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: 1919-07-05
Summary:

An extraordinary eighteen episode picture entitled 'The Moon Child' is to be screened at the Hongkong Theatre. The picture features Marie Walcamp of 'Red Ace.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-07-08
Summary:

The Serial film 'Moon Child' is attracting many people to the Hongkong Theatre, to see the daring feats performed by the famous actress Marie Walcamp. 'Her Strange Wedding' featuring Fannie Ward, will be screened tomorrow. The story is written by George Middleton.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-07-12
Summary:

The third and fourth episodes 'The Moon Child' will not be screened at this Theatre tonight as previously advertised, but the dramatic play 'The Daughter of the People,' in five parts will be given instead. The theatre will be entirely closed on the 18th and 9th, for Peach…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-07-25
Summary:

The fifth and sixth episodes of the serial film 'The Moon Child' will be screened at the Hongkong Theatre at the matinee and 7.15 p.m. performance next Saturday. At night, the production by Thomas Dixon, entitled 'The Fall of a Nation' will be shown for the first time. The…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-08-02
Summary:

At the Hongkong Theatre tonight the 7th and 8th episodes of the attractive film, 'The Moon Child' will be screened in which more daring and thrilling incidents by the popular Marie Walcamp are depicted.

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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: 1919-08-12
Summary:

Next Wednesday three further episodes of the serial film 'Bull's Eye' will be screened, with a selection of comic pictures. The concluding parts of 'The Moon Child' featuring Marie Walcamp is going to be screened soon.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-08-16
Summary:

The 11th and 12th episodes of the thrilling picture 'The Moon Child' will be screened from today to Tuesday next, at the Matinee and at 9.15 p.m. At the 7.15 p.m. performances, the 7th, 8th and 9th episodes of the 'Bull's Eye' will be shown.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-08-18
Summary:

The Hongkong Theatre was again crowded on Saturday and Sunday to see episodes 11 and 12 of 'The Moon Child,' featuring Marie Walcamp. The 'Bull's Eye' too is proving very popular. These plays, in addition to the 'Daughter of the people' screened at the matinee…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-08-20
Summary:

At the matinee at the Hongkong theatre tomorrow further episodes of the 'Bull's Eye' will be shown and at 9.15 p.m. performance 'The Reward' a five part drama will be screened, featuring Miss Bessie Barriscale. 'The Moon Child' will be exhibited.

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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: 1919-08-29
Summary:

Tomorrow, the 13th and 14th episodes of the 'Moon Child' will be resumed at the matinee at 9.15 performance. Next week, 'Under Four Flags' will be screened.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-09-06
Summary:

Tonight the 15th and 16th episodes of the 'Moon Child' will be screened.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-09-16
Summary:

The last two episodes of the magnificent film 'The Moon Child' will occupy the screen tonight at the Hongkong Theatre. From tomorrow, an exceptionally attractive drama in five parts entitled 'The Butterfly' will be shown. 'The Master Mystery' will also be screened…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-09-19
Summary:

A new Paramount picture will be shown at the matinees at Hongkong Theatre on Saturday and Sunday next, entitled 'The World Apart.' The leading roles are taken by Wallace Reid and Myrtle Stedman. Film Synopsis included. The final episodes of the 'Moon Child' and 'Master…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-15
Summary:

Booth Tarkington's arresting story of life in the small towns of the States, bearing the somewhat misleading title 'The Flirt' will be shown of the last time at the Star tonight. Beginning Thursday, the Star will present the big picture 'Disraeli.' George Arliss, in the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-16
Summary:

The spectacular Metro film, 'Hearts Aflame' is due for a two days' showing at the Star, commencing tonight. A booking of unusual interest is the 'Disraeli' picture, which will be put on Thursday next. George Arliss, the star, played this drama for some years on the stage…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-18
Summary:

Beginning tonight the Star will show 'Disraeli,' which is a convincing attempt to depict a critical period in the career of the great statesman. George Arliss, the star, is an English actor, who had to go to America to make a reputation. When he made the screen adaptation, he brought…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-20
Summary:

My Wild Irish Rose,' a production taken from the famous stage success 'The Shaughraun,' which is to be shown at the Star for two days beginning tomorrow. No writer knew the Irish better than Dion Boucicalt. He himself played the principal role and became famous in the seventies as…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-11-08
Summary:

To round off a really big film week comes the announcement by the Grand that it will show George Arliss in 'Disraeli,' beginning tonight. The film concerns the plots and counterplots in connection with the acquiring by Great Britain of huge interest in the Suez Canal. The costumes and…