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: 1921-12-12
Summary:

Phenomenal business has been experienced by Northern cinemas fortunate enough to secure Charlie Chaplin's wonderful comedy, 'The Kid,' according to reports received locally. In Shanghai, it crowded the Victoria Theatre for two weeks at $2 per seat, and after a further four nights…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-11-04
Summary:

World Theatre will be screening 'Behind the Curtain' for the last time today. Mary Pickford's 'Mary Ain't Guilty' commences its run tomorrow. 'Kean' continues until Thursday at the 2:30 and 7:15 shows. Queen's Theatre, on the other hand, is screening…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-12-22
Summary:

Is it legal for an exhibitor on films in Shanghai to show a picture, the Chinese rights for which are already in the hands of another local firm of distributors? Asks the N.C.D. News. The question was raised in movie circles last July when the Ramos Amusement, Ld., the proprietors of the Olympic…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-12-23 - 1921-12-24
Summary:

Today at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, 'The Kid' and Topical Budget. Kowloon Theatre today at 9 p.m., 'The Westerners' and dancing. Best floor in the colony.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-12-23 - 1921-12-24
Summary:

Today at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, 'The Kid' and Topical Budget. Kowloon Theatre, today at 9 p.m., 'The Westerners.' Also dancing. Best floor in the colony.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-12-19 - 1921-12-19
Summary:

Today at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, 'The Kid' and Topical Budget. Kowloon Theatre, today at 9 p.m., 'Help Wanted - Male' and 'The Laundry.' Also dancing. Best floor in the colony.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-12-20 - 1921-12-20
Summary:

Today at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, 'The Kid' and Topical Budget. Kowloon Theatre, special dance today at 9 p.m. Ticket: $2.00 each. Best floor in the colony.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-12-21 - 1921-12-21
Summary:

Today at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, 'The Kid' and Topical Budget. Kowloon Theatre, today only at 5.30 and 9 p.m., 'The Silver King' and 'Paper Hangers.' Also dancing. Best floor in the colony.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-12-22 - 1921-12-22
Summary:

Today at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, 'The Kid' and Topical Budget. Kowloon Theatre, today only at 9 p.m., Cabaret dance. Best floor in the colony. Tickets $1 each at Moutrie's.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-12-12
Summary:

Reports from the North tell of phenomenal business for the cinemas that have been so fortunate as to secure Charlie Chaplin's wonderful comedy, 'The Kid.' In Shanghai, it crowded the Victoria Theatre for two weeks.