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).

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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.'

8
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.'

9
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.'

10
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.'

11
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.'

12
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.

13
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.

14
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…

15
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.

16
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.

17
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.

18
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.