A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Headline: Safety Last!
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-10-05 - 1923-11-10
Summary:

Teaser ads for Harold Lloyd's 'Safety Last!' Different Illustrations included. The ads didn't mention the theatre's name, surmised from other ads. October 23 Remarks: Distributed by Pathe. October 31 Remarks: Coming shortly at the World Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-11-07 - 1923-11-10
Summary:

Wed. 7th to Sat. 10th November at 5.15 p.m. & 9.15 p.m., Harold Lloyd in 'Safety Last.' Admission $2 & $1.5. Photo included.

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Headline: Laughter First!
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-03-31 - 1924-04-05
Summary:

Beginning Wednesday, 2nd April, Harold Lloyd in 'Safety Last' at the World Theatre. April 4 Remarks: Photo included. April 5 Remarks: Beginning Sunday, 6th inst. Pola Negri in 'Mad Love.'

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-04-02 - 1924-04-05
Summary:

Wed. - Sat., 2nd - 5th April, Harold Lloyd in 'Safety Last,' and Inkwell Comedy 'Trapped.' Admission, 9.15 p.m., $1.5 & $1, 5.15 p.m., $1 & 70 cts.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-02-20 - 1925-02-28
Summary:

Eight reels of uproarious fun, Harold Lloyd in his latest vehicle 'Girl Shy,' 8000 feet of spills and thrills funnier than 'Dr. Jack,' more exciting than 'Safet Last' [sic]. February 21 remarks: Funnier than 'Grandma's Boy.' February 28 remarks:…

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Headline: The Star
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-03-02 - 1925-03-02
Summary:

Today, Barbara La Marr in 'Poor Men's Wives' companion film to 'Rich Men's Wives.' Thursday next, Harold Lloyd in 'Safety Last.'

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Headline: The Star
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-03-03 - 1925-03-14
Summary:

Today and tomorrow: William Russell in 'The Lady from Longacre.' Charles Chaplin in 'The Cure.' Our own Topical film, and Prizma-colour. March 4 remarks: Harold Lloyd in 'Safety Last.'

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Headline: The Star
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-03-05 - 1925-03-06
Summary:

Harold Lloyd in 'Safety Last.' Also Pathe's British Gazette and Prizma Colour.

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Headline: The Star
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-03-07 - 1925-03-09
Summary:

Harold Lloyd in 'Safety Last.' Tomorrow, Hoot Gibson in 'The Sawdust Trail.' Tuesday and Wednesday, 'The Covered Wagon.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-07-05 - 1919-07-08
Summary:

5th, 6th, 7th and 8th July, showing dramatic serial story, 1st and 2nd episodes, Mary [sic] Walcamp in 'The Moon Child.' Also Keystone comics. Booking at the theatre.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-07-12 - 1919-07-15
Summary:

12th, 13th, 14th and 15th July, showing dramatic film in 5 parts, 'The Daughter of the People.' Also various comics. 16th, 17th, 20th, 21st and 22nd July, showing 3rd and 4th episodes, 'The Moon Child.' Please note: peace celebrations, 18th and 19th July, the theatre will be…

12
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-07-31 - 1919-08-01
Summary:

Tonight, at 5.15 p.m. performance, showing 5th and 6th episodes of 'The Moon Child.' Booking at the theatre.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-07-01 - 1919-07-04
Summary:

Tonight, showing 3rd episodes in 4 parts, Gaumont British film, 'Ultus.' Also various comics. Matinee 5 p.m. today, by request showing 'At First Sight,' featuring the beautiful Mae Murray. Booking at the theatre. July 2 Remarks: Ad. on 'Ultus' and comics only. July…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-07-09 - 1919-07-11
Summary:

9th, 10th and 11th July, showing a fine picture with a beautiful star, Fannie Ward in 'Her Strange Wedding' in 5 parts. Also various comics. Saturday 12th July, continuation 3rd and 4th episodes of 'The Moon Child.' Booking at the theatre.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-07-16 - 1919-07-17
Summary:

16th, 17th, 20th, 21st and 22nd July, showing 3rd and 4th episodes, 'The Moon Child' and various comics. Please note: during the peace celebration, 18th and 19th July, the theatre will be closed. No performance. Booking at the theatre.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-07-25 - 1919-07-29
Summary:

26th, 27th, 28th and 29th July at 9.15 p.m. performance, showing 'The Fall of a Nation' in 7 parts, 7,000 feet, the most stupendous and amazing film production in the world's history, written by Thomas Dixon, featuring Virginia Holland [sic]. Saturday's matinee and 7.15 p.m.…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-07-30 - 1919-07-30
Summary:

30th, 31st July and 1st August at 5.15 p.m. performance, showing 5th and 6th episodes of 'The Moon Child.' 7.15 p.m. performance and Wednesday's matinee, showing 'The Fall of a Nation' in 7 parts. Booking at the theatre.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-08-13 - 1919-08-15
Summary:

13th, 14th and 15th August, showing episodes 4, 5 and 6 of 'The Bull's Eye' and comics. Saturday 16th, see episodes 11 and 12 of 'The Moon Child.' Booking at the theatre.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-08-16 - 1919-08-19
Summary:

Tonight, showing episodes 11 and 12 of 'The Moon Child.' 7.15 p.m. performance, showing episodes 7, 8 and 9 of 'The Bull's Eye.' Booking at the theatre. Sunday's matinee at 6 p.m., 'The Daughter of the People.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-08-23 - 1919-08-26
Summary:

9.15 p.m. 23rd, 24th, 25th and 26th August, showing 'The Explorer,' Paramount feature in 5 parts. 7.15 p.m. performance, showing episodes 13, 14 and 15, 'The Bull's Eye.' Please note: the management of the Hongkong Theatre beg to announce, that owing to late arrival of…