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: 1907-09-25
Summary:

Tonight only a special series of pictures will be shown at Weismann's Rooms. The programme will include 'A Slave's Love,' 'The Servant Hypnotist,' 'The Maniac Juggler,' 'The Dancing Swine,' 'The Nurse's Strike,' ' The Red…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1907-10-05
Summary:

New pictures will be shown in Weismann's Rooms tonight, including: 'Life of Marie Antoinette,' 'The Hen with the Golden Eggs,' 'The Opium Smoker' and others of serious and comic characters.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1912-04-13
Summary:

Mr R. H. Stephenson, the popular manager of the Bijou, Scenic Theatre, has secured an interesting new programme of pictures which will be shown tonight. They include 'The Opium Smoker,' which is a most realistic nautical drama, as well as several comic films, include 'The Aligator…

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Headline: The Cinemas
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-04-18
Summary:

Hongkong has had little cause to complain of lack of entertainment for many months past, yet through it all the Victoria and Bijou Cinemagraphs have maintained their own as attractions and seldom fail to draw large houses. At the Victoria, the Quealys made success, while the sisters Price were…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-08-18 - 1916-08-18
Summary:

Tonight: 'The Black Box' (1st & 2nd Episodes), to see Herbert Rawlinson's acting, 'The Bride of the Haunted Castle', 'A Water Dog' (Keystone Comedy), 'The Greater Motive', 'Panama Canal' and 'Three Girls and A Man'; Band night…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-08-18 - 1916-08-18
Summary:

Tonight, a special item 'Black Box Mystery' [sic] in 15 episodes by E. P. Oppenheim, England's great mystery fiction writer, played by the British film favourite Henry Rawlinson and Anna Little.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-08-18 - 1916-08-19
Summary:

An astounding programme: on Aug 19, Pathe's great photoplay 'The Golden Sword Knot' in 3 reels; 'The Black Box Mystery [sic]' by Phillip Oppenheim in 15 episodes; Pathe's British Gazette: The Great War: In Alsace and The Great War: (2nd series) Allies in the Near…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-08-18 - 1916-08-21
Summary:

Tonight, a remarkable production by E. Phillips Oppenheim, 'The Black Box,' first two episodes of this tense and heart-gripping serial; programme also included: 'The Bride of the Haunted Castle' (drama); 'A Water Dog' [sic] (Keystone comedy); 'The Greater…

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Headline: The Palisade
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-08-18
Summary:

The management of the Palisade Cinema is including the Weekend programme the first two instalments. Each situation is plausible and interesting in the pictures. 'The Black Box' featured in 15 episodes and made by the Universal Film Manufacturing Co., the play is written by Mr. E.…

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Headline: Palisade
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1916-08-18 - 1916-08-21
Summary:

(Out-of-door pictures, location near post office, Kowloon) 'The Black Box' (by Universal) acted by Herbert Rawlinson. The first and second episodes are displayed tonight. Photo of the actor included. Programme including the drama 'The Bride of the Haunted Castle,' 'The…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-08-19 - 1916-08-19
Summary:

Tonight: 'The Black Box' (1st & 2nd Episodes), to see Herbert Rawlinson's acting, 'The Bride of the Haunted Castle', 'A Water Dog' (Keystone Comedy), 'The Greater Motive', 'Panama Canal' and 'Three Girls and A Man'; Band night…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-08-21 - 1916-08-21
Summary:

Tonight: 'The Black Box', see Anna Little's acting; Also 'The Bride of the Haunted Castle', 'A Water Dog', 'The Greater Motive', 'Panama Canal' and 'Three Girls and A Man'; Band night Tonight; Picture included

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-08-21 - 1916-08-21
Summary:

On Aug 21, a thrilling programme: 'Black Box Mystery' [sic] in 2 episodes; Charlie Chaplin and other comics; on Aug 22, 'The Avenging Sea' (drama in 2 parts); 3nd episodes of 'Black Box Mystery' [sic] in 4 parts; comics: 'Droppington's Devilish Deed…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1916-08-21
Summary:

The management of the Palisade will welcome free of charge all patrons who were compelled to leave the Palisade on Saturday night on account of the rain. The Band will again be in attendance tonight and the programme will include the great mystery film 'The Black Box.'

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Headline: Victoria
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-08-21
Summary:

The Friday, Saturday and Sunday programme at the Victoria Theatre was as well patronised as such an excellent bill of fare deserved to be. The Pathe Gazette was a particularly good one and the special war pictures beyond praise. The centre-piece was a beautifully staged romantic play: 'The…

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Headline: Palisade
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-08-21
Summary:

On Saturday night, the Palisade offered one of its especially good programmes, but unfortunately the rain entered with proceedings and the spectators were obliged to seek shelter. We are asked by the management to announce that it will welcome, free of charge, all patrons who were compelled to…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-08-21
Summary:

The programme includes a serial film 'The Black Box' and war pictures, particularly the British Gazette. There was a good feature 'The Golden Sword Knot' and the comic cartoon picture 'The Police Dog No. 1' raised many a hearty laugh. The band of the 18th Infantry…

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Headline: The Palisade
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-08-21
Summary:

The management of the Palisade will welcome free of charge those who were compelled to leave early on Saturday night. The band will attend and 'The Black Box' by E. Phillips Oppenheim will be screened.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-08-22 - 1916-08-24
Summary:

Tonight: 'The Black Box' (3rd episode), 'The Pocket Wireless', 'The Life of George Carpenter', 'Italian Cavalry', 'Guzzle the Golfer' (Keystone Comic), 'Buster Brown on Goats' (Edison Comic) and 'The Border Range'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-08-22 - 1916-08-23
Summary:

The Black Box,' 3rd episode of the great mystery serial; 'The Pocket Wireless' in 2 parts; 'The Life of Georges Carpentier' in 3 parts, a sporting drama featuring Georges Carpentier, the great french boxer, and showing all his big fights, training, etc.; 'Italian…