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: 1925-04-09 - 1925-04-14
Summary:

Starting Saturday, 11th, Elinor Glyn's 'Three Weeks,' a Goldwyn picture with Conrad Nagel and Aileen Pringle, directed by Alan Crosland, scenario by Elinor Glyn, continuity by Carey Wilson and June Mathis. With special musical setting. Illustration included. April 11 Remarks: Ad.…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-04-15 - 1925-04-18
Summary:

Today till Saturday, 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., a Warner Brothers classic of the screen, Johnny Hines in 'Little Johnny Jones' based on the dramatic co-musical composition by George M. Cohan. With special musical setting. Today only, 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., Elinor Glyn's 'Three Weeks.…

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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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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: 1925-01-17
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-04-16
Summary:

A human dynamo is the name applied to Johnny Hines. The reason is seen in his acting, especially that in 'Little Johnny Jones,' at the World Theatre showing for two more days only.

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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: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-04-14
Summary:

Beginning tomorrow, World Theatre will be screening a Warner Brothers Classic 'Little Johnny Jones' featuring Johnny Hines. The film is adapted from the famous play of the same name written by George M. Cohan. The supporting cast includes Windham [sic] Standing, Margaret Seddon, Robert…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-04-17
Summary:

World Theatre will be screening a Warner Brothers classic 'Little Johnny Jones,' for two more days. The film is a screen version of George M. Cohan's play and features Johnny Hines.

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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: 1925-04-13 - 1925-04-14
Summary:

The most discussed picture of the screen, Elinor Glyn's immortal romance, 'Three Weeks,' a Goldwyn picture. Today and tomorrow only at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m. Starting Wednesday next, a Warner Bros. classic of the screen, Johnny Hines in 'Little Johnny Jones.' Illustration…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-04-15 - 1925-04-16
Summary:

Today till Saturday at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., a Warner Bros. classic of the screen, Johnny Hines in 'Little Johnny Jones,' based on the dramatic co-musical composition by George M. Cohan. With special musical setting. Today only at 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., Elinor Glyn's world-famous love…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-04-15 - 1925-04-16
Summary:

Today till Saturday at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Johnny Hines in 'Little Johnny Jones,' a Warner Bros. classic of the screen in 7 reels. With special musical setting. Picture included.

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-04-13 - 1925-04-13
Summary:

Today and tomorrow only at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Elinor Glyn's 'Three Weeks' with Conrad Nagel, Aileen Pringle and others. Starting Wednesday next, Johnny Hines in 'Little Johnny Jones,' a Warner Brothers feature in seven reels.

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-04-17 - 1925-04-17
Summary:

Today and tomorrow only at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Johnny Hines in 'Little Johnny Jones,' a Warner Brothers classic of the screen. Starting Sunday, Conrad Nagel and Alma Rubens in 'The Rejected Woman.'

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-04-17 - 1925-04-17
Summary:

Today and tomorrow only at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Johnny Hines in 'Little Johnny Jones,' a Warner Brothers classic in seven reels. Starting Sunday, Alma Rubens and Conrad Nagel in 'The Rejected Woman.' Today till Sunday at 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., the latest and most interesting…