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: 1918-06-06 - 1918-06-06
Summary:

Tonight, all comedy night, Bell's vaudeville; Max Linder, Wiffles, Lonesome Luke.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-09-06 - 1915-09-08
Summary:

Another amazing programme, 'Hullo is that you bill?' 'Yes,' don't forget we must go to the Vic. and see 'Sherlock Holmes' and 'Wiffles' on Tuesday; 'what's coming off on Friday the 10th?' 'Why, the great Panama International…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-09-09 - 1915-09-10
Summary:

Great attraction at the Vic: for the weekend: on Friday, Exposition Film (2 parts) and 'A Traitor to His Country' (3 parts); on Saturday, Exposition Film (2 parts) and Battling Britishers (3 parts); on Sunday, Exposition film (2 parts) and 'Theodora' (3 parts); on Monday,…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-03-06 - 1916-03-09
Summary:

On Mar 6 and for 4 nights only, the highly emotional dramatic photoplay 'The Nigger,' don't fail to see this wonderful screen production; on Mar 16, performance by the Tom Melbourne Comedy Co.; in the detective comedy 'Carolina,' see Waffles as the detective.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-09-18 - 1916-09-18
Summary:

On Sep 18, grand comedy and band night: 'Pickwick Papers,' 'Bunny,' and 'Wiffles,' Keystone and other comics; band of the 18th infantry will play; 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:…

7
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-04-21 - 1923-04-21
Summary:

Teaser ads for the film 'The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse.' Remarks: The ads didn't mention the theatre's name, surmised from other ads.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-05-07 - 1923-05-09
Summary:

The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse.' Price details included.

9
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-05-10 - 1923-05-10
Summary:

At The Coronet: Today at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 & 9.15 p.m., Anita Stewart in 'Virtuous Wives.' At The Star: Today at 5.30 & 9.15 p.m., 'The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse.'

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-05-11 - 1923-05-12
Summary:

Friday, Saturday and Sunday for three days only at 2.15, 5.15 and 9.15, 'The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-05-14 - 1923-05-16
Summary:

The Coronet: Today till Wed. at 2.15, 5.15 & 9.15 p.m., last three nights of 'The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse.' The Star: Tonight till Wed. at 5.30 & 9.15 p.m., 'Dangerous Hours.'

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-06-27 - 1923-06-29
Summary:

The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse' will be shown on Friday next for one day only at The Coronet.

13
Headline: Bavu
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-06-21 - 1924-06-28
Summary:

June 21 & 23 Remarks: Teaser ads for the film 'Brass.' The ads didn't mention the theatre's name, surmised from other ads. June 24 Remarks: Coming to the World tomorrow. June 26 Remarks: The superb cast includes Wallace Beery, Estelle Taylor, Forrest Stanley, Sylvia…

14
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-10-18 - 1924-10-22
Summary:

October 18 Remarks: Teaser ad for the film 'Enemies of Women.' The ad didn't mention the theatre's name, surmised from other ads. October 20 Remarks: The author, Vicente Blasco Ibanez, also wrote 'The Four Horsemen.' The cast includes Lionel Barrymore, Alma Rubens,…

15
Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-12-02 - 1924-12-10
Summary:

Rudolf [sic] Valentino's 'Blood and Sand' is the next anniversary month film masterpiece. December 3 Remarks: Rudolf [sic] Valentino was the hero of 'The Sheik' and 'The Four Horsemen' [sic]. December 6-9 Remarks: Today till Wed. at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 & 9.15…

16
Headline: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-02-09 - 1925-02-12
Summary:

Alice Terry in Turn to the Right by Rex Ingram, the producer of 'The Four Horsemen' [sic]. Also, Manila Vaudeville Co. February 12 remarks: Tomorrow, George Walch [sic] in 'Serenade,' a First National attraction. Miss Tamara Baraonelli performs.

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-02-18 - 1925-02-19
Summary:

Scaramouche' - ask the next person you meet. February 19 remarks: You haven't forgotten 'The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse.' You'll never forget 'Scaramouche.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-02-25
Summary:

The Midnight Guest' is being shown at the Victoria for the last time tonight. The war pictures are the finest we have yet seen. A new Wiffles picture will be shown tomorrow night together with a special series of war pictures. The Victoria having now obtained exclusive rights in Hong Kong…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-03-05
Summary:

The Victoria's programmes are profiting by the new contract with Messrs. Pathe. The Wiffles film which was shown on Tuesday, Wednesday and last night was good. The War pictures are better than ever, and the long film 'The Crime for Love' is good too. Tonight a new Max Linder…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-06-22
Summary:

The success of the series 'The Perils of Pauline' is testified by the crowded houses at the Victoria on Friday, Saturday, Sunday and last night. The Adventures will be continued in next Friday's programme. In addition to the Pauline pictures, there was a most interesting film…