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: 1903-03-25
Summary:

Hong Chung Iu, master of the Ko Shing theatre, was charged at the instance of P. C. Appleton, with neglecting to carry out the conditions of his permit, by making the necessary arrangements for the escape of the audience in case of fire. The theatre was crowded to overflowing, and held in all…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1905-03-02
Summary:

Tomorrow afternoon at 3:30 o'clock an exhibition will be given by the Hong Kong Fire Brigade on the vacant ground at the rear of the Koshing Theatre. The exhibition will be witnessed by His Excellency the Governor and a party, and the firemen, under Superintendent Baddeley, will go through…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1905-03-03
Summary:

The annual Fire Brigade competition took place this afternoon at the rear of the Ko Shing Theatre when various drills were gone through. The exhibition was witnessed by His Excellency the Governor and a party from Government House, while all the points of vantage round the open space were…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1905-07-15
Summary:

The attendance at Chinese theatrical performances does not appear to be affected by hot weather. The Ko Shing, West Point is continually crowded and sometimes literally packed, so that the authorities are compelled to step in to ensure public safety. A Chinese official from Ko Shing was summoned…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1905-09-26
Summary:

The Royal Biograph conducted by Mr F. Neuman who has a fine collection of pictures. The pictures shown included scenes in the Russo-Japanese war, land and seascapes, street scenes from Shanghai and India, and many other humorous and interesting character. The biograph was set in the tent which…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1906-02-10
Summary:

This evening His Royal Highness and the party will be entertained at the Ko Shing theatre by the Chinese community, after which they will proceed along the streets to view the illuminations.

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Headline: Actors Arrested
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1906-04-05
Summary:

The West Point Police made a raid on the basement of the Ko Shing Theatre last night, where they suspected gambling, an unlawful game of pai kow, was going on. 41 Chinese were capture and 37 of them who gave their occupation as actors. They were arrested and brought before Mr F.A. Hazeland, at…

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Headline: Thurston
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1906-08-02
Summary:

The Great Thurston is back in town after a somewhat triumphal tour North, and gives a series of performances at the Ko Shing Theatre, commencing tomorrow night.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1907-02-07
Summary:

The Royal party had a very busy day with the return of Duke and Duchess, who had to carry out everyone waited at the Ko Shing Theatre for the tea party arranged by the Chinese community in Ko Shing Theatre. The theatre was beautifully decorated with ferns and flowers. The stage looked like a…