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: 1924-11-03 - 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…

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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,…

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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…

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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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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-03-16 - 1925-03-24
Summary:

By special request, 'Koenigsmark.' Today only, I. Mozukin and N. Lessienko in 'The Morphine's Prey.' March 16 remarks: Coming! Merry-Go-Round. Mary Philbin in 'The Gaiety Girl.' March 17 remarks: 'Koenigsmark' based on a story of Pierre Benoit. Jack…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-03-19 - 1925-03-23
Summary:

In Carl Laemmle's Universal Jewel, 'The Gaiety Girl' starring Mary Philbin, supported by Freeman Wood, William Haines, Joseph J. Dowling, DeWitt Jennings, James O. Barrows and Grace Darmond, a King Baggot production. See also Jack Dempsey in 'Fight and Win.' March 20…

15
Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-03-25 - 1925-03-28
Summary:

Baby Peggy in 'Helen's Babies,' with Clara Bow, Edward Everett Horton, Claire Admas and Richard Tucker. A Principal Pictures Master Production. March 25 and 26 remarks: Coming. 'Temptation' with Byrant Washburn, Eva Novak, June Elvidge, Phillips Smalley and Vernon Steele…

16
Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-04-02 - 1925-04-04
Summary:

Today and tomorrow, 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Mia May in 'The Price She Paid,' in eight reels, adapted from E. Bajda's stage play. Usual prices. Starting Sunday, 'The Barefoot Boy.' Also Jack Dempsey in 'West of the Water Bucket,' the third of the 'Fight and Win…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-04-04 - 1925-04-08
Summary:

Today till Wednesday, 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., 'The Barefoot Boy' featuring John Bowers, Marjorie Daw, Sylvia Breamer, and a marvellous all star cast. Also Jack Dempsey in 'West of the Water Bucket,' the third of the 'Fight and Win' series. Picture or illustration…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-04-17 - 1925-04-22
Summary:

Today till Wednesday, 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Distinctive Pictures Corporation presents 'The Rejected Woman,' with Alma Rubens, Conrad Nagel and Wyndham Standing, directed by Albert Parker, from the story by John Lynch. Illustration included. April 20 & 21 Remarks: Starting Thursday,…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-04-23 - 1925-04-27
Summary:

Showing today, 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., a magnificent photodramatization of the famous novel by Kathleen Norris, Carl Laemmle presents 'Butterfly,' starring Laura La Plante, Norman Kerry, Kenneth Harlan, Ruth Clifford and Margaret Livingston. Also Jack Dempsey in 'So This Is Paris,…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-05-14 - 1925-05-16
Summary:

Today and tomorrow 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Mme. And Mons. Dorros in their wonderful act. Also Eugene O'Brien in 'Worlds Apart.' Starting Sunday 17th, William Fox presents 'The Eleventh Hour.' Picture or illustration included. May 16 Remarks: On page 11 and 14, showing also…