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: 1924-01-12
Summary:

The Star has inaugurated their new policy with success, 'Forbidden Fruit,' the Cecil de Mille production, having been a good draw during the last day or two. The management announces that it has secured a number of good pictures, including Paramount releases, which have not been often…

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Headline: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-09-12 - 1924-09-15
Summary:

At 5.15 & 9.15 only, Colleen Moore and Kenneth Harlan in 'April Showers.' Film poster included. At 2.30 & 7.15, 'The Two Orphans,' an all Chinese Shanghai film with complete English sub-titles.

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Headline: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-09-12 - 1924-09-12
Summary:

Today's programme at 5.15 and 9.15, 'April Showers' starring Colleen Moore and Kenneth Harlan, a Preferred Picture. At 2.30 and 7.15, 'The Two Orphans,' another all-Chinese screen classic of life in and around the war-stricken but beautiful envious of Shanghai, played by…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-09-12
Summary:

April Showers,' a Preferred Picture, is a true picture of Irish folk, but it was not made in Ireland but relates to one of those communities on the lower East Side of New York. The picture starred by Colleen Moore and Kenneth Harlan. Kid McCoy and Johnny Buff assisted in the boxing scene.…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-09-12
Summary:

Queen's Theatre is screening 'April Showers' at the 5:15 and 9:15 performances. The film revolves around the story of Irish communities living on the East side of New York. Those who claim association with the Emerald Isle are Tom Forman, the director, Colleen Moore and Kenneth…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-09-12
Summary:

No villain or Vamp appears in 'April Showers,' the story of Irish young folk and Irish sentiments made by 'Preferred Pictures' which opens for a short run at the Queen's Theatre today. The lovable little heroine portrayed by Colleen Moore tries to put a vamp into the…

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Headline: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-09-12 - 1924-09-15
Summary:

Showing at 5.15 and 9.15 today, B. P. Schulberg presents a Tom Forman production, 'April Showers,' by Hope Loring and Louis D. Lighton with Colleen Moore, Kenneth Harlan, Ruth Clifford, Priscilla Bonner, Myrtle Vane and James Corrigan. Illustration included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-09-13 - 1924-09-15
Summary:

Today at 5.15 and 9.15, B. P. Schulberg presents 'April Showers,' a Tom Forman production by Hope Loring and Louis D. Lighton with a Preferred cast including Colleen Moore, Kenneth Harlan, Ruth Clifford, Priscilla Bonner, James Corrigan and Myrtle Vene. Illustration included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-12-03
Summary:

An interview of B. P. Schulberg, a young producer, who is responsible for 'The Girl Who Came Back,' which is now playing at the World Theatre. He said that they chose 'The Hero' and 'The Girl Who Came Back' for filming not because they were popular plays but because…