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: 1923-12-19
Summary:

Appearing in a different characterization from those in which she achieved prominence as a star, Wanda Hawley scored heavily in 'The Truthful Liar' at the World Theatre last night. In the dramatic situations provided by Will Payne, the author, Miss Hawley is seen to artistic advantage…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-10-09
Summary:

Charles Ray's 'A Tailor-Made Man' caused much laughter at the Star last night. It will be shown for the last time tomorrow.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-06-10
Summary:

Charles Ray and Mary Anderson starred in a picture 'Two Minutes to Go,' at the Queen's Theatre last night. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-09
Summary:

Charles Ray's latest success 'A Tailor-Made Man' is to be shown at the Star tonight. Ray's name is well enough known to be an assurance of a first-class picture, and in his present production, he has a rather more attractive part than ever before. An excellent comedy and a…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-05-05
Summary:

There are many more interesting details of the Pilgrim's adventures in the New World that is written in the usual history. Even those 300,000 or more who claim kinship with the Mayflower personnel will be surprised by the amount of information revealed by 'The Courtship of Myles…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-06-10
Summary:

Last night, Queen's Theatre began screening the First National attraction 'Two Minutes to Go' featuring Charles Ray who plays the role of Chet Burnett. The cast also includes Mary Anderson. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-05-04
Summary:

One of the most thrilling and sensational storm scenes ever screened is shown in the biggest of Charles Ray productions, 'The Courtship of Myles Standish,' now running at the Queen's Theatre. The historic Mayflower, an exact reproduction of the illustrious boat of early days being…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-02
Summary:

Although John Paul Bart was only an obscure clothes-presser in the tailor's shop, he had a most consuming ambition. Film synopsis included. How Paul goes about this ticklish matter, and his trials and hardships before his plans work out to a triumphant conclusion, form the theme of '…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-06-08 - 1923-06-18
Summary:

Charles Chaplin in 'The Pilgrim' at the World in June 13. June 8-9 Remarks: Teaser ads for the film. The ads didn't mention the theatre's name, surmised from other ads. June 11-12 Remarks: Photo included. Price of admission, $2 & $1.5. June 16 Remarks: Illstration…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-06-10
Summary:

Charles Ray has scored another screen triumph in 'Two Minutes to Go,' a corking story of college life by Richard Andre [sic], which began an engagement at the Queen's Theatre last night. Ray gives an excellent portrayal of a football hero in this admirable First National…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-07-04 - 1924-07-05
Summary:

Thomas H. Ince presents this Paramount picture. Illustration included. Commencing Sunday July 6th at the Queen's Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-06-20
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1911-08-12
Summary:

Full change of programme will be made tonight at the Bijou and Victoria cinematograph theatres. At the Bijou, Miss Violet Bonetta and Bob Stephenson will present a new sketch. Among the pictures worthy of mention are 'Charles Daix,' 'Ariam and his dog' and 'In a moment…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1907-07-26
Summary:

The Charles Urban Trading Co., Ltd, forward a very interesting booklet descriptive of the Cinematograph in its relation to Science, Education and matters of state. The enterprise shown and the merit of the contents are commendable.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-05-02
Summary:

The Courtship of Myles Standish,' which opened at its local presentation last night at Queen's Theatre, comes up to expectations. There are many things that comment the newest of Ray productions to the movie fans; it is chockful of romance, carrying the theme of the famous Longfellow…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-09-16 - 1921-09-17
Summary:

Charles Ray in 'Playing the Game.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-10-28 - 1924-10-28
Summary:

The manager of the Star Theatres begs to apologize to the hundreds that were unable to secure seats to witness the showing of 'Enemies of Women' especially to those who journeyed across from Hongkong only to find that there were no more seats available. To those who have not seen this…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-02-28 - 1925-03-02
Summary:

Charles Dickens' 'Our Mutual Friend.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-01-14 - 1922-01-17
Summary:

Charles Ray in 'The Honorable Algy.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-05-05
Summary:

The Courtship of Myles Standish,' Charles Ray's production, has its local premiere at the Queen's Theatre. Produced and starred by Charles Ray. Film plot included. Production details included.