A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Headline: Keaton Comedy
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-03-28
Summary:

Buster Keaton feature comedy, 'Three Ages,' is being shown at Queen's Theatre. Other cast included Margaret Leahy and Wallace Beery. The film is directed by Buster Keaton and Eddie Cline, from the story of Jean Havez, Joe Mitchell and Clyde Bruckman. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-06-13
Summary:

Last night, Queen's Theatre screened the First National attraction 'Circus Days' featuring Jackie Coogan who is famous for his roles in 'My Boy' and 'Daddy.' This Sol Lesser presentation is an adaptation of James Otis's story 'Toby Tyler or Ten Weeks…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-06-13
Summary:

The wistful little figure of 'My Boy' and 'Daddy' is given a part in the First National picture, 'Circus Days,' that seems better suited to his talents than anything else he has done for the silent drama. 'Circus Days,' as presented by Sol Lesser, is a…

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Headline: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-03-26
Summary:

Margaret Leahy, who plays opposite Buster Keaton in Metro feature comedy, 'Three Ages,' which comes to the Queen's Theatre today. Other cast included Wallace Beery, Joe Roberts, Lillian Lawrence and Horace 'Cupid' Morgan. The film is directed by Buster Keaton and Eddie…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-03-28
Summary:

The 'grandeur that was Rome' lives again at the Queen's Theatre, where Buster Keaton's first full-length feature comedy, 'Three Ages,' is being shown. Keaton is supported by Margaret Leahy and Wallace Beery among others of an able cast. 'Three Ages' is a…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-06-12
Summary:

Amid the fanfare of trumpets, the piercing notes of a steam calliope, Jackie Coogan runs away and joins a circus in his latest First National picture, 'Circus Days,' which comes to the Queen's Theatre today. 'Circus Days' is adapted from James Otis's noted story,…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-03-26
Summary:

Three Ages,' Buster Keaton's first full-length feature, comes to the Queen's Theatre today. Keaton has deserted the two-reel slap-stick comedies, and will henceforth star in comedies of feature attraction. 'Three Ages' is classed as a burlesque on love, marriage and…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-06-11
Summary:

Jackie Coogan and a great circus are coming to town. Sol Lesser presents Jackie in this successor to the same producer's presentation of 'Oliver Twist,' and the name of the lavish picture which will be shown at the Queen's Theatre tomorrow is 'Circus Days.' It is a…

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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…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-05-26
Summary:

London, April 22 – At a special interview with Mr C. F. Higham, M. P., who is the Managing Director of the recently formed Alliance Film Corporation, he told me something of the company's immediate plans. They have been lucky enough to secure Matheson Lang to play the part he created in…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-07-20
Summary:

The film 'After Five,' in which Edward Abeles figures in the leading role, will run on until Friday night in Hongkong Theatre. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-06-22
Summary:

The fine new Pathe film of the funeral of the late King Edward VII will be shown in the Salon Cinematograph (Flower Street) tonight, Thursday and Friday at 9:15 p.m., and not in the theatre as previously notified.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-05-31
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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-07-23
Summary:

Through the efforts of Edward Laemmle, nephew of Carl Laemmle of Universal and William F. Alder [sic], a member of the Southern California Academy of Science, one of the most interesting, amusing and educational pictures seen has been presented to the screen and comes to the Hongkong Theatre…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-07-18
Summary:

Shameen, July 15 – A cinematograph exhibition was given on the Shameen sports ground on the 6th and 9th inst. The chief feature of the show was a magnificent film depicting scenes at the funeral of his late Majesty, King Edward the VII. Some other most excellent films were also shown, and a most…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1907-09-17 - 1907-10-26
Summary:

New Films arrive weekly, price 43 cents per metre (Straits Currency). F. Dreyfus is the sole agent for The Straits, Burmah, Java, Sumatra, Siam, Hongkong, The Philippines, etc.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1907-10-31 - 1907-11-14
Summary:

New Films arrive weekly, price 43 cents per metre (Straits Currency). F. Dreyfus of the Boston Steamship Company, is the sole agent for The Straits, Burmah, Java, Sumatra, Siam, Hongkong, The Philippines, etc.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-07-05
Summary:

Two reasons why residents should visit the Coronet today: Firstly, A Metro production, featuring Viola Dana and entitled 'The Offshore Pirate.' It is an adaptation from F. Scott Fitzgerald's story. Miss Lana is supported by Jack Mulhall, Edward Jobson, Edward Cecil and the well-…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-06-23
Summary:

An intensely interesting film showing the funeral of King Edward VII as it took place in London last month was exhibited for the first time in the Salon Cinema, Wyndham Street. The film, which was in three long sections, was extremely clear. All the notabilities, His Majesty the King and the…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-08-27 - 1923-09-15
Summary:

Eileen Percy and Helen Jerome Eddy in Booth Tarkington's masterpiece, 'The Flirt,' a Universal Jewel production, featuring Edward Hearn, Lydia Knott, Harold Goodwin and Bert Roach. September 10, 12, 13, 14 & 15 Remarks: Illustration included.