A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-08-08
Summary:

If 'thy father' is not worthy of honour, is it a sin to turn against him? This is the problem that faced the heroine of 'Tillie,' a new Mary Miles Minter Realart film which opens at the World Theatre for four days. 'Tillie' is an Alice Eyton adaptation of the novel…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-06-07 - 1923-06-08
Summary:

Allen Holubar's production, 'Man-Woman-Marriage,' starring Dorothy Phillips. Illustration included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-06-17 - 1922-06-19
Summary:

Allen Holubar's drama-eternal, starring Dorothy Phillips, 'Man-Woman-Marriage,' a First National attraction. Illustration included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-07-17
Summary:

Mr. Allen Watt is making a tour of the world on behalf of Universal Film Company of New York to get cinematograph pictures. This company is the first to send photographers to China from America for Graphic purposes. Mr. Watt was now considering to start a branch manufactory in or near Hong Kong…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-06-15 - 1922-06-24
Summary:

At 5.15 and 9.15 p.m. only, tickets $2.00 and $1.00, 'Man-Woman-Marriage,' Allen Holubar's drama starring Dorothy Phillips, a First National attraction. Illustration included.

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Headline: Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-06-17 - 1922-06-17
Summary:

The picture we have all been waiting for, 'Man-Woman-Marriage.' Screening Monday to Saturday next 5.15 and 9.15 p.m. only. Allen Holubar's drama-eternal, starring Dorothy Phillips. 9 unforgettable reels, a First National attraction. Illustration included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-04-16
Summary:

A select party attended the Victoria Theatre at the invitation of the management as a new series of films, instructive picture and drama were exhibited. The 'Paramount Pictures' have been brought to Hongkong by Mr. J. W. Allen, the foreign agent of the Progressive Motion Picture…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-10-08
Summary:

The Man in the Moonlight' will be shown at the Hongkong Theatre. The film starring Monroe Salisbury, Colleen Moore, William Stowell and Alfred Allen. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-06-27
Summary:

The Island of Desire,' produced by the Fox Film Corporation, is coming to the screen of the World Theatre. This story is written by J. Allen Dunn and directed by Otis Turner. In turn, George Walsh and Anna Luther play the principal role.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-08-18 - 1925-08-18
Summary:

Today and tomorrow only, 'Broken Chains,' by Winifred Kimball, an Allen Holubar production, with Colleen Moore, Claire Windsor, Malcolm McGregor and Ernest Torrence. Illustration included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-08-18 - 1925-08-19
Summary:

Today and tomorrow only, the Chicago daily news prize-winning story, 'Broken Chains' by Winifred Kimball, an Allen Holubar production with Colleen Moore, Claire Windsor, Malcolm McGregor and Ernest Torrence.

12
Headline: The Sage Hen'
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-07-13
Summary:

The Sage Hen,' directed by Edgar Lewis for Pathe and is showing at the World Theatre on Friday. The film starred Gladys Brockwell, Lillian Rich, Wallace MacDonald, Arthur Morrison, James Mason, Alfred Allen and Richard Headrick.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-08-18 - 1925-08-19
Summary:

Daily at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, Sunday at 6, 7.30 and 9.15, today and tomorrow only, Colleen Moore and Ernest Torrence in 'Broken Chains,' by Winifred Kimball, an Allen Holubar production with Claire Windsor and Malcolm McGregor. Illustration included.

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Headline: The Star
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-04-27
Summary:

Star Theatre is screening a Cosmopolitan production 'Heliotrope.' The story is adapted from a story by Richard Washburn Child. The comedy is directed by George D. Baker and released by Paramount. Fred Burton, Wilfred Lytell, Diana Allen and Julia Swayne Gordon play the chief roles.…

15
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-07-13
Summary:

World Theatre is screening the Edgar Lewis-Pathe feature entitled 'The Sage Hen,' for four days commencing Friday, the 14th. The film is starring Gladys Brockwell in the principal role. The cast also includes Lillian Rich, Wallace MacDonald, Jame [sic] Mason, Helen Case, Arthur…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-02-21
Summary:

Queen's Theatre will be screening the film version of Rafael Sabatini's novel 'Scaramouche.' This Metro attraction is produced by Rex Ingram. The film is compared with Ingram's productions like 'The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse.' The film features Ramon…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-04-27
Summary:

If you're tired of just 'movies' and are eager to see a picture that is as delightfully different from the average run of screen entertainment as was 'Humoresque,' then go to the Star Theatre and see 'Heliotrope.' Adapted from a story by Richard Washburn Child…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-10-29
Summary:

A good story with a swiftly moving plot, a popular star, gorgeous settings and costumes, are promised in 'The Moth,' a Selznick special which comes to the Queen's Theatre tomorrow. The story was written by William Dana Orcutt. Supporting Norma Talmadge are a bevy of players…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-02-21
Summary:

Scaramouche,' a Rex Ingram production for Metro Picture Corporation, adapted from Rafael Sabatini's novel of the same name, comes to the Queen's Theatre for an extended visit. Ingram has surpassed his production of 'The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse' with this picture…

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Headline: Coronet Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-11-05
Summary:

A magazine story by Kenneth L. Roberts entitled 'Good Will and Almond Shells' forms the basis for the Metro five-reel feature, 'The Shell Game,' now being shown at the Coronet Theatre. Henry Kolker and Emmy Wehlen played the main roles. The supportive cast included Joseph…