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: 1909-10-01 - 1909-10-06
Summary:

Premier hall of Hong Kong. New pictures every 2 days. Tonight! Debut of the celebrated artiste, Miss Beatie Galardi, serio and comedienne. The celebrated Prof. Dobby, steel and fire wonderful acts. Miss Lee and Miss St. Clair, serios and comic songs. Matinees on Saturdays and Sundays at 4 p.m.…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1909-10-02
Summary:

Miss Beattie Garlardi made her debut at the Victoria Cinematograph. Performance by Professor Dobby and Miss St. Clair, also Miss Ivy Lee. The films are all exceedingly good.

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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: 1913-01-17
Summary:

Mr. Harry Burgess never fails to get a laugh whenever he appears. This Sunday night, he and his four brother comedians, Mr. Bert La Blane, Mr. Frank Vack, Mr. Dave Nowlin will appear in 'The Grafters' (at the Victoria Theatre), together with the hand of Miss Gertrude St. Clair.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-01-18
Summary:

The Hughes Musical Comedy Company will have the opening performance 'The Grafters' at the Victoria Theatre tomorrow night. The actors and actress are Mr. Bert La Blane, Mr. Frank Vack, Mr. Dave Nowlin, Mr. Carlton Chase, Mr. Harry Burgess, Miss Gertrude St. Clair, Miss E. Le. Blane,…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-01-20
Summary:

The Hughes Comedy Company are back again and last night a large audience at the Victoria Theatre enjoyed their 'The Grafters.' Mr. Bertie Blane, Mr. Frank Vack, Mr. Dave Nowlin, Miss Gertrude St. Clair, and Mr. Harry Burgess all kept the audience in a continual roar.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-01-21
Summary:

The Hughes Comedy Company staged 'A Day at the Races' last night at the Victoria Theatre. Messrs. Frank Vack, Bert Le Blane, Carlton Chase, Dave Nowlin, Harry Burgess, Miss Teddy Martin, Miss Queen Herman, and Miss Gertrude St. Clair were in the show. It will be repeated tonight.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-01-23
Summary:

The Hughes Comedy Company staged 'The Speculators' at Victoria Theatre. Messrs. Le Blane, F. Vack, and C. Chase, Mr. Reach and Miss Gertrude St. Clair did well in their parts.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-01-25
Summary:

The Hughes Comedy Company staged two short musical comedies at the Victoria Theatre last night. Messrs Le Blane, Vack, Burgess, Miss Gertrude St. Clair, Miss Teddy Martin and Miss Eugenie Le Blane did well in their parts. The songs and choruses were as good as ever.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-01-27
Summary:

The Hughes Comedy Company presented 'Spedelbounder's Dream' at the Victoria Theatre last night. Mr. Vack and Mr. Le Blane kept the audience in a good, steady laugh throughout and Miss Eugenie Le Blane, Miss St. Clair and Miss Martin were as entertaining as ever. Tonight, this will…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-01-28
Summary:

The Hughes Comedy Company presented 'Spedelbounder's Dream' at the Victoria Theatre last night. Mr. Bert Le Blane made a funny speech. Mr. Dave Nowlin made a hit with his song. Miss Gertrude St. Clair was good too. There'll be the chorus girls' contest tonight. One of…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-12-20
Summary:

Other Men's Shoes,' Edgar Lewis' potent drama, released by Pathe, is showing now and until Thursday at the Coronet. The cast included Craufurd Kent [sic], Irene Boyle, Jean P. Wade, Phil Sanford and Bobby Connelly. Film synopsis included.

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Headline: Coronet Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-04-27
Summary:

A splendid all-star Benjamin B. Hampton photodrama, 'The Money-Changers,' comes to the Coronet tonight. Using the basic theme of Upton Sinclair's novel, 'The Money-Changers,' Mr. Sinclair and Mr. Hampton wrote a new story for the screen. The cast included Robert McKim,…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-04-28
Summary:

A photoplay 'The Money Changers,' Benjamin B. Hampton's Masterpiece, was shown for the first time at the Coronet yesterday. The story is by Upton Sinclair and the cast includes Robert McKimm [sic], Roy Stewart, Claire Adams and Audrey Chapman.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-09-19
Summary:

An extraordinary production by the Graphic Film Co., a splendid drama written and directed by Ivan Abramson is now screening at the Hongkong Theatre in seven parts entitled 'The Moral Suicide.' John Mason, famous on the American stage for many years, is starred in this sensational play…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-09-19
Summary:

A drama entitled 'The Moral Suicide' written and directed by Ivan Abramson, is now being screened at the Hongkong Theatre. John Mason is starred in this play as Richard Covington. John Mason is rated with French actor, Guitry, by no less an authority than Augustus Thomas, the…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-02-11 - 1922-02-14
Summary:

A Paramount programme, Ina Claire in 'The Pupper Crown,' in 5 parts, with excellent Comedies.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-02-11 - 1922-02-14
Summary:

Tonight at 5.15 and 9.15, Ina Claire in 'The Puppet Crown,' a Paramount picture.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-02-11 - 1922-02-14
Summary:

Tonight at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Ina Claire in 'The Puppet Crown,' a Paramount picture.

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Headline: Flickers
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-04-28