A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-12-02
Summary:

The popularity of the film and 'super-production' like Douglas Fairbanks latest 'The Thief of Bagdad,' has an impact in London for building more supercinemas. In the last two years the New Tivoli and the Shepherd's Bush Pavilion, both magnificent, have been opened. In…

2
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-01-22
Summary:

The Empire Theatre and the Chinese tea-shops, ad joining (which before was a skating rink), are being pulled down. The lease of the land on which they stand expires at the end of this month.

3
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-07-26
Summary:

Mind the Paint Girl' will be seen at the Empire Theatre. Anita Stewart, who delighted Hongkong some few months ago in 'In Old Kentucky' is shown in two characters in the film. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-07-30
Summary:

The film version of Sir Arthur Wing Pinero's 'Mind the Paint Girl' will be seen at the Empire Theatre, starring Anita Stewart. An unusually British Gazette showing Wonderful Derby scenes, views from air, views of Canton will also be included. While tomorrow Mary Pickford, will be…

5
Headline: The Empire
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1911-05-03
Summary:

Mr Falanto, the great Italian baritone, still continues to delight large audiences at the Empire Theatre nightly where his splendid singing is greatly enjoyed. A fine collection of films is also being shown amongst them being the grand new dramatic coloured film entitled 'Pride' which…

6
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1911-10-06 - 1911-10-06
Summary:

Boxing contest for the Middleweight Championship. Preliminaries of Terry Martin vs. Leon Pauley. Tomorrow, Saturday at 9 p.m. Price details included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1911-11-23 - 1911-12-02
Summary:

(Next to Skating Rink) Saturday, 2nd December, 1911. Doors open at 8:30 p.m. and commencing at 9 p.m. Main events from 6 to 20 rounds. Price details included. Booking at Moutrie's. Late trams are served.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-07-25 - 1921-07-27
Summary:

Patrons are requested to visit the Empire, late Woping (opposite Central Market), tonight at 5.15 and 9.15, 'The Devil's Passkey.'

9
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-07-28 - 1921-07-30
Summary:

Patrons are requested to visit the Empire, late Woping (opposite Central Market), tonight at 5.15 and 9.15, Anita Stewart in Sir A. W. Pinero's 'Mind the Paint Girl.' Also, Humorist's Derby and Canton from the air. July 28 Remarks: Another ad. on page 5. The First National…

10
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-08-01 - 1921-08-05
Summary:

Patrons are requested to visit the Empire, late Woping (opposite Central Market), today at 5.15 and 9.15, 'Blind Husbands.' At 2.30 and 7.15, 'The Son of Tarzan' episode 10. Also 'Daredevil Jack' episode 11 and 'Bumping Into Broadway.'

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Headline: The Empire
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-08-06 - 1921-08-09
Summary:

Today till Tuesday, another British comedy, Hepworth presents 'Once Aboard the Lugger' in 6 parts.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-08-06 - 1921-08-06
Summary:

Ha! Ha!! Once Aboard the Lugger and the --! No, not the girl, this time. But come and see it.

13
Headline: The Empire
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-08-10 - 1921-08-10
Summary:

Tonight at 5.15 and 9.15, Constance Talmadge in 'A Temperamental Wife.' Popular prices.

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Headline: The Empire
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-08-11 - 1921-08-11
Summary:

Tonight at 5.15 and 9.15, Anita Stewart in 'In Old Kentucky.' Popular prices.