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: 1921-06-28
Summary:

The construction of what, when completed, will be the largest cinema in the Colony, is being rapidly pushed ahead under the supervision of the contractor. Lee Kee, who at the same time is its owner. The 'Star' Cinema, as the new theatre has been named, is conveniently situated at the…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-05-11
Summary:

On Empire Day (May 24th), Kowloon's new cinema, the Star Theatre, will be opened with a gala performance. The new enterprise is the work of Mr. Lee Yue-cheong, who has belonged the distinction of possessing one of the biggest and certainly the most attractive looking theatre building in the…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-05-25
Summary:

Star' Theatre, Kowloon will be opening on next Thursday i.e. June 1st. Arrangements have been made for three performances a day with matinees on Sundays and programs will be changed on every Tuesday and Friday. Prices of admission have been graded to suit all classes. Tickets can also be…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-06-01
Summary:

Kowloon's newly built Star Theatre had its first audience last evening. The guests were welcomed by the proprietor Mr. Lee Yue-cheong and the manager Mr. Gonzalez de Bernedo. Moreover, the new Theatre also screened two films, the principal one being 'Jane Goes A-Wooing' featuring…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-06-02
Summary:

Tomorrow night, Start Theatre will screen 'The Wonder Man,' featuring the famous boxer, Carpentier, in the principal role.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-06-06
Summary:

Star Theatre's booking office at the ferry pier, Hongkong side, will be opened tomorrow afternoon. Hongkong patrons of this Theatre get free ferry tickets for the return journey.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-06-10
Summary:

Star Theatre will host the 'Darlington's Trio,' a vaudeville troop, on Sunday. Also, commencing tomorrow is a seven-part Artcraft super-production 'The Girl Who Stayed at Home.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-06-16
Summary:

Star Theatre is going to screen Thomas Ince's 'The Poppy Girl's Husband,' featuring William S. Hart. On Sunday, La Belle Cora will appear in a novel statuary and posing act, will be repeated on the three succeeding nights.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-06-22
Summary:

Star Theatre is going to screen a Paramount picture entitled 'The Way of a Man with a Maid,' tomorrow night and over the weekend. The film is a Lasky production with Bryant Washburn in the principal role.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-06-30
Summary:

Star Theatre, Kowloon, is screening 'Secret Service,' a Paramount Artcraft production featuring Robert Warwick, Theodore Roberts and Wanda Hawley. In addition to the attraction of 'Secret Service,' an Opera selection will be given by M. Majurel. Lyson Dherlys will present…

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Headline: Star Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-07-14
Summary:

Star Theatre is going to screen 'The Career of Katherine Bush' from Friday, the 14th to Monday the 17th, at 5:30 pm and 9:15 pm. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-08-04
Summary:

Star Theatre is going to screen 'The Knickerbocker Buckaroo' starring Douglas Fairbanks. The film is one of Douglas Fairbanks' most expensive productions. Huge sums of money were spent on ideal sets. One can also see Douglas performing various stunts in the film.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-08-08
Summary:

Star Theatre is going to host M. and Mme. Alixeeff [sic] for a three nights session of classic dancing. The entertainment will be assisted by the screening of 'Boots' featuring Dorothy Gish.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-08-12
Summary:

The Law of Men' was screened for the first time at the Star Theatre last evening. Film synopsis included.

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Headline: Star Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-08-16
Summary:

Miss Marguerite Clark appears at tonight's screening at Star Theatre. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-08-25
Summary:

From tonight to Monday, Star Theatre is going to screen 'The Secret of the Monastery.' The film portrays the barbaric rituals of the medieval era and includes suspense to thrill the audience. Film synopsis included.

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Headline: Star Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-08-29
Summary:

Star Theatre is going to screen 'The Scar' this evening. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-09-01
Summary:

Star Theatre is going to screen 'The Society Exile' featuring Elsie Ferguson. This film is the first of a series of new pictures, contracted by the Star Theatre with a well-known Eastern agency, and this enterprise will have the effect of brightening up the general tone of pictures…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-05-10
Summary:

Booking for the grand variety entertainment to be held at the Palace Theatre, Mt. Austin, on Saturday, is now proceeding at Moutrie and Co.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-05-16
Summary:

A variety entertainment programme takes place at the Palace Theatre, Mount Austin Barracks, on Saturday evening.