A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-09-28 - 1921-09-28
Summary:

Showing shortly! The great historical and patriotic drama, 'The Symbol of Sacrifice,' a story of the British flag and its glory in 8 reels. A 'cinemasterpiece' produced at a cost of $250,000. Produced by African Film Productions Ltd.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-09-30 - 1921-10-03
Summary:

Tonight! At 9.15 p.m., 'The Symbol of Sacrifice,' a story of the British flags and its glory in 8 reels. Matinee programmers: Friday to Monday, 5.15 p.m., 'The Kingdom of Love.' 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., final episode of 'Vanishing Trails.' Usual Prices. Booking at Messrs…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-10-13 - 1921-10-15
Summary:

Friday 14th Saturday 15th & Monday 17th, 'The Symbol of Sacrifice' in 8 parts. Owing to the great length of this picture, the show starts at 4.30 p.m. sharp.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-10-14 - 1921-10-17
Summary:

William Fox presents Dustin Farnum in 'The Scarlet Pimpernel.' Matinee 4.30 p.m. sharp! 'The Symbol of Sacrifice' in 8 parts. 2.30 & 7.15 p.m., 'Trailed by Three,' 4 & 5 epis. Booking at Messrs. Mehta & Co.

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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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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-10-01
Summary:

The story of the British flag is the theme of the special film being shown at the World Theatre this weekend, under the title of 'The Symbol of Sacrifice.' The cast includes thousands of actors and the picture os a wonderful combination of genius in staging and marvellous…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-10-03
Summary:

The management of the World Theatre has invited 80 Boy Scouts and Cadets to witness 'The Symbol of Sacrifice' this evening.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-10-05
Summary:

At the World Theatre on Friday afternoon is being shown 'The Symbols of Sacrifice' for the last time and all who have not seen this picture should make a point of doing so. On Tuesday evening, in addition to many Boy Scouts and Cadets who were entertained by the theatre, H. E. the…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-10-10
Summary:

The management of the World Theatre will screen the great patriotic picture 'The Symbol of Sacrifice' this afternoon at 4.30 sharp and also on Friday 14th, Saturday 15th and Monday 17th at 5 p.m. Russian and Hungarian dances by Mr. & Mrs. Gordon at tomorrow's matinee at 4.30 p…

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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: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-09-30
Summary:

The Symbol of Sacrifice' in eight exciting parts, will be screened for the first time in Hongkong at the World Theatre. The film was produced by The African Film Productions Ltd., and shown by The Middle East Films Ltd.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-10-03
Summary:

The management of the World Theatre has invited 80 boy scouts and cadets to witness the great production 'The Symbol of Sacrifice' tonight.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-10-10
Summary:

World Theatre is screening the film 'The Symbol of Sacrifice.' A double attraction is offered in Russian and Hungarian dance by Mr. and Mrs. Gordan.

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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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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-09-30 - 1921-10-03
Summary:

Tonight at 9.15 p.m., 'The Symbol of Sacrifice,' a story of the British flag and its glory in 8 reels. Usual prices. Secure your seats from Messrs Mehta and Co. Matinee programmes: Friday to Monday at 5.15 p.m., 'The Kingdom of Love'; 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., 'Vanishing…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-09-29 - 1921-09-29
Summary:

Announcement extraordinary, showing shortly a stupendous cinematograph achievement, 'Symbol of Sacrifice,' a story of the British flag and its glory in 8 reels, produced by African Film Productions, Ltd. Watch for further particulars.