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: 1919-05-15 - 1919-05-17
Summary:

Beautiful Ruth Roland in a new Pathe serial 'Hands Up.' A Beautiful Heroine, 'The Phantom Riders,' 'The Bride of the Sun.' Don't Miss the opening episodes. May 15-17 remarks: Matinee, 'Colorado,' a dramatic masterpiece featuring Hobart Bosworth.…

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Headline: Safety Last!
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-10-05 - 1923-11-10
Summary:

Teaser ads for Harold Lloyd's 'Safety Last!' Different Illustrations included. The ads didn't mention the theatre's name, surmised from other ads. October 23 Remarks: Distributed by Pathe. October 31 Remarks: Coming shortly at the World Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-11-07 - 1923-11-10
Summary:

Wed. 7th to Sat. 10th November at 5.15 p.m. & 9.15 p.m., Harold Lloyd in 'Safety Last.' Admission $2 & $1.5. Photo included.

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Headline: Laughter First!
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-03-31 - 1924-04-05
Summary:

Beginning Wednesday, 2nd April, Harold Lloyd in 'Safety Last' at the World Theatre. April 4 Remarks: Photo included. April 5 Remarks: Beginning Sunday, 6th inst. Pola Negri in 'Mad Love.'

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-04-02 - 1924-04-05
Summary:

Wed. - Sat., 2nd - 5th April, Harold Lloyd in 'Safety Last,' and Inkwell Comedy 'Trapped.' Admission, 9.15 p.m., $1.5 & $1, 5.15 p.m., $1 & 70 cts.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-02-20 - 1925-02-28
Summary:

Eight reels of uproarious fun, Harold Lloyd in his latest vehicle 'Girl Shy,' 8000 feet of spills and thrills funnier than 'Dr. Jack,' more exciting than 'Safet Last' [sic]. February 21 remarks: Funnier than 'Grandma's Boy.' February 28 remarks:…

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Headline: The Star
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-03-02 - 1925-03-02
Summary:

Today, Barbara La Marr in 'Poor Men's Wives' companion film to 'Rich Men's Wives.' Thursday next, Harold Lloyd in 'Safety Last.'

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Headline: The Star
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-03-03 - 1925-03-14
Summary:

Today and tomorrow: William Russell in 'The Lady from Longacre.' Charles Chaplin in 'The Cure.' Our own Topical film, and Prizma-colour. March 4 remarks: Harold Lloyd in 'Safety Last.'

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Headline: The Star
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-03-05 - 1925-03-06
Summary:

Harold Lloyd in 'Safety Last.' Also Pathe's British Gazette and Prizma Colour.

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Headline: The Star
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-03-07 - 1925-03-09
Summary:

Harold Lloyd in 'Safety Last.' Tomorrow, Hoot Gibson in 'The Sawdust Trail.' Tuesday and Wednesday, 'The Covered Wagon.'

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-10-06 - 1917-10-08
Summary:

Screening of 'Barcelona and Its Mysteries' (6th episode) and 'The Revengling Dentist'; Coming film: 'Gloria's Romance'

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-10-09 - 1917-10-09
Summary:

Screening of 'Arrah Na Poque', 'Flying Fortune', 'The Revenging Dentist'; Coming film: 'Gloria's Romance'

13
Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-10-10 - 1917-10-12
Summary:

Screening of 'The Boer War' and Keystone Comedies: 'Rebecca's Wedding Day' and 'Love in Armor'; Coming film: 'Gloria's Romance'

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-10-13 - 1917-10-16
Summary:

Screening of 'The Beggar Prince', Comedies: 'Wiffles' Nose' and 'The 1000 Franc Banknote'; Coming film: 'Gloria's Romance' featuring Miss Billie Burke

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-10-20 - 1917-10-23
Summary:

Screening of 'Liberty' (18th episode), 'Ivanhoe' and Keystone Comedy; Coming film: 'Gloria's Romance'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-01-10 - 1918-01-11
Summary:

Tonight, screening: a great dramatic film story, 'Traffic in Souls' complete in 9 parts. Saturday, 12th January, see our grand new serial, 'Gloria's Romance.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-01-19 - 1918-01-23
Summary:

Tonight, screening: the most beautiful serial of the day, 'Gloria's Romance.' Also Keystone Comics. Wednesday, 23rd January, see exclusive Universal feature in 7 parts, ' A Soul Enslaved.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-01-24 - 1918-01-25
Summary:

Tonight, screening: 'A Soul Enslaved,' an emotional drama, complete in 7 parts, featuring the famous screen star, Cleo Madison. Also interesting comics. Saturday. 26th January, see 3rd and 4th episodes, 'Gloria's Romance.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-01-26 - 1918-01-29
Summary:

Tonight, screening: 3rd and 4th episodes of 'Gloria's Romance': 'A Perilous Love' and 'A Social Vortex.' Also Keystone comics. Wednesday, 30th January, see another Universal feature in 6 parts, 'The Wolf of Debt.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-01-31 - 1918-02-01
Summary:

Tonight, screening: 'The Wolf of Debt,' a beautiful Universal feature in 6 parts, and interesting comics. Saturday, 2nd February, see 5th and 6th episodes of 'Gloria's Romance.'