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: 1924-12-01
Summary:

Cinema patrons have nothing to grumble at the fare recently, and now, provided for them, particularly at the Coronet and Star Theatres. At the former, we have Douglas Fairbanks probably the most popular of all male screen artists. At the Star, we have Rudolph Valentino who is rapidly coming to…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-05-02
Summary:

The film record of the 1924 Mount Everest Expedition which will be screened at the Star Theatre is the most wonderful record of endurance. It is a film full of reality; nothing is pre-arranged. The settings cost nothing. It is the story of the battle of strong men against Nature. Mallory and…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-05-05
Summary:

The Everest film has been praised in glowing superlatives, but those privileged to a private view at the Star Theatre will agree that it deserves all that has been said about it and a great deal more. Thanks to the telephotographic lens, we are able to see the magnificent rescues of the porters…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-05-07
Summary:

Both in point of numbers present in the audience and in their expressions of opinion after the showing last night, the policy of the Star Theatre in putting on the Epic of Everest has been fully vindicated. There are a number of people who maintain that the cinema can never be more than an…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-05-09
Summary:

The Mount Everest picture will be showing at the Star Theatre on Tuesday morning, May 12th, at 10.30 a.m. sharp, for Kowloon School children. Will the principals of schools please get in touch with Hongkong Amusements C. 4308, to say how many of their scholars will attend? This will be the only…