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: 1916-09-11
Summary:

At the New Hongkong Theatre, a fine four-part Italian film, 'The Waitress Countess,' is being shown. The Gaumont Graphic contains a number of well-taken and most interesting photographs dealing with the war and other matters of topical interest, and there are further attractions in the…

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Headline: Hongkong
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-11-21
Summary:

There was a good attendance at the Hongkong Theatre during the last few nights, the pictures on show being 'The Million Dollar Mystery,' 'The Trey of Hearts' and some good comics. There will be a new programme tomorrow.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-04-18
Summary:

The Hongkong Theatre is screening the third part of the historical film, 'The Life of Christ,' on Thursday evening at 5:15, by special request. Today, the 4th, 5th and 6th episodes of 'The Adventures of Terence O' Rourke' will be staged, with new comics and comedies.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-07-09
Summary:

At this theatre some very good pictures have been shown of late, and the chief one in Saturday's programme 'The Blue King' bore a very favourable comparison with any of them. It was a splendid achievement in photography and the dramatic incidents depicted were followed with deep…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1918-01-21
Summary:

This afternoon, at 5.15, the Victoria Theatre has a big attraction, for 'Quo Vadis?' is to be screened. This magnificent picture is in seven parts. For tonight, there is a splendid programme, including the third and fourth episodes of 'The Great Secret,' as well as Pathe…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-10-01
Summary:

The weekend programme to be shown at the Hongkong Theatre includes a fine drama entitled 'Sirens of the Sea,' a Universal Jewel production. This picture is even superior to the celebrated 'Daughter of the Seas,' the leading parts being taken by Louis Lovely, Carmel Myers and…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-10-26
Summary:

This afternoon, the fine photodrama entitled 'The Sheriff's Son' is being shown at the Hongkong Theatre. Charles Ray is in the leading role. A comedy, with Screen Magazine will also be shown.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-11-09
Summary:

This week's programme at the Hongkong Theatre is an attractive one. Dorothy Dalton will be seen in a magnificent drama entitled 'Back of the Man' in five parts, concluding with various comedies. At 7.15 p.m., 'The Screaming Shadow' will be continued.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-11-12
Summary:

The weekend feature of the programme at the Hongkong Theatre will be the magnificent seven-part drama entitled 'Beware of Strangers.' The popular dramatic star Thomas Lantchi [sic] takes the leading role. There will be interesting screen magazines and comics in addition.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-12-17
Summary:

At the Hongkong Theatre tonight and over the weekend, Miss Ruth Clifford will be seen in her newest comedy-drama, 'The Game's Up.' Film synopsis included. The programme also includes a Rainbow comedy, featuring the 'Rainbow' beauties. At tomorrow's matinee, a new…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-02-22
Summary:

Lucille Love's performance is attracting many people to the Hongkong Theatre. The managers have given an extra matinee every Saturday to accommodate patrons. The well-known film 'What happened to Mary' with new comics are screened.

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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: 1918-04-24
Summary:

The subsequent episodes of the serial film 'Red Ace,' featuring Marie Walcamp, are now being screened at the Hongkong Theatre. New pictures will be screened with new comics.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-05-16
Summary:

A splendid drama 'Frustrated Power' is appearing on the screen. It contains five parts and some of the actors are well-known. Also, some good comics are screened between intervals.

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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: 1918-09-21
Summary:

Charlie Chaplin's comics made a good attraction. Tonight the 7th and 8th episodes of 'Secret Kingdom' will be screened and a Paramount feature 'Pasquale' will be exhibited with new comedies.

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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: 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: 1919-03-12
Summary:

The Lass of the Lumberlands' has attracted good houses. 'A Coney Island Princess' and new comics are to be screened soon.