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: 1908-09-12
Summary:

Numbers of singers, including Miss Rosita Diralda, Miss Violet Russel, orchestra under Mr F. Gonzales, Mr Donald Harvey, Mr Harry Gould, Mr Leckie, Signor Torras, Miss Giralda, had been performed and number of films had been shown in the middle of the events, firstly 'Her first Bike Ride,…

2
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1908-09-14
Summary:

Miss Giralda was accorded a special benefit performance on Friday in Alexandra Cinema-Theatre. The house was crowded, and the films were excellent. Performances also by Messrs. Leckie, Gould and Grover, and Mr. Forras.

3
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-08-09
Summary:

Some special films will be exhibited tonight at the Victoria Theatre including, 'Man's lust for gold,' 'The third thief,' 'Wiffles and his wife,' and 'The Exploits of Nat Pinkerton.' Misses Montez and Raynor will give new songs and dances.

4
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-08-09 - 1913-08-11
Summary:

Programme for 9th, 10th and 11th: 'The Exploits of Nat Pinkerton' in 2 parts, a grand detective film full of interest, excitement, and thrills; 'Gaumont Graphic'; some other magnificent pictures will be screened; performances by Montez and Raynor.

5
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-03-04 - 1916-03-06
Summary:

Film screening of 'The Nigger' (5 parts), presented by William Farnum

6
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-08-31 - 1916-09-02
Summary:

On Sep 1, marvellous attractions at 'the Vic': performance by Dr. Rowe and Mora; the great detective film 'The Adventures of Nat Pinkerton' in 3 parts; 5th episode of 'The Black Box Mystery' [sic]; interesting: Pathe's British Gazette, The Great War: In the…

7
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-09-01 - 1916-09-01
Summary:

Performance by Dr. Rowe and Mora; Screening of 'Nat Pinkerton', 'Black Box Mystery' (5th episode), Pathe's British Gazette: 'The Great War (In the Island of Corfu)' , 'The Kaisers Property in the hand of the Allies' and 'The Great War (The Prince…

8
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-09-01 - 1916-09-01
Summary:

Screening of 'The Adventures of Nat Pinkerton' for three nights only, Pathe's British Gazette (Latest incidents) and Great War Pictures (The Achillion property of the Kaiser now in the hands of the Allies); Performance by Dr. Richard Rowe

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-09-02 - 1916-09-02
Summary:

Tonight: Performance by Dr. Rowe and Mora; Screening of 'Nat Pinkerton', 'Black Box Mystery' (5th episode), Pathe's British Gazette: 'The Great War (In the Island of Corfu)' , 'The Kaisers Property in the hand of the Allies' and 'The Great War (…

10
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-09-02 - 1916-09-02
Summary:

Screening of 'The Adventures of Nat Pinkerton' for the last two nights, Pathe's British Gazette (Latest incidents) and Great War Pictures (The Achillion property of the Kaiser now in the hands of the Allies); Performance by Dr. Richard Rowe

11
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-05-19 - 1919-05-19
Summary:

1. 'The Symbol of Sacrifice,' in 7 parts (10,000 feet) produced by African Film Productions Ltd and dealing with Zulu War; 2. 'A Turf Conspiracy,' a Broadwest all-British super-productions on Nat Gould's novel and featuring England's foremost cinema stars, Violet…

12
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-07-21 - 1919-07-24
Summary:

July 21st, 22nd, 23rd and 24th at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., all British programme, including Nat Gould's famous racing drama, 'A Turf Conspiracy' featuring Violet Hopson and Gerald Ames. Booking at Robinson's.

13
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-07-21 - 1919-07-21
Summary:

Tonight, Violet Hopson and Gerald Ames, England's leading cinema stars in the big Broadwest production, 'A Turf Conspiracy,' founded on Nat Gould's famous racing story of the same name.

14
Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-07-21 - 1919-07-24
Summary:

Tonight, all British programme including Nat Gould's famous racing drama 'A Turf Conspiracy' featuring Violet Hopson and Gerald Ames. Booking at Robinson's.

15
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-07-21 - 1919-0721
Summary:

July 21, 22, 23 and 24, at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., all British programme, including Nat Gould's famous racing drama, 'A Turf Conspiracy,' featuring Violet Hopson and Gerald Ames. Booking at Robinson's.

16
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-07-22
Summary:

The show at the Coronet is especially interesting as being the first big British production to be brought to Hongkong, including pictures from Violet Hopson and Gerald Ames. 'A Truf Conspiracy' founded on Nat Gould's famous sporting story.

17
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1920-04-26
Summary:

A new star – Mrs. Frank Jay Gould, formerly the wife of the American millionaire, tennis champion – is to shine in the cinema firmament. She was well-known when Miss Edie Kelly as a 'Gaiety' girl and her marriage to Mr. Gould was one of the matrimonial sensations of 1910. Mrs. Gould…

18
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-10-08
Summary:

A de luxe drama of the turn reminiscent of Nat Gould in his best moments, attracted a good audience to the World Theatre last night when it was first screened. 'A Gentleman Rider' is a typical British film, cleanly conceived and sustained with a natural interest which does not impose…

19
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-03-22
Summary:

Hongkong Theatre will screen the five parts drama 'The Double Standard' in Hongkong the matinee and 9.15 pm performances day. The film is featuring Roy Stewart and Joseph Gould [sic]. After the interval, new scenes from the Screen magazine and Universal comedies will be shown. The 12th…

20
Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-05-24 - 1922-05-26
Summary:

Today at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., H. B. Warner in 'When We Were Twenty-One,' adapted from Nat Goodwin's famous stage success. Henry King, Director; H. V. Esmond, Author.