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: 1923-06-09
Summary:

The attraction at the Grand Theatre, Wanchai, over the weekend is the William Duncan Wild West production, 'Where Men are Men.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-06-11
Summary:

The Sporting Duchess,' is the feature film showing at the Grand Theatre tonight. The film starred Alice Joyce. Mr. Ray has decided to discontinue the serial at the Grand Theatre at the 9.15 performance and he is giving an all-European show.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-06-16
Summary:

Harold Lloyd appears at the Grand, Wanchai, from today, in five-reel comedy, 'Grandma's Boy.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-06-23
Summary:

There is a change of programme at the Grand Theatre. The big picture is 'Cousin Kate,' featuring Alice Joyce. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-10-30
Summary:

Tomorrow night the Grand Theatre in Queen's Road East inaugurates the new system to be followed throughout the Winter season. The opening programme includes Reginald Denny in the big racing picture, 'The Kentucky Derby' and the Williams Variety Co.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-10-31
Summary:

The new season at the Grand opens tonight with 'The Kentucky Derby' and the Williams Variety Co.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-11-01
Summary:

There was a good crowd at the Grand last night, by the performances provided from William Variety Co, with performers Young Eddie Polo, Jack and Cora. 'The Kentucky Derby' was also screened.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-11-14
Summary:

Booth Tarkington's wonderful story 'The Flirt' fills the bill at the Grand tonight and tomorrow. Harold Lloyd's 'Get Out and Get Under' also included in the programme.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-11-21
Summary:

Herbert Rawlinson and Eileen Percy are the joint stars of 'The Prisoner' the romantic film drama showing tonight at the Grand. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-11-24
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-12-21
Summary:

After the ran of 'Fools and Riches' finishes at the Grand tonight, Griffith's picture 'Way Down East' is due. People who missed their opportunity in Coronet, will be welcomed. On Xmas day Constance Talmadge in 'Wedding Bells' and Harold Lloyd in 'Now or…

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Headline: The Grand
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-12-23
Summary:

The Grand announced that they are compiled to withdraw 'Way Down East' after today show. Tomorrow Harold Lloyd's 'Now or Never' will be shown. Constance Talmadge's 'Wedding Bells' is also in the bill for Xmas.

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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.