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: 1925-06-01 - 1925-06-02
Summary:

Today and tomorrow only, 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., B. P. Schulberg presents 'The Triflers' with Mae Busch, Eva Novak, Frank Mayo, Elliott Dexter, Walter Hiers and Lee Moran. Usual prices. Starting Wednesday next, Goldwyn presents 'Red Lights' with Marie Prevost, Johnny [sic] Walker…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-06-02 - 1925-06-06
Summary:

Today till Saturday, 5.15 and 9.15, Goldwyn presents 'Red Lights' with Marie Prevost, Johnny [sic] Walker and Alice Lake. Today till Friday, 2.30 and 7.15, 'Repentance' produced by Key Co., Hongkong. June 5 & 6 Remarks: Starting Sunday, 6 and 9.15 p.m., William Fox…

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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: 1925-05-30
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-06-01
Summary:

One of the greatest mystery plays was 'The Rear Car,' by Edward Rose. The Play ran for a long period at the Majestic Theatre in Los Angeles with Richard Bennett in the role of 'crime deflector.' Many were of the opinion that it was the best mystery play since 'The Bat.…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-06-02
Summary:

Red Lights' will be shown at the World Theatre tomorrow. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-06-03
Summary:

Red Lights,' is the attraction at the World Theatre for four days. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-06-04
Summary:

There are mystery, thrills and suspense in abundance in 'Red Lights,' which opened a four days engagement at the World Theatre yesterday. Film plot included.

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Headline: Red Lights'
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-06-06
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-12-08