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: 1921-06-06
Summary:

The proprietors of the World Theatre, which is now nearing completion next to Sincere's, have been very fortunate in securing from the local Government the site that previously housed the Imports and Exports Officer. Within three whole months a new kinema, which is much larger than Victoria…

2
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-07-12 - 1921-07-14
Summary:

Thursday 14th, grand free opening day, at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15 p.m., an all-comedy programme will be introduced. See the 'Bonds of Love.'

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-07-12 - 1921-07-12
Summary:

The band of the 2nd Wilts. 9.15 p.m., Thursday 14th, by kind permission of Col. Wyndham and Officers.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-07-15 - 1921-07-18
Summary:

Moon Raiders' [sic] in 18 episodes, commencing at 2.30 p.m. and 7.15 p.m. This Day, 1st, 2nd and 3rd episodes. See the 'Bonds of Love.' Telephone No. 1337.

5
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-07-16
Summary:

The management of the World Theatre announced that seats will be reserved for any who would like to visit the theatre on Monday. 'The Bonds of Love' will be the main attraction.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-07-19 - 1921-07-21
Summary:

Tuesday to Thursday at 5.15 p.m. and 9.15 p.m., Theda Bara in 'The Devil's Daughter' in 5 parts. Also Pathe's News and Comedies. At 2.15, 5.15 and 7.15 p.m. only, The Great Bracken's in their sensational wire and wonderful juggling acts. Popular prices: 9.15 p.m., $1.00…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-07-22 - 1921-07-22
Summary:

Friday 22nd to Monday 25th, 'The Great World Championship Fight,' and Comedies. Popular prices.

8
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-07-23 - 1921-07-23
Summary:

Enormous success of the 'Dempsey Willard Fight' at the 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15 p.m. performances. 7.15 p.m., Saturday 23rd, Sunday 24th and Monday 25th, The Men of the American Fleet will be entertained by the Government.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-07-25 - 1921-07-28
Summary:

9.15 p.m., Tuesday 26th to Thursday 28th, July, the Great Shakespearian play, 'The Merchant of Venice' in 6 parts. Novelty acts and dances by Miss Cora Williams and Co. 5.15 p.m., 'The Devil's Daughter' featuring Theda Bara, in 5 parts and novelty acts. See Miss Cora…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-07-26
Summary:

Starting tonight and showing until Thursday evening an attractive programme will be screened at the World Theatre. At the 5.15 p.m. performance Theda Bara, will be seen in the 5-part picture 'The Devil's Daughter,' while the 9.15 p.m. programme will include a 6-part film 'The…

11
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-07-27
Summary:

The Corsa Williams Co., appear at the 9.15 p.m. performance in World Theatre, includes the great Shakespearian play 'The Merchant of Venice.'

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-07-28
Summary:

Tonight offers the last screening of 'The Merchant of Venice' in World Theatre. Mr. Matheson Lang has the part of Shylock in the picture and Shakespeare's famous play is admirably presented.

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-07-29 - 1921-07-30
Summary:

9.15 p.m., Friday 29th July, to Monday 1st August, R. A. Walsh in 'The Woman and the Law' in 7 parts, presented by William Fox. Miss Cora Williams and Co. in an entire change of programme. 5.15 p.m., 'The Merchant of Venice' in 6 parts. 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., the 7th and 8th…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-07-30
Summary:

Claimed to be one of the finest pictures ever screened in Hongkong.

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-08-01 - 1921-08-03
Summary:

9.15 p.m., Tuesday 2nd to Thursday 4th, Edward Warren's productions presents 'Thunderbolts of Fate' in 5 parts featuring House Peters and Anna Lehr. 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., 'The Moon Riders' 9th and 10th episodes. 5.15 p.m., 'Woman and the Law' [sic] in 7 parts.…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-08-04
Summary:

The management of the World Theatre has been requested by patrons to screen the wonderful film 'Woman and the Law.'

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-08-04 - 1921-08-06
Summary:

Friday 5th to Monday 8th August, 9.15 p.m., William Fox presents Gladys Brockwell in 'To Honor and Obey.' Charlie Chaplin in 'The Adventurer.' 2.15 and 7.15 p.m., 'The Moon Riders' 11 and 12 episodes. 5.15 p.m., 'Thunderbolts of Fate.' Sunday at 9.15 p.m.…

18
Headline: The Empire
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-08-06 - 1921-08-09
Summary:

Today till Tuesday, another British comedy, Hepworth presents 'Once Aboard the Lugger' in 6 parts.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-08-06 - 1921-08-06
Summary:

Ha! Ha!! Once Aboard the Lugger and the --! No, not the girl, this time. But come and see it.

20
Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-08-08 - 1921-08-11
Summary:

Tuesday 9th to Thursday 11th August, 9.15 p.m., 'The Vengeance of the Wild' [sic] starring Charles Wheelock and Loraine [sic] Otto. Pathe's Gazette and Romeo and Juliet comedy. 5.15 p.m., 'To Honor and Obey.' 2.15 and 7.15 p.m., 13 and 14 episodes of 'Moon Riders…