A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-06-14 - 1924-06-14
Summary:

Today till Tuesday at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, Distinctive Productions Inc. presents George Arliss in 'The Silent Voice' or 'The Man Who Played God,' directed by Harmon Weight. Illustration included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-04-28
Summary:

World Theatre begins to screen the Distinctive Pictures Corporation attraction 'The Green Goddess,' for a five days' run. The photodrama features the world famous George Arliss and Alice Joyce.

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

World Theatre will be screening the Distinctive Pictures Corporation attraction 'The Green Goddess,' for five days. The photodrama features the world famous George Arliss who plays the role of the rajah of Rukh. The film is a melodramatic success for the star.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-06-16 - 1924-06-16
Summary:

Today and tomorrow at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, George Arliss in 'The Silent Voice' or 'The Man Who Played God,' presented by Distinctive Productions Inc., directed by Harmon Weight. Also the King at the opening of the gorgeous British Empire Exhibition in the latest Topical…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-04-25 - 1925-04-28
Summary:

Starting Tuesday next, George Arliss with Alice Joyce, Harry T. Morey and David Powell in 'The Green Goddess,' a Distinctive's production, distributed by Goldwyn-Cosmopolitan. Illustration included.

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-04-17 - 1925-04-18
Summary:

Starting Sunday, 'The Rejected Woman,' with Alma Rubens and Conrad Nagel, a Distinctive picture. Illustration included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-04-18
Summary:

A group of noted character actors and a dozen New York society men and girls whose fortunes run into millions, appear in 'The Rejected Woman,' the Distinctive Pictures' Production which will be seen at the World Theatre for four days' run. Alma Rubens, Conrad Nagel and…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-05-19 - 1919-05-19
Summary:

1. 'The Symbol of Sacrifice,' in 7 parts (10,000 feet) produced by African Film Productions Ltd and dealing with Zulu War; 2. 'A Turf Conspiracy,' a Broadwest all-British super-productions on Nat Gould's novel and featuring England's foremost cinema stars, Violet…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-10-30
Summary:

A meeting of the Hongkong Board of Education was held yesterday at the Sanitary Board room. It mentioned that Mr Bird, acting headmaster of Queen's College, had written to Mr. Mackintosh, asking him if it was possible for the boys to go to see pictures which would be given in conjunction…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-04-27 - 1925-05-02
Summary:

Today till Saturday, 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., George Arliss with Alice Joyce in Distinctive Productions' 'The Green Goddess,' with Harry T. Morey and David Powell, distributed by Goldwyn Cosmopolitan. With special musical setting. Picture or illustration included. April 29 Remarks:…

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

In 'The Green Goddess,' the superb photodrama which will be presented by Distinctive Pictures Corporation at the World Theatre for five days, beginning tomorrow, the patrons of this house will have the opportunity of seeing the greatest stage and screen actor of the generation – George…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-02-05
Summary:

The Cosmopolitan production of 'The Wild Goose,' released by Paramount, will be shown at the Star tonight. In addition to the film attraction, Professor Topaz will electrify those present with the weird and wonderful music he can extract from a banjo.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-11-13
Summary:

The special production will be revealed at the Coronet on Sunday next. Mme. Nazimova is seen as the star in this production, 'Eye for Eye,' a story based on Henry Kistemaeker's drama. The cast included Charles Bryant, Donald Gallagher, Sally Crute and E. L. Fernandez.

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-04-20 - 1925-04-20
Summary:

Today till Wednesday at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Distinctive Picture Corporation presents 'The Rejected Woman,' with Alma Rubens, Conrad Nagel and Wyndham Standing, directed by Albert Parker from the story by John Lynch, distributed by Goldwyn-Cosmopolitan. With special musical setting.…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-11-06
Summary:

The Gold Rush,' the new Charlie Chaplin production showing at the Queen's Theatre today. Plot and production details included.

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-04-18 - 1925-04-18
Summary:

Starting tomorrow at 6 and 9.15 p.m., Distinctive Pictures Corporation presents 'The Rejected Woman,' with Alma Rubens, Conrad Nagel and Wyndham Standing, directed by Albert Parker, from the story by John Lynch, distributed by Goldwyn-Cosmopolitan. Today at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Johnny…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-06-11
Summary:

The play 'Milestones' by Arnold Bennett and Edward Knoblock, was first produced by Frank Vernon under the direction of Messrs Vedremie and Eadie at the Royal Theatre, London, March 5, 1912. The present screen version is offered masterly by Samuelson Film Manufacturing Co. Ltd (an all…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-05-23 - 1924-05-24
Summary:

Today to 26th May, B. P. Schulberg presents 'The Virginian,' a Tom Forman production, Preferred Pictures. Illustration included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-05-22 - 1924-05-26
Summary:

May 23rd to 26th, 'The Virginian,' a Tom Forman production, Preferred Pictures. Illustration included. May 26 Remarks: Presented by B. P. Schulberg.

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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…