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: 1918-01-19 - 1918-01-21
Summary:

The Hongkong Film Exchange Co. presents the most beautiful production serial of the day, 'Gloria's Romance,' featuring Miss Billie Burke. Also Keystone comedies. Wednesday, 23rd January, see: a Broadway Universal feature in 7 parts, 'A Soul Enslaved.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-02-02 - 1918-02-05
Summary:

Tonight, showing: 5th and 6th episodes, 'Gloria's Romance' and Keystone comics. Wednesday, 6th February, see: another Universal feature in 7 parts, 'Little Brother of the Rich.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-02-09 - 1918-02-11
Summary:

9th, 10th, 11th and 12th February, showing: 7th and 8th episodes of 'Gloria's Romance,' and Keystone comics. Wednesday, 13th February, screening: a beautiful Universal feature in 7 parts, 'The White Scar.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-03-09 - 1918-03-12
Summary:

9th, 10th, 11th and 12th March, showing 15th and 16th episodes, 'Gloria's Romance' and Keystone comedies featuring Charlie Chaplin. Wednesday, 13th March, see the extraordinary film in 7 parts, 'Thrown to the Lions.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-03-16 - 1918-03-19
Summary:

17th, 18th and 19th March, showing 17th and 18th episodes, 'Gloria's Romance.' Also Keystone comics featuring Charlie Chaplin. Wednesday, 20th March, screening two exclusive features, 'The Law of the Range' and 'A Daughter of the Jungle.'

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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…

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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.

10
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…

12
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…

13
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…

14
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…

15
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-06-08 - 1918-06-11
Summary:

Commencing Saturday 8th June, showing 9th and 10th episodes, 'The Red Ace,' including Universal Weekly and Keystone Comics. Wednesday, 12th June, see the great Universal drama in 7 parts, 'The Frame-Up.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-06-22 - 1918-06-25
Summary:

Saturday, 22nd to Tuesday, 25th June, showing 13th and 14th episodes, 'The Red Ace,' including Universal Weekly and Keystone Comics. Wednesday, 26th June, see the great dramatic film 7 parts, 'The Man Inside.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-08-24 - 1918-08-27
Summary:

August 24, 25, 26 and 27, screening a fine Triangle photoplay in 5 parts, 'Let Katy Do It,' including Keystone and L. Ko Comedies. Wednesday 28th August, matinee and 7.15 p.m. performance, showing the fine 5 parts of 'A Daughter of the Gods.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-10-05 - 1918-10-08
Summary:

Tonight, screening 'The Secret Kingdom' 11th and 12th episodes with L-KO and Keystone comics. Wednesday 9th, see our next serial, 'Who Is Number One?' 1st, 2nd and 3rd episodes, Paramount serial complete in 15 episodes, featuring Kathleen Clifford.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-07-05 - 1919-07-08
Summary:

5th, 6th, 7th and 8th July, showing dramatic serial story, 1st and 2nd episodes, Mary [sic] Walcamp in 'The Moon Child.' Also Keystone comics. Booking at the theatre.

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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…