A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Headline: Big Timber'
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-11-24
Summary:

World Theatre will be screening Universal production 'Big Timber' featuring William Desmond, tonight. The supporting cast includes Olive Hasbrouck, Betty Francisco, Lydia Yeemans [sic] Titus and Albert J. Smith.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-04-14
Summary:

Poor Men's Wives' is a companion picture to 'Rich Men's Wives' and is the current feature at Coronet. The leading role is taken by Barbara la Marr, the actress who also appeared in 'Trifling Women,' with the supporting act from Betty Francisco, David Butler and…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-10-12 - 1925-10-12
Summary:

Today only, Beverly Bayne in Elinor Glyn's intriguing story, 'How to Educate a Wife,' featuring Marie Prevost, Monte Blue, Claude Gillingwater, Betty Francisco and Creighton Hale, directed by Monta Bell. Tuesday only, by popular demand, 'Conductor 1492.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-10-10 - 1925-10-10
Summary:

Today only, final performances of our wonderful comedy programme including Harold Lloyd in 'Hot Water.' Sunday and Monday, Elinor Glyn's 'How to Educate a Wife,' featuring Marie Prevost, Monte Blue, Claude Gillingwater, Betty Francisco and Creighton Hale, directed by…

5
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-07-24
Summary:

The Furnace' , the new Wm. D. Taylor production released as a Realart Special, is an unusually powerful photodrama, which opened at the World Theatre since Friday last. The film starred Agnes Ayres, Jerome Patrick, Theodore Roberts, Helen Dunbar, Betty Francisco, Milton Sills and Mayme…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-10-25 - 1921-10-26
Summary:

William Desmond in 'The Prince and Betty.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-10-25 - 1921-10-26
Summary:

William Desmond in 'The Prince and Betty.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-12-04
Summary:

London, Dec. 3 – The great Jeffries-Johnson fight was decided to take place on July 4th, and the venue is San Francisco. The city pays £20,200 that the fight might place there, and will share the cinematograph proceeds.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-10-25 - 1921-10-26
Summary:

Tonight at 5.45 and 9.15, William Desmond in 'The Prince and Betty.'

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Headline: Betty Compson
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-08-16
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-05-05 - 1920-05-07
Summary:

Tonight, Bessie Love in 'Wee Lady Betty.'

12
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-01-25 - 1917-01-27
Summary:

On Jan 26, 7th and 8th episodes of the 'Iron Claw,' 'The Hooded Helper' and 'The Stroke of Twelve' [sic]; Pathe's British Gazette; 'Florence Rose Fashions'; 'A Day with Betty Young.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-19
14
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-05-05 - 1920-05-07
Summary:

Tonight, the popular dramatic star, Bessie Love in 'Wee Lady Betty' or how to keep house in an Irish castle.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-08-07
Summary:

World Theatre is screening a Robert Brunton production 'Two-Gun Betty' featuring Bessie Barriscale. Film synopsis included.

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-08-08
Summary:

Two-gun Betty,' featuring Bessie Barriscale, will be shown at the World Theatre from now to Thursday night. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-07-14
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-07-04
Summary:

Hongkong is going to play an important part in the picture world if the plans tentatively drawn up by a prominent motion picture magnate of San Francisco bear fruit. Mr. Kenneth McGaffey, secretary of the Motion Picture Utility Corporation of San Francisco, is considering plans for the filming…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-10-07 - 1925-10-10
Summary:

Today till Saturday, Harold Lloyd in 'Hot Water.' Added attractions: our own Topical film with September news from home; Felix in Fairyland; 'Our Gang' in 'Derby Day'; 'Memories' in Prizma colour; Professor Gonzales and the Queen's Orchestra Andres at…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-08-17 - 1921-08-19
Summary:

Enid Bennett in 'Key of the Righteous' [sic] and Mary [sic] Cahill in 'When Betty Bets.'