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: 1916-08-18 - 1916-08-21
Summary:

Tonight, a remarkable production by E. Phillips Oppenheim, 'The Black Box,' first two episodes of this tense and heart-gripping serial; programme also included: 'The Bride of the Haunted Castle' (drama); 'A Water Dog' [sic] (Keystone comedy); 'The Greater…

2
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-08-22 - 1916-08-23
Summary:

The Black Box,' 3rd episode of the great mystery serial; 'The Pocket Wireless' in 2 parts; 'The Life of Georges Carpentier' in 3 parts, a sporting drama featuring Georges Carpentier, the great french boxer, and showing all his big fights, training, etc.; 'Italian…

3
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-08-26 - 1916-08-28
Summary:

Tonight, Oppenheim's great mystery serial, 4th and 5th episodes of 'The Black Box,' with each succeeding instalment, the mystery of 'The Black Box' increases in interest and intense excitement, each episode contains a smashing climax; Comedy and Tragedy in 3 reels, a…

4
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-08-29 - 1916-08-31
Summary:

Oppenheim's great mystery serial, 6th episode of 'The Black Box' in 2 parts, more perplexing and exciting than ever; 'The Wreck,' a powerful drama by the K. B. Films Co. in 3 parts; 'Under Desperation's Spur,' drama by Kalen; 'Bunny's Scheme,…

5
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-08-18 - 1916-08-18
Summary:

Tonight, a special item 'Black Box Mystery' [sic] in 15 episodes by E. P. Oppenheim, England's great mystery fiction writer, played by the British film favourite Henry Rawlinson and Anna Little.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-08-18 - 1916-08-19
Summary:

An astounding programme: on Aug 19, Pathe's great photoplay 'The Golden Sword Knot' in 3 reels; 'The Black Box Mystery [sic]' by Phillip Oppenheim in 15 episodes; Pathe's British Gazette: The Great War: In Alsace and The Great War: (2nd series) Allies in the Near…

7
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-08-21 - 1916-08-21
Summary:

On Aug 21, a thrilling programme: 'Black Box Mystery' [sic] in 2 episodes; Charlie Chaplin and other comics; on Aug 22, 'The Avenging Sea' (drama in 2 parts); 3nd episodes of 'Black Box Mystery' [sic] in 4 parts; comics: 'Droppington's Devilish Deed…

8
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-08-23 - 1916-08-26
Summary:

A variety of programme; 'The Menace,' topical play in 2 parts (film d'art); 'Max Joins the Colours,' Max Linder, on the battlefields since the outbreak of the war, has made this comic picture during a short leave from the front (don't miss seeing it); Pathe British…

9
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-08-26 - 1916-08-26
Summary:

On Aug 25, the thrilling detective serial play 'The Black Box Mystery' [sic] in 2 parts; Pathe's topical play 'The Menace' in 2 parts; 'Max Linder Joins the Colours,' 1st picture of Max since the war; Pathe's British Gazette: 'The Great War: New…

10
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-08-29 - 1916-08-29
Summary:

On Aug 29, the great detective film 'The Blue Diamond' in 3 parts; 4th series of 'The Black Box Mystery' [sic]; comics: 'The Professors Experiment'; 'Poor Policy'; 'Three Mothers in Law'; 'Billy Boy's Bad Tip'; interesting: Pathe…

11
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-08-31 - 1916-09-02
Summary:

On Sep 1, marvellous attractions at 'the Vic': performance by Dr. Rowe and Mora; the great detective film 'The Adventures of Nat Pinkerton' in 3 parts; 5th episode of 'The Black Box Mystery' [sic]; interesting: Pathe's British Gazette, The Great War: In the…

12
Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-08-26 - 1916-08-26
Summary:

Tonight, first & second episodes of the greatest ever produced: 'Neal of the Navy' in 14 episodes - 2 parts each, featuring Lillian Lorraine, supported by an all star cast, headed by William Conklin.

13
Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-08-26 - 1916-08-29
Summary:

On Aug 26, the 1st and 2nd episodes of the great production serial film 'Neal of the Navy'; 3rd & 4th episodes on Aug 30.

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-08-30 - 1916-09-01
Summary:

Tonight, 3rd & 4th episodes of the great serial film 'Neal of the Navy,' more exciting than ever.

15
Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-09-02 - 1916-09-05
Summary:

On Sep 2-5, 5th and 6th episodes of the great serial film 'Neal of the Navy'; another attempt to secure the map of the lost island and searching of her inheritance.

16
Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-09-06 - 1916-09-07
Summary:

On Sep 6-8, 7th & 8th episodes of 'Neal of the Navy,' Annette was offered to the Sun Worshippers for sacrifice by her captors, escaped and saved Neal from being stoned to death.

17
Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-09-09 - 1916-09-12
Summary:

On Sep 9-12, 9th & 10th episodes of 'Neal of the Navy,' Annette is captured again, and loses the map of the lost island, again saves her: but the map is not yet recovered.

18
Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-09-13 - 1916-09-15
Summary:

Tonight, 11th episodes of 'Neal of the Navy'; 'The Spy's Defeat' in 2 parts, and Keystone comics.

19
Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-09-16 - 1916-09-19
Summary:

On Sep 18 and 19, 'At the Risk of Her Life' in 3 parts; 'The Guiding Hand' in 2 parts; 'The Defenders of Liberty'; 'Finnegan's Bomb' (Keystone comics); don't miss seeing the last two episodes of 'Neal of the Navy' on Sep 20.

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-09-20 - 1916-09-22
Summary:

On Sep 20-22, the two last episodes of the great serial play 'Neal of the Navy' in 4 parts, the most thrilling and exciting of the 14 episodes; 'The Girl at the Cupola' (drama) and Keystone comics.