A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-01-05 - 1922-01-09
Summary:

Today 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., 'A Beggar in Purple,' also 'Wood Simps.' 2.30 and 7.15 p.m. performances, 1st, 2nd and 3rd episodes of 'The Diamond Queen' featuring Eileen Sedgwick. Booking at the Theatre (Telephone 1337). January 5 Remarks: On page 5, another ad. on…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-02-05 - 1923-02-05
Summary:

The Coronet: Doris Keane in Romance. Kowloon Theatre: Tonight only, A Beggar in Purple.

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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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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-02-03 - 1923-02-03
Summary:

The Coronet: Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Silas Marner in 7 reels, The Stone Age and British Gazette. Kowloon Theatre: No show tonight. Sunday, February 4th, A Beggar in Purple.

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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.

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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.

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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.'

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.'