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: 1922-03-24
Summary:

The Blue Bonnet,' starring Billie Rhodes, will be screened at the World Theatre on Friday. It's her first W.W. Hodkinson release. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-03-24
Summary:

World Theatre will screen 'The Blue Bonnet' from Friday, 24th. The film is featuring Billie Rhodes, who is performing in her first W. W. Hodkinson release. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-06-05 - 1923-06-06
Summary:

Tue. 5th & Wed. 6th June at 5.15 & 9.15 p.m., Robertson-Cole presents Billie Rhodes in 'The Girl of My Dreams.' At 2.30 & 7.15 p.m., 'The Great Reward,' epis. 11 & 12. Usual prices. Booking at the Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-06-05 - 1923-06-06
Summary:

Tuesday 5th and Wednesday 6th June at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Robertson-Cole presents Billie Rhodes in 'The Girl of My Dreams.' 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., 'The Great Reward' episodes 11 and 12. Usual prices. Booking at the theatre.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-06-05 - 1923-06-06
Summary:

Tuesday 5th and Wednesday 6th June at 5.15 p.m. and 9.15 p.m., Robertson-Cole presents Billie Rhodes in 'The Girl of My Dreams.' 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., 'The Great Reward' episodes 11 and 12. Usual prices. Booking at the Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-03-24 - 1922-03-25
Summary:

Beginning Friday for 3 nights only, 5.15 p.m. and 9.15 p.m., Billie Rhodes in 'The Blue Bonnet.' 2.30 and 7.15 p.m. performances, Art Acord in 'The White Horseman' episodes 4 and 5. Sunday matinee 6 p.m. sharp, Charles Ray in 'His Own Home Town.' Usual prices.…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-03-24 - 1922-03-25
Summary:

Beginning Friday, for 3 nights only at 5.15 p.m. and 9.15 p.m., Billie Rhodes in 'The Blue Bonnet.' 2.30 and 7.15 p.m. performances, Art Acord in 'The White Horseman,' episodes 4th and 5th. Usual prices. Booking at the theatre. March 25 Remarks: Sunday matinee at 6 p.m. sharp…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-01-08
Summary:

Jack Pickford returns to 'Movierow' today at the Star Theatre, in 'The Hill Billy,' the greatest picture of his entire career. 'The Hill Billy' is a tonic for the jaded motion picture appetite. Film plot included. There aren't any risqué situations in Jack…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-01-10
Summary:

The Hill Billy' showing last time at the Star. The film starred Jack Pickford and Lucille Ricksen. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-01-08
Summary:

Star Theatre will be screening an Allied Producers and Distributors' Corporation release, 'The Hill Billy,' featuring Jack Pickford and Lucille Rickson, who is famous as Hollywood's youngest leading woman. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-03-24 - 1922-03-25
Summary:

Beginning Friday for 3 nights only at 5.15 p.m. and 9.15 p.m. (except Sunday Matinee), Billie Rhodes in 'The Blue Bonnet.' At 2.30 and 7.15 p.m. performances, Art Acord in 'The White Horseman,' 4th and 5th epis. Usual prices. Booking at the Theatre. March 24 Remarks: On page…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-01-09
Summary:

Jack Pickford is featured at the Star this week in one of his own productions, in which he was assisted by his sister, Mary Pickford. The title is 'The Hill Billy.' The feature also starred by Lucille Ricksen, Jane Keckley, Frank Leigh and Ralph Yearsley. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-01-10
Summary:

At a moment when all the famous film producers are literally falling over each other for something out of the commonplace, Jack Pickford, steps in and deprives them of the laurels. In 'The Hill Billy,' he has produced a picture that is a refreshing departure. Jack Pickford determined…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-05-24 - 1920-05-24
Summary:

A Pair of Cupids' is one of the funniest comedies we have shown for a very long time. We are also screening a fine Canadian film, 'The Playground of a Continent' and a two-part Billy West comedy.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-10-22 - 1921-10-25
Summary:

Tonight at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Dorothy Dalton, the popular dramatic star in 'Flare-Up Sal.' Also Billy West Comedy. Usual prices.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-01-11
Summary:

With Edged Tools,' a British film was shown at world Theatre last night which attracted a large number of people at both shows. Although the lavishness of studio scenes which one sees in the majority of American films, is lacking in this British production, the individual actors matched the…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1908-02-19
Summary:

Philadelphia, January 14 – Rhode's Opera House was on fire last night when an amateur performance entitled 'The Scottish Reformation' was given. At the rear of the balcony was a cinematograph apparatus, placed by criminal oversight in front of the principal balcony exit.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-08-24
Summary:

Denver, Col., July 12. – Billie Burke, the actress, has accepted an offer for $30,000 for an engagement of five weeks with a Pacific coast movie concern. At the time of the death of Mr. Charles Frohman, it was predicted that Miss Burke would be under the management of her husband, Mr. Florenz…

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Headline: Club de Recreio
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-09-04 - 1920-09-04
Summary:

Tonight at 9.15 p.m., al fresco cinema show under the management of Mr. H. W. Ray, Metro presents Olive Tell in 'Secret Strings.' Also Billy West and Cub Comedies.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1907-11-16
Summary:

A lot of audiences watched the fight between Billy Bellew and Taff Childs at Victoria Cinematograph.