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: 1924-09-29 - 1924-09-30
Summary:

Today & tomorrow only at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Jack Hoxie in 'Where Is This West?' Film plot included. Today till Thursday at 2.30 & 7.15 p.m., 'The Hand of Vengeance' [sic], ep. 7 & 8 and 'Vod-a-vil' & 'A London Bobby.' Usual prices.…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-10-01 - 1924-10-04
Summary:

Today till Saturday at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Irene Rich and Monte Blue in 'Lucretia Lombard,' adapted from the novel by Kathleen Norris. A Warner Bros. class of the screen. Also, British Gazette 1109/10, 'Felix Tries for Treasure' (Inkwell cartoon) and 'His New Papa…

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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: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-10-01
Summary:

World Theatre will be showing a Warner Brothers classic 'Lucretia Lombard' today. The Harry Ranf [sic] production is a screen adaptation of Kathleen Norris's famous novel of the same name. Jack Conway directed the picture and the cast includes Irene Rich and Monte Blue.

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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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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-09-27
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-10-01
Summary:

Lucretia Lombard,' the picture which had the lines from Ann Radcliff's novel 'the Mysteries of Udolpho,' is an adaptation of Kathleen Norris' famous novel, which is showing at the World Theatre today. This is a Warner Brothers classic and a Harry Ranf production co-…

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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.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-08 - 1923-10-11
Summary:

Safety Last!'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-12 - 1923-10-20
Summary:

Harold Lloyd in 'Safty Last!'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-12 - 1923-10-13
Summary:

Harold Lloyd in 'Safty Last!' Illustration included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-15 - 1923-10-16
Summary:

For 'Safety First!' When you laugh and roar at Harold Lloyd in 'Safety Last!' in 7 reels, Pathe comedy. Illustration included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-26 - 1923-10-27
Summary:

Harold Lloyd in 'Safty Last!', Pathe comedy. Illustration included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-26 - 1923-10-27
Summary:

Harold Lloyd in 'Safty Last!', Pathe comedy. Illustration included.