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: 1917-03-31
Summary:

There was a packed house at the Victoria Theatre last night and a most interesting programme was gone through, including Pathe's British and American Gazette, 'Despised' (a two-part play), 'The Star Boarder' (introducing Charlie Chaplin), 'The Great War' , and…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-11-09
Summary:

The theatre will show a film about the Great War illustrating the Defence of Verdun, including the various activities of the French Army.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-05-12
Summary:

Queen's Theatre is hosting 'Olympia Follies.' Showing at 5:15 and 9:15 till next Wednesday, the Company will also present New York and London songs by Hamilton and Mills, in addition to the dance performances. The Theatre will also screen 'Slim Shoulders' starring Irene…

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Headline: Scaramouche'
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-02-19
Summary:

The Adolph Zukor prize has been awarded by a distinguished body of judges to Rafael Sabatini's novel 'Scaramouche,' produced on the screen by Rex Ingram. Mr. Zukor offered the prize to the writer whose story replay made the best picture to be produced on the screen and publicity…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-06-02
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Headline: Close-ups
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-06-09
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-06-23
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Headline: Commandments
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-07-14
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Headline: 200 Dancers
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-09-15
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-09-29
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Headline: Nita Naldi
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-09-29
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Headline: Mrs. Bret Harte
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-09-29
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-10-20
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Headline: Sunburn Test
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-10-20
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-03-01
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Headline: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-05-12
Summary:

The dance by 'Olympia Follies' is the show in Queen's Theatre. A picture play entitled 'Slim Shoulders,' starred by Irene Castle, will be screened today at 5.15 and 9.15 show. The hero is portrayed by Rod La Rocque of 'The Ten Commandments' fame.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-01-25
Summary:

Crowded houses are witnessing the performance nightly at this new place of entertainment. The pictures are quite new and are masterpieces of photographic art. A comfortable seat and interesting pictures are just the two things required.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-03-04
Summary:

Miss Rosa Barnes has been engaged by the Alexandra Cinematograph to sing songs appropriate to the pictures thrown on the screen. This is a departure we have not yet had in Hongkong, though it is a feature of cinematograph shows in other parts of the world.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-03-29
Summary:

The latest opened Star Cinematograph Company exhibited some audience-appreciated pictures on Saturday.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-05-19
Summary:

The big turn at the Hongkong Cinematograph is Professor Vicente Kemppo [sic], who entertains his audience by chewing glass lamp chimneys, and grinding broken glasses with his bareback. A liberal programme of interesting pictures is shown, but the enjoyment is somewhat detracted from by the…