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: 1918-09-14 - 1918-09-17
Summary:

From Saturday 14th to Tuesday 17th September, 'The Secret Kingdom' episodes 5 and 6 and Essanay and Keystone comics. Wednesday 18th September, an all Charlie Chaplin programme, come and see the million-dollar world's laugh-maker.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-05-05
Summary:

Mr. Ray, the manager of the Coronet has a knack for pleasing his patrons by selecting 'The Desert Man' to screen and have been drawing a bumper house for the past few days. The film was starred by William S. Hart. An Essanay Comedy featuring Charlie Chaplin is also being screened.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-09-14 - 1918-09-17
Summary:

The fifth and sixth episodes of 'The Secret Kingdom' from Saturday 14th to Tuesday 17th September, including Essanay and Keystone comics. All Charlie-Chaplin Programme on Wednesday, 18th September.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-08-22 - 1916-08-23
Summary:

The Black Box,' 3rd episode of the great mystery serial; 'The Pocket Wireless' in 2 parts; 'The Life of Georges Carpentier' in 3 parts, a sporting drama featuring Georges Carpentier, the great french boxer, and showing all his big fights, training, etc.; 'Italian…

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Headline: Palisade
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1916-08-29 - 1916-09-01
Summary:

(Out-of-door pictures, location near post office, Kowloon) The sixth episode of 'The Black Box' (by Universal) in 2 parts are displayed tonight. Photo of the actor (Herbert Rawlinson) included. A drama 'The Wreck'in 3 parts. Drama including Under Desperation's Spur (by…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-12-31
Summary:

The first 'super' film at the Coronet Theatre, 'Jack and the Beanstalk,' which has been succeeded at the evening presentation by another Fox film, 'The Walls of Jericho.' The film has wonderful acting and photography. Film synopsis included. Also, an amusing comedy…

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Headline: Palisade
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1916-08-22 - 1916-08-24
Summary:

(Out-of-door pictures, location near post office, Kowloon) 'The Pocket Wireless' in 2 parts and 'The Black Box' (by Universal) are displayed tonight. Photo of the actor (Herbert Rawlinson) included. A drama in 3 parts, 'The Life of Georgi Carpentier' [sic],…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-09-19 - 1916-09-21
Summary:

A powerful production by the Famous Players Co. 'Leah Kleschina' [sic] in 4 reels, featuring Charlotte [sic] Nillson; 'Pawns in the Game of Life,' a two reel drama by the Universal Company; 'Getting His Man,' cowboy drama by the Bison Co.; 'A Gentleman of…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-08-29 - 1916-08-31
Summary:

Oppenheim's great mystery serial, 6th episode of 'The Black Box' in 2 parts, more perplexing and exciting than ever; 'The Wreck,' a powerful drama by the K. B. Films Co. in 3 parts; 'Under Desperation's Spur,' drama by Kalen; 'Bunny's Scheme,…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-10-19
Summary:

A report from Sydney Sun introduced Charlie Chaplin. The writer had been Mr. Chaplin's guest in Los Angeles for ten days, and under his guidance, met many of the principal stars in filmdom, including Douglas Fairbanks, Mary Pickford, Fanny [sic] Ward, Theda Bara, and William S. Hart. About…