A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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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: 1919-08-11 - 1919-08-12
Summary:

Tonight at the Victoria Theatre, the string band from the S. S. 'Colombia' will play a capital selection of music. For the first time, the theatre will screen tonight 'The Candy Girl' featuring Gladys Hulette. Come and witness the surrender of the German warships and U-boats…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-08-12 - 1919-08-13
Summary:

Tonight programme, 'The Candy Girl,' a sweet picture featuring Gladys Hulette. Harold Lloyd in 'Going, Going, Gone.' Surrender of German Warships. Matinee: 'The Test.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-08-11 - 1919-08-11
Summary:

Tonight programme. 'The Candy Girl,' a sweet picture featuring Gladys Hulette. String band from S. S. 'Columbia.' A Harold Lloyd comedy. Surrender of German Warships.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-02-17 - 1917-02-17
Summary:

Drama 'Save the Queen' in 5 parts; 'The Vanity Case' in 2 parts; war, graphic and comics.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-02-19 - 1917-02-20
Summary:

Drama 'Save the Queen' in 5 parts; 'The Vanity Case' in 2 parts; war, graphic and comics; performance by Sonia Halana commencing Feb 21.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-02-21 - 1917-02-23
Summary:

Performance by Halanai; a very interesting drama 'A Vow' in 4 parts; 'Duty Verus Conscience' in 2 parts; war, graphic and comics.

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-04-29 - 1916-05-02
Summary:

Films screenings including 'Fakir's Ring' (5 parts) and 'The Lion Hunters' (2 parts); Also Keystone comics

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-07-14 - 1916-07-14
Summary:

Screening of 'New Exploits of Elaine' (18th Episode: Red Roses'); Max Linder, Wiffles, Keystone Comic, Cartoon Comic and Pathe's British Gazette, 'The Great War'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-07-15 - 1916-07-17
Summary:

Tonight: Screening of 'New Exploits of Elaine' (18th Episode: Red Roses'); Max Linder, Wiffles, Keystone Comic, Cartoon Comic and Pathe's British Gazette, 'The Great War'

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-09-20 - 1916-09-22
Summary:

Screening of 'Neal of the Navy' (last two episodes) for 3 nights, 'The Girl at the Cupola' and Keystone Comic

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-07-24 - 1915-07-26
Summary:

Film screening of 'Perils of Pauline' (Final episodes); Screening of Pathe's Latest Gazette and Keystone Comic; Coming film: 'Sherlock Holmes in Silver Blaze, and the Speckled Band'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-07-30 - 1915-08-02
Summary:

Film screening of 'Sherlock Holmes' (1st & 2nd series); Screening of Pathe's Latest Gazette; Also keystone comics and interesting pictures

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-12-29
Summary:

A double set of good war pictures have been screened over the weekend at the Bijou. Other good films included 'The Captain's Misadventure,' 'Bird Life in Springtime,' one fine comic and a couple of American pictures.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-12-30
Summary:

The Bells of Rheims' was shown for the first time at the Victoria last night. Many other interesting films were shown, chief among them a fresh series of War pictures.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-01-07
Summary:

The film 'Fascination,' 'Obstacle Gun Drill,' 'The Belle and the Bracelet,' 'The Mocking Actress' have been screened for the last few nights. Tomorrow night, 'High Treason' will be screened for the first time, and with it, a fourth series of war…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-01-09
Summary:

The new series of war pictures was on show for the first time at the Victoria last night. Mr. Henry and Miss May will perform tomorrow night.

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-01-11
Summary:

Two sensational pictures, 'The Hotel Thieves,' and 'The Corner House Burglary' were the main attraction at the Bijou on Saturday night. The comic film 'Animals at War' and a good representation of the 'Tchin Fou Lu' were well appreciated. On Wednesday…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-01-11
Summary:

Henry and May performed at the Victoria last night. The war pictures are still going strong and more are expected by the management in the immediate future.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-01-12
Summary:

There was a crowded house at the Victoria Theatre yesterday afternoon, when the management gave an invitation show of war pictures to the officers and men of both services.