A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Headline: Coronet Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-03-10 - 1919-03-10
Summary:

To accompany the first episode of 'Get-Rich-Quick Wallingford,' we have arranged a special comedy programme featuring Max Linder, Charlie Chaplin, Harold Lloyd. We are also showing the latest war film. Booking at Robinson's.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-05-15 - 1919-05-17
Summary:

Beautiful Ruth Roland in a new Pathe serial 'Hands Up.' A Beautiful Heroine, 'The Phantom Riders,' 'The Bride of the Sun.' Don't Miss the opening episodes. May 15-17 remarks: Matinee, 'Colorado,' a dramatic masterpiece featuring Hobart Bosworth.…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-08-11 - 1919-08-12
Summary:

Tonight at the Victoria Theatre, the string band from the S. S. 'Colombia' will play a capital selection of music. For the first time, the theatre will screen tonight 'The Candy Girl' featuring Gladys Hulette. Come and witness the surrender of the German warships and U-boats…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-08-12 - 1919-08-13
Summary:

Tonight programme, 'The Candy Girl,' a sweet picture featuring Gladys Hulette. Harold Lloyd in 'Going, Going, Gone.' Surrender of German Warships. Matinee: 'The Test.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-08-11 - 1919-08-11
Summary:

Tonight programme. 'The Candy Girl,' a sweet picture featuring Gladys Hulette. String band from S. S. 'Columbia.' A Harold Lloyd comedy. Surrender of German Warships.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-02-17 - 1917-02-17
Summary:

Drama 'Save the Queen' in 5 parts; 'The Vanity Case' in 2 parts; war, graphic and comics.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-02-19 - 1917-02-20
Summary:

Drama 'Save the Queen' in 5 parts; 'The Vanity Case' in 2 parts; war, graphic and comics; performance by Sonia Halana commencing Feb 21.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-02-21 - 1917-02-23
Summary:

Performance by Halanai; a very interesting drama 'A Vow' in 4 parts; 'Duty Verus Conscience' in 2 parts; war, graphic and comics.

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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:…

14
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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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-12-29
Summary:

A double set of good war pictures have been screened over the weekend at the Bijou. Other good films included 'The Captain's Misadventure,' 'Bird Life in Springtime,' one fine comic and a couple of American pictures.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-12-30
Summary:

The Bells of Rheims' was shown for the first time at the Victoria last night. Many other interesting films were shown, chief among them a fresh series of War pictures.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-01-07
Summary:

The film 'Fascination,' 'Obstacle Gun Drill,' 'The Belle and the Bracelet,' 'The Mocking Actress' have been screened for the last few nights. Tomorrow night, 'High Treason' will be screened for the first time, and with it, a fourth series of war…