A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-12-27
Summary:

The approaching majority of kinematography may well call for a brief review of the extraordinary growth of the industry since that eventful day in 1893 when at the World's Fair, Chicago, Thomas Edison's kinetoscope was introduced to an amazed public. Facts about the picture industry in…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-05-08 - 1914-05-11
Summary:

Films screenings including 'The Diamond Mystery'; Coming film: 'The Three Musketeers' (in 12 parts, 12,000 ft), founded on the novel by Alexandre Dumas

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-05-09 - 1914-05-12
Summary:

Tonight at 9.15, change of programme headed by the dramatic picture 'The Diamond Mystery'; the greatest picture ever produced, 'The Three Musketeers' (10 parts, lengths 12,000 feet) will soon be exhibited, founded on the celebrated novel by Alexandre Dumas.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-05-12 - 1914-05-13
Summary:

Screening of a boxing film: 'Jack Johnson vs Jim Flynn'; Coming film: 'The Three Musketeers' (10 parts, 12,000 ft), founded on the novel by Alexandre Dumas

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-05-13
Summary:

The Victoria Theatre is showing a championship boxing bout, Jack Johnson versus Jim Flynn, and other interesting programmes. Also, a picture in 10 parts depicting the loves and labours of the three heroes in Alexander Dumas' famous work 'The Three Musketeers.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-05-13 - 1914-05-14
Summary:

Tonight at 9.15, the great boxing film Jack Johnson vs Jim Flynn in 9 rounds, also a fine selection of comic pictures; the dramatic picture 'The Black Circle' in 3 parts on May 15; 'The Three Musketeers' for one week only, from the famous novel by Dumas, the greatest critics…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-05-14 - 1914-05-14
Summary:

Screening of a Boxing film 'Jack Johnson vs Jim Flynn'; Coming film: 'The Black Circle' (3 parts) and 'The Three Musketeers' (10 parts, 12,000 ft), founded on the novel by Alexandre Dumas

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-05-15 - 1914-05-18
Summary:

Films screening of 'The Black Circle' (3 parts), the latest Gaumont Graphic and some Comic Pictures; Coming film: 'The Three Musketeets' (10 parts)

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-05-15 - 1914-05-16
Summary:

Tonight at 9.15, the dramatic picture 'The Black Circle' (in 3 parts), the latest Gaumont Graphic and some exceedingly comic pictures; the greatest picture ever screened in the annals of cinematography 'The Three Musketeers' will be exhibited on May 18 at 9 p.m. and for 7…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-05-18
Summary:

The Three Mile Limit' screened at the Bijou is an attractive film. The Gibson girls are as lively and as much appreciated as ever. Further episodes in the fortunes of the one and only 'Max' and of his brother mirth maker, 'Wiffles,' together with the latest one and…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-05-18 - 1914-05-19
Summary:

The Three Musketeers' will be exhibited at 9.15 tonight, the greatest pictures ever produced in the annals of cinematography, being the immortal novel by Alexandre Dumas, in 10 parts, length 12,000 feet.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-05-19 - 1914-05-20
Summary:

Film screening of 'The Three Musketeers' (10 parts, 12,000 ft), based on the novel Alexandre Dumas

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-05-21 - 1914-05-25
Summary:

Film screening of 'The Three Musketeers' (10 part, 12,000 ft), based on the novel by Alexandre Dumas

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-05-21 - 1914-05-23
Summary:

The Three Musketeers' will be exhibited at 9 tonight, the greatest pictures ever produced in the annals of cinematography, being the immortal novel by Alexandre Dumas, in 10 parts, length 12,000 feet; matinees details included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-03-13
Summary:

One of the local cinematograph theatres has been screening a film founded on a novel by Gabriele D' Annunzio. The manufacturers tend to produce morbidly sensational novels rather than dramatised or photographic representations of recognised plays. When Victor Hugo's 'Les…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-01-22
Summary:

De Villier's moving theatre continues to be a nightly attraction on the peninsula. 'Zicomar,' which is not the world-renowned film of that name but a series of astonishing transformations and illusions founded on the film story, in which the entire company take part, was greatly…

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Headline: Flickers
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-04-14
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-05-19
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-06-16
Summary:

The famous Griffith picture 'Way Down East' was surrendered this month to Mr. George Mooser, representative of the United Artists Corporation. It marked the first victory of the United Artists Corporation in the fight being waged against motion picture film piracy. For background…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-06-20
Summary:

Within last year (according to a writer in the New York Herald) there has been a marked lowering of salaries throughout the motion picture ranks, amounting in some instance to more than 50 per cent. A sage of Hollywood thus summarised the present salary situation. Several top listed actor and…