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: 1913-06-30
Summary:

The public that patronizes the better class of photoplay houses refuses to tolerate the speculate of sitting through the average vaudeville chaser in order to see a good photoplay. With the Kalem Company spend $100,000 on one photoplay, and $50,000 for several, and with the Edison and Vitagraph…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-07-02
Summary:

A description of the cinema studio during filming operations given by a writer in 'McClure's Magazine.' Many of the studios are more elaborate than anything known in theatredom, such as Edison studio in New York, the Selig Studio in Chicago.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-09-12
Summary:

Washington, September 7 – It has been tentatively decided that the war-tax shall be imposed on a number of articles, including beer, moving pictures, automobiles, theatres, magazines, and Sunday magazines.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-11-07
Summary:

His Majesty's Consult-General at Canton has forwarded to the Prince of Wales' Relief Fund a sum of £250. It also includes $272,30, the proceeds of a cinematographic performance given in aid of the Fund by the Cosmopolitan Amusement Co. in the Canton Club Theatre on October 20.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-03-08 - 1919-03-12
Summary:

Tonight 9.15 p.m., Fredony and Vaudeville Co. Complete change of programme. Fredony presents, The Cosmopolitan Symphony, impersonating the world's greatest composers. Mlle Asta Ericksen, a soprano with wonderful voice. Miss Leona in her dancing creations. Selected picture programme. '…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-03-10 - 1919-03-12
Summary:

Fredony and Vaudeville Company presents the cosmopolitan symphony, new songs, new items and new dances. Performance by Asta Ericksen and Miss Leona.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-03-10 - 1919-03-12
Summary:

Fredony and Vaudeville Company presents the cosmopolitan symphony. Performance by Asta Ericksen and Miss Leona. Selected picture programme: 'Circus Mary' produced by Lucius Henderson and 'Iris,' from the play by Sir A. W. Pinere. Booking at Anderson's.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-03-10 - 1919-03-13
Summary:

Tonight at 9.15 p.m., Fredony and Vaudeville Co. Complete change of programme, Fredony presents the cosmopolitan symphony, impersonating the world's greatest composers. Miss Asta Ericksen and Mlle. Leona. Selected picture programme, 'Circus Mary,' produced by Lucius Henderson.…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-03-10 - 1919-03-12
Summary:

Tonight, Fredony and Vaudeville company, complete change of programme. Fredony presents the cosmopolitan symphony. New songs, new items, new dances.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-03-10
Summary:

This evening at the Victoria a complete change of programme will be submitted by Fredony and his company of entertainers. The Cosmopolitan Symphony will be presented by the Victoria Orchestra under Fredony's direction. Mdlle Leoma and Asta Ericksen will perform dancing and singing. A three…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-03-11
Summary:

Last night, before a crowded house, Fredony and his company of entertainers presented an entirely new programme at the Victoria. Fredony was seen at his best in the Cosmopolitan Symphony in which he impersonated faithfully some of the world's most celebrated composers, such as Gounod,…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-04-30
Summary:

The newest indoor sports is shooting at motion pictures. A contributor to 'The Du Pont Magazine' (Wilmington, Del.) writes that motion-picture shooting-galleries have been installed at most of the large outdoor resorts, which a picture is flashed on a screen which consists of three…

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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…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-05-17
Summary:

Nazimova's latest vehicle for the display of her extraordinary acting abilities has drawn crowded houses to the Coronet over the Weekend. It is doubtful if any screen star, not even excepting Mary Pickford, has managed to get such a following in so short a time as the famous little Russian…

15
Headline: A New Magazine
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-10-29
Summary:

We have received from the publishers, the Oxford University Press, a copy of 'Outward Bound,' a new monthly illustrated magazine, the first issue of which was published on September 21st. The first number has some interesting matter, including the serial story mentioned, 'Cinema…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-03-09
Summary:

As in G. H. Mewes's article in London Magazine, an interesting point was that, it said that a photograph of a hill covered with salt was used in the Goldwyn production 'The Silver Horde.' The Coronet Theatre is going to show the production. If the snow-effects obtained in the film…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-04-18 - 1921-04-18
Summary:

Tonight till Thursday, positively four nights only, episodes 3 and 4 of 'Pirate Gold.' Also showing Harry Pollard in 'Park Your Car,' British Gazette and Pathe Screen Magazine. Illustration included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-05-07 - 1921-05-10
Summary:

A special selection, the most beautiful and well-known Ruth Clifford in Douglas Gerrard's production, 'The Cabaret Girl,' in 5 parts, 'Over the Sea Waves' and New Screen Magazine. Booking must in advance.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-05-07
Summary:

What would you do if you loved a girl and your mother disliked her? This is the question for you to answer when you see 'The Cabaret Girl' tonight at the Hongkong Theatre. It is a most amusing picture in which Ruth Clifford takes the leading role. And another laughable comedy in two…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-05-07
Summary:

Hongkong Theatre will be showing Ruth Clifford's 'The Cabaret Girl.' A laughable comedy in two parts from the New Magazine Screen will also be given. Other films included 'Over the Ocean Waves' and 'The Fatal Fortune.'