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: 1918-09-18 - 1918-09-20
Summary:

September 18. Laugh! Grand mutual-Chaplin programme. See Charlie Chaplin in 'The Immigrant,' 'Easy Street,' 'Behind the Screen.' All in 2 parts.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1918-09-25 - 1918-09-27
Summary:

September 25-27. From Wednesday to Friday, screening 'Pasquale,' Paramount feature, complete in five parts, featuring George Beban with Gaumont Graphic and comics. On Thursday and Friday, 'The Emigrant' [sic], 'Easy Street,' 'Behind the Screen.' All in 2…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-09-18 - 1918-09-20
Summary:

From Wednesday 18th to Friday 20th September, screening a special comedy programme featuring Charlie Chaplin: 'The Emigrant' [sic] in 2 parts; 'Easy Street' in 2 parts; 'Behind the Screen' in 2 parts. Saturday 21st September, 7th and 8th episodes of 'The Secret…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-09-25 - 1918-09-27
Summary:

For Wednesday 25th to Friday 27th, screening 'Pasquale,' a Paramount feature complete in 5 parts, featuring the screen star George Beban with Gaumont Graphic and comics. By special request, matinees at 5.15 p.m. on Thursday 26th and Friday 27th, screening 'The Emigrant' [sic…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-05-21 - 1919-05-23
Summary:

21st, 22nd and 23rd May, showing Paramount feature in 5 parts from Charles Dickens' famous novel, 'Great Expectations,' featuring Louise Huff and Jack Pickford. Also various comics. Booking at the Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-06-18 - 1919-06-20
Summary:

18th, 19th and 20th June, showing the screen star, Valeska Suratt in 5 parts Paramount, 'The Immigrant,' including various comics. Saturday 21st, see the beautiful film in 5 parts, Ann Pennington in 'My Little Soldier Girl.' Booking at the Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-06-03 - 1919-06-03
Summary:

Matinee at 5 p.m., today (Tuesday), 3rd June, by special request, 'Great Expectations' in 5 parts by Charles Dickens, featuring the great and beautiful star Louise Huff. See it for the last time. For one matinee only.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-06-03 - 1919-06-04
Summary:

Tonight, Pauline Frederick in 'The Love That Lives,' Paramount photoplay in 5 parts and comics. Today matinee at 5 p.m., by request, showing Charles Dickens' play in 5 parts, 'Great Expectations.' Wednesday 4th, Thursday 5th and Friday 6th, June, 'Mr. Grex of Monte…

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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…

10
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: 1918-09-14
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: 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: 1919-05-20
Summary:

Commencing tomorrow the Hongkong Theatre is showing 'The Tongues of Men' a fine drama by Edward Childs Carpenter. Film plot included. Film version of Charles Dickens' 'Great Expectations' will be screened soon.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-05-21
Summary:

Charles Dickens' famous novel 'Great Expectations' will be screened this afternoon and tonight at the Hongkong Theatre, instead of 'The Tongues of Men' which has been put off.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-05-24
Summary:

Screening of Charles Dickens' 'Great Expectations' and excellent supporting comedies. Another fine Triangle film, 'The Missing Links' featuring Norma Talmadge, will be shown tonight.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-06-03
Summary:

Today being a public holiday a special Matinee will take place at the Hongkong Theatre, at which 'Great Expectations' will be repeated by general request. Marie Doro plays the leading role.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-06-17
Summary:

A fine Paramount film in five parts entitled 'The Immigrant' will be screened at the Hongkong Theatre. Miss Valeska Surratt will make her debut as a Paramount star. Film plot included. 'My little soldier girl' featuring Ann Pennington will be shown soon. Some excellent comics…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-05-20
Summary:

Constance Collier, the famous London Star was in 'The Tongues of Men' which will appear in Hongkong Theatre on Wednesday. Another renowned novelist's romantic picture, 'Great Expectations' by Charles Dickens, will be screened on Saturday.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-05-22
Summary:

Louise Huff and Jack Pickford, the two principal roles in Charles Dickens' 'Great Expectations,' have proved the predicted success in Yesterday's show in Hongkong Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-06-16
Summary:

The beautiful romance by Geo. Middleton, 'At First Sight' is now being screened in five parts in Hongkong Theatre. The story deals with the adventures of a pretty orphan girl, Justine Gibbs, played by Mae Murray. The new programme next Wednesday will be Paramount Picture ' The…