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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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-09-06 - 1915-09-08
Summary:

Another amazing programme, 'Hullo is that you bill?' 'Yes,' don't forget we must go to the Vic. and see 'Sherlock Holmes' and 'Wiffles' on Tuesday; 'what's coming off on Friday the 10th?' 'Why, the great Panama International…

5
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-03-06 - 1916-03-09
Summary:

On Mar 6 and for 4 nights only, the highly emotional dramatic photoplay 'The Nigger,' don't fail to see this wonderful screen production; on Mar 16, performance by the Tom Melbourne Comedy Co.; in the detective comedy 'Carolina,' see Waffles as the detective.

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Headline: Peak Club
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-08-21 - 1916-08-23
Summary:

A Cinematograph entertainment will be given at 9.15 pm on Aug 24 on the lower tennis lawn; 'Untold Stories of the War,' a lecture with photographs will be given by Mr. Frederic Coleman, F. R. G. S.; price detail included.

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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: 1916-09-18 - 1916-09-18
Summary:

On Sep 18, grand comedy and band night: 'Pickwick Papers,' 'Bunny,' and 'Wiffles,' Keystone and other comics; band of the 18th infantry will play; on Sep 20 and 21, a grand naval variety night.

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

On Nov 10, Pathe's wonderful serial in magnificent photography, the 'Red Circle' in 2 episodes (7th and 8th); interesting: 'The Great War'; instructive: 'Lizards'; comics: Wiffles, 'Water Nymphs,' and 'Dust Hater'; do not forget the film:…

10
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.

11
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-11-30 - 1922-11-30
Summary:

There will be a Cinematograph Performance at the Helena May Institute tomorrow, Friday, December 1st at 5.30 p.m. It has been specially arranged for the children of members of the Institute and their friends. Charge for admission will be 20 cents each person.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-03-22 - 1923-03-22
Summary:

There will be a Cinematograph Display for children at the Helena May Institute tomorrow, Friday, the 23rd, March at 5.30 p.m. Members of the Institute, their children and friends may attend. A charge of 50 cents will be made for admission.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-09-09 - 1924-09-09
Summary:

The Coronet: Final showing today, Claire Windsor and Norman Kerry in 'The Acquittal.' The Star: Today & tomorrow at 5.30 & 9.15 p.m., Bryant Washburn and Lois Wilson in 'A Full House.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-09-10 - 1924-09-10
Summary:

The Coronet: Today till Saturday at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 & 9.15 p.m., Bert Lytell, May McAvoy and Betty Compson in 'Kick In.' The Star: Today only at 5.30 & 9.15 p.m., Bryant Washburn and Lois Wilson in 'A Full House.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-10-30 - 1924-10-30
Summary:

There will be a Cinematograph Display for children at the Helena May Institute tomorrow, Friday, Oct. the 31st, at 5.30 p.m. Tickets, 50 cents each. Family ticket for three people, $1.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-02-11 - 1925-02-11
Summary:

There will be a Cinematograph Display for children on Friday Feb. 13th at 5 p.m. Tickets 50 cents each. Family tickets $1 for three people.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-03-03 - 1925-03-03
Summary:

There will be a cinematograph display at the Children's Hour, at the Helena May Institute, on Friday March 6th, at 5 p.m. Tickets 50 cents each, family tickets for three people $1.

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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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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: 1915-02-25
Summary:

The Midnight Guest' is being shown at the Victoria for the last time tonight. The war pictures are the finest we have yet seen. A new Wiffles picture will be shown tomorrow night together with a special series of war pictures. The Victoria having now obtained exclusive rights in Hong Kong…