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: 1911-12-13
Summary:

Bombay is just now the favoured of the gods as far as entertainments go, observes an Indian paper. The Follies are at the Empire Theatre, the Bandmann Opera Company, old and new style, both seem to have taken a liking to the – ahem! – the second city of India. Performance by Mr Matheson Lang,…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-01-17
Summary:

The exact dates for the performances of Miss Maud Allan and the Cherniavsky Brothers in Singapore are February 4, 5, 6 and 7, in the Victoria Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-02-27
Summary:

Hong Kong has to double-up on the price of theatre tickets, a firm stand might be taken. In Shanghai Maud Allan exhibits for $3 and $5. We could rethink whether we are better off here that we should have been required to pay $6.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-06-20
Summary:

Tomorrow afternoon and at night, there will be benefit performances on behalf of the funds of the Portuguese School, at the Victoria Theatre, under the distinguished patronage of H. E. the Governor, H. E. General Ventris and Commodore Sundeman. Messrs. F. Latymer, E. G. d'Aquino, A. B.…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-06-21 - 1917-06-21
Summary:

The Great Benefit Concert Night in aid of the Portuguese School Fund; Performance by Bruno Rocha, Latymer, L. Meo, Violet Bonetta, A.B. Allan, Morley, Crane, J. Meo, E.g. d'Aqino

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

Tonight! At 9.15 p.m., a Grand Variety Concert, programme organized by Mr. A. B. Allan. Admission: $1.5, $1 and 60 cents. Remarks: Matinee programme: 5.15 p.m., 'Fool's Gold,' 2.30 & 7.15 p.m., 'Vanishing Trail,' 10 & 11 epis. Booking at Messrs. Mehta & Co.…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-09-19 - 1921-09-19
Summary:

A grand variety concert will be held in honour of the visit of the Interport Lawn Bowls team from Shanghai. A great programme organized by Mr. A. B. Allan. Local talent, good artists. Admission: $1.50, $1.00 and 60 cents. Booking at Messrs Mehta and Co., Hongkong Hotel Buildings.

10
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-09-19 - 1921-09-19
Summary:

Tonight at 9.15 p.m., a grand variety concert in honour of the visit of the Interport Lawn Bowlers from Shanghai. A great programme organized by Mr. A. B. Allan. Local talent, good artists. Admission: $1.50, $1.00 and 60 cents. Matinee programmes: 5.15 p.m., 'Fool's Gold'; 2.30…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-09-19 - 1921-09-19
Summary:

Tonight 9.15 p.m., A Grand Variety Concert. A great programme organized by Mr. A. B. Allan, local talent and good artistes. Admission: $1.50, $1.00 and 60 cents. Matinee programmes 5.15 p.m., 'Fool's Gold'; 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., 'Vanishing Trail' 10 and 11 episodes.…

12
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-06-30 - 1922-06-30
Summary:

Commencing tonight for three nights only, Allan Dwan presents 'The Forbidden Thing,' by Mary Mears. Prices: $1.00 at night, 60 cents at matinees. Illustration included.

13
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-07-01 - 1922-07-01
Summary:

As good as 'The Sign on the Door,' Allan Dwan presents James Kirkwood in 'The Forbidden Thing.' Picture or illustration included.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-08-26 - 1922-08-26
Summary:

Sunday and Monday, Allan Dwan presents 'The Forbidden Thing' by Mary Mears, personally directed by Mr. Dwan. Picture included.

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Headline: Kowloon Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-01-11 - 1923-01-11
Summary:

Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 5.45 and 9.15, an Allan Dwan production, 'The Sin of Martha Queed,' with an all-star cast. Illustration included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-01-11
Summary:

The paradox of the evil that exists in the minds of people who strive to be abnormally good was Allan Dwan's inspiration for his newest Mayflower production released by Associated Exhibitors. 'The Sin of Martha Queed,' which begins at the Kowloon Theatre tonight. Film synopsis…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-05-03
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-05-19 - 1923-05-19
Summary:

Sinister shadows, creaking stairs, a hand on the doorknob, a terrified girl! Edgar Allan Poe might have written 'Conflict.'

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Headline: For Ladies Only
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-12-07