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,…

7
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: Safety Last!
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-10-05 - 1923-11-10
Summary:

Teaser ads for Harold Lloyd's 'Safety Last!' Different Illustrations included. The ads didn't mention the theatre's name, surmised from other ads. October 23 Remarks: Distributed by Pathe. October 31 Remarks: Coming shortly at the World Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-11-07 - 1923-11-10
Summary:

Wed. 7th to Sat. 10th November at 5.15 p.m. & 9.15 p.m., Harold Lloyd in 'Safety Last.' Admission $2 & $1.5. Photo included.

13
Headline: Laughter First!
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-03-31 - 1924-04-05
Summary:

Beginning Wednesday, 2nd April, Harold Lloyd in 'Safety Last' at the World Theatre. April 4 Remarks: Photo included. April 5 Remarks: Beginning Sunday, 6th inst. Pola Negri in 'Mad Love.'

14
Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-04-02 - 1924-04-05
Summary:

Wed. - Sat., 2nd - 5th April, Harold Lloyd in 'Safety Last,' and Inkwell Comedy 'Trapped.' Admission, 9.15 p.m., $1.5 & $1, 5.15 p.m., $1 & 70 cts.

15
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-11-07
Summary:

Professionals in numerous fields, risk their lives in order to carry out their duty. For them 'Safety Last' is the motto. Life insurance companies hesitate to offer them policies. Such was the case of Harold Lloyd who was trying to climb a twelve storied building for his new Pathe…

16
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-10-03
Summary:

Cinema-goers last night missed a local reproduction of Harold Lloyd doing his 'Safety Last' stunt. While the soiree audience at the World Theatre was leaving for home a Chinese youth started the fun by dangling a leg from a suspended position near the roof of a building.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-11-03
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-11-07
Summary:

Harold Lloyd performs his own stunts in Pathe comedy 'Safety Last,' which comes to the World Theatre. He is the rollicking youth of 'A Sailor Made Man.' He is supported by Mildred Davis. Production details included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-03 - 1923-10-13
Summary:

H_ L_, 'Safety Last!' Illustration included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-08 - 1923-10-11
Summary:

Safety Last!'