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: 1916-08-21
Summary:

The programme includes a serial film 'The Black Box' and war pictures, particularly the British Gazette. There was a good feature 'The Golden Sword Knot' and the comic cartoon picture 'The Police Dog No. 1' raised many a hearty laugh. The band of the 18th Infantry…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-06-18
Summary:

At Victoria Theatre a programme including the drama 'Who's Guilty?' was given. Other pictures were three comics and the American and British Gazettes.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-05-04
Summary:

The striking picture showing the movement of the horse is a Pathe Freres colour production 'The Horse.' The 15th and 16th episodes of the 'Fatal Ring' become increasingly interesting. And also Captain Bruce Bairnsfather's Cartoon with American and British Gazettes.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-05-18
Summary:

A beautiful Pathe Colour series 'Life in a Fresh Water Aquarium' is now being shown at the Victoria. The last two episodes of 'The Fatal Ring' featuring Pearl White, and the British and American Gazette are also shown.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-05-27
Summary:

An excellent programme was given on Saturday evening at the Victoria Theatre. The British Gazette and the five reel film 'The On-the-Square Girl,' and the comedy 'Luke and the Wild Woman' proved very interesting and funny. More amusing pictures including 'The Torture of…

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Headline: The Victoria
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-06-12
Summary:

The first two episodes of 'Seven Pearls' and a Pathe Gold Rooster film 'Simon the Jester,' taken from the novel by W. J. Locke, featuring Edwin Arden, Irene Warfield and Alma Tell will be screened. New comics and British and American Gazettes will be screened next week.

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Headline: The Victoria
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-07-12
Summary:

At the Victoria Theatre, the 9th and 10th episodes of 'The Seven Pearls' were shown, featuring Molly King. Film plot included. Interesting items including Max Linder film, British Gazette and Pathe colour film 'Spitzbergen' will be exhibited.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-07-19
Summary:

The Seven Pearls' was shown at the Victoria Theatre. The programme contained 'Lonesome Luke' comedies, the British Gazette including several of the famous Bairnsfather cartoons and excellent music provided by the orchestra. On Sunday next episodes of 'Judex?' [sic] will…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-08-23
Summary:

A large audience enjoyed the good fare presented at the cinemas. The Gazettes, both British and American, were as interesting as ever, and Harold Harold 's 'The Tip.' A five part Pathe play 'The Mark of Cain' with Mrs. Vernon Castle and Antonio Moreno in the leading…

10
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-09-14
Summary:

The 5th and 6th episodes of the 'Secret Kingdom' will be screened with Keystone comics at the Hongkong Theatre. On Wednesday, the programme will be a comedy with Charlie Chaplin's 'The Immigrant,' 'Easy Street' and 'Behind the Screen.' Charlie is now…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-04-08
Summary:

Two crowded houses last evening thoroughly enjoyed the good fare provided at the Coronet. The programme included British Gazette, Fatty in 'His Wife's Mistake,' Douglas Fairbanks in 'Flirting with Fate' and Charlie Chaplin in 'The Rink.'

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-05-13
Summary:

Screening of Charles Darrell's 'While London Sleeps,' support by 'The Great Vacuum Robbery,' 'The Wild Engine' and British Gazette.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-06-10
Summary:

Sold for Marriage' at the Coronet tonight. It's a D. W. Griffith picture, with fine acting of Lilian Gish. In addition there is a fine British Gazette and a Triangle comedy, 'Dirty Work in a Laundry.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-10-11
Summary:

The programme the Victoria Theatre management is presenting tonight is very attractive. Frank Keenan, America's greatest character actor, will be seen in 'Todd of the Times.' The British Gazette is full of vivid pictures. 'Billy Blazes, Esqr.' [sic] featuring Harold…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-11-01
Summary:

A very attractive programme has been arranged by the Victoria Theatre management for tonight 'Go Get'em Garringer.' [sic] The British Gazette is up-to-date and very meaty, while the comic is well up to previous standards.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-03-15
Summary:

There is a splendid picture programme tonight at the Coronet, presented by Mr. Ray. There is firstly a most interesting British Gazette with the Lord Mayor's Show, the visit of the Shah of Persia to England and the Celebrations of the first anniversary of the Armistice; and, to pass by for…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-04-02
Summary:

The first 1920 production to be shown on a local screen will be presented at the Coronet tonight in 'Lord and Lady Algy,' Goldwyn's adaption of the famous play by R. C. Carton. The cast included Tom Moore, Naomi Childers and William Burress. Film synopsis included. In addition,…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-04-05
Summary:

Highly appreciative of the good fare offered have been the large audiences that have assembled at the Coronet during the holidays to see Goldwyn's delightful screen version of R. C. Carton's sporting comedy 'Lord and Lady Algy.' With this picture, the Coronet is inaugurating…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-07-05
Summary:

Jubilo,' the principal feature in today's continuous performance at the Coronet, is advertised by the Goldwyn Film Corporation as their funniest picture with the biggest star, Will Rogers. Film synopsis included. Other items in the programme included a new British Gazette, a Harold…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-02-23
Summary:

About twelve months ago, Harold Lloyd entered the ranks of big league screen comedians when he presented his 'Bumping into Broadway.' Now, 'High and Dizzy' is the first of a new series. And by watching it, perhaps one will see how Harold made his hair stand on end, just as…