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: 1916-08-22
Summary:

There was another special band night at the Victoria Theatre last night, when the 18th Infantry was again in attendance and contributed some splendid selections. The pictures were of the comic class and included an amusing Charlie Chaplin film. The song and dance turn by the two popular…

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Headline: Victoria
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-08-28
Summary:

The Victoria Theatre, on Friday, screened a war play of unusual interest: 'The Menace,' which is not only staged and mounted in the Film d'Art Company's best manner, but which unfolds a most strikingly ingenious plot. There was also a new Gazette, equal is point of quality to…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-11-07
Summary:

The Hongkong Theatre, for three nights will screen the popular seven part picture 'Neptune's Daughter,' in which the Annette Kellerman plays the leading part. Last night, the 9th and 10th episodes 'The Million Dollar Mystery' and a Charlie Chaplin picture were shown. In…

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

The Bijou has been drawing fair houses during the weekend, and tonight will be the last opportunity of seeing the current programme. This consists of a two-part Chaplin film, the 20th and 21st episodes of 'The Broken Coin' and 'The Lion Hunters,' a dramatic two-reel picture…

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Headline: The Bijou
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-01-20
Summary:

The Bijou Theatre is screening some very good pictures tonight. The programme includes a beautiful drama in five parts, entitled 'The Mystery of the Royal Circus' and a two-part Charlie Chaplin picture. This is a special programme, selected for the Chinese New Year holiday.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-03-22
Summary:

There was a large audience at the Coronet Theatre last evening, when a most interesting and exciting new film was screened entitled 'The Secret Client.' The picture is a very fine one and particularly clear. A 'Charlie Chaplin' film was also shown and was greatly appreciated…

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

The Coronet has now on show a first-rate programme which should give satisfaction to the most fastidious of its patrons. This consists of a Pathe's Gazette, a Charlie Chaplain comedy, and the tit-bit of the evening – a drama on the problem of marriage, with Madame Petrova, the famous…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-08-08
Summary:

At the World Theatre is exhibited one of the most gripping stories ever shown in the Colony. 'The Woman and the Law' is the story of a devoted mother whose husband turns out to be such a rake that she is compelled to seek a divorce from him. In addition, there is an amusing Chaplin…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-07-07
Summary:

A few years ago, two men by the name of Snow spent three years in Africa filming wild animals. The film entitled 'Hunting Big Game' was released in London and it proved to be such a great hit that the London Pavilion ran the production for the whole month. Mr. H.W. Ray of the Hongkong…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-07-27
Summary:

Commencing tomorrow, Coronet Theatre is going to screen 'Hunting Big Game in Africa.' Two American hunters H. A. and Sidney Snow travelled sixty thousand miles through wildest Africa to get the film. Various encounters of the party with different animals are filmed. The picture shows…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-07-30
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is screening a super-film entitled 'Hunting Big Game in Africa.' Mr. H. A. and Sid. Snow travelled over 50,000 miles for this film. Enjoying immense success in London, the picture takes the audiences right into the heart of the jungle and people can enjoy spectacles of…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-07-31
Summary:

Coronet Theatre continues to screen the H.A. Snow's Oakland Expedition to Africa entitled 'Hunting Big Game in Africa,' with packed houses. The picture is one of the best thrillers ever shown in the colony and demonstrates the sincerity of purpose and determination of the…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-08-02
Summary:

Today and tomorrow are the last days of screening of 'Hunting Big Game in Africa' in the Coronet Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-08-03
Summary:

Tonight, for the last time, Coronet Theatre is going to screen 'Hunting Big Game in Africa.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-08-14
Summary:

Several hundred foreigners and Japanese at the Kamakura Gekijo were disappointed recently when the local police entered the theatre shortly before the showing of 'Douglas Fairbanks in Robin Hood' and issued an injunction against the film, reports the Japan Advertiser. The police…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-08-18
Summary:

Coronet Theatre recently screened 'Hunting Big Game in Africa.' Now the theatre is going to screen the photoplay entitled 'Nanook of the North' which gives a detailed view into the life of the Arctic Region. The photoplay was taken by Mr. Robert J. Flattery [sic] who spent a…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-08-18
Summary:

Star Theatre is going to screen 'Hunting Big Game in Africa.' The film was made by H. A. and Sidney Snow in a span of two and a half years in Africa. The film gives the audience a detailed view of the wildlife of the Dark Continent.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-09-17
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is going to re-screen the Fairbanks success 'The Mark of Zorro' for one more day only. On Saturday, 'Robin Hood' with special music will be put on.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-09-19
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is going to screen a United Artists production, entitled 'Robin Hood,' featuring Douglas Fairbanks. Enough historical material has been collected by the researchers for the enactment of the dramatic romance associated with the name Robin Hood. Film synopsis included.…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-09-21
Summary:

A private screening of the film 'Robin Hood' was done in the presence of Director of Education (The Hon. Mr. E. A. Irving), the acting Registrar of the University (The Rev. J. T. Holman), the Hon. Mr. Pollock, K. C., the Hon. Mr. R. H. Kotewall, Mr. E. Ralphs and other prominent…