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: 1924-12-24
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.