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: 1908-09-12
Summary:

Numbers of singers, including Miss Rosita Diralda, Miss Violet Russel, orchestra under Mr F. Gonzales, Mr Donald Harvey, Mr Harry Gould, Mr Leckie, Signor Torras, Miss Giralda, had been performed and number of films had been shown in the middle of the events, firstly 'Her first Bike Ride,…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1908-09-14
Summary:

Miss Giralda was accorded a special benefit performance on Friday in Alexandra Cinema-Theatre. The house was crowded, and the films were excellent. Performances also by Messrs. Leckie, Gould and Grover, and Mr. Forras.

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Headline: The Opium Case
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-12-10
Summary:

Mr. Hazeland heard further evidence in the case in which Edmund Walter Hickrath, 31, merchant, of England, Ethel Rearden, 37, widow, of New York, and Madam Emich Delcaire, 32, of France. The witness did not know that the defendant was posing as a cinematograph proprietor.

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Headline: The Opium Case
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-12-16
Summary:

Mr. Hazeland heard further evidence in the case in which Edmund Walter Hickrath, 31, merchant, of England, Ethel Rearden, 37, widow, of New York, and Madam Emich Delcaire, 32, of France. A witness said Cohen told her the boxes contained cinema films.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1918-12-28
Summary:

The Coronet Theatre is offering from tonight until the end of the year, another great Fox picture, 'The Walls of Jericho,' featuring Edmund Breese. This film has been adapted from the famous play by Alfred Sutro. The play ran for two years at the Garrick Theatre, London, and one year…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-05-19 - 1919-05-19
Summary:

1. 'The Symbol of Sacrifice,' in 7 parts (10,000 feet) produced by African Film Productions Ltd and dealing with Zulu War; 2. 'A Turf Conspiracy,' a Broadwest all-British super-productions on Nat Gould's novel and featuring England's foremost cinema stars, Violet…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-07-21 - 1919-07-24
Summary:

Tonight, all British programme including Nat Gould's famous racing drama 'A Turf Conspiracy' featuring Violet Hopson and Gerald Ames. Booking at Robinson's.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-07-21 - 1919-07-24
Summary:

July 21st, 22nd, 23rd and 24th at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., all British programme, including Nat Gould's famous racing drama, 'A Turf Conspiracy' featuring Violet Hopson and Gerald Ames. Booking at Robinson's.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-07-21 - 1919-07-21
Summary:

Tonight, Violet Hopson and Gerald Ames, England's leading cinema stars in the big Broadwest production, 'A Turf Conspiracy,' founded on Nat Gould's famous racing story of the same name.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-07-21 - 1919-0721
Summary:

July 21, 22, 23 and 24, at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., all British programme, including Nat Gould's famous racing drama, 'A Turf Conspiracy,' featuring Violet Hopson and Gerald Ames. Booking at Robinson's.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-07-22
Summary:

The show at the Coronet is especially interesting as being the first big British production to be brought to Hongkong, including pictures from Violet Hopson and Gerald Ames. 'A Truf Conspiracy' founded on Nat Gould's famous sporting story.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1920-04-26
Summary:

A new star – Mrs. Frank Jay Gould, formerly the wife of the American millionaire, tennis champion – is to shine in the cinema firmament. She was well-known when Miss Edie Kelly as a 'Gaiety' girl and her marriage to Mr. Gould was one of the matrimonial sensations of 1910. Mrs. Gould…

13
Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-05-05 - 1920-05-07
Summary:

May 5th, 6th and 7th, 1920, at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Metro presents Edmund Breese in 'The Lure of Heart's Desire' in 5 parts. Also '$500 or Bust!', Pathe News and the Royal Hawaiian Quartette. Ordinary prices. 7.15 p.m., 'Elmo the Mighty' episodes 1 and 2.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-10-08
Summary:

A de luxe drama of the turn reminiscent of Nat Gould in his best moments, attracted a good audience to the World Theatre last night when it was first screened. 'A Gentleman Rider' is a typical British film, cleanly conceived and sustained with a natural interest which does not impose…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-03-14 - 1922-03-20
Summary:

Watch for the opening date of 'Madonnas and Men' at the World Theatre. March 15 & 17 Remarks: All-star cast including Edmund Lowe, Evan Burrows [sic] Fontaine, Anders Randolf, Faire Binney, Gustav von Seyffertitz, Raye Dean. Illustrations included. March 17 Remarks: Produced by…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-03-15 - 1922-03-15
Summary:

Madonnas and Men,' the gigantic masterpiece of the year, with an all-star cast, including Edmund Lowe, Even Burroughs Fontaine, Anders Randolf, Faire Binney, Gustav von Seyffertitz and Raye Dean, scene from the B. A. Rolfe production, produced by Jans Pictures Inc. Watch the opening date.…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-03-16 - 1922-03-17
Summary:

Commencing Friday, the 17th instant, 'Madonnas and Men,' the gigantic masterpiece of the year with an all star cast including Edmund Lowe, Evan Burroughs Fontaine, Anders Randolf, Faire Binney, Gustav von Seyffertitz, Raye Dean. Usual prices. Picture included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-03-22
Summary:

Hongkong Theatre will screen the five parts drama 'The Double Standard' in Hongkong the matinee and 9.15 pm performances day. The film is featuring Roy Stewart and Joseph Gould [sic]. After the interval, new scenes from the Screen magazine and Universal comedies will be shown. The 12th…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-06-15 - 1922-06-19
Summary:

Ivan Abramson's absorbing drama, 'Someone Must Pay,' starring Gail Kane, Edumund [sic] Breese and Jackie Saunders. June 15 Remarks: Review included. June 16 Remarks: The cast also includes Hugh Thompson, Jere Austin and Baby Dorothy Arnold. Photo included. June 19 Remakrs: Photo…