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: 1916-08-18 - 1916-08-18
Summary:

Tonight, a special item 'Black Box Mystery' [sic] in 15 episodes by E. P. Oppenheim, England's great mystery fiction writer, played by the British film favourite Henry Rawlinson and Anna Little.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-08-18 - 1916-08-19
Summary:

An astounding programme: on Aug 19, Pathe's great photoplay 'The Golden Sword Knot' in 3 reels; 'The Black Box Mystery [sic]' by Phillip Oppenheim in 15 episodes; Pathe's British Gazette: The Great War: In Alsace and The Great War: (2nd series) Allies in the Near…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-08-21 - 1916-08-21
Summary:

On Aug 21, a thrilling programme: 'Black Box Mystery' [sic] in 2 episodes; Charlie Chaplin and other comics; on Aug 22, 'The Avenging Sea' (drama in 2 parts); 3nd episodes of 'Black Box Mystery' [sic] in 4 parts; comics: 'Droppington's Devilish Deed…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-08-23 - 1916-08-26
Summary:

A variety of programme; 'The Menace,' topical play in 2 parts (film d'art); 'Max Joins the Colours,' Max Linder, on the battlefields since the outbreak of the war, has made this comic picture during a short leave from the front (don't miss seeing it); Pathe British…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-08-26 - 1916-08-26
Summary:

On Aug 25, the thrilling detective serial play 'The Black Box Mystery' [sic] in 2 parts; Pathe's topical play 'The Menace' in 2 parts; 'Max Linder Joins the Colours,' 1st picture of Max since the war; Pathe's British Gazette: 'The Great War: New…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-08-29 - 1916-08-29
Summary:

On Aug 29, the great detective film 'The Blue Diamond' in 3 parts; 4th series of 'The Black Box Mystery' [sic]; comics: 'The Professors Experiment'; 'Poor Policy'; 'Three Mothers in Law'; 'Billy Boy's Bad Tip'; interesting: Pathe…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-08-31 - 1916-09-02
Summary:

On Sep 1, marvellous attractions at 'the Vic': performance by Dr. Rowe and Mora; the great detective film 'The Adventures of Nat Pinkerton' in 3 parts; 5th episode of 'The Black Box Mystery' [sic]; interesting: Pathe's British Gazette, The Great War: In the…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-10-11 - 1916-10-13
Summary:

Tonight, two powerful dramas in 3 parts each: 'The Officer's Servant' and 'A Tragical Experiment'; also comic cartoon; look out for Oct 14, serial exclusive feature 'The Million Dollar Mystery' in 23 episodes.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-10-13 - 1916-10-14
Summary:

The thrilling 'Million Dollar Mystery' in 23 episodes, consisting of 46 parts, the greatest, grandest, most sensational and elaborate serial ever produced, commencing Oct 14.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-10-14 - 1916-10-17
Summary:

On Oct 14, serial feature, 1st and 2nd episodes of 'The Million Dollar Mystery'; comedy: 'Oscar in Search of a Wife' in 2 parts; orchestra performance.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-10-17 - 1916-10-18
Summary:

Another startling feature 'The Trey O' Hearts,' three episodes will be screened every week, commencing Oct 18; on Oct 21, see 3rd and 4th episodes of 'The Million Dollar Mystery.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-10-18 - 1916-10-19
Summary:

On Oct 18, serial feature, 1st, 2nd and 3rd episodes of 'The Trey O' Hearts' in 15 episodes of 30 parts, orchestra in attendance; on Oct 21, see 3rd and 4th episodes of 'The Million Dollar Mystery.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-10-20 - 1916-10-24
Summary:

On Oct 20, see 3rd and 4th episodes of 'The Million Dollar Mystery'; a farce comedy 'The Trouserless Policeman' in 2 parts, orchestra in attendance.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-10-25 - 1916-10-27
Summary:

On Oct 25-27, showing two serial exclusives: 5th episodes of 'The Million Dollar Mystery' and 4th and 5th episodes of 'The Trey O' Hearts,' orchestra in attendance.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-10-28 - 1916-10-30
Summary:

On Oct 28, 6th and 7th episodes of 'Million Dollar Mystery' and 6th episodes of 'The Trey O' Hearts,' orchestra in attendance.

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-11-08 - 1916-11-09
Summary:

On Nov 8-10, tonight at 9.15 pm, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th episodes of 'The Million Dollar Mystery,' a picturized romantic novel in 23 episodes.

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-12-06 - 1916-12-08
Summary:

From Dec 6-8, tonight at 9.15 pm, 19th episode of 'The Broken Coin' in 2 reels, full of thrills and excitement; the final episodes of 'The Million Dollar Mystery' in 4 reels; also Keystone comics.

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Headline: Palisade
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1916-08-18 - 1916-08-21
Summary:

(Out-of-door pictures, location near post office, Kowloon) 'The Black Box' (by Universal) acted by Herbert Rawlinson. The first and second episodes are displayed tonight. Photo of the actor included. Programme including the drama 'The Bride of the Haunted Castle,' 'The…

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Headline: Palisade
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1916-08-22 - 1916-08-24
Summary:

(Out-of-door pictures, location near post office, Kowloon) 'The Pocket Wireless' in 2 parts and 'The Black Box' (by Universal) are displayed tonight. Photo of the actor (Herbert Rawlinson) included. A drama in 3 parts, 'The Life of Georgi Carpentier' [sic],…

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Headline: Palisade
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1916-08-25 - 1916-08-28
Summary:

(Out-of-door pictures, location near post office, Kowloon) The fourth and fifth episodes of 'The Black Box' (by Universal) are displayed tonight. Photo of the actor (Herbert Rawlinson) included. A drama in 3 reels, Comedy and Tragedy. Picture including Kitchener's Army. Comics…