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: 1914-12-21
Summary:

The picture 'The Plaything of His Luck' was screened on Saturday evening at Victoria. The bill also includes the Gaumont Graphic, 'Artemio in Love' and 'The Strength of Men.' Mr. Bert Flatt and Miss Flo Brooks performed.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-09-04
Summary:

The New Hongkong Cinematograph was well filled last evening by an appreciative audience, who thoroughly enjoyed both the pictures and the music. The programme was of a capital description. 'A Daughter of Eve' in five reels, was the premier film. A Gaumont Graphic film was also quite…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-09-11
Summary:

At the New Hongkong Theatre, a fine four-part Italian film, 'The Waitress Countess,' is being shown. The Gaumont Graphic contains a number of well-taken and most interesting photographs dealing with the war and other matters of topical interest, and there are further attractions in the…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-03-31
Summary:

There was a packed house at the Victoria Theatre last night and a most interesting programme was gone through, including Pathe's British and American Gazette, 'Despised' (a two-part play), 'The Star Boarder' (introducing Charlie Chaplin), 'The Great War' , and…

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-04-21
Summary:

The Bijou Theatre is screening two very interesting pictures tonight: 'The Corsair,' a detective drama in six parts; and a Gaumont Graphic, showing the Allies in the East. There will be several changes of programme next week, on account of management having arranged to show a series of…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-09-15
Summary:

At the Hongkong Theatre, starting from today until Friday, a very fine Paramount picture in five parts entitled 'The Yankee Girl' is being screened, in which Blanche Ring takes the leading role. A two-part comedy, 'Distilled Love' featuring the well-known comedy star Alice…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-10-26
Summary:

The World Theatre's star film 'The Source' is an interesting picture with a plot staged in a lumber camp. Film synopsis included. Other films shown are the Gaumont Graphic and a very funny comedy. At 5.15, the star film is 'Melting Millions,' and first three episodes of…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-08-24
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is going to screen 'The Mark of Zorro' featuring Douglas Fairbanks. The period is that of Mexican California about a hundred years ago. Quality performance from Mr. Fairbanks makes the film an absolute treat to watch. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-08-28
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is currently screening 'The Mark of Zorro' featuring Douglas Fairbanks who plays a dual role in the movie. The film is set in old California when it was under the Mexican government and a colony of Spain. Film synopsis included.

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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: 1923-10-10
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is going to screen 'Captain Fly-by-Night,' until Saturday. The story was written by Johnston M'Culley [sic] who also wrote the story of 'The Mark of Zorro' which featured Douglas Fairbanks. Mr. M'Culley has made the action scenes of 'Captain Fly…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-12-04
Summary:

The run of Griffith's 'Orphans of the Storm' featuring Dorothy and Lillian Gish has been extended until Thursday. The film is probably more famous than other big hits like 'Mark of Zorro' and 'Robin Hood' at the 'Little House.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-02-11
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is going to screen 'The Mollycoddle' featuring Douglas Fairbanks. The film is on the order of Mr. Fairbanks' 'Mark of Zorro' and is in the nature of a joyous interlude.

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Headline: The Bijou
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-04-14
Summary:

The pictures shown at the Bijou Scenic Theatre were of high merit. The Pathe Gazette and the Gaumont Graphic, showing principal world's happenings were interesting. Miss Violet Bonnetta was given a rousing reception by the audience.

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-05-12
Summary:

At the Bijou, Miss Violet Bonnet is delighting all comers with her songs, and the pictures are good. They include another funny Max Linder episode and a new and highly sensational Nick Winter story. The Pathe Gazette and Gaumont Graphic both contain some fine photographs of events in Europe and…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-09-27
Summary:

An especially good programme is being offered at the Victoria, including two or three good comics – one by Max Linder; the Gaumont graphic, with a remarkably fine picture of the last Derby; and a historical film. This later is one of the best coloured pictures produced by Pathe Freres. Mr.…

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Headline: The Victoria
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-11-04
Summary:

There is to be another grand change of programme at the Victoria Theatre commencing from tonight. The Gaumont Graphic will be shown. Besides, no one should miss the picture 'The Adventures,' which is 4,000 feet long and will be shown in three parts.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-01-05
Summary:

At Victoria last night, a good attendance of patrons witnessed tragedy and comedy galore. The Gaumont graphic was as newsy as ever and the pictures were good.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-07-01
Summary:

The two dramatic films, 'Wheat and Tares' and 'At the Foot of the Scaffold,' are full of thrilling happenings. In addition to these, there are three funny comic films and Gaumont Graphic, showing the world's latest news at the Victoria Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-07-13
Summary:

A special matinee was given at the Victoria on Saturday afternoon. Various films attracted audiences. Gaumont Graphic was interesting as usual, including a comic picture, a pleasing picture 'The Secret Marriage,' a story entitled 'Sea Flowers,' and three-part detective drama…