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: 1925-05-01 - 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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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-05-07 - 1925-05-13
Summary:

Starting today, Goldwyn presents Hugo Ballin's production of 'Vanity Fair' by Thackeray, with Mabel Ballin, as Becky Sharp, supported by Hobart Bosworth as Lord Steyne. Illustration included. May 9 Remarks: Today till Monday 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., an interesting comedy made in…

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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: 1925-02-26
Summary:

Three Wise Fools,' King Vidor's first Goldwyn picture, now showing in the World Theatre. Eleanor Boardman, who made such a striking success in 'Souls for Sale' is the lead actor. She also played in 'Gimme,' Marshall Neilan's 'The Strangers Banquet'…

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Headline: Vanity Fair'
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-05-02
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Headline: Vanity Fair'
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-05-09
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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: 1925-05-07
Summary:

World Theatre will be screening the film version of Thackeray's novel 'Vanity Fair,' for 5 days. This Goldwyn production is directed by Hugo Ballin and features Mabel Ballin. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-05-09
Summary:

William Makepeace Thackeray's 'Vanity Fair' has been the greatest fiction narrative of its age. Since its first publication in 1848, several plays have been made from this novel, which includes Langdon Mitchell's adaption under the title 'Becky Sharp' which features…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-05-11
Summary:

Last night, World Theatre screened the film version of Thackeray's novel 'Vanity Fair,' featuring Mabel Ballin. Distributed by Goldwyn, this film was directed by Hugo Ballin. The gripping story that is put up on the screen stays very close to its original source. The film exhibits…

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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: 1925-05-07 - 1925-05-12
Summary:

Starting Saturday 9th, Goldwyn presents Hugo Ballin's production of 'Vanity Fair,' by Thackeray, will Mabel Ballin, supported by Hobart Bosworth. Illustration included.

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-05-07 - 1925-05-07
Summary:

By special request, Floradora Vaudeville Company in their popular songs and dances, for two more days only. Today and tomorrow at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m. Starting Saturday next, Goldwyn presents Thackeray's world-famous novel, 'Vanity Fair.' Today only at 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., the latest…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-05-08 - 1925-05-08
Summary:

Today only at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Floradora Vaudeville Company gives their farewell performances in songs and dances. Starting tomorrow, 'Vanity Fair,' by Thackeray with Mabel Ballin, Hobart Bosworth and a great cast.

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-05-09 - 1925-05-09
Summary:

You have wanted to see the best that the screen can give. Now we are delighted to present to picture-goers the most famous novel in all English literature, the immortal work of Thackeray, 'Vanity Fair' with Mabel Ballin, supported by Hobart Bosworth. Starting today at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m…