A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Headline: Willis G. West
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-08-05
Summary:

Mr. Willis G. West, considered one of America's premier comedians, is the leading dispenser of fun with Banvard's All American Musical Comedy Co., which will be shown again at the theatre Royal. Mr. West's theatrical career has been wide and varied, covering musical comedy, drama…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-09-27
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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: 1924-03-01
Summary:

A new Theatre worth $130,000 with a design similar to that of the World Theatre will be shortly erected at West Point to cater to the residents of this populous district. A site has been acquired at the corner of Third and Water Streets and arrangements have been made for a building capable of…

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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: 1924-08-19
Summary:

The Studio Girl,' was directed by Charles Giblyn from Paul West's adaptation of 'La Gamine' by Pierre Veder and Henri de Grosse. Constance Talmadge is the main cast. This picture is the attraction of the World Theatre.

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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: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-08-13
Summary:

Love in the Dark' with charming Viola Dana as the star, is due to open at the Queen's Theatre today. The supporting star is Cullen Landis, Bruce Guerin, Arline Pretty, Edward Connelly and Charles West. Film plot included.

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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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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: 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: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-04-05
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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1920-09-04 - 1920-09-04
Summary:

A splendid Metro photoplay entitled 'Secret Strings' and two comedies. The entire programme being new to Hongkong audiences. September 4 remarks: Alfresco cinema show under the management of Mr. H. W. Ray. Metro presents Olive Tell in 'Secret Strings.' Billy West and Club…

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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: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-02-22 - 1919-02-24
Summary:

Pathe presents Baby Marie Osborne in 'A Daughter of the West,' a splendid picture specially reserved for the race week.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-05-30
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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 '…