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: 1916-02-24
Summary:

The Melbourne Comedy Company, Eileen Melbourne, Tom Melbourne, scored another big success at the Victoria Theatre. Tonight is the last night of this programme. The 'movies' consist entirely of comedies with the exception of Pathe's Gazette.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-12-25
Summary:

The Coronet Theatre has been renovated and refurnished throughout. New features have been introduced including children's plays. Mr. H. W. Ray is the new Manager of the Coronet. The first performance under the new management took place yesterday was 'Jack and the Beanstalk.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-12-31
Summary:

The first 'super' film at the Coronet Theatre, 'Jack and the Beanstalk,' which has been succeeded at the evening presentation by another Fox film, 'The Walls of Jericho.' The film has wonderful acting and photography. Film synopsis included. Also, an amusing comedy…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-01-06
Summary:

New York' is being screened at the Coronet Theatre again tonight. "Jack and the Beanstalk" is being shown again on Tuesday and Wednesday afternoon.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-01-09
Summary:

The management of the Coronet Theatre has improved the lighting and new arrangement for the pictures screened, including 'New York,' 'Jack and the Beanstalk,' 'Runaway Romany.'

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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: 1919-08-23
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: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-01-23
Summary:

There is a varied programme of pictures provided for the patrons of the Victoria Theatre this week. The final episode of 'The Terror of the Range' is to be screened together with 'The Yellow Ticket,' featuring Fannie Ward. And also a film version of 'Jack and the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-02-05
Summary:

The Alexandra Cinematograph, No. 2 Zetland Street, showed many beautiful films of varied subjects like pictures of comedy, travel and educational advantage. The machine is a particularly good one, and the entertainment well repays a visit.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-06-26
Summary:

Glass Houses,' the current feature at the Queen's Theatre, is a good picture in that it is amusing, exciting and is quite original. Viola Dana is the heroine and she is supported by Gaston Glass. The programme is made up by a newsreel which is interesting although some of the events…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-10-16
Summary:

Kowloon audiences are notably quick to appreciate any divergence from the usual in their amusement programmes. Mr. Tod Sanborn was billed to perform. He is a musician whose medium is that difficult, i.e., xylophone. Last night's programme included the Sextette from Lucia de Lammermoor.…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-10-17
Summary:

Mr. Tod Sanborn, with his xylophone, delighted another appreciative audience at the Star Theatre last night. Smouldering Fires, with Pauline Frederick in the leading role, together with a comedy and the usual Gazette, completed one of the best programmes seen at the Star.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-09
Summary:

Charles Ray's latest success 'A Tailor-Made Man' is to be shown at the Star tonight. Ray's name is well enough known to be an assurance of a first-class picture, and in his present production, he has a rather more attractive part than ever before. An excellent comedy and a…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-30
Summary:

Captain Fly-by-Night' shows at the Star tonight. Johnie Walker is a newcomer to film fame, but proves that his exalted position as a star is not undeserved. There are some diverting comedy films to round out the programme.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-01-11
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-03-10
Summary:

The Songs of Song' [sic] is the title of a five part film production by the Paramount Film Company, in which Miss Elsie Ferguson will appear at the Hongkong Theatre next week. Some exceptionally amusing comedies will be screened during the interval. Moreover, the addition of a small stage…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-08-19
Summary:

Thomas H. Ince presents a photo-drama at the Hongkong Theatre this week, the 'Key of the Righteous,' in which Enid Bennett leads the role. Besides, a comedy in two-parts, featuring Mary Cahill completes the programme.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-10-17
Summary:

Scarlet Pimpernel,' from Baroness Orczy's novel, was shown on the screen at the World Theatre. Dustin Farnum and Winifred Kingston take the main roles in the film. Film synopsis included. Pathe News and two good comedies are also in the programme.