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: 1905-09-02
Summary:

Introducing two excellent attractions: The Wheelers, group of trick riders and Dante, a conjurer, from the performance of The Gaiety Stars Entertainment Company, which opened a short season in the Theatre Royal. Other than that, the rest of the performers include: singing and dancing by Mr Eric…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1905-09-02
Summary:

Mr. Will Holmsworth's Co. opened their season last night at the theatre Royal, and the show is nothing short of successful. Mr. Eric Hewell, Miss Ruby Maxwell, Miss Maud Larele, and Miss Lancy Stewart performed in the first part. The first part of the programme concluded with a refined and…

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Headline: The Gaiety Star
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1905-09-07
Summary:

At the Theatre Royal last evening the Gaiety Stars Theatrical Company gave their first change of programme and it proved to be such as to meet with the approval of the audience. A review on the Wheelers, Dante, Mr. Eric Howell and new set of biograph pictures had been provided.

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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: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-12-01
Summary:

Despite strong counter attractions, the Victoria Theatre was well crowded last night, when the Howitt Phillips Company made a welcome reappearance after a successful season in the North. The play staged was 'Peg o' My Heart.' Miss Doris Phillips, Miss Isobel Fladgate, Mr.Wheeler…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-12-02
Summary:

There was a packed house at the Victoria Theatre last night, when the Howitt Phillips Company concluded its brief season here with the farcical comedy. 'What the Butler Saw.' The principal parts were in the hands of Mr. Wheeler Dryden, Mr. Charles Howitt and Miss Gertrude Godart, all…

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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: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-10-21 - 1918-10-23
Summary:

October 21st and 23rd, 9.15 p.m. performance, Baby Marie Osborne in 'Little Mary Sunshine.' Special engagement of Wheeler Dryden (late principal comedian, Howitt Philips company), etc. Booking at Anderson's.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-10-21
Summary:

The appearance of Mr. Wheeler Dryden was well remembered. He gave nice songs and the picture part of the programmes included a five part story 'Little Mary Sunshine' featuring Baby Marie Osborn [sic], a gazette and a funny comic.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1918-10-22 - 1918-10-23
Summary:

October 20-23. Performance. Baby Marie Osborne in 'Little Mary Sunshine.' Special engagement of Wheeler Dryden (Late principal comedian, Howitt-Phillips Company).

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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.