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: 1921-07-28 - 1921-07-28
Summary:

A First National attraction, Sir Arthur Wing Pinero's famous stage play, 'Mind the Paint Girl' with Anita Stewart. Illustration included.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-12-02 - 1922-12-02
Summary:

Saturday, Sunday and Monday, Robertson-Cole presents Pauline Frederick in 'A Slave of Vanity' from the play by Sir Arthur Wing Pinero. Illustration 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…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-07-28
Summary:

A programme is promised at The Empire, described by Hongkong Amusements Ltd., a local film made by Pathe's cameraman at the time of the inauguration of Dr. Sun Yat Sen, 'The Sleepy Head.' Other films include 'Mind the Paint Girl.' Anita Stewart, who pleased everybody…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-07-28 - 1921-07-30
Summary:

Tonight at 5.15 and 9.15, Anita Stewart in Sir A. W. Pinero's 'Mind the Paint Girl.'

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-12-02 - 1922-12-02
Summary:

Tonight till Monday, Pauline Frederick in the screen version of Sir A. W. Pinero's 'A Slave of Vanity.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-03-12
Summary:

The Fredony Vaudeville Company continues to provide good entertainment at Victoria Theatre with some good pictures 'Circus Mary' by Lucius Henderson. Arthur Pinero's 'The Iris' is going to be screened soon.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-12-05
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is going to screen a Robertson-Cole film called 'A Slave of Vanity' featuring Pauline Frederick. The film is a picturised version of Sir A. W. Pinero's well-known play 'Iris.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-12-02
Summary:

A Slave of Vanity,' the Robertson-Cole production which the Coronet is showing today, starring Pauline Frederick. The film has been adapted from the famous drama of Sir. A. W. Pinero's 'Iris.' Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-12-04
Summary:

A Slave of Vanity,' a Robertson-Cole production featuring Pauline Federick, was shown at the Coronet Theatre for the first time on Saturday. The picture is a film version of 'Iris,' the famous drama written by Sir A. W. Pinero. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-08-06
Summary:

An aeroplane crashing through the roof of a house, continuity of plot and sustained interest are some of the features of 'The Broken Wing,' a Preferred Pictures, which opens at the Queen's Theatre tonight. This film has been adapted from the well-known play of the same name.…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-03-10 - 1919-03-13
Summary:

Tonight at 9.15 p.m., Fredony and Vaudeville Co. Complete change of programme, Fredony presents the cosmopolitan symphony, impersonating the world's greatest composers. Miss Asta Ericksen and Mlle. Leona. Selected picture programme, 'Circus Mary,' produced by Lucius Henderson.…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-03-08 - 1919-03-12
Summary:

Tonight 9.15 p.m., Fredony and Vaudeville Co. Complete change of programme. Fredony presents, The Cosmopolitan Symphony, impersonating the world's greatest composers. Mlle Asta Ericksen, a soprano with wonderful voice. Miss Leona in her dancing creations. Selected picture programme. '…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-07-28 - 1921-07-30
Summary:

Tonight at 5.15 and 9.15, Anita Stewart in Sir. A. W. Pinero's 'Mind the Paint Girl' [sic], The Trainless Derby and Canton from the Air. July 30 Remarks: Tomorrow, Sunday at 6 p.m. only, Mary Pickford in 'Daddy Long Legs,' and at 9.15, 'Mind the Paint Girl.'…

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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…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-09-03
Summary:

The Kowloon Theatre is doing well by its patrons this week. Not every day is a Pinero filmed and filmed so well as is the 'Mind and Paint Girl.' Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-07-11 - 1917-07-11
Summary:

Screening of 'Under the Wings of Death' and Comics

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-07-12 - 1917-07-13
Summary:

Tonight: Screening of 'Under the Wings of Death' and Comics

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-08-06 - 1924-08-08
Summary:

Miriam Cooper, Kenneth Harlan and Walter Long in 'The Broken Wing' presented by B. P. Schulberg. Showing at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15 till Saturday.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1902-11-19
Summary:

A fire has totally destroyed the theatre at Port Arthur, says the Shanghai Times. It was the only place of entertainment for the foreign community, and had a seating capacity for about 1,000 persons.