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: 1924-09-25
Summary:

Highly contrasted are the two pictures which constitute this evening's Star Theatre programme. The first, 'The Inside of the Cup,' is based on a story by the famous American author, Winston Churchill, and can be best described as a society drama. Film plot included. The second,…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-09-26
Summary:

This evening, the Star Theatre offers again the big double programme comprising Winston Churchill's society drama 'The Inside of the Cup,' and Charlie Chaplin's intensely amusing comedy 'The Fireman.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-09-27
Summary:

Saturday finds the Star Theatre showing an exceptionally strong programme almost evenly divided into comedy and drama. The comedy is supplied by that prince of screen comedians, Charlie Chaplin, in 'The Fireman.' The drama is provided by 'The Inside of the Cup,' a penetrating…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-12-01
Summary:

Cinema patrons have nothing to grumble at the fare recently, and now, provided for them, particularly at the Coronet and Star Theatres. At the former, we have Douglas Fairbanks probably the most popular of all male screen artists. At the Star, we have Rudolph Valentino who is rapidly coming to…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-01-11
Summary:

Foolish Wives,' a Universal masterpiece directed by Erich Von Stroheim, will be shown at the Star Theatre on Monday next. It is recognized in moving picture circles as 'the greatest achievement of Carl Laemmle, and it is the first $1,000,000 photoplay.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-01-12
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-01-15
Summary:

Foolish Wives,' directed and written by Erich Von Stroheim, will be presented at the Star Theatre today. It is recognized that Carl Laemmle has expended ever a million dollars on the picture. Others in the cast are: Miss du Pont, Mae Smith, Maude George, Dale Fuller, Rudolph Christians.…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-01-16
Summary:

Foolish Wives,' a Universal costly photodrama spending $1,103,736, was shown at the Star Theatre last night for a week's run. It is noted that Erich von Stroheim is the author, director, and star of the picture. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-01-17
Summary:

Foolish Wives,' a Universal photodrama, is now showing at the Star Theatre. Erich von Stroheim who has by now become familiar to Hongkong audiences through his previous appearance in 'Blind Husbands' and 'The Devil's Pass Key' takes the leading role. Early booking…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-01-18
Summary:

Referring to the spectacular film 'Foolish Wives' that is now being shown at the Star Theatre, Judge Sabath, a famous Judge of Chicago, who has tried hundreds of divorce cases, commented on the film.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-01-19