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…

7
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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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…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-09-07 - 1916-09-09
Summary:

On Sept 9, 7th and 8th episodes of 'The Black Box Mystery' [sic]; The Great War, Pathe's Gazette; comics: John Bunny, Keystones.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-09-12 - 1916-09-13
Summary:

On Sep 12, 9th and 10th episodes of 'The Black Box Mystery' [sic] in 4 parts; interesting, The Great War, Pathe's British Gazette; comics: 'The Aunt that Wasn't,' 'The Frail Vessel,' and 'Baby Day.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-09-19 - 1916-09-19
Summary:

On Sep 19, the magnificent serial play, 11th and 12th episodes of 'The Black Box Mystery' [sic] in 4 parts; Pathe's British Gazette, The Great War; Keystone and other comics; on Sep 20 and 21, a grand naval variety night.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-09-21 - 1916-09-23
Summary:

On Sep 22, 13th-15th episodes of the 'Black Box Mystery' [sic]; Pathe's British Gazette, Great War in the Trenches; 'The Amateru's Night,' Pathe's starlight comic; 'Wiffles and the Two Typists,' comic; 'Detective Snob & the Black Pearl…

14
Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-12-13 - 1916-12-16
Summary:

From Dec 13-15, the final episode of the great Trans-Atlantic serial entitled 'The Broken Coin'; a good detective drama 'On the Track of the Spider League' in 3 reels; also Keystone comics.

15
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-08-18 - 1916-08-18
Summary:

Tonight: 'The Black Box' (1st & 2nd Episodes), to see Herbert Rawlinson's acting, 'The Bride of the Haunted Castle', 'A Water Dog' (Keystone Comedy), 'The Greater Motive', 'Panama Canal' and 'Three Girls and A Man'; Band night…

16
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-08-19 - 1916-08-19
Summary:

Tonight: 'The Black Box' (1st & 2nd Episodes), to see Herbert Rawlinson's acting, 'The Bride of the Haunted Castle', 'A Water Dog' (Keystone Comedy), 'The Greater Motive', 'Panama Canal' and 'Three Girls and A Man'; Band night…

17
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-08-22 - 1916-08-24
Summary:

Tonight: 'The Black Box' (3rd episode), 'The Pocket Wireless', 'The Life of George Carpenter', 'Italian Cavalry', 'Guzzle the Golfer' (Keystone Comic), 'Buster Brown on Goats' (Edison Comic) and 'The Border Range'

18
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-08-25 - 1916-08-25
Summary:

Tonight: 'The Black Box' (4th & 5th Episodes), 'Comedy and Tragedy', 'Kitchener's Army', 'Kid Love' (Keystone Comedies) and 'A Convenient Friend'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-08-25 - 1916-08-25
Summary:

Screening of 'The Black Box', Pathe's 'The Menace', 'Max Linder Joins the Colours', 'The Great War (New Comers at French Front)', 'The Great War (Russian Units in France)'; Pathe's British Gazette: 'Cupid in Hospital'

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

Tonight: 'The Black Box' (4th & 5th Episodes), 'Comedy and Tragedy', 'Kitchener's Army', 'Kid Love' (Keystone Comedies) and 'A Convenient Friend'; Band night Tonight