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: 1916-11-04 - 1916-11-07
Summary:

On Nov 4, 9th and 10th episodes of 'The Million Dollar Mystery'; comics, including 'Charlie Chaplin,' orchestra in attendance; on Nov 8, 'Neptune's Daughter' by special request.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-05-09 - 1917-05-11
Summary:

From May 9-11, showing a thrilling drama 'The Price of Blood' in 4 parts; also comedies with Charlie Chaplin.

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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: 1919-07-25 - 1919-07-29
Summary:

26th, 27th, 28th and 29th July at 9.15 p.m. performance, showing 'The Fall of a Nation' in 7 parts, 7,000 feet, the most stupendous and amazing film production in the world's history, written by Thomas Dixon, featuring Virginia Holland [sic]. Saturday's matinee and 7.15 p.m.…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-07-30 - 1919-07-30
Summary:

30th, 31st July and 1st August at 5.15 p.m. performance, showing 5th and 6th episodes of 'The Moon Child.' 7.15 p.m. performance and Wednesday's matinee, showing 'The Fall of a Nation' in 7 parts. Booking at the theatre.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-11-04 - 1919-11-04
Summary:

By special request, one night only, Wednesday 5th November at 9.15 p.m. sharp, 'The Fall of a Nation,' the great musical spectacle complete in 8 parts. Booking at the theatre begins from 9 a.m. Tuesday. Friday 7th to Monday 10th at 9.15 p.m., also Friday and Monday matinees, Crystine […

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-11-05 - 1919-11-05
Summary:

One night only, Wednesday, 5th November, 'The Fall of a Nation,' the greatest war picture in 8 parts. Usual prices. Booking at the theatre.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-11-07
Summary:

The Hongkong Theatre, for three nights will screen the popular seven part picture 'Neptune's Daughter,' in which the Annette Kellerman plays the leading part. Last night, the 9th and 10th episodes 'The Million Dollar Mystery' and a Charlie Chaplin picture were shown. In…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-05-10
Summary:

A beautiful drama 'The Price [sic] of Blood' is now being screened in the Hongkong Theatre. It comprises of four reels. There are also Chaplin comics.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-04-03
Summary:

Universal's 'The Red Ace' was screened and a new drama 'Jane Cowl' together with Charlie Chaplin's comic films will be shown.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-09-17
Summary:

The attraction at the Hongkong Theatre is two further episodes of the 'Secret Kingdom.' Further chapters will follow on Saturday while Charlie Chaplin films will be screened on Wednesday.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-07-25
Summary:

The fifth and sixth episodes of the serial film 'The Moon Child' will be screened at the Hongkong Theatre at the matinee and 7.15 p.m. performance next Saturday. At night, the production by Thomas Dixon, entitled 'The Fall of a Nation' will be shown for the first time. The…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-07-30
Summary:

We are asked to state that the great dramatic film 'The Fall of a Nation' will be shown at today's matinee (5.15 p.m.) at the Hongkong Theatre, at the usual prices.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-06-15
Summary:

Tonight will be the last showing of the picture 'Common Law,' in seven parts, at Hongkong Theatre. It is from the well-known story of Robert W. Chambers, and is presented by Lewis J. Selznick on the screen, featuring Clara Kimball Young. The subsequent episodes of 'The Carter Case…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-09-18
Summary:

The Charlie Chaplin programme starts at the Hongkong Cinema Theatre tonight.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-09-19
Summary:

The management of the Hongkong Theatre is presenting tonight and tomorrow nights, a Charlie Chaplin programme.

17
Headline: The Kinemas
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-05-12
Summary:

The Victoria Theatre has been getting full houses with 'The Waifs,' a Gladys Hulette picture that appeals, and for a Wiffle comic. The Coronet Theatre is full every night also, Smith and Bella Jackson were the 'drawers.' The pictures are striking. The Hongkong Theatre has a…

18
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-07-24
Summary:

The 5th and 6th episodes of the 'Moon Child' will be screened on Saturday. 'The Fall of a Nation' written recently by Thomas Dixon, in 7 parts, will also be screened. The protagonist of the play is Leila Frost in the role of Virginia Holland, the heroine of the story written…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-07-30
Summary:

The Hongkong Theatre is showing 'The Fall of a Nation.' On Friday night, the 5th and 6th episode of 'The Moon Child,' starring Marie Walcamp, will be screened. New comics will be introduced at intervals, the best and latest ones.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-09-14 - 1918-09-17
Summary:

The fifth and sixth episodes of 'The Secret Kingdom' from Saturday 14th to Tuesday 17th September, including Essanay and Keystone comics. All Charlie-Chaplin Programme on Wednesday, 18th September.