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: 1925-01-07 - 1925-01-10
Summary:

Today till Saturday, the picture you've been long waiting for 'Merry-Go-Round' in eleven reels featuring Mary Philbin, Norman Kerry and a great cast. The latest Chinese super-production 'The Valiant Brothers' in ten reels produced by Commercial Press Ltd. Also 'Mr.…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-01-12 - 1925-01-13
Summary:

Carmel Myers in 'The Love Pirate' also featuring Kathryn McGuire, Melbourne McDowell, Clyde Fillmore. Don't forget to see France Dhelia in 'Demi-Virgins.' Coming! William Fox presents 'Over the Hill.' January 12 remarks: Today, the best Chinese production…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-01-14 - 1925-01-17
Summary:

France Dhelia in 'Demi-Virgins,' 6 reels, based on the novel by Gaston Roude. Coming! William Fox presents 'Over the Hill.' January 15 remarks: Today only, a super Chinese production, 'Between Love and Wealth.' Also, 'The Masters of China.' January 16…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-01-19 - 1925-01-20
Summary:

Conway Tearle in 'The Referee' and Eugene O'Brien in 'Chivalrous Charley.' Starting Wednesday, Lois Weber presents 'The Blot.' Coming! William Fox presents 'Over the Hill.'

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-01-21 - 1925-01-23
Summary:

Lois Weber, producer of 'Hypocrites,' 'Shoes,' 'To Please One Woman,' 'The Price of a Good Time,' 'Where are My Children?' 'Too Wise Wives,' presents The Blot. Commencing Sunday, William Fox presents 'Over the Hill.' January…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-01-26 - 1925-02-03
Summary:

William Fox presents 'Over the Hill ' in eleven reels. Today and tomorrow, the latest and best Chinese production 'The Test of True Love' produced by the Commercial Press. January 27 remarks: Starting tomorrow, Norma Talmadge in 'The Probation Wife.' January 31…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-01-28 - 1925-01-30
Summary:

Norma Talmadge with Thomas Meighan in 'The Probation Wife.' Added attraction 'No Money to Guide Them' [sic] (2 reels comedy). January 28 remarks: The latest and best Chinese production 'The Test of True Love' (produced by Commercial Press Ltd.) January 29 remarks…

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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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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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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: 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: 1925-01-12 - 1925-01-12
Summary:

Today and tomorrow only at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Carmel Myers in 'The Love Pirate.' Special music. Usual prices. Starting Wednesday next, France Dhelia in 'Demi-Virgins.' Coming, William Fox presents 'Over the Hill.' Watch for its opening date. Today only at 2.30 and…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-01-14 - 1925-01-15
Summary:

Today till Saturday at 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., Europe's most famous screen star, France Dhelia in 'The Demi-Virgins,' in 8 reels. Special music. Usual price. Coming, William Fox presents 'Over the Hill.' Today and tomorrow only at 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., the best Chinese…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-01-14 - 1925-01-15
Summary:

Showing today at 5.15 and 9.15, France Dhelia in 'Demi-Virgins' in 8 reels, the love drama magnificent, based on the world-famous novel, by Gaston Roudes. Special music. Usual prices. Coming, William Fox presents 'Over the Hill.' Watch for its opening date. Picture included…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-01-21 - 1925-01-22
Summary:

Today till Saturday at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Lois Weber presents the biggest human heart story ever screened, 'The Blot.' Special music. Usual prices. Starting Sunday next, William Fox presents 'Over the Hill' in 11 reels. Watch for it. Today and tomorrow only at 2.30 and 7.15…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-01-21 - 1925-01-22
Summary:

Starting today till Saturday at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Lois Weber presents 'The Blot' in 8 reels. Special music. Usual prices. Commencing Sunday, William Fox presents 'Over the Hill.' Picture included.

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-01-24 - 1925-01-24
Summary:

Today only at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Lois Weber presents 'The Blot.' Special music. Ordinary prices. Starting Sunder at 5.15 sharp and 9.15 p.m., William Fox presents 'Over the Hill' in 11 reels. Starting Saturday at 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., the latest and best Chinese production,…