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: 1919-07-04
Summary:

During the 'Ultus' show in Hongkong Theatre, the attendance was very pleased. The programme for tomorrow will include a new serial film of episodes in which the well-known protagonist Marie Walcamp in the 'Red Ace' will appear in the 'Moon Child,' a picture of the…

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

The 'Moon Child' film is now screening in Hongkong Theatre, featuring Marie Walcamp. Tomorrow the well-known actress Fannie Ward will appear in 'Her Strange Wedding' of Lasky Production in 5 parts. New comics will be introduced at intervals.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-07-24
Summary:

The 5th and 6th episodes of the 'Moon Child' will be screened on Saturday. 'The Fall of a Nation' written recently by Thomas Dixon, in 7 parts, will also be screened. The protagonist of the play is Leila Frost in the role of Virginia Holland, the heroine of the story written…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-07-30
Summary:

The Hongkong Theatre is showing 'The Fall of a Nation.' On Friday night, the 5th and 6th episode of 'The Moon Child,' starring Marie Walcamp, will be screened. New comics will be introduced at intervals, the best and latest ones.

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

Come to the Hongkong Theatre to witness the subsequent episodes of the splendid serial film 'The Moon Child' in which Marie Walcamp takes the leading role. New comics will be introduced at intervals.

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

The Hongkong Theatre will show 'Bull's Eye' this afternoon. There are several programmes, including a film 'Moon Child' and a drama 'One of the millions.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-08-09
Summary:

Hongkong Theatre is showing the 9th and 10th episodes of the magnificent serial film 'The Moon Child.' The programme includes screening of 'One of Millions' and 'Bull's Eye.' Some exceptionally good comedies will be screened at intervals.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-08-15
Summary:

Hongkong Theatre has been well patronised by showing 'Moon Child' and the 'Bull's Eye' in the past few weeks. Tomorrow the 9th and 10th episodes of the 'Moon Child' will be screened.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-08-23
Summary:

During the week the rest of the episode of 'The Moon Child' will not be screened owing to the late arrival of steamers. From today at 9.15pm, 'The Explorer' in five parts will be screened. It is the work by famous English dramatist, William Somerset Maugham. 14th and 15th…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1916-02-21 - 1916-02-21
Summary:

Great race week attractions tonight. Enormous success of The Melbourne Company. All comedy programme including The Sentry Box, the Soldier and the Maid, and the Hongkong Suffragette and Squaints, etc. Also the Keystone film, 'His Sister's Kids,' and a selection of latest cinema…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1916-03-03 - 1916-03-04
Summary:

All comedy picture programme from Friday to Sunday on 3rd, 4th and 5th March. For three nights only. Also 'Great Sale at Rightaways' by The Melbourne Comedy Company. See The Flapper, The Scotch Girl, The Manager, The Secretary and The Customers.

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Headline: Palisade
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1916-09-02 - 1916-09-04
Summary:

(Out-of-door pictures, location near post office, Kowloon) The seventh episode of 'The Black Box' (by Universal) in 2 parts are displayed tonight. Photo of the actor (Herbert Rawlinson) included. Dramas including 'The Single Act' (by the Lubin company) and 'The Vavasour…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-09-02 - 1918-09-03
Summary:

The first and second episodes in the 6 parts of 'The Secret Kingdom' tonight, including various comedies. The last 5 parts of 'The Daughter of the Gods' in matinee and performance at 7:15 p.m. on Wednesday, 4th September.

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Headline: Coronet
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-03-10 - 1919-03-10
Summary:

Tonight, 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, bringing events down to November 22nd, 1918. 8,000 feet of first-class…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-04-09 - 1919-04-09
Summary:

Have you seen the all comedy programme at the Coronet yet?

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-04-12 - 1919-04-12
Summary:

Tonight at 4.30 p.m. and 9.15 p.m., Bessie Love and DeWolf Hopper in 'Stranded.' 'Love and a Savage.' 'Walingford' episode 5. British Gazette, No. 498. Today (Saturday), April 12th at 2.15 p.m., special all comedy, children's matinee. Booking at Robinson's…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-04-14 - 1919-04-14
Summary:

Tonight, another fine all comedy programme at the Coronet.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-06-23 - 1919-06-25
Summary:

Tonight, more thrilling episodes of 'Hands Up,' episode 13: 'The Third and Last Warning,' and episode 14: 'The Oracle's Decree.' A beautiful scenic and side splitting Harold Lloyd Comedy. Wednesday matinee, Baby Marie Osborne in 'Cupid by Proxy.'…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-07-02 - 1919-07-04
Summary:

Tonight, showing 3rd episodes (final) of Gaumont British film in 5 parts, 'Ultus,' also various comics. Saturday, July 5, see Marie Walcamp in 'The Moonchild,' episodes 1 and 2. Booking at the Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-07-05 - 1919-07-08
Summary:

July 5, 6, 7 and 8, showing dramatic serial story, 1st and 2nd episodes, Marie Walcamp in 'The Moon Child.' Also Keystone Comics. Booking at the Theatre.