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…

2
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,…

6
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,…

7
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.'

8
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.

9
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
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-02-14 - 1917-02-16
Summary:

Tonight, drama 'A Wife's Sacrifice' in 5 parts; 'Love's Young Dream'; and Tweedledum as strike leader.

12
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-02-17 - 1917-02-17
Summary:

Drama 'Save the Queen' in 5 parts; 'The Vanity Case' in 2 parts; war, graphic and comics.

13
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-02-19 - 1917-02-20
Summary:

Drama 'Save the Queen' in 5 parts; 'The Vanity Case' in 2 parts; war, graphic and comics; performance by Sonia Halana commencing Feb 21.

14
Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-02-14 - 1917-02-16
Summary:

Screening of 'A Wife's Sacrifice', 'Love's Young Dream' and 'Tweedledum as Strike Leader'

15
Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-02-17 - 1917-02-19
Summary:

Screening of 'Save the Queen', 'The Vanity Case', War Garphic and Comics

16
Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-02-20 - 1917-02-20
Summary:

Performance by Miss Sonia Halanai; Screening of 'Save the Queen', 'The Vanity Case', War Garphic and Comics

17
Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-02-21 - 1917-02-21
Summary:

Performance by Miss Sonia Halanai for 5 nights only; Screening of 'A Vow', 'Duty Versus Conscience', War Garphic and Comics

18
Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-02-22 - 1917-02-22
Summary:

Performance by Miss Sonia Halanai for 4 nights only; Screening of 'A Vow', 'Duty Versus Conscience', War Garphic and Comics

19
Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-02-23 - 1917-02-23
Summary:

Performance by Miss Sonia Halanai for 3 nights only; Screening of 'A Vow', 'Duty Versus Conscience', War Garphic and Comics

20
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…