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: 1919-08-14
Summary:

At the Victoria Theatre this afternoon, the management is screening episodes 3, 4 and 5 of 'The Bull's Eye,' which has been drawing crowded houses. There will be another matinee tomorrow. The reason for this new departure is that a very fine and stupendous serial, featuring Pearl…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-08-19
Summary:

The Victoria Theatre are putting on 'Hinton's Double,' a picture featuring the well-known actor, Frederick Ward [sic], in the title role and which has been a money-maker for the theatre, at the matinee tomorrow. On Thursday at the matinee, the 9th, 10th and 11th episodes of '…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-08-07
Summary:

There will be a special matinee today at 5.15 p.m. at the Hongkong Theatre, with a new serial, the 1st, 2nd and 3rd episodes of 'The Bull's Eye.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-08-09
Summary:

This afternoon at the matinee and the 7.15 performance the 9th and 10th episodes of the serial film 'The Moon Child' will be screened, and tomorrow, 'One of Millions' and 'The Bull's Eye' will be exhibited, and comedies will be shown at intervals.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-08-12
Summary:

Next Wednesday three further episodes of the serial film 'Bull's Eye' will be screened, with a selection of comic pictures. The concluding parts of 'The Moon Child' featuring Marie Walcamp is going to be screened soon.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-08-14
Summary:

The Victoria Theatre is about to put on a stupendous serial; but as they are already engaged in screening 'The Bull's Eye,' the management is desirous of speeding it up so as to get the new picture. Tonight a new programme is billed with the star picture, 'Hinton's…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-08-16
Summary:

The 11th and 12th episodes of the thrilling picture 'The Moon Child' will be screened from today to Tuesday next, at the Matinee and at 9.15 p.m. At the 7.15 p.m. performances, the 7th, 8th and 9th episodes of the 'Bull's Eye' will be shown.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-08-18
Summary:

The Hongkong Theatre was again crowded on Saturday and Sunday to see episodes 11 and 12 of 'The Moon Child,' featuring Marie Walcamp. The 'Bull's Eye' too is proving very popular. These plays, in addition to the 'Daughter of the people' screened at the matinee…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-08-20
Summary:

At the matinee at the Hongkong theatre tomorrow further episodes of the 'Bull's Eye' will be shown and at 9.15 p.m. performance 'The Reward' a five part drama will be screened, featuring Miss Bessie Barriscale. 'The Moon Child' will be exhibited.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-08-23
Summary:

The management desires to inform the public that, owing to the late arrival of steamers, there will be no 'Moon Child' episodes shown this week. Paramount's 'The Explorer,' featuring Lou Tellegen, will be screened tomorrow. Mme. Sarah Bernhart, makes her debut as a…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-05-01
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is currently screening 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame' this evening. The story is inspired by Victor Hugo's famous classic 'Notre-Dame de Paris' and presents a vivid picture of Paris in the Middle Ages. One of the wonders of the film is the exhibition of…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-05-03
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is screening the film version of 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame.' Adapted from Victor Hugo's book, the film presents all the tenderness for sorrow and all the sympathy for affliction. The film exhibits the various aspects of Paris in the middle ages.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-05-07
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is screening the film version of Victor Hugo's great romance 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame' which is drawing large audiences. The entertainment is multiplied by the fine music of the Coronet Theatre Orchestra.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-05-09
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is going to screen the film version of Victor Hugo's romance 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame' for the last time this evening.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-05-10
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is screening 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame' exhibiting medieval Paris and 'Ponjola' showing modern South Africa. The former is based on Victor Hugo's romance and the latter is the film version of the recent novel of the same name.

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

Coronet Theatre is screening Victor Hugo's romance 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame' which is followed by the screening of the film version of Cynthia Stockley's novel of the same name 'Ponjola.' The film stars Anna Q. Nillson [sic] and captures the author's strong…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-09-22
Summary:

World Theatre is screening 'The Night Message,' today. The film is directed by P. P. Sheehan and is based on one of his own stories. P. P. Sheehan is famous for his success with the Hugo work 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-02-27
Summary:

Commencing today, for four days, Queen's Theatre will be screening the Goldwyn melodrama 'A Blind Bargain' featuring Lon Chaney who is famous for his role in 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame.' Lon Chaney adds to his versatility by his role which is completely different from…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-02-27
Summary:

Lon Chaney, the star of 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame,' is at his best in the Goldwyn melodrama, 'A Blind Bargain,' which will be the attraction at the Queen's Theatre for four days. Lon Chaney had appeared in 'The Penalty' and 'Ace of Hearts' before.…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-05-20
Summary:

In producing 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame,' Carl Laemmle believed it would be, like the book, a work of creative art with the permanence of the ancient Cathedral itself and a picture for all days to come. He expected Victor Hugo's classic to be the crowning achievement of the…