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: 1919-07-28 - 1919-07-31
Summary:

July 28, 29, 30 and 31, 1919, at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., William S. Hart in 'The Disciple' and two capital comedies. Booking for 9.15 p.m. at Robinson's. July 29-31 Remarks: Tonight at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m. 7.15 p.m. only, the big transatlantic serial in 17 episodes, 'The Bull'…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-08-01 - 1919-08-01
Summary:

August 1, 2 and 3, 9.15 p.m., 'Intolerance.' 5.15 p.m., 'The Lily of Poverty Flat.' 7.15 p.m., 'The Bull's Eye,' episodes I and II. Booking for 9.15 p.m. at Robinson's.

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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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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-08-20 - 1919-08-21
Summary:

August 20, 21 and 22, showing drama in 5 parts, Bessie Barriscale in 'The Reward' and various Comics. 7.15 p.m. performance, showing episodes 10, 11 and 12 of 'The Bull's Eye.' Booking at the Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-08-21 - 1919-08-21
Summary:

The profiteering that's going on at the Victoria tonight, String Band in attendance during the screening of 'The Silver Girl,' a most perfect picture. Supreme council sittings. Today's matinee, 'The Bull's Eye' (episodes 9, 10 and 11) and String Band. Booking…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-08-23 - 1919-08-26
Summary:

August 23, 24, 25 and 26, and also on Saturday and Sunday matinees, showing 'The Explorer,' Paramount feature in 5 parts. 7.15 p.m. performance, showing episodes 13, 14 and 15 of 'The Bull's Eye.' Please note: the management of the Hongkong Theatre, beg to announce that…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-08-23 - 1919-08-23
Summary:

Tonight's programme, Frank Keenan in 'The Silver Girl.' Supreme council sittings. Today's matinee, at 2.15 p.m., 'The Bull's Eye' (episodes 12, 13 and 14); at 5 p.m., 'A Tortured Heart,' a 5-reel Fox Production featuring Virginia Pearson. Sunday'…

18
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-08-25 - 1919-08-27
Summary:

Tonight's star picture, William Fox Corporation presents 'Her Hidden Past,' featuring Dorothy Bernard, a beautiful modern society drama. An instructive Pathe's Gazette. Usual prices. Booking at Anderson's. August 26-27 Remarks: Matinee programme: Wednesday, Frank Keenan…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-09-01 - 1919-09-06
Summary:

Tonight, the 'Globe Trotters,' first-class entertainers. Something out of the ordinary. Prices: $3, $2 and $1. Soldiers and sailors half price. Booking at Anderson's. September 2 Remarks: Tonight again in music mirth and melody. Complete change of programme and costumes on…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-08-27 - 1919-08-28
Summary:

Tonight, showing a drama in 5 parts, 'Across the Pacific' and various Comics. 7.15 p.m., see final episodes of 'The Bull's Eye.' Saturday 30th, see the great victory picture of America and her allies, 'Under Four Flags.' Booking at the Theatre.