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: 1925-06-08 - 1925-06-10
Summary:

Today till Wednesday, 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., William Fox super special production of Zane Grey's famous story, 'The Last Trail' with Maurice Flynn, Eva Novak and Wallace Beery. Also Jack Dempsey in 'Bring Him In,' the sixth of the 'Fight and Win' series. Starting…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-06-10 - 1925-06-13
Summary:

Starting tomorrow, 5.15 and 9.15, Goldwyn presents Honoré de Balzac's famous story, 'Slave of Desire' with George Walsh, Bessie Love and Carmel Myers. June 11 & 12 Remarks: Every Thursday to Saturday, Ruth Roland in 'Ruth of the Range.' Every Sunday to Wednesday,…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-06-15 - 1925-06-18
Summary:

Today till Thursday 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., 'The Temporary Marriage' starring Mildred Davis and Kenneth Harlan. Usual prices. Every Sunday to Wednesday 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., William Fox presents 'Fantonmas.' June 17 & 18 Remarks: Starting tomorrow, 'More to Be Pitied Than…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-06-19 - 1925-06-22
Summary:

Today till Monday, 5.15 and 9.15, C. E. Blaney's great Broadway success, 'More to Be Pitied Than Scorned' starring Alice Lake, J. Frank Glendon, Rosemary Theby and a great cast. Also Jack Dempsey in 'The Title Holder,' the 7th of the 'Fight and Win' series.…

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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: 1925-06-11
Summary:

World Theatre announce that they are to show 'The Slave of Desire' from today. It is a wonderful picturization of Honore de Balzac's immortal story 'Magic Skin.' Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-06-12
Summary:

Slave of Desire' is a screen version of Balzac's world famous novel, 'The Magic Skin.' The picture is being shown at the World Theatre. Film plot included.

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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: 1925-06-11
Summary:

From today, World Theatre will be screening 'Slave of Desire.' The film is a screen version of Honore de Balzac's story 'Magic Skin.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-06-12
Summary:

Last night, World Theatre screened 'Slave of Desire' featuring Bessie Love, Carmel Myres and George Walsh. The film is a screen version of Honore de Balzac's story 'Magic Skin.' The film stays true to the original story. The supporting cast includes William Orlamond,…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-06-13
Summary:

World Theatre is screening 'Slave of Desire' which was made at Goldwyn studio for distribution by Goldwyn-Cosmopolitan. The film is Charles Whittaker's adaptation of Honore de Balzac's story 'Magic Skin.' Gilbert E. Gable, president of Achievement Films, Inc., and…

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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: 1925-06-08 - 1925-06-10
Summary:

Today till Wednesday at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., William Fox super special production, 'The Last Trail,' with Maurice Flynn, Eva Novak, Wallace Beery, etc. Also Jack Dempsey in 'Bring Him In,' the sixth of the 'Fight and Win' series. Staring Thursday, 'Slave of…

18
Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-06-11 - 1925-06-12
Summary:

Today till Sunday at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Goldwyn presents 'Slave of Desire,' with George Walsh, Bessie Love, Carmel Myers and a great cast, adapted from the great Honore de Balzac's immortal story. Time Table for our 2.30 and 7.15 p.m. shows: every Thursday to Saturday, Ruth…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-06-19 - 1925-06-20
Summary:

Today till Monday at 5.15 and 9.15, C. E. Blaney's great Broadway success, with an all-star cast including Alice Lake, Rosemary Theby, J. Frank Glendon, etc. Also Jack Dempsey in 'The Title Holder,' the 7th of the wonderful 'Fight and Win' series. Today at 2.30 and 7.15…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-06-10 - 1925-06-12
Summary:

Starting tomorrow at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., the photoplay magnificent, Goldwyn presents Honore de Balzac's famous story, 'Slave of Desire' with George Walsh, Bessie Love and Carmel Myers.