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: 1925-03-21
Summary:

Ladies Must Live,' a Paramount picture showing at the Star Theatre as the feature attraction for today and tomorrow. The cast included Betty Compson and Robert Ellis. The setting having been planned by George Loane Tucker, who is famous as the producer of 'The Miracle Man.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-03-22
Summary:

Kowloon folk are being offered a very special attraction at the Kowloon Theatre tonight with jazz band of the 'President Madison' perform.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-03-13
Summary:

Robert W. Chambers will soon be an equally strong draw for cinema-goers, if the high standard set the 'The Fighting Chance' is any criterion. The Paramount picture will be screened at the Star Theatre. Other stars included Anna Q Nilsson and Conrad Nagel.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-04-22
Summary:

Today and tomorrow, Paramount picture called 'To Please One Woman' is the attraction at the Star Theatre. The leading role is portrayed by Claire Windsor. While a Thursday, there will be a double programme from two dancers Miss Mura Shipoff and her brother and an excellent film…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-04-23
Summary:

Showing the Star Theatre tonight for the last time is the entertaining Paramount picture 'To Please One Woman,' in which Claire Windsor takes the leading role. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-09-02
Summary:

A City Sparrow,' the new Paramount film which portrays Ethel Clayton as an Apache dancer will be screened in the Star Theatre for the last time this evening.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-09-02
Summary:

Ethel Clayton appears in the novel role of an Apache dancer in her new Paramount picture, 'A City Sparrow,' which will be shown at the Star Theatre this evening. This marks a distinct departure of Miss Clayton, who has been appearing recently in stories of married life, notably, '…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-09-06
Summary:

To Have and to Hold,' made by Paramount from the novel by Mary Johnstone [sic], is a picture currently showing at the Star Theatre. Bert Lytell and Betty Compson are the lead players. Film plot included.

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

In 'A Full House,' the Paramount feature which will be screened at the Star Theatre tonight and tomorrow night, Bryant Washburn, the well-known light comedian, takes the leading part. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-09-10
Summary:

Local cinema-goers are reminded of the final show of the Paramount picture, 'A Full House' at Star Theatre today, which is starred by Lois Wilson and Bryant Washburn. Directed by James Cruze.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-09-11
Summary:

Wallace Reid, appears as a prize fighting champion in 'The World's Champion' at the Star Theatre today. This is a Paramount film.

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

Kowloon cinema patrons have been loud in their praises of 'The World Champion,' the current Star Theatre attraction in which Paramount picture feature Wallace Reid as the screen hero.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-05-19
Summary:

Public is drawn to the Coronet's announcement, in the advertising columns of an exceptional attraction at the theatre tomorrow evening. 'The Confession' had been reserved for the opening performance at the new Kowloon theatre, but the inclement weather combined with other…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-05-20
Summary:

Hal Reid's play, 'The Confession,' which has been made into a motion picture by the National Film Corporation, featuring Henry Walthall, originally was to be shown as a special opening attraction for the Kowloon Theatre. Due to the weather issue, the screening was delayed and it…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-06-14
Summary:

Hongkong Amusement Ltd., open a new Theatre located in Nathan Road of Kowloon. A big roomy place the new theatre is fitted with a battery of electric fans that set up a breeze fresh enough to blow out every match in the box when you begin to light up your pipe. The chairs are those comfortable…

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Headline: Coronet Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-06-15
Summary:

Kowloon Kinema tonight provides the latest episodes of 'Lost City.' At the Coronet tonight Maeterlinck's 'The Blue Bird' will be screened along with a 'Snub' comedy.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-06-23
Summary:

Alf's Button,' the comedy which took England by storm, thoroughly justified its reputation at the first screening last night at the Kowloon Theatre. The film was starred by Leslie Henson. In Addition, a most interesting gazette is shown, including the Shanghai Olympic Games containing…

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

Kowloon Theatre will provide screening of 'Polly of the Storm Country' for the first time. The film was starred by Mildred Harris Chaplin, Micky Moore, Ruby Lafayette and Emory Johnson. There is no connection between this 'feature' and 'The Secret of the Storm Country…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-08-15
Summary:

The Son of Tarzan, reputed the best of the Tarzan pictures, is being screened at the Kowloon Theatre. Two new machines are being installed, ensuring project of the 'Coronet' standard.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-08-29
Summary:

A bright and entertaining programme is offered at the Kowloon Theatre, including 'Mr. Fix-It' starring Douglas Fairbanks. While Hongkong Amusements Ltd. has secured three entertainers from the Folies Bergere, the famous Paris comedy theatre. In a novelty act entitled 'Le Globe d…