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: 1922-01-05 - 1922-01-09
Summary:

Today 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., 'A Beggar in Purple,' also 'Wood Simps.' 2.30 and 7.15 p.m. performances, 1st, 2nd and 3rd episodes of 'The Diamond Queen' featuring Eileen Sedgwick. Booking at the Theatre (Telephone 1337). January 5 Remarks: On page 5, another ad. on…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-02-05 - 1923-02-05
Summary:

The Coronet: Doris Keane in Romance. Kowloon Theatre: Tonight only, A Beggar in Purple.

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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: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-02-03 - 1923-02-03
Summary:

The Coronet: Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Silas Marner in 7 reels, The Stone Age and British Gazette. Kowloon Theatre: No show tonight. Sunday, February 4th, A Beggar in Purple.

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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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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-01-05 - 1922-01-09
Summary:

January 6 at 5.15 & 9.15 p.m., 'A Beggar in Purple,' an Edgar-Lewis production from the novel by Andrew Soutar, distributed by Pathe, and Century Comedies, 'Wood Simps.' 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., 'The Diamond Queen,' 1st, 2nd & 3rd epis. Booking at the Theatre.…