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: 1907-10-19
Summary:

Cinematograph Pathe at Weismann's Rooms will put on a new set of pictures, include 'A Pair of Boots Please,' 'Cock Fighting in Seville,' 'Private Atkins minds the Baby,' 'The Fortune,' 'A Tragic Moment,' 'A Daring Maid,' 'The…

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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: 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: 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: 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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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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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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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…

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Headline: Palisade
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1916-08-22 - 1916-08-24
Summary:

(Out-of-door pictures, location near post office, Kowloon) 'The Pocket Wireless' in 2 parts and 'The Black Box' (by Universal) are displayed tonight. Photo of the actor (Herbert Rawlinson) included. A drama in 3 parts, 'The Life of Georgi Carpentier' [sic],…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-08-23 - 1916-08-26
Summary:

A variety of programme; 'The Menace,' topical play in 2 parts (film d'art); 'Max Joins the Colours,' Max Linder, on the battlefields since the outbreak of the war, has made this comic picture during a short leave from the front (don't miss seeing it); Pathe British…

15
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-08-25 - 1916-08-25
Summary:

Screening of 'The Black Box', Pathe's 'The Menace', 'Max Linder Joins the Colours', 'The Great War (New Comers at French Front)', 'The Great War (Russian Units in France)'; Pathe's British Gazette: 'Cupid in Hospital'

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Headline: Palisade
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1916-08-25 - 1916-08-28
Summary:

(Out-of-door pictures, location near post office, Kowloon) The fourth and fifth episodes of 'The Black Box' (by Universal) are displayed tonight. Photo of the actor (Herbert Rawlinson) included. A drama in 3 reels, Comedy and Tragedy. Picture including Kitchener's Army. Comics…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-08-26 - 1916-08-26
Summary:

Tonight: Screening of 'The Black Box', Pathe's 'The Menace', 'Max Linder Joins the Colours', 'The Great War (New Comers at French Front)', 'The Great War (Russian Units in France)'; Pathe's British Gazette: 'Cupid in Hospital…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-08-26 - 1916-08-26
Summary:

On Aug 25, the thrilling detective serial play 'The Black Box Mystery' [sic] in 2 parts; Pathe's topical play 'The Menace' in 2 parts; 'Max Linder Joins the Colours,' 1st picture of Max since the war; Pathe's British Gazette: 'The Great War: New…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-08-26 - 1916-08-28
Summary:

Tonight, Oppenheim's great mystery serial, 4th and 5th episodes of 'The Black Box,' with each succeeding instalment, the mystery of 'The Black Box' increases in interest and intense excitement, each episode contains a smashing climax; Comedy and Tragedy in 3 reels, a…

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Headline: Victoria
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-08-28
Summary:

The Victoria Theatre, on Friday, screened a war play of unusual interest: 'The Menace,' which is not only staged and mounted in the Film d'Art Company's best manner, but which unfolds a most strikingly ingenious plot. There was also a new Gazette, equal is point of quality to…