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: 1916-11-04 - 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: 1917-05-09 - 1917-05-11
Summary:

From May 9-11, showing a thrilling drama 'The Price of Blood' in 4 parts; also comedies with Charlie Chaplin.

3
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-06-27 - 1917-06-29
Summary:

Tonight, 'The Pointsman's Daughter' (drama); 'Mama Is Asleep' (comedy in 2 parts); 'The Iron Claw,' 11th and 12th episodes (2 parts each).

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-08-21 - 1918-08-23
Summary:

21st, 22nd and 23rd August, showing the final episodes of 'Mary Page.' Also Gaumont Graphic and comics. Saturday 24th August, screening Paramount feature in 5 parts, 'Victory of Conscience.'

5
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-09-07 - 1918-09-10
Summary:

Saturday 7th to Tuesday 10th September, showing 3rd and 4th episodes of 'The Secret Kingdom,' etc. Wednesday 11th, September, showing a Paramount feature in 5 parts, 'Victory of Conscience.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-09-11 - 1918-09-13
Summary:

11th, 12th and 13th September, showing a Paramount feature in 5 parts, 'Victory of Conscience,' including Paramount Gazette and comics. Saturday 14th September, continuing 5th and 6th episodes of 'The Secret Kingdom.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-08-06 - 1919-08-07
Summary:

6th, 7th and 8th August, showing dramatic film in 4 parts, 'One of Millions' and various comics. Saturday 9th August, see 9th and 10th episodes of 'The Moon Child.' Booking at the theatre.

8
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-08-08 - 1919-08-08
Summary:

Tonight 9.15 p.m. performance, showing 'One of Millions' in 4 parts and comics. 7.15 p.m. performance, showing a new serial, 1st, 2nd and 3rd episodes of 'The Bull's Eye.' Booking at the theatre.

9
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-08-09 - 1919-08-09
Summary:

Saturday 9th and Monday 11th August, showing 9th and 10th episodes of 'The Moon Child' and comics. Sunday's matinee at 6 p.m., showing 'One of Millions.' Booking at the theatre.

10
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…

11
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.

12
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.

13
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-08-21
Summary:

The Hongkong Theatre screens the final episodes of a serial film'Mary Page.' Also, the Gaumont Graphic and selected comics will be shown in the intervals. Paramount feature 'Victory of Conscience' featuring Miss Lov-Tellgen [sic] in five reels will be screened on Saturday. As…

14
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.

15
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-08-04
Summary:

The management of the Hongkong Theatre is presenting a magnificent and costly films from the World Film Corporation of New York, entitled 'One of Millions,' featuring the renowned actress Laura Sawyer. Film synopsis included.

16
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…

17
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-09-06
Summary:

From tomorrow until Tuesday the third and fourth episodes of the 'The Secret Kingdom' will be screened in the Hongkong Theatre. On Wednesday the 17th a 'Paramount' feature in 5 parts entitled the 'Victory of Conscience' will be exhibited, with selected comics.

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

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

19
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…