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: 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 &…

3
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…

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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…

10
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…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-07-09 - 1915-07-10
Summary:

On July 9, the most marvellous programme ever presented, the great sensational feature film which has caused such a commotion in the colony, 15th & 16th episodes of the 'Perils of Pauline,' see the great duel, Pauline being rescued; Pathe's British Gazettes, showing latest…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-07-12 - 1915-07-14
Summary:

On July 13, the thrilling & startling drama 'A Criminal's Repentance' in 2 parts, 2,000 feet long; the great Keystone comic, 'In the Clutches of the Gang' in 2 parts, 2,000 feet long; On July 16, 17th & 18th episodes of 'The Perils of Pauline' see this…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-07-15 - 1915-07-19
Summary:

On July 16, 17th & 18th episodes of the 'Perils of Pauline,' see the thrilling and startling experiences of Pauline being shot through the torpedo tube of a submarine; Pathe's British Gazettes; Keystone comedies; shortly to be shown 'Sherlock Holmes' and '…

15
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-07-20 - 1915-07-22
Summary:

On July 20, a great tragedy 'The Four Devils' in 3 parts, 2,000 feet long; On July 23, a grand benefit night in aid of the Canton Flood Fund, when the final episodes of the 'Perils of Pauline' will be exhibited, also a musical treat by Prof. Gonzales; price detailed included…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-07-23 - 1915-07-23
Summary:

On July 23, a grand benefit night in aid of the Canton Flood Fund, when the final episodes of the 'Perils of Pauline' will be exhibited; performance by Gonzales; price details included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-07-24 - 1915-07-24
Summary:

On July 24, the final episodes of the 'Perils of Pauline'; Pathe's latest gazettes; Keystone comics; On July 30, 'Sherlock Holmes' in 'Silver Blaze' and 'The Speckled Band.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-05-30 - 1924-06-02
Summary:

Commencing 30th May to 2nd June at 5.15 & 9.15 p.m., 'Youth to Youth' with Billie Dove. At 2.30 & 7.15 p.m., a Fox serial, 'Bride 13,' epis. 9 & 10. Usual prices. Booking at Theatre.

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-01-05 - 1925-01-06
Summary:

Today and tomorrow only, the latest French super production 'The Parisian Rag-Picker' in seven reels, featuring Nicolai [sic] Koline and Helen Darney. Starting Wednesday, the best super Jewel production 'Merry-Go-Round.' January 5 remarks: Today till Thursday, a marvellous…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-01-06 - 1925-01-09
Summary:

Acclaimed by press and public in New York. Film review included. Carl Laemmle presents 'Merry Go Round' commencing Wednesday. January 7-9 remark: Mary Philbin and Norman Kerry in 'Merry-Go-Round.'