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: 1924-08-26 - 1924-08-30
Summary:

Watch for it! 'Itching Palms' is coming to the World Theatre. August 29-30 Remarks: 'A Lady of Quality' starring Virginia Valli is also coming.

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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: 1924-09-02 - 1924-09-05
Summary:

Commencing Wed. 3rd, 'A Lady of Quality' starring Virginia Valli with Milton Sills. September 2-5 Remarks: Film plot included. September 5 Remarks: Small ads on page 4, 7 & 9.

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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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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: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-09-04
Summary:

World Theatre is currently screening a Universal super-jewel film 'A Lady of Quality' featuring Virginia Valli. The film was produced by Hobert Henley.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-12-08
14
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-12-15
15
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-05-17
16
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: 1924-08-30
18
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: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-09-03
Summary:

A Lady of Quality' by Frances Hodgson Burnett, in which Virginia Valli is starring at the World Theatre. Film synopsis included.

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

The Flame of Life.'