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: 1924-10-25
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: 1925-01-13
Summary:

Between Christmas and the Chinese New Year, it is appropriate that the Coronet should screen two pictures featuring the Carnival spirit – the 'Merry-Go-Round' and 'Rosita.' It was quite apparent from its reception on Sunday that it would attract more than the average cinema…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-02-02
Summary:

There were crowded houses again at the Star yesterday, to witness Booth Tarkington's dynamic society drama, 'The Turmoil.' Those who saw Tarkington's previous production, 'The Flirt,' a big and interesting picture were not disappointed. Film plot included. George…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-02-05
Summary:

Hongkong folk who have read Francis [sic] Hodgson Burnett's story, 'Editha's Burglar,' will be delighted to know that the film version, entitled 'The Family Secret,' is to be screened at the Star Theatre. The story is given an entirely new charm by Baby Peggy. Those…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-05-05
Summary:

An epic tale of surging passion sweeping from the wide plains of the Argentine, through the fascinating frivolities of pre-war Paris, into the blazing turmoil of the German invasion of Northern France, will be unfolded on Monday at the Star Theatre, Kowloon, in 'The Four Horsemen of the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-05-07
Summary:

Holding its own with the best of D. W. Griffith's productions and possessing an even greater significance, the film version of 'The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse,' which is being screened at the Star Theatre, Kowloon, today for the first time. Readers of the novel by Vicente…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-05-08
Summary:

Some excellent films have been shown in Hongkong from time to time but surely nothing finer in its way than the film version of 'The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse,' which crowded audiences saw for the first time at the Star Theatre, Kowloon, yesterday. The plot of the widely read…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-05-09
Summary:

One opinion has it that the scenes dealing with the hero's youth which occur in the first part of the film version of 'The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse,' which crowded audiences are seeing at the Star Theatre in Kowloon just now, could easily have been cut out. It has been…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-05-11
Summary:

For the rest of the week, 'The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse,' which has been screened with such pronounced success at the Star Theatre in Kowloon, is to be shown at the Coronet. The novel by Vicente Blasco Ibanez upon which the picture is based deals with the life story of an ardent…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-05-01
Summary:

Not to be outdone by the other cinema houses which are showing big films this week, the Star Theatre, catering specially for Kowloon residents, offers a very big picture this evening. 'The Conquering Power' is its name, and when the fact has been told that it was made by the same…