A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-11-11
Summary:

Author and director, mother and son. This is the remarkable combination which is behind the recent successes Emory Johnson has placed on the screen. The handsome young director, who was formerly leading man for Mary Pickford and has now taken his place in the front rank of motion picture…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-11-12
Summary:

Congratulating her son, Emory Johnson, the well-known producer and Ralph Lewis, the star, for their brilliant work in 'The Mailman,' released by film booking offices of America and to be shown at the World Theatre tonight. Mrs. Emilie Johnson, the author of the story, asserts that the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-11-13
Summary:

With steadily interesting attendance of patrons, 'The Mailman,' an F. B. O. attraction, bids fair to break all house records at the World Theatre. The fame of Emory Johnson as a producer of popular pictures has spread far and wide. 'The Mailman' is to remain at the above…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-11-14
Summary:

Tense drama, written around a dramatic being, the man who delivers mail to hundreds of families every day in the year, is proving to be highly interesting entertainment at the World Theatre, where Emory Johnson's latest F. B. C. [sic] Production, 'The Mailman' is playing. Ralph…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-12-10
Summary:

Another Warner Brothers Classic of the Screen is scheduled to appear at the World Theatre for four days' run commencing today. This is 'The Gold Digger,' featuring Hope Hampton, an adaptation of the David Belasco stage play of the same name. When Mr. Belasco read the scenario for…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-12-11
Summary:

The showing yesterday at the World Theatre indicated that 'The Gold Diggers,' the adaptation of David Belasco play of the same name, and a Broadway success for above two years, is one of those pictures which makes its coming an event to remember. One of the splendid scenes in the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-12-13
Summary:

The stage and its chorus girls, fluffy dresses and costumes, vivid make-up hustle and bustle of dressing rooms are portrayed in 'The Gold Diggers,' which will be seen for the last time at the World Theatre today. The picture closely follows the Belasco stage play of the same name. Hope…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-06-22
Summary:

Another Wm. Fox picture is now screening at the World Theatre, in which Gladys Brockwell takes the leading role. It is stated that some of the recent events shown in Pathe News are interesting, as well as 'Sticky Fingers,' a comedy in two parts.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-10-17
Summary:

Scarlet Pimpernel,' from Baroness Orczy's novel, was shown on the screen at the World Theatre. Dustin Farnum and Winifred Kingston take the main roles in the film. Film synopsis included. Pathe News and two good comedies are also in the programme.