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: 1908-07-08
Summary:

The Governor, Sir Frederick Lugard, has graciously promised to open the Flood Relief Bazaar. The committee begged to acknowledge with thanks the gifts and donations. Mr. Chan Mong Loong, in particular, offered his cinematograph for 7 days free of charge, but on account of lack of accommodation…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-12-04
Summary:

Mr. Howard A. Kennedy, of the editorial staff of the London 'Times,' has travelled far and wide and is consequently an interesting subject to have a chat with. He and his daughter are at present making Hongkong their half-way house on a journey round the world. Mr. Kennedy described…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-06-26 - 1916-06-26
Summary:

A Great Chaplin and Keystone Night; Film screening of 'Blue Blood' (4 parts); Grand Benefit Night for Sapper Dyson; Coming film: 'New Exploits of Elaine' featuring Pearl White and Craig Kennedy

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-06-27 - 1916-06-29
Summary:

A Great Chaplin and Keystone Night; Film screening of 'Blue Blood' (4 parts); Grand Benefit Night for Sapper Dyson; Coming film: 'New Exploits of Elaine' featuring Pearl White and Craig Kennedy

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-11-09
Summary:

A verdict of 'Death from misadventure' was returned at the inquest on Edith Louise Koester, 35, formerly a film actress who was found dead in bed at her rooms in Guilford-street Russell square. She was accustomed to takimg vernal to overcome insomnia, and a quantity of the drug was…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-05-07 - 1917-05-07
Summary:

Daniel Frohman presents Mary Pickford in 'Rags', story by Edith Barnard Delano, produced by Famous Players Film Co.; Pictures included

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-07-12 - 1919-07-12
Summary:

Tonight, Antonio Moreno and Edith Storey in 'Aladdin From Broadway.' British Gazette No. 534- 535 and comedy. Sunday, showing Henrik Ibsen's world-famous play 'Ghosts.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-07-12 - 1919-07-12
Summary:

Today at 2.30, 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Antonio Moreno and Edith Storey in 'Aladdin from Broadway.' Also British Gazette No. 534-535 and comedy. Sunday 13th at 9.15 p.m., showing Henrik Ibsen's world-famous play, 'Ghosts,' etc.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-07-12 - 1919-07-12
Summary:

Today at 2.30, 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Antonio Moreno and Edith Storey in 'Aladdin From Broadway.' British Gazette No. 534-535 and Comedy. Sunday, 13th at 9.15 p.m., showing Henrik Ibsen's world-famous play 'Ghosts.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-07-23 - 1919-07-25
Summary:

23rd, 24th and 25th July, showing 'A Price for Folly,' an exclusive Vitagraph film with a powerful story in 5 featuring the two favourite stars, Edith Storey and Antonio Morino [sic]. Also various comics. Booking at the theatre.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-07-23
Summary:

Tonight the Hongkong Theatre is showing an exclusive Vitagraph film featuring two stars, Edith Storey and Antonio Moreno. The play is entitled 'A price for Folly.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-07-23 - 1919-07-25
Summary:

July 23, 24 and 25, showing 'A Price for Folly,' an exclusive Vitagraph film with a powerful story in 5 parts, featuring the two favorite stars, Edith Storey and Antonio Moreno. Saturday 26 at 9.15 p.m., see 'The Fall of a Nation' in 7 parts. Matinee and 7.15 p.m. performance…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-01-22 - 1920-01-22
Summary:

Goldwyn presents Mabel Normand in 'Dodging a Million' by Edgar Selwyn and A. M. Kennedy. Illustration included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-03-25 - 1920-03-27
Summary:

For four nights only, commencing Saturday 27th, March 1920, at 9.15 p.m. only, the moral uplift society of America presents the powerful photoplay, 'It May Be Your Daughter,' a pleasing story, beautiful photography and splendid acting by an admirable cast, Edith Thornton, Hugh Thompson…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-03-25 - 1920-03-30
Summary:

Tonight until Tuesday at 9.15 p.m., the Moral Uplift Society of America presents 'It May Be Your Daughter.' At 5.15 p.m., William Fox presents Betty Nansen in 'A Woman's Temptation' [sic]. At 7.15 p.m., Kathleen Clifford in 'Who is Number One' episodes Nos. 10…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1920-09-07 - 1920-09-08
Summary:

Tonight, Madge Kennedy in 'The Danger Game.' Pathe news and 'Fresh Paint.' At 7.15 p.m., 'Little Red Decides.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-09-07 - 1920-09-10
Summary:

Tonight at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Madge Kennedy in 'The Danger Game.' Also Pathe News and 'Fresh Paint.' At 7.15 p.m., 'Little Red Decides.' September 9 & 10 Remarks: At 7.15 p.m., 'A Daughter of the Poor.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-09-07 - 1920-09-10
Summary:

Tonight at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Madge Kennedy in 'The Danger Game.' Also Pathe News and 'Fresh Paint.' At 7.15 p.m., 'Little Red Decides.' September 9 & 10 Remarks: 7.15 p.m. programme changes to 'A Daughter of the Poor.'

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1920-09-09 - 1920-09-10
Summary:

Tonight, Madge Kennedy in 'The Danger Game.' Pathe news and 'Fresh Paint.' At 7.15 p.m., 'A Daughter of the Poor.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1920-10-06 - 1920-10-12
Summary:

Tonight, Triangle Film Corporation presents Belle Bennett and Roy Stewart in 'Bond of Fear' by Edith Kennedy.