A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Headline: Empire Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-11-29 - 1918-12-02
Summary:

November 29th, 30th and December 1st and 2nd, 9.15 performance, showing 15 episodes, 'The Mystery of the Double Cross' in 30 parts, episodes 1 and 2. Also 'Stop, Luke, Listen' in 2 parts, a screaming Lonesome Luke comedy. Price details included.

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Headline: Empire Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-12-06 - 1918-12-09
Summary:

December 7, 8, 9 and 10, showing 'Mystery of the Double Cross,' episodes 3 and 4. Also 'Luke's Late Lunchers,' a screaming Lonesome Luke comedy and comics.

3
Headline: Empire Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-12-20 - 1918-12-23
Summary:

Tonight, 7.15 and 9.15 performance, showing 7 and 8 episodes, 'Mystery of the Double Cross' and various comics.

4
Headline: Empire Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-12-28 - 1918-12-30
Summary:

December 27, 28, 29 and 30, 7.15 and 9.15 performance, showing 9 and 10 episodes of 'Mystery of the Double Cross,' from a story written by Gilson Willets and comics.

5
Headline: Empire Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-12-13 - 1918-12-14
Summary:

7.15 and 9.15 performance, showing 'Mystery of the Double Cross' episodes 5 and 6. Also 'Max, Victim of the Black Hand,' a comedy by Max Linder, and comics. Special matinee on Friday and Saturday, 13 and 14 December 1918, grand artists variety company.

6
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-09-20 - 1913-09-20
Summary:

Performance from Conjurer Verto, the Illusionist; Screening of 'Sign of the Cross' (2,000 ft) played by late Mr. Wilson Barrett and 'The Kelly Gang' (in 2 parts, 4,000 ft)

7
Headline: Empire Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-01-03 - 1919-01-06
Summary:

January 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th, 7.15 and 9.15 performance, 'Mystery of the Double Cross,' episodes 11 and 12. Also 'The Two Trunks,' another comic picture, and Annals of the War No. 4 (interesting events of the European war).

8
Headline: Empire Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-01-10 - 1919-01-13
Summary:

January 10, 11, 12 and 13, 7.15 and 9.15 performance, 'Mystery of the Double Cross,' episodes 13 and 14, the feature serial of perils and love from a story written by Gilson Willets. Also 'The Great War 1914-16,' 'The Adventures of Dick and Harry' (comic film) and…

9
Headline: Empire Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-01-14 - 1919-01-16
Summary:

Tonight, 7.15 and 9.15 performance, showing the final episode of 'Mystery of the Double Cross,' the feature serial of perils and love from a story written by Gilson Willets. Also 'For Honour and Country,' drama in 3 parts and 'Luke's Double,' a Harold Lloyd…

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Headline: Empire Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-09-20
Summary:

Verto, the clever illusionist and conjurer, appears tonight at the Empire Theatre,and will close his successful engagement tomorrow. The programme this week is the most interesting one and includes a 2,000 ft. film. The Sign of the Cross, as played by Wilson Barrett. Another feature picture is…