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: 1921-12-28
Summary:

The City of Purple Dreams' was shown at the World Theatre yesterday. The picture is based on a novel written by Edwin Baird, and was produced by Colin Campbell. Meanwhile, Thomas Santschi takes the leading role, together with Bessie Eyton and Fritzi Brunette. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-12-28
Summary:

The City of Purple Dreams' attracted large house yesterday in World Theatre. The picture is based on a novel written by Edwin Baird, and was produced by Colin Campbell. Thomas Santschi is cast in the leading role. Bessie Eyton and Fritzi Brunette were the leading ladies. Film synopsis…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1898-03-29 - 1898-03-29
Summary:

Performance of Carl Hertz, the greatest conjuror of the age. Also do not fail to see the animated pictures in colours in the Cinematographe, 20 popular and pleasing subjects. Edwin Geach is the Manager.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1898-03-30 - 1898-03-30
Summary:

Performance of Carl Hertz and Mdlle D'Alton. Also do not fail to see the animated pictures in colours in the Cinematographe, 20 popular and pleasing subjects. Booking at the Robinson Piano Co. Edwin Geach is the Manager.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1912-09-09
Summary:

Messrs. Ramos are offering a novel attraction at the Victoria Theatre, a performance by Mr. E. Hill, an electrical cartoonist. The pictures are as usual highly entertaining, especially the representation of Dickens' 'Edwin Drood.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1898-03-28 - 1898-03-28
Summary:

Positively starts Saturday Evening Next, in the first appearance of an established London favourite, Carl Hertz, assisted by Mdlle. D'Alton. Up-to-date, the original and marvellous Cinematographe, selection from 20 subjects, recently the craze of the West. The company is under the…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-12-28
Summary:

The magnificent picture, 'The City of Purple Dreams,' in six parts attracted a large house yesterday at the World Theatre and is only to be shown for two days more, today and tomorrow at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m. This picture is based on a novel written by Edwin Baird and was produced by…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1898-03-29 - 1898-03-29
Summary:

Performance by the marvellous Carl Hertz, assisted by Mdlle. D'Alton. Do not fail to see the Absolute Marvel of the Age, Animated Pictures in colours in the Cinematographe. The company is under the management of Edwin Geach, and Harry Lyons is the agent. Booking at the Robinson Piano Co.…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-01-09
Summary:

The Heart Line,' starring Leah Baird at the World Theatre today, is a sincere effort on the part of its producers, the Leah Baird Film Corporation Inc., to expose those who use a divine gift for fraudulent purposes. The picturization of Gelett Burgess' novel is not an argument for or…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1898-04-03 - 1898-04-03
Summary:

Overwhelming success of the performances of Carl Hertz and Mdlle. D'Alton. Do not fail to see the truly marvellous Cinematographe, startling and up-to-date subjects, 200 [sic] animated pictures in colours. The company is under the management of Edwin Geach, and Harry Lyons is the agent.…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1898-04-05 - 1898-04-05
Summary:

Crowded evening to witness the marvellous performance of Carl Hertz and Mdlle. D'Alton. Do not miss seeing the truly marvellous life like Cinematographe, 20 popular & pleasing subjects, animated pictures in colours, absolutely the talke of the city. The company is under the management…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1898-03-30 - 1898-03-30
Summary:

The coming sensation starts Saturday Evening Next, in the first appearance of an established London favourite, Carl Hertz, assisted by Mdlle. D'Alton. Up-to-date, the original and marvellous Cinematographe, selection from 20 subjects, recently the craze of the West. The company is under the…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1898-03-31 - 1898-04-02
Summary:

The coming sensation starts Saturday Evening Next, in the first appearance of an established London favourite, Carl Hertz, assisted by Mdlle. D'Alton. Up-to-date, the original and marvellous Cinematographe, selection from 20 subjects, recently the craze of the West, including the Great…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-03-05 - 1923-03-05
Summary:

Leah Baird in 'When the Devil Drives.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-07-25 - 1923-07-27
Summary:

See Leah Baird in 'Don't Doubt Your Wife.'

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-07-25 - 1923-07-27
Summary:

Tonight, Leah Baird in 'Don't Doubt Your Wife.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1898-04-06 - 1898-04-06
Summary:

First presentation of the Great Illusion 'Noah's Ark', second edition of the truly marvellous and up-tp-date Cinematographe including 'A Call on the London Fire Brigade,' 'Greco-Turkish War' and 'A Gun Boat in Full Action.' Under the distinguished…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-03-02 - 1923-03-03
Summary:

An Associated Exhibitors special production, Leah Baird in 'When the Devil Drives.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-03-02 - 1923-03-03
Summary:

An Associated Exhibitors special production, Leah Baird in 'When the Devil Drives.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-07-25 - 1923-07-25
Summary:

Don't Doubt Your Wife,' take her to see Leah Baird.