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: 1925-04-20
Summary:

A laughing screen success came to town last evening when the newest of Douglas MacLean productions, 'The Yankee Consul,' was presented at the Coronet. MacLean hops steps and jumps from one amusing scene to another with the personality and pantomimic ability. The cast as a whole is…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-06-12
Summary:

Last night, World Theatre screened 'Slave of Desire' featuring Bessie Love, Carmel Myres and George Walsh. The film is a screen version of Honore de Balzac's story 'Magic Skin.' The film stays true to the original story. The supporting cast includes William Orlamond,…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-06-12
Summary:

There was shown at the World Theatre last night a screen version of Balzac novel which is sure to delight patrons of the films. It is called 'Slave of Desire' and has been adapted from one of Honore de Balzac's most famous novels, 'The Magic Skin.' Film synopsis included…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-06-13
Summary:

World Theatre is screening 'Slave of Desire' which was made at Goldwyn studio for distribution by Goldwyn-Cosmopolitan. The film is Charles Whittaker's adaptation of Honore de Balzac's story 'Magic Skin.' Gilbert E. Gable, president of Achievement Films, Inc., and…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-06-13
Summary:

When Gilbert E. Gable, president of Achievement Films, Inc., and George D. Baker, the director, began casting for the players to interpret the characters of 'Slave of Desire,' a picturization of Honore de Balzac's famous novel, 'Le Peau de Chagrin' (usually known in…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-02-08