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: 1917-04-21 - 1917-04-21
Summary:

Coming screening of Pathe's 'The New Adventures of J. Rufus Wallingford' in 14 episodes, featuring Burr McIntosh, Lolita Robertson and Max Tigman, from the stories of George Randolph Chester; Photos included

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-04-23 - 1917-04-23
Summary:

Tomorrow: Screening of Pathe's 'The New Adventures of J. Rufus Wallingford' in 14 episodes, featuring Burr McIntosh, Lilita Robertson and Max Tigman, from the stories of George Randolph Chester; Photos included

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-04-24 - 1917-04-24
Summary:

Tonight: Screening of Pathe's 'The New Adventures of J. Rufus Wallingford' in 14 episodes, featuring Burr McIntosh, Lilita Robertson and Max Tigman, from the stories of George Randolph Chester; Photos included

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-11-27
Summary:

A fund of enjoyable items was provided at the Victoria Theatre last night, by the Magpie Pierrot Troupe, for the large audience which gathered at the concert in aid of the 'Heather Day' Fund, which should benefit to a considerable amount. Pte. Pickering, Sergeant McGregor, Ice Cpl.…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-07-01
Summary:

A really fine picture, which will be released on Thursday at the Victoria, is 'Twenty-One,' a comedy-drama which is extremely amusing. The action of each character is so perfect that is almost impossible to believe that they are played by the same person. Especially is this true when…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-07-02 - 1919-07-02
Summary:

Come on Thursday to the Victoria. It will rock you with laughter. The picture is an adaptation of Chester's popular story of the same name. Ask Anderson's to reserve your seats.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-09-20
Summary:

Fighting Cressy,' in which Jesse D. Hampton and Pathe present Blanche Sweet at the Coronet Theatre for three more days, is adapted from Bret Harte's Story, 'Cressy.'A splendid cast, including Russell Simpson, Edward Peil, Walter Perry, Frank Lanning, Pell Trenton, Antrim…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1920-10-06 - 1920-10-12
Summary:

Tonight, Triangle Film Corporation presents Belle Bennett and Roy Stewart in 'Bond of Fear' by Edith Kennedy.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-10-06 - 1920-10-12
Summary:

Tonight at 5.15 and 9.15, Belle Bennett in 'Bond of Fear' by Edith Kennedy.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-10-06 - 1920-10-12
Summary:

Tonight at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Belle Bennett in 'Bond of Fear' by Edith Kennedy.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-08-17 - 1921-08-19
Summary:

Enid Bennett in 'Key of the Righteous' [sic] and Mary [sic] Cahill in 'When Betty Bets.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-08-17 - 1921-08-19
Summary:

Tonight at 5.15 and 9.15, Enid Bennett in 'Keys of the Righteous.' Also comedies and Gazette.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-08-17 - 1921-08-20
Summary:

Tonight at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Enid Bennett in 'Keys of the Righteous' [sic] with Comedies and Gazette.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-08-19
Summary:

Thomas H. Ince presents a photo-drama at the Hongkong Theatre this week, the 'Key of the Righteous,' in which Enid Bennett leads the role. Besides, a comedy in two-parts, featuring Mary Cahill completes the programme.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-09-08 - 1921-09-08
Summary:

Thursday to Sunday, Tom Terriss production, 'Trumpet Island,' adapted and edited by Lillian and George Randolph Chester, from the story by Gouverneur Morris. Illustration included.

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

In more than one sense 'Trumpet Island' is a big film. The story was written by Gouverneur Morris and adapted by Mr. and Mrs. George Randolph Chester. Film synopsis included.

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

The Coronet people describe 'Trumpet Island' as 'a thrilling melodrama,' a story by such a gifted as Gouverneur Morris, adapted by George Randolph Chester and Mrs. Chester. The Pathe pictures are particularly good. Film synopsis included.

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

An argument for the 'back to the soil' movement is disclosed in 'Playing the Game,' the newest Paramount picture featuring Charles Ray, the popular Thomas H. Ince star. This picture will be shown at the Kowloon Theatre. The photography by Chester Lyons and the support chief…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-10-28
Summary:

At the Hongkong Theatre is being screened a Paramount picture presented by Thomas H. Ince, entitled 'The Sheriff's Son,' in which Charles Roy [sic] takes the leading role. The photoplay was written by William McLeod, directed by Victor Schertzinger and photographed by Chester…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-12-03
Summary:

Fuss and Feathers,' the entertaining Paramount feature showing at Kowloon Theatre tonight. Enid Bennet makes a very girlish Susie and Douglas MacLean a boyish Robert. Film synopsis included.