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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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1912-12-26 - 1912-12-27
Summary:

The Shepherdess (played by children); current events - Ulster Day in Belfast, Wallace Memorial at Paisley, Great Fire at New Jersey and The Follies in new songs and stunts; Madames Swift, Spencer, Rowley in all new turns; 7.15 pictures only.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-07-19
Summary:

It will be remembered, says the 'Times of Ceylon,' that some time ago a proposal that entertainments should be provided for coolies on estates afforded a rare opportunity for local humorists to exercise their wit. We believe that it was Mr. Wallace Westland who brought the news that in…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-11-29
Summary:

Remarking, at London Sessions, on the number of boys who went astray, Mr. Robt. Wallace said that many who came before him owed their position to having been influenced by pictures of burglaries and thefts at cinematograph shows. His lordship said that not a session passed in which there was not…

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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: 1917-04-23
Summary:

On Monday at the matinee several pictures including a five part film 'The Woman,' comedy 'The Golden Chance' with Cleo Ridgely and Wallace Res [sic] and a drama 'Rufus Wallingford' that deals with modern life and 'Are you a Mason?' will be shown. Those who…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-06-21
Summary:

Among the witnesses before the Cinema Commission in London recently was Dr. Moore Ede, Dean of Worcester who described the results of visits to four picture theatres in Worcester and of inquiries made in elementary schools as to the effects of pictures shows. He had not found any indecency but a…

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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.