A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1916-04-06 - 1916-04-08
Summary:

The drama in 3 parts, 'The Arch Villain,' on Friday, 7th April, 1916. Pictures including 'The Great War,' Keystone comedy and others. Charlie Chaplin 'In the Park' is coming on Friday, 14th April.

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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 '…

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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: 1915-06-21 - 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…

10
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: 1915-07-24 - 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: 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: 1916-12-11 - 1916-12-13
Summary:

On Dec 12, performance by Brilliant; Pathe's interesting photoplay 'The She Wolf' in 3 parts; The Great War Series (D.4); Pathe's British Gazette; Sauce for the Gander; Thousand Dollars Reward; 'Mabel's Wilful Way.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-12-14 - 1916-12-16
Summary:

On Dec 15, the magnificent Gold Rooster play, featuring Ruth Roland of Red Circle fame in the 'Matrimonial Martyr,' a ripping coloured comedy in 5 parts; The Great War (series D.5); 'Chasing the Submarine'; 'Pathe's British Gazette'; 'Pokes and Jabs in One…

15
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-12-18 - 1916-12-20
Summary:

On Dec 19, performance by Brilliant; 'Sons of France,' a thrilling tale of modern warfare in 3 parts, including French fighting, its difficulties and dangers; Pathe's British Gazette, The Great War; 'Have You Seen My Girl'; 'A Well Sick Man'; 'Wiffles the…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-12-28 - 1916-12-30
Summary:

On Dec 29, performance by Shirleys; the magnificent exclusive film 'On the Brink' in 3 reels, featuring Mdlle Robinne; Pathe's British Gazette, The Great War; a Chaplin comedy, 'Dough and Dynamite'; don't forget the 'Iron Claw,' it grips you.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-03-29 - 1917-03-31
Summary:

On Mar 30, forty minutes of laughter: Charlie Chaplin's Burlesque in 'Carmen' in 4 parts; Pathe's British & American Gazettes; 'Despised,' a beautiful drama in 2 parts; 'The Great War' and various comics.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-03-15 - 1917-03-17
Summary:

On Mar 16, the great historical and spectacular drama 'Salomba' [sic] in 6 parts, from the novel by Gustave Flaubert; Pathe's Gazette: 'The Great War Series' (D.18); Chaplin and Keystone comics; on Mar 20, 'Julius Caesar.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-03-23 - 1917-03-24
Summary:

On Mar 23, the grand prize photoplay 'Lillian's Atonement' in 5 parts; Pathe's British Gazette, Great War, 'The Ghost Fakers' [sic].

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-03-05 - 1917-03-07
Summary:

On Mar 6, 17th and 18th episodes of 'Greed'; 'The Great War' and various comics; on Mar 8, 2nd episode of 'Two Little Vagabonds.'