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: 1924-09-25
Summary:

Highly contrasted are the two pictures which constitute this evening's Star Theatre programme. The first, 'The Inside of the Cup,' is based on a story by the famous American author, Winston Churchill, and can be best described as a society drama. Film plot included. The second,…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-09-26
Summary:

This evening, the Star Theatre offers again the big double programme comprising Winston Churchill's society drama 'The Inside of the Cup,' and Charlie Chaplin's intensely amusing comedy 'The Fireman.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-09-27
Summary:

Saturday finds the Star Theatre showing an exceptionally strong programme almost evenly divided into comedy and drama. The comedy is supplied by that prince of screen comedians, Charlie Chaplin, in 'The Fireman.' The drama is provided by 'The Inside of the Cup,' a penetrating…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-12-01
Summary:

Cinema patrons have nothing to grumble at the fare recently, and now, provided for them, particularly at the Coronet and Star Theatres. At the former, we have Douglas Fairbanks probably the most popular of all male screen artists. At the Star, we have Rudolph Valentino who is rapidly coming to…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-11-15
Summary:

For its final performance in the Colony, the Forbes Russell Company presented one of its greatest successes in 'The Naughty Wife.' Last night, the audience at the Star found it greatly to its taste. Performers include Miss Lewis, Frederick Burtwell, Guy Buckley and Billie Sinclair.…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-11-29
Summary:

An exciting story of love and adventure on a lonely South Sea Island, with some beautiful scenes, make 'The Love Flower' at the Star tonight, a very strong attraction. Richard Barthelmess and Carol Dempster are the chief actors in this big Griffith feature. Film plot included. The…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-11-30
Summary:

Tomorrow night at the Star in Kowloon the Italian Grand Opera Company will open their season with 'Il Trovatore,' probably the opera best known to the general public. For tonight Griffith's film 'The Love Flower' is scheduled. This is a picture such as only Griffith…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-02-28
Summary:

Theatre-goers will not need much introduction to Sir. J. M. Barrie's 'Sentimental Tommy,' to be presented in its picture form at the Star tonight. The love story of Tommy and Grizel is invested with all of Barrie's charm. Gareth Hughes and May MacAvoy [sic] are the stars.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-02-29
Summary:

Sir J. M. Barrie's masterpiece, 'Sentimental Tommy,' in the picture version, continues at the Star until Saturday. On Sunday night, Kowloon will have an opportunity to witness the clever 'Quaints,' who will present one of their smartest skits. A full announcement of this…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-03-01
Summary:

Kowloon seems to get its share of good entertainment nowadays, and the engagement of the Quaints for tomorrow night will be received with pleasure. This company will present 'Underground to Anywhere.' The film today is 'Sentimental Tommy,' a very clean picture founded upon…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-03-03
Summary:

Today at the Coronet the first of two Barrie plays, as adapted to the needs of the screen, will be presented. 'What Every Woman Knows' is no doubt familiar to the vast majority of theatre-goers as one of the brilliant works. William de Mille is responsible for the present production.…