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,…

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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…

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
Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-11-10 - 1924-11-11
Summary:

Today & tomorrow at 5.15 & 9.15 p.m., Constance Talmadge in 'The Lesson' and The Hongkong Fire Brigade Annual Drill Display (China Sun's latest production) at usual prices. Today till Thursday at 2.30 & 7.15 p.m., Eddie Polo in 'Secret Four' (ep. 1, 2 & 3…

12
Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-11-12 - 1924-11-15
Summary:

Today till Saturday at 5.15 & 9.15 p.m., 'The Mailman' starring Ralph Lewis, Johnnie Walker and a brilliant cast. Special music at usual prices. November 12 Remarks: Small ads on 'The Mailman' only on page 4, 5, 11 & 14. November 12-13 Remarks: On page 3, another ad.…

13
Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-11-17 - 1924-11-17
Summary:

Last chance to see Hoot Gibson in 'Kindled Courage,' final show today at 5.15 & 9.15 p.m. Commencing tomorrow, Warner Bros. presents 'Broadway After Dark,' with Adolphe Menjou, Anna Q. Eilson [sic], Norma Shearer, Carmel Myers and others. Today till Saturday at 2.30…

14
Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-11-18 - 1924-11-22
Summary:

Today till Saturday at 5.15 & 9.15 p.m., Warner Bros. presents 'Broadway After Dark' with Adolphe Menjou, Anna Q. Nilson [sic], Norma Shearer, Carmel Myers and others. November 18 Remarks: Today till Thursday at 2.30 & 7.15 p.m., Emory Johnson's 'The Mailman,'…

15
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-11-11
Summary:

World Theatre is screening the Johnson production 'The Mailman.' The film can be compared with other big productions like 'The Third Alarm,' 'In the Name of the Law' and 'Westbound Limited.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-11-08
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-11-11
Summary:

The Mailman' is the remarkable combination which is behind the recent successes Emory Johnson has placed on the screen. He was formerly leading man for Mary Pickford, who has no place in the front ranks of the motion picture creating geniuses, attributes all of his phenomenal progress to…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-11-14
Summary:

Emory Johnson's picture 'The Mailman' is now playing at the World Theatre. The picture starred by Ralph Lewis, Johnnie Walker, Josephine Adair, David Kirby, Taylor Graves, Martha Sleeper and others. Film plot included.

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-11-12 - 1924-11-12
Summary:

The Mailman' starting today.

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-11-15 - 1924-11-15
Summary:

Don't miss seeing 'The Mailman,' final show today. Coming, Warner Bros. present 'Broadway After Dark.'