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: 1921-10-15
Summary:

At the Hongkong Theatre this afternoon and this evening, is being screened the super-production drama 'Borrowed Clothes' in which Mildred Harris takes the leading role. At the 7.15 performance, the first two episodes of a new serial 'The Screaming Shadow' will be shown. The…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-10-19
Summary:

The programme at the Hongkong Theatre is an attractive one. Harry Carey sustains the leading role in 'The Freeze Out' [sic], a Universal-Jewel production in five parts. A splendid two-act comedy entitled 'Roaring Love Affair' in which Harry Sweet is the principal and the…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-11-01
Summary:

One of the most successful photo-plays ever produced by Thomas H. Ince is 'A Family Skeleton' in which is featured that popular artist Charles Ray. This five-reeled picture had tremendous success in the States and will be screened at the Hongkong Theatre tomorrow night until Friday.…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-11-09
Summary:

This week's programme at the Hongkong Theatre is an attractive one. Dorothy Dalton will be seen in a magnificent drama entitled 'Back of the Man' in five parts, concluding with various comedies. At 7.15 p.m., 'The Screaming Shadow' will be continued.

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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: 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: 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: 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: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-10-28
Summary:

At the Hongkong Theatre is being screened a Paramount picture presented by Thomas H. Ince, entitled 'The Sheriff's Son,' in which Charles Roy [sic] takes the leading role. The photoplay was written by William McLeod, directed by Victor Schertzinger and photographed by Chester…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-11-02
Summary:

One of the latest and most successful stunts worked by Thomas H. Ince paramount attraction is the film entitled 'A Family Skeleton' wherein Charles Ray features in the principal role, and it will be screened in Hongkong Theatre. While Charlies Chaplin's 'Shanghaied' and…

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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…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-10-19
Summary:

At the Hongkong Theatre, Harry Carey will again make an appearance in 'The Freeze Out.' It is a Universal Jewel drama in five parts, and is followed by a comedy entitled 'The Roaring Love Affair,' in which Harry Sweet takes the main role. In addition, Ben Wilson and Vera…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-11-02
Summary:

One of the latest of the Thomas H. Ince Paramount attractions is the film entitled 'A Family Skeleton,' wherein the playwright Charles Ray features in the leading role. Besides, Charlie Chaplin will appear in 'Shanghaied.' 'The Screaming Shadow' will be continued as…