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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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-03-20
Summary:

To the Editor S. C. M. Post – A scheme has been arranged for a cinema entertainment to take place at the Royal Artillery Theatre. It is to be added that the proposed entertainments are supported by the Pathe firm. The first performance included Pathe's 'The Fatal Ring.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-03-25
Summary:

With reference to the recent announcement of the Cinema performances for the troops and their friends at the Royal Artillery Theatre, it should be stated that 'The Fatal Ring' is being presented by the permission of the management of the Victoria Theatre. Successful entertainments will…

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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: 1920-05-17
Summary:

Hearts of Men,' in which George Behan takes the leading role, is being screened at the Hongkong Theatre at matinee and night performances. At the 7.15 performances until Wednesday the fifth and sixth episodes of the serial 'The Carter Case' are being shown.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-06-15
Summary:

Tonight will be the last showing of the picture 'Common Law,' in seven parts, at Hongkong Theatre. It is from the well-known story of Robert W. Chambers, and is presented by Lewis J. Selznick on the screen, featuring Clara Kimball Young. The subsequent episodes of 'The Carter Case…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-06-14
Summary:

A seven-part picture entitled 'The Common Law' is the attraction at Hongkong Theatre. The story is by Robert W. Chambers and features Clara Kimball Young. The 'Carter Case' is being continued at the 7.15 performance.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-06-24
Summary:

Last night another 5-part Triangle film, 'Paddy O'Hara,' featuring William Desmond, was screened in the Hongkong Theatre. A new dramatic master-piece is announced for the next change of programme, namely 7-part film entitled 'The Warfare of the Flesh.' Owing to shipping…

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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…