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: 1925-01-28
Summary:

The Madeline Rossiter Company gave a delightful entertainment yesterday at the Theatre Royal. The title was 'Pierrot Pie.' 'A Life on the Ocean Wave' evoked rousing applause.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-01-29
Summary:

Madeline Rossiter's Company of entertainers received a good reception on their appearance in 'Strollerland' at the Theatre Royal last night. Performers included Charles Mason, Lena Lawton, Don Gemmell, Madge Aberdare, Billy Iredale and Elsie May.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-01-30
Summary:

Mr. Stewart Garner, representative of Mr. E. J. Carroll, who is directing the world tour for Sir Harry Lauder, arrived Hongkong at Theatre Royal.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-01-30
Summary:

The Madeline Rossiter Company provide audiences with 'Hors D'Ouvres' at the Royal Theatre.

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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: 1923-06-02
Summary:

Daniel Frawley Company will give two performance at the Star Theatre and Theatre Royal. Performers included Miss Adele Blood. The fans at the Star Theatre are sufficiently quiet for them to be kept going during the acts, which ensures the building being as cool as it is possible to make it.…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-06-26
Summary:

Twin Beds,' from the stage to the screen, Mr. and Mrs. Carter de Haven have produced a truly refreshing funny picture. The film was commenced at the Coronet yesterday and is especially interesting to many picture-goers who had seen the play when it was staged at the Theatre Royal some years…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-09-15
Summary:

Miss Tina Gerald and Mr. Tom Fenwick will give their performance in 'The Intruder' at the Star Theatre one more time. The remaining three, 'Only Amateurs,' 'Stiffy Wins' and 'Unwilling Wilfred,' which provoked roars at Theatre Royal last week, were also…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-11-15
Summary:

An article about the code of Theatre manners at Theatre Royal and Star Theatre. Forbes-Russell Company and the play 'The Naughty Wife' were mentioned.

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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: 1924-04-02
Summary:

Star Theatre is offering the last opportunity of the film screening of 'The Call of Youth.' Tomorrow night in the Star Theatre, the Hongkong Philharmonic Society's chorus and orchestra will give their grand concert and judging from the fine success in the Theatre Royal recently,…

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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: 1924-05-08
Summary:

Mr. William Heughan, the famous Scottish singer, whose highly successful Theatre Royal concerts have won him a firm place in the Colony's favour, gives a concert in the Star Theatre this evening. Other performers included Dave Kennedy, Miss Gladys Sayer, also with 'The Quaints.'…

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Headline: The 'Quaints'
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-05-15
Summary:

The Quaints were in great form tonight for farewell at the Star Theatre last night. Tonight they perform in Canton and will return to Theatre Royal tomorrow and Saturday. Star announces their engagement with Robert Bores and Company to stage a show.

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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.