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: 1921-11-08 - 1921-11-10
Summary:

Tonight at 9.15 p.m., Jack Sherrill & Mable Withee in 'Once to Every Man,' in 6 parts, Comedies and Pathe News. Matinees: 5.15 p.m., 'La La Lucille.' 2.30 & 7.15 p.m., Eddie Polo in 6 & 7 episodes of 'King of Circus.' Usual prices. Booking at Messrs.…

2
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-08-11 - 1922-08-14
Summary:

Today at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Realart presents Alice Brady in 'Out of the Chorus,' Snub Pollard Comedy and Pathe News. At 2.30 & 7.15 p.m., June Caprice & George B. Seitz in 'Sky Ranger,' epis. 8 & 9. Usual prices. Booking at the Theatre. August 12 &14 Remarks…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-09-16 - 1921-09-17
Summary:

Tonight! At 9.15 p.m., Ruffells presents 'The Great Game,' in 6 parts featuring Bombardier Wells and an all-star cast, Pathe's latest News and Comedies. Matinee programme: 5.15 p.m., 'Fool's Gold,' 2.30 & 7.15 p.m., 'Vanishing Trail,' 10 & 11 epis…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-08-25 - 1922-08-28
Summary:

At 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Realart presents Mary Miles Minter in 'The Little Clown,' Snub Pollard Comedy and Pathe News. At 2.30 & 7.15 p.m., June Caprice & George B. Seitz in 'Sky Ranger,' epis. 12 & 13. Usual prices. Booking at the Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-05-26 - 1924-05-27
Summary:

Mon. 26th & Tue. 27th for two days only, Florence Reed in 'Eternal Mother,' Pathe News and Felix the Cat comedy.

6
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: 1921-10-15
Summary:

A crowded house at the World Theatre greeted 'The Scarlet Pimpernel' last night when it was shown for the first time. Dustin Farnum takes the main role and supported by Winifred Kingston. Film synopsis included. Pathe's News is shown as usual and there are comedies and other films…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-11-02
Summary:

La La Lucille,' the star film now showing at the World Theatre, is one long laugh from start to finish. With such names as Eddie Lyons and Lee Moran in the cast, the acting is bound to be good. Film synopsis included. The programme also includes some minor films, with the usual Pathe's…

10
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-11-16
Summary:

The star film at the World Theatre is a five-part drama entitled 'Betrayed.' Film synopsis included. Other films are the Pathe News and a couple of good comedies. At the matinees, two further episodes of 'King of the Circus,' featuring Eddie Polo, are being screened.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-08-29
Summary:

World Theatre is going to screen a William Fox drama entitled 'Brave and Bold,' tonight. The Pathe world news also contains some very interesting records of recent events.

12
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.…

13
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…

14
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-05-26 - 1924-05-27
Summary:

Monday 26th and Tuesday 27th for two days only, Florence Reed in 'Eternal Mother.' Also Pathe News and Felix the Cat Comedy.

15
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.

17
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…

18
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-11-08 - 1921-11-10
Summary:

Tonight at 9.15 p.m., Jack Sherrill and Mabel Withee in a rugged drama of human interest, 'Once to Every Man' in 5 parts. Also comedies and Pathe News. Matinees: 5.15 p.m., 'La La Lucille,' a special comedy attraction in 5 parts; 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., Eddie Polo in 'King…

19
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-11-15 - 1921-11-17
Summary:

Tonight at 9.15 p.m., William Fox presents Miriam Cooper in 'Betrayed.' Also Pathe's News and comedies. Booking at Messrs Mehta and Co. (Tel. 951.)

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-08-11 - 1922-08-14
Summary:

Today at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Realart Pictures presents Alice Brady in 'Out of the Chorus,' ‘Snub' Comedy and Pathe News. 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., June Caprice and George B. Seitz in 'Sky Ranger' episodes 8 and 9. Usual prices. Booking at the theatre. August 12 Remarks: Sunday…