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: 1925-03-16 - 1925-03-24
Summary:

By special request, 'Koenigsmark.' Today only, I. Mozukin and N. Lessienko in 'The Morphine's Prey.' March 16 remarks: Coming! Merry-Go-Round. Mary Philbin in 'The Gaiety Girl.' March 17 remarks: 'Koenigsmark' based on a story of Pierre Benoit. Jack…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-03-19 - 1925-03-23
Summary:

In Carl Laemmle's Universal Jewel, 'The Gaiety Girl' starring Mary Philbin, supported by Freeman Wood, William Haines, Joseph J. Dowling, DeWitt Jennings, James O. Barrows and Grace Darmond, a King Baggot production. See also Jack Dempsey in 'Fight and Win.' March 20…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-03-25 - 1925-03-28
Summary:

Baby Peggy in 'Helen's Babies,' with Clara Bow, Edward Everett Horton, Claire Admas and Richard Tucker. A Principal Pictures Master Production. March 25 and 26 remarks: Coming. 'Temptation' with Byrant Washburn, Eva Novak, June Elvidge, Phillips Smalley and Vernon Steele…

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

Today and tomorrow, 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Mia May in 'The Price She Paid,' in eight reels, adapted from E. Bajda's stage play. Usual prices. Starting Sunday, 'The Barefoot Boy.' Also Jack Dempsey in 'West of the Water Bucket,' the third of the 'Fight and Win…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-04-04 - 1925-04-08
Summary:

Today till Wednesday, 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., 'The Barefoot Boy' featuring John Bowers, Marjorie Daw, Sylvia Breamer, and a marvellous all star cast. Also Jack Dempsey in 'West of the Water Bucket,' the third of the 'Fight and Win' series. Picture or illustration…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-04-17 - 1925-04-22
Summary:

Today till Wednesday, 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Distinctive Pictures Corporation presents 'The Rejected Woman,' with Alma Rubens, Conrad Nagel and Wyndham Standing, directed by Albert Parker, from the story by John Lynch. Illustration included. April 20 & 21 Remarks: Starting Thursday,…

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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: 1925-05-14 - 1925-05-16
Summary:

Today and tomorrow 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Mme. And Mons. Dorros in their wonderful act. Also Eugene O'Brien in 'Worlds Apart.' Starting Sunday 17th, William Fox presents 'The Eleventh Hour.' Picture or illustration included. May 16 Remarks: On page 11 and 14, showing also…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-05-18 - 1925-05-20
Summary:

Today till Wednesday at all shows, William Fox presents 'The Eleventh Hour' with Charles Jones, Shirley Mason and a great cast. Also Jack Dempsey in 'All Swell on the Ocean' [sic], the fifth of the 'Fight and Win' series. May 19 Remarks: Another ad. on page 13.…

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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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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-06-08 - 1925-06-10
Summary:

Today till Wednesday, 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., William Fox super special production of Zane Grey's famous story, 'The Last Trail' with Maurice Flynn, Eva Novak and Wallace Beery. Also Jack Dempsey in 'Bring Him In,' the sixth of the 'Fight and Win' series. Starting…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-06-15 - 1925-06-18
Summary:

Today till Thursday 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., 'The Temporary Marriage' starring Mildred Davis and Kenneth Harlan. Usual prices. Every Sunday to Wednesday 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., William Fox presents 'Fantonmas.' June 17 & 18 Remarks: Starting tomorrow, 'More to Be Pitied Than…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-06-19 - 1925-06-22
Summary:

Today till Monday, 5.15 and 9.15, C. E. Blaney's great Broadway success, 'More to Be Pitied Than Scorned' starring Alice Lake, J. Frank Glendon, Rosemary Theby and a great cast. Also Jack Dempsey in 'The Title Holder,' the 7th of the 'Fight and Win' series.…

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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: 1925-03-28
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Headline: Jack Dempsey
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-04-04