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.

3
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).

4
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-09-24 - 1919-09-26
Summary:

24th, 25th and 26th September, showing Paramount feature in 5 parts, Marguerite Clark in 'The Seven Sisters.' Saturday 27th September, see 'Houdini.' Booking at the theatre.

5
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-09-27 - 1919-09-30
Summary:

Commencing Saturday 27th September, showing 1st and 2nd episodes of 'Houdini' in the great mystery serial and comics. Booking at the theatre.

6
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-10-01 - 1919-10-03
Summary:

1st, 2nd and 3rd October, showing drama in 5 parts, Beatriz Michelena in 'Mignon' and various comics. Saturday 4th, see episodes 3 and 4 of 'Houdini.' Booking at the theatre.

7
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-10-04 - 1919-10-07
Summary:

4th, 5th, 6th and 7th October, showing episodes 3 and 4 of 'Houdini' and comics. Wednesday 8th, see Annette Kellerman in 'Neptune's Daughter.' Booking at the theatre.

8
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-10-08 - 1919-10-10
Summary:

8th, 9th and 10th October, showing a great dramatic film in 7 parts, Annette Kellerman in 'Neptune's Daughter.' Saturday 11th, episodes 5 and 6 of 'Houdini.' Booking at the theatre.

9
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-10-18 - 1919-10-21
Summary:

From Saturday, 18th to Tuesday, 21st October, showing episodes 7 and 8 of 'Houdini' and various comics. Sunday no matinee. Booking at the theatre.

10
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-10-22 - 1919-10-24
Summary:

22nd, 23rd and 24th October, showing drama in 5 parts, 'Jane Shore' and various comics. Saturday 25th, see episodes 9 and 10 of 'Houdini.' Booking at the theatre.

11
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-10-25 - 1919-10-28
Summary:

25th, 26th, 27th and 28th October, showing episodes 9 and 10 of 'Houdini' and various comics. Wednesday 29th, see Blanche Sweet in 'The Evil Eye.' Booking at the theatre.

12
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-10-11 - 1919-10-14
Summary:

From 11th to 14th October, showing episodes 5 and 6 of 'Houdini.' Monday 13th, matinee at 5 p.m., Kathlyn Williams in 'Big Timber,' Paramount in 5 parts. Booking at the theatre. October 14 Remarks: Ad. on 'Houdini' only.

13
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-11-01 - 1919-11-04
Summary:

For four nights only, commencing Saturday 1st November, 9.15 p.m. performances, Selig presents Kathlyn Williams and Wheeler Oakman in 'The Ne'er-Do-Well.' Drama complete in 10 parts. Book your seats early. Matinees and 7.15 p.m. performances, showing 11th and 12th episodes of…

14
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-11-07 - 1919-11-10
Summary:

For 7th, 8th, 9th and 10th November at 9.15 p.m., also matinees on Friday and Monday, Chrystine Mayo, Paula Shay and Joseph Burke in 'A Fool's Paradise,' a society drama. 7.15 p.m. and Saturday matinee, episodes 13 and 14 of 'Houdini.' Booking at the theatre. November 10…

15
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…

16
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.

17
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.

18
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.

19
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.