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: 1923-05-05
Summary:

Star Theatre is going to screen the film version of a novel of the same name by Vicente Blasco Ibanez entitled, 'The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse' which had a successful run in London. The original story is presented in a much more intense manner on screen by director Mr. Rex Ingram…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-05-07
Summary:

For the first time today, Star Theatre is going to screen the film version of Vicente Blasco Ibanez's novel entitled 'The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse.' The big settings are one of the notable features of the film. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-05-09
Summary:

Star Theatre is showing the pictorial representation of Vincente Ibanez, entitled 'The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse.' The picture aptly exhibits the horrors of the Great War. Together with 'Intolerance,' this latest Coronet production should be taken over by the League of…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-09-17
Summary:

The film version of Dumas' novel 'The Three Musketeers' is being screened at the Star Theatre with crowded houses.

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

Tomorrow, Star Theatre will be screening a Griffith masterpiece entitled 'Way Down East' which attracted a huge audience at the Coronet Theatre on its recent return visit. The attraction for today only is Jack Pickford in 'Garrison's Finish.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-12-17
Summary:

Way Down East,' Griffith's masterpiece, enters upon the second and last day of its run at the Star Theatre today. The film which attracted a huge audience at the Coronet Theatre, features Lillian Gish and Richard Barthelmess.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-12-01
Summary:

Star Theatre will be screening 'Moran of the Lady Letty' featuring Rudolph Valentino who is famous for his performance in 'The Four Horsemen.' Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-05-05
Summary:

Readers of Vicente Blasco Ibanez's novel 'The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse' which is being shown on Monday at the Star Theatre. The film is starred by Rudolph Valentino. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-05-12
Summary:

Max Linder's comedy 'The Three Must-Get-Theres,' which was shown in Coronet before, is now coming to Star Theatre. It is an amusing burlesque of Douglas Fairbanks' film version of 'The Three Musketeers.'

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Headline: The Star
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-09-17
Summary:

Dumas' novel, 'The Three Musketeers,' is so well-known and widely read to everybody. A crowded house last night showed appreciation of the adventures of D'Artagnan and his three companions, and watched with great interest the foiling of Richelieu's plot to ruin his queen…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-11-24
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-12-15
Summary:

Way Down East,' the master film by Griffith, which packed the Coronet for several days, will come to the Star tomorrow. The attraction for today is Jack Pickford in 'Garrisons Finish.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-12-17
Summary:

Way Down East,' which attracted crowded house in Coronet previously, enters upon the last day at the Star. Lillian Gish and Richard Barthelmess are the stars in the film, which are superlative, as is usual in a Griffith picture.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-04-26
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-05-03
Summary:

Miss Mura Shipoff and her brother Koka Shipoff will make their final appearance and the excellent movie play 'The Conquering Power' will be screened for the last time at Star Theatre. The movie was made by the same producer as the one who made the famous 'Four Horsemen of the…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-10-21
Summary:

Manager Hugo, of The Star Theatre informed that the big picture 'Enemies of Women' is showing next week. The story was written by Blasco Ibanez, the author of 'The Four Horsemen.' The picture is coming here direct from its most phenomenal run at The Carlton, Shanghai, where…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-10-24
Summary:

Enemies of Women,' written by the writer of 'The Four Horsemen' Ibanez, starring Lionel Barrymore and Paul Panzer, continue to run at the Star. Film review included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-10-25
Summary:

12 capacity weeks on Broadway were not enough to take care of the crowds eager to see the sensational super photoplay, 'Enemies of Women,' and arrangements were made to continue the run indefinitely at the Cameo Theatre. The crowds were thrilled and entertained by the many beautiful…

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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: 1923-05-12
Summary:

Complying with a universal request from Kowloon, kinema goers, Hongkong Amusement Ltd. has decided to put on Max Linder's extremely funny comedy 'The Three Must-Get-Theres' at the Star Theatre just for Sunday. It is an amusing burlesque of the Douglas Fairbanks version of '…