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: 1918-05-02
Summary:

The Victoria Cinematograph has a store of Captain Bruce Bairnsfather's cartoons. These films which have been reproduced from Bairnsfather's 'Fragments from France' in the 'Bystander.' Captain Bruce Bairnsfather himself appears upon the screen.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-05-14 - 1918-05-16
Summary:

Tonight, 'The Spirit of France,' a story of the love that lies in the heart of every Frenchman for this glorious country in 5 parts. Also Captain Bruce Bairnsfather's cartoons, series 3 and American Gazette No. 52. Booking at Anderson's.

3
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1918-05-14 - 1918-05-15
Summary:

A story of the love that lies in the heart of every Frenchman for his glorious country, 'The Spirit of France' in 5 parts; Captain Bruce Bairnsfather's Cartoons, series 3; American Gazette No. 52.

4
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1918-05-06 - 1918-05-08
Summary:

Gladys Hulette in 'The Streets of Illusion'; Captain Bruce Bairnsfather's Cartoons, series 2; American Gazette No. 51.

5
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-05-02
Summary:

The Italian War film 'From the Mountains to the Sea' was exhibited in aid of Italian War Charities at the Victoria Theatre. The pictures were beautifully tinted and different from the 'Battle of the Somme' and the 'Battle of the Ancre.' By special request a…

6
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1918-05-02 - 1918-05-04
Summary:

From May 3-6, 15th and 16th episodes of 'The Fatal Ring,' 'The Dagger Duel' and 'The Double Disguise'; 'Fragments from France,' Captain Bruce Bairnsfather's cartoons.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-05-07 - 1918-05-07
Summary:

Tonight, 'Fragments from France,' Captain Bruce Bairnsfather's cartoons, series 2.

8
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-05-07 - 1918-05-09
Summary:

Tonight, Gladys Hulette in 'The Streets of Illusion.' Also Captain Bairnsfather's cartoons, series 2 and American Gazette No. 51. Booking at Anderson's.

9
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-06-11 - 1918-06-13
Summary:

11th, 12th and 13th June, Edwin Arden in 'Simon, the Jester' in 5 parts. Also 'Love and Duty,' a screaming comedy, and Captain Bairnsfather's cartoons. Booking at Anderson's.

10
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1918-06-10 - 1918-06-12
Summary:

From June 11-13, Edwin Arden in 'Simon the Jester' in 5 parts; 'Love and Duty,' a screaming comedy; Captain Bairnsfather's Cartoons.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-07-19
Summary:

The Seven Pearls' was shown at the Victoria Theatre. The programme contained 'Lonesome Luke' comedies, the British Gazette including several of the famous Bairnsfather cartoons and excellent music provided by the orchestra. On Sunday next episodes of 'Judex?' [sic] will…

12
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-05-04
Summary:

The striking picture showing the movement of the horse is a Pathe Freres colour production 'The Horse.' The 15th and 16th episodes of the 'Fatal Ring' become increasingly interesting. And also Captain Bruce Bairnsfather's Cartoon with American and British Gazettes.

13
Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-01-29
Summary:

By special request 'De Luxe Annie' is to be repeated tonight at the Coronet Theatre. Friday will be the last performance of 'Dodging a Million.' On Tuesday next, 'The Better ‘Ole' will be shown. It was produced in England, and written by Captain Bruce Bairnsfather…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-02-06
Summary:

Tuesday saw the commencement of the world renowned play by Captain Bruce Bairnsfather and Captain Arthur Eliot entitled 'The Better ‘Ole.' This film has the distinction of not only eclipsing all English records for a photoplay, but also of having made more money for the Strand Theatre…

15
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-05-03 - 1918-05-06
Summary:

May 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th, a continuation of the great success, 'The Fatal Ring,' episode 15 and 16, featuring Pearl White and Warner Oland. Exclusive to the Victoria Theatre, Captain Bruce Bairnsfather's Cartoons (series no. 1), 'Fragments from France,' Bystander famous…

16
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-02-07
Summary:

Bairnsfather's 'The Better Ole' is to be screened again tonight. It is advised to book seats, as latecomers are being turned away from full houses. Film synopsis included.

17
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-02-03 - 1920-02-07
Summary:

Tonight at 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15 p.m., George Pearson and T. A. Welsh present Bruce Bairnsfather and Arthur Eliot's world-renowned play, 'The Better ‘Ole.' Usual prices. Booking at the theatre.

18
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-02-03
Summary:

The enterprising Coronet management has secured a British photoplay and this popular little theatre will be filled tonight, for the picture is no other than 'The Better ‘Ole,' adapted from the play which had such a successful run at the Oxford Theatre in London and which in turn had…

19
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1920-02-02
Summary:

The Better' Ole' or 'The Romance of Old Bill,' the film which attracted hundreds of thousands of people to the cinema theatres in Great Britain and proved even more popular, if that were possible, in the United States of America, is to be shown at the Coronet for seven days,…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1920-02-02 - 1920-02-07
Summary:

For one week, George Pearson and T. A. Welsh present Bruce Bairnsfather and Arthur Eliot's big British production 'The Better 'Ole' featuring Charles Rock. Book at the Coronet. February 3 remarks: Under the distinguished patronage of H. E. The Governor, H. E. Vice-admiral…