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: 1924-07-29 - 1924-07-31
Summary:

3 days starting Thurs. July 31, Captain & Miss Wanderwell in conjunction with their wonderful travel film, 'Around the World in a Ford,' in 8 reels. See them in person, hear them lecture. July 31 Remarks: Extra added comedy, Larry Semon in 'The Sawmill.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-08-01 - 1924-08-02
Summary:

The Wanderwells lecturing on their interesting travel film 'Around the World in a Ford,' eight reels of thrilling adventure. August 2 Remarks: Commencing Sunday, 'Bavu.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-11-29 - 1924-11-29
Summary:

The Coronet: Today at 2.15, 5.15 & 9.15, tomorrow at 6 & 9.15, Douglas Fairbanks in 'The Thief of Bagdad.' Prices $2 & $1. The Star: Today only at 5.30 & 9.15, 'Beau Revel.' Tomorrow at 6 & 9.15, Rudolf Valentino in 'Moran of the Lady Letty.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-07-28
Summary:

For three days, beginning Thursday, Star Theatre will be screening 'Around the World in a Ford' which will be personally explained by Captain Wanderwell, with his sister Aloha Wanderwell. The couple is making their trip around the world for a wager and has travelled not less than 42…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-07-31
Summary:

Star Theatre will be presenting a lecture of Captain Wanderwell and Miss Aloha Wanderwell who have set on an adventurous journey of touring the world in a Ford car, at both the matinee. The couple will be talking about the numerous adventurous experiences they had during the tour. Moreover, the…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-10-17
Summary:

Douglas Fairbank's wonder film: 'The Thief of Bagdad' is sure to draw crowded houses at the Queen's Theatre. Mr. Tod Sanborn a xylophonist will perform at the Star Theatre. Pauline Frederick, in 'Smouldering Fires' and a film of American stage turns, completed a…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-07-28
Summary:

Star Theatre announces a special attraction, which is a film entitled 'Around the World in a Ford,' which will be personally explained by Captain Wanderwell with his sister Aloha Wanderwell.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-07-30
Summary:

Captain Wanderwell and his sister Aloha Wanderwell will run a lecture in the Star Theatre tomorrow, will his cinema film 'Around the World in a Ford.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-07-31
Summary:

Captain Wanderwell and his sister Aloha Wanderwell will run a lecture in the Star Theatre this evening, will his cinema film 'Around the World in a Ford.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-08-01
Summary:

At the Star Theatre last night, there was a fair house only when, the pictures of the travels of Capt. Wanderwell and his sister, Miss Aloha, were screened. During their long journey they have obtained some exceptional pictures of great events in many parts of the world and by the time the trip…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-12-02
Summary:

The popularity of the film and 'super-production' like Douglas Fairbanks latest 'The Thief of Bagdad,' has an impact in London for building more supercinemas. In the last two years the New Tivoli and the Shepherd's Bush Pavilion, both magnificent, have been opened. In…

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Headline: The Star
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-07-29 - 1924-07-31
Summary:

Twice daily at 5.30 and 9.15, 3 days starting Thursday, July 31, Captain and Miss Wanderwell in conjunction with their wonderful travel film, 'Around the World in a Ford,' 8 exciting, thrilling reels, 2 hours of educational pictures. See them in person. Hear them lecture. July 31…

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

Last time today at 5.30 and 9.15, 'Kindred of the Dust.' Starting Thursday, the Wanderwells and their wonder film. Illustration included.

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

Friday and Saturday at 5.30 and 9.15, the Wanderwells lecturing on their wonderful travel film, 'Around the World in a Ford,' exclusive showing at the Star, a complete cinema of their interesting trip around the world. Extra added comedy, Larry Semon in 'The Sawmill.'

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Headline: The Star
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-08-02 - 1924-08-02
Summary:

Last time today at 5.30 and 9.15, final and farewell performance in the colony, the Wanderwells lecturing on their interesting travel film, 'Around the World in a Ford.' Commencing Sunday, the world's greatest mystery film, 'Bavu.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-11-29 - 1924-11-29
Summary:

The Coronet: Today at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, tomorrow at 6 and 9.15, Douglas Fairbanks in 'The Thief of Bagdad.' Prices $2 and $1. The Star: Today only at 5.30 and 9.15 p.m., 'Beau Revel.' Tomorrow at 6 and 9.15, Rudolph Valentino in 'Moran of the Lady Letty.'…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-01-12 - 1925-01-12
Summary:

We ask you to consider Douglas Fairbanks, Mary Pickford, D. W. Griffith and Charlie Chaplin, the four greatest names in the film world, whose pictures are released under the name of United Artists' Film Corporation. Even the most prejudiced observer has to admit that their productions are…

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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…