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: 1918-11-06
Summary:

Picture screened at the Hongkong Theatre increased its interest, including 'Mystery Ship.' A universal weekly and new comics make up the programme. 'Who is Number One?' will be shown today and vitagraph drama 'Turn of the Road' will be screened tomorrow.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-11-13
Summary:

One of the latest Max Linder pictures 'Max in a Taxi' will be the special feature at the Victoria Theatre. A paramount feature 'The Dupe' in five parts will be screened at the Hongkong Theatre at the Matinee this afternoon. An attractive film 'The daughter of Eve'…

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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: 1920-02-18
Summary:

A most attractive film is being presented at the Hongkong Theatre entitled 'Lest we Forget.' Film synopsis included. Another fine production from Gilbert A. Hamilton [sic] entitled 'Are Passions inherited?' will be screened at Friday's matinee. It features Dorothy Farley…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-02-26
Summary:

An interesting drama in five parts entitled 'Betty be good,' in which Miss Jackie Saunders takes the leading role, is now drawing excellent houses at the Hongkong Theatre. At the 7.15 performances, the 4th, 5th and 6th episodes of the serial film 'The Mystery Ship' will be…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-03-11
Summary:

Between Men' is the title of the principal picture now being screened at the Hongkong Theatre. The drama was written by C. G. Sullivan and Thos. H. Ince. Film synopsis included. Further episodes of the 'Mystery Ship' will be screened during the Weekend, together with a number of…

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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: 1921-03-14
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…