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: 1923-12-20
Summary:

A Small Town Idol,' one of the few productions Mack Sennett has made in six-reel proportions, comes to the Coronet Theatre today beginning an engagement limited to four days. The cast includes Ben Turpin, Phyllis Haver, Marie Prevost, Charlie [sic] Murray, Jimmy Finlayson, Kalla Pasha and…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-12-20
Summary:

Dr. Sherwood Eddy, a social worker of the Chinese Church Union who had delivered a series of lectures at the Chinese Y.M.C.A., addressed a large audience in the World Theatre at 8 o'clock yesterday morning. The lecture was specially arranged by the four big emporiums, the Sincere, Sun, Wing…

3
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-12-05
Summary:

There was a full house at the Hongkong Theatre last night, having Paramount feature entitled 'The Kiss' which is well received. Other items on the programme included the Gazette and two comic 'Eddie's Night Out' and 'Love's Strategy.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-02-26 - 1921-03-01
Summary:

Sherry' in 7 parts, 'June Madness' featuring Eddie Bolland [sic]. Phone 1743.

5
Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-12-08 - 1917-12-10
Summary:

Screening of 'The Course of Greed'; Coming film: 'The Gray Ghost' featuring Eddie Polo

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-12-11 - 1917-12-11
Summary:

Screening of 'The Course of Greed' and 'Barcelona and its Mysteries'; Coming film: 'The Gray Ghost' featuring Eddie Polo

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-08-02 - 1921-08-02
Summary:

Will Rogers in 'Laughing Bill Hyde' and Eddie Bolland [sic] in 'The Sleepy Head.'

8
Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-12-01 - 1917-12-04
Summary:

Screening of 'The Secret of the Submarine' (last episode), 'The Laws of Honour' and Comic; Coming film: 'The Gray Ghost' featuring Eddie Polo

9
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-02-26 - 1921-03-01
Summary:

Today at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, 'Sherry' in 7 parts. Also 'June Madness' featuring Eddie Bolland [sic].

10
Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-12-05 - 1917-12-07
Summary:

Screening of 'Barcelona and its Mysteries' (6th episode) and 'Bucking Society' (Triangle Keystone); Coming film: 'The Gray Ghost' featuring Eddie Polo

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-08-02 - 1921-08-03
Summary:

Today at 5.45 and 9.15, Will Rogers in 'Laughing Bill Hyde.' Also Eddie Boland in 'The Sleepyhead.'

12
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-08-02 - 1921-08-02
Summary:

Today at 5.45 and 9.15, Will Rogers in 'Laughing Bill Hyde.' Eddie Bolland [sic] in 'The Sleepyhead.'

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-02-09 - 1920-02-09
Summary:

Tonight at 5.15 and 7.15 p.m., the sensational transatlantic serial, 'The Circus King,' featuring the daredevil of the screen, Eddie Polo. The only new serial film at present in Hongkong.

14
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-12-09 - 1922-12-09
Summary:

Sunday 10th, 6 and 9.15 p.m., Eddie Lyons and Lee Moran in 'A Shocking Night.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-02-09 - 1920-02-09
Summary:

Tonight at 5.15 and 7.15 p.m., Eddie Polo in 'The Circus King,' episodes 1 and 2. Tonight at 9.15 p.m., final performance of 'The Better ‘Ole.' Usual prices. Booking at the theatre.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-06-09 - 1917-06-09
Summary:

Screening of 'Liberty' (3rd episode) featuing Eddie Polo and Marie Walcamp, 'War Gazette' and 'His Guilding Star'

17
Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-05-30 - 1917-06-01
Summary:

Screening of Pathe's 'Under the Tricolour', 'Brotherly Love' and War Graphic; Coming film: 'Liberty' featuring Eddie Polo and Maril Walcamp

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-11-16
Summary:

The star film at the World Theatre is a five-part drama entitled 'Betrayed.' Film synopsis included. Other films are the Pathe News and a couple of good comedies. At the matinees, two further episodes of 'King of the Circus,' featuring Eddie Polo, are being screened.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-12-13 - 1921-12-15
Summary:

Today 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Virginia Faire and Leonard Clapham in a Universal special attraction, 'Under Northern Lights.' Also Eddie Lyons and Lee Moran in a Jewel comedy, 'Roman Romeos.' 2.30 and 7.15 p.m. performances, Eddie Polo in 'King of Circus,' 16 and 17…

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-06-02 - 1917-06-02
Summary:

Screening of 'Liberty' (1st and 2nd episodes) featuring Eddie Polo and Marie Walcamp, Pathe's War News and Wiffles Love Romance