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: 1925-03-21 - 1925-03-25
Summary:

Starting Wednesday 25th, Sol Lesser presents Baby Peggy in 'Helen's Babies,' a Principal Pictures master production by John Habberton, with Clara Bow, Edward Everett Horton, Claire Adams and Richard Tucker, directed by William A. Seiter. Coming, 'Name the Man!'…

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Headline: The Star
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-11-05 - 1925-11-07
Summary:

Today and tomorrow at 5.30 and 9.15, Saturday at 5.30 only, 'Dangerous Innocence' featuring Eugene O'Brien and Laura La Plante from the story by Pamela Wynne, directed by W. A. Seiter, a Universal-Jewel production. Illustration included.

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Headline: The Star
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-11-05 - 1925-11-07
Summary:

Today and tomorrow at 5.30 and 9.15, Saturday at 5.30 only, 'Dangerous Innocence,' featuring Eugene O'Brien and Laura La Plante, from the novel by Pamela Wynne, directed by Wm. Seiter, a Universal-Jewel picture. Illustration included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-10-17
Summary:

A Gentleman from Mississippi' is the title of the William A. Brady production which has been drawing large houses at the Hongkong Theatre for the last two nights. Film synopsis included.

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Headline: William Farnum
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-09-27 - 1923-10-10
Summary:

William Fox presents William Farnum in 'A Tale of Two Cities,' by Charles Dickens, an immortal story of the French Revolution. September 27 Remarks: The ad. didn't mention the theatre's name, surmised from other ads. October 8 Remarks: Coming to the World Theatre on Wednesday…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-02-06 - 1925-02-06
Summary:

The Family Secret,' a Universal-Jewel presented by Carl Laemmle, directed by Wm. Seiter, featuring Baby Peggy, Gladys Hulette, Edward Earle, Frank Currier, Cesare Gravina and Martha Mattox. Illustration included.

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-03-16 - 1925-03-24
Summary:

By special request, 'Koenigsmark.' Today only, I. Mozukin and N. Lessienko in 'The Morphine's Prey.' March 16 remarks: Coming! Merry-Go-Round. Mary Philbin in 'The Gaiety Girl.' March 17 remarks: 'Koenigsmark' based on a story of Pierre Benoit. Jack…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-09-27 - 1923-09-27
Summary:

William Farnum in Charles' immortal story 'A Tale of Two Cities.'

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Headline: The Star
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-06-21 - 1924-06-21
Summary:

Last time today at 5.30 and 9.15, William S. Hart in 'The Toll Gate.' Also Larry Semon in 'A Pair of Kings' and B. A. T. China News, arrival of reception of American Fliers in Shanghai. Commencing Sunday, Rex Beach's 'The Iron Trail.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-03-24 - 1919-03-24
Summary:

The three most popular film actors in the public estimation are William S. Hart, Douglas Fairbanks and William Farnum. The Coronet has booked pictures starring all three. Today we are showing your old favourite Douglas Fairbanks in 'Double Trouble.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-05-12 - 1920-05-14
Summary:

Commencing tonight at 9.15 sharp, Tom Mix in a William Fox picture, Mr. Logan, U. S. A.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-08-23
Summary:

The Fighting Guide,' stars William Duncan, commences at the Star today. Film plot included.

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Headline: R. A. Xmas Tree
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-12-25
Summary:

W. A. Passby, C. R. A., officers and ladies were at the R. A. Theatre. There was a cinema show produced by the Pathe Cinema Company.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-08-23
Summary:

From today onwards, Star Theatre is going to screen 'The Fighting Guide' featuring William Duncan. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-03-18 - 1924-03-18
Summary:

Carl Laemmle presents Priscilla Dean in 'Drifting' by John Colton, founded on William A. Brady's famous stage play. Wednesday 19th at the World.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-03-19
Summary:

William Farnum will be seen at the World Theatre, in a screen dramatization of Victor Hugo's immortal story 'Les Miserables.' It is a production under the Fox Film Corporation. Film plot included.

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

Earle Williams is the star of 'The Silver Car,' the drama presented at the Grand tonight. The story is one of political intrigue, with a dashing young hero, who, disguised as a chauffeur, penetrates the secrets of the enemy stronghold. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1903-02-14 - 1903-02-24
Summary:

Department store ad. Sale of Cinemagraphs in various prices. Mentioned that Cinemagraphs can be worked by a child.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-10-22
Summary:

Douglas and Barry are playing at the Victoria. An excellent selection of pictures is being shown, including 'Father William.' The Great Duncan will reopen on the 26th.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-04-08
Summary:

What the disturbance was all about, why, and its outcome is told in 'The Woman Who Fooled Herself,' a romantic drama written by Charles A. Logue, produced in Porto Rico by Edward A. MacManus and presented by Associated Exhibitors at the World Theatre tomorrow with May Allison co-…