A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Headline: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-02-27 - 1925-03-02
Summary:

Goldwyn Pictures Corporation presents Lon Channey the star of 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame' in 'The Blind Bargain.' Buster Keaton in 'Hard Luck' in 2 parts. March 2 remarks: Special engagement Miss Kitty Barlow and Miss Irene West perform. Also, Anita Stewart in…

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Headline: Empire Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-09-06 - 1918-09-07
Summary:

6th, 7th and 8th September, 9.15 performance, 'The Mystery Ship,' the serial extraordinary, 1st and 2nd episodes. Also 'The Animated Weekly' No. 142, 'The Little Band of Gold' in 2 parts, Keystone. Full orchestra in attendance. Dress circle, 50 cents; first-class,…

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Headline: Empire Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-09-13 - 1918-09-16
Summary:

13th, 14th, 15th and 16th September, 9.15 performance, showing 'The Mystery Ship,' the Universal serial extraordinary and interesting comics. Full orchestra in attendance. Dress circle, 50 cents; first-class, 30 cents; second-class, 20 cents.

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Headline: Empire Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-09-20 - 1918-09-23
Summary:

September 20th, 21st, 22nd and 23rd, 9.15 performance, the serial stupendous, 'The Mystery Ship' 5th and 6th episodes; The Animated Weekly No. 143; 'Lover's Lost Control' in 2 parts featuring Syd. Chaplin (Keystone). Full orchestra in attendance. Dress circle, 50 cents;…

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Headline: Empire Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-09-27 - 1918-09-30
Summary:

27th, 28th, 29th and 30th September, 9.15 performance, screening 'The Mystery Ship' episodes 7 and 8. Also Animated Weekly No. 144 and various comedies. Today matinee, 1st and 2nd episodes of 'The Mystery Ship.'

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Headline: Empire Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-09-06 - 1918-09-06
Summary:

September 6th, 7th and 8th, 7.15 p.m. and 9.15 p.m. performance, the Universal presents Ben Wilson with Neva Gerber in 'The Mystery Ship,' the serial stupendous in 18 episodes, 36 parts. Never shown before in Hongkong. Full orchestra in attendance. Illustration included.

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Headline: Empire Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-10-04 - 1918-10-07
Summary:

October 4th, 5th, 6th and 7th, 9.15 performance, 'The Mystery Ship,' episodes 9 and 10; 'Black Masks'; 'The Rescue'; Animated Weekly No. 144; 'A Shooting Match' (Keystone). Matinees: every Thursday at 5.15 p.m., Sunday at 6.00 p.m.

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Headline: Empire Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-10-18 - 1918-10-19
Summary:

Tonight, 'The Mystery Ship' episodes 13 and 14. Also 'Humpty Dumpty,' comedy in 3 parts. Sunday next matinee, 'The Mystery Ship' episodes 5 and 6.

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Headline: Empire Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-10-26 - 1918-10-28
Summary:

October 26th, 27th and 28th, 9.15 performance, 'The Mystery Ship' episodes 15 and 16, and various comics. There will be a special matinee on Friday, 1st November on behalf of Portuguese Red Cross Society at 5.15 p.m.

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Headline: Empire Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-10-12 - 1918-10-14
Summary:

Tonight, 'The Mystery Ship' episodes 11 and 12. Also Animated Weekly No. 145 and various comedies. Sunday matinee at 6 p.m., 'The Mystery Ship' episodes 3 and 4. Manila string band in attendance.

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Headline: Empire Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-10-21 - 1918-10-21
Summary:

Tonight, 'The Mystery Ship' episodes 13 and 14. Also 'Humpty Dumpty,' comedy in 3 parts.

12
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-10-26 - 1918-10-29
Summary:

Tonight, showing the serial stupendous 1st and 2nd episodes of 'The Mystery Ship,' including Universal Weekly and comics.

13
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-10-30 - 1918-11-01
Summary:

Tonight, showing 10th to 12th episodes, 'Who Is Number One?' and comics. Saturday 2nd November, see 3rd and 4th episodes, 'The Mystery Ship.'

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Headline: Empire Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-11-01 - 1918-11-04
Summary:

November 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th, 9.15 performance, showing the last two episodes, 'The Mystery Ship,' episodes 17 and 18. Also Animated Weekly No. 146a and various comics.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-11-02 - 1918-11-05
Summary:

Saturday 2nd to Tuesday 5th November, showing 3rd and 4th episodes of 'The Mystery Ship,' including Universal Weekly and comics. Wednesday 6th November, showing the final episodes of 'Who Is Number One?'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-11-09 - 1918-11-12
Summary:

9th, 10th, 11th and 12th November, showing 5th and 6th episodes of 'The Mystery Ship,' including Universal Weekly and comics. Wednesday 13th November, see Blanche Sweet in 'The Dupe' in 5 parts. Thursday 14th November, special matinee at 5.15 p.m.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-11-16 - 1918-11-19
Summary:

Tonight, showing 'The Mystery Ship,' 7th and 8th episodes, including Universal Gazette and comics. Wednesday, 20th November, showing Paramount feature in 5 parts, 'The Lash.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-11-23 - 1918-11-26
Summary:

Saturday 23rd to Tuesday 26th November, showing 9th and 10th episodes, 'The Mystery Ship,' including Universal Gazette and comics. Wednesday, November 27th, showing Paramount photoplay comedy in 5 parts, 'The Smugglers.' Please note: there will be a matinee on every Thursday…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-11-30 - 1918-12-03
Summary:

Saturday 30th November to Tuesday 3rd December, showing 11th and 12th episodes of 'The Mystery Ship,' including Universal Gazette and comics. Wednesday, 4th December, showing Paramount feature in 5 parts, 'The Kiss.' Thursday, 5th December, matinee at 5.15 p.m. (special…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-12-07 - 1918-12-10
Summary:

Saturday 7th to Tuesday 10th December, showing 'The Mystery Ship' episodes 13 and 14, including Gazette and comics. Monday 9th December, special matinee at 5.15 p.m., showing 'Robinson Crusoe,' film story in 4 parts. Wednesday 11th December, see Blanche Sweet in 'Sowers…