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: 1921-10-15
Summary:

Mildred Harris, star of such popular pictures as 'The Price of a Good Time' and 'A Doctor and the Woman,' will be the star at the Hongkong Theatre today in her latest Universal-Jewel production 'Borrowed Clothes.' Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-10-15
Summary:

At the Hongkong Theatre this afternoon and this evening, is being screened the super-production drama 'Borrowed Clothes' in which Mildred Harris takes the leading role. At the 7.15 performance, the first two episodes of a new serial 'The Screaming Shadow' will be shown. The…

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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: 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: 1920-05-17
Summary:

Hearts of Men,' in which George Behan takes the leading role, is being screened at the Hongkong Theatre at matinee and night performances. At the 7.15 performances until Wednesday the fifth and sixth episodes of the serial 'The Carter Case' are being shown.

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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: 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: 1920-06-14
Summary:

A seven-part picture entitled 'The Common Law' is the attraction at Hongkong Theatre. The story is by Robert W. Chambers and features Clara Kimball Young. The 'Carter Case' is being continued at the 7.15 performance.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-06-24
Summary:

Last night another 5-part Triangle film, 'Paddy O'Hara,' featuring William Desmond, was screened in the Hongkong Theatre. A new dramatic master-piece is announced for the next change of programme, namely 7-part film entitled 'The Warfare of the Flesh.' Owing to shipping…

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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: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-11-19
Summary:

The Universal Film Trading Co., has presented to the Hongkong Theatre one of its beautiful pictures 'God's Law,' in six parts, which has been screened since last Saturday. It was produced by Louis Weber, who brought out Mildred Harris Chaplin in 'Borrowed Clothes,'…

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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…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-10-15
Summary:

Mildred Harris, who starred in popular pictures such as 'The Price of a Good Time' and 'A Doctor and the Woman,' will be seen at the Hongkong Theatre today in her latest Universal-Jewel production 'Borrowed Clothes.' She is supported by Lewis J. Cody, Edward J. Peel…