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…

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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,…

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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,…

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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…

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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,…

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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…

12
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-09-12 - 1923-09-15
Summary:

Wed. 12th to Sat. at 5.15 & 9.15 p.m., Booth Tarkington's masterpiece, produced by Universal-Jewel, 'The Flirt,' featuring Eileen Percy, Helen Jerome Eddy, George Nicholas [sic], Edware Hearne [sic] and Buddy Messenger [sic]. Price details included. Booking at the Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-12-03 - 1923-12-14
Summary:

Teaser ads for the film 'The Flame of Life.' December 3 Remarks: The ads didn't mention the theatre's name, surmised from other ads. December 12 Remarks: It is from Frances Hodgson Burnett's novel, and directed by Hobart Henley who made 'The Flirt.' Film…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-02-09 - 1925-02-14
Summary:

Coming! 'Why Get Married?' February 12 and 14 remarks: The most beautiful girl in all France, Andree Lafayette in 'Why Get Married?' Starting Tuesday, the summit of motion picture achievement 'Koenigsmark.'

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-02-09 - 1925-02-10
Summary:

Today and tomorrow only, Constance Talmadge in 'The Sauce for the Goose' a drama of love, suspense and comedy. Starting Wednesday, the most beautiful girl in all France, Andree Lafayette in 'Why Get Married?' February 9-10 remarks: Coming! 'Koenigsmark.'

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-02-11 - 1925-02-14
Summary:

Today till Saturday, the most beautiful girl in all France, Andree Lafayette in 'Why Get Married?' Coming, the summit of motion picture achievement 'Koenigsmark.' February 11 remarks: Today till Friday, 'Mr. Nobody' episodes 19 and 20. Added attraction, magical…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-02-16 - 1925-02-23
Summary:

The greatest picture of the season 'Koenigsmark' (in 12 reels). See Pierre Benoit's famous novel on the screen. February 17 remarks: Hongkong China Sun's first super production 'Love is Dangerous.' February 20-23 remarks: Starting Sunday, Claire Windsor in Lois…

18
Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-02-16 - 1925-02-16
Summary:

Last chance to see Russell Simpson, Gertrude Olmstead and Barbara Tenant [sic] in 'Shadows of Conscience' (in seven reels). Starting tomorrow, the wonderful picturization of Pierre Benoit's novel 'Koenigsmark' (in 12 reels).

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-03-03 - 1925-03-07
Summary:

Today! Charles Dickens famous novel becomes the perfect movie 'Our Mutual Friend.' Better than 'A Tale of Two Cities.' By special request, 'Koenigsmark.' March 5 and 6 remarks: The latest and best Chinese feature 'How Road Diverged.' Also, Charles Chaplin…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-03-10 - 1925-03-14
Summary:

Starting tomorrow, Monte Blue and Irene Rich in 'Defying Destiny. The star is supported by a cast including Jackie Saunders, Russell Simpson and Tully Marshall. Constance Talmadge in 'The Beauty Shop.' March 11 and 12 remarks: Defying Destiny by Grace Sanderson Michie, A Louis…