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: 1923-04-02
Summary:

Edith Roberts has a new kind of role in 'The Unknown Wife,' her latest Universal photo-drama in which she is to be seen at the World Theatre. Directed by William Worthington at Universal City and gives a brilliant cast a splendid opportunity to emphasize the star's dramatic skill…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-10-08
Summary:

The Bolted Door,' the Universal photodrama, directed by William Worthington, written by Geo. Gibbs and adopted to the screen by Geo. Randolph Chester, will be the attraction at the World Theatre tomorrow. The film is starred by Frank Mayo and Phyllis Haver. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-02-14
Summary:

Frank Mayo, and his supporting players were in the screen drama entitled 'Dr. Jim' which will be shown at the World Theatre this weekend. The film directed by William Worthington, written by Eugene B. Lewis based on the original story of Stuart Paton. Other than this, the programme…

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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: 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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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: 1923-08-23
Summary:

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

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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: 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: 1925-06-03
Summary:

A character new to fiction, the stage and the screen is the 'crime deflector' who makes his bow to the public in Goldwyn's 'Red Lights,' a picturization of Edward Rose's mystery melodrama, 'The Rear Car.' The screen version is the attraction at the World…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-04-25
Summary:

For the sake of 'rest and new ideas,' Kathlyn Williams, an American motion picture star and originator of the serial motion picture film, has come to the Orient, arriving in Shanghai by the Pacific Mail steamer Golden State. Kathlyn Williams' husband, Mr. Charles Eyton, the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-06-04
Summary:

There are mystery, thrills and suspense in abundance in the new Goldwyn feature photoplay, 'Red Lights,' which opened a four-day engagement at the World Theatre yesterday. It is an adaptation of Edward E. Rose's stage melodrama called 'The Rear Car.' Film plot included.…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-10-22 - 1914-10-22
Summary:

Screening of 'The Story of Father William' (2 parts); Looking for Sarra with the Great Duncan Coy

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-06-03
Summary:

Commencing today, World Theatre will be screening Goldwyn's 'Red Lights' which is the film version of Edward Rose's melodrama 'The Rear Car.' The stage version of the story was a big success and similar expectations are there from the film version. The cast includes…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-10-20 - 1914-10-21
Summary:

Screening of 'The Story of Father William' (2 parts); Looking for Joe Reed, the Musical Tramp with the Graet Duncan Coy

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-02-21
Summary:

The jewellery she has worn in 'The Marriage of William Ashe' has drawn attention to Miss Fanny [sic] Ward, the American actress who has just been divorced.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-01-19