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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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-01-07 - 1924-01-07
Summary:

The Coronet: Tonight only, Alice Lake and Rudolph Valentino in 'Uncharted Seas,' 'Assorted Heroes,' and Topical film. The Star: Tonight only, Milton Sills in 'Legally Dead.' The Grand: Tonight only, 'The Midnight Guest.'

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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
16
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-12-15
17
Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-06-24
Summary:

Bavu,' the Universal-Jewel special production which will be shown at the World Theatre tomorrow. The all-star cast includes Wallace Beery, Estelle Taylor, Josef Swickard, Forrest Stanley, Sylvia Breamer, Martha Mattox, Nickolai de Ruiz, Harry Carter, Jack Rollens. Stuart Paton directed them…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-09-01
Summary:

A Lady of Quality,' Universal super Jewel production, starring Virginia Valli and directed by Hobart Henley, comes to the World Theatre next Wednesday. It is the second Universal screen version of a Burnett novel, the first being 'The Flame of Life.' Film plot included.

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Headline: The World
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-04-27
Summary:

World Theatre will be screening the Distinctive Pictures Corporation attraction 'The Green Goddess,' for five days. The photodrama features the world famous George Arliss who plays the role of the rajah of Rukh. The film is a melodramatic success for the star.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-04-28
Summary:

World Theatre begins to screen the Distinctive Pictures Corporation attraction 'The Green Goddess,' for a five days' run. The photodrama features the world famous George Arliss and Alice Joyce.