A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-05-01 - 1925-05-08
Summary:

Today till Wednesday 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., the famous vaudeville company, 'Floradora' in their newest songs and dances. Also Buddy Messinger in 'Low Bridge.' Today till Friday 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., the latest Chinese super-production 'One Dollar' produced by the British…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-05-07 - 1925-05-13
Summary:

Starting today, Goldwyn presents Hugo Ballin's production of 'Vanity Fair' by Thackeray, with Mabel Ballin, as Becky Sharp, supported by Hobart Bosworth as Lord Steyne. Illustration included. May 9 Remarks: Today till Monday 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., an interesting comedy made in…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-11-04
Summary:

World Theatre will be screening 'Behind the Curtain' for the last time today. Mary Pickford's 'Mary Ain't Guilty' commences its run tomorrow. 'Kean' continues until Thursday at the 2:30 and 7:15 shows. Queen's Theatre, on the other hand, is screening…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-02-26
Summary:

Three Wise Fools,' King Vidor's first Goldwyn picture, now showing in the World Theatre. Eleanor Boardman, who made such a striking success in 'Souls for Sale' is the lead actor. She also played in 'Gimme,' Marshall Neilan's 'The Strangers Banquet'…

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Headline: Vanity Fair'
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-05-02
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Headline: Vanity Fair'
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-05-09
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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-05-07
Summary:

World Theatre will be screening the film version of Thackeray's novel 'Vanity Fair,' for 5 days. This Goldwyn production is directed by Hugo Ballin and features Mabel Ballin. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-05-09
Summary:

William Makepeace Thackeray's 'Vanity Fair' has been the greatest fiction narrative of its age. Since its first publication in 1848, several plays have been made from this novel, which includes Langdon Mitchell's adaption under the title 'Becky Sharp' which features…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-05-11
Summary:

Last night, World Theatre screened the film version of Thackeray's novel 'Vanity Fair,' featuring Mabel Ballin. Distributed by Goldwyn, this film was directed by Hugo Ballin. The gripping story that is put up on the screen stays very close to its original source. The film exhibits…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-06-13
Summary:

World Theatre is screening 'Slave of Desire' which was made at Goldwyn studio for distribution by Goldwyn-Cosmopolitan. The film is Charles Whittaker's adaptation of Honore de Balzac's story 'Magic Skin.' Gilbert E. Gable, president of Achievement Films, Inc., and…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-05-07 - 1925-05-12
Summary:

Starting Saturday 9th, Goldwyn presents Hugo Ballin's production of 'Vanity Fair,' by Thackeray, will Mabel Ballin, supported by Hobart Bosworth. Illustration included.

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-05-07 - 1925-05-07
Summary:

By special request, Floradora Vaudeville Company in their popular songs and dances, for two more days only. Today and tomorrow at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m. Starting Saturday next, Goldwyn presents Thackeray's world-famous novel, 'Vanity Fair.' Today only at 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., the latest…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-05-08 - 1925-05-08
Summary:

Today only at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Floradora Vaudeville Company gives their farewell performances in songs and dances. Starting tomorrow, 'Vanity Fair,' by Thackeray with Mabel Ballin, Hobart Bosworth and a great cast.

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-05-09 - 1925-05-09
Summary:

You have wanted to see the best that the screen can give. Now we are delighted to present to picture-goers the most famous novel in all English literature, the immortal work of Thackeray, 'Vanity Fair' with Mabel Ballin, supported by Hobart Bosworth. Starting today at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-05-09 - 1925-05-09
Summary:

Today till Wednesday at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Goldwyn presents Hugo Ballin's production of 'Vanity Fair,' by Thackeray, with Mabel Ballin, supported by Hobart Bosworth, distributed by Goldwyn, Illustration and plot included.

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-05-11 - 1925-05-13
Summary:

Today till Wednesday at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., 'Vanity Fair' with Mabel Ballin, Hobart Bosworth and others. Starting Thursday next, Mme. And Mons. Dorros, world's famous singers and dancers in their wonderful songs and dances. Also Eugene O'Brien in 'Worlds Apart.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-05-07
Summary:

It is hardly necessary to remind anyone that the Becky referred to is the principal character in Thackeray's great novel of 'Vanity Fair,' which comes to the World Theatre on Saturday for five days. Mabel Ballin plays Becky. Hugo Ballin directed the film for Goldwyn. 'Becky…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-05-09
Summary:

Probably the most widely read novel ever written in English is William Makepeace Thackeray's 'Vanity Fair.' Many plays have been made from 'Vanity Fair,' notably, in America, Langdon Mitchell's adaptation under the title of 'Becky Sharp,' which served Mrs…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-05-11
Summary:

Mable Ballin's followers were justified in asking her husband, Hugo Ballin, the painter and motion picture director and producer, to present her in a new picturization of Thackeray's 'Vanity Fair.' The first screening of that picture, distributed by Goldwyn, took place at the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-06-13
Summary:

When Gilbert E. Gable, president of Achievement Films, Inc., and George D. Baker, the director, began casting for the players to interpret the characters of 'Slave of Desire,' a picturization of Honore de Balzac's famous novel, 'Le Peau de Chagrin' (usually known in…