A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-06-16 - 1920-06-18
Summary:

Tonight at 2.15, 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Elsie Janis in 'Nearly a Lady.' Also Mack Sennet's [sic] bathing girls in 'A Bedroom Blunder.' Tonight at 7.15 p.m., 'Elmo, the Mighty' episodes 13 and 14. June 16 Remarks: On page 5, another ad. on 'Nearly a Lady…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-08-17 - 1916-08-17
Summary:

On Aug 15, Pathe's great photoplay The Golden Sword Knot in 3 reels; Pathe's British Gazette: 'The Great War: Army Traction in Alsace' and 'The Great War: With the Allies in the Near East' 2nd series; comics: 'The Model Nursemaid' and 'A Spring Time…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-10-17 - 1916-10-18
Summary:

On Oct 17, commencement of winter season; the great serial film, 1st and 2nd episodes of 'The Broken Coin' will be screened with various other interesting and comic pictures; on Oct 20, Pathe's great serial 'The Red Circle' and the official picture 'The Great Battle…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-10-19 - 1916-10-21
Summary:

On Oct 20, Pathe's great serial, 1st and 2nd episodes of 'The Red Circle' in 4 parts; 'The Great War: Approaching the 2nd Line,' the terrific battle of the Somme, see what the home papers say; comics: 'Love's Cunning,' 'Charlie's Recreation…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-10-23 - 1916-10-25
Summary:

On Oct 23, band night; last night of 'The Battle of the Somme' [sic]; 1st and 2nd episodes of 'The Red Circle'; on Oct 24, the thrilling serial play, 3rdd and 4th episodes of 'The Broken Coin'; comics: 'Mabel and Fatty's Wash Day' (Keystone), 'A…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-10-26 - 1916-10-28
Summary:

On Oct 27, Pathe's great serial, 3rd and 4th episodes of 'The Red Circle'; 'Twenty Years Ago' and 'Strange Attire'; The Great War, 1914-16: Springtime at the Front; 'The Fatal Note' (Keystone); Charlie's Musical Career (by request); check out for…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-10-30 - 1916-10-30
Summary:

On Oct 31, Annette Kellerman in 'Neptune's Daughter,' 7 reels, a story that captivates the imagination, environed in scenes of unique splendour and eerie originality, don't miss this marvellous production, for 3 nights only and Wednesday matinee; on Nov 3, 5th and 6th…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-10-16 - 1916-10-16
Summary:

On Oct 16, 'The What Nots,' marvellous programme: 'Poses Plastiques' and 'Shadow Pantomime'; on Oct 17, commencement of winter season, the great serial film, 1st and 2nd episodes of 'The Broken Coin' will be screened with various other interesting and…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-12-14 - 1916-12-16
Summary:

On Dec 15, the magnificent Gold Rooster play, featuring Ruth Roland of Red Circle fame in the 'Matrimonial Martyr,' a ripping coloured comedy in 5 parts; The Great War (series D.5); 'Chasing the Submarine'; 'Pathe's British Gazette'; 'Pokes and Jabs in One…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-05-21 - 1917-05-23
Summary:

On May 22, Pathe's great photoplay, featuring Ruth Roland of 'Red Circle' fame in 'Ambition'; gazettes, comics and interesting films; on May 25, 'Who's Guilty.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-11-16 - 1916-11-18
Summary:

On Nov 17, 9th and 10th episodes of 'Red Circle': Dodging the Law and Excess of baggage; instructive: Vultures; interesting: Pathe's 'British Gazette'; comics: 'Hogan's Mushy Job' [sic], 'Opened by Mistake,' and 'Max Becomes Cook'; on…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-11-23 - 1916-11-24
Summary:

On Nov 24, 11th and 12th episodes of 'The Red Circle': Seeds of Suspicion and Like a Rat in a Trap; 'The Great War': the disembarking of a Serbian Battalion, the new Serbian army, the slava Serbian feast; comics: 'The Wrong Flat,' 'Eloping with Anatole,'…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-11-27 - 1916-11-27
Summary:

On Nov 27, grand band and comedy night, 'Red Circle'; on Nov 28 and 29, the magnificent picture, film d' art in 5 reels, 'The Lost Sheep'; on Nov 30 and Dec 1, Howitt Philips Company in 'Peg 'O' My Heart' and 'What the Butler Saw.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-11-02 - 1916-11-04
Summary:

On Nov 3, an astounding programme, 5th and 6th episodes of 'Red Circle' [sic]: Weapons of War and False Colours; see the 20,000 boche prisoner, 'The Battle of Champagne,' Pathe's British Gazette; comics: Charlie in 'The Park' [sic], 'The Magic Bottle,…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-12-01 - 1916-12-02
Summary:

On Dec 2, last two episodes of 'The Red Circle': Branded as a Thief and Judgement Day; interesting: 'The Praying Mantis,' 'Pathe's British Gazette,' 'The Great War'; comics: 'Pokes & Jabs in Clover' and 'Just Kids.'

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

On Nov 10, Pathe's wonderful serial in magnificent photography, the 'Red Circle' in 2 episodes (7th and 8th); interesting: 'The Great War'; instructive: 'Lizards'; comics: Wiffles, 'Water Nymphs,' and 'Dust Hater'; do not forget the film:…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1918-09-16 - 1918-09-18
Summary:

September 16-18. Performance, 'Moranco,' quick-change artist and dancer. 'Ambition' featuring Ruth Roland of 'Red Circle' Fame. Selected comics.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1920-06-16 - 1920-06-18
Summary:

Elsie Janis, come and see her tonight in 'Nearly a Lady.' Don't forget Mack Sennet's [sic] Bathing Girls in 'A Bedroom Blunder.' June 16 and 17 remarks: At 7.15 p.m., 'Elmo the Mighty' episodes 13 and 14.

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

Screening of Pathe's photoplay 'The Golden Sword Knot' in 3 reels; Pathe's British Gazette: 'The Great War' (Army Traction in Alsace), 'The Great War' (With the Allies in the near East); Comics: 'The Model Nursemaid', 'A Springtime Feeling…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-09-28 - 1916-10-14
Summary:

Screening of Pathe's 'The Red Circle' in 14 episodes, featuring Ruth Roland and Frank Mayo