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

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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: 1924-07-03 - 1924-07-03
Summary:

Anita Stewart in 'Sowing the Wind,' one of the First National big 5 productions—'Man, Woman, Marriage,' 'The Kid,' 'The Oath,' 'Passion' and 'Sowing the Wind.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-11-06 - 1924-11-08
Summary:

Today at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15 p.m., Charlie Chaplin in 'The Kid,' 6 reels of joy. Also Felix Cartoon, Prizma Colour Film and our own Topical. At usual prices. Illustration included.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-11-03 - 1924-11-03
Summary:

Commencing Wednesday, November 5th for another record-breaking run, Charlie Chaplin and Jackie Coogan in the greatest of all comedies, 'The Kid.' At usual prices.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-11-04 - 1924-11-05
Summary:

Starting tomorrow, Charlie Chaplin in 'The Kid.' Come and see the six funniest reels ever thrown upon a screen. At ordinary prices.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-11-10 - 1924-11-10
Summary:

The Coronet: Today only, Charlie Chaplin in 'The Kid.' The Star: Today only at 5.30 and 9.15 p.m., James Oliver Curwood's 'Flower of the North' in 7 reels.

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Headline: The Star
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-12-06 - 1924-12-06
Summary:

Last time today at 5.30 and 9.15, the colony's biggest amusement bargain, W. S. Hart in 'The Cradle of Courage,' Charlie Chaplin in 'Behind the Screen' and 'The Shadow Graph.' Starting Sunday, final presentation in the colony of the world's greatest comedy…

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Headline: The Star
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-12-06 - 1924-12-06
Summary:

Tonight, there are three big attractions, Charlie Chaplin in 'Behind the Screen,' W. S. Hart in 'The Cradle of Courage,' and 'The Shadow Graph.' Tomorrow's programme includes Charlie Chaplin in 'The Kid,' 'The Leather Pushers' round 23 and…

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Headline: The Star
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-12-08 - 1924-12-08
Summary:

Last time today at 5.30 and 9.15, your last opportunity to see the world's greatest comedy, Charlie Chaplin and Jackie Coogan in 'The Kid.' Also a new round of 'The Leather Pushers.' Extra added feature, Princess Jenny Kira, the Hula Hula Wonder and 'The Shadow…

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

The Kid' is coming!!

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-12-13 - 1921-12-13
Summary:

Charlie Chaplin's greatest picture, 'The Kid.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-12-14 - 1921-12-15
Summary:

What theatre will show 'The Kid'? The Coronet of course.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-12-16 - 1921-12-16
Summary:

The Kid' is here!