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: 1919-08-09
Summary:

This afternoon at the matinee and the 7.15 performance the 9th and 10th episodes of the serial film 'The Moon Child' will be screened, and tomorrow, 'One of Millions' and 'The Bull's Eye' will be exhibited, and comedies will be shown at intervals.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-08-23
Summary:

The management desires to inform the public that, owing to the late arrival of steamers, there will be no 'Moon Child' episodes shown this week. Paramount's 'The Explorer,' featuring Lou Tellegen, will be screened tomorrow. Mme. Sarah Bernhart, makes her debut as a…

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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: 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: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-03-10
Summary:

The Songs of Song' [sic] is the title of a five part film production by the Paramount Film Company, in which Miss Elsie Ferguson will appear at the Hongkong Theatre next week. Some exceptionally amusing comedies will be screened during the interval. Moreover, the addition of a small stage…

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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: 1921-08-19
Summary:

Thomas H. Ince presents a photo-drama at the Hongkong Theatre this week, the 'Key of the Righteous,' in which Enid Bennett leads the role. Besides, a comedy in two-parts, featuring Mary Cahill completes the programme.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-10-27
Summary:

The Sheriff's Son,' starring Chas. Ray, is currently presented at the Hongkong Theatre. A new comedy and screen magazines will also be exhibited.