A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-01-06
Summary:

At the Victoria Theatre the opening chapters of the serial film 'The Iron Claw,' featuring Pearl White, Creighton Hale and Sheldon Lewis, were shown. The play includes popular artistes. In addition to the big picture, the management has provided quite a good programme of humorous…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-01-06
Summary:

The Hongkong Theatre has changed the hour of its matinee for this afternoon, comics and pictures will be screened, including 'The Diamond from the Sky' and 'The Iron Claw' featuring Pearl White.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-01-08
Summary:

The Iron Claw' is not shown at any other local picture houses other than Victoria Theatre, The drama is one of the best full of sensational incidents and attracted a large audience.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-01-30
Summary:

The attractive Senat [sic] film, the 'Iron Claw,' makes the theatre small for so many people, hence the Manager suggested two matinees every Saturday to accommodate the patrons. The repetition of this film gives ample time to follow each episode regularly. Mr Blake is untiring in his…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-02-22
Summary:

Iron Claw' had to be interrupted owing to unavoidable delay. 'Greed' is still proceeding. New War pictures together with some good comics made a good programme. 'Via Wireless' will be screened from Friday, adapted from the play by Winchell Smith and Paul Armstrong,…

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Headline: The 'Iron Claw'
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-04-06
Summary:

The continuation of the story of the 'Iron Claw' will appear in the column of the South China Morning Post. Episodes 13 and 14 will be printed while episodes 15 and 16 will be screened.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-04-12
Summary:

The Victoria Theatre is screening pictures 'Iron Claw' and 'Zudora' and the performance of celebrated violinist Cor de Bly is splendid.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-04-23
Summary:

On Monday at the matinee several pictures including a five part film 'The Woman,' comedy 'The Golden Chance' with Cleo Ridgely and Wallace Res [sic] and a drama 'Rufus Wallingford' that deals with modern life and 'Are you a Mason?' will be shown. Those who…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-04-28
Summary:

The 19th and 20th episodes of the 'Iron Claw' will be screened tonight when Laughing Mask will make himself known to the public. This is one of the most thrilling films ever produced.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-05-26
Summary:

Commencing tonight the Bijou Theatre is screening the first and second episodes of 'The Iron Claw' a magnificent serial in twenty episodes.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-07-21
Summary:

The Government District Schools suspended work on Thursday for the summer vacation. Several reels of famous 'Iron Claw' called forth rounds of applause.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-08-09
Summary:

Victoria Theatre is going to show 'The Shielding Shadow' tomorrow. This Pathe serial continues the success of 'Elaine' to 'Red Circle,' 'The Perils of Pauline,' and 'The Iron Claw.' The film is played by Grace Darmond, Ralph Kellard and Leon Bary…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-10-26
Summary:

Mr J. J. Blake, the manager of that Victoria Theatre, informs us that great care has been taken in the choice of productions for the winter season. Great variety of films were obtained, including 'The Grip of Evil,' with Jack Saunders, 'The Fatal Ring' featuring Pearl White…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-11-06
Summary:

The Light That Failed' is the first Rudyard Kipling work to be produced as a motion picture played by a well-known cast. Directed by Edward Jose, and played by Robert Edeson, Claude Fleming, Jose Collins and Lillian Tucker. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-12-04
Summary:

A new serial film 'The Mystery of the Double Cross' will be commenced at the Victoria Theatre on Friday next. 'The Fatal Ring' featuring Miss Pearl White and 'Kick in, Kick in' are hoped to be secured next.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-06-03
Summary:

The new Pathe serial 'The Seven Pearls' to be screened at the Victoria Theatre is a thrilling one. Artistes contributed to the success of the picture, apart from the interesting story of the serials. The story was written by Chas. W. Goddard, who wrote 'The Perils of Pauline…

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

Pathe's new serial picture 'The House of Hate' is popular than the last few continued stories of 'The Exploits of Elaine,' 'The Iron Claw,' 'The Red Circle,' 'The Mystery of the Double Cross,' 'The Fatal Ring' and 'The Seven…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-09-02
Summary:

Spectacular scenes, love themes, psychology and an old atmosphere of days gone by – these elements are all in 'A Lady of Quality,' the Universal Jewel production starring Virginia Valli and directed by Hobart Henley, which comes to the World Theatre on Wednesday. This Henley production…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-02-02
Summary:

There were crowded houses again at the Star yesterday, to witness Booth Tarkington's dynamic society drama, 'The Turmoil.' Those who saw Tarkington's previous production, 'The Flirt,' a big and interesting picture were not disappointed. Film plot included. George…