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: 1910-11-21
Summary:

A packed house witnessed the performance at the Bijou Theatre on Saturday evening. The films shown by the biorama were exceptionally good, and two especially were about the test we have seen in Hongkong. We refer to 'The Use of the Lasso on the Plains of Celebes' and the 'East of…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-11-26 - 1910-12-02
Summary:

Every night at 7.00 and 9.00 o'clock. Matinees Saturdays and Sundays at 4.00 p.m. World's pictures, Vaudeville performance by Mr. Elliott, Mr. A. Colins and Mr. Stephenson; Price details included

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-11-28
Summary:

The programme at the above popular hall was entirely changed on Saturday night when a good audience assembled for the nine o'clock performance. The biorama exhibited splendid pictures. Mr. Stephenson, A. Collins, Mr. Elliott's performances were good.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1910-11-29 - 1910-12-01
Summary:

Every night at 7.00 and 9.00 o'clock; matinees on Saturdays and Sundays at 4 p.m. World's pictures, exhibition of club swinging, Mr. A. Collins, cornet soloist Mr. Elliott and Mr. Stephenson, a dramatic humourist. 7 p.m. 50, 30, and 20 cents; 9 p.m. $1.00, 70 and 40 cents; special…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-07-21
Summary:

Films of Sir J. Forbes-Robertson and Miss Gertrude Elliott have been taken by the Gaumont Film Hire Service. Most of the scenes were 'staged' in the studio. It is stated that 'Hamlet,' when completed, will be about a mile long, and will cost about 10,000 pounds.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-06-22
Summary:

The Great Duncan and his variety company, with Miss Maxine Elliott, at the Victoria Theatre performed several box tricks and placed members of audiences under hypnotic influence. His clever work received appreciation from the audience.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1917-04-10
Summary:

Mr. C. R. Bosworth and Mr. Joseph deFrenes, photographers of the Lyman H. Howe Films Company, had many new and novel experiences in making the new picture 'The Manufacture of a Motor Car' recently filmed at the Willys-Overland Factory, Toledo, Ohio, U.S.A.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-08-20
Summary:

The Silver Girl' is the seventh of Pathe's extra selected star photo-plays, which the Victoria Theatre management is showing tomorrow night. 'The Silver Girl' introduces that sterling character actor, Frank Keenan, in yet another new type of character. We saw him as a…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-05-08 - 1920-05-08
Summary:

Sing hey for the days of the bold Buccaneer! H. W. Ray announces the re-issue of a famous Triangle play, 'Daphne and the Pirate' featuring Lillian Gish and Elliott Dexter, a realistic picture of France under Louis Quinze, of the slave market of New Orleans, and of the Black Flag on the…

10
Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-05-08 - 1920-05-10
Summary:

Tonight at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., overture: Coronet orchestra; Pathe's British Gazette No. 625; Lonesome Luke, Bartender (Rolin Comedy) and Lillian Gish in Triangle's 'Daphne and the Pirate' in 5 parts. Today at 2.30 p.m., tonight at 7.15 p.m., 'Elmo, the Mighty'…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-04-04
Summary:

The Weekend programme at the Coronet is about the following: the British Gazette, Goldwyn's Lampoons (No.1), a Bray cartoon, 'Help Wanted-Male' featuring Blanche Sweet, and the Snub Pollard in 'Rock-a-Bye Baby.' Besides, 'The Empire of Diamonds' is going to be…

12
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-09-09
Summary:

As a Man Thinks,' featuring Leah Baird, will be shown at the World Theatre. It is the first of a series of pictures adapted from the successful stage play of Augustus Thomas. Henry Clive portrays the role of husband, while Mlle. Elaine Amazar acts as the artist's model. Others in the…

13
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-09-10
Summary:

As a Man Thinks,' a Four Star production featuring Leah Baird, Henry Clive, Mile. Elaine Amazar, Betty Howe, Warburton Gamble, Alexander Herbert and Charles C. Brandt, will be shown at the World Theatre on Saturday.

14
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-02-07 - 1922-02-09
Summary:

Today at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m. performances, Ethel Clayton with Elliott Dexter and Theodore Robert [sic] in 'The Girl Who Came Back.' At 2.30 and 7.15 p.m. performances, 10 and 11 epis. Of 'Diamond Queen' featuring Eileen Sedgwick. Booking at the Theatre.

15
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-04-21
Summary:

A special production from Jesse L. Lassy [sic] will be screened at the World Theatre today in which Elliot [sic] Dexter and Gloria Swanson will lead the role in 'For Better, For Worse.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-04-21
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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-04-21
Summary:

The World Theatre is presenting 'For Better, For Worse,' starring Elliott Dexter and Gloria Swanson. The film was directed by Cecil B. DeMille.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-05-27
Summary:

Adapted from H. V. Esmond's play, made famous by Nat Goodwin and Maxime Elliott, 'When We Were Twenty-One' presents Mr. Warner at the World Theatre tonight. The youth is played by James Morrison, and the girl is played by Claire Anderson. At the same time, Christine Mayo plays the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-09-26
Summary:

The Daughter of the Wolf,' in which Lila Lee and Elliot Dexter take the leading parts, is now an attraction at the Star Theatre. Film synopsis included.