A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-07-23
Summary:

Following the recent victory of Jack Dempsey over Georges Carpentier, there is an especial interest attaching to the film being shown at the World Theatre this week taken of the Dempsey-Willard fight about 18 months ago when Dempsey wrested the title of the world's heavyweight champion.it…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-07-30
Summary:

Many pictures have been screened in Hongkong but 'The Woman and the Law' is one of the best we have seen in Hongkong at the World Theatre. It keeps the audience spellbound and the Cora Williams Co. are charming in their acts.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-08-04
Summary:

The management of the World Theatre has been requested by their patrons to screen the wonderful film 'The Woman and the Law.' They will screen this film on Sunday at 9.15 p.m. for the last time.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-08-08
Summary:

At the World Theatre is exhibited one of the most gripping stories ever shown in the Colony. 'The Woman and the Law' is the story of a devoted mother whose husband turns out to be such a rake that she is compelled to seek a divorce from him. In addition, there is an amusing Chaplin…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-08-09
Summary:

At the World Theatre tonight and for the following nights will be screened a powerful and romantic love play entitled 'Vengeance of the Wilds' in 5 parts featuring Charles Wheelock and Loraine [sic] Otto in the principal roles. Film synopsis included. On Friday the 12th inst. until…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-08-13
Summary:

In response to numerous requests, the management of the World Theatre announces that the Fox Super Feature 'Woman and the Law,' a melodramatic story of the greatest love in the world, 'mother love,' will be re-screened at considerable expense on Monday next the 15th inst. at…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-08-16
Summary:

The management of the World Theatre announces that 'Loyalty,' a six-reel Bernstein production of absorbing interest will be screened tonight at 9.15 p.m. with Miss Betty Brice in the principal role.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-08-17
Summary:

The managements of the World Theatre informs us that they have made complete arrangements for securing the sole rights for screening a number of first-class pictures at their theatre including the Dempsey-Carpentier Fight, 'Eyes of Youth,' 'Desert Gold' and many others of…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-09-09
Summary:

At the World Theatre is being screened one of the most powerful dramas seen on the film, entitled 'As a Man Thinks.' Leah Baird is in the principal role and the film was made under the direction of Mr. George Irving. The screening is an adaptation of the original stage play by Augustus…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-09-13
Summary:

Lovers of vaudeville entertainment should not fail to pay a visit to the World Theatre either tonight or during the next three days when Gibson and Doreen, Trix and Buttons will present their new sketch.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-09-15
Summary:

The World Theatre's patrons are enjoying the new role of Mitchell Lewis as well as the return to the screen of Florence Turner in 'Fool's Gold' which is now being shown and which will continue to be a feature of the matinees until Monday next.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-09-19
Summary:

Pathe's latest star, Emmy Wehlen, will take the leading role in the special attraction coming to the World Theatre under the title of 'Lifting Shadows.' The run of this famous film begins on Friday next. Henri Ardel is the author of the story.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-09-21
Summary:

The magnificent drama 'The Kingdom of Love' by William Fox, featuring the famous star Jewel Carmen, now screening at the World Theatre, is a picture of high distinction. Last Tuesday night, the theatre was packed full, showing the popular appreciation of this wonderful film. The…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-09-23
Summary:

Variety turns are always welcome in Hongkong and the management of the World Theatre is to be congratulated on their enterprise in introducing this feature into their programme. The classical dancing by Miss Mosolowa and Mr. Gordon. Tonight, the attraction at this theatre is a film entitled…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-09-27
Summary:

Crowds are packing the World Theatre this mid-week to witness another big photo-play, 'The Sports of Kings.' Margot Kitty and Matt Moore take the leading roles and their parts are realistically played.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-10-01
Summary:

The story of the British flag is the theme of the special film being shown at the World Theatre this weekend, under the title of 'The Symbol of Sacrifice.' The cast includes thousands of actors and the picture os a wonderful combination of genius in staging and marvellous…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-10-03
Summary:

The management of the World Theatre has invited 80 Boy Scouts and Cadets to witness 'The Symbol of Sacrifice' this evening.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-10-05
Summary:

At the World Theatre on Friday afternoon is being shown 'The Symbols of Sacrifice' for the last time and all who have not seen this picture should make a point of doing so. On Tuesday evening, in addition to many Boy Scouts and Cadets who were entertained by the theatre, H. E. the…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-10-08
Summary:

A de luxe drama of the turn reminiscent of Nat Gould in his best moments, attracted a good audience to the World Theatre last night when it was first screened. 'A Gentleman Rider' is a typical British film, cleanly conceived and sustained with a natural interest which does not impose…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-10-10
Summary:

The management of the World Theatre will screen the great patriotic picture 'The Symbol of Sacrifice' this afternoon at 4.30 sharp and also on Friday 14th, Saturday 15th and Monday 17th at 5 p.m. Russian and Hungarian dances by Mr. & Mrs. Gordon at tomorrow's matinee at 4.30 p…