A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Headline: Safety Last!
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-10-05 - 1923-11-10
Summary:

Teaser ads for Harold Lloyd's 'Safety Last!' Different Illustrations included. The ads didn't mention the theatre's name, surmised from other ads. October 23 Remarks: Distributed by Pathe. October 31 Remarks: Coming shortly at the World Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-11-07 - 1923-11-10
Summary:

Wed. 7th to Sat. 10th November at 5.15 p.m. & 9.15 p.m., Harold Lloyd in 'Safety Last.' Admission $2 & $1.5. Photo included.

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Headline: Laughter First!
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-03-31 - 1924-04-05
Summary:

Beginning Wednesday, 2nd April, Harold Lloyd in 'Safety Last' at the World Theatre. April 4 Remarks: Photo included. April 5 Remarks: Beginning Sunday, 6th inst. Pola Negri in 'Mad Love.'

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-04-02 - 1924-04-05
Summary:

Wed. - Sat., 2nd - 5th April, Harold Lloyd in 'Safety Last,' and Inkwell Comedy 'Trapped.' Admission, 9.15 p.m., $1.5 & $1, 5.15 p.m., $1 & 70 cts.

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-04-23 - 1925-04-27
Summary:

Showing today, 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., a magnificent photodramatization of the famous novel by Kathleen Norris, Carl Laemmle presents 'Butterfly,' starring Laura La Plante, Norman Kerry, Kenneth Harlan, Ruth Clifford and Margaret Livingston. Also Jack Dempsey in 'So This Is Paris,…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-04-27 - 1925-05-02
Summary:

Today till Saturday, 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., George Arliss with Alice Joyce in Distinctive Productions' 'The Green Goddess,' with Harry T. Morey and David Powell, distributed by Goldwyn Cosmopolitan. With special musical setting. Picture or illustration included. April 29 Remarks:…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-05-01 - 1925-05-08
Summary:

Today till Wednesday 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., the famous vaudeville company, 'Floradora' in their newest songs and dances. Also Buddy Messinger in 'Low Bridge.' Today till Friday 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., the latest Chinese super-production 'One Dollar' produced by the British…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-11-07
Summary:

Professionals in numerous fields, risk their lives in order to carry out their duty. For them 'Safety Last' is the motto. Life insurance companies hesitate to offer them policies. Such was the case of Harold Lloyd who was trying to climb a twelve storied building for his new Pathe…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-04-17
Summary:

The World Theatre is soon to show 'The Green Goddess' with George Arliss in the part he took in the late William Archer's famous play.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-04-25
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-04-27
Summary:

The Green Goddess,' starring George Arliss, Alice Joyce, David Powell and Harry T. Morey, will be shown at the World Theatre for 5 days beginning tomorrow. The producer is Mr. Olcott. Plot and production summary included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-04-28
Summary:

George Arliss, with Alice Joyce, appear in 'The Green Goddess' which is to be presented at the World Theatre for 5 days. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-05-02
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-10-03
Summary:

Cinema-goers last night missed a local reproduction of Harold Lloyd doing his 'Safety Last' stunt. While the soiree audience at the World Theatre was leaving for home a Chinese youth started the fun by dangling a leg from a suspended position near the roof of a building.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-11-03
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-11-07
Summary:

Harold Lloyd performs his own stunts in Pathe comedy 'Safety Last,' which comes to the World Theatre. He is the rollicking youth of 'A Sailor Made Man.' He is supported by Mildred Davis. Production details included.

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Headline: The World
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-04-27
Summary:

World Theatre will be screening the Distinctive Pictures Corporation attraction 'The Green Goddess,' for five days. The photodrama features the world famous George Arliss who plays the role of the rajah of Rukh. The film is a melodramatic success for the star.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-04-28
Summary:

World Theatre begins to screen the Distinctive Pictures Corporation attraction 'The Green Goddess,' for a five days' run. The photodrama features the world famous George Arliss and Alice Joyce.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-04-29
Summary:

Last night, World Theatre screened 'The Green Goddess.' The photodrama features the world famous George Arliss and Alice Joyce.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-03 - 1923-10-13
Summary:

H_ L_, 'Safety Last!' Illustration included.