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: 1924-06-13
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-09-02
Summary:

Spectacular scenes, love themes, psychology and an old atmosphere of days gone by – these elements are all in 'A Lady of Quality,' the Universal Jewel production starring Virginia Valli and directed by Hobart Henley, which comes to the World Theatre on Wednesday. This Henley production…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-10-22
Summary:

The attraction at the Star Theatre all next week, will be 'Enemies of Women' which is claimed to be the biggest film spectacle ever made. Over 50,000 people were employed at one time or another to portray the many stupendous scenes of Blasco Ibanez's famous story. Many incidents…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-10-23
Summary:

A whole year on Broadway was not enough to take care of the crowds eager to see the sensational Cosmopolitan super photoplay, 'Enemies of Women,' and arrangements had to be made to continue the run at the Cameo Theatre, New York, where it is still playing to capacity houses daily. The…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-10-25
Summary:

12 capacity weeks on Broadway were not enough to take care of the crowds eager to see the sensational super photoplay, 'Enemies of Women,' and arrangements were made to continue the run indefinitely at the Cameo Theatre. The crowds were thrilled and entertained by the many beautiful…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-10-27
Summary:

Crowds visited the Star Theatre yesterday and the following nights should see the place crowded. How the power of symbolism is vitalized through the medium of the motion picture camera is aptly illustrated in this screen version of the Ibanez novel. In the photoplay, Lionel Barrymore is…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-10-31
Summary:

According to Alma Rubens, featured with Lionel Barrymore in Vicente Blasco Ibanez's story, 'Enemies of Women,' showing at the Star Theatre the American woman is far more beautiful of face, form and even feet than the French woman. But the French woman is more beautiful from neck…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-11-03
Summary:

The Face in the Fog,' has not belied its title, and the story of a crook whose change into a peaceful citizen, and back again to his former life when the circumstances demand it, has appealed to the crowds who make the Coronet their favourite weekend engagement. Lionel Barrymore, who plays…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-11-03
Summary:

Concluding a week's successful showing of 'The Enemies of Women,' the management of the Star Theatre has again commenced the week auspiciously and announce programmes that should appeal to all. Yesterday witnessed superb representations on two famous operas by the equally famous…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-11-21
Summary:

Such is the claim made in respect of the picture now being shown at the Star Theatre. 'Enemies of Women' attracted its thousands; 'Little Old New York' should be equally persuasive in its appeal to those who are moved by gorgeous settings and thrills. Marion Davies is the…

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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: 1925-04-20
Summary:

Alma Rubens was born in California and makes her feature pictures in New York City. It was there that she appeared in such notable successes as 'Under the Red Robe,' 'Enemies of Woman,' and in 'The Rejected Woman,' her latest starring vehicle in which she will be…

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Headline: Impersonation
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-05-13
Summary:

(To the Editor, S. C. M. Post) Sir, – By all means, go to the Coronet to see John Barrymore in 'Enemies of Women.' This polished actor now demonstrates his remarkable ability by giving an almost photographic imitation of his brother Lionel. It couldn't be possible that it is…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-09-01
Summary:

Booth Tarkington's story, 'The Flirt,' is one of the most widely read books and its entertainment value is greatly enhanced by its presentation in screen form. It was made into a magnificent film by the Universal Picture Corporation and will be seen at the World Theatre soon. The…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-09-11
Summary:

Booth Tarkington's human drama, 'The Flirt,' which thousands read as a novel and which comes to the World Theatre tomorrow, is a big Universal-Jewel photoplay. The Uppety daughter is 'The Flirt.' Her role is brilliantly played by Eileen Percy. The Sanitary engineer is…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-09-13
Summary:

The Flirt' commenced its local engagement at the World Theatre last night and runs till Saturday night. It is a cross-section of American life, filmed as a Universal Jewel production with the idea 'to attain and maintain the highest moral and artistic standard.' This type of story…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-15
Summary:

Booth Tarkington's arresting story of life in the small towns of the States, bearing the somewhat misleading title 'The Flirt' will be shown of the last time at the Star tonight. Beginning Thursday, the Star will present the big picture 'Disraeli.' George Arliss, in the…

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Headline: Cinema Prices
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-16
Summary:

(To the Editor, S. C. M. Post.) It is very gratifying to see Mr. Ray's defence in justice to super-production picture prices for it gives one change to grasp both sides of the argument. Super-production pictures are now practically an every other day affair. To my mind, a super-production…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-19
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-11-05
Summary:

White Hands,' featuring Hobart Bosworth, is proving a popular attraction at the Grand, where it will be shown for the last time tonight. Buster Keaton brings roars of laughter with his comedy 'The Paleface.' Tomorrow Booth Tarkington's story 'The Flirt,' will the…