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: 1923-09-01
Summary:

World Theatre is will be screening a Hobart Henley directed film, entitled 'The Flirt,' featuring Eileen Percy, Helen Jerome Eddy and George Nichols who is famous for his performance in 'Human Hearts.' The film gives a detailed view of the American lifestyle with a little…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-09-11
Summary:

World Theatre is going to screen a Universal-Jewel production entitled 'The Flirt.' The film exhibits the American lifestyle as written by Booth Tarkington in his book. The cast includes Eileen Percy, Helen Jerome Eddy, George Nichols, Lloyd Whitlock, Edward Hearn, Bert Roach and…

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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: 1925-02-02
Summary:

At the Star Theatre yesterday another success was scored by the Majurel troupe of French artistes from the Folies Bergeres. Performers included Mddle Demay, Sergine and Ludo, Dugard. Booth Tarkington's dynamic society drama 'The Turmoil' will appear at 6 p.m. Tarkington's…

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1912-10-21
Summary:

Mr. Bob Stevenson is offering a splendid programme at the Bijou this week. The sketch 'A Gossip by the Wayside' is the most amusing dialogue between Mr. Stephenson and Miss Ada Rowley. 'The Fisherman's Son' is a magnificent picture story; 'Love and a Motor,' an…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-08-11
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-09-01
Summary:

The Scarlet Car' featuring Hert [sic] Rawlinson in this Universal photoplay, will appear on the screen of World Theatre from tomorrow to Tuesday night. The next show will be 'The Flirt.' Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-09-01
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-09-11
Summary:

The Flirt' which comes to the World Theatre tomorrow as a Universal-Jewel animation of Booth Tarkington's novel, has well been described as 'the story of the folks next door.' The film starred Helen Jerome Eddy, Eileen Percy, George Nichols and Lydia Knott.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-09-13
Summary:

The Flirt' will continue at the World Theatre until Saturday night. The Universal-Jewel production is based on Booth Tarkington's story, starring Helen Jerome Eddy, Gov. Nichols and Eileen Percy. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-11-14
Summary:

Booth Tarkington's wonderful story 'The Flirt' fills the bill at the Grand tonight and tomorrow. Harold Lloyd's 'Get Out and Get Under' also included in the programme.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-01-05
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-02-16
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-05-24
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-01-25
Summary:

Crowded houses are witnessing the performance nightly at this new place of entertainment. The pictures are quite new and are masterpieces of photographic art. A comfortable seat and interesting pictures are just the two things required.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-03-04
Summary:

Miss Rosa Barnes has been engaged by the Alexandra Cinematograph to sing songs appropriate to the pictures thrown on the screen. This is a departure we have not yet had in Hongkong, though it is a feature of cinematograph shows in other parts of the world.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-03-29
Summary:

The latest opened Star Cinematograph Company exhibited some audience-appreciated pictures on Saturday.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-05-19
Summary:

The big turn at the Hongkong Cinematograph is Professor Vicente Kemppo [sic], who entertains his audience by chewing glass lamp chimneys, and grinding broken glasses with his bareback. A liberal programme of interesting pictures is shown, but the enjoyment is somewhat detracted from by the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-05-22
Summary:

Miss Thorne sang that night with orchestra, under Mr. Coke and Mr. Gonzales, at the hall of the Alexandra Cinematograph on Empire Day to please a number of North Country patrons. The pictures shown are very pleasing.

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Headline: The Alexandra
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-05-24
Summary:

The programme featuring songs from Miss Helen Thorne and Miss Ray at the Alexandra Cinematograph is pleasing. The pictures shown are particularly clear, and the coloured ones are very pretty.