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: 1919-02-28
Summary:

A recent contract signed by Mary Pickford made her the costliest star in all filmdom. The contract is with the First National Exhibitors' Circuit, the organization which recently raised Charlie Chaplin to what at that time was the crowning salary height. The contract will make Miss Pickford…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-03-11
Summary:

We learn that the Pathe Phono Cinema Chine Co. has secured at an enormous price the exclusive rights for China and Indo-China of the one million dollars Charlie Chaplin films. Up to now two films only have been produced, they are 'Shoulder Arms' and 'A Dog's Life,' the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-03-27
Summary:

With commendable enterprise the management of the Victoria Theatre has secured the well-known Chaplin film 'Shoulder Arms.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-04-29
Summary:

No film has had greater success in Hongkong than the second Million Dollar Chaplin film 'Shoulder Arms.' Cinema-goers will be pleased to know that the Pathe Co., who own the rights for China for those films, announces that the First Million Dollar production entitled 'A Dog's…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-05-16
Summary:

The second of the Carlie Chaplin Million Dollar series is billed to be shown at Victoria Theatre, entitled 'A Dog's Life.' The first is 'Shoulder Arms' and the third is 'Sunny Side.' Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-09-16
Summary:

On Sunday night there was a crowded house at the Victoria Theatre when 'Shoulder Arms' was re-screened at the insistent demands of patrons. The programme is an all-comedy one, with a very fine comic being Harold Lloyd's 'We Never Sleep.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-09-17
Summary:

There was another big house at the Victoria Theatre last evening when 'Shoulder Arms,' the famous film featuring Charlie Chaplin, was again screened. A comedy by Harold Lloyd formed the first part of the programme.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-12-20
Summary:

The other week were published in the North-China Daily News particularly relating to the unaccountably early showing of two Charlie Chaplin features in Shanghai, 'The Kid' last summer and 'The Idle Class' during the present month. It was shown that Ramos Amusements Ltd. had…