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: 1922-10-25
Summary:

Hongkong Amusement, Ltd. announce the big attractions for the Kowloon people. Kowloon Theatre is going to screen the first Finnish picture of the colony, entitled 'Flame of Life,' a film version of a Finnish novel. The film is produced by the Swedish Biograph Company which also…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-11-01
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is going to screen 'The Fame of Life,' the first Finnish film to be shown in the Colony. The film is the second production of the Swedish Biograph Company, the first one was 'Love's Crucible.' Based on a Finnish novel, the film features Lars Hanson.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-12-28
Summary:

Kowloon Theatre is showing the Swedish film entitled 'Thy Soul Shall Bear Witness.' The film is extraordinarily lauded by London Times. The film promises to be far ahead of its forerunners like 'Love's Crucible' and 'The Flame of Life.'

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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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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1912-10-21
Summary:

Mr. Bob Stevenson is offering a splendid programme at the Bijou this week. The sketch 'A Gossip by the Wayside' is the most amusing dialogue between Mr. Stephenson and Miss Ada Rowley. 'The Fisherman's Son' is a magnificent picture story; 'Love and a Motor,' an…