A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Headline: William Farnum
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-09-27 - 1923-10-10
Summary:

William Fox presents William Farnum in 'A Tale of Two Cities,' by Charles Dickens, an immortal story of the French Revolution. September 27 Remarks: The ad. didn't mention the theatre's name, surmised from other ads. October 8 Remarks: Coming to the World Theatre on Wednesday…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-10-10 - 1923-10-13
Summary:

Wed. 10th to Sat. 13th at 5.15 & 9.15 p.m., William Farnum in 'A Tale of Two Cities.' Admission: 9.15 p.m., $1.2 & 80 cents; 5.15 p.m., 80 cents & 50 cents. Booking at the Theatre. October 13 Remarks: Another ad. on page 4, special Sunday matinees at 1.30 and 6 p.m.

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-03-03 - 1925-03-07
Summary:

Today! Charles Dickens famous novel becomes the perfect movie 'Our Mutual Friend.' Better than 'A Tale of Two Cities.' By special request, 'Koenigsmark.' March 5 and 6 remarks: The latest and best Chinese feature 'How Road Diverged.' Also, Charles Chaplin…

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Headline: The Victoria
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-10-28
Summary:

Miss Addie Leigh's farewell performance tonight at the Victoria ought to attract a 'bumper' audience. Among the films to be exhibited will be 'The Fatal Toil,' 'Mother's Vow' and 'Tale of Two Cities.' The Franklins will soon be here.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-03-03
Summary:

World Theatre will be screening 'Our Mutual Friend.' Having a more absorbing plot, this Dickens' story promises to be better than 'A Tale of Two Cities.' The picture was produced in England and the cast is filled with English actors.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-03-03
Summary:

Our Mutual Friend' is one of the biggest attraction at the World Theatre. This is a Dicken's story better than 'A Tale of Two Cities.' Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-02-04
Summary:

The Vitagraph Company of America is sending around the world a company of highly skilled cinematograph actors, and these are now staying in Hongkong. Mr. Maurice Costello stated that they would travel around the world, posing to the camera in various plays and taking their scene and background…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-10-06
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-10-13
Summary:

For the last time Dickens masterpiece, 'A Tale of Two Cities,' will be shown at the World Theatre on Sunday next at 1.30 p.m. And at 6 p.m. the famous Hoot Gibson, in 'Dead Game' will be screened. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-01-09
Summary:

Coronet Theatre conducted a Popular Pictures voting contest with a prize of $50. Among the voting for two hundreds film, the following films were consider as the most popular selections, which included: 'Shoulder Arms,' 'Quo Vadis,' 'My Four Years in Germany,'…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1911-10-04
Summary:

At the Victoria Theatre last evening, the proprietors delighted a full house by exhibiting that magnificent film, 'A Tale of Two Cities.' The film was in three sections, and measured altogether something like 4000ft. This particular masterpiece of Dickens' was greatly appreciated…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-09-28 - 1923-09-28
Summary:

William Fox presents William Farnum in Charles Dickens' 'A Tale of Two Cities.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-10 - 1923-10-13
Summary:

Wednesday 10th and Saturday 18th October at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., a deluxe drama on a colossal scale, William Farnum in 'A Tale of Two Cities.' Admission: 9.15 p.m., $1.50 and 80 cents; 5.15 p.m., $1.00 and 60 cents. Booking at the theatre.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-08 - 1923-10-10
Summary:

William Fox presents the crowned king of the drama, William Farnum in Charles Dickens' masterpiece, 'A Tale of Two Cities,' a colossal production of this sublime story of the French Revolution.

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-13 - 1923-10-13
Summary:

Special Sunday matinees, 1.30 p.m., presenting the great picture for the last time, William Farnum in 'A Tale of Two Cities.' 6 p.m., Hoot Gibson in 'Dead Game.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1911-09-29
Summary:

A complete change of programme is announced in connection with the Victoria Theatre tonight, when the films to be presented are all new. Altogether some 82 films have arrived and will be presented during the course of the next week or so. The programme for tonight includes comic film 'The…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-05
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-10
Summary:

A great treat is in store for lovers of Dickens at the World Theatre from tomorrow till next Saturday when William Fox presents 'A Tale of Two Cities.' William Farnum assumes the double role. It is a photoplay of great impressiveness and a full cast of artists who stand high in their…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-13
Summary:

Chas. Dickens' masterpiece 'A Tale of Two Cities,' featuring the popular William Farnum (in dual roles) will be shown for the last time, on Sunday, when the admission fee will be specially reduced in the case of children. At 6 p.m., a Western romance 'Dead Game,'…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1912-10-26 - 1912-10-31
Summary:

Tonight by special request, Miss Addies Leigh will sing Paolo Tostt's 'Good Bye'; and the magnificent dramatic films: 'The Fatal Toil,' 'Mother's Vow,' and 'Tale of Two Cities' will be exhibited; Monday, 28th is the farewell performance of '…