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: 1919-11-27
Summary:

This week's programme is again very attractive. The Fox Film Corporation's magnificent drama entitled 'A Woman's Honour,' featuring Jose Collins, will run till Friday night. During the 7.15 performance, the 3rd and 4th episodes of the serial film 'The Brass Bullet…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-12-01
Summary:

William Fox's new production is now being shown at this Theatre. It is an emotional drama in five parts entitled 'In Her Mother's Secret,' featuring Dorothy Green and Ralph Kellard. At intervals, some new comedies will be introduced. During the 7.15 performances, the 5th and…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-12-08
Summary:

Another splendid Paramount picture is being screened at this theatre entitled 'Giving Becky a Chance,' a comedy drama combined in five parts, featuring Vivian Martin. Film plot included. The 9th and 10th episodes of the serial film 'Brass Bullet,' will be continued at the 7.…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-12-11
Summary:

Two magnificent pictures are being shown this week. 'The Combat,' is a splendid drama presented by the Vitograph [sic] Company in five parts, featuring Anita Stewart. In addition, William Fox's excellent production 'The Slave,' also in five parts, will be screened on…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-11-29
Summary:

Hongkong Theatre will provide a screening entitled 'In Her Mother's Secret,' starring Dorothy Green and Ralph Kellard under the production from Wm. Fox's Film Corporation. While 'The Brass Bullet' will be also shown till the next change of programme. New comics are…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-12-06
Summary:

A new Paramount picture entitled 'Giving Becky a Chance' in five parts is to be screened in Hongkong Theatre till Tuesday night. The film stars Vivian Martin and is produced by Oliver Morosco Photoplay Company. Film plot included. In addition, the 9th and 10th episodes of the '…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-12-10
Summary:

The new programme for this week in Hongkong Theatre has just been issued in which the Vitagraph Co. presents the thrilling drama, 'The Combat,' in five parts, featuring the popular actress Anita Stewart. William Fox's production 'The Slave' in five parts, starring Miss…

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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…