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: 1924-07-03
Summary:

Newspaper writers are often unable to resist the picturesque but the first who said that the 'heartbeats of humanity throb through ‘Salvation Nell,' Whitman Bennett's masterpiece,' was not very far wrong as anybody visiting the Star Theatre this evening can see for himself.…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-07-04
Summary:

Salvation Nell,' the Star Theatre's notable new feature film, is exciting, alike for its intensely moving story, its faithful settings and its convincing acting. Dealing with New York's East Side, it is unusually rich in human appeal.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-07-05
Summary:

Kowloon cinema-goers are particularly well catered for today, the Star Theatre showing the New York Eastside drama, 'Salvation Nell,' in which Paulin Stark plays the leading role. Based on a celebrated play, 'Salvation Nell' has all the elements that make the good play – a…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-01-13
Summary:

Between Christmas and the Chinese New Year, it is appropriate that the Coronet should screen two pictures featuring the Carnival spirit – the 'Merry-Go-Round' and 'Rosita.' It was quite apparent from its reception on Sunday that it would attract more than the average cinema…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-02-02
Summary:

There were crowded houses again at the Star yesterday, to witness Booth Tarkington's dynamic society drama, 'The Turmoil.' Those who saw Tarkington's previous production, 'The Flirt,' a big and interesting picture were not disappointed. Film plot included. George…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-02-05
Summary:

Hongkong folk who have read Francis [sic] Hodgson Burnett's story, 'Editha's Burglar,' will be delighted to know that the film version, entitled 'The Family Secret,' is to be screened at the Star Theatre. The story is given an entirely new charm by Baby Peggy. Those…