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: 1922-06-23 - 1922-06-26
Summary:

Today at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Ivan Abramson's super-picture, 'The Wrong Woman,' in 6 parts starring Olive Tell and Montaou [sic] Love. At 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., Eileen Sedgwick & George Larkin in 'Terror Trail,' epis. 1 and 2. Usual prices. Booking at the Theatre. June…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-06-30 - 1922-07-03
Summary:

At 9.15 p.m. only, China's great war picture entitled 'Wu Pei-fu & His Army,' and Bebe Daniels in 'She Couldn't Help It.' Prices $1.2 and 80 cents. Matinee at 5.15 p.m., Bebe Daniels in 'She Couldn't Help It,' Snub Pollard in 'Spot Cash.…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-07-07 - 1922-07-10
Summary:

Today at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., 'The Plaything of Broadway,' featuring Justine Johnstone. Also, Snub Pollard in 'Name the Day.' At 2.30 and 7.15 performance, Eileen Sedgwick in 'Terror Trail,' epis. 5 & 6. Usual price. Booking at the Theatre. July 8 & 10…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-07-11 - 1922-07-13
Summary:

Today at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Bessie Barriscale in 'A Trick of Fate.' At 2.30 and 7.15 performance, Eddie Polo in 'Do or Die,' final epis. and Eileen Sedgwick in 'Terror Trail,' epis. 7 & 8. Usual price. Booking at the Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-07-14 - 1922-07-17
Summary:

Today at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Pathe presents 'The Sage Hen' with Gladys Brockwell, Wallace MacDonald and Lillian Rich. At 2.30 and 7.15 performance, Eileen Sedgwick in 'Terror Trail,' epis. 9 & 10. Usual price. Booking at the Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-07-18 - 1922-07-20
Summary:

Today at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Selznick presents William Faversham in 'The Man Who Lost Himself,' in 7 parts. At 2.30 and 7.15 performance, Eileen Sedgwick in 'Terror Trail,' epis. 11 & 12. Usual price. Booking at the Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-07-25 - 1922-07-27
Summary:

Today at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Mae Murray in 'A-B-C of Love,' in 6 reels. At 2.30 and 7.15 performance, Eileen Sedgwick in 'Terror Trail,' epis. 13 & 14. Usual price. Booking at the Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-08-01 - 1922-08-03
Summary:

Today at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., William Fox presents Tom Mix in 'Six-Shooter Andy.' At 2.30 & 7.15 p.m., Eileen Sedgwick in 'Terror Trail,' epis. 15 & 16. Usual prices. Booking at the Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-08-08 - 1922-08-10
Summary:

Today at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Bessie Barriscale in 'Two-Gun Betty.' At 2.30 & 7.15 p.m., Eileen Sedgwick in 'Terror Trail,' epis. 17 & 18 (final). Usual prices. Booking at the Theatre.

10
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…

11
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: 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,…

13
Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-04-27 - 1925-05-02
Summary:

Today till Saturday, 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., George Arliss with Alice Joyce in Distinctive Productions' 'The Green Goddess,' with Harry T. Morey and David Powell, distributed by Goldwyn Cosmopolitan. With special musical setting. Picture or illustration included. April 29 Remarks:…

14
Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-05-01 - 1925-05-08
Summary:

Today till Wednesday 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., the famous vaudeville company, 'Floradora' in their newest songs and dances. Also Buddy Messinger in 'Low Bridge.' Today till Friday 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., the latest Chinese super-production 'One Dollar' produced by the British…

15
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…

16
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.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-09-01
Summary:

World Theatre will be screening a Universal super-Jewel production 'A Lady of Quality' starring Hobart Henley, from next Wednesday. Hobart Henley is famous for his directing films like 'The Flame of Life' and 'The Flirt.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-04-17
Summary:

The World Theatre is soon to show 'The Green Goddess' with George Arliss in the part he took in the late William Archer's famous play.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-04-25
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-04-27
Summary:

The Green Goddess,' starring George Arliss, Alice Joyce, David Powell and Harry T. Morey, will be shown at the World Theatre for 5 days beginning tomorrow. The producer is Mr. Olcott. Plot and production summary included.