A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Headline: The Star
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-01-26 - 1924-01-26
Summary:

Adolph Zukor presents Dorothy Dalton in 'Guilty of Love,' a Paramount Artcraft picture. Directed by Harley Knoles, scenario by Rosina Henley. Illustration and film plot included. Sunday at 6 & 9.15 p.m. at The Star.

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Headline: The Star
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-01-26 - 1924-01-26
Summary:

Sunday at 6 and 9.15 p.m., Adolph Zukor presents Dorothy Dalton in 'Guilty of Love,' a Paramount-Artcraft picture, from the play by Avery Hopwood, directed by Harley Knoles, scenario by Rosina Henley. Plot and illustration included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-09-01
Summary:

World Theatre will be screening a Universal super-Jewel production 'A Lady of Quality' starring Hobart Henley, from next Wednesday. Hobart Henley is famous for his directing films like 'The Flame of Life' and 'The Flirt.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-09-04
Summary:

World Theatre is currently screening a Universal super-jewel film 'A Lady of Quality' featuring Virginia Valli. The film was produced by Hobert Henley.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-12-12
Summary:

Today, World Theatre will be screening the Universal-Jewel production entitled 'The Flame of Life.' The film was directed by Hobart Henley. The ranch at Universal City together with leased acreage in the San Fernando Valley was tunnelled and bored for shafts and underground passages…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-11-07
Summary:

At the Coronet Theatre tonight, Harold Lloyd is back again with 'Number, please!' [sic]. Another item in the programme is 'The Miracle of Money,' which is a five-part Hobart Henley production.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-02-18 - 1924-02-23
Summary:

The Abysmal Brute,' a Universal-Jewel production presented by Carl Laemmle. Film plot included. Watch & wait! February 18 Remarks: The ad didn't mention the theatre's name, surmised from other ads. February 19-20 Remarks: Beginning Wednesday 20th at the World Theatre, Des…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-09-02 - 1924-09-02
Summary:

Commencing Wednesday 3rd, 'A Lady of Quality' starring Virginia Valli with Milton Sills and a tremendous supporting cast, a Hobart Henley production.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-12-13
Summary:

Last night, World Theatre screened a Hobart Henley Universal-Jewel production entitled 'The Flame of Life' featuring Priscilla Dean who presented a portrayal great in its very simplicity. The story is not a conventional one. It is quite human and complete.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-09-05
Summary:

Hobert Henley has excelled himself in picturing 'A Lady of Quality' a Universal Jewel production, starring Virginia Valli. The story is simply told, but its presentation is elaborate. This paradox in pictures is now showing at the World Theatre today and tomorrow only.

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-09-03 - 1924-09-03
Summary:

Today till Saturday at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Virginia Valli in 'A Lady of Quality' with Milton Sills and a tremendous supporting cast, directed by Hobart Henley.

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-08-30 - 1924-09-06
Summary:

Commencing Wednesday 3rd, 'A Lady of Quality' starring Virginia Valli with Milton Sills, a Hobart Henley production. Plot included. September 6 Remarks: Illustration included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-03-22
Summary:

Hobart Henley followed the printed version of Jack London's story, 'The Abysmal Brute,' which opens at the Star Theatre on Sunday, with Reginald Denny as the star. Film synopsis included. The film will be shown at the matinees, and Kaal's Hawaiians will give their show at 9.…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-09-01
Summary:

A Lady of Quality,' Universal super Jewel production, starring Virginia Valli and directed by Hobart Henley, comes to the World Theatre next Wednesday. It is the second Universal screen version of a Burnett novel, the first being 'The Flame of Life.' Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-09-01 - 1924-09-01
Summary:

Today and tomorrow, Clara Kimball Young in 'Straight from Paris.' Commencing Wednesday 3rd, Virginia Valli in 'A Lady of Quality,' with Milton Sills, a Universal Hobart Henley production. Illustration included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-03-20 - 1919-03-22
Summary:

Creighton Hale and Gladys Hulette in 'Annexing Bill.' Payment in full, see Stub and Buras in the screaming comedy. 'A Little Brother of the Rich' featuring Hobart Bosworth with Jane Novak and Hobart Henley. Booking at Anderson's.

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Headline: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-04-11 - 1925-04-13
Summary:

Today at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Sunday at 6.00 and 9.15 p.m., a First National attraction, presented by Hobert Henley Productions, Hope Hampton in 'Stardust,' suggested by Fannie Hurst's famous novel. Coming here soon, Carter, the great magician and his famous troupe of entertainers…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-12-14
Summary:

Priscilla Dean's latest vehicle, which appeared at the World Theatre last night, is a Hobart Henley Universal-Jewel adaptation of one of Frances Hodgson Burnett's novels of English life. In 'The Flame of Life,' Miss Dean as Joan attracts the attention of the 'overman…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-09-02
Summary:

Spectacular scenes, love themes, psychology and an old atmosphere of days gone by – these elements are all in 'A Lady of Quality,' the Universal Jewel production starring Virginia Valli and directed by Hobart Henley, which comes to the World Theatre on Wednesday. This Henley production…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-12-03 - 1923-12-14
Summary:

Teaser ads for the film 'The Flame of Life.' December 3 Remarks: The ads didn't mention the theatre's name, surmised from other ads. December 12 Remarks: It is from Frances Hodgson Burnett's novel, and directed by Hobart Henley who made 'The Flirt.' Film…