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: 1897-08-19 - 1897-08-21
Summary:

Edison's latest wonder, the Animatoscope, will be exhibited at the Theatre Royal on Saturday Night, the 21st August, at 9 p.m., also the 23rd, 26th and 28th. The programme presented before Sir Claude MacDonald at the British Legation, Peking, will be repeated. Tickets may be had at Messrs.…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1897-08-19 - 1897-08-23
Summary:

Animatoscope will be exhibited at the Theatre Royal on Saturday night, August 21st, at 9 p.m. and on Monday, Thursday and Saturday next. The programme presented before Sir Claude MacDonald at the British Legation, Peking, will be repeated. Tickets may be had at Messrs. Robinson & Co.'s…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-09-19
Summary:

Mr. George Samuels presents the Alaska-Siberian film at the Peak Hotel on Monday, September 22, at 9-15 p.m. under the patronage of H. E., the officer administering the Government, Mr. Cland Severn.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-09-20
Summary:

The success of The Alaska-Siberia Pictures, which is the result of the Carnegie Institute of Pittsburg, has been great. The films will be shown on Monday night at the Peak Hotel, under the patronage of the Hon. Mr. Claud Severn, the Officer Administering the Government.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-09-20
Summary:

Under the patronage of the Hon. Mr. Claud Severn, the Officer Administering the Government, the Alaska-Siberia motion pictures, which are now being shown at the Bijou Theatre, will be exhibited at the Peak Hotel on Monday evening.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-09-22
Summary:

The Alaska-Siberia Pictures closed a very successful engagement at the Bijou Theatre last night. The films will be shown at the Peak Hotel this evening, under the patronage of the Hon. Mr. Claud Severn.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-05-18
Summary:

A smoking concert took place at Volunteer Headquarters was largely attended. His Excellency the Governor, Major General Kelly and the Hon. Mr. Claud Severn were present. Under the supervision of Mr. Blake, Messrs R. Ramos and Co. provided some appropriate cinema pictures. One of the films…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-11-06
Summary:

The Light That Failed' is the first Rudyard Kipling work to be produced as a motion picture played by a well-known cast. Directed by Edward Jose, and played by Robert Edeson, Claude Fleming, Jose Collins and Lillian Tucker. Film synopsis included.

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Headline: A Great Film
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-11-08
Summary:

In 'The Light That Fails' produced as a Pathe Gold Rooster Play, and to be presented at the Victoria Theatre tomorrow, the cast includes Claude Fleming, Jose Collins and Lillian Tucker, and Robert Edeson. Claude Fleming made his first appearance in England with Sir. Elbert Beerbohm…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-11-08
Summary:

The Light that Failed,' produced as a Pathe Gold Rooster Play, is to be presented at the Victoria Theatre tomorrow, the cast includes Claude Fleming, Jose Collins, Lilian Tucket, and Robert Edeson. The picture should be a big drawing due to the author and the cast's popularity. Mr.…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-12-02
Summary:

The Theatre Royal was well filled last evening when Mlle. Van der Flier lectured on 'Refugee Work in Holland' on behalf of the Hongkong Fund for the Devastated Villages of France and for Belgian widows and orphans. The lecture was under the patronage of H.E. the Governor, H.E. Vice-…

12
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-05-23
Summary:

One of the novelties in the bill of vaudeville presented at the Hongkong Theatre will be the performance of Daisy Harcourt. She looks not unlike Toby Claude, but it is believed that there is much more individuality in her work. Besides, a drama in six parts 'The Outcast of Poker Flat,…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-02-20
Summary:

Following the success of the cinema show arranged by Mrs. Severn and Mrs. Pollock for the children of Helen May Institute members and their friends, Kowloon Theatre announces that it will give a special matinee for children every Monday afternoon. To promote opera music Sullivan's light-…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-02-20
Summary:

His Home Town' will be the main picture at a special matinee for children in the afternoon at the Kowloon Theatre. The management admits that the idea was suggested by the success of the recent cinema show arranged by Mr. Severn and Mrs. Pollock for the children of Helena May Institute…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-02-20
Summary:

Following the success of the kinema show arranged by Mrs. Severn and Mrs. Pollack for the children of Helena May Institute members and their friends, the management of Kowloon Theatre announces that it will give a special matinee for children every Monday afternoon. This afternoon will see…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-05-25
Summary:

When We Were Twenty-one,' in which H. B. Warner is starring, is going to be screened at the World Theatre. The film is a photoplay version of H. V. Esmond's stage drama. Besides, a splendid cast has been assembled by Director Henry King. Details as follow: Mr. Warner plays Nat Goddwin…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-05-25
Summary:

World Theatre is going to screen 'When We Were Twenty-one,' starring H.B. Warner, on Friday. The photoplay is directed by Henry King and is produced by Jesse D. Hampton for Pathe distribution. The cast also includes James W. Morrison, Claire Anderson, Christine Mayo, Minna Grey and…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-10-31
Summary:

His Excellency the Officer Administering the Government, Mr. Claud Severn, C.M.G., attended the last tiffin given by the Colony to the United States sailors in port, held at the City Hall. His Excellency was accompanied by the Colonial Secretary, Hon. Mr. A.G.M. Fletcher, C.M.G. The visitors…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-11-09
Summary:

Mei Lan-fang and his company have decided to extend their season by fifteen days, making their stay at the Tai Ping Theatre one month. Last night the programme included 'Shin-nui-san-fa,' which was a special play staged for the entertainment for His Excellency the Acting Governor (the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-11-17