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: 1924-10-06 - 1924-10-07
Summary:

All shows today and tomorrow at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15 p.m., Max Linder in 'The Little Café.' Commencing Wednesday next, Lon Chaney & Virginia Valli in 'The Shock' (Universal-Jewel). October 7 Remarks: Another ad on page 5, illustration included.

12
Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-10-08 - 1924-10-10
Summary:

Today till Saturday at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Lon Chaney and Virginia Valli in 'The Shock.' Directed by Lambert Hillyer with a superb cast. Increased prices. Today and tomorrow at 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., Max Linder in 'The Little Café.' October 8 & 10 Remarks: Small ads on…

13
Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-10-10 - 1924-10-14
Summary:

Today and tomorrow only at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Lon Chaney and Virginia Valli in 'The Shock.' Today till Monday at 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., Collette [sic] Brettel in 'The Wolf of Tibet.' Usual prices. October 10-11 Remarks: Another small ads on page 2 & 3. October 11 Remarks…

14
Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-10-15 - 1924-10-18
Summary:

Wed. 15th to Sat. 18th Oct. at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Charlie Chaplin in 'Tillie's Punctured Romance.' Also, Kiangsu-Chekiang War News (First Series). Two unusual pictures at ordinary prices. Today & tomorrow at 2.30 & 7.15 p.m., Lon Chaney and Virginia Valli in 'The…

15
Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-06-08 - 1925-06-10
Summary:

Today till Wednesday, 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., William Fox super special production of Zane Grey's famous story, 'The Last Trail' with Maurice Flynn, Eva Novak and Wallace Beery. Also Jack Dempsey in 'Bring Him In,' the sixth of the 'Fight and Win' series. Starting…

16
Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-06-10 - 1925-06-13
Summary:

Starting tomorrow, 5.15 and 9.15, Goldwyn presents Honoré de Balzac's famous story, 'Slave of Desire' with George Walsh, Bessie Love and Carmel Myers. June 11 & 12 Remarks: Every Thursday to Saturday, Ruth Roland in 'Ruth of the Range.' Every Sunday to Wednesday,…

17
Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-06-15 - 1925-06-18
Summary:

Today till Thursday 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., 'The Temporary Marriage' starring Mildred Davis and Kenneth Harlan. Usual prices. Every Sunday to Wednesday 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., William Fox presents 'Fantonmas.' June 17 & 18 Remarks: Starting tomorrow, 'More to Be Pitied Than…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-06-19 - 1925-06-22
Summary:

Today till Monday, 5.15 and 9.15, C. E. Blaney's great Broadway success, 'More to Be Pitied Than Scorned' starring Alice Lake, J. Frank Glendon, Rosemary Theby and a great cast. Also Jack Dempsey in 'The Title Holder,' the 7th of the 'Fight and Win' series.…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-10-08
Summary:

World Theatre will be showing 'The Shock' featuring Lon Chaney and Virginia Valli, today. The cast also includes Christine Mayo, Walter Long, Jack Mower, Henry Barrows and James Wong. The film is directed by Lambert Hillyer.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-10-09
Summary:

World Theatre is showing the Universal City attraction 'The Shock.' The film displays the San Francisco earthquake scene with utmost realism.