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: 1914-07-07 - 1914-07-09
Summary:

Film screening of 'Jess' (3 parts), from Rider Haggard's novel

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-07-07 - 1914-07-07
Summary:

Tonight at 9.15, 'Jess' will be exhibited, from Rider Haggard's greatest novel - in 3 parts, a tragedy of the veldt, with its vivid pictures of the Transvaal homestead, the first conflict between the English and Boers, the story grips from start to finish.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-04-23
Summary:

At the Hongkong Theatre tonight, the Paramount picture 'Gretna Green' will be screened and next Saturday Jesse L. Lasky presents Lou Tellegen, the famous actor in 'The Black Wolf' from the play by Jean Barrymore. Tellegan established himself as a romantic actor when he…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-07-07
Summary:

The 'Moon Child' film is now screening in Hongkong Theatre, featuring Marie Walcamp. Tomorrow the well-known actress Fannie Ward will appear in 'Her Strange Wedding' of Lasky Production in 5 parts. New comics will be introduced at intervals.

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

The management desires to inform the public that, owing to the late arrival of steamers, there will be no 'Moon Child' episodes shown this week. Paramount's 'The Explorer,' featuring Lou Tellegen, will be screened tomorrow. Mme. Sarah Bernhart, makes her debut as a…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-12-02
Summary:

The Lasky Company will present Blanche Sweet in a tense story of an American girl's adventures among Mexicans 'The Evil Eye,' directed by Geo. H. Melford. The film will be screen in Hongkong Theatre from tomorrow to next Friday.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-12-03
Summary:

From today till Friday, a Paramount picture by Jesse L. Laspy [sic], entitled 'The Evil Eye,' in five parts, will be screened in the Hongkong Theatre. The cast included Miss Sweet, Tom Forman, Walter Long, Ruth King, Webster Campbell, J. Parks Jones and William Dale. The production was…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1920-08-07
Summary:

The newest organisation to enter the field of film production is the James B. Leong Productions, Inc., with offices at 1240 Maral Strong Bldg, Los Angeles, California, which was incorporated under the laws of State of California, 27th October 1919, with James B. Leong, President and General…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-09-20
Summary:

Fighting Cressy,' in which Jesse D. Hampton and Pathe present Blanche Sweet at the Coronet Theatre for three more days, is adapted from Bret Harte's Story, 'Cressy.'A splendid cast, including Russell Simpson, Edward Peil, Walter Perry, Frank Lanning, Pell Trenton, Antrim…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1920-10-29
Summary:

Blanche Sweet appears at the Coronet Theatre today and for four days in her newest Jesse D. Hampton-Pathe feature, 'The Deadlier Sex.' Miss Sweet is given excellent support by Mahlon Hamilton as the man who wanted nothing that money could buy; Winter Hall her father; Russell Simpson as…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-10-29
Summary:

Blanche Sweet's new photoplay, 'The Deadlier Sex,' showing for four days commencing today, at the Coronet Theatre. Bayard Veiller is the author of this Jesse D. Hampton-Pathe film. Film synopsis included.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-12-16 - 1920-12-16
Summary:

Tonight at 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, Jesse D. Hampton presents William Desmond in 'A Broadway Cowboy.' Also showing ‘Snub' Pollard in 'Call a Taxi' and November news from home in Coronet Review. Illustration included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-03-04
Summary:

A beautiful and attractive drama, 'The Girl in the Web,' will be screened from tomorrow till Tuesday at the Hongkong Theatre. 'Miss Maitland, Private Secretary' by Geraldine Bonner, is the story from which 'The Girl in the Web' was taken. It introduces Miss Sweet in…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-04-16
Summary:

At the Hongkong Theatre, Jessy [sic] L. Lasky presents Jack Pickford in 'Huck and Tom' or the 'Further Adventures of Tom Sawyer' by Mark Twain, in 5 parts. At 7.15 p.m. the drama 'Strictly Confidential' will be shown.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-05-12
Summary:

Through the Wrong Door' from the novel by Jesse Lynch Williams, is Madge Kennedy's newest Goldwyn picture to be seen at Coronet Theatre, until Saturday. The story revolves about a girl who, in due time meets the hero of her heart and the inevitable happens. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-05-24
Summary:

The principal attraction at the Hongkong Theatre tomorrow will be Miss Daisy Harcourt, a clever comedienne, whose excellent entertainment has earned her great successes. Hongkong theatre-goers are assured of an enjoyable entertainment. Included in this week's a Jesse L. Lasky 'Paramont…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-07-04
Summary:

Felix O'Day turned to hate and revenge due to his trust and confidence violated by his dearest friend. The is the theme of the dramatic offering today at the Kowloon Theatre, where H. B. Warner, in the Jesse D. Hampton-Pathe production, 'Felix O'Day,' is being shown.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-07-09
Summary:

This week's programme at the Hongkong Theatre gives a Paramount picture presented by Jesse L. Lasky, featuring George Beban in the leading role, 'One More American.' This fine play will start this afternoon and run till Tuesday night. Some very interesting pictured events and a…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-07-09
Summary:

At the Hongkong Theatre Jesse L. Lasky presents George Beban in a beautiful Paramount picture 'One more American' in five parts, written and directed by William D. [sic] De Mille. A very interesting comedy in two parts, together with American news picture will also be shown.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-07-22 - 1921-07-23
Summary:

See Jack Deampsey [sic] give Willard the Knock-out Blow at 9.15 p.m. tonight. July 23 Remarks: At 7.15, Saturday 23rd, Sunday 24th and Monday 25th, the Men of the American Fleet will be entertained by the Government.