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: 1917-08-08
Summary:

Victoria Theatre will commence to screen a mystery film 'The Shielding Shadow' on Friday. In the past, Pathe's serial 'Elaine,' 'Red Circle,' 'The Perils of Pauline' and 'The Iron Claw' were very successful. This is the latest Pathe mystery…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-05-25
Summary:

Katherine MacDonald capitalised as the 'American Beauty' has certainly made an auspicious start as a First National star in 'The Thunderbolt,' an original creation by J. Grubb Alexander, which is the current attraction at the Coronet. She is supported by Thomas Meighan,…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-05-17
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is going to screen 'The Penalty' this evening. The film is written by Gouverneur Morris, staged by Rex Beach and produced by Goldwyn. Lon Chaney is playing the leading role, who also played a key role in 'The Miracle Man.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-08-17
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is going to screen 'The Devil to Pay' featuring Joseph Dowling who made himself famous in 'The Miracle Man.' Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-09-16
Summary:

Messrs Pathe Freres are preparing a grand film entitled 'The Exploits of Elaine' with Pearl White Pauline in the leading role. 'Lucille Love,' the product of the Universal Gold Seal Company is now being exhibited.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-11-05
Summary:

The war pictures 'The French troops in Argonne' will be staged in two parts, followed by the British Gazette No. 333 showing latest Paris fashions, and the coal strike, Messrs. Lloyd George, Arthur Henderson and Runciman at Cardiff. In addition, the most enthralling drama 'When…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-02-23
Summary:

The Nigger' is the next film to be screened at the Victoria Theatre. 'Les Exploits d'Eclaine' [sic] led by Pearl White is also to hand. This exclusive film is said to be far more thrilling than 'Perils of Pauline.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-03-01
Summary:

The Nigger,' a six-reel drama, will be shown for four nights. William Farnum is the leading actor. This is the first of a series Famous Player Co. films to be shown in Victoria. The film also scored signal successes at the London Shaftesbury Picture Palace and the New York Hippodrome. Later…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-04-27
Summary:

Pathe's masterpiece 'Exploits of Elaine' will be shown every Friday which contains several subjects. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-05-05
Summary:

The first two episodes of 'The Exploit of Elaine' produced by Pathe Freres Co. will be screened at the Victoria Theatre. The cast is headed by Arnold Daly, Pearl White and Childen Lewis. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-05-08
Summary:

At the Victoria Theatre 'The Exploit of Elaine' is attracting much attention. Dramas and comedies are also being shown.

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Headline: The Victoria
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-05-16
Summary:

The Exploits of Elaine,' 'The Foundling' and 'Dolly of the Dailies' will be shown at the Victoria.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-05-20
Summary:

The Exploits of Elaine' become more and more exciting as the various episodes develop. The programme includes 'The Poisoned Room' and 'The Vampire.' The programme contains amusing comic subjects and exciting Pathe colour film 'Tiny Jim and his Sister.' Pathe…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-05-22
Summary:

Many had to be turned away as there was not enough room to view 'Exploit of Elaine.' On Friday, two 'hooligan' disturbed the audience.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-05-29
Summary:

The programme comprised of interesting pictures by the Humphrey Bishop Co. The feature film of the weekend was 'The Exploits of Elaine,' the 7th and 8th episodes, film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-05-30
Summary:

The further 'Exploits of Elaine' at the Victoria Theatre are as exciting as the proceeding pictures, an interesting picture showing birds and animals from Brazil, adds to an already most absorbing programme.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-06-05
Summary:

The crowded houses of Saturday and Sunday again testified to the popularity of Pathe's wonderful film 'The Exploits of Elaine.' 'The Lady of the Camelia' [sic] and Charlie Chaplin's 'Caught in a Cabaret' will be screened soon.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-06-13
Summary:

At the Victoria Theatre, 'The Exploits of Elaine' are now nearing the end and the final films will be staged on Friday. Tonight, a fine drama entitled 'Under the Tricolour' will also be screened.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-07-01
Summary:

The new series of 'Exploits of Elaine,' starring Pearl White, commenced last night at the Victoria Theatre. Comedies are screened at intervals.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-07-10
Summary:

The new 'Exploits of Elaine' attracted crowded houses during the weekend. The programme included some good comic pictures.