A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-01-08 - 1913-01-10
Summary:

All new pictures, 'Two Sets of Keys' (comic by Prince), 'A Generous-Hearted Woman' (drama), 'The Barber's Wife' (comic), 'A Helping Hand' (comic), 'A Day Off' (comic); performances by Barrola, Ada Rowley, Gladys Spencer, and Dolly Swift.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-08-25 - 1919-08-25
Summary:

Pearl White in 'The Lightning Raider.' It is one of the biggest pictures Pathe's ever produced, featuring Pearl White. You must not blame us if you don't succeed in securing seats on Thursday day; you should book straight away at Anderson's or be early at the Theatre.…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-08-25 - 1919-08-28
Summary:

Gee, This is Fine' is what you will exclaim when you see at the Victoria. Pearl White in the 'Lightning Raider,' one of the biggest pictures Pathe's ever produced. August 26 remarks: Booking at Anderson's.

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Headline: The Victoria
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-08-25 - 191908-26
Summary:

Thursday night, Pearl White with Warner Oland in 'The Lightning Raider,' Pathe's supreme effort in photoplay production. Book straightaway at Anderson's. Photo and film plot included. August 26 Remarks: On page 5, another ad. on the film.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-08-26 - 1919-08-26
Summary:

Will be presented a superlative serial, 'The Lightning Raider' with Pearl White, the idol of all picture lovers, in the principal role. It is a beautiful film in every respect and Pathe's most supreme effort. Don't wait till Thursday for getting a seat. Ensure against…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-08-26
Summary:

The much advertised picture 'The Lightning Raider,' one of the best Pathe's productions, will be screened at Victoria Theatre on Thursday night. The management expects a big rush.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-08-26
Summary:

The much-advertised picture 'The Lightning Raider,' one of the best of Pathe's productions, in which Pearl White, the worldwide known cinema star, takes the principal part, will be screened at the Victoria Theatre on Thursday night and is certain of success.

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Headline: The Victoria
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-08-28 - 1919-08-28
Summary:

It is too important to be forgotten. Tonight the Victoria Theatre management are screening Pearl White in 'The Lightning Raider.' It is a superlative Pathe's serial and the best that Pearl White, the queen of the screen, has ever taken part in. Tonight you will see one of the most…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-08-28 - 1919-08-28
Summary:

Tonight's programme, Pathe's peerless serial star, Pearl White with Warner Oland in 'The Lightning Raider,' episodes 1 and 2. Today's matinee: 'The Bull's Eye,' episodes 15, 16 and 17. Booking at Anderson's.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-08-28 - 1919-08-30
Summary:

Pathe's peerless serial star, Pearl White with Warner Oland in 'The Lightning Raider,' episode 1st: 'The Ebony Blook,' episode 2nd: 'The Counter Plot.' Matinee: 'The Bull's Eye' (episode 15, 16 and 17). Booking at Anderson's. August 29…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-08-28 - 1919-08-28
Summary:

Tonight's programme, Pathe's peerless serial star, Pearl White with Warner Oland in 'The Lightning Raider,' 1st episode: The Ebony Block; 2nd episode: The Counter Plot. Today's matinee, 'The Bull's Eye,' episodes 15, 16 and 17. Booking at Anderson's…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-08-29 - 1919-08-29
Summary:

Tonight, besides the screening of 'The Lightning Raider,' there will appear two genuine artistes, Miss Blanche Rossetti, a wonderful soprano, and Mr. Baroen, a famous 'cellist, who have Wo Laurels in Australia and the East. Programme details included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-08-29 - 1919-08-29
Summary:

The premier house for good entertainment. Tonight's dual attraction, Pearl White in 'The Lightning Raider' and a programme of music by well known ‘cellist and songstress. Booking at Anderson's.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-08-29
Summary:

The Victoria Theatre management asks us to announce that, owing to the Empress of Russia being delayed at Manila, the two artists, Mr. Baroen and Miss Rosetti, who were to appear tonight at the Victoria, will not do so. Consequently, the musical programme will not be included in their bill.…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-08-30 - 1919-08-30
Summary:

Tonight's programme, Pearl White in 'The Lightning Raider,' episodes 1 and 2. Also Harold Lloyd in 'Take a Chance.' Sunday's matinee, William Farnum in 'Samson.' Booking at Anderson's.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-08-30 - 1919-08-30
Summary:

Tonight's programme, Pearl White in 'The Lightning Raider,' 1st episode: The Ebony Block; 2nd episode: The Counter Plot. Harold Lloyd in 'Take a Chance.' Sunday's matinee, William Farnum in 'Samson.' Booking at Anderson's.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-09-05 - 1919-09-12
Summary:

The Lightning Raider' will be screened at the Victoria Theatre. Many of the most modern scientific inventions are utilised in these two episodes starring Pearl White. On Sunday, you will also witness the guards triumphal march through London. There is a most interesting British Gazette.…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-09-06 - 1919-09-06
Summary:

Tomorrow night, the string band from the S. S. Venezuela will be in attendance during the screening of the third and fourth episodes of 'The Lightning Raider.' In these episodes you will see Pearl White in a new series of thrills.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-09-06 - 1919-09-06
Summary:

Tomorrow night, Pearl White in 'The Lightning Raider,' episodes three and four, a new species of thrill. Also most interesting budget of world news. Sunday's matinee, 'Stranded in Arcady,' a five-part photoplay featuring Vernon [sic] Castle. String band from Venezuela in…

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Headline: The Victoria
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-09-06
Summary:

The third and fourth episode of Pearl White's Pathe serial 'The Lightning Raider' will be screened in Victoria Theatre, and the Manila string from the s.s. 'Venezula' will be in attendance. Plot summary of the episodes included.