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: 1906-04-28
Summary:

On Monday the 'Napoleon of the world's magicians' arrives in the Colony and will stay one week. This magician is from England and had made various performance before the Kings and presidents. His first part of the program is called 'creation and the second part will have a…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1906-05-07
Summary:

The writer congrats Mr. Thurston, assisted by Winfield Blacke and Miss Maude Amber, on filling the theatre Royal on Saturday evening. He filled the theatre 'as we have never seen it filled before,' entertained the audience for 2.5 hours. The magician's card trick is wonderful, and…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1906-05-14
Summary:

A crowded house patronised the Great Thurston on Saturday evening and was as mystified as ever Thurston alone was well worth the money, but mention must also be made of the clever vocal comedy of Miss Maud Amber and Mr. Winfield Blake, not to mention the roaring laughter created by the moving…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-05-24
Summary:

Mr. Harold Evelyn (Ben Hur) will give a private demonstration of physical culture, feats of strength, etc., at the Hongkong Cinematograph tomorrow evening.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-05-27
Summary:

In addition to the liberal programme of interesting pictures shown at the Hongkong Cinematograph, which is under new management, Mr. Harold F. Evelyn, a New Zealander, gave a display of feats of strength and showed by keeping time to music the great command he has of each muscle.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-05-24 - 1917-05-26
Summary:

On May 25, 1st and 2nd series of 'Who's Guilty,' Puppets of Fate and A Tight Rein; Pathe's British & American Gazettes; comics: 'The Cash Girl's Lovers' and 'Lonesome Luke'; Cartoons in the Country; on May 29, the great inspiring romance 'The…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-06-07 - 1917-06-09
Summary:

On June 8, 5th and 6th series of 'Who's Guilty,' 'Sold Out' and 'Sowing the Wind'; Pathe's British Gazette; 'Luke Joins the Navy,' cartoon comics; on Jun 21, grand benefit matinee.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-06-28 - 1917-06-30
Summary:

On June 29, Pathe colour feature: 'Hands from the Shadow' in 3 parts; 11th series of 'Who's Guilty' (The Lost Paradise); Pathe's American Gazette; The Great War; 'Lonesome Luke' (comedy); Keystone comedy.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-08-09 - 1917-08-11
Summary:

On Aug 10, an astounding weekend programme, 1st and 2nd episodes of Pathe's greatest serial, 'The Shielding Shadow,' 'Treasure Trove' and 'Into the Depths'; Pathe's American Gazette; comics: 'Luke & the Mermaids,' 'The Leading Lady…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-09-22
Summary:

There was a claim for hire of cinematograph films and for posters brought by Harold Seth against the Hongkong Cinematograph Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-11-12 - 1917-11-14
Summary:

On Nov 13, Jackie Saunders in the 'Grip of Evil,' fate & the underworld; instructive: 'A Study of Birds'; interesting: Annals of the War; comics: 'Luke Late Lunchers' and 'Feeding the Kitty.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-11-29 - 1917-11-30
Summary:

On Nov 30, no performance at 9.15; on Dec 1, a great and powerful photoplay 'Princess Nadina' in 3 parts; 'Pathe's British Gazette,' 'Uncommon Insects,' 'Florence Rose Fashions,' and 'Luke on Tin Can Alley' in 2 parts, a bundle of laughs.…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-01-09
Summary:

Mr D. Rodrigues, manager of the Far Eastern Film Service (Metro Pictures) has opened an office in Hongkong. His first film 'The Great Secret' featuring Frances Bushman, will be shown at the Victoria Theatre next week. Other pictures of the Metro series will be shown. Other pictures of…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-01-12 - 1918-01-12
Summary:

Tonight, see 11th and 12th episodes of 'Mystery of the Double Cross.' Also 'Love's Sacrifice' and 'The Riddle of the Cross.' On the same programme, 'Lonesome Luke, Mechanic' and Gazettes. Matinees with 'Double Cross,' Saturday only. Booking…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-02-08 - 1918-02-09
Summary:

Friday, 8th February, Pathe's great Gold Rooster film in 5 parts, 'When Baby Forgot' featuring Baby Marie Osborne. Also Pathe's American Gazette and a screaming comedy in 2 parts, 'Luke, Messenger.' Watch for the opening date of the latest serial, 'The Fatal…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1918-02-08 - 1918-02-09
Summary:

Tonight at 9.15 pm, Pathe's Gold Rooster play 'When Baby Forgot' in 5 parts, featuring the little favourite Baby Marie Osborne; a screaming comedy 'Luke Messenger' [sic] in 2 parts; Pathe's American Gazette; look out for the opening date of 'The Fatal Ring…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-03-29 - 1918-04-01
Summary:

Tonight, 5th and 6th episodes of the great success serial of love and danger, 'The Fatal Ring,' with Pearl White and Warner Oland. Also Pathe British Gazette No. 437, Annals of the War No. 18 and comedy, 'Luke, Plumber' in two parts.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-04-13 - 1918-04-13
Summary:

Tonight, fine programme, Pearl White and Warner Oland in 'The Fatal Ring,' episode 9 and episode 10. Also Harold Loyd [sic] in 'Lonesome Luke Loses Patients.' Sunday 6 p.m., by many requests, 'The Cigarette Girl,' a Gold Rooster play featuring Gladys Hulette. Don…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-05-10 - 1918-05-13
Summary:

Tonight, 'The Fatal Ring,' episode 17 and 18. 'Stop! Luke! Listen!' Also Pathe's British Gazette No. 44 and Annals of the War No.22. Booking at Anderson's.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1918-05-10 - 1918-05-13
Summary:

17th and 18th episodes of 'The Fatal Ring,' 'The Death Weight' and 'The Subterfuge'; Stop! Luke! Listen!; Pathe's British Gazette No. 44; Annals of the War No. 22.