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…

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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: 1916-09-01 - 1916-09-04
Summary:

Oppenheim's great mystery serial, 7th episode of 'The Black Box' in 2 parts, a breathless & heart-gripping instalment; 'The Single Act,' an extremely fine drama by the Lubin Company; 'The Vavasour Ball' in 2 parts by Vitagraph; 'Old Maid's Baby,…

6
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-09-05 - 1916-09-07
Summary:

Entire change of programme: another thrilling instalment: 7th episode of 'The Black Box' in 2 parts; 'The Golden Calf' in 3 parts, an extremely powerful mining drama by the Nordisk Company; 'Jim the Mule Boy,' comedy drama; comedies: 'Bunny's Mistake,…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-09-09 - 1916-09-12
Summary:

The powerful serial, 8th and 9th episodes of 'The Black Box'; 'The Lion Hunters,' a magnificent picture of the African jungle in which four wild lions are shot; comics: 'A Brand New Hero'; 'Double Crossed'; 'A Sky Pirate.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-09-13 - 1916-09-15
Summary:

Oppenheim's great Mystery Serial 'The Black Box' in 4 parts; 'Memories that Haunt' in 2 parts by Vitagraph; comics: 'Andy Goes a Pirating' by Vitagraph; 'Muddy Romance' by Keystone; 'Mixed Flats' by Lubin.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-09-16 - 1916-09-18
Summary:

12th and 13th episodes of Oppenheim's great mystery serial 'The Black Box' in 4 parts; 'Rip van Winkle' in 2 parts, a splendid picture screened from this well-known story; Topical Cartoon Gazette; comics: 'Fatty Joins the Force' by Keystone; 'One Good Joke…

10
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-09-22 - 1916-09-25
Summary:

The final two episodes of Oppenheim's great mystery serial 'The Black Box' in 4 reels, don't fail to see the sensational finish of this exciting story; 'Girl from Prosperity' in 2 reels by Vitagraph; comedies: 'Dr. Cupid' (John Bunny); 'Foolshead,…

11
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-01-05 - 1922-01-09
Summary:

January 6 at 5.15 & 9.15 p.m., 'A Beggar in Purple,' an Edgar-Lewis production from the novel by Andrew Soutar, distributed by Pathe, and Century Comedies, 'Wood Simps.' 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., 'The Diamond Queen,' 1st, 2nd & 3rd epis. Booking at the Theatre.…

12
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-01-13 - 1922-01-14
Summary:

Friday, 13th to Sunday, 15th, Doris Kenyon in 'The Bandbox,' 6 parts. 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., Eileen Sedgwick in 'The Diamond Queen' 4 and 5 epis. Booking at the Theatre.

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-01-14 - 1922-01-16
Summary:

Miss Gladys Cooper in 'My Lady's Dress' will be screened for one night only on Monday, 16th at 9.15 p.m. Usual prices. Booking at the Theatre. January 16 Remarks: At 5.15 p.m., Doris Kenyon in 'The Bandbox.' At 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., Eileen Sedgwick in 'The Diamond…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-01-31 - 1922-02-02
Summary:

At 5.15 p.m. and 9.15 p.m. performances, Francis Ford in 'The Craving.' At 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., Eileen Sedgwick in 'The Diamond Queen,' 8 and 9 epis. Booking at the Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-02-07 - 1922-02-09
Summary:

Today at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m. performances, Ethel Clayton with Elliott Dexter and Theodore Robert [sic] in 'The Girl Who Came Back.' At 2.30 and 7.15 p.m. performances, 10 and 11 epis. Of 'Diamond Queen' featuring Eileen Sedgwick. Booking at the Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-02-14 - 1922-02-17
Summary:

Tonight at 9.15 p.m. performance, Jewel Carmen in 'The Bride of Fear.' The Great Garcia Troupe with Misses Gladys and Nina in latest songs and dances. At 5.15 p.m., Dorothy Dalton in 'Quick Sand.' At 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., Eileen Sedgwick in 'Diamond Queen,' 12 &…

17
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-02-21 - 1922-02-23
Summary:

At 5.15 p.m. and 9.15 p.m. performances, Mitchell Lewis in 'King Spruce' in 6 parts, from the novel by Holman F. Day. At 2.30 and 7.15 p.m. performances, Eileen Sedgwick in 'Diamond Queen,' 14 & 15 epis. Usual prices. Booking at the Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-02-28 - 1922-03-02
Summary:

Today at 5.15 p.m. and 9.15 p.m., Olive Thomas in 'The Follies Girl.' At 2.30 and 7.15 p.m. performances, Eileen Sedgwick in 'Diamond Queen,' 16 & 17 epis. Usual prices. Booking at the Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-03-07 - 1922-03-09
Summary:

Today at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m. performances, Mary Pickford in 'Johanna Enlists.' At 2.30 and 7.15 p.m. performances, final episode of 'Diamond Queen' and 1st episode of 'Branded Four' featuring Ben Wilson & Neva Gerber. Usual prices. Booking at the Theatre.

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Headline: The Flirt'
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-08-27 - 1923-09-15
Summary:

The Flirt' is coming! August 27, 29-30 Remarks: Teaser ads for the film 'The Flirt.' The ads didn't mention the theatre's name, surmised from other ads. August 30 Remarks: Booth Tarkinton's masterpiece, starring Eileen Percy, Helen Jerome Eddy, Edward Hearn, Lydia…