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: 1912-04-12
Summary:

The tuneful singing and artistic dancing of the Sisters Price are charming all audiences at the Bijou Scenic Theatre, and the pictures are as good as ever, with the latest gazette and graphic news of the world a very acceptable leading feature.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-07-19
Summary:

The pictures at the 'Palisade' were excellent and very clear together with the al fresco conditions. The 'Gazette' showing several of the last movements of Lord Kitchener was particularly acceptable.

3
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-05-28
Summary:

The new serial film 'Who's Guilty' is being shown at the Victoria Theatre. During the weekend the first and second episodes have been screened and have proved very popular. The programme also includes some interesting Gazettes.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-09-05
Summary:

A sensational four part story 'The Double Image' and the news as seen in the various Gazettes continues to interest everyone at Victoria Theatre.

5
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-09-06
Summary:

Victoria Theatre patrons were afforded a variation of picture programme by two Manchester Regiment stars Herb Burton and Jack Canavan. It's a comedy programme from a splendid three-part picture featuring Prince, 'Whiffles' Mascot Umbrella.' The Gazette was very interesting.…

6
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-09-11
Summary:

Victoria Theatre was well filled as Thurber and Thurber pleased everyone. An excellent selection of pictures completed the programme, including General Allenby's entry into Jerusalem, and Baby Marie Osborne's film and Gazette.

7
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-10-21
Summary:

The appearance of Mr. Wheeler Dryden was well remembered. He gave nice songs and the picture part of the programmes included a five part story 'Little Mary Sunshine' featuring Baby Marie Osborn [sic], a gazette and a funny comic.

8
Headline: Get Rich Quick
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-03-08
Summary:

To the editor of the S.C.M. Post – The writer have made arrangements with the proprietor of the Coronet Theatre for the use of his hall twice nightly for about half an hour, when as a relief from the unending round of Gazettes, Dramas and Comedies that are shown there.

9
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…

10
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-04-20
Summary:

A Day's Pleasure,' and 'Upstairs' is funning in the enjoyable programme at the Coronet. Film reviews included. In addition, Georges Carpentier illustrates in 'The Gazette' his knockout blow to Beckett. The programme will be repeated tonight.

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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.…

12
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: 1921-06-20
Summary:

Kowloon had nothing to complain of Saturday night's show provided by Hongkong Amusements, Ld. [sic] At the Coronet Theatre, a big picture entitled 'The Last of his Race' was screened. Also, the inimitable Harold Lloyd shall conclude the programme with 'Get In and Get Under.…