A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1911-12-16
Summary:

We are informed that the next variety entertainment produced under the auspices of the Palace Theatre, Mt. Austin, will be given at the Theatre Royal on Saturday. Amongst those booked to appear are Karsarina and Ninksy in their burlesque du ballet.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-09-05 - 1913-09-08
Summary:

Films screening of 'The Madme du Barr's Flirtation' (Pathe coloured picture), 'A Beast at Boy'(in 2 parts), 'Why wouldn't the Piano play', 'Diamond Cut Diamond', 'An Aeroplane Elopement', 'Stripes' and Panoramic '…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-09-05 - 1913-09-08
Summary:

Programme: the beautiful dramatic film (Pathe Coloured picture); The Madame Du Barry's Flirtation in two parts; 'A Beast at Bay'; the comic pictures, 'Why Wouldn't the Piano Play,' 'Diamond Cut Diamond,' 'An Aeroplane Elopement,' and '…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-04-30
Summary:

The newest indoor sports is shooting at motion pictures. A contributor to 'The Du Pont Magazine' (Wilmington, Del.) writes that motion-picture shooting-galleries have been installed at most of the large outdoor resorts, which a picture is flashed on a screen which consists of three…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-03-30
Summary:

London, Feb. 17 – It was hoped that Lady Aston M.P., [sic] would appear as the star turn in an East End propaganda film, but the member for Plymouth was unavoidably detained, and so the producer had to be content with featuring Mrs. H. A. L. Fisher, the wife of the Minister of Education. The…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-06-16
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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-01-04
Summary:

New Scala Theatre screened a 'super' production film entitled 'Passion.' This will be the first screening of a German film in London since the outbreak of the war in November. The film was screened in Germany under the name of 'Madame du Barry' [sic] featuring Mlle…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-01-15
Summary:

Foolish Wives,' directed and written by Erich Von Stroheim, will be presented at the Star Theatre today. It is recognized that Carl Laemmle has expended ever a million dollars on the picture. Others in the cast are: Miss du Pont, Mae Smith, Maude George, Dale Fuller, Rudolph Christians.…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-03-01
Summary:

It is learnt that two thousand motion picture theatres located throughout China within the next three years is part of the programme of the Peacock Film Corporation, the syndicate formed by Mr. J. A. Thomas and his associates. This undertaking has at its back the du Pont, Brady and Duke…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-03-27
Summary:

(Reuter's Service the China Mail) Paris, March 26 – The filming has begun of M. Clemenceau's work 'le voile du bonheur' for the film production of which Clemenceau recently signed a contract. Film plot included.

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Headline: Personalities
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-06-23
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-04-19
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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-04-21
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is going to screen 'Passion' this evening. The story revolves around the life of Madame du Barry, the celebrated favourite of Louis XV. The film boasts its wonderful acting, scenic grandeur and the majestic beauty. Film synopsis included.