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: 1915-09-07
Summary:

The story by Sir A. C. Doyle, 'Sherlock Holmes,' is to be filmed tonight at the Victoria Theatre. 'Wiffles' is one of the many comic pictures to be shown.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-03-18
Summary:

It may be true that a prophet has no honour in his own country, but happily, this does not apply to Amateur Dramatic Companies. The Quarry Bay A. D. C. have shown that they not only deserve success but that they can command it. For that reason, there is sure to be a crowded house at the Star…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-01-09 - 1924-01-09
Summary:

P. C. 511,' a story of the Shanghai Municipal police force, the first real Chinese motion picture, shown by courtesy of the B. A. T.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-02-14
Summary:

Tonight at 5:30, the Kowloon Dock A. D. C. will present their musical comedy entitled 'The Rajah of Rajahpore' at the Star Theatre. It was a big success when presented 'at home.' The picture will be repeated on Saturday at 9:15. The film tonight is Douglas MacLean's…

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Headline: R. A. Xmas Tree
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-12-25
Summary:

W. A. Passby, C. R. A., officers and ladies were at the R. A. Theatre. There was a cinema show produced by the Pathe Cinema Company.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-07-31
Summary:

The new programme at the Victoria Theatre is the most excellent one. It contains two complete episodes from Sir A. Conan Doyle's 'Sherlock Holmes,' two sets of very fine war pictures, various comics, and probably one of the best life pictures.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-09-19 - 1924-09-20
Summary:

Conan Doyle's unwritten story, 'Sherlock Brown.' Bert Lytell is the star.

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Headline: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-09-19 - 1924-09-20
Summary:

Friday to Sunday, Conan Doyle's 'Sherlock Brown' starring Bert Lytell.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1920-02-14 - 1920-02-14
Summary:

Did you ever read a rattling detective story by C. N. and A. M. Williamson entitled 'Lord John's Journal'? The whole five have been made into a picture which will be shown at the Coronet in three instalments commencing tonight.

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Headline: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-09-19 - 1924-09-20
Summary:

Conan Doyle's unwritten story, 'Sherlock Brown' with the best Lytell from Friday to Sunday.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-11-03
Summary:

Passion's Playground,' starring Katherine MacDonald, is a new attraction at the Coronet Theatre. It is adapted from the story 'The Guests of Hercules' by C. N. and A. M. Williamson. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-11-03
Summary:

Passion's Playground' is coming to Coronet today. The film is starred by Katherine MacDonald. The picture has been adapted from the read story 'The Guests of Hercules' by C. N. and A. M. Williamson.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-05-26
Summary:

London, April 22 – At a special interview with Mr C. F. Higham, M. P., who is the Managing Director of the recently formed Alliance Film Corporation, he told me something of the company's immediate plans. They have been lucky enough to secure Matheson Lang to play the part he created in…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-08-23
Summary:

The Nature Girl,' featuring Violet Mercereau, is produced by O. A. C. Lrond [sic] and presented by the Universal Film Co. It is now being screened at the Hongkong Theatre. Besides, a few interesting scenes from the Screen Magazine No. 100, and a comedy in two acts, 'The Jazz Monkey,…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-03-01
Summary:

It is learnt that two thousand motion picture theatres located throughout China within the next three years is part of the programme of the Peacock Film Corporation, the syndicate formed by Mr. J. A. Thomas and his associates. This undertaking has at its back the du Pont, Brady and Duke…

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Headline: Moving Picture
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-06-18
Summary:

An article was written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, about examining some of the great cinema studios which are the pride of Los Angeles, and praising the effort done by Douglas Fairbanks and Mary Pickford.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-09-19
Summary:

Bert Lytell, the popular Metro star, will be seen in another screenplay, 'Sherlock Brown,' which has been described as 'not a Conan Doyle story,' which opens at the Queen's Theatre today. This new picture concerns, mainly, an earnest young clerk whose solitary ambition…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-03-18
Summary:

Tomorrow night, the Star will add a further chapter to its history as a variety theatre, presenting this time the Quarry Bay A. D. C.'s production of 'Nothing but the Truth.' 'Nothing but the Truth' achieved such a signal success at the Taikoo Club that Kowloon amusement…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-04-08
Summary:

What the disturbance was all about, why, and its outcome is told in 'The Woman Who Fooled Herself,' a romantic drama written by Charles A. Logue, produced in Porto Rico by Edward A. MacManus and presented by Associated Exhibitors at the World Theatre tomorrow with May Allison co-…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-08-11