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: 1918-06-06 - 1918-06-06
Summary:

Tonight, all comedy night, Bell's vaudeville; Max Linder, Wiffles, Lonesome Luke.

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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: 1919-07-18 - 1919-07-18
Summary:

Today: 'The Narrow Path.' Tomorrow: 'The Terror of the Range.' Sunday: Entire Comic Programme with Max Linder and Lonesome Luke.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-09-06 - 1915-09-08
Summary:

Another amazing programme, 'Hullo is that you bill?' 'Yes,' don't forget we must go to the Vic. and see 'Sherlock Holmes' and 'Wiffles' on Tuesday; 'what's coming off on Friday the 10th?' 'Why, the great Panama International…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-03-06 - 1916-03-09
Summary:

On Mar 6 and for 4 nights only, the highly emotional dramatic photoplay 'The Nigger,' don't fail to see this wonderful screen production; on Mar 16, performance by the Tom Melbourne Comedy Co.; in the detective comedy 'Carolina,' see Waffles as the detective.

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-08-14 - 1916-08-15
Summary:

On Aug 12, historical film 'The Battle of Waterloo' in 5 parts; dramatic story 'A Mother's Sacrifice' in 2 parts; Max Linder (comedy).

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-09-18 - 1916-09-18
Summary:

On Sep 18, grand comedy and band night: 'Pickwick Papers,' 'Bunny,' and 'Wiffles,' Keystone and other comics; band of the 18th infantry will play; on Sep 20 and 21, a grand naval variety night.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-11-11 - 1916-11-11
Summary:

On Nov 10, Pathe's wonderful serial in magnificent photography, the 'Red Circle' in 2 episodes (7th and 8th); interesting: 'The Great War'; instructive: 'Lizards'; comics: Wiffles, 'Water Nymphs,' and 'Dust Hater'; do not forget the film:…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-12-09 - 1916-12-12
Summary:

On Dec 9, 8th and 9th episodes of 'The Diamond from the Sky,' a grand serial film, every episode a story in itself; also see Max Linder and laugh.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1920-05-05 - 1920-05-07
Summary:

Tonight, 'The Lure of Heart's Desire' in 5 parts. '$500 or Bust!,' Pathe News and the Royal Hawaiian Quartette. At 7.15 p.m., 'Elmo the Mighty' episodes 1 and 2.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-02-16 - 1925-02-17
Summary:

Grumpy' has delighted generations of playgoers in every English speaking country in the world. It is headed by Theodore Roberts and May McAvoy. February 17 remarks: Our own Topical. Lionel Barrymore in 'I Am the Man,' a thrilling story of a crooked politician.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-02-18 - 1925-02-20
Summary:

Grumpy' with Theodore Roberts, the Grand Old Man of the screen in the part made famous on the stage by Cyril Maude. Our own Topical includes Sir Harry Lauder at Happy Valley.

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Headline: The Star
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-02-19 - 1925-02-21
Summary:

Short engagement of Miss Refa Miller. Tom Mix in a thrilling drama of Hudson Bay, 'North of the Yukon,' Century Comedy, Felix Cartoon and Our own Topical.

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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: 1925-03-13 - 1925-03-13
Summary:

Today till Sunday, the great Fox comedy, 'Six Cylinder Love' and Charlie Chaplin in 'The Vagabond.' Also our own Topical.

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Headline: The Star
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-03-28 - 1925-03-28
Summary:

Today to Sunday, William Desmond in 'Riding Pretty.' Also Topical film and comedy.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-04-01 - 1925-04-04
Summary:

Today till Saturday at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, the entire Broadway cast in David Belasco's greatest recent success, 'Tiger Rose.' April 4 Remarks: There is also a fine Mack Sennett comedy and an up-to-the-minute Topical.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-04-01 - 1925-04-04
Summary:

3 performances only, Theatrical Enterprises (Maurice E. Benson and Alex Ross) present Madeline Rossiter's Company, the only show that is always sure of a welcome everywhere. Friday, April 3rd at 9.15 p.m., 'Flares and Flashes.' Saturday, April 4th at 9.15 p.m., 'Pot Pourri,…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-04-03 - 1925-04-03
Summary:

Mid-day movies. Today's programme, our own Topical, Felix Cartoon and Ben Turpin in 'Love, Honour and Behave!' Admission: 40 cents.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-04-11 - 1925-04-14
Summary:

Today at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, special holiday programme, United Artists present Matt Moore and Madge Bellamy in 'No More Woman.' Also 'Big Business,' an 'Our Gang' comedy in which Hal Roach's Rascals open a barber's shop, and our own Topical.