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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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: 1917-06-25
Summary:

Juvenile crime in Britain and Germany has, according to the home papers, been largely on the increase since the war began. As is generally the case, the thefts were undertaken in order to obtain money for entrance to a cinema show. The authority of parents is seldom regarded so far as cinema…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-07-31
Summary:

Intolerance,' D. W. Griffith's greatest spectacle, said to have cost two million dollars, to utilize the services of 125,000 people, and to take three years in the making, will commence an engagement of three nights at the Coronet Theatre. The cast included Mae Marsh, Lilian Gish,…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-08-01
Summary:

The Birth of a Nation' was a tax upon self-control, but far more wearing upon a director must have been in the preparation of the spectacle 'Intolerance' which, at the Coronet Theatre promises to be the sensation of the season. Film synopsis included.

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Headline: Intolerance
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-08-02
Summary:

To the Editor S. C. M. Post – The writer thought the price of a seat in a cinema, was a luxury (and it certainly is in this Colony). At Blackpool, a velvet seat in a very up-to-date, elegant and comfortable picture house at the modest charge of six pence plus one penny war tax for '…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-08-02
Summary:

The management of the Coronet Theatre is to be congratulated on screening last night of D. W. Griffith's spectacular drama 'Intolerance.' Detailed film review included. There will be a late car tonight after the show at the Coronet.

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Headline: An Explanation
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-08-04
Summary:

To the Editor S. C. M. Post – The writer believed that the complaint about 'Intolerable' is hardly fair concerning the prices of admission to see the picture. 'Intolerance' is the most expensive picture ever brought out to the Far East, but believing that the foreign…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-08-05
Summary:

Intolerance' which has been drawing good houses, will be screened for the last time at the Coronet tonight at 9.15.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-08-18
Summary:

Hearts of the World' the supreme triumph of D. W. Griffith, who made 'Intolerance,' to be presented at the City Hall for a short period under the management of the Coronet Theatre. Film synopsis included. Booking at the Moutrie's.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-08-27
Summary:

Hearts of the World' will only be shown at the Coronet for two more nights. 'Intolerance' will be screened soon. Both pictures will be taken to Shanghai.