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: 1915-08-10
Summary:

The Victoria Theatre has been giving a splendid programme over the weekend, including war pictures, a Sherlock Holmes episode and a magnificently produced Pathe drama 'A Queen's Love.' tonight's programme includes a new Wiffles picture and the 'Everyone His Own Destiny…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-05-15
Summary:

An excellent programme was provided at the Hongkong Theatre last night, including a new Wiffles picture which proved a magnificent laugh-producer. Tonight, the management is giving a special show on behalf of the Hong Kong Aeroplane Fund. The programme will include some unusually good films – a…

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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: 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.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-10-27
Summary:

The Sheriff's Son,' starring Chas. Ray, is currently presented at the Hongkong Theatre. A new comedy and screen magazines will also be exhibited.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-01-12
Summary:

A comedy drama, 'The Jockey of Death,' is the chief feature at the Hongkong Theatre for the weekend. New comedies and fine screen scenes complete the programme.