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: 1916-10-16
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.

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

Following up the success of its other big pictures, the Hongkong Theatre is showing a new dramatic trial film 'The Trey o' Hearts.' Three episodes will be screened every week, beginning from tomorrow. Next Saturday the third and fourth episodes of 'The Million Dollar Mystery…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-10-23
Summary:

The Hongkong Theatre saw some full houses on Saturday and Sunday, testifying to the popularity of the new American film 'The Million Dollar Mystery.' In addition to the 3rd and 4th episodes of this, a very bright little two-part Gaumont comic was shown, 'The Trouserless Policeman…

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

The Hong Kong Theatre is at present running two serials 'The Million Dollar Mystery' and 'The Trey o' Hearts.' Film synopsis included.

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

The increasing popularity of this new theatre was again shown on Saturday and Sunday by the enormous numbers of spectators that presented themselves. Now instalments of 'The Trey o' Hearts' and 'The Million Dollar Mystery' were put on the screen and, in addition, an…

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

The Hongkong Theatre, for three nights will screen the popular seven part picture 'Neptune's Daughter,' in which the Annette Kellerman plays the leading part. Last night, the 9th and 10th episodes 'The Million Dollar Mystery' and a Charlie Chaplin picture were shown. In…

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Headline: Hongkong
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-11-21
Summary:

There was a good attendance at the Hongkong Theatre during the last few nights, the pictures on show being 'The Million Dollar Mystery,' 'The Trey of Hearts' and some good comics. There will be a new programme tomorrow.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-11-23
Summary:

There was fairly good house at the Hongkong Theatre last night, the attraction being 'The Million Dollar Mystery,' Parts 17, 18, and 19. There will be a change of programme on Saturday, when the opening episodes of a new American serial will be shown. The title of the new picture is…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-05-07
Summary:

What would you do if you loved a girl and your mother disliked her? This is the question for you to answer when you see 'The Cabaret Girl' tonight at the Hongkong Theatre. It is a most amusing picture in which Ruth Clifford takes the leading role. And another laughable comedy in two…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-09-24
Summary:

This week's programme at the Hongkong Theatre beings the popular Max Linder on the screen in a comedy of two acts entitled 'Max Comes Cross' [sic] followed by a beautiful war drama 'When Arizona Won,' in which Shorty Hamilton takes the leading role. The programme…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-10-15
Summary:

At the Hongkong Theatre this afternoon and this evening, is being screened the super-production drama 'Borrowed Clothes' in which Mildred Harris takes the leading role. At the 7.15 performance, the first two episodes of a new serial 'The Screaming Shadow' will be shown. The…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-10-19
Summary:

The programme at the Hongkong Theatre is an attractive one. Harry Carey sustains the leading role in 'The Freeze Out' [sic], a Universal-Jewel production in five parts. A splendid two-act comedy entitled 'Roaring Love Affair' in which Harry Sweet is the principal and the…

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

This afternoon, the fine photodrama entitled 'The Sheriff's Son' is being shown at the Hongkong Theatre. Charles Ray is in the leading role. A comedy, with Screen Magazine will also be shown.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-11-12
Summary:

The weekend feature of the programme at the Hongkong Theatre will be the magnificent seven-part drama entitled 'Beware of Strangers.' The popular dramatic star Thomas Lantchi [sic] takes the leading role. There will be interesting screen magazines and comics in addition.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-12-07
Summary:

At the Hongkong Theatre, 'The Return of Draw Egan' is being screened. It is a five-reel drama featuring William S. Hart and has been described as one of the most interesting productions. In addition, two excellent comedies, 'Kill or Cure' and 'Mixed Nuts,' together…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-12-02
Summary:

The concluding episodes of the film 'The Million Dollar Mystery' were completed and a serial film will be screened. 'Diamond from the Sky' is excepted to screen soon.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-02-18
Summary:

The Tramp' featuring Henry Krauss will be screened tonight at the Victoria Theatre. Pathe's British and American Gazettes are really good this week and comic pictures are worth seeing. A well-known cinema serial 'The Fatal Ring' featuring Pearl White is expected shortly from…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-03-20
Summary:

To the Editor S. C. M. Post – A scheme has been arranged for a cinema entertainment to take place at the Royal Artillery Theatre. It is to be added that the proposed entertainments are supported by the Pathe firm. The first performance included Pathe's 'The Fatal Ring.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-03-25
Summary:

With reference to the recent announcement of the Cinema performances for the troops and their friends at the Royal Artillery Theatre, it should be stated that 'The Fatal Ring' is being presented by the permission of the management of the Victoria Theatre. Successful entertainments will…

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Headline: The Cinemas
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-04-15
Summary:

Seats were fully occupied at Victoria and Hongkong Theatre. In the twentieth century the role of a hero is played by a female rather than male and Pearl White fulfils every requirement in the 'Fatal Ring.' Film synopsis included. Many interesting films will be shown in the programme…