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: 1925-04-17 - 1925-04-22
Summary:

Today till Wednesday, 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Distinctive Pictures Corporation presents 'The Rejected Woman,' with Alma Rubens, Conrad Nagel and Wyndham Standing, directed by Albert Parker, from the story by John Lynch. Illustration included. April 20 & 21 Remarks: Starting Thursday,…

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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: 1925-04-21
Summary:

Kathleen Norris's latest novel to be filmed 'Butterfly,' comes to the World Theatre tomorrow. Production details and background included.

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Headline: Butterfly'
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-04-25
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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: 1925-04-22
Summary:

World Theatre will be screening the film version of Kathleen Norris's novel 'Butterfly,' tomorrow. The Universal Jewel attraction is directed by Clarence Brown and features Ruth Clifford, Laura La Plante, Kenneth Harlan and Norman Kerry. Film synopsis included.

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Headline: Butterfly'
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-04-24
Summary:

World Theatre is screening the Universal Jewel production 'Butterfly.' The film is a Clarence Brown adaptation of Kathleen Norris' novel. The film features Ruth Clifford, Laura La Plante and Norman Kerry. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-04-25
Summary:

World Theatre is screening the Universal Jewel production 'Butterfly.' The film is a Clarence Brown adaptation of Kathleen Norris' novel. The film features Ruth Clifford, Laura La Plante and Norman Kerry. The other five major characters are portrayed by Kenneth Harlan, Cesare…

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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: 1925-04-20 - 1925-04-21
Summary:

Today till Wednesday at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., 'The Rejected Woman' with Alma Rubens, Conrad Nagel, Wyndham Standing and a brilliant cast. With special musical setting. Coming, Laura La Plante in 'Butterfly,' Universal super-Jewel with an all-star cast. Also Jack Dempsey in…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-04-22 - 1925-04-22
Summary:

Starting tomorrow at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Kathleen Norris' world-famous novel, 'Butterfly,' a Universal super Jewel in eight reels, with a brilliant cast headed by Laura La Plante, Norman Kerry, Ruth Clifford, Kenneth Harlan, supported by Roy Barnes, Margaret Livingstone, Freeman…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-04-22 - 1925-04-22
Summary:

Last chance to see 'The Rejected Woman,' with Conrad Nagel, Alma Rubens, Wyndham Standing and a brilliant cast. Final shows today at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m. Starting tomorrow, Kathleen Norris' world-famous novel, 'Butterfly,' a Universal super Jewel in eight reels, with a…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-04-23 - 1925-04-24
Summary:

Starting today at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., a great Universal super Jewel made out of Kathleen Norris' world-famous novel, 'Butterfly' in 8 reels, with an all-star cast including Laura La Plante, Norman Kerry, Ruth Clifford and Kenneth Harlan. Also Jack Dempsey in 'So This Is Paris…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-04-23 - 1925-04-23
Summary:

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

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-04-25 - 1925-04-25
Summary:

A great Universal super Jewel made out of Kathleen Norris' world-famous novel, 'Butterfly' in 8 reels, with an all-star cast including Laura La Plante, Norman Kerry, Ruth Clifford and Kenneth Harlan. Also Jack Dempsey in 'So This Is Paris,' the fourth of the 'Fight…