A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-06-15
Summary:

The Variety Film Exchange Company of Nathan Road, Kowloon took a special series of pictures of the crowds dispersing after the celebration on the King's Birthday on the Cricket Ground, and we understand the same has been forwarded to New York for the 'American Gazette.'

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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.…

3
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.

8
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.

10
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.

12
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: 1917-06-18
Summary:

At Victoria Theatre a programme including the drama 'Who's Guilty?' was given. Other pictures were three comics and the American and British Gazettes.

14
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-03-22
Summary:

Victims of Fate' will be screened for the last time. The 3rd and 4th episodes of the serial film 'The Fatal Ring' featuring Pearl While will be produced. The new American Gazette is full of interest.

15
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-05-04
Summary:

The striking picture showing the movement of the horse is a Pathe Freres colour production 'The Horse.' The 15th and 16th episodes of the 'Fatal Ring' become increasingly interesting. And also Captain Bruce Bairnsfather's Cartoon with American and British Gazettes.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-05-18
Summary:

A beautiful Pathe Colour series 'Life in a Fresh Water Aquarium' is now being shown at the Victoria. The last two episodes of 'The Fatal Ring' featuring Pearl White, and the British and American Gazette are also shown.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-05-24
Summary:

This week's attractions are two stories played by well-known artistes. 'Which?' and 'The On-the-Square Girl' featuring Molly King. The programme also included an American Gazette and 'Anatole's Oath.'

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Headline: The Victoria
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-06-12
Summary:

The first two episodes of 'Seven Pearls' and a Pathe Gold Rooster film 'Simon the Jester,' taken from the novel by W. J. Locke, featuring Edwin Arden, Irene Warfield and Alma Tell will be screened. New comics and British and American Gazettes will be screened next week.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-07-05
Summary:

The 7th and 8th episodes of 'The Seven Pearls.' Serial film 'Judex' will be screened and there will be a performance by The Ginks and the company on Sunday. The American Gazette will be screened soon.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-08-23
Summary:

A large audience enjoyed the good fare presented at the cinemas. The Gazettes, both British and American, were as interesting as ever, and Harold Harold 's 'The Tip.' A five part Pathe play 'The Mark of Cain' with Mrs. Vernon Castle and Antonio Moreno in the leading…