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: 1917-07-11 - 1917-07-13
Summary:

On July 13, Pathe's gold rooster play, 'Shadows & Sunshine' in 3 parts, featuring Baby Marie Osborne, the youngest leading lady in the world; interesting: Pathe's British Gazette and Pathe's Great War; comics: 'Statue of the Black Gladiator' (Starlight),…

2
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-08-03 - 1917-08-04
Summary:

On Aug 4, the great reproduction of Eugene Sue's novel, 'The Wandering Jew' in 6 parts; Pathe's Gazettes and various comics; on Aug 7, 'The Range of London,' 'A Message from Mars'; on Aug 10, 'The Shielding Shadow.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-08-06 - 1917-08-08
Summary:

On Aug 7, 'A Message from Mars' in 4 parts, featuring the celebrated artist Mr. Charles Hawtrey, the picture was The Range of London and ran for 12 weeks; Pathe's British Gazettes and various comics; on Aug 10, 'The Shielding Shadow.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-06-11 - 1919-06-14
Summary:

Don't forget tomorrow night 'Moral Suicide.' It was written and produced by Ivan Abramson, the author responsible for such successes as 'Enlighten Thy Daughter,' 'Forbidden Fruits' and 'Sons of the Parents' [sic], etc. Jun 12 remarks: Matinee: '…

5
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-06-17 - 1919-06-18
Summary:

New episodes of 'Hands Up,' 'Stranger from the Sea' and 'The Silver Book.' 'Arizona,' a beautiful scenic, a revelation of the beauty of the country. 'Nothing but Trouble,' always a success with Harold Lloyd. Matinee: 'Moral Suicide.'…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1920-02-06 - 1920-02-07
Summary:

Pathe presents a great seven reel feature 'Moral Suicide.' It was written and produced by Ivan Abramson, the author responsible for such success as 'Enlighten Thy Daughter,' 'Forbidden Fruit' and 'Songs of the Parents.' By special request, Miss Adelaida,…

7
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-08-04 - 1917-08-04
Summary:

Screening of 'The Wandering Jew' from Eugene Sue's novel, Pathe's Gazettes and Various Comics; Coming film: 'A Message From Mars' and Pathe's 'The Shielding Shadow'

8
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-08-06 - 1917-08-06
Summary:

Screening of 'A Message From Mars' featuring Mr. Charles Hawtrey, Pathe's Gazettes and Various Comics; Coming film: 'The Shielding Shadow'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-08-07 - 1917-08-09
Summary:

Tonight: Screening of 'A Message From Mars' featuring Mr. Charles Hawtrey, Pathe's Gazettes and Various Comics; Coming film: 'The Shielding Shadow'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-06-12 - 1919-06-13
Summary:

Tonight is a gala night at the Victoria, 'Moral Suicide,' the film that will keep you thinking at talking. Be in your seats before sign ‘house full' goes up. Saturday, matinee at 2.15 and 5 p.m., 'Hands Up' episodes 9 and 10. Prices as usual.

11
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-06-10 - 1919-06-10
Summary:

Moral Suicide' will be screened at the Victoria on Thursday (12th). Nothing that we can say about this picture would adequately describe it. It is the most wonderful film that has been released for many a year. Prices will be as usual. Book your seats immediately.

12
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-06-12 - 1919-06-13
Summary:

Moral Suicide,' the greatest picture that has ever been produced, will be shown at the Victoria Theatre, tonight. Seats not guaranteed unless booked. Be early before ‘house full' sign goes up.

13
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-06-14 - 1919-06-14
Summary:

‘The best' is the laconic reply. Won't you join in this tribute by turning up. Tonight, this picture is running up till Sunday night. Booking at Anderson's.

14
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-06-14 - 1919-06-14
Summary:

A very fine picture' that is what everyone is saying today of 'Moral Suicide.' Being shown up till Sunday night. Saturday matinee feature, 'Hands Up' episodes 9 and 10. Also acrobatic feats and comicalities by Esko's troupe at 2.15 only.

15
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-06-16 - 1919-06-16
Summary:

We are showing for the last time, 'Moral Suicide,' on Wednesday at matinee. We take this opportunity of thanking the public for the nightly packed houses we enjoyed with this picture. Booking at Anderson's.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-02-06 - 1920-02-06
Summary:

Tonight, Pathe presents a great seven-reel feature, 'Moral Suicide,' the greatest picture that has ever been produced. It was written and produced by Ivan Abramson, the author responsible for such success as 'Enlighten Thy Daughter,' 'Forbidden Fruit' and '…

17
Headline: The Victoria
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-02-06 - 1920-02-06
Summary:

Tonight at 9.15 p.m., 'Moral Suicide,' the film that will keep you thinking and talking. Matinee at 5.15 p.m., 'Instinct.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-02-07 - 1920-02-07
Summary:

Moral Suicide,' tonight at the Victoria. Matinee tomorrow at 6 p.m., Bertha Kalich in 'Ambition.' February 7 Remarks: Another ad. on page 13.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-07-12
Summary:

Patrons of the Victoria Theatre have some good things in store for them, for on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday evenings next, an official war picture 'The Battle of the Ancre and the Advance of the Tanks' will be screened. In addition to this, a very fine film 'A Message from Mars…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-06-11
Summary:

There is every indication that on Thursday night the Victoria Theatre will draw a packed house from the way the bookings are going. The occasion will be the screening of the film 'Moral Suicide, or the Slaying of a Soul.' A private exhibition of this picture was accorded to the press.…