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: 1924-08-28
Summary:

Only a Shop Girl,' the new film which comes to the Star Theatre this evening as the feature attraction for the next few days, is a good old fashioned drama adapted from a stage success 25 years ago. 'Only a Shop Girl' is perfect in every detail. Specially good is the scene in the…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-03-27
Summary:

(Reuter's Service the China Mail) Paris, March 26 – The filming has begun of M. Clemenceau's work 'le voile du bonheur' for the film production of which Clemenceau recently signed a contract. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-08-07
Summary:

World Theatre will be screening 'The Bachelor Girl.' It is based on the famous novel by Victor Marguerite, adapted to the screen by Armand Du Plessy. The film exhibits the beauty of the city of smiles.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-04-21
Summary:

Visiting the Coronet Theatre during the next few days, you can see the history of Madame du Barry presented with the greatest colour and realism, for this evening there comes to this popular cinema-house Pola Negri's great picture, 'Passion.' Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-08-07 - 1924-08-07
Summary:

Don't fail to see 'The Bachelor Girl' (in 9 reels), 1924's super-artistic production beautiful beyond praise, based on the famous romance by Victor Margueritte, adapted to the screen by Armand du Plessy with a superb all-star cast.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-02-11 - 1922-02-14
Summary:

A Paramount programme, Ina Claire in 'The Pupper Crown,' in 5 parts, with excellent Comedies.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-08-07
Summary:

The World Theatre is now showing a picture in nine reels, based on the famous romance by Victor Marguerite, adapted to the screen by Armand Du Plessy. The Café Napolitan, the Vaudeville, both famous palaces of joy, are elegant, with beautiful women whose movements are full of art and charm.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-11-10
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-02-11 - 1922-02-14
Summary:

Tonight at 5.15 and 9.15, Ina Claire in 'The Puppet Crown,' a Paramount picture.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-08-07
Summary:

Coronet Theatre will be screening the Paramount film 'Forever.' The film is a screen version of George du Maurier's novel 'Peter Ibbetson.' The cast includes Wallace Reid and Elsie Ferguson.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-02-11 - 1922-02-14
Summary:

Tonight at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Ina Claire in 'The Puppet Crown,' a Paramount picture.

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Headline: The Star
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-04-22 - 1924-04-23
Summary:

Today and tomorrow at 5.30 and 9.15 p.m., Claire Windsor in 'To Please One Woman.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-04-23
Summary:

Tonight for the last time, Star Theatre is going to screen Paramount entertainment, entitled 'To Please One Woman,' featuring Clair [sic] Windsor.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-08-06
Summary:

Paramount picture 'Forever' is the current feature at the Coronet Theatre. The author of its plot was the late George du Maurier, who is also the writer of the stage play 'Trilby.' Wallace Reid and Elsie Ferguson taking the leading role.

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Headline: Forever'
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-08-07
Summary:

Showing again at the Coronet Theatre this evening is the big Paramount film, 'Forever' which is the screen version of George du Murier's [sic] very popular novel 'Peter Ibbetson.' Wallace Reid and Elsie Ferguson head a notable cast.

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Headline: Forever'
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-08-08
Summary:

Forever,' the big Paramount film which has been the feature attraction of Coronet Theatre. It is the film version of George du Maurier's very popular book 'Peter Ibbetson.' Wallace Reid and Elsie Ferguson take the leading roles.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-11-12
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is screening 'Rich Men's Wives' featuring Claire Winsor. The story shows up the hectic life of New York's gay set and the incidents are founded on facts.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-04-23
Summary:

Showing the Star Theatre tonight for the last time is the entertaining Paramount picture 'To Please One Woman,' in which Claire Windsor takes the leading role. Film plot included.

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-12-03 - 1923-12-03
Summary:

Today and tomorrow, 'Legally Dead,' featuring Milton Sills and Claire Adams, a Universal picture.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-03-05 - 1924-03-08
Summary:

Tonight, Irene West and her Royal Hawaiians, 'A Night in Old Hawaii.' Also, Clair [sic] Windsor in 'What's Worth While' and Felix the Cat in 'A Pat Sullivan Scream.'