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: 1908-11-16
Summary:

Mrs. May, president of the Ministering Children's League, wants to specially thank Mrs. Tomkins, Mrs. Peter, Mrs. Eves, Miss Loureiro, Mrs Jordan, Mrs. Seth, Mrs. H. W. Bird, for helping Messrs. W. Powell and Company, Messrs Lane Crawford and Company, Wesmann Limited, Chazalon and Company,…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1909-07-29
Summary:

Tonight a benefit performance will be given to the Engel Troupe at the Victoria Cinematograph. Professor E. Fregolini the transformist will give his final performance before proceeding to Europe. A magnificent new film 'Christmas Eve Dream' will also be thrown on the screen.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-10-23
Summary:

It is possible to carry an idea too far. 'The Daily Chronicle' thinks we are on the eve of a boom in British films for cinematograph theatres. The influence of the moving picture craze was felt, it will be remembered, even in the miniature-room of the Royal Academy.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-12-31
Summary:

The lepers of Culion were to have a cinematograph show on Christmas Eve and it was the first time that many of them have seen one.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-08-31 - 1915-09-01
Summary:

On Aug 21, the greatest drama ever produced, 'Eve' in 6 reels, 3,000 ft. long; Pathe's Gazette and interesting historical and comic pictures; 'Lucille Love' will appear shortly in 15 episodes.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-08-31 - 1915-08-31
Summary:

Film screening of 'Eve' (6 parts, 3,000 ft); Screening of Pathe's Gazette; Also interesting historical and comic pictures; Coming film: 'Lucelle Love'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-08-31
Summary:

The Victoria Theatre is showing a magnificent picture, entitled 'Eve,' at the matinee.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-09-01 - 1915-09-02
Summary:

Film screening of 'Eve' (6 parts, 3,000 ft); Screening of Pathe's Gazette; Also interesting historical and comic pictures; Coming film: 'Lucelle Love'

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Headline: Victoria
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-12-20
Summary:

The Friday to Monday show at the Victoria Theatre contains some good features, including a two-part French Comedy 'When a Woman Schemes,' another comic 'Saving the Furniture,' and a dramatic film 'When the Earth Trembled.' Both sets of war pictures are vivid, and…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-09-02 - 1916-09-05
Summary:

Renovated, up-to-date, grand opening night on Sep 2, showing Nordisk's exclusive feature 'The Daughter of Eve' in 5 parts; Gaumont Graphic and Keystone comics.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-09-02 - 1916-09-05
Summary:

Grand opening night screening of Nordisk's 'The Daughter of Eve' in 5 parts, Gaumont Graphic and Keystone Comics

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-09-04
Summary:

The New Hongkong Cinematograph was well filled last evening by an appreciative audience, who thoroughly enjoyed both the pictures and the music. The programme was of a capital description. 'A Daughter of Eve' in five reels, was the premier film. A Gaumont Graphic film was also quite…

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Headline: Victoria
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-10-23
Summary:

At the Victoria Theatre on Friday night, the first two episodes of the new serial 'The Red Circle' were shown and proved very exciting. Two war pictures were screened: 'Approaching the Second Line,' and 'The Battle of the Somme.' As comic relief, a new Wiffles film…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-12-29
Summary:

At the Victoria Theatre tomorrow night (Sunday), the 'Fantastic Stars' will give a special performance in connection with the Bell Vaudeville Company. The entertainment will commence at 9.15 and it is anticipated that the amalgamation of these popular artists will attract a packed…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-11-13 - 1918-11-15
Summary:

Tonight, 13th, 14th and 15th November, showing Paramount feature in 5 parts, 'The Dupe,' featuring the screen star Blanche Sweet, including Paramount Gazette and comics. Tomorrow special matinee at 5.15 p.m., showing 'The Daughter of Eve' in 5 parts.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-11-13
Summary:

One of the latest Max Linder pictures 'Max in a Taxi' will be the special feature at the Victoria Theatre. A paramount feature 'The Dupe' in five parts will be screened at the Hongkong Theatre at the Matinee this afternoon. An attractive film 'The daughter of Eve'…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-12-21 - 1918-12-21
Summary:

Jack and the Beanstalk' is in 10 parts with grand production by William Fox. Francis Carpenter acts as Jack and a real giant also performs. It is the first pantomime shown in Hong Kong, This film will be displayed on Christmas Eve at 9:15 p.m. Photo of the scene (named 'The City Where…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-01-16
Summary:

There will be an up-to-date cinematograph theatre at Wing Hon Maloo, the East Bund, Canton, to be known as the Southern Palace. It is expected to eclipse all moving pictures establishments there. It is designed to compare with similar places in other parts of the world. There will be a stage…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-02-14
Summary:

Miss Mary Pickford, one of the stars of motion pictures, signed a contract which producers of photoplay said would yield her a yearly income exceeding the $1,000,000 credited to Charlie Chaplin. She signed with the First National Exhibitors' Circuit of West Forty-eight street, with the…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1920-08-07
Summary:

The newest organisation to enter the field of film production is the James B. Leong Productions, Inc., with offices at 1240 Maral Strong Bldg, Los Angeles, California, which was incorporated under the laws of State of California, 27th October 1919, with James B. Leong, President and General…