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: 1910-08-23
Summary:

Col. Theodore Roosevelt, writing about the recent Nevada prize-fight in the current issue of the 'Outlook.' 'I sincerely trust that public sentiment will be so aroused, and will make itself felt so effectively, as to guarantee that this is the last prize-fight to take place in the…

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Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1912-11-27 - 1911-11-29
Summary:

9.15 p.m. Tonight - Programme: 'The Rent Day' (comic); 'The Dionnes' (gymnasts); 'Barcelona' (scenic col'd); 'A Ragamuffin's Honour'; 'Blowing up a Mountain'; vaudevilles by Dellie Connor, Glady Porter, and R. H. Stephenson.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-06-20 - 1913-06-20
Summary:

Tonight, Friday, June 20th, complimentary benefit tendered Col. Bob Love, a monster programme, wild west stunts, human weight lifting; performances by Moore and the professor of the Victoria Theatre; matinees and price details included. Box plan at Robinson Piano Co., Ltd.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-09-09 - 1914-09-11
Summary:

Tonight at 9.15, grand benefit night in aid of the Prince of Wales' fund, under distinguished patronage, by kind permission of Col. R. E. Dyer & Officers, band of the 25th Punjabis will play free of charge; performance by Cora & Williams; by kind permission of the authorities a late…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-08-24
Summary:

Denver, Col., July 12. – Billie Burke, the actress, has accepted an offer for $30,000 for an engagement of five weeks with a Pacific coast movie concern. At the time of the death of Mr. Charles Frohman, it was predicted that Miss Burke would be under the management of her husband, Mr. Florenz…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-12-08 - 1915-12-08
Summary:

Film sscreening of 'Indian Wars' (6 parts) refought by U.S. Army represented by the late Col W.F. Cody, 'Buffalo Bill'; Pictures included

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-12-09 - 1915-12-09
Summary:

Film sscreening of 'Indian Wars' (6 parts) refought by U.S. Army represented by the late Col W.F. Cody, 'Buffalo Bill'; Pictures included

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-04-03 - 1916-04-03
Summary:

Films screenings including 'The Spell of Darkness' (3 reels), 'Col. Hezza Liar', 'Bloomer and the Hobble' and 'Mabel at the Wheel' (Keystone); Coming film: 'The Arch Villain'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1916-04-03 - 1916-04-05
Summary:

The drama in 8 reels, 'The Spell of Darkness,' on Tuesday, 4th April, 1916. Comedies including 'Col. Hezza Liar' (by request), 'Bloomer and the Hobbie,' the Great Keystone picture in 2 reels and 'Mabel at the Wheel.' 'The Arch Villain' is coming…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1916-04-13 - 1916-04-15
Summary:

A drama in 3 reels, 'Adventures of a Madcap [sic]' featuring Jackie Saunders on Friday, 14th April, 1916. Comedies including 'Col. Hezza Liar in Mexico,' 'In Jail at Last,' Charlie Chaplin 'In the Park' and Chaplin as 'Janitor' [sic]. Charlie…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-04-14 - 1916-04-17
Summary:

Films screenings including 'Adventures of Madcap' (3 reels), 'Charlie in the Park', 'Charlie as Janitor', 'Col. Hezaa Liar in Mexico' and 'In Jail at Last' (Keystone comic); Screening of Pathe's British Gazette

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1916-05-11 - 1916-05-13
Summary:

The third and fourth episodes of 'Exploits of Elaine' on Friday, 12th May, 1916. Comedies including 'Wiffles and His Fair Relatives' (coloured), 'Fatty's Debut' (by Keystone) and 'Col. Hezza Liar' [sic] and 'The Ghost.' Interesting picture…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-05-12 - 1916-05-15
Summary:

Films screenings including 'The Exploits of Elaine' (3rd & 4th episodes), 'Wiffles & His Fair Relatives', 'Fatty's Debut', 'Col. Hezza Liar & The Ghost' and 'When Flower Land awakes in Japan'; Screening of Pathe's British…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-06-16 - 1916-06-16
Summary:

Films screenings including 'Exploits of Elaine' (13th and last episode), 'Col. Heza Liar. Champion Boxer of Central Africa' (Keystone) and 'Wiffles Puts His Foot in it'; Screening of Pathe's British Gazette

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-06-17 - 1916-06-19
Summary:

A Chaplin Night: Screening of 'Charlie the Tramp', 'Charlie in the Park', 'Charlie by the Sea', 'Caught in a Cabaret' (2 parts), 'Gay, Giddy and Tickish', 'Her Last Chance' and 'Col. Heza Liar'; Also screening of 'Wiffles…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-06-23 - 1916-06-24
Summary:

Films screenings including 'The Impostor' (3 parts), 'Col. Heza Liar Wrecked', 'The Great War' (Pathe's War Serial), 'Fatty's Reckless Fling'; Screening of Pathe's British Gazette; Coming variety entertainment; Coming film: 'New…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-07-07 - 1917-07-10
Summary:

Tonight, the sensational Trans-Atlantic serial: 9th episode of 'Liberty,' entitled 'Trapped'; a powerful drama 'At Handgrips with Death' in 2 parts; comics: 'September Moon,' 'Col. Heeza Liar: Ghost Breaker.'

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-07-07 - 1917-07-07
Summary:

Tonight: Screening of 'Liberty' (9th episode) featuring Eddie Polo and Marie Walcamp, 'At Handgrips with Death'; Comics: 'September Morn', 'Col Heeza Liar' and 'Ghost Breaker'

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-07-07 - 1917-07-07
Summary:

Screening of 'Liberty' (9th episode) featuring Eddie Polo and Marie Walcamp, 'At Handgrips with Death'; Comics: 'September Morn', 'Col Heeza Liar' and 'Ghost Breaker'

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-07-09 - 1917-07-10
Summary:

Tonight: Screening of 'Liberty' (9th episode) featuring Eddie Polo and Marie Walcamp, 'At Handgrips with Death'; Comics: 'September Morn', 'Col Heeza Liar' and 'Ghost Breaker'