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: 1923-05-12
Summary:

Complying with a universal request from Kowloon, kinema goers, Hongkong Amusement Ltd. has decided to put on Max Linder's extremely funny comedy 'The Three Must-Get-Theres' at the Star Theatre just for Sunday. It is an amusing burlesque of the Douglas Fairbanks version of '…

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

Don. G. Merle pays a farewell visit. He promises tricks for tonight that excel even his previous efforts. Star patrons should be in for a fine evening. The film is 'The Three Must Get There's,' featuring that irresistible fun-maker, Max Linder.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-11-02
Summary:

The Star sprang a novelty upon their supporters last night when Paoli the musical virtuoso took the stage. Paoli had not been featured in the preliminary announcement of the show, as his arrival in the Colony was delayed. The rest of the programme was good. Don Merle excelled himself in a series…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-11-03
Summary:

Don. G. Merle, the magician, makes his final bow at the Star tonight. Paoli, the musical genius, will also appear in selections from his repertoire, and as the film is Max Linder in 'The Three Must get There's,' a fine show is assured. The picture for Sunday is 'Tolable David…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-05-11
Summary:

For the rest of the week, 'The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse,' which has been screened with such pronounced success at the Star Theatre in Kowloon, is to be shown at the Coronet. The novel by Vicente Blasco Ibanez upon which the picture is based deals with the life story of an ardent…