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: 1917-06-27 - 1917-06-29
Summary:

Tonight, 'The Pointsman's Daughter' (drama); 'Mama Is Asleep' (comedy in 2 parts); 'The Iron Claw,' 11th and 12th episodes (2 parts each).

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-05-22 - 1918-05-24
Summary:

22nd, 23rd and 24th May, 1918, screening 'Jack o' Hearts,' a thrilling and powerful drama complete in 6 parts. Also various comics. Saturday, 25th May, see the great and wonderful film, 'The Barrier' in 7 parts.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-05-25 - 1918-05-28
Summary:

4 nights only. Saturday, 25th to Tuesday, 28th May at 9.15 p.m. performance, screening 'The Barrier' in 7 parts, a beautiful and interesting screening production (from the novel by Rex Beach). 7.15 p.m. performance and Saturday matinee showing 'The Mysterious Town,' drama in…

4
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-05-18 - 1918-05-18
Summary:

Look out for 'The Barrier,' the sumptuous photoplay. Watch the date.

5
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-05-23 - 1918-05-23
Summary:

The three big productions of the year: 'The Barrier' in 7 parts, 8,000 feet, produced by the Rex Beach Motion Pictures Co.; 'The Mormon Maid' in 6 parts, 6,000 feet, featuring Mae Murray; 'The Lust of the Ages' in 7 parts, 7,000 feet, featuring Lillian Walker. Watch…

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

Saturday, Sunday, Monday and Tuesday, May 25, 26, 27 and 28, super-programme for four nights only. 9.15 p.m. performance, the first greatest picture of the year, 'The Barrier' from the novel by Rex Beach, in 7 parts, 8,000 feet. Owing to the enormous price we are paying for the rights…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-05-25 - 1918-05-25
Summary:

Attraction extraordinary, tonight at 9.15 performance only, see the wonderful screen production from the famous novel, 'The Barrier,' produced by Rex Beach Motion Pictures Co. in 7 reels. Press opinions from The New York Telegraph, The Moving Picture World and The New York Times…

8
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-05-31 - 1918-05-31
Summary:

The next exclusive feature, a 32-centimeter dramatic shot that has started the film world, Lillian Walker in 'The Lust of the Ages,' in 7 parts, 7,000 feet, produced by Ogden Pictures Corporation. Book your seats early for Saturday, 1st June. Dress circle, $1.00; first-class, 50 cents…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-06-01 - 1918-06-01
Summary:

Saturday, 1st to Tuesday, 4th June at 9.15 p.m. performance, screening the beautiful film in 7 parts, 'The Lust of the Ages.' 7 p.m. performance and also at Saturday matinees 2 p.m. and 5 p.m., showing 'The Barrier' in 7 parts. Remarks: Another ad. on page 10. 'The Lust…

10
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-01-29 - 1919-01-31
Summary:

Wednesday, 29th to Friday, 31st January, showing 4th to 6th episodes of 'The Voice on the Wire,' and comics. Friday, 31st, matinee at 5.15 p.m., repeating 'The House of Lies,' a beautiful Paramount feature in 5 parts, featuring Edna Goodrich. Saturday, 31st February, showing…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-02-01 - 1919-02-01
Summary:

1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th February, showing a special Paramount feature in 6 parts, 'Temptation,' featuring the famous opera star Geraldine Farrar, including Gazette and comics. Monday 3rd, matinee at 5 p.m., showing 'Quo Vadis' drama in 7 parts. Tuesday 4th, matinee at 5.15 p.m…

12
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-02-04 - 1919-02-04
Summary:

Tonight, showing a special Paramount feature in 6 parts, 'Temptation,' featuring the famous opera star Geraldine Farrar, including Gazette and comics. Today (Tuesday) 4th, matinee at 5.15 p.m., showing 'A Wife's Sacrifice,' drama in 5 parts.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-03-12 - 1919-03-14
Summary:

12th, 13th and 14th March, showing Paramount feature in 5 parts, Irene Fenwick in 'A Coney Island Princess,' including Gazette and comics. Monday 17th, matinee at 5.15 p.m., showing 'Temptation' in 6 parts (Paramount). Tuesday 18th, 5th and 6th episodes, Billie Burke in…

14
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-03-15 - 1919-03-18
Summary:

15th, 16th, 17th and 18th March, showing 7th and 8th episodes of 'A Lass of the Lumberlands,' including Gazette and comics. Monday 17th, matinee at 5.15 p.m., showing 'Temptation,' in 6 parts (Paramount). Tuesday 18th, matinee at 5.15 p.m., 5th and 6th episodes, Billie Burke…

15
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-05-23
Summary:

By arrangement with the Hongkong Film Exchange Company, Hongkong Theatre have secured the sole rights for China of exceptional films. The first is from the story of Rex Beach, 'The Barrier' issued by the Rex Beach Motion Picture Company. Another is 'The Mormon Maid' featuring…

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

An exclusive drama-picture 'Jack of Diamonds' is now being screened at the Hongkong Theatre and pictures will be screened at matinees, including 'A Soul Enslaved,' Rex Beach's 'The Barrier.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-05-25
Summary:

A special screening of Rex Beach's 'The Barrier' will be shown at the Hongkong Theatre. The picture has a comprehensive plot with the last part most thrilling of all. Film review included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-05-27
Summary:

Hongkong Theatre is showing Rex Beach's 'The Barrier.' Film synopsis included.

19
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-06-01
Summary:

The second of the series 'The Lust of the Ages' from the book by Aaton Hoffman will be shown tonight, starring Lillian Walker. Repeat performances of 'The Barrier' will be given this afternoon matinees.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-01-28 - 1919-01-30
Summary:

January 29 to Friday January 31, showing 4th to 6th episodes of 'The Voice on the Wire,' also Comics. Friday 31, matinee at 5.15 p.m., repeating 'The House of Lies,' a beautiful Paramount feature in 5 parts, featuring Edna Goodrich. Saturday February 1, showing a special…