…