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,…

5
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: 1919-07-05
Summary:

An extraordinary eighteen episode picture entitled 'The Moon Child' is to be screened at the Hongkong Theatre. The picture features Marie Walcamp of 'Red Ace.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-07-08
Summary:

The Serial film 'Moon Child' is attracting many people to the Hongkong Theatre, to see the daring feats performed by the famous actress Marie Walcamp. 'Her Strange Wedding' featuring Fannie Ward, will be screened tomorrow. The story is written by George Middleton.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-07-12
Summary:

The third and fourth episodes 'The Moon Child' will not be screened at this Theatre tonight as previously advertised, but the dramatic play 'The Daughter of the People,' in five parts will be given instead. The theatre will be entirely closed on the 18th and 9th, for Peach…

15
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-07-25
Summary:

The fifth and sixth episodes of the serial film 'The Moon Child' will be screened at the Hongkong Theatre at the matinee and 7.15 p.m. performance next Saturday. At night, the production by Thomas Dixon, entitled 'The Fall of a Nation' will be shown for the first time. The…

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

At the Hongkong Theatre tonight the 7th and 8th episodes of the attractive film, 'The Moon Child' will be screened in which more daring and thrilling incidents by the popular Marie Walcamp are depicted.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-08-09
Summary:

This afternoon at the matinee and the 7.15 performance the 9th and 10th episodes of the serial film 'The Moon Child' will be screened, and tomorrow, 'One of Millions' and 'The Bull's Eye' will be exhibited, and comedies will be shown at intervals.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-08-12
Summary:

Next Wednesday three further episodes of the serial film 'Bull's Eye' will be screened, with a selection of comic pictures. The concluding parts of 'The Moon Child' featuring Marie Walcamp is going to be screened soon.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-08-16
Summary:

The 11th and 12th episodes of the thrilling picture 'The Moon Child' will be screened from today to Tuesday next, at the Matinee and at 9.15 p.m. At the 7.15 p.m. performances, the 7th, 8th and 9th episodes of the 'Bull's Eye' will be shown.

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

The Hongkong Theatre was again crowded on Saturday and Sunday to see episodes 11 and 12 of 'The Moon Child,' featuring Marie Walcamp. The 'Bull's Eye' too is proving very popular. These plays, in addition to the 'Daughter of the people' screened at the matinee…