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: 1914-04-30 - 1914-04-30
Summary:

Tonight at 9.15, Gaumont Graphic, 'Bob Gets Strong' (comic), 'Light after Darkness' in 2 parts (interesting), 'The Plumber & The Lunatics' (comic), 'Pochontas' [sic] (drama), 'The Masseur's Ruse' (comedy), 'Tweedledum Rears a Pupil…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-03-24 - 1915-03-26
Summary:

From Mar 24 to 26, the powerful and exciting drama 'Poor Children' in 4 parts - length 6,000 feet; 'Which is Which,' comic; 'To the Victor the Spoils'; 'A Fine Day for Tweedledum'; On Mar 27, 'The Broken Song' in 6 parts - length 8,000 feet;…

3
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-03-27 - 1915-03-30
Summary:

For 4 nights only, a great powerful dramatic film 'The Broken Song' in 6 parts - length 8,000 feet; 'Tweedledum's Itching Powder,' great comic; orchestra performance at 9.15 p.m.; 'The Missing Man' in 4 parts on Mar 30.

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-02-19 - 1912-02-21
Summary:

On Feb 19, Italian dramatic feature Theodora in 6 parts; also see comics - 'Tweedledum's Mother,' 'The Violin Scraper' [sic], and 'An Author's Conquests.'

5
Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-08-05 - 1916-08-08
Summary:

On Aug 5, the sensational drama 'The Daughter of the Lighthouse' in 5 parts; also see 'Double Crossed' (Keystone) and Tweedledum comics.

6
Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-12-23 - 1916-12-26
Summary:

From Dec23-26, a beautiful detective story 'The Detective's Daughter' in 5 parts; Satan's Castle in 2 parts; comics: 'Tweedledum Looking for a Job.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-01-18 - 1917-01-20
Summary:

On Jan 19, 5th and 6th episodes of the 'Iron Claw,' Intervention of Tito & The Spotted Warning; Pathe's British Gazette, 'The Great War' (1916-17 reserves in training); comic: 'Wiffles' Dancing Pumps,' 'Merely a Married Man' (Keystone), and…

8
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-02-14 - 1917-02-16
Summary:

Tonight, drama 'A Wife's Sacrifice' in 5 parts; 'Love's Young Dream'; and Tweedledum as strike leader.

9
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-12-15 - 1917-12-15
Summary:

Screening of 'The Secret of the Submarine' (3rd & 4th episodes) and Keystone Comics; Coming film: 'Marcel'

10
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-12-17 - 1917-12-17
Summary:

Tonight: Screening of 'The Secret of the Submarine' (3rd & 4th episodes) and Keystone Comics; Coming film: 'Marcel'

11
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-09-27
Summary:

The Coronet Theatre, in presenting 'The Gay Old Dog' tonight, is giving the public one of the photoplay treats of the year. Hobart Henley produced and directed the film from the original short story by Edna Ferber. The main roles are portrayed by John Cumberland and Gertrude Robinson,…

12
Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-03-27
Summary:

Gaby,' is to be shown at the World Theatre today. The film is adapted from the novel by Marcell Herbier, entitled 'The Angel of Forgiveness.'

13
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-03-26 - 1923-03-26
Summary:

The Sheik's Wife,' a Henry Roussel production, featuring Marcel Vibert and Emmy Lynn with an all-star cast. Also showing Larry Semon in 'Golf.' Illustration included.

14
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-03-27
Summary:

The Sheik's Wife,' directed by M. Henry-Roussell [sic], is the current attraction at the Coronet Theatre. The leading roles are taken by Marcel Vibert and Emmy Lynn. Film synopsis included.

16
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-06-07
Summary:

A departure from Mack Sennett Comedy tradition is promised in the five reel mirth-maker, 'Love, Honour and Behave,' which commencing tonight at the Star Theatre. Charles Murray is introduced as a grave and reverend judge. Other starring included Marie Prevost and George O'Hara.…

17
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-06-07
Summary:

Mack Sennet [sic], in his five-reel comedy, 'Love, Honour and Behave,' commencing tonight at the Star. Two newlyweds – Marie Prevost and George O'Hara – came before the Divorce Court. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-08-11
20
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-08-13 - 1923-08-14
Summary:

Mon. 13th & Tue. 14th August at 5.15 & 9.15 p.m., Marie Prevost in 'Moon Light Follies.' At 2.30 & 7.15 p.m., 'Around the World in 18 Days,' epis. 1, 2 & 3. Usual prices. Booking at the Theatre.