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: 1912-12-23
Summary:

The older sports will remember how the cheerful Jack defeated Sammy Newman in Hongkong, Sinclair in Shanghai, and Tom Lynch in Tientsin. He has his cinematograph films of several famous fights, which he proposes to show if circumstances are favourable.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-01-22
Summary:

The Hughes Comedy Company again staged 'A Day at the Races' last night at the Victoria Theatre. Mr. Carlton Chase, Miss Eugenie Le. Blane, Miss Gertrude Sinclair [sic], Mr. Harry Burgess and Messrs. Vack and Le Blane all did well in their parts. Tonight, the company will present '…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1917-04-24
Summary:

St. George's Day being also the anniversary of Shakespeare, fitting that scenes from Shakespeare should form one of the main features of the day's programme. While we have all learnt to know that any theatrical performance which Mr. Walter Sinclair and Mr. and Mrs. C. H. P. Hay combine…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-08-08 - 1919-08-08
Summary:

Tonight, Kathlyn Williams and Wallace Reid in the film version of Bertrand Sinclair's 'Big Timber.'

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-08-08 - 1919-08-08
Summary:

Tonight, Kathlyn Williams and Wallace Reid in the film version of Bertrand Sinclair's 'Big Timber.'

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Headline: Coronet Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-04-27
Summary:

A splendid all-star Benjamin B. Hampton photodrama, 'The Money-Changers,' comes to the Coronet tonight. Using the basic theme of Upton Sinclair's novel, 'The Money-Changers,' Mr. Sinclair and Mr. Hampton wrote a new story for the screen. The cast included Robert McKim,…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-04-28
Summary:

A photoplay 'The Money Changers,' Benjamin B. Hampton's Masterpiece, was shown for the first time at the Coronet yesterday. The story is by Upton Sinclair and the cast includes Robert McKimm [sic], Roy Stewart, Claire Adams and Audrey Chapman.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-04-30 - 1921-04-30
Summary:

Today at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, 'The Money Changers' from the novel by Upton Sinclair. Also British Gazette and ‘Snub' Comedy.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-11-09
Summary:

O. Henry, who knew his 'Bagdad on the Subway,' disclosed with colourful accuracy, bizarre adventure of the mysterious underworld. Upton Sinclair and Benjamin B. Hampton changed his vision to motion pictures entitled 'The Money-Changers,' which paints in powerful colours the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-02-02
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Headline: Too Natural
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-06-09
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-06-09
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-11-13
Summary:

Following on their season at the Theatre Royal, the Forbes Russell Company are appearing at the Star for three nights, presenting that old favourite 'Paddy, the Next Best Thing.' Performers include Niqua Lewis, Frederick Burtwell, Guy Buckley, Enid Sass and Billie Sinclair. Tonight the…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-11-14
Summary:

Star Theatre hosted Forbes Russell Comedy Company which staged 'Secrets,' the great success now running at the Comedy Theatre, London. Performers include Miss Niqua Lewis, Mr. Frederick Burtwell, Mr. Groves Raines, Miss Constance Medwyn and Miss Billie Sinclair. The performance of the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-11-15
Summary:

For its final performance in the Colony, the Forbes Russell Company presented one of its greatest successes in 'The Naughty Wife.' Last night, the audience at the Star found it greatly to its taste. Performers include Miss Lewis, Frederick Burtwell, Guy Buckley and Billie Sinclair.…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-01-11
Summary:

Lean Baird shows 'The Heart Line' of Fancy Gray in the photodrama of Gelette Burgess novel of the same name showing today at the World Theatre. The supporting cast included Jerome Patrick, Frederick Vroom, Ruth Sinclair, Mrs. Charles C. Craig, little Ben Alexander. Frederick A. Thomdon…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-01-11
Summary:

The Heart Line,' presented at the World Theatre for the first time yesterday with Leah Baird starred, scored a decisive hit. It is an intelligent picturization of Gelett Burgess' daringly frank novel. Film plot included. The cast includes Jerome Patrick, Ruth Sinclair, Frederick Vroom…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-05-23
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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-07-01 - 1924-07-04
Summary:

Sinclair Lewis' famous book, 'Main Street,' a Warner Bros. with Florence Vidor and Monte Blue in 9 reels. July 2-3 Remarks: Illustration included.