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: 1924-12-10
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: 1924-12-24
Summary:

The Lullaby,' a story of the city, that great monster of a million heads that takes within its powerful grasp the great, the small, the wise and the foolish, elevating the chosen few to the position of prominence, is the substance of the picture which is showing at the World Theatre today.…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-12-25
Summary:

With a tender melody as its theme, harmony in its pictorial setting, and the splendid acting of Jane Novak, as its topmost note, 'The Lullaby,' a Chester Bennett production which played at the World Theatre, proved to be a remarkable symphony of life portrayed in a truly masterful…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-12-27
Summary:

A good example of harmonious picture production is in the 'Lullaby,' an F. O. B. attraction now at the World Theatre. The lullaby theme is carried throughout the presentation of the film, both by the orchestra and in the story itself. The picture, which is scheduled to remain for today…

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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.