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: 1921-06-29
Summary:

A very attractive programme is to be shown at the Hongkong Theatre for the week commencing this afternoon till Friday next, a drama 'Who Will Marry Me?' featuring the star Carmel Myers, is one of the first productions from the Universal Film Company. There is also a splendid picture…

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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: 1920-09-30
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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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: 1921-06-29
Summary:

From this afternoon to next Friday there will be a new programme at the Hongkong Theatre, in which Carmel Myers will be seen in the love-drama 'Who will Marry Me?.' This picture is a 5-part production from the Universal Film Co. A comedy in two parts 'The Monkey Stuff' with…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-07-06
Summary:

Carmel Myers, the star of 'Who will Marry Me?' and other notable comedy and dramatic successes come to the Hongkong Theatre today in 'The Little White Savage,' a brilliant burlesque on the activities of present-day press agents. Review included.

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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: 1921-06-30
Summary:

The Hongkong Theatre presents a programme including a drama, in which Miss Carmel Myers takes the leading role, in 'Who will marry me?.' It is the production of the Universal Film Company. Also, a comedy in two acts, named 'Monkey Stuff' and the American Gazette, is to be…