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: 1924-09-19
Summary:

Sherlock Brown' is a Metro picture with Bert Lytell as the star, which will open for a short run at the Queen's Theatre. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-09-19
Summary:

Bert Lytell, the popular Metro star, will be seen in another screenplay, 'Sherlock Brown,' which has been described as 'not a Conan Doyle story,' which opens at the Queen's Theatre today. This new picture concerns, mainly, an earnest young clerk whose solitary ambition…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-09-19 - 1924-09-20
Summary:

Conan Doyle's unwritten story, 'Sherlock Brown.' Bert Lytell is the star.

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Headline: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-09-19 - 1924-09-20
Summary:

Friday to Sunday, Conan Doyle's 'Sherlock Brown' starring Bert Lytell.

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Headline: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-09-19 - 1924-09-20
Summary:

Conan Doyle's unwritten story, 'Sherlock Brown' with the best Lytell from Friday to Sunday.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-09-19
Summary:

Today, the Metro attraction 'Sherlock Brown' began its short run at the Queen's Theatre. The comedy stars Bert Lytell.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-02-11 - 1924-02-12
Summary:

William Desmond with Virginia Browne [sic] Faire in 'Shadows of the North.' Usual prices.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-09-06
Summary:

A very well-arranged programme is announced by the Victoria Theatre management for tomorrow night. The screening of 'The Lightning Raider,' which was disturbed by 'The Globe Trotter' taking the house, will continue regularly in future. The film is featuring Pearl White and…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-10-26
Summary:

A Kiss in Time,' in which Wanda Hawley and T. Roy Barnes take the leading roles, will be shown at World Theatre this week. There are three well-known comedians supporting Wanda Hawley: T. Barnes, Walter Hiers and Bertram Johns.

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-04-11 - 1923-04-14
Summary:

Under Two Flags,' directed by Tod Browning, a magnificent story you'll never forget, starring Priscilla Dean. Picture included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-02-11 - 1924-02-12
Summary:

Monday and Tuesday 11th and 12th February, William Desmond with Virginia Brown Faire in 'Shadows of the North.' Usual prices.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-02-11 - 1924-02-12
Summary:

Monday and Tuesday 11th & 12th Feb., William Desmond with Virginia Browne [sic] Faire in 'Shadows of the North.' Usual prices.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-01-20
Summary:

World Theatre is showing Priscilla Dean feature film 'Outside the Law.' Tod Browning has written the story. The scenes are laid in San Francisco underworld, on the waterfront, in the Chinese quarters, on Knob Hill and in the palatial mansion of the California metropolis.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1916-12-04
Summary:

Film actress Miss Hettie Payne sued the Holmfirth Production Company under an agreement to take the leading part in the cinema play entitled 'Paula.' Miss Payne said she began as a film actress with the Hepworth Company five years ago and got noticed after her parts in 'White Star…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-06-06
Summary:

Last night, World Theatre screened 'The Dancer of the Nile.' The story revolves around the life of Tutankhamun and his queen. With magnificently designed sets, the film presents a realistic reproduction of the court of Pharaohs. The all-American cast includes Carmel Myers as the dancer…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-12-31 - 1924-12-31
Summary:

William Fox presents Porter Emerson Browne's stage success, 'A Fool There Was,' inspired by Kipling's poem, 'The Vampire,' staged by Emmett J. Flynn. Illustration included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-06-04
Summary:

World Theatre screened a William P.S. Earle's photoplay entitled 'The Dancer of the Nile.' Mr. Earle collected the scenic and historical data which enables him to make this picture. He also personally supervised the construction of the entire set in the Hollywood Studios. Over…

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Headline: The Star
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-10-15 - 1925-10-16
Summary:

Thursday to Saturday, Carl Laemmle presents Pauline Frederick and Laura La Plante in 'Smouldering Fires,' a Clarence Brown production, Universal-Jewel. Also at 9.15 p.m. only, Tod Sanborn, the famous xylophonist. Illustration included.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-09-27 - 1922-09-27
Summary:

Today at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, for one day only, Maurice Tourneur presents 'The Last of the Mohicans,' an American drama eternal by James Fenimore Cooper, directed by Maurice Tourneur and Clarence L. Brown. Illustration included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-04-10
Summary:

Tomorrow, World Theatre is going to screen Universal-Jewel production entitled 'Under Two Flags' featuring Priscilla Dean. The film is based on Ouida's famous novel. The entire team of Universal City participating in the production lived in Algerian atmosphere where the action…