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: 1924-07-28
Summary:

Everybody has read about the Wanderwells, the daring couple who are touring the world in a Ford car. Consequently, there will be widespread interest in the news that Captain Wanderwell and his sister are to appear at the Star Theatre for a three days' season beginning next Thursday when…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-07-28
Summary:

Captain and Miss Wanderwell who arrived in the Colony last Thursday with their 'Trusty Fords' on their jaunt around the world, have been persuaded to remain over until Tuesday next in order to give us the opportunity of seeing their cinema films taken in the different countries they…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-07-29
Summary:

Miriam Cooper is the star in 'Kindred of the Dust,' the feature attraction at the Star Theatre today and tomorrow. The remarkable film 'Around the World in a Ford' will be shown in the Star Theatre for a three days' run. When Captain Wanderwell and his sister, Miss Aloha…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-07-30
Summary:

Having seen the battered but sturdy old Fords in which Captain Wanderwell and his sister Miss Aloha Wanderwell are making their trip around the world, local people will naturally be interested in the film which the couple is to show at the Star Theatre tomorrow when they are also to lecture upon…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-08-01
Summary:

This evening Captain Wanderwell and his sister, Miss Aloha Wanderwell will again give in the Star Theatre the remarkable film 'Around the World in a Ford' which they presented last night. Not the least interesting part of the entertainment is the lecture which Captain Wanderwell…

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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…