A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-06-13
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-10-22
Summary:

The attraction at the Star Theatre all next week, will be 'Enemies of Women' which is claimed to be the biggest film spectacle ever made. Over 50,000 people were employed at one time or another to portray the many stupendous scenes of Blasco Ibanez's famous story. Many incidents…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-10-23
Summary:

A whole year on Broadway was not enough to take care of the crowds eager to see the sensational Cosmopolitan super photoplay, 'Enemies of Women,' and arrangements had to be made to continue the run at the Cameo Theatre, New York, where it is still playing to capacity houses daily. The…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-10-25
Summary:

12 capacity weeks on Broadway were not enough to take care of the crowds eager to see the sensational super photoplay, 'Enemies of Women,' and arrangements were made to continue the run indefinitely at the Cameo Theatre. The crowds were thrilled and entertained by the many beautiful…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-10-27
Summary:

Crowds visited the Star Theatre yesterday and the following nights should see the place crowded. How the power of symbolism is vitalized through the medium of the motion picture camera is aptly illustrated in this screen version of the Ibanez novel. In the photoplay, Lionel Barrymore is…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-10-31
Summary:

According to Alma Rubens, featured with Lionel Barrymore in Vicente Blasco Ibanez's story, 'Enemies of Women,' showing at the Star Theatre the American woman is far more beautiful of face, form and even feet than the French woman. But the French woman is more beautiful from neck…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-11-03
Summary:

The Face in the Fog,' has not belied its title, and the story of a crook whose change into a peaceful citizen, and back again to his former life when the circumstances demand it, has appealed to the crowds who make the Coronet their favourite weekend engagement. Lionel Barrymore, who plays…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-11-03
Summary:

Concluding a week's successful showing of 'The Enemies of Women,' the management of the Star Theatre has again commenced the week auspiciously and announce programmes that should appeal to all. Yesterday witnessed superb representations on two famous operas by the equally famous…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-11-21
Summary:

Such is the claim made in respect of the picture now being shown at the Star Theatre. 'Enemies of Women' attracted its thousands; 'Little Old New York' should be equally persuasive in its appeal to those who are moved by gorgeous settings and thrills. Marion Davies is the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-04-20
Summary:

Alma Rubens was born in California and makes her feature pictures in New York City. It was there that she appeared in such notable successes as 'Under the Red Robe,' 'Enemies of Woman,' and in 'The Rejected Woman,' her latest starring vehicle in which she will be…

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Headline: Impersonation
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-05-13
Summary:

(To the Editor, S. C. M. Post) Sir, – By all means, go to the Coronet to see John Barrymore in 'Enemies of Women.' This polished actor now demonstrates his remarkable ability by giving an almost photographic imitation of his brother Lionel. It couldn't be possible that it is…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-19
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-11-08
Summary:

Mary Pickford is always a welcome visitor, and her announced appearance at the Star tonight in 'Little Lord Fauntleroy' makes pleasant reading. She must be commended for one virtue before all others, she invariably chooses appropriate plays. Reports of exhibitors all state that their…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-11-09
Summary:

Mary Pickford in 'Little Lord Fauntleroy' is a strong film attraction at the Star. A special attraction for the three nights beginning Monday will be the Forbes Russell Comedy Company in a selection for their repertoire: 'Paddy the Next Best Thing,' 'Secrets,' and…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-11-16
Summary:

The Flirt' originally announced for two days only at the Grand, has proved such a popular success that the management will show it for one day longer. Last night, it was enjoyed by a big house and many requests were received to hold it over. It will be shown today only, giving place…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-11-17
Summary:

Mary Pickford is due at the popular priced Wanchai house tonight, in 'Little Lord Fauntleroy,' in which she plays a dual role, that of the little 'lord' and of 'Dearest,' his beloved mother. All the familiar characters of the book appear in the production. '…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-11-19
Summary:

Big houses showed their appreciation of a first-class programme at the Grand Saturday and last night. In the hands of Mary Pickford, Mrs. Burnett's familiar story is made into a singularly charming picture. Mary plays the dual role.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-12-13
Summary:

In order to make a picturization of Booth Tarkington's famous 'Penrod' that would conform to his ideals of the tale in screen form, Marshall Neilan was compelled to 'corer' the child market in Hollywood. In addition to the principal roles of the west at the time the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-01-18
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-08-04