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: 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: 1920-07-24
Summary:

The second series of the film 'The Seven Deadly Sins,' in five parts, entitled 'Greed' will be screened from tonight to Tuesday next, in the Hongkong Theatre. The first, 'Envy,' has just concluded and the rest will be shown in regular course. Various new comedies…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-07-29
Summary:

The serial film 'The Seven Deadly Sins' which is now screening at Hongkong Theatre has attracted large attendances at the matinees and night performances. Last night the third series of this picture was given, 'Sloth.' Miss Charlotte Wilkin has the leading role.

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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: 1920-08-13
Summary:

The last series of the 'Seven Sins' in seven parts is now being screened at the Hongkong Theatre, featuring Shirley Mason. On Saturday next a new attraction, a Paramount drama in five parts, in which Marguerite Clarke takes the leading role, is 'The Pretty Sister of Jose.'…

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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…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-08-25
Summary:

Through some unavoidable delay Fox's production 'Patsy' has not yet arrived at the Hongkong Theatre, and in its place another picture from the same source, 'Durand of the Bad Lands,' has been screening from last Saturday. From today a Triangle plays in five parts, '…

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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: 1920-07-10
Summary:

Hamilton Revelle in the magnificent drama 'An Enemy to Society' in five parts will be screened in Hongkong Theatre. The next change of programme includes 'The Seven Deadly Sins.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-07-22
Summary:

Envy,' the first of 'Seven Deadly Sins' series featuring Ann Murdock [sic], was shown last night at the Hongkong Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-07-31
Summary:

At the matinee and evening performances today at the Hongkong Theatre the fourth series of the film 'The Seven Deadly Sins' will be shown. Entitled 'Pride,' the film features Halbrook Blinn.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-08-03
Summary:

At the Hongkong Theatre last night 'Passion,' another episode of the 'Seven Deadly Sins' was shown to large audiences. The next of the series will be 'Wrath' with H. B. Warner playing the lead role. Coming shortly will be the famous Fox star, June Caprice, in '…

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Headline: Kinema Notes
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-08-12
Summary:

At the Hongkong Theatre, the last and most deadly of the 'Seven Sins' is being shown. On Saturday next 'The Pretty Sister of Jose,' a Paramount picture feature Marguerite Clark, will be screened. 'Patsy,' a Fox Production, has not yet arrived. New Vitagraph comedies…