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: 1916-01-24 - 1916-01-26
Summary:

On Jan 25, the powerful dramas 'A Life Redeemed' in 2 parts; 'Mid Racing Beasts' with comic and interesting pictures; on Jan 26, a night with the HK police reserve, performance by the Big Brass Band and Skirl 'O'; see 'Wiffles the Victim of Jealousy' and…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-01-17 - 1922-01-23
Summary:

Commencing January 20 for four nights at 9.15 p.m., 'Outside the Law,' starring Priscilla Dean, in 8 parts. Dazzling heroine of 'The Virgin of Stamboul' and Lon Chaney star of 'The Miracle Man' and 'The Penalty.' A Universal-Jewel production. Prices of…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-04-15 - 1922-04-15
Summary:

There are only two British picture houses in the Colony! The Coronet: Mayflower's greatest film since 'The Miracle Man,' 'The Deep Purple,' in 7 reels. Kowloon Theatre: Harold Lloyd in his latest comedy special, 'Among Those Present,' and Madge Kennedy in…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-05-17 - 1922-05-18
Summary:

The Coronet: At 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, Rex Beach presents Gouverneur Morris' story, 'The Penalty,' featuring Lon Chaney (the 'Frog' in 'The Miracle Man). Kowloon Theatre: Wednesday & Thursday, Pauline Frederick in 'The Peace of Roaring River,' and…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-05-19 - 1922-05-20
Summary:

The Coronet: At 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, Rex Beach presents Gouverneur Morris' story, 'The Penalty,' featuring Lon Chaney (the 'Frog' in 'The Miracle Man). Kowloon Theatre: Tonight, Mary Pickford in 'Captain Kidd, Jr.' May 19 Remarks: Fox-trot…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-08-09 - 1922-08-16
Summary:

Teaser ads for the film 'The Devil to Pay.' Remarks: The ads didn't mention the theatre's name, surmised from other ads. 4 ads. per day in difference pages. August 16 Remarks: The cast includes Joseph Dowling ('The Miracle Man'), Robert McKim, Roy Stewart and Fritzi…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1920-12-01 - 1920-12-03
Summary:

Tonight, 'The Miracle Man.' At 7.15 p.m., 'The Mystery of 13' episodes 5 and 6.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1920-12-24 - 1920-12-24
Summary:

Harold Lloyd in the most successful of hi $100,000 comedies 'Haunted Spooks.' Tom Moore and Mae Marsh in Goldwyn's delightful Xmas play, 'The Cinderella Man' by George Loane Tucker of 'Miracle Man' fame. The Coronet Review accompanied by the Coronet Jazz Band…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-06-20 - 1921-06-20
Summary:

The Coronet: At 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 & 9.15, Harold Lloyd in 'Get Out and Get Under' and Mitchell Lewis in 'The Last of His People.' The Kowloon: At 9.15, 'The Miracle Man.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-06-01 - 1915-06-02
Summary:

On June 1, a thrilling & startling drama 'Absinthe' in 4 parts - 3,000 feet long; a sore cure for the drink habit, 'Wiffles Has a Lucky Escape,' comedy in 2 parts - 1,200 feet long; 'Perils of Pauline,' 5th and 6th episodes on June 4.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-06-04 - 1915-06-05
Summary:

On June 4, the picture of the hour, 'Perils of Pauline,' 5th & 6th episodes, showing Pauline's terrible ordeal in a Chinese 'Jose House,' her thrilling experience in the air & her escape from a balloon; Pathe's Gazette latest news; comic, industrial &…

12
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-06-07 - 1915-06-09
Summary:

On June 8, the thrilling detective dramas, 'Harry the Swell' and 'On the Santa F. E. Trail'; latest gazettes; comic, interesting & historical pictures; On June 11, 7th & 8th episodes of the 'Perils of Pauline.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-06-10 - 1915-06-12
Summary:

On June 11, 7th & 8th episodes of the 'Perils of Pauline,' more exciting than ever; Pathe's latest gazettes; interesting, comic & historical films; 'Expected Shortly,' the great film of the Olympic sports in Shanghai.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-06-14 - 1915-06-16
Summary:

On June 15, two magnificent pictures in 2 parts each of 2,000 feet long, 'The Doll' and 'American Born'; comic educational & interesting films, Albert Morrow in the 'Haunted House'; performance by Prof. Gonzales; 9th & 10th episodes of the 'Perils of…

15
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-06-17 - 1915-06-19
Summary:

On June 18, an unsurpassed programme, 9th & 10th episodes of the 'Perils of Pauline' [sic], see these episodes as Pauline is captured by smugglers and disguises herself as an angel against her plotters; Pathe's latest gazettes and don't forget the famous keystone comics…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-06-21 - 1915-06-23
Summary:

On June 22, the great dramatic film 'Her Mistaken Choice' in 3 parts of 3,000 feet long; 'Wiffles at the Hydro,' 'The Far Eastern Olympic Games,' this fine film must interest all, showing all the chief events, scenes of great local interest and exciting finishes; On…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-06-26 - 1915-06-26
Summary:

On June 25, the topic on every tongue, the topic in every household is 'The Perils of Pauline' in 4 reels, 11th & 12th episodes, see Pauline with the lions; Pathe's latest British Gazette; Keystone comics; On June 26, 4 round spar, Faddy Finn v. Witty Crockett in full boxing…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-06-28 - 1915-06-29
Summary:

On June 29, another startling programme at this popular theatre, the great dramatic feature film 'The Ways of Life' in 4 parts - length 3,000 feet; Pathe's Animated Gazette (interesting); 'Wiffles Gets a Divorce'; On July 2, 12th & 14th episodes of 'Perils of…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-07-01 - 1915-07-03
Summary:

On July 2, the great feature film which has caused such a sensation, 13th & 14th episodes of 'Perils of Pauline'; Pathe's British Gazette, showing the mobilising of women, trench cookery, Russian artillery in action, and full of interesting events; also Pathe's comics,…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-07-05 - 1915-07-08
Summary:

On July 6, the great dramatic feature film 'The Letters of the Law' in 2 parts, 2,000 feet long; the fine comedy picture, 'The Suffragette' in 2 parts, 2,000 feet long; Pathe's gazettes, comics, and historical films; On July 9, 15th & 16th episodes of 'Perils of…