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: 1919-05-19 - 1919-05-19
Summary:

1. 'The Symbol of Sacrifice,' in 7 parts (10,000 feet) produced by African Film Productions Ltd and dealing with Zulu War; 2. 'A Turf Conspiracy,' a Broadwest all-British super-productions on Nat Gould's novel and featuring England's foremost cinema stars, Violet…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-01-17 - 1921-01-20
Summary:

Today till Thursday, at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, the burial in Westminster Abbey of an unknown British warrior and Mitchell Lewis in 'Children of Banishment.' Also British Gazette and 'Vod-a-Vil.'

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Headline: At the Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-01-17 - 1921-01-17
Summary:

Today at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, 'The Symbol of Sacrifice,' a most impressive screen picture of the burial in Westminster Abbey of an unknown British warrior with appropriate musical setting by a largely augmented orchestra. Also Mitchell Lewis in 'Children of Banishment,…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-01-17
Summary:

A film recording the entire proceedings, of the ceremonial connected with the burial of an unknown British soldier in the haloed precincts of Westminster Abbey, has been received in Hong Kong and will be shown by Mr. Ray at the Coronet Theatre. It is the first time the film has been shown in the…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-01-21 - 1921-01-21
Summary:

The Coronet management beg to announce that in response to the many requests received, special screenings of the historical and impressive film, the burial of the unknown warrior will be shown this afternoon at 2.30, 3.15 and 4 p.m. Special admission prices: 40 and 30 cents. Today at 5.15, 7.15…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-08-10
Summary:

Middle East Films, Ld., whose head office in Singapore, is about to open an office in Hongkong. Mr Joe Fisher, general manager of the company, and Mr Ernest A. Hopson, who represents several South African corporations connected with film art are in Hongkong and informed us yesterday that Middle…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-08-10
Summary:

The Middle East Films, Ld., whose head office is in Singapore, is about to open an office in Hongkong. Mr. Joe Fisher, the general manager of the Company, and Mr. Ernest A. Hopson, who represents several South African corporations connected with film art, are in Hongkong. The first exhibition of…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-09-03
Summary:

The photoplay entitled 'The Symbol of Sacrifice' is a remarkable 8 reel portrayal of the Zulu War in South Africa and was produced at a cost over $250,000 by the African Film Productions Ltd. of Johannesburg, South Africa and was screening at the Palladium Theatre. Film synopsis…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-09-28 - 1921-09-28
Summary:

Showing shortly! The great historical and patriotic drama, 'The Symbol of Sacrifice,' a story of the British flag and its glory in 8 reels. A 'cinemasterpiece' produced at a cost of $250,000. Produced by African Film Productions Ltd.

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-09-29 - 1921-09-29
Summary:

Announcement extraordinary, showing shortly a stupendous cinematograph achievement, 'Symbol of Sacrifice,' a story of the British flag and its glory in 8 reels, produced by African Film Productions, Ltd. Watch for further particulars.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-09-30 - 1921-10-03
Summary:

Tonight! At 9.15 p.m., 'The Symbol of Sacrifice,' a story of the British flags and its glory in 8 reels. Matinee programmers: Friday to Monday, 5.15 p.m., 'The Kingdom of Love.' 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., final episode of 'Vanishing Trails.' Usual Prices. Booking at Messrs…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-09-30 - 1921-10-03
Summary:

Tonight at 9.15 p.m., 'The Symbol of Sacrifice,' a story of the British flag and its glory in 8 reels. Usual prices. Secure your seats from Messrs Mehta and Co. Matinee programmes: Friday to Monday at 5.15 p.m., 'The Kingdom of Love'; 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., 'Vanishing…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-09-30
Summary:

A picture 'The Symbol of Sacrifice' will be shown at the World Theatre. The news cited a beautiful poem as the film's synopsis, in which the glory of the British flag is finely realised.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-09-30
Summary:

The Symbol of Sacrifice' in eight exciting parts, will be screened for the first time in Hongkong at the World Theatre. The film was produced by The African Film Productions Ltd., and shown by The Middle East Films Ltd.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-10-01
Summary:

The story of the British flag is the theme of the special film being shown at the World Theatre this weekend, under the title of 'The Symbol of Sacrifice.' The cast includes thousands of actors and the picture os a wonderful combination of genius in staging and marvellous…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-10-03
Summary:

The management of the World Theatre has invited 80 Boy Scouts and Cadets to witness 'The Symbol of Sacrifice' this evening.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-10-03
Summary:

The management of the World Theatre has invited 80 Boy Scouts and Cadets to witness 'The Symbol of Sacrifice' tonight at 9.15 p.m..

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-10-03
Summary:

The management of the World Theatre has invited 80 boy scouts and cadets to witness the great production 'The Symbol of Sacrifice' tonight.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-10-05
Summary:

At the World Theatre on Friday afternoon is being shown 'The Symbols of Sacrifice' for the last time and all who have not seen this picture should make a point of doing so. On Tuesday evening, in addition to many Boy Scouts and Cadets who were entertained by the theatre, H. E. the…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-10-07 - 1921-10-11
Summary:

Tonight 9.15 p.m., by arrangement with Broadwest Films, a deluxe sporting drama of the season starring Stewart Rome and Gregory Scott in 'A [sic] Gentleman Rider.' Matinee programmes: 5.15 p.m., 'Little Miss Optimist'; 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., 'Trailed by Three' episodes…