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: 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: 1907-10-31
Summary:

A new Cinematograph exhibition will be opened tonight in Des Voeux Road at the corner of Pottinger Street, a spacious and comfortable saloon has been erected and electrically lighted. Here the 'Victoria Cinematograph' is established and tonight is advertised as the 'grand opening…

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Headline: Cinemagraphs
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1907-11-02
Summary:

The new 'Victoria Cinematograph' in Des Voeux Road is drawing crowded houses. Patrons appreciated the arrangement and no doubt they will attract a large house on the new set of pictures showing tonight; The Cinematograph Pathe established at Weismann's Room always has a fine…

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Headline: Cinemagraphs
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1907-11-04
Summary:

The Cinematograph Pathe at Weismann's Rooms drew a good house on Saturday with its new set of pictures; The Victoria Cinematograph, which is established in a new saloon in Des Voeux Road, was well patronised on Saturday night when new pictures were exhibited. It will be opened nightly, two…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1907-11-16
Summary:

At the Victoria Cinematograph saloon at the corner of Des Voeux Road and Pottinger Street a new series of pictures will be shown tonight. The collection came by the last mail, and are the latest produced. They are of the humorous, pathetic, and instructive kind and should be worth visiting.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1907-11-29
Summary:

A special cinematograph attraction is promised for tomorrow night at the Theatre Royal, and for one night only, when the great Passion Play will be shown. The booking is in the hands of Messrs Moutrie and Company; The Victoria Cinematograph continues to do good business and a set of new pictures…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1907-12-17
Summary:

The Victoria Cinematograph in Des Voeux Road is going strong with showing entirely new films – a Love Story and Two Orphans being described by the management as particularly beautiful.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1907-12-23
Summary:

The Victoria Cinematograph advertises special programmes for the Christmas week. On the 24th there will be a matinee at 4:30 p.m. when the children attending will each receive a present of a toy. The pictures exhibited by the firm are splendid in detail and are shown with clearness and…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1907-12-31
Summary:

The Victoria Cinematograph in Des Voeux Road announces that they have a new series of films to hand by the last mail, and these they will exhibit tomorrow and through the New Year season.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1908-01-07
Summary:

The Victoria Cinematograph promises a special attraction tonight and tomorrow night in the shape of a motor trip to Monte Carlo. The pictures shown recently at this cinematograph have been extremely good.