A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1898-07-28
Summary:

The Cinematograph Co's matshed (open-air theatre) weathered the storm last night very well and displays are given as usual.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1911-11-27 - 1911-11-30
Summary:

Special photoplays this week, 'Satan's Defeat' [sic] every evening at 6.15 p.m: from Robert le. Diable, a beautiful coloured art film, showing how Satan gets defeated and 'The Cross Triumphs'; 'The Storm,' 'Arresting the Thief,' 'Wiffles Sad…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-11-11 - 1915-11-12
Summary:

Screening of a Broadway Favorites Features 'Midnight at Maxims'; And Charlie Chaplin's film

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-12-08
Summary:

Soerabaya, November 18 – Java was ravaged by a succession of thunderstorms, even large buildings suffered badly. The railway station was severely damaged, while the only evidence of a bioscope having performed there were the upturned chairs and the motor, the tent having been bodily carried away…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-10-24
Summary:

The new Bandman Comedy Company may be expected here in the spring, with all the latest London successes. The plays to be brought out include: 'Romance,' 'General Poet,' 'London Pride,' 'Three Weeks,' 'Damaged Goods,' 'Daddy Longlegs,…

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Headline: A Grateful Rain
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-06-01
Summary:

Macao, May 30 – A heavy storm passed over on Wednesday evening. The streets have received a thorough cleansing and wells filled up. Not many ventured out after 6 p.m. and the cinema was in consequence poorly supported. Their usual attractive Wednesday programme had to be held over.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-08-13 - 1918-08-15
Summary:

13th, 14th and 15th August, 'The Storm'; 'The Try Out,' a Pokes and Jabbs comedy; American Gazette No. 71; 'French Day in Shanghai'; 'The Lamb,' Harold Lloyd and company. Booking at Anderson's.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1918-08-13 - 1918-08-15
Summary:

August 13-15. 'The Storm,' 'The Try Out,' pokes and jabs comedy. American Gazette No. 71, 'French Day in Shanghai.' 'The Lamb,' Harold Lloyd and Company.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1918-08-14
Summary:

The current programme at the Victoria Theatre is one that should meet with a good deal of appreciation, comprising as it does a fine three-part film 'The Storm,' a picture which, besides good acting to recommend it, is based on a very attractive plot and provides some good situations.…

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

Described as 'England's Representative Musical Comedy and Dancing Actors' Billy and Doris Harley, who open at the Victoria Theatre tonight, certainly appear to act up to their name judging from the way that they have just recently taken Manila by storm. Their acting is clean and…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-06-11
Summary:

Owing to excellent accommodation and good pictures the Hongkong Theatre is well patronized. Tomorrow, the Italian drama 'The Marcellini Millions,' featuring George Beban, supported by Helen Jerome Eddy, Eugene Pallette and Adele Farrington, will be screened. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-08-21 - 1919-08-23
Summary:

String band in attendance during the screening of 'The Silver Girl,' a most perfect picture, supreme council sittings. Matinee: 'The Bull's Eye' (episode 9, 10 and 11). Booking at Anderson's. August 22 remarks: Frank Keenan in 'The Silver Girl.' Matinee…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-08-22 - 1919-08-23
Summary:

Tonight's programme, Frank Keenan in 'The Silver Girl,' supreme council sittings. Saturday's matinee at 2.15 and 5 p.m., 'The Bull's Eye' (episodes 12, 13 and 14) and 'A Tortured Heart,' a 5-reel Fox production featuring Virginia Pearson. Sunday'…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-08-23 - 1919-08-23
Summary:

Tonight's programme, Frank Keenan in 'The Silver Girl.' Supreme council sittings. Today's matinee, at 2.15 p.m., 'The Bull's Eye' (episodes 12, 13 and 14); at 5 p.m., 'A Tortured Heart,' a 5-reel Fox Production featuring Virginia Pearson. Sunday'…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-10-25 - 1920-10-25
Summary:

Commencing tonight, Madge Kennedy in 'Strictly Confidential' by Jerome K. Jerome. 3,000,000 people saw it at New York's Rialto; it is a scream from start to finish. If you enjoyed Goldwyn's other English production, 'Lord and Lady Algy,' you will find equal pleasure…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-10-25 - 1920-10-25
Summary:

One after another, the cream of the world's photoplays, tonight till Thursday, the second deluxe programme including Jerome K. Jerome's 'Strictly Confidential.' Kowloon residents are reminded of tonight's open-air show at the Club de Recreio, which features Mrs. Vernon…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-01-21 - 1921-01-22
Summary:

Grand appearance of real English artists directs from the biggest and best theatres of their Australian Tour. First appearance in China of The Gibson Family headed by Trixie, Buttons and Gibson & Doreen; photo included. Also Norma Talmadge in 'The Secret of the Storm Country,' a…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-01-22 - 1921-01-25
Summary:

Tonight at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Norma Talmadge in 'The Secret of the Storm Country.' Also the 'Louisiana' Trio and Quartette in their latest comic songs. Tomorrow (Sunday) January 23rd, the world-famous Gibson company in something new in vaudeville. January 22 Remarks: Another…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-01-22 - 1921-01-25
Summary:

Tonight at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Norma Talmadge in 'The Secret of the Storm Country' in 6 reels. 'Louisiana' Trio and Quartette in their lastest comic songs.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-01-24 - 1921-01-25
Summary:

Select Pictures presents Norma Talmadge in 'The Secret of the Storm Country,' also The 'Louisiana' Trio and Quartette in their latest comic songs.