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: 1914-11-07
Summary:

Mr. J. Blake, the manager, of the Victoria Theatre presented a splendid programme last evening at the third of a series of monthly performances in the aid of the War Fund. Performances by Mr. Causey, Mr. Harry Ralph, Pedlar Palmer, Mr. Taylor, Mr. Haycock, Miss Hilda Barry, McArdle, Mr.…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-11-10
Summary:

Friday's Relief Fund performance at the Victoria Theatre included Mr. Harry Ralph and Mr. W. Bassett Cawaey. Mr. Ralph's 'A Voyage of Disaster' monologue was humorous and successful. Performances by Taylor, Haylock, Millar, Palmer, Bombardier McArdle, Douglas and Barry.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-05-20
Summary:

Another very successful patriotic concert was given last night at the Victoria. The Band of the 74th Punjabis played some splendid selections, and one of the bandsmen, Allah Dah, gave a piccolo solo. Miss May Clarke, the Carsons, Mr. Harry Relph, professor Gonzalez, Mr. George Grimble and Mr.…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-06-22 - 1921-06-22
Summary:

Queues half a mile long were observable everywhere where this film was shown! It is 'Alf's Button.' Leslie Henson as Alf and Alma Taylor as the girl. Showing tonight and tomorrow at the Kowloon, Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the Coronet. Picture included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-06-23
Summary:

A very large audience thoroughly enjoyed a splendid programme at Kowloon Theatre. The chief attraction was 'Alf's Button,' an entertainment picture portraying well-known favourites including Leslie Henson and Alma Taylor. The film will be shown at the Coronet on the weekend.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-01-19
Summary:

Priscilla Dean, queen of cinema crookdom [sic] since 'The Virgin of Stamboul,' will appear in 'Outside the Law,' which will be shown at the World Theatre. Tod Browning wrote and produced the film as a Universal-Jewel, at an expenditure of a quarter of a million dollars. The…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-02-06
Summary:

Los Angeles, Feb 3-5, the British producer of many well-known films, William Desmond Taylor is murdered. He was shot dead at his house. The police confirmed that robbery was not the motive. It is anticipated that a woman to whose advances Taylor failed to respond, employed a professional gun-man…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-02-06
Summary:

Los Angeles, Feb 3- 5 – The mysterious murder is reported of William Desmond Taylor, a British ex-serviceman and producer of many well-known film plays. On the other hand, Fatty Arbuckle may face a third trial.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-02-07
Summary:

Los Angeles, Feb 5 – Mrs. Robbins, a former wife of Mr. William Desmond Taylor the British film producer whose murder is recorded in yesterday's telegrams, says she is unable to throw any light on the mystery of his death. It is noted that the real name of Taylor was William Cunningham…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-02-08
Summary:

Los Angeles, Feb 6 – The police have detained two men, a cinema actor and a cameraman, in connection with the murder of Mr. Taylor, the British film producer.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-02-11 - 1922-02-11
Summary:

The Coronet: William Desmond Taylor presents 'The Soul of Youth' in 7 parts, Rolin Comedy and Pathe Gazette. Kowloon Theatre: Today at 5.45 & 9.15, Sylvia Breamer & Robert Gordon in 'The Blood Barrier.' Tomorrow, Sunday, 'The Girl in the Web.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-02-11 - 1922-02-11
Summary:

Wm. D. Taylor's production, 'The Soul of Youth,' story of Julia Crawford Ivers.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-02-11 - 1922-02-11
Summary:

The Coronet: William Desmond Taylor presents 'The Soul of Youth,' 7 parts. Also Rolin comedy and Pathe Gazette. Kowloon Theatre: Today at 5.45 and 9.15, Sylvia Breamer and Robert Gordon in 'The Blood Barrier.' Tomorrow, Sunday, 'The Girl in the Web.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-02-11 - 1922-02-11
Summary:

The Coronet: William Desmond Taylor presents 'The Soul of Youth' in 7 parts. Also Rolin Comedy and Pathe Gazette. Kowloon Theatre: Today at 5.45 and 9.15, Sylvia Breamer and Robert Gordon in 'The Blood Barrier.' Tomorrow Sunday, 'The Girl in the Web.'

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Headline: Engaged
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-05-19
16
Headline: Flickers
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-05-26
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-05-26
18
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-06-09
Summary:

After three weeks of investigation, a definite clue to the kinema murder mystery has been obtained. Arrested at Detroit on a charge of forgery, Harry Field, known to the Los Angeles under-world as 'Harry the Chink,' told the police that Mr. Desmond Taylor, the film-director, was…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-07-19 - 1922-07-22
Summary:

William D. Taylor's 'The Furnace' in 7 parts featuring Milton Sills and Agnes Ayers [sic].

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-07-20 - 1922-07-24
Summary:

William D. Taylor's 'The Furnace,' in 7 reels, featuring Wilton Sills and Agnes Ayers. Super-picture at usual prices. Film plot included. July 22 Remarks: Illustration included.