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: 1925-03-09
Summary:

The cast supporting Hoot Gibson in 'The Sawdust Trail,' his Universal starring feature at the Star Theatre today is of special note. Josie Sedgwick, famous as the leading woman in 'Jubilo,' plays the role of 'Calamity June,' the wild west cowgirl. Others in the cast…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-04-08
Summary:

Another special attraction is announced for the Star Theatre. Tonight, the Royal Russian Ballet will open a brief Kowloon season with their famous 30-minute ballet revue. Coming from the Imperial Theatre, Moscow, and the Pavilion de Paris, the Company is one of the best. Performers include Madam…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-04-09
Summary:

Kowloon folk turned out in large numbers last night to welcome the Royal Russian Ballet, who opened its brief season in the Star Theatre with an excellent programme. Performers include Madam Linova, Miss Lantzoff, Miss Lina Smirnov, Mr. Sergay Binoff, and Mr. Jan Will. Altogether the programme…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-04-10
Summary:

Another success was scored by the Royal Russian Ballet when it gave the second performance of their brief Kowloon season in the Star Theatre last evening. Much enjoyed also was the move play, 'Blinky,' in which Hoot Gibson has the leading role.