A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-10-23
Summary:

Queen's Theatre provides three items in the current programme: Performance from Tod Sanborn; feature film 'The Teaser'; The Gaumont Graphic's of the scenes depicted being the Funeral of King Edward and the Coronation of King George.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-10-27
Summary:

A China Mail representative obtained an interview with Mr. H. W. Ray, managing director of Hongkong Amusement Ltd. In the US, a number of public spirited people have spent large sums in the preparation of educational films, esp. Mr. Henry Ford. The Educational Films Corporation of New York has…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1912-09-24
Summary:

The Bijou Scenic Theatre reopened last night with several improvements, with an enlarged stage and extension of the breadth of hall. The pictures shown were up to the usual high Bijou standard and all were quite new to the City. They included a beautiful coloured film and the Gaumont Graphic, a…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1913-05-13
Summary:

A very attractive holiday programme was submitted to large audiences at the Bijou Scenic Theatre last night. The 'Nick Winter' and comic films were well chosen. The 'Pathe Gazette' and 'Gaumont Graphic' are showing the latest happenings on the Home continent.…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1916-07-21
Summary:

Tonight's change of programme at the Palisade, Kowloon, includes a wonderful film entitled 'The Port of Missing Men,' which is similar to 'A Prisoner of Zenda'; comic and gazette also will be included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-07-19
Summary:

Hongkong Theatre will screen tomorrow (Saturday) the 5th and 6th episode of the beautiful serial film 'The Strange Case of Mary Page.' Sydney Chaplin will appear in the comedy the 'Hushing Scandal' in two parts, together with the Gaumont Graphic as last in the programme.…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-12-05
Summary:

There was a full house at the Hongkong Theatre last night, having Paramount feature entitled 'The Kiss' which is well received. Other items on the programme included the Gazette and two comic 'Eddie's Night Out' and 'Love's Strategy.'

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Headline: The Victoria
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-01-08
Summary:

The 'Sons of Satan' was the principal item of the programme at the Victoria Theatre last night, besides a gazette number, portraying many live war incidents, always welcomed with the audiences. Wiffles picture 'Wiffles Has Married a Wealthy Wife' was very interesting.

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Headline: The Hongkong
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-01-08
Summary:

There was a popular programme at the Hongkong Theatre yesterday evening, the leading picture being a 5-part play entitled 'Father and the Boys.' Two comedies, 'The Deceivers' and 'A Coat's a Coat' were really funny. Tonight there is a change of programme with…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-01-20
Summary:

The principal picture being shown in Hongkong Theatre this week is 'Kindling' with Charlotte Walker and Maggie Schultz in the cast. A Gazette and a Comic picture are also in the programme. This afternoon they will screen 5-part dramatic picture 'The Golden Sword Knot' and…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-02-08
Summary:

Large and appreciative audiences were at the Coronet last night. A picture with six-part 'A Sister of Six' and comic 'The Game Old Knight' was shown. There was also an interesting Gazette and the orchestra which is always worth hearing. Booking for the 9.15 performance is at…

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Headline: The Victoria
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-02-17
Summary:

The weekend programme at the Victoria Theatre attracted full houses. The chief attraction is 'The Court of Monte Cristo' [sic]. A new programme will be produced tonight, including William Fox picture 'Slander' starring Bertha Kalich. Also a Gazette number and two last…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-02-18
Summary:

The new management of Coronet Theatre provides a 4 acts film, screening of 'Caligula' last night, a story founded on the early days of the Roman Emperor Gaius. Detail plot included. There is also a Gazette and a fine comic 'Lonesome Luke – Plumber' included in the programme…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-04-05
Summary:

Last night, the 5-part Paramount picture 'The Quest of Life' was shown in Hongkong Theatre for one last time. There were also two comedies, 'The Funny Side of the Jealousy' and 'He Meant Well,' and a Gazette number included in the programme. Tonight will be shown…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-04-11
Summary:

There is a fine programme showing at the Hongkong Theatre. After a Gazette number there is a comic 'Maud and the Bachelors.' The principal film is a 5-part Paramount Photo-play entitled 'A Girl like That.' Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-06-24
Summary:

Visitors to the Victoria this evening are assured a suitable programme. With Pathe and Gazette, followed by 'Hands Up' and couple of films. Harold Lloyd, a fun-making film comedian, appears in the farcical film 'She Loves Me Not.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-07-14
Summary:

An amusing picture 'Pots and Pans Peggy' was showing at the Victoria during the weekend. Miss Gladys Hulette has an amusing and original part as Peggy. Tonight, a splendid film, 'The Terror of the Range' will be screened. Besides these, there will be a gazette and comic, with…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-02-11
Summary:

Miss Constance Talmadge's performance in 'A Temperamental Wife' showing at the Coronet until Sunday next. An interesting Gazette showing happenings at home, together with a very laughable Snub Pollard comedy entitled 'Raise the Rent' is included in the Coronet programme…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-04-14
Summary:

Pirate Gold' is the current attraction in Coronet Theatre, with Harold Lloyd Comedy 'His Royal Slyness' and an interesting topical gazette complete an excellent programme.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-06-23
Summary:

Alf's Button,' the comedy which took England by storm, thoroughly justified its reputation at the first screening last night at the Kowloon Theatre. The film was starred by Leslie Henson. In Addition, a most interesting gazette is shown, including the Shanghai Olympic Games containing…