A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-12-04
Summary:

Tod' Sloan, the famous American Jockey who revolutionized race-riding in Europe some 18 years ago with the forward seat or 'monkey crouch' is now riding races in England for the cinema films. In one event he has to beat a motor-car.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-12-03
Summary:

In 'The Exquisite Thief,' her latest Universal Special Attraction, which will be seen today at the Hongkong Theatre. Priscilla Dean has the part of Blue-Jean Billie. The director Tod Browning was successful in his previous films, 'The Brazen Beauty,' 'The Wicked Darling…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-01-19
Summary:

Priscilla Dean, queen of cinema crookdom [sic] since 'The Virgin of Stamboul,' will appear in 'Outside the Law,' which will be shown at the World Theatre. Tod Browning wrote and produced the film as a Universal-Jewel, at an expenditure of a quarter of a million dollars. The…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-01-20
Summary:

World Theatre is showing Priscilla Dean feature film 'Outside the Law.' Tod Browning has written the story. The scenes are laid in San Francisco underworld, on the waterfront, in the Chinese quarters, on Knob Hill and in the palatial mansion of the California metropolis.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-04-10
Summary:

Under Two Flags,' the great Universal dramatization of Ouida's famous novel, which comes to the World Theatre tomorrow. The film is directed by Tod Browning, starred by Priscilla Dean, James Kirkwood, John Davidson, Ethel Grey Terry, Stuart Holmes, Burton Law, W. H. Bainbridge, Fred…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-04-10
Summary:

Tomorrow, World Theatre is going to screen Universal-Jewel production entitled 'Under Two Flags' featuring Priscilla Dean. The film is based on Ouida's famous novel. The entire team of Universal City participating in the production lived in Algerian atmosphere where the action…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-04-11 - 1923-04-14
Summary:

Under Two Flags,' directed by Tod Browning, a magnificent story you'll never forget, starring Priscilla Dean. Picture included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-04-11
Summary:

Under Two Flags' is one of the great love stories. It came as a novel from the pen of Ouida (Louise de La Ranee), and its growth in popularity was heightened by its presentation on the stage by many renowned artists, including Blanche Bates. Now, it has been made into a picture by the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-04-12
Summary:

The screen version of Ouida's immortal romance, 'Under Two Flags,' was shown for the first time at the World Theatre yesterday. It is presented by the Universal and directed by Tod Browning. Meanwhile, the principal roles are taken by Priscilla Dean and James Kirkwood, with the…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-04-12
Summary:

Last night, World Theatre screened the film version of 'Ouida,' entitled 'Under Two Flags' featuring Priscilla Dean who made a comeback after an absence of several months. Produced by Universal and directed by Tod Browning, the film stays original to the novel. Even for Miss…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-06-21 - 1923-06-21
Summary:

Carl Laemmle presents 'No Woman Knows,' from the story by Edna Ferber, a Universal-Jewel directed by Tod Browning. Also B. A. T.'s Town Topics No. 6. Illustration included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-08-10
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-10-20
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Headline: A Killer
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-12-27
Summary:

The Killer' the Benjamin B. Hampton-Pathe feature is showing in the World Theatre. The film was directed by Howard Hickman and interpreted by a cast headed by Frank Campeau, Claire Adams, Jack Conway, little Frankie Lee, Tod Sloan, Edward Peil, Milton Ross, Frank Hayes. Film synopsis…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-12-27
Summary:

World Theatre will be screening a Benjamin B. Hampton production 'The Killer' which is inspired from Stewart Edward White's novel. The film features Claire Adams, who is famous for her work with little Frankie Lee of 'The Westerners' and 'The Miracle Man.' The…