A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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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: 1924-11-03 - 1924-11-08
Summary:

Mary Pickford in 'Mary Ain't Guilty.' Film plot included. Also, Round 24 of 'Leather Pushers.' Commencing tomorrow. Booking at Moutrie's before 5 p.m., and at the Theatre after 5 p.m. November 3 Remarks: Today & tomorrow only, an all star cast in 'Behind…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-11-10 - 1924-11-11
Summary:

Today & tomorrow at 5.15 & 9.15 p.m., Constance Talmadge in 'The Lesson' and The Hongkong Fire Brigade Annual Drill Display (China Sun's latest production) at usual prices. Today till Thursday at 2.30 & 7.15 p.m., Eddie Polo in 'Secret Four' (ep. 1, 2 & 3…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-11-12 - 1924-11-15
Summary:

Today till Saturday at 5.15 & 9.15 p.m., 'The Mailman' starring Ralph Lewis, Johnnie Walker and a brilliant cast. Special music at usual prices. November 12 Remarks: Small ads on 'The Mailman' only on page 4, 5, 11 & 14. November 12-13 Remarks: On page 3, another ad.…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-11-17 - 1924-11-17
Summary:

Last chance to see Hoot Gibson in 'Kindled Courage,' final show today at 5.15 & 9.15 p.m. Commencing tomorrow, Warner Bros. presents 'Broadway After Dark,' with Adolphe Menjou, Anna Q. Eilson [sic], Norma Shearer, Carmel Myers and others. Today till Saturday at 2.30…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-11-18 - 1924-11-22
Summary:

Today till Saturday at 5.15 & 9.15 p.m., Warner Bros. presents 'Broadway After Dark' with Adolphe Menjou, Anna Q. Nilson [sic], Norma Shearer, Carmel Myers and others. November 18 Remarks: Today till Thursday at 2.30 & 7.15 p.m., Emory Johnson's 'The Mailman,'…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-11-24 - 1924-11-29
Summary:

Commencing tomorrow, Diana Karenne in 'The Martyr Queen.' Over 10000 feet of exciting scenes with special music at usual prices. Film plot included. November 25-27 Remarks: On page 12, Today till Saturday at 5.15 & 9.15 p.m., 'The Martyr Queen.' By special request, the…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-12-01 - 1924-12-02
Summary:

Today & tomorrow only at 5.15 & 9.15, Norma Talmadge in 'The New Moon.' Film plot included. Usual prices. Starting Wednesday next, 'The Girl Who Came Back' with Miriam Cooper, Kenneth Harlan, Gaston Glass, Joseph Dowling, Zasu Pitts, Fred Malatesta, Ethel Shannon,…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-12-03 - 1924-12-06
Summary:

Today till Saturday at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., 'The Girl Who Came Back' with Miriam Cooper, Keeneth Harlan, Gaston Glass, Joseph Dowlieg [sic], Zasu Pitts, Fred Xalatesia [sic], Ethel Shannon, Mary Culver. December 3-4 Remarks: On page 3 & 5, film plot and photo included. December 3-4…

10
Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-12-08 - 1924-12-09
Summary:

Today & tomorrow only at 5.15 & 9.15 p.m., Mae Marsh in 'The Beloved Traitor.' At usual prices. Starting Wed. next, Warner Bros. presents 'The Gold Diggers,' in 9 reels with Hope Hamption [sic], Louise Fazenda, Windham Standing and a notable cast. Today till Thursday…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-12-09 - 1924-12-13
Summary:

Wed. Dec. 10th at 5.15 & 9.15 p.m., Warner Bros. presents 'The Gold Diggers,' in 9 reels with Hope Hamption, Louise Fazenda, Windham Standing and a notable cast. Film plot included. December 9-12 Remarks: On page 4 & 5, Illustration included. December 10-11 Remarks: Today…

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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: 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.…

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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…

15
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.

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-11-07 - 1924-11-07
Summary:

Mary Pickford in 'Mary Ain't Guilty.' Also new round of 'Leather Pushers.' Today and tomorrow only at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m. Today till Sunday at 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., 'Behind the Curtain' and Eddie Polo in 'Secret Four' (1st episodes). Usual prices.

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-11-08 - 1924-11-08
Summary:

Last chance to see Mary Pickford in 'Mary Ain't Guilty.' Also new round of 'Leather Pushers.' Final show today. Today and tomorrow at 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., 'Behind the Curtain.' Also Eddie Polo in 'The Secret Four' (first episode) and the 'Hongkong…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-11-10 - 1924-11-10
Summary:

Today and tomorrow at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Constance Talmadge in 'The Lesson' and the 'Hongkong Fire Brigade Annual Drill' display, (China Sun's latest production). Usual prices. Today till Thursday at 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., Eddie Polo in 'Secret Four' (episodes 1…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-11-12 - 1924-11-12
Summary:

Today till Saturday at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Emory Johnson's giant epic of the screen, 'The Mailman' starring Ralph Lewis, Johnnie Walker and a wonderful cast. Special picture, special music at ordinary prices. Today and tomorrow only at 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., Eddie Polo in '…