A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Headline: Boxing
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-12-27
Summary:

A monster programme is to be presented by Hugh McIntosh [sic] at the Skating Rink on the 1st of January. We understand that Private Potter, K.O.Y.L.I. will not fight anymore in Hongkong. In addition to the attractive boxing programme, the sensational fight films, showing the combat between Owen…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-12-28 - 1912-12-28
Summary:

Featherweight Championship of the Orient; The sensational fight films of 11 rounds, Owen Moran v. Battling Nelson

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Headline: Boxing
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-12-28
Summary:

The New Year's 'gift' at the Skating Rink on January 1st, promoted by Mr. Hugh MacIntosh, one of the principal attractions on that evening will undoubtedly be the fight pictures which are to be shown. The films show the fight between Owen Moran and Battling Nelson.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-01-01
Summary:

Mr. Jack Grace informs us that although he will be unable tonight to show the film depicting the fight between Owen Moran and Battling Nelson, owing to the Skating Rink not coming within the requirements of the law for such purposes, he hopes to have it shown at one of the local cinema theatres…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-06-21
Summary:

Among the witnesses before the Cinema Commission in London recently was Dr. Moore Ede, Dean of Worcester who described the results of visits to four picture theatres in Worcester and of inquiries made in elementary schools as to the effects of pictures shows. He had not found any indecency but a…

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Headline: The Gray Ghost'
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-12-22 - 1917-12-22
Summary:

Watch the thrilling Universal Serial 'The Gray Ghost' in 16 episodes, 32 parts, featuring Priscilla Dean and Eddie Polo, at the Bijou Theatre Tonight

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-12-24 - 1920-12-24
Summary:

Today till Friday at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, four times daily, Universal-Jewel $500,000 production deluxe, Priscilla Dean in 'The Virgin of Stamboul.' Ring up 1743 now. Illustration included.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-12-28 - 1920-12-31
Summary:

Tonight at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, Priscilla Dean in the most stupendous production of the year, 'The Virgin of Stamboul' in 7 parts.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1920-12-28 - 1920-12-31
Summary:

Priscilla Dean in the most stupendous production of the year 'The Virgin of Stamboul' 7 parts.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-12-28 - 1920-12-31
Summary:

Tonight at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, Priscilla Dean in 'The Virgin of Stamboul' in 7 parts.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-04-05
Summary:

Addressing a meeting of the J.A.T. Literary Society at the Dean Hotel, Mr Gabriel Costa said that the cinema could do much towards the removal of race and sect prejudices. The film Jew was not good to look upon. Sneerers should remember that the famous Charlie Chaplin was a member of the Jewish…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-06-18 - 1921-06-21
Summary:

Universal Jewel Co. presents 'The Wicked Darling' in 6 parts, featuring Priscilla Dean, and 'Over the Transom.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-08-05
Summary:

Wild Cat of Paris' a 6-parts melodrama will be screened at the Hongkong Theatre tomorrow. The film starred Priscilla Dean. A special 6-part picture 'A Little Brother of the Rich' will also be shown. Gazette news will also be screened.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-08-06 - 1921-08-09
Summary:

Tonight at 5.15 and 9.15, Priscilla Dean, the world's most popular star in the stupendous melodrama deluxe, 'The Wildcat of Paris' in 6 parts, a super-production at ordinary prices.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-08-06 - 1921-08-09
Summary:

Priscilla Dean in 'The Wildcat of Paris,' a super-production in 6 parts at ordinary prices.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-08-06
Summary:

The censor has passed one of the most melodramatic films in 'The Wild Cat [sic] of Paris' which is being shown at the Hongkong Theatre over the weekend. It is a play in six parts in which the world-famous star Priscilla Dean takes the leading role in a strong cast. Another attraction…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-08-06
Summary:

Today's programme at the Hongkong Theatre includes a melodrama de luxe (in six parts), 'The Wildcat of Pairs' [sic], in which Priscilla Dean leads. Another play, in six parts also, will be shown at the 7.15 performance in which Frank Mays plays the main part.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-08-06 - 1921-08-09
Summary:

Tonight at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Priscilla Dean in 'The Wildcat of Paris' in 6 parts. A super-production at ordinary prices.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-08-12 - 1921-08-13
Summary:

Today at 5.45 and 9.15, Priscilla Dean in 'The Virgin of Stamboul.' The event of the season.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-08-12 - 1921-08-13
Summary:

Priscilla Dean in 'The Virgin of Stamboul,' the event of the season.