A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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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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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: 1918-05-23
Summary:

By arrangement with the Hongkong Film Exchange Company, Hongkong Theatre have secured the sole rights for China of exceptional films. The first is from the story of Rex Beach, 'The Barrier' issued by the Rex Beach Motion Picture Company. Another is 'The Mormon Maid' featuring…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-05-24
Summary:

An exclusive drama-picture 'Jack of Diamonds' is now being screened at the Hongkong Theatre and pictures will be screened at matinees, including 'A Soul Enslaved,' Rex Beach's 'The Barrier.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-05-25
Summary:

A special screening of Rex Beach's 'The Barrier' will be shown at the Hongkong Theatre. The picture has a comprehensive plot with the last part most thrilling of all. Film review included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-05-27
Summary:

Hongkong Theatre is showing Rex Beach's 'The Barrier.' Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-06-01
Summary:

The second of the series 'The Lust of the Ages' from the book by Aaton Hoffman will be shown tonight, starring Lillian Walker. Repeat performances of 'The Barrier' will be given this afternoon matinees.

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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: 1919-08-04
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.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-08-06
Summary:

Notwithstanding counter attractions, the attendance at the Hongkong theatre has been very large during the week, and as the 'Seven Deadly Sins' series is coming soon to an end, and a new production from William Fox is being now announced, it is expected that the patronage will be…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-08-19
Summary:

This week's programme at the Hongkong Theatre should attract the children. The new drama 'A Child of the Paris Streets,' in which Mae Marsh takes the principal part, deserves good houses. Another fine picture is 'His Naughty Thought,' also a very acceptable film. Fox…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-08-25
Summary:

Through some unavoidable delay Fox's production 'Patsy' has not yet arrived at the Hongkong Theatre, and in its place another picture from the same source, 'Durand of the Bad Lands,' has been screening from last Saturday. From today a Triangle plays in five parts, '…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-08-08
Summary:

The Hongkong Theatre will show 'Bull's Eye' this afternoon. There are several programmes, including a film 'Moon Child' and a drama 'One of the millions.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-08-09
Summary:

Hongkong Theatre is showing the 9th and 10th episodes of the magnificent serial film 'The Moon Child.' The programme includes screening of 'One of Millions' and 'Bull's Eye.' Some exceptionally good comedies will be screened at intervals.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-08-03
Summary:

At the Hongkong Theatre last night 'Passion,' another episode of the 'Seven Deadly Sins' was shown to large audiences. The next of the series will be 'Wrath' with H. B. Warner playing the lead role. Coming shortly will be the famous Fox star, June Caprice, in '…

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Headline: Kinema Notes
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-08-12
Summary:

At the Hongkong Theatre, the last and most deadly of the 'Seven Sins' is being shown. On Saturday next 'The Pretty Sister of Jose,' a Paramount picture feature Marguerite Clark, will be screened. 'Patsy,' a Fox Production, has not yet arrived. New Vitagraph comedies…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-08-24
Summary:

The Fox production 'Patsy' has not yet arrived, while 'Durand of the Bad Lands' is being shown in Hongkong Theatre. Dustin Farnum takes the leading role. Tomorrow a brilliant Triangle 5-part play, 'Flying Colours' featuring William Desmond will be screened.…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-09-06
Summary:

At last the Fox production 'Patsy' featuring June Caprice has arrived Hongkong Theatre for screenings. Fox comedy is shown with it.

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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…