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: 1918-01-21
Summary:

This afternoon, at 5.15, the Victoria Theatre has a big attraction, for 'Quo Vadis?' is to be screened. This magnificent picture is in seven parts. For tonight, there is a splendid programme, including the third and fourth episodes of 'The Great Secret,' as well as Pathe…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-08-06
Summary:

Notwithstanding counter attractions, the attendance at the Hongkong theatre has been very large during the week, and as the 'Seven Deadly Sins' series is coming soon to an end, and a new production from William Fox is being now announced, it is expected that the patronage will be…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-05-19
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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-06-08
Summary:

The development and growth of the film industry and its place in modern life were discussed by Mr. Wilmer with a reporter of the Telegraph yesterday. Mr. Wilmer is well-known as a leading figure in the cinema trade, being a partner in the firm of Wilmer and Vincent of New York, an enterprising…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-07-01
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-08-04
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Headline: Acting the Fool
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-10-26
Summary:

It is told that there will be 25,000 people engaged in the production of Douglas Fairbank's Robin Hood film. – Japan Chronicle

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-10-27
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-11-02
Summary:

Charlie Chaplin, in the flesh, will be in Hongkong next March, accompanied by Mary Pickford and Douglas Fairbanks. Efforts will also be made to induce D. W. Griffith to join the party. This news was given yesterday by Mr. George Mooser, a well-known play producer and film manager. He is the…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-01-04
Summary:

New Scala Theatre screened a 'super' production film entitled 'Passion.' This will be the first screening of a German film in London since the outbreak of the war in November. The film was screened in Germany under the name of 'Madame du Barry' [sic] featuring Mlle…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-01-18
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-02-01
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-04-19