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 - 1916-08-18
Summary:

Tonight, a special item 'Black Box Mystery' [sic] in 15 episodes by E. P. Oppenheim, England's great mystery fiction writer, played by the British film favourite Henry Rawlinson and Anna Little.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-08-18 - 1916-08-19
Summary:

An astounding programme: on Aug 19, Pathe's great photoplay 'The Golden Sword Knot' in 3 reels; 'The Black Box Mystery [sic]' by Phillip Oppenheim in 15 episodes; Pathe's British Gazette: The Great War: In Alsace and The Great War: (2nd series) Allies in the Near…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-08-21 - 1916-08-21
Summary:

On Aug 21, a thrilling programme: 'Black Box Mystery' [sic] in 2 episodes; Charlie Chaplin and other comics; on Aug 22, 'The Avenging Sea' (drama in 2 parts); 3nd episodes of 'Black Box Mystery' [sic] in 4 parts; comics: 'Droppington's Devilish Deed…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-08-23 - 1916-08-26
Summary:

A variety of programme; 'The Menace,' topical play in 2 parts (film d'art); 'Max Joins the Colours,' Max Linder, on the battlefields since the outbreak of the war, has made this comic picture during a short leave from the front (don't miss seeing it); Pathe British…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-08-26 - 1916-08-26
Summary:

On Aug 25, the thrilling detective serial play 'The Black Box Mystery' [sic] in 2 parts; Pathe's topical play 'The Menace' in 2 parts; 'Max Linder Joins the Colours,' 1st picture of Max since the war; Pathe's British Gazette: 'The Great War: New…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-08-29 - 1916-08-29
Summary:

On Aug 29, the great detective film 'The Blue Diamond' in 3 parts; 4th series of 'The Black Box Mystery' [sic]; comics: 'The Professors Experiment'; 'Poor Policy'; 'Three Mothers in Law'; 'Billy Boy's Bad Tip'; interesting: Pathe…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-08-31 - 1916-09-02
Summary:

On Sep 1, marvellous attractions at 'the Vic': performance by Dr. Rowe and Mora; the great detective film 'The Adventures of Nat Pinkerton' in 3 parts; 5th episode of 'The Black Box Mystery' [sic]; interesting: Pathe's British Gazette, The Great War: In the…

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Headline: Palisade
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1916-08-18 - 1916-08-21
Summary:

(Out-of-door pictures, location near post office, Kowloon) 'The Black Box' (by Universal) acted by Herbert Rawlinson. The first and second episodes are displayed tonight. Photo of the actor included. Programme including the drama 'The Bride of the Haunted Castle,' 'The…

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Headline: Palisade
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1916-08-22 - 1916-08-24
Summary:

(Out-of-door pictures, location near post office, Kowloon) 'The Pocket Wireless' in 2 parts and 'The Black Box' (by Universal) are displayed tonight. Photo of the actor (Herbert Rawlinson) included. A drama in 3 parts, 'The Life of Georgi Carpentier' [sic],…

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Headline: Palisade
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1916-08-25 - 1916-08-28
Summary:

(Out-of-door pictures, location near post office, Kowloon) The fourth and fifth episodes of 'The Black Box' (by Universal) are displayed tonight. Photo of the actor (Herbert Rawlinson) included. A drama in 3 reels, Comedy and Tragedy. Picture including Kitchener's Army. Comics…

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Headline: Palisade
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1916-08-29 - 1916-09-01
Summary:

(Out-of-door pictures, location near post office, Kowloon) The sixth episode of 'The Black Box' (by Universal) in 2 parts are displayed tonight. Photo of the actor (Herbert Rawlinson) included. A drama 'The Wreck'in 3 parts. Drama including Under Desperation's Spur (by…

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Headline: Palisade
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1916-09-02 - 1916-09-04
Summary:

(Out-of-door pictures, location near post office, Kowloon) The seventh episode of 'The Black Box' (by Universal) in 2 parts are displayed tonight. Photo of the actor (Herbert Rawlinson) included. Dramas including 'The Single Act' (by the Lubin company) and 'The Vavasour…

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Headline: Palisade
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1916-09-05 - 1916-09-07
Summary:

(Out-of-door pictures, location near post office, Kowloon) The eighth episode of 'The Black Box' (by Universal) in 2 parts are displayed tonight. Photo of the actor (Herbert Rawlinson) included. Dramas including 'The Golden Calf' in 3 parts (by Nordrisk), 'Jim the Mule…

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Headline: Palisade
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1916-09-08 - 1916-09-11
Summary:

(Out-of-door pictures, location near post office, Kowloon) The eighth and ninth episode of 'The Black Box,' and the picture 'The Lion Hunters' are displayed. Comics including 'A Brand New Hero,' 'Double Crossed' and 'A Sky Pirate.'

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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…

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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: 1916-09-05 - 1916-09-05
Summary:

On Sep 5, 'The Black Box Mystery' [sic] in 3 parts; performance by Rowe & Mora; comics: 'Wiffles & the Tell-Tale Screen'; 'Wilful Peggy'; 'Dad's Boy'; dramatic: 'Mender of Nets'; interesting: 'Flowers under the Cine's Magic…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-09-06 - 1916-09-06
Summary:

On Sep 5, 'The Black Box Mystery' [sic] in 3 parts; performance by Rowe & Mora; comics: 'Wiffles & the Tell-Tale Screen'; 'Wilful Peggy'; 'Dad's Boy'; dramatic: 'Mender of Nets'; interesting: 'Flowers under the Cine's Magic…