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: 1917-06-22 - 1917-06-22
Summary:

On June 22, 9th and 10th series of 'Who's Guilty,' 'A Trial of Souls' and 'The Water Strain'; Pathe's British Gazettes, American Gazettes, and The Great War; comics: Starlight and Keystone.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-06-28 - 1917-06-30
Summary:

On June 29, Pathe colour feature: 'Hands from the Shadow' in 3 parts; 11th series of 'Who's Guilty' (The Lost Paradise); Pathe's American Gazette; The Great War; 'Lonesome Luke' (comedy); Keystone comedy.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-07-02 - 1917-07-04
Summary:

On July 3, the powerful film play 'An Artist's Daughter' in 3 parts by Mr. Morlhom; Pathe's American Gazette, Great War, 1914-17; comics: 'The Five Senses' and 'A Husband's Suspicions'; opening shortly: performance by Blascheck and Aldin.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-08-23 - 1917-08-25
Summary:

On Aug 24, the wonder serial of the world in 15 episodes each two reels, showing 5th and 6th episodes of 'The Shielding Shadow,' 'Through Bolted Doors' and 'The Disappearing Prisoner'; Pathe's British Gazette and 'Pathe's American Gazette,'…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-09-06 - 1917-09-08
Summary:

On Sept 7, Pathe's great serial, 9th and 10th episodes of 'The Shielding Shadow,' 'The Incorrigible Captive' and 'The Vanishing Mantle'; Pathe's British French & American Gazettes: The Great War, Portuguese army prepares for war; instructive: '…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1918-01-03 - 1918-01-05
Summary:

On Jan 4, Pathe's greatest serial, featuring Mollie King, 9th and 10th episodes of 'The Mystery of the Double Cross'; interesting: 'The Great War'; comics: Wiffles in 2 parts: 'His Maiden Aunt.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-01-24 - 1916-01-26
Summary:

On Jan 25, the powerful dramas 'A Life Redeemed' in 2 parts; 'Mid Racing Beasts' with comic and interesting pictures; on Jan 26, a night with the HK police reserve, performance by the Big Brass Band and Skirl 'O'; see 'Wiffles the Victim of Jealousy' and…

8
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-09-07 - 1916-09-09
Summary:

On Sept 9, 7th and 8th episodes of 'The Black Box Mystery' [sic]; The Great War, Pathe's Gazette; comics: John Bunny, Keystones.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-09-12 - 1916-09-13
Summary:

On Sep 12, 9th and 10th episodes of 'The Black Box Mystery' [sic] in 4 parts; interesting, The Great War, Pathe's British Gazette; comics: 'The Aunt that Wasn't,' 'The Frail Vessel,' and 'Baby Day.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-09-19 - 1916-09-19
Summary:

On Sep 19, the magnificent serial play, 11th and 12th episodes of 'The Black Box Mystery' [sic] in 4 parts; Pathe's British Gazette, The Great War; Keystone and other comics; 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: 1916-11-23 - 1916-11-24
Summary:

On Nov 24, 11th and 12th episodes of 'The Red Circle': Seeds of Suspicion and Like a Rat in a Trap; 'The Great War': the disembarking of a Serbian Battalion, the new Serbian army, the slava Serbian feast; comics: 'The Wrong Flat,' 'Eloping with Anatole,'…

13
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-12-01 - 1916-12-02
Summary:

On Dec 2, last two episodes of 'The Red Circle': Branded as a Thief and Judgement Day; interesting: 'The Praying Mantis,' 'Pathe's British Gazette,' 'The Great War'; comics: 'Pokes & Jabs in Clover' and 'Just Kids.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-12-11 - 1916-12-13
Summary:

On Dec 12, performance by Brilliant; Pathe's interesting photoplay 'The She Wolf' in 3 parts; The Great War Series (D.4); Pathe's British Gazette; Sauce for the Gander; Thousand Dollars Reward; 'Mabel's Wilful Way.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-12-14 - 1916-12-16
Summary:

On Dec 15, the magnificent Gold Rooster play, featuring Ruth Roland of Red Circle fame in the 'Matrimonial Martyr,' a ripping coloured comedy in 5 parts; The Great War (series D.5); 'Chasing the Submarine'; 'Pathe's British Gazette'; 'Pokes and Jabs in One…

16
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-12-18 - 1916-12-20
Summary:

On Dec 19, performance by Brilliant; 'Sons of France,' a thrilling tale of modern warfare in 3 parts, including French fighting, its difficulties and dangers; Pathe's British Gazette, The Great War; 'Have You Seen My Girl'; 'A Well Sick Man'; 'Wiffles the…

17
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-12-28 - 1916-12-30
Summary:

On Dec 29, performance by Shirleys; the magnificent exclusive film 'On the Brink' in 3 reels, featuring Mdlle Robinne; Pathe's British Gazette, The Great War; a Chaplin comedy, 'Dough and Dynamite'; don't forget the 'Iron Claw,' it grips you.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-01-03 - 1917-01-08
Summary:

On Jan 5, an amazing and thrilling programme: 1st and 2nd episodes of 'Iron Claw,' featuring Pearl White, Jameson [sic], and Sheldon Lewis; The Great War (with our armies on the Somme); interesting: Pathe's British Gazette; comic: 'Married on Credit' (Keystone); cartoon…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-01-18 - 1917-01-20
Summary:

On Jan 19, 5th and 6th episodes of the 'Iron Claw,' Intervention of Tito & The Spotted Warning; Pathe's British Gazette, 'The Great War' (1916-17 reserves in training); comic: 'Wiffles' Dancing Pumps,' 'Merely a Married Man' (Keystone), and…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-01-29 - 1917-01-30
Summary:

On Jan 29, 7th and 8th episodes of 'The Greed'; 'The Great War'; Pathe's British Gazette; 'Customs of the Anamese'; comics: 'The Bear Skin [sic]'; 'A Vague Suspicion'; on Feb 1, the magnificent drama 'The Daughter of the People' in…