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: 1921-12-27 - 1921-12-29
Summary:

Today 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Thomas Santschi & Bessie Eyton in 'The City of Purple Dream.' 2.30 and 7.15 p.m. performances, 'The Great London Mystery,' 1, 2 and 3 epis. Booking at Messrs. Mehta & Co.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-12-28 - 1921-12-29
Summary:

Today 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Thomas Santschi and Bessie Eyton in 'The City of Purple Dream,' a famous novel realized upon the screen. 2.30 and 7.15 p.m. performances, 'The Great London Mystery,' 1st, 2nd and 3rd episodes. Booking at the theatre. Phone 1337.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-12-27 - 1921-12-29
Summary:

Today 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Thomas Santschi and Bessie Eyton in 'The City of Purple Dream.' 2.30 and 7.15 p.m. performances, 'The Great London Mystery' 1st, 2nd and 3rd episodes. Booking at the Theatre, phone 1337.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-12-28
Summary:

The City of Purple Dreams' was shown at the World Theatre yesterday. The picture is based on a novel written by Edwin Baird, and was produced by Colin Campbell. Meanwhile, Thomas Santschi takes the leading role, together with Bessie Eyton and Fritzi Brunette. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-12-28
Summary:

The City of Purple Dreams' attracted large house yesterday in World Theatre. The picture is based on a novel written by Edwin Baird, and was produced by Colin Campbell. Thomas Santschi is cast in the leading role. Bessie Eyton and Fritzi Brunette were the leading ladies. Film synopsis…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-05-18
Summary:

Mr. and Mrs. Charles Eyton left Shanghai on the Empire State for Hongkong, Manila and Canton. Mr Eyton is the western manager for the Famous Players-Lasky moving picture corporation, and Mrs. Eyton is better known as Kathlyn Williams, the famous serial star.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-12-28
Summary:

The magnificent picture, 'The City of Purple Dreams,' in six parts attracted a large house yesterday at the World Theatre and is only to be shown for two days more, today and tomorrow at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m. This picture is based on a novel written by Edwin Baird and was produced by…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-05-29
Summary:

Among the passengers who departed by the Empire State were Sir Paul and Lady Chater, Mr. Chas. Eyton (the cinema director) and Mrs. Eyton (the famed Kathlyn Williams), Mr. Max Eno and Mrs. Enos, Mr. A. Onderwijzer and many others.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-12-10
Summary:

How revenge is better to the woman who humiliates the man she loves, even if the act is justified, is shown in 'The Luck of Geraldine Laird,' the picture which is now showing at the World Theatre. Edward Sloman directed the picture, which was made at Bessie Barriscale's studios.…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-04-25
Summary:

For the sake of 'rest and new ideas,' Kathlyn Williams, an American motion picture star and originator of the serial motion picture film, has come to the Orient, arriving in Shanghai by the Pacific Mail steamer Golden State. Kathlyn Williams' husband, Mr. Charles Eyton, the…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-11-10
Summary:

There was a large attendance at the Queen's Theatre for the performance of Miss Bessie Lester, and the Metro feature 'The Face Between,' featuring Sylvia Breamer.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-11-08
Summary:

The Queen's Theatre management is to be congratulated upon securing the services of Miss Bessie Lester, the well-known American Queen of Jazz, for three days at both 5.15 and 9.15 p.m. performances. She was a great favourite with American and Australian audiences and will repeat her success…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1920-09-29 - 1920-10-01
Summary:

Tonight! Bessie Barriscale in 'Plain Jane.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-04-07 - 1923-04-07
Summary:

Bessie Barricale in 'All of a Sudden Norma.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-04-07 - 1923-04-07
Summary:

Bessie Barriscale in 'All of a Sudden Norma.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-05-05 - 1920-05-07
Summary:

Tonight, Bessie Love in 'Wee Lady Betty.'

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-04-07 - 1923-04-07
Summary:

Bessie Barriscale in 'All of a Sudden Norma.' Sunday to Tuesday at the World Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-11-01 - 1920-11-01
Summary:

Tonight at 9.15 p.m., Bessie Love in 'A Daughter of the Poor.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-11-01 - 1920-11-01
Summary:

Tonight at 9.15 p.m., Bessie Love in 'A Daughter of the Poor.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-09-29 - 1920-10-01
Summary:

Tonight at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Bessie Barriscale in 'Plain Jane.'