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: 1900-04-24
Summary:

A good music-hall programme was given last night in Theatre Royal. Owing to the illness of an important member of the company, viz, the lime-light man, the London Bioscope had to be omitted. Various artists performed included Mr. Bell: a comedian, Miss Delroy on dancing, Miss Maud Lita on…

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-10-25 - 1916-10-27
Summary:

On Oct 25-27, the great Trans-Atlantic serials of thrilling adventure and beautiful romance, 'The Broken Coin,' 15th and 16th episodes, featuring the two greatest serial stars, Ford as Count Hugo, and Grace Cunard as Lucille Love; also a Keystone comedy.

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-10-26 - 1916-10-26
Summary:

Screening of 'The Broken Coin' (15th and 16th episodes) featuring Francis Ford and Grace Cunard, and Keystone Comedy

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-10-27 - 1916-10-27
Summary:

Tp-night: Screening of 'The Broken Coin' (15th and 16th episodes) featuring Francis Ford and Grace Cunard, and Keystone Comedy

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-02-10 - 1917-02-13
Summary:

On Feb 10, showing a grand serial features, 1 st and 2nd episodes of 'Peg O' the Ring,' featuring Lucille Love and Hugo; also Keystone comics.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-02-10
Summary:

Tonight, the management of the Hongkong Theatre is showing the first and second episodes of the splendid film 'Peg O' the Ring.' In this capital picture there are no less than 15 episodes consisting of 30 parts, and picture-goers will be pleased to know that Lucille Love (Grace…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-06-09 - 1917-06-12
Summary:

On June 9, showing 'The Bride of Mystery,' featuring Lucille Love and Hugo, complete in 3 parts; 'A Page in Life' [sic] in 2 parts, featuring Anna Little and Herbert Rawlinson of the 'Master Key'; also comedies.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-09-13 - 1917-09-15
Summary:

On Sept 14, Pathe's great serial, 11th and 12th episodes of 'The Shielding Shadow'; 'Annals of the War'; Pathe's British, American & French Gazettes; comics: 'Court House Crooks' in 2 parts, featuring Ford Sterling.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-09-14 - 1917-09-14
Summary:

Screening of Pathe's 'The Shielding Shadow' (11th & 12th episodes), 'Annals of the War', Pathe's British, American and French Gazettes, 'Court House Crooks' featuring Ford Sterling

10
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-09-15 - 1917-09-15
Summary:

Tonight: Screening of Pathe's 'The Shielding Shadow' (11th & 12th episodes), 'Annals of the War', Pathe's British, American and French Gazettes, 'Court House Crooks' featuring Ford Sterling

11
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-09-15 - 1917-09-15
Summary:

Screening of 'The Annals of the War' (Nos. 1 & 2), with introduction, British and American Gazettes, 'The Shielding Shadow' and 'Court House Crooks' featuring Ford Sterling

12
Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-03-20 - 1918-03-21
Summary:

Tonight, 'The Great Secret,' 15th and 16th chapters. Comedies: 'Fatty at San Diego' and 'Neighbours' (Ford Sterling).

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-04-05
Summary:

Ford and Lady Algy' a six-reel picture, is the leading item of the Coronet programme. The picture is being shown till Thursday. It has drawn good houses so far and its popularity deserves to increase.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1920-10-01
Summary:

The Web of Deceit,' the Edwin Carewe-Pathe feature will be shown at the Coronet Theatre commencing today till Monday. Edwim Carewe, making his debut as a producer after many years of directing, gave the picture the personal attention in every detail, and the settings are said to be…

15
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-10-01
Summary:

The management of the Coronet Theatre promises highly dramatic entertainment tonight in 'The Web of Deceit,' starring the beautiful Dolores Cassinelli. The first picture in which Edwin Carewe figures as producer, as well as director, this Pathe features unwinds a modern society drama…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-10-02
Summary:

The Web of Deceit,' is being successfully shown at The Coronet. Miss Dolores Cassinelli makes the picture doubly interesting by faithfully portraying both roles. The other members of the cast have been carefully selected and included Mitchell Harris, Franklyn Hanna, Hugh Cameron and Letty…

17
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-12-13
Summary:

No Italian dramas have been produced in Hongkong since the commencement of the war. Fortunately the management of the Hongkong Theatre has been successful in getting one of the finest Italian dramatic films which have been screened for a long time. There was a crowded house on Saturday to…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-12-14
Summary:

In 'The Law of Compensation,' the photo-play which drew full houses to the Coronet last night, Norma Talmadge has exceptional opportunities to display her versatile dramatic powers. Film plot included. In addition, a hearty laugh is caused by the antics of Ford Sterling in an out of…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-10-21
Summary:

At the Hongkong Theatre, 'The Freeze Out' starring Harry Carey was screened last night. It is directed by Jack Ford, and is supported by Helen Ferguson, J. Farrell McDonald, Joe Harris, Charles Le Moyne and Mrs. Lydia Yeamans Titus. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-10-21
Summary:

The Freeze Out,' a Universal photo-drama on life in the old west, will be shown at the Hongkong Theatre today. The film starred Harry Carey, Helen Ferguson. Ferguson was previously starring in 'The Mutiny of the Elsinore.' Other casts included J. Farrell McDonald, Joe Harris and…