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: 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
14
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-12-08
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-12-15
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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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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-06-02
Summary:

Tomorrow, World Theatre will be showing Goldwyn's 'Red Lights.' The picture was directed by Clarence G. Badger and adapted from the Edward Rose play, 'The Rear Car.' The cast includes Raymond Griffith and Marie Prevost who play the roles of ‘crime deflector' and…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-06-03
Summary:

Commencing today, World Theatre will be screening Goldwyn's 'Red Lights' which is the film version of Edward Rose's melodrama 'The Rear Car.' The stage version of the story was a big success and similar expectations are there from the film version. The cast includes…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-12-03 - 1923-12-03
Summary:

The Flame of Life.'