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: 1918-08-09 - 1918-08-12
Summary:

August 9-12. The great French drama 'Instinct.' British Gazette No. 455 and 'The Flirt.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-06-11 - 1919-06-14
Summary:

Don't forget tomorrow night 'Moral Suicide.' It was written and produced by Ivan Abramson, the author responsible for such successes as 'Enlighten Thy Daughter,' 'Forbidden Fruits' and 'Sons of the Parents' [sic], etc. Jun 12 remarks: Matinee: '…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-06-17 - 1919-06-18
Summary:

New episodes of 'Hands Up,' 'Stranger from the Sea' and 'The Silver Book.' 'Arizona,' a beautiful scenic, a revelation of the beauty of the country. 'Nothing but Trouble,' always a success with Harold Lloyd. Matinee: 'Moral Suicide.'…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1920-02-06 - 1920-02-07
Summary:

Pathe presents a great seven reel feature 'Moral Suicide.' It was written and produced by Ivan Abramson, the author responsible for such success as 'Enlighten Thy Daughter,' 'Forbidden Fruit' and 'Songs of the Parents.' By special request, Miss Adelaida,…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-08-09 - 1918-08-12
Summary:

August 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th, the great French drama, 'Instinct.' Also British Gazette No. 455, 'The Flirt,' etc. Booking at Anderson's.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-06-12 - 1919-06-13
Summary:

Tonight is a gala night at the Victoria, 'Moral Suicide,' the film that will keep you thinking at talking. Be in your seats before sign ‘house full' goes up. Saturday, matinee at 2.15 and 5 p.m., 'Hands Up' episodes 9 and 10. Prices as usual.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-06-10 - 1919-06-10
Summary:

Moral Suicide' will be screened at the Victoria on Thursday (12th). Nothing that we can say about this picture would adequately describe it. It is the most wonderful film that has been released for many a year. Prices will be as usual. Book your seats immediately.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-06-12 - 1919-06-13
Summary:

Moral Suicide,' the greatest picture that has ever been produced, will be shown at the Victoria Theatre, tonight. Seats not guaranteed unless booked. Be early before ‘house full' sign goes up.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-06-14 - 1919-06-14
Summary:

‘The best' is the laconic reply. Won't you join in this tribute by turning up. Tonight, this picture is running up till Sunday night. Booking at Anderson's.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-06-14 - 1919-06-14
Summary:

A very fine picture' that is what everyone is saying today of 'Moral Suicide.' Being shown up till Sunday night. Saturday matinee feature, 'Hands Up' episodes 9 and 10. Also acrobatic feats and comicalities by Esko's troupe at 2.15 only.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-06-16 - 1919-06-16
Summary:

We are showing for the last time, 'Moral Suicide,' on Wednesday at matinee. We take this opportunity of thanking the public for the nightly packed houses we enjoyed with this picture. Booking at Anderson's.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-02-06 - 1920-02-06
Summary:

Tonight, Pathe presents a great seven-reel feature, 'Moral Suicide,' the greatest picture that has ever been produced. It was written and produced by Ivan Abramson, the author responsible for such success as 'Enlighten Thy Daughter,' 'Forbidden Fruit' and '…

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Headline: The Victoria
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-02-06 - 1920-02-06
Summary:

Tonight at 9.15 p.m., 'Moral Suicide,' the film that will keep you thinking and talking. Matinee at 5.15 p.m., 'Instinct.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-02-07 - 1920-02-07
Summary:

Moral Suicide,' tonight at the Victoria. Matinee tomorrow at 6 p.m., Bertha Kalich in 'Ambition.' February 7 Remarks: Another ad. on page 13.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-06-11
Summary:

There is every indication that on Thursday night the Victoria Theatre will draw a packed house from the way the bookings are going. The occasion will be the screening of the film 'Moral Suicide, or the Slaying of a Soul.' A private exhibition of this picture was accorded to the press.…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-06-12
Summary:

Moral Suicide or the Slaying of a Soul' will be the star film at the Victoria Theatre tonight. Patrons are requested to be early as the demand for seats in pressing. It is an all-round excellent film with a fine plot, beautiful photography and versatile acting.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-06-17
Summary:

Cinema-goers are reminded that 'Moral Suicide' will be screened, by special request, at the Victoria Theatre at the matinee tomorrow (Wednesday). As there were crowded houses last week, when it was produced, we have no doubt that the same will be the case tomorrow. This will be the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-06-10
Summary:

'Moral Suicide' is the punchy title of a new special feature soon to be released by the Victoria Theatre. It is written by Ivan Abramson, whose screen successes included 'Forbidden Fruit,' 'Sins of Ambition,' 'Enlighten Thy Daughter' and 'Sins of the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-06-11
Summary:

Moral Suicide,' a striking film in seven parts, will be shown at the Victoria Theatre. The management also has secured an assortment of good comics.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-06-12
Summary:

Ivan Abramson, author and director of the sensational photo-play 'Moral Suicide,' to be shown at the Victoria Theatre, wrote the story with the purpose of educating the public to the fragilities of human nature. His success photo-dramas included 'A Fool's Paradise,'…