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.

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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: 1916-11-02 - 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.

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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.

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.'

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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: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-03-25 - 1922-03-28
Summary:

Grace Cunard in 'Hell's Crater,' in 5 parts. Joe Martin in 'A Monkey Movie Star.'

14
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…

17
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.