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: 1908-01-23 - 1908-02-04
Summary:

Great Change of Programme. A magnificent film, 'Ali Baba or the Forty Thieves' [sic]. Fregolini, transformist and monologue. Dorothy and her songs. Funny bob-bob (R.A. Macdonald) new songs. Two Performances nightly. Don't forget the address: Des Voeux Road, Pottinger Street.

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Headline: Cinema Perils
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-08-31
Summary:

Sharks have been seen by coastguards off Polperro Cornwall. Mr. Arthur D. Mavity, a member of a film company, who was supposed to rescue a girl (Miss Dorothy Keen) from drowning in Falland Bay was rescued in an exhausted condition.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-11-10 - 1915-11-12
Summary:

Last night, Nov 12, Midnight at Maxim's, the Maxim, Bustanoby and Rector beauties together with Baroness Ormard von Rottenthall, Leo Pirnikoff and Ethel Rose, the cameron girls, Bert Weston and Dorothy Ozuman; special music performance; also Charles Chaplin in the 'Property Man'…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-09-26 - 1916-09-29
Summary:

An exceedingly exciting story in three reels by the Vitagraph Company, 'An Officer and a Gentleman'; a sensational drama 'Living Fear' by the Lubin Company in 2 reels; 'When East Comes West,' smuggling drama; comics: 'Dorothy Dandbridge'; 'Three of a…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-09-26 - 1916-09-29
Summary:

Screening of 'An Officer and A Gentleman' by Vitagraph Company, 'Living Fear' by Lubin Company, 'When East Comes West'; Comics: 'Dorothy Dandbridge', 'Three of A Kind' and 'The New Pupil'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-08-28
Summary:

The week's programme at the Hongkong Theatre is very attractive with Paramount photo-play 'Each Pearl a Tear,' the first five parts of 'A Daughter of the Gods' and another serial 'The Secret Kingdom' featuring Chas. Richman, Dorothy Kelly and Arline Pretty will…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1918-10-23
Summary:

Mr. P. A. Rosario and his happy band of 'stunts' could not have wished to have seen a larger house than that at the Victoria Theatre last night. The 'Stunts' led off with that very amusing farce 'My Lord in Livery' the theme of which is familiar to many, but which…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-10-23
Summary:

The Stunts' was successful and well-received from the audiences last evening. The performers in the programme included: Misses Elfrida Osmund, Dorothy Razavet, Olga Demee, Messrs A. Ramsey, H. Ramsey, D. d' Almada e Castro and Master G. Razavet. More performers included in the second…

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Headline: Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-03-06 - 1919-03-06
Summary:

Tonight! Dorothy Gish in 'Susan Rocks the Boat.'

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Headline: Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-03-06 - 1919-03-08
Summary:

Tonight! Dorothy Gish in 'Susan Rocks the Boat.' Billy West in 'Cupid's Rival.' British Gazette No. 492. Booking at Robinson's.

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Headline: Coronet Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-03-06 - 1919-03-06
Summary:

Tonight, Dorothy Gish in 'Susan Rocks the Boat.' Some picture.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-03-06 - 1919-03-08
Summary:

March 6th, 7th, 8th and 9th, Dorothy Gish in 'Susan Rocks the Boat.' Also Billy Wett [sic] in 'Cupid's Rival' and British Gazette No. 492. Booking at Robinson's.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-03-06
Summary:

The management of the Coronet Theatre believes in moving with the times. Its latest demonstration of the enterprise is the completion of arrangements whereby lighting current is able to run a five-part film without any interruption in its continuity, while it will now also possible to run a five…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-03-06 - 1919-03-08
Summary:

March 6, 7, 8 and 9, 1919, Dorothy Gish in 'Susan Rocks the Boat.' Billy West in 'Cupid's Rival.' British Gazette no. 492. Booking at Robinson's.

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Headline: Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-03-27 - 1919-03-29
Summary:

Tonight, Dorothy Dalton in 'Chicken Casey.' Booking at Robinson's.

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Headline: Coronet Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-03-27 - 1919-03-27
Summary:

Individual tastes differ, but, personally, we have found 'Chicken Casey.' If you do not fall in love with Dorothy Dalton in the title role, you have no business to visit picture shows! We have arranged an entire Gilbert and Sullivan programme.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-03-27 - 1919-03-29
Summary:

Tonight at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Dorothy Dalton in 'Chicken Casey.' Booking at Robinson's.

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Headline: Coronet Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-03-27 - 1919-03-27
Summary:

Thursday to Sunday, 'Chicken Casey' featuring Dorothy Dalton. We have arranged an entire Gilbert and Sullivan programme.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-03-27 - 1919-03-29
Summary:

Tonight at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Dorothy Dalton in 'Chicken Casey.' Booking at Robinson's. March 29 Remarks: Tonight at 2.15, 4.30 and 9.15 p.m.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-07-28 - 1919-07-28
Summary:

When I saw the scene in 'Hell's Hinges' where the crowd goes after the parson, the thought come to me, 'What a surprise if William S. Hart were playing the part of the gentleman in black. The same thought must have occurred to Thos. H. Ince for he has produced this very…