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: 1918-02-18
Summary:

The Tramp' featuring Henry Krauss will be screened tonight at the Victoria Theatre. Pathe's British and American Gazettes are really good this week and comic pictures are worth seeing. A well-known cinema serial 'The Fatal Ring' featuring Pearl White is expected shortly from…

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Headline: The Cinemas
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-04-15
Summary:

Seats were fully occupied at Victoria and Hongkong Theatre. In the twentieth century the role of a hero is played by a female rather than male and Pearl White fulfils every requirement in the 'Fatal Ring.' Film synopsis included. Many interesting films will be shown in the programme…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-08-28
Summary:

The week's programme at the Hongkong Theatre is very attractive with Paramount photo-play 'Each Pearl a Tear,' the first five parts of 'A Daughter of the Gods' and another serial 'The Secret Kingdom' featuring Chas. Richman, Dorothy Kelly and Arline Pretty will…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-09-04
Summary:

The Hongkong Theatre will be screening a unique serial film 'The Secret Kingdom,' film plot included. And the 'Daughter of the Gods' will be screened for the last time on Wednesday.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-09-14
Summary:

The 5th and 6th episodes of the 'Secret Kingdom' will be screened with Keystone comics at the Hongkong Theatre. On Wednesday, the programme will be a comedy with Charlie Chaplin's 'The Immigrant,' 'Easy Street' and 'Behind the Screen.' Charlie is now…

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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.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-09-21
Summary:

Charlie Chaplin's comics made a good attraction. Tonight the 7th and 8th episodes of 'Secret Kingdom' will be screened and a Paramount feature 'Pasquale' will be exhibited with new comedies.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-10-16
Summary:

The Secret Kingdom' has reached its 13th and 14th episodes, 'Who is Number One?,' 'Wrongly Accused' and new comics will be shown.

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

There will be a special matinee at the Hongkong Theatre showing a thrilling drama 'The Fatal Ring' in five parts and various comics.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-09-30
Summary:

The Hongkong Theatre started with a new programme last night. The famous star Bessie Barriscale takes the leading role in the Triangle production of five parts 'Plain Jane,' a magnificent picture and very amusing. An attractive drama is anticipated for Saturday next, together with some…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-09-06
Summary:

From tomorrow until Tuesday the third and fourth episodes of the 'The Secret Kingdom' will be screened in the Hongkong Theatre. On Wednesday the 17th a 'Paramount' feature in 5 parts entitled the 'Victory of Conscience' will be exhibited, with selected comics.

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Headline: Kinema Notes
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-09-29
Summary:

Tonight the new programme at the Hongkong Theatre will include a beautiful Triangle production in five parts, 'The Plain Jane' featuring Betty Barriscale [sic].

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-10-23
Summary:

The Hongkong Theatre is showing a splendid play entitled 'The Devil Stone' featuring Geraldine Farrar with a strong supporting cast. At tomorrow's matinee a Triangle film 'Plain Jane' is to be screened and at 7.15 there will be further episodes of the serial 'The…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-03-12
Summary:

From today until Tuesday next a Paramount picture in five parts, 'Pretty Mrs Smith' featuring Fritzie [sic] Scheff, will be screened at the Hongkong Theatre. Fatty Arbuckle will be seen in a delightful 2-part love comedy. At the 7:15 performance a new serial in fifteen episodes '…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-03-30
Summary:

The change of programme at the Hongkong Theatre tonight brings a most interesting 6-part drama 'Fighting Cressy,' featuring the popular star Blanche Sweet. At the 7.15 p.m. performance the 9th and 10th episodes of the serial film the 'Iron Test,' will be screened. Special…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-04-23
Summary:

From today until Tuesday night a 5-part drama 'The Ruler of the Road,' featuring Frank Keenan will be screened at the Hongkong Theatre. Interesting Pathe Gazette and comedies will also be screened. At 7.15 p.m. the 13th and 14th episodes of the 'Iron Test' will be shown.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-03-14
Summary:

A Paramount picture in five parts, 'Pretty Mrs. Smith,' featuring Fritzi Scheff, is being screened at the Hongkong Theatre. The popular Fatty is appearing in a comic entitled 'Fatty Arbuckle in Love.' Also, at the 7.15 performance a thrilling serial picture, 'The Iron…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-03-18
Summary:

A Paramount picture film, in five parts entitled 'The Clever Mrs. Carfax,' featuring Julian Eltinage, is being screened at the Hongkong Theatre. Meanwhile, a comic film, 'A Brass Monkey,' will be released. The subsequent episodes of the serial picture 'The Iron Test…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-04-25
Summary:

The 'Ruler of the Road,' a five-reel drama, in which Frank Keenan is seen at his best, is being screened at the Hongkong Theatre. Pathe's Gazette and an interesting comic make up a splendid programme. The serial film 'The Iron Test' (13th and 14th episodes) is shown at…