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: 1925-02-09 - 1925-02-14
Summary:

Coming! 'Why Get Married?' February 12 and 14 remarks: The most beautiful girl in all France, Andree Lafayette in 'Why Get Married?' Starting Tuesday, the summit of motion picture achievement 'Koenigsmark.'

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-02-09 - 1925-02-10
Summary:

Today and tomorrow only, Constance Talmadge in 'The Sauce for the Goose' a drama of love, suspense and comedy. Starting Wednesday, the most beautiful girl in all France, Andree Lafayette in 'Why Get Married?' February 9-10 remarks: Coming! 'Koenigsmark.'

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-02-11 - 1925-02-14
Summary:

Today till Saturday, the most beautiful girl in all France, Andree Lafayette in 'Why Get Married?' Coming, the summit of motion picture achievement 'Koenigsmark.' February 11 remarks: Today till Friday, 'Mr. Nobody' episodes 19 and 20. Added attraction, magical…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-02-16 - 1925-02-23
Summary:

The greatest picture of the season 'Koenigsmark' (in 12 reels). See Pierre Benoit's famous novel on the screen. February 17 remarks: Hongkong China Sun's first super production 'Love is Dangerous.' February 20-23 remarks: Starting Sunday, Claire Windsor in Lois…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-02-16 - 1925-02-16
Summary:

Last chance to see Russell Simpson, Gertrude Olmstead and Barbara Tenant [sic] in 'Shadows of Conscience' (in seven reels). Starting tomorrow, the wonderful picturization of Pierre Benoit's novel 'Koenigsmark' (in 12 reels).

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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: 1925-03-03 - 1925-03-07
Summary:

Today! Charles Dickens famous novel becomes the perfect movie 'Our Mutual Friend.' Better than 'A Tale of Two Cities.' By special request, 'Koenigsmark.' March 5 and 6 remarks: The latest and best Chinese feature 'How Road Diverged.' Also, Charles Chaplin…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-03-10 - 1925-03-14
Summary:

Starting tomorrow, Monte Blue and Irene Rich in 'Defying Destiny. The star is supported by a cast including Jackie Saunders, Russell Simpson and Tully Marshall. Constance Talmadge in 'The Beauty Shop.' March 11 and 12 remarks: Defying Destiny by Grace Sanderson Michie, A Louis…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-03-16 - 1925-03-24
Summary:

By special request, 'Koenigsmark.' Today only, I. Mozukin and N. Lessienko in 'The Morphine's Prey.' March 16 remarks: Coming! Merry-Go-Round. Mary Philbin in 'The Gaiety Girl.' March 17 remarks: 'Koenigsmark' based on a story of Pierre Benoit. Jack…

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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: Koenigsmark'
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-02-20
Summary:

The World Theatre has been showing the wonderful picturization of Pierre Benoit's world-famous novel, 'Koenigsmark.'

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Headline: Koenigsmark'
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-03-17
Summary:

World Theatre will be screening a French attraction entitled 'Koenigsmark' for the second time today. The film is based on the story of Pierre Benoit. Film synopsis included.

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Headline: Koenigsmark'
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-02-19
Summary:

The World Theatre has been showing the wonderful picturisation of Pierre Benoit's world famous novel 'Koenigsmark' for the last two days with great success. 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: 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: 1925-02-11 - 1925-02-13
Summary:

Today till Saturday at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Andree Lafayette in 'Why Get Married?' Special music usual prices. Coming, 'Koenigsmark.' February 12 Remarks: Picture included. February 13 Remarks: Picture included.

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-02-09 - 1925-09-10
Summary:

Today and tomorrow only at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Constance Talmadge in 'The Sauce for the Goose.' Usual prices. Starting Wednesday next, Andree Lafayette in 'Why Get Married?' Don't forget the date. Coming, 'Koenigsmark.' Watch for its opening date.