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: 1915-03-13
Summary:

One of the local cinematograph theatres has been screening a film founded on a novel by Gabriele D' Annunzio. The manufacturers tend to produce morbidly sensational novels rather than dramatised or photographic representations of recognised plays. When Victor Hugo's 'Les…

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Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-08-28
Summary:

At the Bijou Theatre, the weekend attraction is the new American serial, 'Neal of the Navy.' In the instalments shown on Saturday night, one of the most striking features was a fine picture of the eruption of Mont Pelee.

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Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-09-04
Summary:

At the Bijou Theatre, the long serial 'Neal of the Navy' maintains popularity, and the new instalments have been received with the utmost enthusiasm. We understand that this picture has still many reels to run yet. Its many scenes of excitement and thrill should make it a great…

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Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-09-11
Summary:

At the Bijou, the American serial film 'Neal of the Navy' becomes increasingly popular, both Europeans and Chinese finding it entirely to their taste. The 9th and 10th instalments are now being shown and, with them, some rousing comics, Keystone and others.

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

The popular picture 'Neal of the Navy' is to be transferred to the New Theatre in Queen's Road, and it will be shown from tomorrow night. Arrangements are also being made by the management of the New Theatre, for acquiring the right of a new and lengthy serial, the title of which…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-09-14
Summary:

Owing to the enormous success of the great serial film 'Neal of the Navy,' the management of this theatre has been able to make arrangements for its production. It will be exhibited in the following order: Three episodes and a Keystone Comedy on every change of programme, starting from…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-09-20
Summary:

We are informed that the New Hongkong Theatre will exhibit the sixth, seventh and eighth episodes of 'Neal of the Navy' tonight and the two following nights.

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-09-20
Summary:

The last two episodes of the exciting drama 'Neal of the Navy' will be screened at the Bijou tonight, tomorrow and Friday.

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

Further episodes, the 9th, 10th, and 11th of 'Neal of the Navy' will be screened tonight with Keystone Comics, at the New Hongkong Cinematograph.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-09-25
Summary:

The Hong Kong Theatre in Queen's Road is meeting with real success, and good houses have been ruled over the weekend, the chief attraction being the 9th, 10th, and 11th episodes of 'Neal of the Navy.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-09-27
Summary:

Tonight, the Hongkong Theatre will screen the 12th and 13th episodes of 'Neal of The Navy' and on Saturday the 30th, the last episodes.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-12-22
Summary:

The popularity of cinemas will be enhanced this festive week and the management of the Coronet Theatre, ever cognizant of the needs of the public, have led the way with an arrangement for a number of super productions which, cramped into the span of a week's screening, will provide…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-12-30
Summary:

As 'Little Lord Fauntleroy' featuring Mary Pickford finishes its run at the Coronet Theatre, 'Disraeli,' a film version of a play of that name by Louis N. Parker becomes the next week's attraction at the Coronet. Featuring the charming view of life, the film is based on…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-01-13
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is going to screen 'Disraeli,' the film version of the play written by Louis N. Parker. Although the film is largely based on the many-sided career of the great Prime Minister and Peer whose name it bears, the film is not strictly historical and does deviate from the…

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Headline: Disraeli'
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-01-15
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is screening 'Disraeli,' the film version of the play of the same name by Louis N. Parker. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-01-16
Summary:

Throughout the week, Coronet Theatre is screening 'Disraeli' featuring George Arliss who is famous for his performance in 'The Devil.' He is well supported by Mrs. Arliss.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-01-18
Summary:

All this week, Coronet Theatre is screening 'Disraeli,' a film based on the life story of the distinguished Jewish minister.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-03-16
Summary:

Next week, World Theatre is going to screen French author Victor Hugo's story's film version entitled 'Les Miserables.' The William Fox production featuring William Farnum promises to be original to the great French writer's story.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-03-21
Summary:

Beginning from today, World Theatre is going to screen a William Fox production entitled 'Les Miserables' starring William Farnum. Written by French author Victor Hugo, the story depicts the unique features of Paris. The producer has tried his best to make the reproduction historically…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-03-22
Summary:

Kowloon Theatre is going to screen 'The Ruling Passion' featuring Mr. George Arliss who last appeared in the title role of 'Disraeli.'