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: 1914-12-21
Summary:

The picture 'The Plaything of His Luck' was screened on Saturday evening at Victoria. The bill also includes the Gaumont Graphic, 'Artemio in Love' and 'The Strength of Men.' Mr. Bert Flatt and Miss Flo Brooks performed.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-09-04
Summary:

The New Hongkong Cinematograph was well filled last evening by an appreciative audience, who thoroughly enjoyed both the pictures and the music. The programme was of a capital description. 'A Daughter of Eve' in five reels, was the premier film. A Gaumont Graphic film was also quite…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-09-11
Summary:

At the New Hongkong Theatre, a fine four-part Italian film, 'The Waitress Countess,' is being shown. The Gaumont Graphic contains a number of well-taken and most interesting photographs dealing with the war and other matters of topical interest, and there are further attractions in the…

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-04-21
Summary:

The Bijou Theatre is screening two very interesting pictures tonight: 'The Corsair,' a detective drama in six parts; and a Gaumont Graphic, showing the Allies in the East. There will be several changes of programme next week, on account of management having arranged to show a series of…

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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: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-03-28
Summary:

The performances at the Coronet yesterday were signalised by capacity houses who immensely enjoyed 'The Sack of Rome,' produced by the author of 'Quo Vadis?' the film sustains the claims made for it as being a beautiful spectacular panorama of Rome under the temporal power of…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-09-15
Summary:

At the Hongkong Theatre, starting from today until Friday, a very fine Paramount picture in five parts entitled 'The Yankee Girl' is being screened, in which Blanche Ring takes the leading role. A two-part comedy, 'Distilled Love' featuring the well-known comedy star Alice…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-10-26
Summary:

The World Theatre's star film 'The Source' is an interesting picture with a plot staged in a lumber camp. Film synopsis included. Other films shown are the Gaumont Graphic and a very funny comedy. At 5.15, the star film is 'Melting Millions,' and first three episodes of…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-07-07
Summary:

A few years ago, two men by the name of Snow spent three years in Africa filming wild animals. The film entitled 'Hunting Big Game' was released in London and it proved to be such a great hit that the London Pavilion ran the production for the whole month. Mr. H.W. Ray of the Hongkong…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-07-27
Summary:

Commencing tomorrow, Coronet Theatre is going to screen 'Hunting Big Game in Africa.' Two American hunters H. A. and Sidney Snow travelled sixty thousand miles through wildest Africa to get the film. Various encounters of the party with different animals are filmed. The picture shows…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-07-30
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is screening a super-film entitled 'Hunting Big Game in Africa.' Mr. H. A. and Sid. Snow travelled over 50,000 miles for this film. Enjoying immense success in London, the picture takes the audiences right into the heart of the jungle and people can enjoy spectacles of…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-07-31
Summary:

Coronet Theatre continues to screen the H.A. Snow's Oakland Expedition to Africa entitled 'Hunting Big Game in Africa,' with packed houses. The picture is one of the best thrillers ever shown in the colony and demonstrates the sincerity of purpose and determination of the…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-08-02
Summary:

Today and tomorrow are the last days of screening of 'Hunting Big Game in Africa' in the Coronet Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-08-03
Summary:

Tonight, for the last time, Coronet Theatre is going to screen 'Hunting Big Game in Africa.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-08-18
Summary:

Coronet Theatre recently screened 'Hunting Big Game in Africa.' Now the theatre is going to screen the photoplay entitled 'Nanook of the North' which gives a detailed view into the life of the Arctic Region. The photoplay was taken by Mr. Robert J. Flattery [sic] who spent a…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-08-18
Summary:

Star Theatre is going to screen 'Hunting Big Game in Africa.' The film was made by H. A. and Sidney Snow in a span of two and a half years in Africa. The film gives the audience a detailed view of the wildlife of the Dark Continent.

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1912-10-21
Summary:

Mr. Bob Stevenson is offering a splendid programme at the Bijou this week. The sketch 'A Gossip by the Wayside' is the most amusing dialogue between Mr. Stephenson and Miss Ada Rowley. 'The Fisherman's Son' is a magnificent picture story; 'Love and a Motor,' an…

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Headline: The Bijou
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-04-14
Summary:

The pictures shown at the Bijou Scenic Theatre were of high merit. The Pathe Gazette and the Gaumont Graphic, showing principal world's happenings were interesting. Miss Violet Bonnetta was given a rousing reception by the audience.

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-05-12
Summary:

At the Bijou, Miss Violet Bonnet is delighting all comers with her songs, and the pictures are good. They include another funny Max Linder episode and a new and highly sensational Nick Winter story. The Pathe Gazette and Gaumont Graphic both contain some fine photographs of events in Europe and…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-09-27
Summary:

An especially good programme is being offered at the Victoria, including two or three good comics – one by Max Linder; the Gaumont graphic, with a remarkably fine picture of the last Derby; and a historical film. This later is one of the best coloured pictures produced by Pathe Freres. Mr.…