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: 1918-06-06 - 1918-06-06
Summary:

Tonight, all comedy night, Bell's vaudeville; Max Linder, Wiffles, Lonesome Luke.

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Headline: Coronet Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-03-10 - 1919-03-10
Summary:

To accompany the first episode of 'Get-Rich-Quick Wallingford,' we have arranged a special comedy programme featuring Max Linder, Charlie Chaplin, Harold Lloyd. We are also showing the latest war film. Booking at Robinson's.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-07-18 - 1919-07-18
Summary:

Today: 'The Narrow Path.' Tomorrow: 'The Terror of the Range.' Sunday: Entire Comic Programme with Max Linder and Lonesome Luke.

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-08-14 - 1916-08-15
Summary:

On Aug 12, historical film 'The Battle of Waterloo' in 5 parts; dramatic story 'A Mother's Sacrifice' in 2 parts; Max Linder (comedy).

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-12-09 - 1916-12-12
Summary:

On Dec 9, 8th and 9th episodes of 'The Diamond from the Sky,' a grand serial film, every episode a story in itself; also see Max Linder and laugh.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1920-05-05 - 1920-05-07
Summary:

Tonight, 'The Lure of Heart's Desire' in 5 parts. '$500 or Bust!,' Pathe News and the Royal Hawaiian Quartette. At 7.15 p.m., 'Elmo the Mighty' episodes 1 and 2.

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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 &…

9
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…

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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…

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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 '…