A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Headline: The Star
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-08-09 - 1924-08-09
Summary:

Sunday and Monday matinee and night, 2 big Western thrillers, Carl Laemmle presents Hoot Gibson in '40-Horse Hawkins' and Reg. Denny in round 18 of 'The Leather Pushers.'

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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…

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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: 1915-07-24 - 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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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-06-30 - 1924-07-01
Summary:

Monday 30th and Tuesday 1st July at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Hoot Gibson in '40-Horse Hawkins.' Also procession in honor of the Goddess Tien Hou Sheung Mu, pompous procession which happens only once every twenty years at Tientsin. Usual prices.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-08-11 - 1924-08-11
Summary:

The Coronet: Today and tomorrow at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15 p.m., Mack Sennett's 'The Shriek of Araby' with Ben Turpin. Also Topical Budget No. 670 and 'Edgar and the Teacher's Pet.' The Star: Today only at 5.30 and 9.15 p.m., Hoot Gibson in '40-Horse Hawkins…

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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 &…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-05-19 - 1915-05-22
Summary:

On May 21, enough said! It's 'The Perils of Pauline.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-05-25 - 1915-05-26
Summary:

On May 25, a great comedy 'Wiffles in a Marriage Tangle' in 2 parts, and the magnificent dramatic picture 'Grand Dad' in 2 parts; on May 28, 3rd and 4th episodes of 'Perils of Pauline.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-05-27 - 1915-05-29
Summary:

On May 28, 3rd and 4th episodes of 'Perils of Pauline,' more exciting as the picture goes on; performance by Clarke.

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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…