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: 1916-02-24
Summary:

The Melbourne Comedy Company, Eileen Melbourne, Tom Melbourne, scored another big success at the Victoria Theatre. Tonight is the last night of this programme. The 'movies' consist entirely of comedies with the exception of Pathe's Gazette.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-08-09
Summary:

This afternoon at the matinee and the 7.15 performance the 9th and 10th episodes of the serial film 'The Moon Child' will be screened, and tomorrow, 'One of Millions' and 'The Bull's Eye' will be exhibited, and comedies will be shown at intervals.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-08-23
Summary:

The management desires to inform the public that, owing to the late arrival of steamers, there will be no 'Moon Child' episodes shown this week. Paramount's 'The Explorer,' featuring Lou Tellegen, will be screened tomorrow. Mme. Sarah Bernhart, makes her debut as a…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-02-05
Summary:

The Alexandra Cinematograph, No. 2 Zetland Street, showed many beautiful films of varied subjects like pictures of comedy, travel and educational advantage. The machine is a particularly good one, and the entertainment well repays a visit.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-06-26
Summary:

Glass Houses,' the current feature at the Queen's Theatre, is a good picture in that it is amusing, exciting and is quite original. Viola Dana is the heroine and she is supported by Gaston Glass. The programme is made up by a newsreel which is interesting although some of the events…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-10-16
Summary:

Kowloon audiences are notably quick to appreciate any divergence from the usual in their amusement programmes. Mr. Tod Sanborn was billed to perform. He is a musician whose medium is that difficult, i.e., xylophone. Last night's programme included the Sextette from Lucia de Lammermoor.…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-10-17
Summary:

Mr. Tod Sanborn, with his xylophone, delighted another appreciative audience at the Star Theatre last night. Smouldering Fires, with Pauline Frederick in the leading role, together with a comedy and the usual Gazette, completed one of the best programmes seen at the Star.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-08-24
Summary:

Douglas Fairbanks, the athletic film star, has an attractive part in his new picture, 'The Mark of Zorro' which will be shown in Coronet beginning Saturday. The film is a romance of a hundred years ago. Film synopsis included. Fairbanks shows distinct acting ability in his double role…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-08-25
Summary:

The Mark of Zorro,' Douglas Fairbanks' new picture, may be described as a typical American romantic comedy. The story is high-spirited and happy-hearted. Douglas Fairbanks impersonates a wealthy young Spanish aristocrat. Film synopsis included. Mr. Fairbanks gives us his best bit of…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-08-27
Summary:

The public can be sure of an evening's genuine entertainment at the Coronet anytime during the coming week. The star attraction, Douglas Fairbanks in 'The Mark of Zorro,' is one of the best films seen in Hongkong for many a long day. Mr. Fairbanks gives his admirers something new…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-08-28
Summary:

It is questionable whether any picture ever shown at the Coronet has scored such as distinct success as 'The Mark of Zorro,' Douglas Fairbanks' latest release. Since the picture was first shown on Saturday, crowded houses have been the rule, and expressions of satisfaction have…