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: 1917-06-22 - 1917-06-22
Summary:

On June 22, 9th and 10th series of 'Who's Guilty,' 'A Trial of Souls' and 'The Water Strain'; Pathe's British Gazettes, American Gazettes, and The Great War; comics: Starlight and Keystone.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-06-28 - 1917-06-30
Summary:

On June 29, Pathe colour feature: 'Hands from the Shadow' in 3 parts; 11th series of 'Who's Guilty' (The Lost Paradise); Pathe's American Gazette; The Great War; 'Lonesome Luke' (comedy); Keystone comedy.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-07-02 - 1917-07-04
Summary:

On July 3, the powerful film play 'An Artist's Daughter' in 3 parts by Mr. Morlhom; Pathe's American Gazette, Great War, 1914-17; comics: 'The Five Senses' and 'A Husband's Suspicions'; opening shortly: performance by Blascheck and Aldin.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-08-23 - 1917-08-25
Summary:

On Aug 24, the wonder serial of the world in 15 episodes each two reels, showing 5th and 6th episodes of 'The Shielding Shadow,' 'Through Bolted Doors' and 'The Disappearing Prisoner'; Pathe's British Gazette and 'Pathe's American Gazette,'…

5
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-09-06 - 1917-09-08
Summary:

On Sept 7, Pathe's great serial, 9th and 10th episodes of 'The Shielding Shadow,' 'The Incorrigible Captive' and 'The Vanishing Mantle'; Pathe's British French & American Gazettes: The Great War, Portuguese army prepares for war; instructive: '…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1918-01-03 - 1918-01-05
Summary:

On Jan 4, Pathe's greatest serial, featuring Mollie King, 9th and 10th episodes of 'The Mystery of the Double Cross'; interesting: 'The Great War'; comics: Wiffles in 2 parts: 'His Maiden Aunt.'

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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: 1919-05-05 - 1919-05-07
Summary:

3 nights only, a Splendid Pathe Gold Rooster Play. Helene Chadwick and Antonio Moreno in 'The Angel Factory.' Also a Toto comedy entitled 'Do Husbands Deceive?' Billy and Doris Harley: the Anglo-American entertainers. 'A Daughter of the Jungles' featuring Wellington…

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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…

10
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: 1916-10-16 - 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…

14
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…

15
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…

18
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: 1916-11-02 - 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: 1916-11-11 - 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:…