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: 1916-11-07
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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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-05-10
Summary:

A beautiful drama 'The Price [sic] of Blood' is now being screened in the Hongkong Theatre. It comprises of four reels. There are also Chaplin comics.

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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: 1918-04-03
Summary:

Universal's 'The Red Ace' was screened and a new drama 'Jane Cowl' together with Charlie Chaplin's comic films will be shown.

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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…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-09-17
Summary:

The attraction at the Hongkong Theatre is two further episodes of the 'Secret Kingdom.' Further chapters will follow on Saturday while Charlie Chaplin films will be screened on Wednesday.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-01-10
Summary:

There will be a special matinee at the Hongkong Theatre showing a thrilling drama 'The Fatal Ring' in five parts and various comics.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-10-08
Summary:

Commencing tonight the splendid film 'Neptune's Daughter' is being shown at the Hongkong Theatre, featuring the popular star Annette Kellerman in the leading role. On Saturday, further episodes of the serial 'Houdini' are being screened, together with some comic pictures…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-06-15
Summary:

Tonight will be the last showing of the picture 'Common Law,' in seven parts, at Hongkong Theatre. It is from the well-known story of Robert W. Chambers, and is presented by Lewis J. Selznick on the screen, featuring Clara Kimball Young. The subsequent episodes of 'The Carter Case…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-09-18
Summary:

The Charlie Chaplin programme starts at the Hongkong Cinema Theatre tonight.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-09-19
Summary:

The management of the Hongkong Theatre is presenting tonight and tomorrow nights, a Charlie Chaplin programme.

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Headline: The Kinemas
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-05-12
Summary:

The Victoria Theatre has been getting full houses with 'The Waifs,' a Gladys Hulette picture that appeals, and for a Wiffle comic. The Coronet Theatre is full every night also, Smith and Bella Jackson were the 'drawers.' The pictures are striking. The Hongkong Theatre has a…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-10-07
Summary:

Next Wednesday and on the 9th and 10th inst. A masterpiece film in seven parts entitled the 'Neptune's Daughter' will be screened, featuring Miss Annette Kellermann [sic] as the protagonist. On Saturday next the 11th inst. The 5th and 6th episode of the serial film 'Houdini…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-03-12
Summary:

From today until Tuesday next a Paramount picture in five parts, 'Pretty Mrs Smith' featuring Fritzie [sic] Scheff, will be screened at the Hongkong Theatre. Fatty Arbuckle will be seen in a delightful 2-part love comedy. At the 7:15 performance a new serial in fifteen episodes '…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-03-30
Summary:

The change of programme at the Hongkong Theatre tonight brings a most interesting 6-part drama 'Fighting Cressy,' featuring the popular star Blanche Sweet. At the 7.15 p.m. performance the 9th and 10th episodes of the serial film the 'Iron Test,' will be screened. Special…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-04-23
Summary:

From today until Tuesday night a 5-part drama 'The Ruler of the Road,' featuring Frank Keenan will be screened at the Hongkong Theatre. Interesting Pathe Gazette and comedies will also be screened. At 7.15 p.m. the 13th and 14th episodes of the 'Iron Test' will be shown.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-03-14
Summary:

A Paramount picture in five parts, 'Pretty Mrs. Smith,' featuring Fritzi Scheff, is being screened at the Hongkong Theatre. The popular Fatty is appearing in a comic entitled 'Fatty Arbuckle in Love.' Also, at the 7.15 performance a thrilling serial picture, 'The Iron…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-03-18
Summary:

A Paramount picture film, in five parts entitled 'The Clever Mrs. Carfax,' featuring Julian Eltinage, is being screened at the Hongkong Theatre. Meanwhile, a comic film, 'A Brass Monkey,' will be released. The subsequent episodes of the serial picture 'The Iron Test…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-04-25
Summary:

The 'Ruler of the Road,' a five-reel drama, in which Frank Keenan is seen at his best, is being screened at the Hongkong Theatre. Pathe's Gazette and an interesting comic make up a splendid programme. The serial film 'The Iron Test' (13th and 14th episodes) is shown at…