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: 1916-10-11 - 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.

3
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: 1916-11-02 - 1916-11-03
Summary:

Tonight, the 8th episodes of 'The Million Dollar Mystery'; 7th and 8th episodes of 'The Trey O' Hearts'; orchestra in attendance.

5
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-11-04 - 1916-11-07
Summary:

On Nov 4, 9th and 10th episodes of 'The Million Dollar Mystery'; comics, including 'Charlie Chaplin,' orchestra in attendance; on Nov 8, 'Neptune's Daughter' by special request.

6
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-11-08 - 1916-11-09
Summary:

By special request, for 3 nights only, on Nov 8-10, 'Neptune's Daughter' in 7 reels, featuring the world's champion Mermaid, also a graceful dancer; on Nov 11, continuation of 'The Million Dollar Mystery' and 'The Trey O' Hearts.'

7
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-11-11 - 1916-11-14
Summary:

On Nov 11, showing 11th and 12th episodes of 'The Million Dollar Mystery'; 9th episode of 'The Trey O' Hearts,' orchestra in attendance.

8
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-11-15 - 1916-11-17
Summary:

On Nov 15, 13th and 14th episodes of 'The Million Dollar Mystery'; also comic and scenic films.

9
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-11-18 - 1916-11-21
Summary:

Tonight, 15th and 16th episodes of 'The Million Dollar Mystery'; 10th episode of 'The Trey O' Hearts'; also comic films.

10
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-11-22 - 1916-11-24
Summary:

On Nov 22, 17th-19th episodes of 'The Million Dollar Mystery'; on Nov 25, another grand serial film 'Diamond from the Sky.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-11-27 - 1916-11-28
Summary:

On Nov 25, 1st and 2nd episodes of 'Diamond from the Sky' in 5 parts; a grand serial in 30 episodes, 60 parts, including the 20th episode of 'The Million Dollar Mystery.'

12
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-11-29 - 1916-12-01
Summary:

Tonight, the last three episodes (21st-23rd) of 'The Million Dollar Mystery'; also comics; on Dec 2, the continuation fo the 3rd, 4th and 5th episodes of 'The Diamond from the Sky.'

13
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-05-21 - 1919-05-23
Summary:

21st, 22nd and 23rd May, showing Paramount feature in 5 parts from Charles Dickens' famous novel, 'Great Expectations,' featuring Louise Huff and Jack Pickford. Also various comics. Booking at the Theatre.

14
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-06-03 - 1919-06-03
Summary:

Matinee at 5 p.m., today (Tuesday), 3rd June, by special request, 'Great Expectations' in 5 parts by Charles Dickens, featuring the great and beautiful star Louise Huff. See it for the last time. For one matinee only.

15
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-06-03 - 1919-06-04
Summary:

Tonight, Pauline Frederick in 'The Love That Lives,' Paramount photoplay in 5 parts and comics. Today matinee at 5 p.m., by request, showing Charles Dickens' play in 5 parts, 'Great Expectations.' Wednesday 4th, Thursday 5th and Friday 6th, June, 'Mr. Grex of Monte…

16
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-07-25 - 1919-07-29
Summary:

26th, 27th, 28th and 29th July at 9.15 p.m. performance, showing 'The Fall of a Nation' in 7 parts, 7,000 feet, the most stupendous and amazing film production in the world's history, written by Thomas Dixon, featuring Virginia Holland [sic]. Saturday's matinee and 7.15 p.m.…

17
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-07-30 - 1919-07-30
Summary:

30th, 31st July and 1st August at 5.15 p.m. performance, showing 5th and 6th episodes of 'The Moon Child.' 7.15 p.m. performance and Wednesday's matinee, showing 'The Fall of a Nation' in 7 parts. Booking at the theatre.

18
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-11-04 - 1919-11-04
Summary:

By special request, one night only, Wednesday 5th November at 9.15 p.m. sharp, 'The Fall of a Nation,' the great musical spectacle complete in 8 parts. Booking at the theatre begins from 9 a.m. Tuesday. Friday 7th to Monday 10th at 9.15 p.m., also Friday and Monday matinees, Crystine […

19
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-11-05 - 1919-11-05
Summary:

One night only, Wednesday, 5th November, 'The Fall of a Nation,' the greatest war picture in 8 parts. Usual prices. Booking at the theatre.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-10-16
Summary:

There were good houses at the new Hongkong Theatre on Saturday and Sunday nights, when the first and second episodes of the new American serial 'The Million Dollar Mystery' were given. The film promises to be a success.