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: 1915-01-04 - 1915-01-05
Summary:

Films screenings including 'The Dungeon of Despair' (4 parts, 7,000 ft) and 'A Motor Polo Match'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-01-04 - 1915-01-05
Summary:

For 4 nights only, the great powerful and magnificent coloured drama 'The Dungeon of Despair' in 4 parts - length 7,000 feet; 'A Motor Polo Match,' a most exciting picture.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1916-01-03 - 1916-01-05
Summary:

The thrilling drama, 'Battle for Freedom,' in 3 parts. A comedy in 2 parts, 'How Wiffles Cured the Blues.' Pictures included 'The Grenadiers of 1915' and 'The Cormorant.' Pathe's British Gazette included. 'The Polo Champion' is coming on…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-01-04 - 1916-01-05
Summary:

Films screenings including 'Battle for Freedom' (3 parts) and 'How Wiffles Cured the Blues' (2 parts); Screening of Pathe's British Gazette, 'The Grenadiers of 1915' and 'The Cormorant'; Coming film: 'The Polo Champion'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-01-06 - 1916-01-06
Summary:

Films screenings including 'Battle for Freedom' (3 parts) and 'How Wiffles Cured the Blues' (2 parts); Screening of Pathe's British Gazette: 'The Grenadiers of 1915' and 'The Cormorant'; Coming film: 'The Polo Champion'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-01-06 - 1916-01-08
Summary:

On Jan 7, 'The Polo Champion,' a two-reel society drama, in which are included some unique pictures of polo playing; also 'The Signal of Death' in 2 parts, full of exciting incidents; Pathe's British Gazette and the following comics: 'New Cure for Gout,' '…

7
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1916-01-06 - 1916-01-08
Summary:

A real society drama, 'The Polo Champion,' on Friday, 7th January. 'The Signal of Death' in 2 parts. British Gazette included. Comics including 'New Cure for Gout' [sic], 'Guarding Adolphins' and 'The Boy, The Bust, The Bath.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-01-07 - 1916-01-08
Summary:

Films screenings including 'The Signal of Death' (2 parts), 'The Polo Champion', 'New Cure for Gout Guarding Adolphine' and 'The Boy, the Bust and the Bath'; Screening of British Gazette

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-01-10 - 1916-01-10
Summary:

Films screenings including 'The Signal of Death' (2 parts), 'The Polo Champion', 'New Cure for Gout Guarding Adolphine' and 'The Boy, the Bust and the Bath'; Screening of British Gazette

10
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-01-10
Summary:

A very full programme is being offered to cinematograph-lovers at the Victoria Theatre. It includes some splendid war pictures, a beautiful series of coloured views of Trichinopoly, some comics, and two story films 'The Polo Champion' and 'The Signal of Death.' tomorrow night…

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-05-30 - 1917-06-01
Summary:

Screening of Pathe's 'Under the Tricolour', 'Brotherly Love' and War Graphic; Coming film: 'Liberty' featuring Eddie Polo and Maril Walcamp

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-05-30 - 1917-06-01
Summary:

Pathe's military drama 'Under the Tricolour' in 3 reels; an instructive drama 'Brotherly Love' in 3 reels; and a war graphic film; commencing June 2, a Trans-Atlantic serial 'Liberty' in 40 parts, featuring Eddie Polo (Roleaux) and Marie Walcamp as '…

13
Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-06-02 - 1917-06-02
Summary:

Screening of 'Liberty' (1st and 2nd episodes) featuring Eddie Polo and Marie Walcamp, Pathe's War News and Wiffles Love Romance

14
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-06-02 - 1917-06-02
Summary:

1st and 2nd episodes 'Liberty' in 2 parts each, a sensational drama in 20 brilliant episodes, featuring Eddie Polo (Roleaux, the greatest fighter in films) and Marie Walcamp as 'Liberty'; Pathe's War News & Wiffles' Love Romance in 2 parts.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-06-09 - 1917-06-09
Summary:

Screening of 'Liberty' (3rd episode) featuing Eddie Polo and Marie Walcamp, 'War Gazette' and 'His Guilding Star'

16
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-06-30 - 1917-06-30
Summary:

Screening of 'Liberty' (7th & 8th episodes) with Marie Walcamp and Eddie Polo, War Gazette and Comics: 'Both in the Same Boat', 'The Two Merry Trampers' and 'Rosalie Detective'

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-07-07 - 1917-07-07
Summary:

Tonight: Screening of 'Liberty' (9th episode) featuring Eddie Polo and Marie Walcamp, 'At Handgrips with Death'; Comics: 'September Morn', 'Col Heeza Liar' and 'Ghost Breaker'

18
Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-07-07 - 1917-07-07
Summary:

Screening of 'Liberty' (9th episode) featuring Eddie Polo and Marie Walcamp, 'At Handgrips with Death'; Comics: 'September Morn', 'Col Heeza Liar' and 'Ghost Breaker'

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-07-09 - 1917-07-10
Summary:

Tonight: Screening of 'Liberty' (9th episode) featuring Eddie Polo and Marie Walcamp, 'At Handgrips with Death'; Comics: 'September Morn', 'Col Heeza Liar' and 'Ghost Breaker'

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-12-01 - 1917-12-04
Summary:

Screening of 'The Secret of the Submarine' (last episode), 'The Laws of Honour' and Comic; Coming film: 'The Gray Ghost' featuring Eddie Polo