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…

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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: 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:…

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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.

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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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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…

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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.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-06-22
Summary:

The success of the series 'The Perils of Pauline' is testified by the crowded houses at the Victoria on Friday, Saturday, Sunday and last night. The Adventures will be continued in next Friday's programme. In addition to the Pauline pictures, there was a most interesting film…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-06-30
Summary:

A good programme was put on at the Victoria Theatre last night, and will be followed till Friday, when fresh instalments of the ever-popular 'Pauline' will be put on. The chief features, in addition to some good war pictures, are another delightful 'Wiffles' picture and a…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-07-24
Summary:

A special picture show and instrumental concert on behalf of the Kwangtung Flood Relief Fund attracted a lot of audiences. Socieda [sic] Philarmonie, the joint bands under Professor Gonzalez, and Sir Edward Elgar performed. The cinematograph show included two splendid sets of recent war pictures…