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: 1922-02-01
Summary:

The Pathe feature 'Dice of Destiny,' starring H. B. Warner, Howard Davies and Lillian Rich, is now being screened at the Coronet Theatre. Moreover, Mr. Davies made his first theatrical venture with Wilson Barrett in a revival of 'Lights of London.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-10-09
Summary:

Keble Howard is interested in plays and films. His new farce, 'Lord Bass,' had a splendid reception in the provinces recently, with the author in the name part. If the right theatre can be obtained, the farce will be seen in London this side of Christmas. A film version of his novel…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-11-12 - 1924-11-25
Summary:

November 12 Remarks: 'Little Old New York' is better than 'Enemies of Women.' It will be showing at the Star. November 12-13 Remarks: Teaser ads for the film 'Little Old New York.' The ads didn't mention the theatre's name, surmised from other ads.…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-03-15
Summary:

The Cinema Murder,' with Marion Davies as the leading role, will be screened at the Star Theatre today. It is noted that Marion Davies was formerly a member of the famous Ziegfeld Follies.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-07-20
Summary:

A new motion picture star is revealed. Pathe will soon present Marion Davies in 'Runaway Romany,' written by Miss Davies herself. She submitted her story to the Ardsley Art Film Corporation and left her old cast.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-05-23
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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-02-05 - 1921-02-07
Summary:

Select Pictures presents 'The Belle of New York' featuring the most popular and beautiful Marion Davies.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-11-19
Summary:

World Theatre will be screening the film version of Owen Davis' melodrama 'Broadway After Dark,' today. The film exhibits the nightlife of Broadway.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-11-21
Summary:

Star Theatre is screening 'Little Old New York' which is claimed to be as good as 'Enemies of Women.' The film features Marion Davies.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-11-24
Summary:

Little Old New York,' is the picture showing at the Star until Friday. The picture starred by Marion Davis. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-11-25
Summary:

Star Theatre offering 'Little Old New York' for patrons this week. The picture was starred by Marion Davis. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-02-05 - 1921-02-09
Summary:

Tonight at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Select Pictures presents 'The Belle of New York' featuring Marion Davies.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-10 - 1923-10-10
Summary:

Johnnie Walker in 'Captain Fly-by-Night,' from the tale by Johnston McCulley, directed by William K. Howard. Illustration included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-06-28
Summary:

Two popular songs, 'Keep the Home Fires Burning' and 'If You Were the Only Girl,' were the subject of an action in the King's Bench Division recently when an injunction was applied for and damage claimed by the 'Performing Rights' [sic] Society, Ltd.',…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-10-07
Summary:

New York, October 5 – A film actress, Madeline Davis, fatally injured when she climbed from a motor-car at full speed to an aeroplane overhead.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-11-21
Summary:

Little Old New York,' the picture being shown at the Star Theatre, should be equally persuasive as 'Enemies of Women.' The picture starred by Marion Davis. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-10-17
Summary:

World Theatre is going to screen 'The Burden of Proof' featuring Marion Davies, for three nights commencing from Tuesday. The film is directed by Julius Steger. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-01-07
Summary:

A distinctly pleasing novelty is 'The Silent Call,' the current feature photodrama at the Queen's Theatre, where it commenced its four-day engagement yesterday. In this picture, Laurence Trimble – Jane Murfin Production, presented by H. O. Davis and distributed through Associated…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-09-20 - 1924-09-22
Summary:

Commencing tomorrow, 'The Night Message' with Gladys Hulette, Howard Truesdell and others. Usual prices. September 20 Remarks: Illustration included. September 22 Remarks: Monday till Thursday at 2.30 and 7.15, 'The Leather Pushers' round 21 and 'Hand of Vengeance'…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-01-12 - 1924-01-12
Summary:

Today at 2.30, 5.30 & 9.15, 'Forbidden Fruit.' Price details included. Tomorrow at 6 & 9.15, Marion Davies in 'April Folly,' and Felix the Cat in '50-50.'