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: 1917-09-13 - 1917-09-15
Summary:

On Sept 14, Pathe's great serial, 11th and 12th episodes of 'The Shielding Shadow'; 'Annals of the War'; Pathe's British, American & French Gazettes; comics: 'Court House Crooks' in 2 parts, featuring Ford Sterling.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-11-07 - 1917-11-10
Summary:

On Nov 8, by repeated requests, 'The King's Game' in 5 parts, featuring Pearl White; on Nov 9, Rudyard Kipling's Immortal Masterpiece in 5 reels; 'The Light that Failed,' featuring Robert Edeson in his magnificent impersonation of the blind artist; Pathe's…

3
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-11-12 - 1917-11-14
Summary:

On Nov 13, Jackie Saunders in the 'Grip of Evil,' fate & the underworld; instructive: 'A Study of Birds'; interesting: Annals of the War; comics: 'Luke Late Lunchers' and 'Feeding the Kitty.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-11-15 - 1917-11-17
Summary:

On Nov16, 'The Clue' in 5 parts, a photoplay full of pathos splendid acting, and beautiful photography, featuring Mdlle Robinne, supported by a cast of the finest French artists; interesting: 'Wild Ducks,' a fin film on natural history; Annals of the War; 'The Taking of…

5
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-11-19 - 1917-11-19
Summary:

On Nov 20, 3rd and 4pth episodes of the 'Grip of Evil' and 'The Upper Ten & Looters'; 'Annals of the War'; comics & interesting films; on Nov23, Pathe's great serial 'The Mystery of the Double Cross.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-11-20 - 1917-11-21
Summary:

On Nov 20, Jackie Saunders in the 3rd and 4th episodes of the 'Grip of Evil,' 'The Upper Ten & Looters'; 'Annals of the War' comic & interesting films; on Nov 23, Pathe's great serial: 'Sunshine & Gold' in 5 parts, featuring Baby Marie…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-11-22 - 1917-11-24
Summary:

On Nov 23, last two nights of the famous star artiste Marie Louise Sterling; Pathe's great photoplay, 'Sunshine & Gold' in 5 parts, featuring Baby Marie Osborne; interesting: 'Annals of the War'; instructive: 'Lion Cubs' and 'How Jim Won His Valentine…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1918-03-08 - 1918-03-09
Summary:

From Mar 8-11, tonight at 9.15 pm, a drama of life, beautifully acted, and splendidly photographed, 'A Lapland Lass' in 3 parts; Pathe's Gazette, Annals of the War and a very amusing comedy; on Mar 15, 'The Fatal King' with Pearl White.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1918-03-28 - 1918-03-30
Summary:

From Mar 29 to Apr 1, tonight at 9.15 pm, 5th and 6th episodes of 'The Fatal Ring'; Annals of the War and different comedies.

10
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1918-04-04 - 1918-04-06
Summary:

From Apr 5-7, 7th and 8th episodes of 'The Fatal Ring,' 'The Signal Lantern' and 'The Switch in the Safe'; British Gazette No 438, Annals of the War No. 19; Wiffles in 'I Marry My Widow's Sister.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1918-04-18 - 1918-04-20
Summary:

From Apr 19-22, 11th and 12th episodes of 'The Fatal Ring,' 'Short Circuit' and 'Desperate Chance'; British Gazette No. 440, Annals of the War No. 20; 'Finding a Husband.'

12
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1918-04-25 - 1918-04-26
Summary:

From Apr 26-29, 13th and 14th episodes of 'The Fatal Ring,' 'A Dash for Arabia' and 'The Painted Safe'; Annals of the War No. 21, British Gazette No. 441; 'Gertie's Joy Ride.'

13
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1918-04-27 - 1918-04-27
Summary:

Tonight, 13th and 14th episodes of 'The Fatal Ring,' 'A Dash for Arabia' and 'The Painted Safe'; Annals of the War No. 21, British Gazette No. 441; 'Geritie's Joy Ride'; on Apr 29, 'Pro Patria' or 'The Heroes of Belgium.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1918-05-10 - 1918-05-13
Summary:

17th and 18th episodes of 'The Fatal Ring,' 'The Death Weight' and 'The Subterfuge'; Stop! Luke! Listen!; Pathe's British Gazette No. 44; Annals of the War No. 22.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1918-05-27 - 1918-05-29
Summary:

From May 28-30, 'Mater Dolorosa,' the great French drama that won such a success in England and American under the title of 'The Torture of Silence'; Annals of the War No. 23; 'Home Made Pies'; 'The Children of Tulipland.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1918-06-17 - 1918-06-19
Summary:

From June 18-19 and for 2 nights only, 'The Angel Factory' in 5 parts; Annals of the War No. 24; 'The Masher's Mishap.'

17
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1918-07-16 - 1918-07-17
Summary:

July 16-17. Great Gold Rooster 5-part drama 'The Spender.' Annals of the War No. 27. American Gazette No. 64. Harold Lloyd's comedy.

18
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1918-08-19 - 1918-08-21
Summary:

August 19-21. 'The Shadow of the Past.' American Gazette No. 73. Annals of the War No. 30 and 'Bashful,' another Harold Lloyd success.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1918-12-04 - 1918-12-05
Summary:

William Fox, the producer, has taken this great new step. The 'Fox Kiddie Features' are ready for presentation, and the first of these, 'Jack and the Beanstalk,' will soon be before Hongkong cinema-goers.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1918-12-06 - 1918-12-07
Summary:

There are some tales that above others have a universal appeal to the young. One of the first to arise in the minds of children is 'Jack and the Beanstalk,' and this Mr. Fox has chosen for the first of his 'Pictures for the Kiddies.'