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: 1923-12-03 - 1923-12-14
Summary:

Teaser ads for the film 'The Flame of Life.' December 3 Remarks: The ads didn't mention the theatre's name, surmised from other ads. December 12 Remarks: It is from Frances Hodgson Burnett's novel, and directed by Hobart Henley who made 'The Flirt.' Film…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-12-12 - 1923-12-15
Summary:

Wed. 12th to Sat. 15th December, Priscilla Dean in 'The Flame of Life,' Universal-Jewl in 7 reels. Admission, 9.15 p.m., $1.3 & 70 cents; 5.15 p.m., 80 & 60 cents. Booking at the Theatre.

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-09-01 - 1924-09-02
Summary:

Clara Kimball Young in 'Straight from Paris' from Sun. 31st Aug. to Tue. 2nd. Sept. at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m. Sunday matinee at 6 p.m. Commencing Wed., Virginia Valli in 'A Lady of Quality.' September 2 Remarks: 'Itching Palms' and 'Oregon Trail' at 2.15 and 7…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-09-03 - 1924-09-06
Summary:

Wed. 3rd to Sat. 6th at 5.15 & 9.15 p.m., Virginia Valli in 'A Lady of Quality.' Film plot included. September 3-4 Remarks: Also, 'Itching Palms' and 'Oregon Trail,' epis. 9 & 10, at 2.15 & 7 p.m. China Sun co.'s latest production, 'The Flood…

5
Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-09-08 - 1924-09-09
Summary:

Stormswept' starring Wallace & Noah Beery, today & tomorrow only at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m. From Mon. to Thur. at 2.15 & 7 p.m., Virginia Valli in 'A Lady of Quality,' parts 1-4, and 'Oregon Trail,' epis. 13 & 14. Usual prices. September 9 Remarks: Starting…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-09-10 - 1924-09-13
Summary:

Today till Saturday at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Daniel Carson Goodman's 'What's Wrong with the Women?' Also, new round of Leather Pushers, 'He Loops to Conquer.' Today and tomorrow at 2.15 and 7 p.m., Virginia Valli in 'A Lady of Quality,' parts 1-4, and '…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-09-15 - 1924-09-16
Summary:

Today and tomorrow only at 5.15 & 9.15, Jack Hoxie's 'The Phantom Horseman.' Film plot included. Also, at 2.30 & 7.15 p.m., 'Oregon Trail,' epis. 17 & 18. Usual prices. September 16 Remarks: Commencing tomorrow, Daniel Carson Goodman's 'Has the…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-09-17 - 1924-09-20
Summary:

Today till Saturday at 5.15 & 9.15 p.m., Daniel Carson Goodman's 'Has the World Gone Mad!' Film plot included. Also, 'Leather Pushers,' round 21. Usual prices. September 17-19 Remarks: On page 4, other ads on 'Has the World Gone Mad!' and 'Leather…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-11-03 - 1924-11-08
Summary:

Mary Pickford in 'Mary Ain't Guilty.' Film plot included. Also, Round 24 of 'Leather Pushers.' Commencing tomorrow. Booking at Moutrie's before 5 p.m., and at the Theatre after 5 p.m. November 3 Remarks: Today & tomorrow only, an all star cast in 'Behind…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-11-10 - 1924-11-11
Summary:

Today & tomorrow at 5.15 & 9.15 p.m., Constance Talmadge in 'The Lesson' and The Hongkong Fire Brigade Annual Drill Display (China Sun's latest production) at usual prices. Today till Thursday at 2.30 & 7.15 p.m., Eddie Polo in 'Secret Four' (ep. 1, 2 & 3…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-11-12 - 1924-11-15
Summary:

Today till Saturday at 5.15 & 9.15 p.m., 'The Mailman' starring Ralph Lewis, Johnnie Walker and a brilliant cast. Special music at usual prices. November 12 Remarks: Small ads on 'The Mailman' only on page 4, 5, 11 & 14. November 12-13 Remarks: On page 3, another ad.…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-11-17 - 1924-11-17
Summary:

Last chance to see Hoot Gibson in 'Kindled Courage,' final show today at 5.15 & 9.15 p.m. Commencing tomorrow, Warner Bros. presents 'Broadway After Dark,' with Adolphe Menjou, Anna Q. Eilson [sic], Norma Shearer, Carmel Myers and others. Today till Saturday at 2.30…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-11-18 - 1924-11-22
Summary:

Today till Saturday at 5.15 & 9.15 p.m., Warner Bros. presents 'Broadway After Dark' with Adolphe Menjou, Anna Q. Nilson [sic], Norma Shearer, Carmel Myers and others. November 18 Remarks: Today till Thursday at 2.30 & 7.15 p.m., Emory Johnson's 'The Mailman,'…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-11-24 - 1924-11-29
Summary:

Commencing tomorrow, Diana Karenne in 'The Martyr Queen.' Over 10000 feet of exciting scenes with special music at usual prices. Film plot included. November 25-27 Remarks: On page 12, Today till Saturday at 5.15 & 9.15 p.m., 'The Martyr Queen.' By special request, the…

15
Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-12-01 - 1924-12-02
Summary:

Today & tomorrow only at 5.15 & 9.15, Norma Talmadge in 'The New Moon.' Film plot included. Usual prices. Starting Wednesday next, 'The Girl Who Came Back' with Miriam Cooper, Kenneth Harlan, Gaston Glass, Joseph Dowling, Zasu Pitts, Fred Malatesta, Ethel Shannon,…

16
Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-12-03 - 1924-12-06
Summary:

Today till Saturday at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., 'The Girl Who Came Back' with Miriam Cooper, Keeneth Harlan, Gaston Glass, Joseph Dowlieg [sic], Zasu Pitts, Fred Xalatesia [sic], Ethel Shannon, Mary Culver. December 3-4 Remarks: On page 3 & 5, film plot and photo included. December 3-4…

17
Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-12-08 - 1924-12-09
Summary:

Today & tomorrow only at 5.15 & 9.15 p.m., Mae Marsh in 'The Beloved Traitor.' At usual prices. Starting Wed. next, Warner Bros. presents 'The Gold Diggers,' in 9 reels with Hope Hamption [sic], Louise Fazenda, Windham Standing and a notable cast. Today till Thursday…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-12-09 - 1924-12-13
Summary:

Wed. Dec. 10th at 5.15 & 9.15 p.m., Warner Bros. presents 'The Gold Diggers,' in 9 reels with Hope Hamption, Louise Fazenda, Windham Standing and a notable cast. Film plot included. December 9-12 Remarks: On page 4 & 5, Illustration included. December 10-11 Remarks: Today…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-12-12
Summary:

Today, World Theatre will be screening the Universal-Jewel production entitled 'The Flame of Life.' The film was directed by Hobart Henley. The ranch at Universal City together with leased acreage in the San Fernando Valley was tunnelled and bored for shafts and underground passages…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-12-13
Summary:

Last night, World Theatre screened a Hobart Henley Universal-Jewel production entitled 'The Flame of Life' featuring Priscilla Dean who presented a portrayal great in its very simplicity. The story is not a conventional one. It is quite human and complete.