A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-07-07
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-04-12
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-04-12
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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-04-30 - 1924-05-03
Summary:

The largest and finest theatre in the colony, opening on 1st of May. May 2nd to 5th at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 & 9.15 p.m., showing 'The Hero.' Admission: 5.15 p.m., Box (6 seats) $9, Dress Circle $1, Stalls 70 cents, 2nd. Class 40 cents; 9.15 p.m., $12, $1.5, $1 & 60 cents; 2.30…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-04-30 - 1924-04-30
Summary:

Opening on 1st of May. May 2nd to 5th at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15 p.m., showing 'The Hero.' Admission: 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., box $7.20 (6 seats), dress circle 80 cents, stalls, 50 cents, 2nd class 30 cents; 5.15 p.m., $9.00, $1.00, 70 cents and 40 cents; 9.15 p.m., $12.00, $1.50, $1.00…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-04-30
Summary:

Hongkong's new theatre, one of the finest buildings of its kind in the Far East, will be thrown open to the public tomorrow, May 1, with a special programme. The handsome structure will seat 1,400 people with ease and comfort and is splendidly illuminated throughout. Striking as is its…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-05-01 - 1924-05-05
Summary:

Opening today, 1st of May. May 2nd to 5th at 2.30, 7.15 and 9.15 p.m., showing a super-production, 'The Hero.' Sunday matinee at 6 p.m. Boxes, dress circle and stalls can be booked at the theatre. Price details included. May 3 Remarks: Sunday matinee at 6 p.m., a Panama picture, '…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-05-01
Summary:

Queen's Theatre had its opening show this afternoon. It screened the film 'The Hero.' At around half-past two, the Hon. Mr. R. H. Kotewall performed the opening ceremony. H. E. the Governor, Sir R. E. Stubbs, arrived at around three o'clock. Everyone was impressed with the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-05-01
Summary:

Such was the good fortune of some 50 Los Angeles youngsters who were given an opportunity to work in the Gasnier production of 'The Hero,' to be shown at the Queen's Theatre tomorrow. The leading actors in the film are Gaston Glass, the 'Hero,' Barbara La Marr, John…

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Headline: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-05-03
Summary:

The Hero' is the attraction at the Queen's Theatre till next Monday. The film starred Barbara La Marr and Gaston Glass. Film plot included.

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Headline: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-05-03
Summary:

Queen's Theatre is screening 'The Hero,' till Monday. The film features Barbara La Marr and Gaston Glass. The Theatre also boasts splendid acoustic properties. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-05-03
Summary:

Devoid of any unreal element, 'The Hero,' which is the main feature of the Queen's Theatre opening programme, presents a homely touch with a wide appeal. Barbara La Marr and Gaston Glass take the leading roles. 'The Hero' will be shown at all performances till Monday…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-05-05
Summary:

Queen's Theatre is screening the Gasnier production, entitled 'The Hero,' featuring Barbara La Marr, for the last time tonight. Tomorrow, another Gasnier production 'Daughters of the Rich' will be presented at all performances. The cast includes Gaston Glass, Miriam…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-05-05
Summary:

In 'The Hero' showing at the Queen's Theatre till Monday night, Barbara La Marr, Doris Pawn and Gaston Glass are supported by a well-chosen cast who harmonise well in the excellent settings. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-05-06
Summary:

Claimed by the distributors to be a sequel to 'Rich Men's Wives' and 'Poor Men's Wives,' that Gasnier production 'Daughters of the Rich,' which will have a run of three days at the Queen's Theatre from today. Gaston Glass, the hero in 'The Hero…

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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…