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: 1923-12-03 - 1923-12-14
Summary:

Teaser ads for the film 'The Flame of Life.' December 3 Remarks: The ads didn't mention the theatre's name, surmised from other ads. December 12 Remarks: It is from Frances Hodgson Burnett's novel, and directed by Hobart Henley who made 'The Flirt.' Film…

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

Wed. 12th to Sat. 15th December, Priscilla Dean in 'The Flame of Life,' Universal-Jewl in 7 reels. Admission, 9.15 p.m., $1.3 & 70 cents; 5.15 p.m., 80 & 60 cents. Booking at the Theatre.

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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: 1923-12-12
Summary:

Today, World Theatre will be screening the Universal-Jewel production entitled 'The Flame of Life.' The film was directed by Hobart Henley. The ranch at Universal City together with leased acreage in the San Fernando Valley was tunnelled and bored for shafts and underground passages…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-12-13
Summary:

Last night, World Theatre screened a Hobart Henley Universal-Jewel production entitled 'The Flame of Life' featuring Priscilla Dean who presented a portrayal great in its very simplicity. The story is not a conventional one. It is quite human and complete.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-09-01
Summary:

World Theatre will be screening a Universal super-Jewel production 'A Lady of Quality' starring Hobart Henley, from next Wednesday. Hobart Henley is famous for his directing films like 'The Flame of Life' and 'The Flirt.'

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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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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-12-08
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-12-15
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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…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-09-01
Summary:

A Lady of Quality,' Universal super Jewel production, starring Virginia Valli and directed by Hobart Henley, comes to the World Theatre next Wednesday. It is the second Universal screen version of a Burnett novel, the first being 'The Flame of Life.' Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-12-03 - 1923-12-03
Summary:

The Flame of Life.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-12-04 - 1923-12-04
Summary:

Priscilla Dean and a great cast in a remarkable picturization, 'The Flame of Life.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-12-07 - 1923-12-07
Summary:

Priscilla Dean and a great cast in a remarkable picturization of one of the best novels by Frances Hodgson Burnett, 'The Flame of Life,' Universal super Jewel.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-12-12 - 1923-12-15
Summary:

Priscilla Dean in 'The Flame of Life,' Universal-Jewel in 7 reels. Beginning Wednesday, 12th to Saturday, 15th December. Admission: 9.15 p.m., $1.30 and 70 cents; 5.15 p.m., 80 cents and 60 cents. Booking at the theatre.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-12-05 - 1923-12-06
Summary:

Priscilla Dean in 'The Flame of Life.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-12-08 - 1923-12-08
Summary:

Carl Laemmle presents Priscilla Dean in a stupendous picturization of one of Frances Hodgson Burnett's best novels, 'The Flame of Life,' Universal-Jewel. Picture included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-12-10 - 1923-12-10
Summary:

Priscilla Dean in 'The Flame of Life.' Plot included.

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-12-11 - 1923-12-11
Summary:

Beginning Wednesday, Carl Laemmle presents Priscilla Dean in a stupendous picturization of one of Frances Hodgson Burnett's best novels, 'The Flame of Life,' Universal-Jewel.