A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-04-29 - 1916-05-02
Summary:

Films screenings including 'Fakir's Ring' (5 parts) and 'The Lion Hunters' (2 parts); Also Keystone comics

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-07-14 - 1916-07-14
Summary:

Screening of 'New Exploits of Elaine' (18th Episode: Red Roses'); Max Linder, Wiffles, Keystone Comic, Cartoon Comic and Pathe's British Gazette, 'The Great War'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-07-15 - 1916-07-17
Summary:

Tonight: Screening of 'New Exploits of Elaine' (18th Episode: Red Roses'); Max Linder, Wiffles, Keystone Comic, Cartoon Comic and Pathe's British Gazette, 'The Great War'

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-09-20 - 1916-09-22
Summary:

Screening of 'Neal of the Navy' (last two episodes) for 3 nights, 'The Girl at the Cupola' and Keystone Comic

5
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-07-24 - 1915-07-26
Summary:

Film screening of 'Perils of Pauline' (Final episodes); Screening of Pathe's Latest Gazette and Keystone Comic; Coming film: 'Sherlock Holmes in Silver Blaze, and the Speckled Band'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-07-30 - 1915-08-02
Summary:

Film screening of 'Sherlock Holmes' (1st & 2nd series); Screening of Pathe's Latest Gazette; Also keystone comics and interesting pictures

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-09-14
Summary:

The 5th and 6th episodes of the 'Secret Kingdom' will be screened with Keystone comics at the Hongkong Theatre. On Wednesday, the programme will be a comedy with Charlie Chaplin's 'The Immigrant,' 'Easy Street' and 'Behind the Screen.' Charlie is now…

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

Six million votes were cast in the Sunday Pictorial Film Contest resulting as follows: 1. 'Way Down East,' 475,649 votes; 2. 'Orphans of the Storm,' 447,428 votes; 3. 'The Kid,' 446,216 votes; 4. 'The Four Horsemen,' 436,470 votes; 5. 'Queen of Sheba…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-05-01 - 1924-05-03
Summary:

Rex Ingram presents Rudolph Valentino and Alice Terry in 'The Conquering Power,' a seven-reel Metro screen classic, companion picture to 'The Four Horsemen.' Added attraction: Mura and Koka Shipoff in all-new dances.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-06-26 - 1924-06-26
Summary:

Seldom, very seldom, indeed, we show a picture at the Little House, the Coronet, that was ever a big success at one of our other theatres. But this time, we are making an exception with Rex Ingram's masterful rendering of Balzac's famous story, 'Eugenie of Grandet'; known on…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-06-21 - 1924-06-21
Summary:

Bavu,' a great cast of favourites headed by Estelle Taylor, Forrest Stanley, Sylvia Breamer, Wallace Beery of 'Robin Hood,' Josef Swickard of 'The Four Horsemen' and Martha Mattox.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-06-27 - 1924-06-27
Summary:

Bavu,' Universal-Jewel's most exciting mystery thriller ever made, with a great cast of favourites headed by Estelle Taylor, Forrest Stanley, Sylvia Breamer, Wallace Beery of 'Robin Hood,' Josef Swickard of 'The Four Horsemen' and Martha Mattox.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-12-23 - 1924-12-23
Summary:

Motion picture triumphs have been reached by such magnificent productions as 'The Birth of a Nation,' 'Over the Hill,' 'Humoresque,' 'The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse.' A still greater motion picture accomplishment has now been achieved by Chester…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-02-10 - 1925-02-10
Summary:

Looking back over all the big spectacular pictures we have shown at the Coronet and not forgetting 'Hearts of the World,' 'My Four Years in Germany,' 'Intolerance,' 'Man-Woman-Marriage,' 'Orphans of the Storm,' 'The Four Horsemen,'…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-02-19 - 1925-02-19
Summary:

You haven't forgotten 'The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse.' You'll never forget, 'Scaramouche.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-04-20 - 1923-04-21
Summary:

And power was given to them over the fourth part of the earth, to kill with sword, and with the hunger, and with the beasts of the earth.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-04-24 - 1923-04-24
Summary:

Behold, a white horse; and he that sat on him had a bow; and a crown was given unto him; and he went forth conquering and to conquer.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-04-25 - 1923-04-25
Summary:

And there went out another horse that was red; and power was given to him that sat thereon to take peace from the earth, and that they should kill one another; and there was given unto him a great sword.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-04-26 - 1923-04-26
Summary:

Lo, a black horse: and he that sat on him had a pair of balances in his hand.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-04-27 - 1923-04-27
Summary:

Behold a pale horse; and his name that sat on him was death, and hell followed with him. And power was given unto them over the fourth part of the earth, to kill with sword, and with hunger, and with death, and with the beasts of the earth.