A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-04-18 - 1925-04-18
Summary:

Starting Wednesday next, 'Butterfly,' with Laura La Plante, Kenneth Harlan, Ruth Clifford, Norman Kerry, T. Roy Barnes, Margaret Livingston, Freeman Wood and Cesare Gravina, a Clarence Brown production. Illustration included.

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-03-20 - 1925-03-21
Summary:

Today till Tuesday at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., 'The Gaiety Girl' in 8 magnificent reels, starring Mary Philbin, with Freeman Wood, William Haines, Joseph J. Dowling, James O. Barrows and others. Added attraction, Jack Dempsey in 'Fight and Win.' Today till Monday at 2.30 and 7.15…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-03-20 - 1925-03-24
Summary:

Today till Tuesday at 5.15 and 9.15, 'The Gaiety Girl' starring Mary Philbin with Freeman Wood, William Haines, Joseph J. Dowling, James O. Barrows and others. Added attraction, Jack Dempsey in 'Fight and Win.' Today till Monday at 2.30 and 7.15, 'Koenigsmark.'…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-12-21
Summary:

Last evening the attendance at the Victoria Theatre assembled to hear the Misses Doris and Aileen Woods. The dances were captivating and the soldiers and sailors present were pleased.

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Headline: Kowloon Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-01-07 - 1922-01-07
Summary:

Tonight at 5.45 and 9.15, Goldwyn presents Mabel Normand in 'Back to the Woods.' Picture included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-01-07
Summary:

Back to the Woods,' the latest Goldwyn attraction, starring Mabel Normand, is going to be shown at the Kowloon Theatre this evening. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-01-07
Summary:

Kowloon Theatre is going to show a comedy-drama, this evening. Mabel Normand plays the leading role with characteristic charm and vivacity. 'Back to the Woods' is next in the show list.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-06-08
Summary:

The fox-trot competition organized by the management of the Kowloon Theatre drew a big crowd of dancing enthusiasts to the theatre. In turn, Misses Aileen and Doris Woods are the two judges, while Mrs. Harry Woods played at the piano with orchestral accompaniment. Names of the winners are…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-04-25
Summary:

Kathleen Norris' famous novel, 'Butterfly,' has been converted to the screen with remarkable fidelity in the Clarence Brown- Universal Jewel picturization of the story, which had its local opening at the World Theatre last night. Laura La Plante handles the title role. Ruth…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-09-17 - 1913-09-19
Summary:

Performance from Conjurer Verto, the Illusionist; Screening of 'East Lynne', a pathetic drama from Mrs. H. Wood's novel

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-03-19 - 1925-03-23
Summary:

In Carl Laemmle's Universal Jewel, 'The Gaiety Girl' starring Mary Philbin, supported by Freeman Wood, William Haines, Joseph J. Dowling, DeWitt Jennings, James O. Barrows and Grace Darmond, a King Baggot production. See also Jack Dempsey in 'Fight and Win.' March 20…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-04-22 - 1925-04-22
Summary:

Starting tomorrow at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Kathleen Norris' world-famous novel, 'Butterfly,' a Universal super Jewel in eight reels, with a brilliant cast headed by Laura La Plante, Norman Kerry, Ruth Clifford, Kenneth Harlan, supported by Roy Barnes, Margaret Livingstone, Freeman…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-01-09 - 1922-01-09
Summary:

The Coronet: May Allison in 'Fair and Warmer,' directed by Henry Otto and Maxwell Karger. Illustration included. Kowloon Theatre: Mabel Normand in 'Back to the Woods.'

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

The splendid film version of Mrs. Henry Wood's novel 'East Lynne' will be shown at the Coronet Theatre today for the first time.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-12-20
Summary:

Misses Doris and Aileen Woods pleased the audiences at private entertainment at the Victoria Theatre. Some interesting pictures 'The Grip of Evil,' 'Pathe's British Gazette' completed the programme with a Keystone comic 'That Springtime Feeling.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-09-13 - 1924-09-13
Summary:

A Sam Wood production, Gloria Swanson in 'Her Gilded Cage,' supported by a brilliant cast. Illustration included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-01-09 - 1922-01-09
Summary:

The Coronet: Today at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 & 9.15, Screen Classics present May Allison in 'Fair and Warmer.' Kowloon Theatre: Today at 5.45 & 9.15, Mabel Normand in 'Back to the Woods.' Best floor in the Colony.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-01-09 - 1922-01-09
Summary:

The Coronet: Today at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, Screen Classics present May Allison in 'Fair and Warmer.' Kowloon Theatre: Today at 5.45 and 9.15, Mabel Normand in 'Back to the Woods.' Best floor in the colony.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-01-09 - 1922-01-09
Summary:

The Coronet: Today at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, Screen Classics presents May Allison in 'Fair and Warmer.' Kowloon Theatre: Today at 5.45 and 9.15, Mabel Normand in 'Back to the Woods.' Best floor in the colony.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-10-27
Summary:

On the road of progress along which the motion picture art is steadily travelling another milestone has been marked off by the film version of 'East Lynne' which is attracting big 'house' at the Coronet. The film was based on Mrs. Henry Wood's novel.