A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Headline: Empire Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-09-06 - 1918-09-07
Summary:

6th, 7th and 8th September, 9.15 performance, 'The Mystery Ship,' the serial extraordinary, 1st and 2nd episodes. Also 'The Animated Weekly' No. 142, 'The Little Band of Gold' in 2 parts, Keystone. Full orchestra in attendance. Dress circle, 50 cents; first-class,…

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Headline: Empire Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-09-09 - 1918-09-10
Summary:

9th and 10th September, tonight 9.15 performance, screening 'A Soul Enslaved' in 7 parts, and comics. Full orchestra in attendance. Dress circle, 50 cents; first-class, 30 cents; second-class, 20 cents.

3
Headline: Empire Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-09-11 - 1918-09-12
Summary:

11th and 12th September, 9.15 performance, showing 'Little Brother of the Rich' in 7 parts, and comics. Full orchestra in attendance. Dress circle, 50 cents; first-class, 30 cents; second-class, 20 cents.

4
Headline: Empire Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-09-13 - 1918-09-16
Summary:

13th, 14th, 15th and 16th September, 9.15 performance, showing 'The Mystery Ship,' the Universal serial extraordinary and interesting comics. Full orchestra in attendance. Dress circle, 50 cents; first-class, 30 cents; second-class, 20 cents.

5
Headline: Empire Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-09-17 - 1918-09-19
Summary:

17th, 18th and 19th September, showing 'The Man of Shame' in 7 parts, never shown in Hongkong, and various comics. Full orchestra in attendance. Dress circle, 50 cents; first-class, 30 cents; second-class, 20 cents.

6
Headline: Empire Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-09-20 - 1918-09-23
Summary:

September 20th, 21st, 22nd and 23rd, 9.15 performance, the serial stupendous, 'The Mystery Ship' 5th and 6th episodes; The Animated Weekly No. 143; 'Lover's Lost Control' in 2 parts featuring Syd. Chaplin (Keystone). Full orchestra in attendance. Dress circle, 50 cents;…

7
Headline: Empire Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-09-24 - 1918-09-26
Summary:

September 24th, 25th and 26th, 9.15 performance, screening 'The Silent Command' in 5 parts. Also 'The Disputed Claim,' drama, and various comics. Full orchestra in attendance.

8
Headline: Empire Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-09-27 - 1918-09-30
Summary:

27th, 28th, 29th and 30th September, 9.15 performance, screening 'The Mystery Ship' episodes 7 and 8. Also Animated Weekly No. 144 and various comedies. Today matinee, 1st and 2nd episodes of 'The Mystery Ship.'

9
Headline: Empire Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-09-06 - 1918-09-06
Summary:

September 6th, 7th and 8th, 7.15 p.m. and 9.15 p.m. performance, the Universal presents Ben Wilson with Neva Gerber in 'The Mystery Ship,' the serial stupendous in 18 episodes, 36 parts. Never shown before in Hongkong. Full orchestra in attendance. Illustration included.

10
Headline: Empire Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-10-01 - 1918-10-03
Summary:

1st, 2nd and 3rd October, 9.15 performance, the distinguished Universal favourite Hobart Bosworth in that dramatic masterpiece, 'Colorado,' by the eminent dramatist, Augustus Thomas, author of 'In Mizzoura,' 'The Embassy Ball,' 'Arizona,' 'The Meddler…

11
Headline: Empire Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-10-04 - 1918-10-07
Summary:

October 4th, 5th, 6th and 7th, 9.15 performance, 'The Mystery Ship,' episodes 9 and 10; 'Black Masks'; 'The Rescue'; Animated Weekly No. 144; 'A Shooting Match' (Keystone). Matinees: every Thursday at 5.15 p.m., Sunday at 6.00 p.m.

12
Headline: Empire Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-10-08 - 1918-10-11
Summary:

October 8th, 9th and 10th, 9.15 performance, screening 'Father and the Boys' in 7 parts, and various comics.

13
Headline: Empire Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-10-15 - 1918-10-17
Summary:

Tonight, 9.15 performance, showing 'The White Scar' in 7 parts and comics. Thursday, next matinee, by special request, 'The Man of Shame' in 7 parts.

14
Headline: Empire Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-10-18 - 1918-10-19
Summary:

Tonight, 'The Mystery Ship' episodes 13 and 14. Also 'Humpty Dumpty,' comedy in 3 parts. Sunday next matinee, 'The Mystery Ship' episodes 5 and 6.

15
Headline: Empire Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-10-22 - 1918-10-25
Summary:

October 22nd, 23rd and 24th, 9.15 performance, 'Thrown to the Lions,' a human-interest drama complete in 7 parts. And various comics. There will be a special matinee on Friday, 1st November on behalf of Portuguese Red Cross Society at 5.15 p.m.

16
Headline: Empire Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-10-26 - 1918-10-28
Summary:

October 26th, 27th and 28th, 9.15 performance, 'The Mystery Ship' episodes 15 and 16, and various comics. There will be a special matinee on Friday, 1st November on behalf of Portuguese Red Cross Society at 5.15 p.m.

17
Headline: Empire Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-10-29 - 1918-10-31
Summary:

Tonight, showing 1st and 2nd episodes of 'Liberty' and various comics. There will be a special matinee on Friday, 1st November on behalf of Portuguese Red Cross Society at 5.15 p.m.

18
Headline: Empire Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-10-12 - 1918-10-14
Summary:

Tonight, 'The Mystery Ship' episodes 11 and 12. Also Animated Weekly No. 145 and various comedies. Sunday matinee at 6 p.m., 'The Mystery Ship' episodes 3 and 4. Manila string band in attendance.

19
Headline: Empire Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-10-21 - 1918-10-21
Summary:

Tonight, 'The Mystery Ship' episodes 13 and 14. Also 'Humpty Dumpty,' comedy in 3 parts.

20
Headline: Empire Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-11-01 - 1918-11-04
Summary:

November 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th, 9.15 performance, showing the last two episodes, 'The Mystery Ship,' episodes 17 and 18. Also Animated Weekly No. 146a and various comics.