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: 1921-09-16 - 1921-09-17
Summary:

Tonight! At 9.15 p.m., Ruffells presents 'The Great Game,' in 6 parts featuring Bombardier Wells and an all-star cast, Pathe's latest News and Comedies. Matinee programme: 5.15 p.m., 'Fool's Gold,' 2.30 & 7.15 p.m., 'Vanishing Trail,' 10 & 11 epis…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-09-16 - 1921-09-17
Summary:

Tonight 9.15 p.m., Ruffells presents 'The Great Game' featuring Bombardier Wells. Also Pathe's latest news and comedies. Matinee programmes 5.15 p.m., 'Fool's Gold'; 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., 'Vanishing Trail' 10 and 11 episodes. Booking at Messrs Mehta and Co,…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-09-16 - 1921-09-17
Summary:

Tonight at 9.15 p.m., Ruffells' presents 'The Great Game,' a most wonderful drama in 6 parts featuring Bombardier Wells and an all-star cast. Also Pathe's latest news and comedies. Matinee programme: 5.15 p.m., 'Fool's Gold'; 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., 'Vanishing…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-09-23 - 1921-09-26
Summary:

Tonight at 9.15 p.m., Pathe special feature, Emmy Wehlen in 'Lifting Shadows.' Matinee programmes: 5.15 p.m., Friday, Saturday and Monday, 'The Great Game' featuring Bombardier Wells; 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., 'Vanishing Trails' 12th and 13th episodes. Usual prices.…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-11-04
Summary:

London, Sept. 29 – People are asking whether Charlie Chaplin will be appearing in a film written by H. G. Wells.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-10-17
Summary:

There will be another change of programme at the Victoria Cinematograph Theatre tonight. 'The Sacrilege' and 'Little Willy v. Bombardier Wells,' a comedy, should be interesting. 'For the King' will be presented for the last time.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-06-13 - 1914-06-15
Summary:

Film screening of 'The Leap of Despair', 'Geo Ges Carpentier vs Bombardier Wells' (Boxing film, 1,000 ft); Screening of The latest Gaumont Graphic; Coming film 'Between Men and Beasts' and performance by Mr Frivolity Freear

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-06-12 - 1914-06-15
Summary:

Tonight at 9.15, the drama picture 'A Leap of Despair' in 3 parts; the Gaumont Graphic; also the sensational boxing film Georges Carpentier vs Bombardier Wells in 1,000 feet; a thrilling novel of adventures 'Between Men and Beasts' and the society film dance 'The Tango…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-01-17
Summary:

London, January 16 – The death is announced of Mr. Harry Furniss, the well-known artist. The late Mr. Furniss was well-known to Londoners, by his humourous black and white contributions to several London newspapers, periodicals and magazines. He was born in Wexford in 1854 and settled in London…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-06-16 - 1917-06-16
Summary:

Screening of 'The Secret of the Well' (color) and 'The Tie That Binds'; Orchestra in attendance at every Sunday

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1904-03-11
Summary:

Messrs. Palmer and Turner sent in an application for permission to sink a well on Marine Lot No. 185 adjoining the new Tai Ping Theatre, for the purpose of filling the tanks with water to be used in a case of fire. Dr. Pearse mentioned that the purpose of a well is for drinking water.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-06-18 - 1917-06-19
Summary:

Tonight: Screening of 'The Secret of the Well' (color) and 'The Tie That Binds'; Orchestra in attendance at every Sunday

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-06-16 - 1917-06-19
Summary:

On June 16, showing detective drama (colour film), 'The Secret of the Well' in 4 parts; also an absorbing photo-drama 'The Tie that Binds' in 2 parts.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-11-03
Summary:

The Ne'er do well,' a story by Rex Beach, is being shown at the Hongkong Theatre up to tomorrow night. The production is described as one of the best of the cinema art.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-11-01 - 1919-11-01
Summary:

Announcement: there will be a matinee every day at 5.15 p.m. Saturday 1st to Tuesday 4th November, 9.15 p.m. performances, Kathlyn Williams and Wheeler Oakman in 'The Ne'er-Do-Well,' drama in 10 parts by Rex Beach. Usual prices. Booking your seats early. Monday 3rd, matinee at 5.…

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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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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-12-14
Summary:

There was a good house at the Bijou on Saturday night, when a new programme was entered upon, the chief features of which were the Wells v. Blake Fight, and a comic 'A Race for a Husband.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-11-06 - 1919-11-06
Summary:

One night only, Thursday 6th November at 9.15 p.m., Maude Gilbert and William H. Tooker in 'The Fool's Revenge.' Matinee and 7.15 p.m., the last four parts of 'The Ne'er-Do-Well.' Booking at the theatre.