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: 1921-11-08 - 1921-11-10
Summary:

Tonight at 9.15 p.m., Jack Sherrill & Mable Withee in 'Once to Every Man,' in 6 parts, Comedies and Pathe News. Matinees: 5.15 p.m., 'La La Lucille.' 2.30 & 7.15 p.m., Eddie Polo in 6 & 7 episodes of 'King of Circus.' Usual prices. Booking at Messrs.…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-08-11 - 1922-08-14
Summary:

Today at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Realart presents Alice Brady in 'Out of the Chorus,' Snub Pollard Comedy and Pathe News. At 2.30 & 7.15 p.m., June Caprice & George B. Seitz in 'Sky Ranger,' epis. 8 & 9. Usual prices. Booking at the Theatre. August 12 &14 Remarks…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-09-16 - 1921-09-17
Summary:

Tonight! At 9.15 p.m., Ruffells presents 'The Great Game,' in 6 parts featuring Bombardier Wells and an all-star cast, Pathe's latest News and Comedies. Matinee programme: 5.15 p.m., 'Fool's Gold,' 2.30 & 7.15 p.m., 'Vanishing Trail,' 10 & 11 epis…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-08-25 - 1922-08-28
Summary:

At 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Realart presents Mary Miles Minter in 'The Little Clown,' Snub Pollard Comedy and Pathe News. At 2.30 & 7.15 p.m., June Caprice & George B. Seitz in 'Sky Ranger,' epis. 12 & 13. Usual prices. Booking at the Theatre.

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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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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-05-26 - 1924-05-27
Summary:

Mon. 26th & Tue. 27th for two days only, Florence Reed in 'Eternal Mother,' Pathe News and Felix the Cat comedy.

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-10-20 - 1924-10-21
Summary:

Today & tomorrow only at 5.15 & 9.15 p.m., Jack Hoxie in 'Ridgeway of Mantana.' Monday till Thursday at 2.30 & 7.15 p.m., 'Demon Shadow,' ep. 1, 2 & 3 and 'Jack and the Beanstalk' (comedy). Usual prices. Commencing Wednesday next, 'The Man of…

9
Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-10-21 - 1924-10-24
Summary:

The world's greatest dramatists, Ivan Mozukin [sic] & Nathalia Lesienko [sic] in 'The Man of Her Dreams.' Film plot and photo included. Also, 'Leather Pushers' [sic] (Round 22) commencing tomorrow. Increased prices. October 23 Remarks: Today till Saturday at 5.15…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-10-22 - 1924-10-25
Summary:

Today till Saturday at 5.15 & 9.15 p.m., the world's greatest dramatists, Ivan Mozukin [sic] & Nathalia Lesienko [sic] in 'The Man of Her Dreams.' Film plot included. Also, 'Leather Pushers' (Round 22). Increased prices. October 22-23 Remarks: Today &…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-10-27 - 1924-10-28
Summary:

Today and tomorrow only at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Clara Kimball Young in 'Mid-Channel.' October 27-28 Remarks: On page 4, commencing Wednesday next, Ivan Mozukin [sic] & Nathalia Lesienko [sic] in 'Kean.' Also, Round 23 of 'Leather Pushers.' October 27 Remarks: On…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-10-29 - 1924-11-01
Summary:

Starting today, a magnificent 9-reel drama of super feature, 'Kean' starring Ivan Mozukin [sic] and Nathalla Lesienko [sic]. Also, new round of 'Leather Pushers' (Round 23). Today and tomorrow only at 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., I. Mozukin and N. Lesienko in 'The Man of Her…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-10-15
Summary:

A crowded house at the World Theatre greeted 'The Scarlet Pimpernel' last night when it was shown for the first time. Dustin Farnum takes the main role and supported by Winifred Kingston. Film synopsis included. Pathe's News is shown as usual and there are comedies and other films…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-11-02
Summary:

La La Lucille,' the star film now showing at the World Theatre, is one long laugh from start to finish. With such names as Eddie Lyons and Lee Moran in the cast, the acting is bound to be good. Film synopsis included. The programme also includes some minor films, with the usual Pathe's…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-11-16
Summary:

The star film at the World Theatre is a five-part drama entitled 'Betrayed.' Film synopsis included. Other films are the Pathe News and a couple of good comedies. At the matinees, two further episodes of 'King of the Circus,' featuring Eddie Polo, are being screened.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-08-29
Summary:

World Theatre is going to screen a William Fox drama entitled 'Brave and Bold,' tonight. The Pathe world news also contains some very interesting records of recent events.

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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: 1923-12-08