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: 1916-10-17
Summary:

Following up the success of its other big pictures, the Hongkong Theatre is showing a new dramatic trial film 'The Trey o' Hearts.' Three episodes will be screened every week, beginning from tomorrow. Next Saturday the third and fourth episodes of 'The Million Dollar Mystery…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-10-28
Summary:

The Hong Kong Theatre is at present running two serials 'The Million Dollar Mystery' and 'The Trey o' Hearts.' Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-10-30
Summary:

The increasing popularity of this new theatre was again shown on Saturday and Sunday by the enormous numbers of spectators that presented themselves. Now instalments of 'The Trey o' Hearts' and 'The Million Dollar Mystery' were put on the screen and, in addition, an…

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Headline: Hongkong
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-11-21
Summary:

There was a good attendance at the Hongkong Theatre during the last few nights, the pictures on show being 'The Million Dollar Mystery,' 'The Trey of Hearts' and some good comics. There will be a new programme tomorrow.

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

At the Hongkong, the 8th and 9th episodes of 'The Diamond from the Sky' and the 12th of 'The Trey o' Hearts' are being shown, together with a god Max Linder film 'The Conjurer's Triumph.' There will be a complete change of programme tomorrow night.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-02-18
Summary:

The Tramp' featuring Henry Krauss will be screened tonight at the Victoria Theatre. Pathe's British and American Gazettes are really good this week and comic pictures are worth seeing. A well-known cinema serial 'The Fatal Ring' featuring Pearl White is expected shortly from…

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Headline: The Cinemas
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-04-15
Summary:

Seats were fully occupied at Victoria and Hongkong Theatre. In the twentieth century the role of a hero is played by a female rather than male and Pearl White fulfils every requirement in the 'Fatal Ring.' Film synopsis included. Many interesting films will be shown in the programme…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-01-10
Summary:

There will be a special matinee at the Hongkong Theatre showing a thrilling drama 'The Fatal Ring' in five parts and various comics.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-07-24
Summary:

The second series of the film 'The Seven Deadly Sins,' in five parts, entitled 'Greed' will be screened from tonight to Tuesday next, in the Hongkong Theatre. The first, 'Envy,' has just concluded and the rest will be shown in regular course. Various new comedies…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-07-29
Summary:

The serial film 'The Seven Deadly Sins' which is now screening at Hongkong Theatre has attracted large attendances at the matinees and night performances. Last night the third series of this picture was given, 'Sloth.' Miss Charlotte Wilkin has the leading role.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-08-06
Summary:

Notwithstanding counter attractions, the attendance at the Hongkong theatre has been very large during the week, and as the 'Seven Deadly Sins' series is coming soon to an end, and a new production from William Fox is being now announced, it is expected that the patronage will be…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-08-13
Summary:

The last series of the 'Seven Sins' in seven parts is now being screened at the Hongkong Theatre, featuring Shirley Mason. On Saturday next a new attraction, a Paramount drama in five parts, in which Marguerite Clarke takes the leading role, is 'The Pretty Sister of Jose.'…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-07-10
Summary:

Hamilton Revelle in the magnificent drama 'An Enemy to Society' in five parts will be screened in Hongkong Theatre. The next change of programme includes 'The Seven Deadly Sins.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-07-22
Summary:

Envy,' the first of 'Seven Deadly Sins' series featuring Ann Murdock [sic], was shown last night at the Hongkong Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-07-31
Summary:

At the matinee and evening performances today at the Hongkong Theatre the fourth series of the film 'The Seven Deadly Sins' will be shown. Entitled 'Pride,' the film features Halbrook Blinn.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-08-03
Summary:

At the Hongkong Theatre last night 'Passion,' another episode of the 'Seven Deadly Sins' was shown to large audiences. The next of the series will be 'Wrath' with H. B. Warner playing the lead role. Coming shortly will be the famous Fox star, June Caprice, in '…

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Headline: Kinema Notes
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-08-12
Summary:

At the Hongkong Theatre, the last and most deadly of the 'Seven Sins' is being shown. On Saturday next 'The Pretty Sister of Jose,' a Paramount picture feature Marguerite Clark, will be screened. 'Patsy,' a Fox Production, has not yet arrived. New Vitagraph comedies…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-03-12
Summary:

From today until Tuesday next a Paramount picture in five parts, 'Pretty Mrs Smith' featuring Fritzie [sic] Scheff, will be screened at the Hongkong Theatre. Fatty Arbuckle will be seen in a delightful 2-part love comedy. At the 7:15 performance a new serial in fifteen episodes '…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-03-30
Summary:

The change of programme at the Hongkong Theatre tonight brings a most interesting 6-part drama 'Fighting Cressy,' featuring the popular star Blanche Sweet. At the 7.15 p.m. performance the 9th and 10th episodes of the serial film the 'Iron Test,' will be screened. Special…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-04-23
Summary:

From today until Tuesday night a 5-part drama 'The Ruler of the Road,' featuring Frank Keenan will be screened at the Hongkong Theatre. Interesting Pathe Gazette and comedies will also be screened. At 7.15 p.m. the 13th and 14th episodes of the 'Iron Test' will be shown.