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: 1925-04-23 - 1925-04-27
Summary:

Showing today, 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., a magnificent photodramatization of the famous novel by Kathleen Norris, Carl Laemmle presents 'Butterfly,' starring Laura La Plante, Norman Kerry, Kenneth Harlan, Ruth Clifford and Margaret Livingston. Also Jack Dempsey in 'So This Is Paris,…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-04-27 - 1925-05-02
Summary:

Today till Saturday, 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., George Arliss with Alice Joyce in Distinctive Productions' 'The Green Goddess,' with Harry T. Morey and David Powell, distributed by Goldwyn Cosmopolitan. With special musical setting. Picture or illustration included. April 29 Remarks:…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-05-01 - 1925-05-08
Summary:

Today till Wednesday 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., the famous vaudeville company, 'Floradora' in their newest songs and dances. Also Buddy Messinger in 'Low Bridge.' Today till Friday 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., the latest Chinese super-production 'One Dollar' produced by the British…

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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: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-04-17
Summary:

The World Theatre is soon to show 'The Green Goddess' with George Arliss in the part he took in the late William Archer's famous play.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-04-25
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-04-27
Summary:

The Green Goddess,' starring George Arliss, Alice Joyce, David Powell and Harry T. Morey, will be shown at the World Theatre for 5 days beginning tomorrow. The producer is Mr. Olcott. Plot and production summary included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-04-28
Summary:

George Arliss, with Alice Joyce, appear in 'The Green Goddess' which is to be presented at the World Theatre for 5 days. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-05-02
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-12-08