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: 1918-05-23
Summary:

By arrangement with the Hongkong Film Exchange Company, Hongkong Theatre have secured the sole rights for China of exceptional films. The first is from the story of Rex Beach, 'The Barrier' issued by the Rex Beach Motion Picture Company. Another is 'The Mormon Maid' featuring…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-05-24
Summary:

An exclusive drama-picture 'Jack of Diamonds' is now being screened at the Hongkong Theatre and pictures will be screened at matinees, including 'A Soul Enslaved,' Rex Beach's 'The Barrier.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-05-25
Summary:

A special screening of Rex Beach's 'The Barrier' will be shown at the Hongkong Theatre. The picture has a comprehensive plot with the last part most thrilling of all. Film review included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-05-27
Summary:

Hongkong Theatre is showing Rex Beach's 'The Barrier.' Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-06-01
Summary:

The second of the series 'The Lust of the Ages' from the book by Aaton Hoffman will be shown tonight, starring Lillian Walker. Repeat performances of 'The Barrier' will be given this afternoon matinees.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-07-10
Summary:

Commencing from today and every subsequent Wednesday, Paramount pictures will be screened., 'Nanette of the Wilds' is the first. Special arrangements have been made for the exclusive rights of a series of these beautiful films. The 3rd and 4th episodes of 'Strange Case of Mary…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-07-12
Summary:

The splendid 'Nanetta in the Wilds' started. The five reel picture and the 3rd and 4th episodes of 'Strange Case of Mary Page' will be screened soon with another exclusive Paramount films.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-07-15
Summary:

Interesting comic and comedy, including 'How stars are made' and 'Animated Cartoon' were shown in this week's programme at the Hongkong Theatre. The 3rd and 4th episodes of 'Mary Page' will last till Tuesday night and on Wednesday the exclusive Paramount…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-07-20
Summary:

The 5th and 6th episodes of the serial film 'Strange Case of Mary Page' will be shown. Together with a comedy 'Hushing Scandal' in two parts, featuring Sydney Chaplin, and Gaumont Graphic. Paramount picture 'Public Opinion' will also be screened soon.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-07-31
Summary:

The 7th and 8th episodes of the 'Strange Case of Mary Page' will be screened tonight with Gaumont Graphic and Keystone Comics. A ten reel film 'A Daughter of the Gods' will be exhibited with amazing scenes, featuring Annette Kellermann and made by William Fox. Film synopsis…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-08-06
Summary:

The 9th and 10th episodes of 'Mary Page' will be screened tonight at the Hongkong Theatre. Also, the Gaumont Graphic Gazette, several comics and a Paramount Feature film 'Sweet Kitty Bellairs' will be shown soon.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-08-10
Summary:

A fine film 'Daughter of Gods' will be screened tonight. At the matinee a Triangle comedy 'His picture in the papers' will be shown together with new comics. Final episodes of 'Mary page' will be given on Saturday.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-08-14
Summary:

The performances of 'Daughter of the Gods' will be extended. The Paramount film 'Each pearl a tear' featuring Fanny Ward will be screened at the matinee today and 'Mary Page' will be shown soon.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-08-21
Summary:

The Hongkong Theatre screens the final episodes of a serial film'Mary Page.' Also, the Gaumont Graphic and selected comics will be shown in the intervals. Paramount feature 'Victory of Conscience' featuring Miss Lov-Tellgen [sic] in five reels will be screened on Saturday. As…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-08-24
Summary:

The Hongkong Theatre had good attendance by showing popular films like 'Mary Page.' Tomorrow the Triangle photo-play 'Let Katy do it' featuring a child will be screened, also 'Their Husbands,' a Keystone comedy, and 'The Great Smash.' On Wednesday, '…

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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: 1920-08-06
Summary:

Notwithstanding counter attractions, the attendance at the Hongkong theatre has been very large during the week, and as the 'Seven Deadly Sins' series is coming soon to an end, and a new production from William Fox is being now announced, it is expected that the patronage will be…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-08-19
Summary:

This week's programme at the Hongkong Theatre should attract the children. The new drama 'A Child of the Paris Streets,' in which Mae Marsh takes the principal part, deserves good houses. Another fine picture is 'His Naughty Thought,' also a very acceptable film. Fox…