A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1911-10-10
Summary:

The management of the Victoria Theatre has engaged Mr Ralph Brown who is walking around the world to appear for two nights only, Wednesday and Thursday, in 'Something New.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1911-10-10 - 1911-10-10
Summary:

(Des Voeux Road Central) From 7:15 to 8:45 p.m. and 9:15 to 11:15 p.m. New and magnificent films. Performance by The Harmonious Huxhams tonight. Debut by Mr Frank Brown on Wednesday for two nights only. Matinees on Saturdays and Sundays at 4:30 p.m.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1911-10-11 - 1911-10-12
Summary:

(Des Voeux Road Central) From 7:15 to 8:45 p.m. and 9:15 to 11:15 p.m. The finest and coolest hall in the colony. Performance by The Harmonious Huxhams tonight. Debut of Mr Ralph Brown for two nights only. Matinees on Saturdays and Sundays at 4:30 p.m. Harris and Vernon are coming.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1912-01-27
Summary:

Miss Lynda Davis, the band of K.O.Y.L.I. and H.M.S. Merlin performed in Victoria Theatre. Mr Clair Brown appeared for the first time in Hongkong and created a favourable impression.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1912-11-28 - 1912-11-30
Summary:

Battle of Vanila,' 'You Kid,' and 'The Triflers' on Sunday and Monday, Dec 1st & 2nd; Tom and Jerry and College Days on Tuesday; 'The Man from Mexico,' 'The Girl and the Jockey' on Wednesday and Thursday; 'My Friend from Australia' on…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1912-12-02 - 1912-12-02
Summary:

Tonight: The Triflers (chorus girls contest) on Tuesday; Tom and Jerry and College Days; The Man from Mexico, the Girl and the Jockey on Wednesday & Thursday; My Friend from Australia on Friday; Brown's in Town, Rooms for Rent on Saturday and Sunday. Booking at Moutrie's.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1912-12-03 - 1912-12-03
Summary:

Tonight: Tom and Jerry and College Days; The Man from Mexico, the Girl and the Jockey on Wednesday and Thursday; My Friend from Australia on Friday; Brown's in Town and Rooms for Rent on Saturday and Sunday. Booking at Moutrie's.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1912-12-04 - 1912-12-04
Summary:

Tonight: Uncle's Visit and The Land of Manana; My Friend from Australia on Friday; Brown's in Town, Rooms for Rent on Saturday and Sunday; The Time, the Place and the Girl on Monday. Booking at Moutrie's.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1912-12-05 - 1912-12-05
Summary:

Tonight in a double bill, Uncle's Visit and The Land of Manana, My Friend from Australia on Friday; Brown's in Town and Rooms for Rent on Saturday and Sunday; The Time, the Place and the Girl on Monday. Booking at Moutrie's.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-08-22 - 1916-08-23
Summary:

The Black Box,' 3rd episode of the great mystery serial; 'The Pocket Wireless' in 2 parts; 'The Life of Georges Carpentier' in 3 parts, a sporting drama featuring Georges Carpentier, the great french boxer, and showing all his big fights, training, etc.; 'Italian…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-08-22 - 1916-08-24
Summary:

Tonight: 'The Black Box' (3rd episode), 'The Pocket Wireless', 'The Life of George Carpenter', 'Italian Cavalry', 'Guzzle the Golfer' (Keystone Comic), 'Buster Brown on Goats' (Edison Comic) and 'The Border Range'

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Headline: Palisade
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1916-08-22 - 1916-08-24
Summary:

(Out-of-door pictures, location near post office, Kowloon) 'The Pocket Wireless' in 2 parts and 'The Black Box' (by Universal) are displayed tonight. Photo of the actor (Herbert Rawlinson) included. A drama in 3 parts, 'The Life of Georgi Carpentier' [sic],…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-01-17
Summary:

Scots folks should see 'The Daughter of MacGregor' now appearing at the Coronet Theatre. The location of the scenes – in Scotland and Florida – is arresting, by reason of its very simplicity at times, thus giving that variety so essential nowadays in the successful photoplay.…

14
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-05-19 - 1919-05-19
Summary:

1. 'The Symbol of Sacrifice,' in 7 parts (10,000 feet) produced by African Film Productions Ltd and dealing with Zulu War; 2. 'A Turf Conspiracy,' a Broadwest all-British super-productions on Nat Gould's novel and featuring England's foremost cinema stars, Violet…

15
Headline: Coronet Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-11-05
Summary:

A magazine story by Kenneth L. Roberts entitled 'Good Will and Almond Shells' forms the basis for the Metro five-reel feature, 'The Shell Game,' now being shown at the Coronet Theatre. Henry Kolker and Emmy Wehlen played the main roles. The supportive cast included Joseph…

16
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-11-16
Summary:

Will Roger [sic] will appear in his newest picture entitled 'Almost a Husband' at the Coronet Theatre this evening. This latest picture was written by Opie Read and directed by Clarence Badger. Film synopsis included.

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

In 'The Exquisite Thief,' her latest Universal Special Attraction, which will be seen today at the Hongkong Theatre. Priscilla Dean has the part of Blue-Jean Billie. The director Tod Browning was successful in his previous films, 'The Brazen Beauty,' 'The Wicked Darling…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-12-13 - 1921-12-15
Summary:

Under Northern Lights,' a Universal special attraction featuring Virginia Faire & Leonard Clapham. Also, Eddie Lyons & Lee Moran in 'Roman Romeos,' a Universal Jewel comedy. 2.30 & 7.15 p.m. performances, Eddie Pollo [sic] in 'King of Circus' [sic], 16 &…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-12-13
Summary:

The age-old conflict between love and duty is given a new turn in Jacques Jaccard's newest story and called 'Under Northern Lights.' And the most important figure is a corporal of the Royal North West Mounted Police. 'Under Northern Lights' is announced for tonight at…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-12-13 - 1921-12-15
Summary:

Today 5.15 and 9.15 p.m. today, Virginia Faire and Leonard Clapham in 'Under Northern Lights.' Eddie Lyons and Lee Moran in 'Roman Romeos,' a Universal Jewel comedy. 2.30 and 7.15 p.m. performances, 16 and 17 episodes of 'King of Circus' [sic]. Booking at Messrs…