A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1913-10-07
Summary:

The article mentioned the strong growth of the cinema business in Great Britain and America. These important and interesting facts of the wonderful growth of cinema are given by Mr. Valentia Steer in his book, The Romance of the Cinema. Mr. Steer also mentioned the cinematograph has caught the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-10-09
Summary:

Six years ago the total number of employees in cinematograph theatres in Great Britain was about 500. They now exceed 125,000. Their weekly wage-bill probably runs into £250,000 or more. The number of people visiting the cinemas per week must be well over eight million. These and many other…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-08-21
Summary:

Lilian Read, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. Parker Read, Jr., had a contract with Thomas H. Ince for twenty years. In Mr. Ince's motion picture spectacle 'Civilization,' now being shown at the Criterion Theatre, she did such clever work that he decided to make her a star.…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-08-26 - 1916-08-26
Summary:

Screening of 'Neal of the Navy' (1st & 2nd Episode) of a 14 episode serial, featuring Lillian Lorraine and William Conklin

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Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-08-26 - 1916-08-26
Summary:

Tonight, first & second episodes of the greatest ever produced: 'Neal of the Navy' in 14 episodes - 2 parts each, featuring Lillian Lorraine, supported by an all star cast, headed by William Conklin.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-03-23 - 1917-03-23
Summary:

Screening of 'Lillian's Atonement', the grand prize photoplay, Pathe's British Gazette, 'Great War' and 'The Ghost Fakirs'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-03-23 - 1917-03-24
Summary:

On Mar 23, the grand prize photoplay 'Lillian's Atonement' in 5 parts; Pathe's British Gazette, Great War, 'The Ghost Fakers' [sic].

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-03-23 - 1917-03-24
Summary:

Tonight, the grand prize photoplay of great interest, featuring Lillian Weggins, 'Lillian's Atonement,' this marvellous film shows life in all its phases, from selected private gambling resorts to the excitement of a Western mining camp; Pathe's British Gazette No. 398,…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-03-24 - 1917-03-26
Summary:

Tonight: Screening of 'Lillian's Atonement', the grand prize photoplay, Pathe's British Gazette, 'Great War' and 'The Ghost Fakirs'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-07-16
Summary:

The Cameos will appear at the Victoria Theatre. Comedies and songs were presented with splendid voices, The whole programme was marked by real talent and refinement. Performances by Miss Peggy Ross, Miss Lyle Jeffries, Mr. Gerald Oshorne, Miss Lillian Gascoine, Miss Rhoda Windum and Charles…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-07-23
Summary:

At the Victoria Theatre on Saturday evening, 'The Cameos,' a 'Comedy, Concert Party' from South Africa, received a very cordial welcome on the occasion of their first appearance before a Hong Kong audience. Miss Peggy Ross was unable to be present on Saturday. Miss Lillian…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-07-24
Summary:

A large audience at the Victoria Theatre last night greatly enjoyed a capital and varied programme provided by 'The Cameos.' Miss Peggy Ross, Miss Lillian Gascoigne, Miss Lyle Jeffries and Mr. Gerald Osborne sang songs. Much laughter was provided by Mr. Athol Tier, who is a really…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-07-26
Summary:

There was quite a large and appreciative house at the Victoria Theatre last evening, when 'The Cameos' further enhanced their reputation here by a programme of undoubted excellence. Miss Lillian Gascoigne, Mr. Athol Tier, Miss Rhoda Windrum, Miss Lyle Jeffries, and Miss Peggy Rose…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-07-27
Summary:

Yesterday afternoon, by kind invitation of the management, local soldiers and sailors, with their wives and children, were invited to a performance by 'The Cameos.' Mr. Blake, manager of the Victoria Theatre, announced on behalf of 'The Cameos' that to all future performance…

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Headline: The Cameos
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-07-27
Summary:

The Cameos entertained the soldiers and sailors yesterday. Various artistes joined in and men of services welcome the announcement that they will be admitted to the performances at usual prices. Performances by Peggy Ross, Malcolm Prentice, Phoda Windrum, Gerald Osborne, C.C.Kitts, Lillian…

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Headline: The Cameos
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-10-24
Summary:

The programme which the Cameos presented was very popular. There were splendid singing and there will be comedy songs tonight. Performances by Lillian Gascoine, Lyle Jeffries, Gerald Osborne, Peggy Ross, C. S. Kitte, Malcolm Prentice.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-10-25
Summary:

A statement about the winter season of Victoria Theatre has been made by Mr. J. J. Blake, the manager. Concerning serial pictures were so much appreciated by cinema-goers, Mr. Blake has arranged to screen first 'The Grip of Evil,' with Jackie Saunders in the leading role. Other serials…

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Headline: The Cameos
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-11-01
Summary:

The Cameos appeared in an excellent programme last night. The others of the company were also well received which showed evidence of good selection. Performances by Athol Tier and Lillian Gasecoigne.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-11-03
Summary:

Cameos presented their second last programme for the present season at the Victoria. Performances by Athol Tier, Lillian Gasecoigne, Gerald Osborne, Lyle Jeffries.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-11-06
Summary:

The Light That Failed' is the first Rudyard Kipling work to be produced as a motion picture played by a well-known cast. Directed by Edward Jose, and played by Robert Edeson, Claude Fleming, Jose Collins and Lillian Tucker. Film synopsis included.