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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Headline: The City Hall
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1898-01-13
Summary:

Report of the Committee of Management to be submitted to the annual meeting of shareholders in and subscribers to the City Hall. There is a detailed description of the theatre's building and some of the performances. For instance, during the twelve months from 1st July, 1896, to 30th June…

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Headline: The City Hall
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1898-12-21
Summary:

A report is to be submitted to the annual meeting of shareholders in and subscribers to the City Hall. There is a detailed description of the theatre's building and some of the performances. For instance, during the twelve months from 1st July, 1897, to 30th June 1898, the theatre was…

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Headline: Theatre Royal
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-06-04 - 1919-06-09
Summary:

Ambassador James W. Gerard's 'My Four Years in Germany,' for two nights only. Saturday and Monday, June 7th and 9th. Commencing at 9.15 p.m. Prices: $3, $2 and $1. Booking at Moutries's. June 4 Remarks: Another ad. on page 5. The First National Exhibitor's Circuit,…

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Headline: Theatre Royal
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-08-16 - 1919-18-18
Summary:

August 19th, 20th and 21st at 9.15 p.m., H. W. Ray presents D. W. Griffith's 'Hearts of the World.' Prices: Dress circle, $2.00; Stalls, $1.00. Booking at Moutrie's. August 18 Remarks: On page 10, another ad. on the film.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-11-15 - 1919-11-22
Summary:

Programme of arrangements, including gymkhana, lecture, cabaret and Chinese theatrical performance. On Monday, 1st December at the Theatre Royal by Mlle H. Van Der Flier, illustrated with motion picture taken at the various battle fronts.