A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Headline: The Palisade
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-08-18
Summary:

The management of the Palisade Cinema is including the Weekend programme the first two instalments. Each situation is plausible and interesting in the pictures. 'The Black Box' featured in 15 episodes and made by the Universal Film Manufacturing Co., the play is written by Mr. E.…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-08-21
Summary:

The programme includes a serial film 'The Black Box' and war pictures, particularly the British Gazette. There was a good feature 'The Golden Sword Knot' and the comic cartoon picture 'The Police Dog No. 1' raised many a hearty laugh. The band of the 18th Infantry…

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Headline: The Palisade
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-08-21
Summary:

The management of the Palisade will welcome free of charge those who were compelled to leave early on Saturday night. The band will attend and 'The Black Box' by E. Phillips Oppenheim will be screened.

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Headline: The Palisade
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-08-26
Summary:

The Black Box,' by E. Phillips Oppenheim, is being shown at the Palisade and great entertainments were screened. Film plot for the fourth and fifth episodes included. Other films include 'Comedy and Tragedy,' 'Kitchener's Army,' Keystone's 'Kid Love,…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-08-31
Summary:

A large audience was attracted to the Victoria Theatre by the performance of Dr. Richard Rowe and 'Mora' with hand tricks and answering questions of audiences. The pictures included further episodes of the 'Black Box' and 'Romona' [sic].

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Headline: The Palisade
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-09-01
Summary:

The mid-week programme was good in addition to showing famous films produced by studios. The 7th Episode of the 'Black Box' is being shown. The band of the 'Russia' will play during the evening.

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Headline: The Palisade
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-09-05
Summary:

The management of the Palisade has been secured the services of the String Band of 'Express of Russia.' Another episode of the 'Black Box Mystery' will be screened.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-09-08
Summary:

The management of the Palisade has decided to include the 8th episode of 'The Black Box' in their programme. Exciting and humorous films including 'The Lion Hunters' are shown.

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Headline: The Palisade
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-09-13
Summary:

The mid-week programme of Kowloon's al fresco theatre is promising with 'Black Box Mystery.' Comics and 'Memories that Haunt' are shown whereas a full military band will give selections.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-09-16
Summary:

The management of the Victoria Theatre promises further sensational serial films when the run of 'The Black Box' is concluded, among them being 'The Broken Coin.' The next serial film will be 'Red Circle.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-09-16
Summary:

In addition to two further instalments of the 'Black Box' and several other excellent pictures, the management of the Palisade has arranged to show during the weekend several clever caricatures of Kowloonites drawn by a Kowloon resident.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-09-22
Summary:

Further episodes of the popular film the 'Black Box' will be shown at the Victoria Theatre during the week. The next serial film will be the 'Red Circle.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-15
Summary:

Booth Tarkington's arresting story of life in the small towns of the States, bearing the somewhat misleading title 'The Flirt' will be shown of the last time at the Star tonight. Beginning Thursday, the Star will present the big picture 'Disraeli.' George Arliss, in the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-16
Summary:

The spectacular Metro film, 'Hearts Aflame' is due for a two days' showing at the Star, commencing tonight. A booking of unusual interest is the 'Disraeli' picture, which will be put on Thursday next. George Arliss, the star, played this drama for some years on the stage…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-18
Summary:

Beginning tonight the Star will show 'Disraeli,' which is a convincing attempt to depict a critical period in the career of the great statesman. George Arliss, the star, is an English actor, who had to go to America to make a reputation. When he made the screen adaptation, he brought…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-20
Summary:

My Wild Irish Rose,' a production taken from the famous stage success 'The Shaughraun,' which is to be shown at the Star for two days beginning tomorrow. No writer knew the Irish better than Dion Boucicalt. He himself played the principal role and became famous in the seventies as…

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

To round off a really big film week comes the announcement by the Grand that it will show George Arliss in 'Disraeli,' beginning tonight. The film concerns the plots and counterplots in connection with the acquiring by Great Britain of huge interest in the Suez Canal. The costumes and…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-08-04
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-12-30
Summary:

Little Lord Fauntleroy,' starring Mary Pickford, finishes its run at the Coronet Theatre on Sunday. It is announced that, next week's attraction will be 'Disraeli.' 'Disraeli' is a film version of the famous play of that name by Louis N. Parker. Mr. George Arliss,…