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.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1920-10-13 - 1920-10-15
Summary:

Tonight, Walt Whitman in 'The Tar Heel Warrior.' The story of a Southern Colonel who yielded to dishonor for the first time in his life. At 7.15 p.m., 'The Secret of the Submarine' episodes 4, 5, and 6.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1920-10-16 - 1920-10-19
Summary:

Select Pictures, Clara Kimball Young and her own company presents 'The Claw.' October 16, 18 and 19 remarks: At 7.15 p.m., 'The Secret of the Submarine' episodes 7, 8, and 9.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1920-10-20 - 1920-10-22
Summary:

Paramount presents Lina Cavalieri in 'The Eternal Temptress.' At 7.15 p.m., 'The Secret of the Submarine' episodes 10, 11, and 12.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1920-10-23 - 1920-10-26
Summary:

Geraldine Farrar in 'The Devil Stone' and latest interesting comedies. October 23 remarks: At 7.15 p.m., 'The Secret of the Submarine' episodes 13, 14, and 15 (final).

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-01-03 - 1918-01-04
Summary:

Tonight, showing: 11th and 12th episodes of 'The Secret of the Submarine' and comics. Tomorrow, special matinee at 5 p.m., repeating for the last time, 'Marcela' in 9 parts.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-01-05 - 1918-01-08
Summary:

Commencing Saturday, 5th January, showing: the final in 3 episodes, 'The Secret of the Submarine' and comics. Tuesday, 8th January, screening: a beautiful Italian drama, 'Gorgona' in 6 parts. January 8 Remarks: On page 11, ad. on 'Gorgona' only.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-12-30 - 1919-12-30
Summary:

Tonight at 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15 p.m., Pathe presents 'An Amateur Orphan,' a Gold Rooster play in 5 parts, featuring Gladys Leslie. Also Pathe News No. 56. Usual prices. Booking at the theatre.

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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…

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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.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-12-14
Summary:

Splendid pictures 'The Grip of Evil' and 'The Double Cross' with Miss Molly King and Mr. J. Bary, will be shown at the Victoria Theatre. Hongkong Theatre will show 'The Secret of the Submarine.' New dramas and other exceptional pictures will also be screened during…

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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.

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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: 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.

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Headline: The Kinemas
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-05-12
Summary:

The Victoria Theatre has been getting full houses with 'The Waifs,' a Gladys Hulette picture that appeals, and for a Wiffle comic. The Coronet Theatre is full every night also, Smith and Bella Jackson were the 'drawers.' The pictures are striking. The Hongkong Theatre has a…

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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: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-05-01 - 1920-05-03
Summary:

Saturday to Monday, 1st to 3rd May at 9.15 p.m., 'The Eagle's Eye,' 1st and 2nd episodes. Also Pathe news and Harold Lloyd comic. Price details included.