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: 1917-06-21
Summary:

Among the witnesses before the Cinema Commission in London recently was Dr. Moore Ede, Dean of Worcester who described the results of visits to four picture theatres in Worcester and of inquiries made in elementary schools as to the effects of pictures shows. He had not found any indecency but a…

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Headline: The Gray Ghost'
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-12-22 - 1917-12-22
Summary:

Watch the thrilling Universal Serial 'The Gray Ghost' in 16 episodes, 32 parts, featuring Priscilla Dean and Eddie Polo, at the Bijou Theatre Tonight

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-01-18
Summary:

Practically every seat in the Victoria Theatre was occupied when Mr. Horace Goldin and his Illusionists Company presented a series of mysteries of excellence and originality rarely seen in the Colony. Miss Barbara Barrington performed singing and cinematograph pictures of which embodied a…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-01-22 - 1918-01-26
Summary:

Short season for five nights only. Performance by Horace Golcing and Barbara Barington in a carnival from 25th January at 9:15 p.m. Price details included. Booking at Anderson's.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-01-23 - 1918-01-25
Summary:

Short season 5 nights only, beginning 29th January at 9.15 p.m., Horace Goldin, the great royal illusionist, Monarch of Mystery and full company, presenting a series of new sensational spectacular surprises and a carnival of conjuring introducing the old and new. Also, Barbara Babington, England…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-01-28
Summary:

Horace Goldin and his company are to open at the Victoria Theatre for five days. He is supported by Miss Barbara Babington to create a night's entertainment.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-01-28 - 1918-01-28
Summary:

Tomorrow first performance at 9:15 p.m. by Horace Goldin, and his company headed by Barbara Barington. Booking at Anderson's. Price details included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-01-29 - 1918-01-31
Summary:

First performance tonight at 9:15 p.m. by Horace Golcing, and his company headed by Barbara Barington. Films included 'The Indian Rope Trick,' 'From Film to Life,' 'Catching Bullet Shots from Guns,' 'Air Hypnotism' and 'Morocco.' Price details…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-01-30 - 1918-01-31
Summary:

Tonight at 9.15 p.m., Horace Goldin, the great royal illusionist, Monarch of Mystery and full company, headed by the beautiful Barbara Babington. Programme details included. Special matinee for children on Saturday at 5 p.m. Booking at Anderson's. Prices: $2, $1 and 50 cents.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-01-30
Summary:

Horace Goldin and his company, assisted by Barbara Babington, gave their opening performance. Goldin gave a great variety of tricks and some of them are novel. A matinee will be given on Saturday afternoon.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-02-01 - 1918-02-04
Summary:

Horace Goldin in a new programme, 3 last nights, Friday, Saturday and Sunday 1st, 2nd and 3rd February. Special for children, Horace Goldin matinee Saturday 4.45 p.m. Extra attraction, Les Darcy v. Smith, a fine motion picture of the celebrated Australian contest, 12 rounds and knock-out.…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-02-01
Summary:

Another good audience greeted Horace Goldin and his company with Barbara Babington, and all were delighted with the programme. A film depicting Charlie Chaplin was also shown.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-02-01 - 1918-02-02
Summary:

Tonight at 9:15 p.m. by Horace Goldin, and his company headed by Barbara Barington. Films included 'The Indian Rope Trick,' 'From Film to Life,' 'Catching Bullet Shots from Guns,' 'Air Hypnotism' and 'Morocco.' Special matinee for children on…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-05-27 - 1919-05-30
Summary:

May 28, 29 and 30, showing drama photoplay 4 parts, Barbara Conrad [sic] in 'A Princess of the Blood.' Also various Comics. Saturday 31st May, Pauline Frederick in 'The Love That Lives' in 5 parts. Booking at the Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-05-28 - 1919-05-30
Summary:

28th, 29th and 30th May, showing dramatic photoplay in 4 parts, Barbara Conrad in 'A Princess of the Blood,' including various comics. Saturday 31st May, Pauline Frederick in 'The Love That Lives' in 5 parts. Booking at the Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-05-28
Summary:

The magnificent film 'Princess of Blood' in four parts, in which the famous actress Miss Barbara Conrad takes the leading role as Princess Stephanie, will be screened tonight in the Hongkong Theatre. This splendid film is based on the play written by the celebrated author James L.…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-09-16 - 1919-09-19
Summary:

September 17, 18 and 19, showing a drama in 5 parts, Barbara Tennant in 'The Butterfly.' Saturday 20th, see Paramount 5 parts, 'The World Apart.' Booking at the Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-09-17 - 1919-09-19
Summary:

17th, 18th and 19th September, showing drama in 5 parts, Barbara Tennant in 'The Butterfly.' Saturday 20th, see Paramount in 5 parts, 'The World Apart.' Booking at the theatre.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-12-24 - 1920-12-24
Summary:

Today till Friday at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, four times daily, Universal-Jewel $500,000 production deluxe, Priscilla Dean in 'The Virgin of Stamboul.' Ring up 1743 now. Illustration included.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1920-12-28 - 1920-12-31
Summary:

Priscilla Dean in the most stupendous production of the year 'The Virgin of Stamboul' 7 parts.