A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-06-17
Summary:

The management of the Kowloon Theatre regrets very much that it was not possible to show yesterday afternoon and evening on account of the failure of current. The trouble has been rectified and the theatre will show this evening as usual.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-07-21
Summary:

Having concluded a successful series of entertainments at the Wo Poing Theatre, Chefalo is appearing at the Kowloon Cinema this evening.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-07-30
Summary:

Kowloon residents are promised a fine entertainment at the Kowloon Theatre tonight when 'Polly of the Storm Country' will be screened for the first time. The photography is superb. Also included in the programme is a laughter-compeller of Harold Lloyd's entitled 'Bumping Into…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-08-15
Summary:

Kowloon residents should make a point of patronising the Kowloon Theatre this evening and following nights when the best of the celebrated Tarzan picture is being shown in additional to other attractions. Arrangements are being made to instal two machines at Kowloon, so that it will be possible…

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

The Pinero play which forms the chief attraction at the Kowloon Theatre will be new to most people. 'Mind the Paint Girl,' starring Anita Stewart will be screened.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-09-15
Summary:

Charles Ray, the famous Thomas H. Ince star, is the central figure of the story of 'Playing the Game,' his newest Paramount picture, which has just been released. Film synopsis included. 'Playing the Game' is said to be one of the best pictures in which Mr. Ray has been seen…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-09-19
Summary:

In 'A Broadway Cowboy' the Jesse D. Hampton-Pathe feature at the Kowloon Theatre today, William Desmond portrays a young tenderfoot actor who suddenly finds himself the central figure in a lot of hair-raising, uncomfortable and highly amusing adventures in Montana and all for the love…

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

Patrons of the Kowloon Theatre are in for a good time during the next four nights when the management is running a series of especially attractive films. This evening D. W. Griffith's masterpiece 'The Idol Dancer' is being screened, followed by Marshall Neilan's 'Don…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-11-28
Summary:

In its current programme, the Kowloon Theatre can boast two of filmdom's leading players in the one bill – Mary Pickford in 'How Could You, Jean?' and Charlie Chaplin in 'The Immigrant.' Film synopsis included. With an efficient orchestra and excellent floor, the Kowloon…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-12-01
Summary:

The Way of a Woman,' with Norma Talmadge in the principal role, is the attraction at the Kowloon Theatre and was last night screened before quite a good house. Film synopsis included. There are other films and dancing after the show.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-12-09
Summary:

Paris in the first hectic excitement following the Armistice affords the setting for 'The Devil's Passkey,' the big feature attraction at Kowloon Theatre this evening. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-12-10
Summary:

The feature attraction at the Kowloon Theatre tomorrow evening is 'The Woman and the Law,' an impressive seven-part picture based on the successful play so popular in Britain and America. It will be shown for two nights only with the usual matinee on Sunday afternoon.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-12-13
Summary:

Many people went twice to see Douglas Fairbanks in breezy comedy, 'Say! Young Fellow' when it was shown at the Coronet Theatre, but Kowloon cinema patrons will have the one opportunity only, namely this evening. Tomorrow night, the theatre has been taken by the St. Andrew's Church…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-12-15
Summary:

Another enjoyable evening is assured at the Kowloon Theatre tonight when the second of the series of popular dances take place. As before, to prevent any overcrowding, tickets will be limited in number. They may be obtained either at Messrs. Moutrie's or at the theatre itself after 5.30 p.m…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-12-16
Summary:

Last night's cabaret dance at the Kowloon Theatre proved another popular success. The limited issue of tickets was soon exhausted and several patrons were unable to gain admission. It is advisable to secure tickets for the special evening dress dance next Tuesday from Moutrie's. The…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-12-19
Summary:

A special dance (evening dress) will be held tomorrow at the Kowloon Theatre at 9 o'clock. Admission ticket costs $2, including light refreshments, and a limited number is obtainable at Moutrie's.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-12-21
Summary:

There was just a price, comfortable crowd at the special evening dress dance held at the Kowloon Theatre last night.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-12-30
Summary:

Kowloon is coming into its own and it looks as though it is, not going to go on playing Cinderella to Hongkong for very much longer. Every week there are two dances over at the Kowloon Theatre, in addition to the ordinary picture night, Mr. Ray has wirelessed out to sea and secured the services…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-01-07
Summary:

Kowloon Theatre is going to show a comedy-drama, this evening. Mabel Normand plays the leading role with characteristic charm and vivacity. 'Back to the Woods' is next in the show list.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-01-10
Summary:

The Kowloon Theatre orchestra has been further strengthened for tonight's special $1.50 dance (evening dress requested) and another thoroughly enjoyable evening is expected. Dancing for which the floor has few equals in the Colony will continue until one o'clock.