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: 1916-11-07
Summary:

The Hongkong Theatre, for three nights will screen the popular seven part picture 'Neptune's Daughter,' in which the Annette Kellerman plays the leading part. Last night, the 9th and 10th episodes 'The Million Dollar Mystery' and a Charlie Chaplin picture were shown. In…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-05-10
Summary:

A beautiful drama 'The Price [sic] of Blood' is now being screened in the Hongkong Theatre. It comprises of four reels. There are also Chaplin comics.

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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: 1918-04-03
Summary:

Universal's 'The Red Ace' was screened and a new drama 'Jane Cowl' together with Charlie Chaplin's comic films will be shown.

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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: 1918-09-17
Summary:

The attraction at the Hongkong Theatre is two further episodes of the 'Secret Kingdom.' Further chapters will follow on Saturday while Charlie Chaplin films will be screened on Wednesday.

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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: 1920-06-15
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: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-08-06
Summary:

Notwithstanding counter attractions, the attendance at the Hongkong theatre has been very large during the week, and as the 'Seven Deadly Sins' series is coming soon to an end, and a new production from William Fox is being now announced, it is expected that the patronage will be…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-08-19
Summary:

This week's programme at the Hongkong Theatre should attract the children. The new drama 'A Child of the Paris Streets,' in which Mae Marsh takes the principal part, deserves good houses. Another fine picture is 'His Naughty Thought,' also a very acceptable film. Fox…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-08-25
Summary:

Through some unavoidable delay Fox's production 'Patsy' has not yet arrived at the Hongkong Theatre, and in its place another picture from the same source, 'Durand of the Bad Lands,' has been screening from last Saturday. From today a Triangle plays in five parts, '…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-09-18
Summary:

The Charlie Chaplin programme starts at the Hongkong Cinema Theatre tonight.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-09-19
Summary:

The management of the Hongkong Theatre is presenting tonight and tomorrow nights, a Charlie Chaplin programme.

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Headline: The Kinemas
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-05-12
Summary:

The Victoria Theatre has been getting full houses with 'The Waifs,' a Gladys Hulette picture that appeals, and for a Wiffle comic. The Coronet Theatre is full every night also, Smith and Bella Jackson were the 'drawers.' The pictures are striking. The Hongkong Theatre has a…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-08-03
Summary:

At the Hongkong Theatre last night 'Passion,' another episode of the 'Seven Deadly Sins' was shown to large audiences. The next of the series will be 'Wrath' with H. B. Warner playing the lead role. Coming shortly will be the famous Fox star, June Caprice, in '…

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Headline: Kinema Notes
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-08-12
Summary:

At the Hongkong Theatre, the last and most deadly of the 'Seven Sins' is being shown. On Saturday next 'The Pretty Sister of Jose,' a Paramount picture feature Marguerite Clark, will be screened. 'Patsy,' a Fox Production, has not yet arrived. New Vitagraph comedies…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-08-24
Summary:

The Fox production 'Patsy' has not yet arrived, while 'Durand of the Bad Lands' is being shown in Hongkong Theatre. Dustin Farnum takes the leading role. Tomorrow a brilliant Triangle 5-part play, 'Flying Colours' featuring William Desmond will be screened.…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-09-06
Summary:

At last the Fox production 'Patsy' featuring June Caprice has arrived Hongkong Theatre for screenings. Fox comedy is shown with it.

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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…