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: 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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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-04-23 - 1925-04-27
Summary:

Showing today, 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., a magnificent photodramatization of the famous novel by Kathleen Norris, Carl Laemmle presents 'Butterfly,' starring Laura La Plante, Norman Kerry, Kenneth Harlan, Ruth Clifford and Margaret Livingston. Also Jack Dempsey in 'So This Is Paris,…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-04-27 - 1925-05-02
Summary:

Today till Saturday, 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., George Arliss with Alice Joyce in Distinctive Productions' 'The Green Goddess,' with Harry T. Morey and David Powell, distributed by Goldwyn Cosmopolitan. With special musical setting. Picture or illustration included. April 29 Remarks:…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-05-01 - 1925-05-08
Summary:

Today till Wednesday 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., the famous vaudeville company, 'Floradora' in their newest songs and dances. Also Buddy Messinger in 'Low Bridge.' Today till Friday 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., the latest Chinese super-production 'One Dollar' produced by the British…

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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: 1925-04-17
Summary:

The World Theatre is soon to show 'The Green Goddess' with George Arliss in the part he took in the late William Archer's famous play.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-04-25
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-04-27
Summary:

The Green Goddess,' starring George Arliss, Alice Joyce, David Powell and Harry T. Morey, will be shown at the World Theatre for 5 days beginning tomorrow. The producer is Mr. Olcott. Plot and production summary included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-04-28
Summary:

George Arliss, with Alice Joyce, appear in 'The Green Goddess' which is to be presented at the World Theatre for 5 days. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-05-02
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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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Headline: The World
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-04-27
Summary:

World Theatre will be screening the Distinctive Pictures Corporation attraction 'The Green Goddess,' for five days. The photodrama features the world famous George Arliss who plays the role of the rajah of Rukh. The film is a melodramatic success for the star.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-04-28
Summary:

World Theatre begins to screen the Distinctive Pictures Corporation attraction 'The Green Goddess,' for a five days' run. The photodrama features the world famous George Arliss and Alice Joyce.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-04-29
Summary:

Last night, World Theatre screened 'The Green Goddess.' The photodrama features the world famous George Arliss and Alice Joyce.

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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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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-12-23 - 1924-12-23
Summary:

Motion picture triumphs have been reached by such magnificent productions as 'The Birth of a Nation,' 'Over the Hill,' 'Humoresque,' 'The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse.' A still greater motion picture accomplishment has now been achieved by Chester…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-04-28 - 1925-04-29
Summary:

Showing today, the world's famous character actor, George Arliss in 'The Green Goddess.'

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-04-28 - 1925-04-29
Summary:

Today till Saturday at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., George Arliss with Alice Joyce and a cast of screen celebrities in 'The Green Goddess,' in 10 reels. Today at 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., Hoot Gibson in 'The Sawdust Trail.' Also 'The Funeral of Dr. Sun Yat Sen.'