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: 1921-12-06 - 1921-12-08
Summary:

Tuesday, 6th to Thursday, 8th at 5.15 p.m. & 9.15 p.m., 'Alma, Where Do You Live?' starring Ruth McTammany & George Larkin. 2.30 & 7.15 p.m., Eddie Pollo [sic] in 'King of Circus' [sic], 14 & 15 epis. Booking at Messrs. Mehta & Co.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-12-13 - 1921-12-15
Summary:

Under Northern Lights,' a Universal special attraction featuring Virginia Faire & Leonard Clapham. Also, Eddie Lyons & Lee Moran in 'Roman Romeos,' a Universal Jewel comedy. 2.30 & 7.15 p.m. performances, Eddie Pollo [sic] in 'King of Circus' [sic], 16 &…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-12-20 - 1921-12-22
Summary:

Today 5.15 p.m. & 9.15 p.m., G. A. [sic] Anderson in 'Naked Hands.' 2.30 & 7.15 p.m., final episode of 'King of Circus' [sic] and 1st episode of 'Great London Mystery.' Booking at Messrs. Mehta & Co.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-10-25 - 1921-10-27
Summary:

Tonight 9.15 p.m., Jesse L. Lasky presents Wallace Reid in 'The Source' in 5 parts. Matinee 5.15 p.m., George Walsh in 'Melting Millions.' 2.30 & 7.15 p.m., Eddie Polo in 'The King of the Circus,' 1, 2 & 3 epis. Popular prices. Booking at Messrs. Mehta…

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Headline: Bavu
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-06-21 - 1924-06-28
Summary:

June 21 & 23 Remarks: Teaser ads for the film 'Brass.' The ads didn't mention the theatre's name, surmised from other ads. June 24 Remarks: Coming to the World tomorrow. June 26 Remarks: The superb cast includes Wallace Beery, Estelle Taylor, Forrest Stanley, Sylvia…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-02-18 - 1925-02-19
Summary:

Scaramouche' - ask the next person you meet. February 19 remarks: You haven't forgotten 'The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse.' You'll never forget 'Scaramouche.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-10-26
Summary:

The World Theatre's star film 'The Source' is an interesting picture with a plot staged in a lumber camp. Film synopsis included. Other films shown are the Gaumont Graphic and a very funny comedy. At 5.15, the star film is 'Melting Millions,' and first three episodes of…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-11-02
Summary:

La La Lucille,' the star film now showing at the World Theatre, is one long laugh from start to finish. With such names as Eddie Lyons and Lee Moran in the cast, the acting is bound to be good. Film synopsis included. The programme also includes some minor films, with the usual Pathe's…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-11-16
Summary:

The star film at the World Theatre is a five-part drama entitled 'Betrayed.' Film synopsis included. Other films are the Pathe News and a couple of good comedies. At the matinees, two further episodes of 'King of the Circus,' featuring Eddie Polo, are being screened.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-11-30
Summary:

Desperate Trails,' is showing at the World Theatre. It is a good picture in every respect, with Harry Carey and Irene Rich in the principal roles. Film synopsis included. The Screen Magazine is shown, also a good comedy. At the matinees at 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., two further episodes of '…

11
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-12-14
Summary:

In the World Theatre's change of programme, the star film is a picture entitled 'Under Northern Lights.' It is a Universal production, the principal roles being taken by the popular Virginia Faire and Leonard Clapham. Another fine film is a Universal Jewel Comedy, 'Roman…

12
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-12-05
Summary:

World Theatre is screening the Al Lichtman attraction 'The Girl Who Came Back.' The film is directed by Tom Forman. Mr. Forman was bothered by two of his cast members, Zasu Pitts and Kenneth Harlan, whose work with Constance Talmadge and later in 'Thorns and Orange Blossoms.…

13
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…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-06-21 - 1924-06-21
Summary:

Bavu,' a great cast of favourites headed by Estelle Taylor, Forrest Stanley, Sylvia Breamer, Wallace Beery of 'Robin Hood,' Josef Swickard of 'The Four Horsemen' and Martha Mattox.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-06-27 - 1924-06-27
Summary:

Bavu,' Universal-Jewel's most exciting mystery thriller ever made, with a great cast of favourites headed by Estelle Taylor, Forrest Stanley, Sylvia Breamer, Wallace Beery of 'Robin Hood,' Josef Swickard of 'The Four Horsemen' and Martha Mattox.

16
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-12-23 - 1924-12-23
Summary:

Motion picture triumphs have been reached by such magnificent productions as 'The Birth of a Nation,' 'Over the Hill,' 'Humoresque,' 'The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse.' A still greater motion picture accomplishment has now been achieved by Chester…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-11-01 - 1921-11-03
Summary:

Tonight at 9.15 p.m., a special comedy attraction featuring Eddie Lyons and Lee Moran, 'La La Lucille' in 5 parts. Matinee: 5.15 p.m., Wallace Reid in 'The Source'; 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., 4th and 5th episodes of 'King of Circus,' an animal super-serial in 18 episodes.…

18
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-11-08 - 1921-11-10
Summary:

Tonight at 9.15 p.m., Jack Sherrill and Mabel Withee in a rugged drama of human interest, 'Once to Every Man' in 5 parts. Also comedies and Pathe News. Matinees: 5.15 p.m., 'La La Lucille,' a special comedy attraction in 5 parts; 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., Eddie Polo in 'King…

19
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-11-22 - 1921-11-24
Summary:

Commencing today for 3 days only at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m. performances, the world's heavyweight championship contest between Dempsey and Carpentier, 5 reels of terrific action. Usual prices. 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., Eddie Polo in 'King of Circus,' 10 and 11 episodes. Booking at Messrs…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-11-29 - 1921-12-01
Summary:

Today at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Harry Carey and Irene Rich in 'Desperate Trails.' 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., Eddie Polo in 'King of Circus,' 12th and 13th episodes. Booking at Messrs Mehta and Co. (Tel. 951.)