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: 1918-06-06 - 1918-06-06
Summary:

Tonight, all comedy night, Bell's vaudeville; Max Linder, Wiffles, Lonesome Luke.

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Headline: Coronet Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-03-10 - 1919-03-10
Summary:

To accompany the first episode of 'Get-Rich-Quick Wallingford,' we have arranged a special comedy programme featuring Max Linder, Charlie Chaplin, Harold Lloyd. We are also showing the latest war film. Booking at Robinson's.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-07-18 - 1919-07-18
Summary:

Today: 'The Narrow Path.' Tomorrow: 'The Terror of the Range.' Sunday: Entire Comic Programme with Max Linder and Lonesome Luke.

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Headline: Bijou Threatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-12-08 - 1915-12-10
Summary:

Tonight! Two fine dramas: 'Prisoner 113' in 2 parts; 'Fantomas' 1st series (by request); also comics.

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Headline: Bijou Threatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-12-15 - 1915-12-17
Summary:

Tonight! Two fine dramas: 'The Pardon' in 2 parts, and 'Fantomas' 2nd series in 4 parts.

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Headline: Bijou Threatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-12-22 - 1915-12-23
Summary:

On Dec 22-24, the detective drama 'Fantomas' 3rd series in 6 parts; also comics; on Dec 25, the operatic drama 'The Merry Widow' in 2 parts.

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Headline: Bijou Threatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-12-29 - 1915-12-31
Summary:

On Dec 29-31, the detective drama: 'Fantomas' 4th series in 4 parts; and the startling drama 'Pepita' in 2 parts.

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-08-14 - 1916-08-15
Summary:

On Aug 12, historical film 'The Battle of Waterloo' in 5 parts; dramatic story 'A Mother's Sacrifice' in 2 parts; Max Linder (comedy).

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-12-09 - 1916-12-12
Summary:

On Dec 9, 8th and 9th episodes of 'The Diamond from the Sky,' a grand serial film, every episode a story in itself; also see Max Linder and laugh.

10
Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-06-08 - 1925-06-10
Summary:

Today till Wednesday, 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., William Fox super special production of Zane Grey's famous story, 'The Last Trail' with Maurice Flynn, Eva Novak and Wallace Beery. Also Jack Dempsey in 'Bring Him In,' the sixth of the 'Fight and Win' series. Starting…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-06-10 - 1925-06-13
Summary:

Starting tomorrow, 5.15 and 9.15, Goldwyn presents Honoré de Balzac's famous story, 'Slave of Desire' with George Walsh, Bessie Love and Carmel Myers. June 11 & 12 Remarks: Every Thursday to Saturday, Ruth Roland in 'Ruth of the Range.' Every Sunday to Wednesday,…

12
Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-06-15 - 1925-06-18
Summary:

Today till Thursday 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., 'The Temporary Marriage' starring Mildred Davis and Kenneth Harlan. Usual prices. Every Sunday to Wednesday 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., William Fox presents 'Fantonmas.' June 17 & 18 Remarks: Starting tomorrow, 'More to Be Pitied Than…

13
Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-06-19 - 1925-06-22
Summary:

Today till Monday, 5.15 and 9.15, C. E. Blaney's great Broadway success, 'More to Be Pitied Than Scorned' starring Alice Lake, J. Frank Glendon, Rosemary Theby and a great cast. Also Jack Dempsey in 'The Title Holder,' the 7th of the 'Fight and Win' series.…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-02-04
Summary:

Miss Irene Delmar and Mr. H. Kenyon Slade gave their opening turns at the Victoria. A new set of war pictures will be presented at the Victoria tomorrow night, together with the new dramatic film 'Fantomas.'

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-02-06
Summary:

Some excellent war pictures, a new Max Linder adventure were screened at the Bijou last night. Mr. Louis T. Slicker sang songs and tomorrow night Miss May Clarke will make her first appearance.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-02-06
Summary:

The chief attraction in the Victoria last night was the good show of McClements, who again scored a big success in their comedy 'The Earl and the Girl' and a high comedy sketch, 'Goodbye for Ever.' The current programme also included 'Fantomas'; 'Wireless from…

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-02-19
Summary:

Some excellent war pictures were shown at the Bijou. Another great attraction was a new Max Linder picture. Tomorrow, 'The Plaything of an Hour' will be screened for the first time.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-03-05
Summary:

The Victoria's programmes are profiting by the new contract with Messrs. Pathe. The Wiffles film which was shown on Tuesday, Wednesday and last night was good. The War pictures are better than ever, and the long film 'The Crime for Love' is good too. Tonight a new Max Linder…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-03-08
Summary:

Last night, a Filipino band performed at the Victoria. The war pictures were interesting and instructive. The long film 'Contrasts' and a Max Linder film were screened.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-04-17
Summary:

The war pictures screened at the Victoria last night were interesting. There was a funny Vitagraph picture, but the most popular item was the Max Linder film. The features of next week's show will be a series of Sherlock Holmes pictures.