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: 1924-09-25
Summary:

Highly contrasted are the two pictures which constitute this evening's Star Theatre programme. The first, 'The Inside of the Cup,' is based on a story by the famous American author, Winston Churchill, and can be best described as a society drama. Film plot included. The second,…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-09-26
Summary:

This evening, the Star Theatre offers again the big double programme comprising Winston Churchill's society drama 'The Inside of the Cup,' and Charlie Chaplin's intensely amusing comedy 'The Fireman.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-09-27
Summary:

Saturday finds the Star Theatre showing an exceptionally strong programme almost evenly divided into comedy and drama. The comedy is supplied by that prince of screen comedians, Charlie Chaplin, in 'The Fireman.' The drama is provided by 'The Inside of the Cup,' a penetrating…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-12-01
Summary:

Cinema patrons have nothing to grumble at the fare recently, and now, provided for them, particularly at the Coronet and Star Theatres. At the former, we have Douglas Fairbanks probably the most popular of all male screen artists. At the Star, we have Rudolph Valentino who is rapidly coming to…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-11-20
Summary:

The Star is celebrating the Anniversary Week by putting on some unusually good pictures. Starting with 'Salome' last Sunday, it is now presenting 'The Prisoner of Zenda,' with Alice Terry at the head of a star cast. Other films promised for this week are Harold Lloyd in…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-11-23
Summary:

Hoot Gibson, the most popular 'Western' star in pictures, is the star of 'Dead Game,' the film to be shown at the Star tonight. The director of the film has seen to it that plenty of wholesome comedy is introduced, and with Gibson doing all kinds of hair-raising acts, a good…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-11-24
Summary:

Hoot Gibson in a rip-roaring Western picture, with lots of good comedy intermingled, is the attraction at the Star tonight. On Sunday, the Drury Lane melodrama 'Hearts are Trumps' is due. Alice Terry has the principal part, and Rex Ingram directed.