A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Headline: Star Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-01-10 - 1923-01-11
Summary:

For the busy man: Today & tomorrow at 9.15 p.m., Mlle Toska in classical dances. At 5.30 also 9.15 p.m., William S. Hart in 'Square Deal Sanderson.' Friday 12th till Sunday 14th at 9.15 p.m., 'The Powder Puffs' in a complete change of programme. Monday, 23rd, Von Stroheim…

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Headline: Star Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-01-10 - 1923-01-16
Summary:

Commencing Jan. 15th, 'Foolish Wives.' The picture you have all been waiting for. January 10 Remarks: Illustration included. January 11 Remarks: Directed by Von Stroheim. January 13 & 15 Remarks: The film features Erich von Stroheim (of 'Devil's Passkey' and '…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-01-15 - 1923-01-20
Summary:

Today, matinee at 5.30 p.m., and tonight at 9 p.m., the film of the season, 'Foolish Wives.' January 16 Remarks: Photo included. January 18 Remarks: special engagement of s.s. Laconia, London orchestra, will play tonight. January 19 Remarks: It's a Universal million dollar…

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Headline: Star Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-01-22 - 1923-01-22
Summary:

They are coming up strong at the Star. After 'Foolish Wives,' there're still big pictures to be enjoyed. Mon. 22nd till 24th Jan., 'His Official Fiancee,' with Vivian Master [sic]. Thurs. 25th till 27th Jan., 'The Counterfeit' with Elsie Ferguson. Sun. 28th…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-09-08 - 1923-09-10
Summary:

The Coronet: 'The Ladder Jinx.' The Star: At 6 & 9.15, Mabel Normand in 'Molly O'.' September 10 Remarks: 'Foolish Wives' coming soon.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-09-10 - 1923-09-11
Summary:

Foolish Wives,' written, directed and featuring Von Stroheim, a Universal Super-Jewel production presented by Carl Laemmle. Tomorrow at The Coronet. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-09-11 - 1923-09-12
Summary:

The Coronet: Tonight at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 & 9.15, 'Foolish Wives.' At 7.15, 'The Ladder Jinx.' The Star: At 5.30 & 9.15 p.m., Mary Pickford in 'Pollyanna.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-09-13 - 1923-09-14
Summary:

The Coronet: Today and tomorrow at 2.30, 5.15 & 9.15, 'Foolish Wives.' At 7.15, 'Her Kingdom of Dreams.' The Star: At 5.30 & 9.15, 'The Son of Wallingford.' September 14 Remarks: 'Foolish Wives' is Von Stroheim's great Universal super jewel.…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-11-21 - 1924-11-29
Summary:

Douglas Fairbanks in 'The Thief of Bagdad.' Showing Saturday, Nov. 29th. November 21-22 & 29 Remarks: Film plot and illustration included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-11-25 - 1924-11-25
Summary:

Rudolph Valentino in Blasco Ibanez' 'Blood and Sand.' For four days more, Douglas Fairbanks in 'The Thief of Bagdad.'

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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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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-12-01 - 1924-12-03
Summary:

Today at 2.15, 5.15 & 9.15 p.m., Douglas Fairbanks in 'The Thief of Bagdad.' December 1 Remarks: Film plot and illustration included. December 3 Remarks: Book early to avoid disappountment.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-12-04 - 1924-12-05
Summary:

Today and tomorrow at 2.15, 5.15 & 9.15 p.m., last two nights of 'The Thief of Bagdad.' Saturday, Dec. 6th, Rudolf [sic] Valentino in 'Blood and Sand.'

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-12-08 - 1924-12-19
Summary:

December 8 & 10 Remarks: In response to numerous requests, we have cabled to United Artists for permission to screen 'The Thief of Bagdad' for two more days on its return from Canton on Dec. 18th & 19th December 18-19 Remarks: It cost $3,000,000 and it took 18 months to make…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-10-13 - 1925-10-13
Summary:

Today only at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, in response to popular demand, Johnny Hines in 'Conductor 1492.' Tomorrow till Saturday at 2.30, 5, 7.15 and 9.30, Douglas Fairbanks in 'The Thief of Bagdad.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-10-14 - 1925-10-17
Summary:

Today till Saturday at 2.30, 5, 7.15 and 9.30, Douglas Fairbanks in 'The Thief of Bagdad.' Usual prices.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-10-19 - 1925-10-20
Summary:

Today and tomorrow at 2.30, 5, 7.15 and 9.30, Laurette Taylor, whose work you enjoyed so much in 'Peg o‘ My Heart,' in 'One Night in Rome.' Today and tomorrow at 7.15 only, 'The Thief of Bagdad.' Wednesday only, Harold Lloyd in 'Hot Water.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-01-03
Summary:

Manchester, Nov. 16 – Sir Robert Peacock, the Chief Constable of Manchester, along with the City Watch Committee has objected to the film 'Foolish Wives.' They argue that the film violates the clause 4 of the terms and conditions on which cinematograph licenses are granted.

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Headline: Foolish Wives'
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-01-11
Summary:

Star Theatre is going to screen the Universal production which cost over a million dollars. The photodrama was directed by Erich von Stroheim. The expense was equally divided between the cost of the settings and the expense of keeping the vast army of personnel. The picture is considered to be…

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Headline: Foolish Wives'
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-01-15
Summary:

Star Theatre is going to screen 'Foolish Wives' featuring von Stroheim. Film synopsis included.