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: 1923-12-03 - 1923-12-14
Summary:

Teaser ads for the film 'The Flame of Life.' December 3 Remarks: The ads didn't mention the theatre's name, surmised from other ads. December 12 Remarks: It is from Frances Hodgson Burnett's novel, and directed by Hobart Henley who made 'The Flirt.' Film…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-12-12 - 1923-12-15
Summary:

Wed. 12th to Sat. 15th December, Priscilla Dean in 'The Flame of Life,' Universal-Jewl in 7 reels. Admission, 9.15 p.m., $1.3 & 70 cents; 5.15 p.m., 80 & 60 cents. Booking at the Theatre.

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-09-01 - 1924-09-02
Summary:

Clara Kimball Young in 'Straight from Paris' from Sun. 31st Aug. to Tue. 2nd. Sept. at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m. Sunday matinee at 6 p.m. Commencing Wed., Virginia Valli in 'A Lady of Quality.' September 2 Remarks: 'Itching Palms' and 'Oregon Trail' at 2.15 and 7…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-09-03 - 1924-09-06
Summary:

Wed. 3rd to Sat. 6th at 5.15 & 9.15 p.m., Virginia Valli in 'A Lady of Quality.' Film plot included. September 3-4 Remarks: Also, 'Itching Palms' and 'Oregon Trail,' epis. 9 & 10, at 2.15 & 7 p.m. China Sun co.'s latest production, 'The Flood…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-09-08 - 1924-09-09
Summary:

Stormswept' starring Wallace & Noah Beery, today & tomorrow only at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m. From Mon. to Thur. at 2.15 & 7 p.m., Virginia Valli in 'A Lady of Quality,' parts 1-4, and 'Oregon Trail,' epis. 13 & 14. Usual prices. September 9 Remarks: Starting…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-09-10 - 1924-09-13
Summary:

Today till Saturday at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Daniel Carson Goodman's 'What's Wrong with the Women?' Also, new round of Leather Pushers, 'He Loops to Conquer.' Today and tomorrow at 2.15 and 7 p.m., Virginia Valli in 'A Lady of Quality,' parts 1-4, and '…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-09-15 - 1924-09-16
Summary:

Today and tomorrow only at 5.15 & 9.15, Jack Hoxie's 'The Phantom Horseman.' Film plot included. Also, at 2.30 & 7.15 p.m., 'Oregon Trail,' epis. 17 & 18. Usual prices. September 16 Remarks: Commencing tomorrow, Daniel Carson Goodman's 'Has the…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-09-17 - 1924-09-20
Summary:

Today till Saturday at 5.15 & 9.15 p.m., Daniel Carson Goodman's 'Has the World Gone Mad!' Film plot included. Also, 'Leather Pushers,' round 21. Usual prices. September 17-19 Remarks: On page 4, other ads on 'Has the World Gone Mad!' and 'Leather…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-01-05 - 1925-01-06
Summary:

Today and tomorrow only, the latest French super production 'The Parisian Rag-Picker' in seven reels, featuring Nicolai [sic] Koline and Helen Darney. Starting Wednesday, the best super Jewel production 'Merry-Go-Round.' January 5 remarks: Today till Thursday, a marvellous…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-01-06 - 1925-01-09
Summary:

Acclaimed by press and public in New York. Film review included. Carl Laemmle presents 'Merry Go Round' commencing Wednesday. January 7-9 remark: Mary Philbin and Norman Kerry in 'Merry-Go-Round.'

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-01-07 - 1925-01-10
Summary:

Today till Saturday, the picture you've been long waiting for 'Merry-Go-Round' in eleven reels featuring Mary Philbin, Norman Kerry and a great cast. The latest Chinese super-production 'The Valiant Brothers' in ten reels produced by Commercial Press Ltd. Also 'Mr.…

12
Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-03-16 - 1925-03-24
Summary:

By special request, 'Koenigsmark.' Today only, I. Mozukin and N. Lessienko in 'The Morphine's Prey.' March 16 remarks: Coming! Merry-Go-Round. Mary Philbin in 'The Gaiety Girl.' March 17 remarks: 'Koenigsmark' based on a story of Pierre Benoit. Jack…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-03-19 - 1925-03-23
Summary:

In Carl Laemmle's Universal Jewel, 'The Gaiety Girl' starring Mary Philbin, supported by Freeman Wood, William Haines, Joseph J. Dowling, DeWitt Jennings, James O. Barrows and Grace Darmond, a King Baggot production. See also Jack Dempsey in 'Fight and Win.' March 20…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-11-21
Summary:

World Theatre is screening an all-star Universal picture, entitled 'The Midnight Guest,' featuring Mahlon Hamilton, Clyde Fillmore and Grace Darmond. George Archainbaud directed the film. The story was written by Rupert Julian, the director of 'Merry-Go-Round.'

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

Today, World Theatre will be screening the Universal-Jewel production entitled 'The Flame of Life.' The film was directed by Hobart Henley. The ranch at Universal City together with leased acreage in the San Fernando Valley was tunnelled and bored for shafts and underground passages…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-12-13
Summary:

Last night, World Theatre screened a Hobart Henley Universal-Jewel production entitled 'The Flame of Life' featuring Priscilla Dean who presented a portrayal great in its very simplicity. The story is not a conventional one. It is quite human and complete.

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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: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-03-19
Summary:

World Theatre will be screening the Universal production 'The Gaiety Girl.' The film is the screen version of I. A. R. Wylie's 'The Inheritors.' The film features Mary Philbin who is famous for her work in productions like 'Merry-Go-Round,' 'Fool's…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-03-07
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-03-14