A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-12-11
Summary:

The Gold Diggers,' the adaptation of the David Belasco play of the same name, starred by Hope Hampton, Wyndham Standing, Louise Fazenda, Gertrude Short and others, was showing at the World Theatre yesterday. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-01-21
Summary:

Short Skirts,' Gladys Walton's most recent Universal photodrama, is to be told on the screen of the Hongkong Theatre today. It is noted that Harry B. Harris and Harold Millar, who was the little star's leading man in the 'Desperate Youth,' are associated with Miss Walton…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-12-11
Summary:

The showing yesterday at the World Theatre indicated that 'The Gold Diggers,' the adaptation of David Belasco play of the same name, and a Broadway success for above two years, is one of those pictures which makes its coming an event to remember. One of the splendid scenes in the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-12-13
Summary:

The stage and its chorus girls, fluffy dresses and costumes, vivid make-up hustle and bustle of dressing rooms are portrayed in 'The Gold Diggers,' which will be seen for the last time at the World Theatre today. The picture closely follows the Belasco stage play of the same name. Hope…

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Headline: Kowloon Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-11-27 - 1922-11-27
Summary:

Tonight's big picture is 'Out of the Storm' from the story by Gertrude Atherton.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-01-21 - 1922-01-24
Summary:

Gladys Walton in 'Short Skirts.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-12-08
Summary:

The picture version of David Belasco's noted stage success, 'The Gold-diggers,' has been announced for the World Theatre for four days run. This play was written by Grant Carpenter and directed by Harry Beaumont. Other stars included Hope Hampton, Wyndham Standing, Louise Fazenda…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-01-23
Summary:

Short Skirts,' starring Gladys Walton, was screened at the Hongkong Theatre on Saturday. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-01-21 - 1922-01-24
Summary:

Gladys Walton in 'Short Skirts,' with beautiful comedies.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-12-08
Summary:

World Theatre will be screening the film version of David Belasco's stage success 'The Gold Diggers,' for four days' run, commencing on Wednesday, 10th. The film tells the story of Jerry La Mar who is shown in a Spanish dance with all true Spanish costumes and atmosphere. The…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-11-19 - 1921-11-22
Summary:

Universal presents the great thrilling production, 'God's Law' in 6 reels, and Dotty [sic] Wolbert in 'Short and Sweet.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-01-21 - 1922-01-24
Summary:

Gladys Walton in 'Short Skirts,' with Universal's beautiful comedies and new Screen Magazine.

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-02-14 - 1925-02-14
Summary:

Sunday and Monday only, Russell Simpson, Barbara Tennant and Gertrude Olmstead in 'The Shadows of Conscience' in seven reels. Picture or illustration included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-08-17
Summary:

Mr. Frederick Coleman, F.R.C.S, is shortly to give a lecture on the war at the Victoria Theatre, and there should be large attendances.

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-02-16 - 1925-02-16
Summary:

Final show today at 5.15 and 9.15, last chance to see Russell Simpson, Barbara Tennant and Gertrude Olmstead in 'Shadows of Conscience' in seven reels. Starting tomorrow, 'Koenigsmark.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-12-10
Summary:

Another Warner Brothers Classic of the Screen is scheduled to appear at the World Theatre for four days' run commencing today. This is 'The Gold Digger,' featuring Hope Hampton, an adaptation of the David Belasco stage play of the same name. When Mr. Belasco read the scenario for…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-07-21
Summary:

Films of Sir J. Forbes-Robertson and Miss Gertrude Elliott have been taken by the Gaumont Film Hire Service. Most of the scenes were 'staged' in the studio. It is stated that 'Hamlet,' when completed, will be about a mile long, and will cost about 10,000 pounds.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-01-26
Summary:

Adapted from 'The Tower of Ivory,' the famous novel by Gertrude Atherton, 'Out of the Storm' continues to be shown at the Coronet Theatre. Produced by Samuel Goldwyn and Rex Beach, this photoplay is one of the finest filmed by the Eminent Authors concern.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-09-10
Summary:

At the Kowloon Theatre, there will be shown a five-reel subject 'Brothers Divided' written by Gertrude Andrews, which features Frank Keenan. The work of Wallace MacDonald and Ruth Langston is commendable.