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: 1923-11-26
Summary:

The cadets and men on the Japanese training squadron spent a fairly busy weekend sightseeing. Yesterday, 750 Japanese sailors and 100 British sailors were entertained at a cinematograph performance at the World Theatre, at the conclusion of which each man received a packet of cigarettes bearing…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-01-02
Summary:

Under the auspices of the joint Chambers of Commerce Committee for the Hongkong Section of the British Empire Exhibition, an exhibition of cinematograph films, including pictures of Hongkong for display at the British Empire Exhibition, is to be shown at the World Theatre on Thursday.

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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: 1923-01-11
Summary:

This Week's Arrangements: Today 400 sailors will be entertained to tiffin at the City Hall. His Excellency the Governor will give a dinner at Government House to the Vice Admiral and his staff. On Friday 190 cadets will lunch at the City Hall and afterwards be conveyed to the World Theatre…

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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.