A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1902-05-10
Summary:

The latest entertainment arrived City Hall are the Barnes 20th Century Entertainers and Biograph Company. Performers include Madame Freed, Mr. Harry Gray, Mr. W. T. Burgess, Miss Florence Adelaide, Miss Rosa Barnes and orchestra of Royal Welsh Fusiliers. The series of capital films run through…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-12-27
Summary:

The approaching majority of kinematography may well call for a brief review of the extraordinary growth of the industry since that eventful day in 1893 when at the World's Fair, Chicago, Thomas Edison's kinetoscope was introduced to an amazed public. Facts about the picture industry in…

3
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-06-26
Summary:

The Great Duncan and his all American Co. of artistes attracted large audiences at the Victoria Theatre. Joe Reed used one-stringed violin and played the popular airs on the bells winning himself pounds of applause.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-10-20 - 1914-10-21
Summary:

Screening of 'The Story of Father William' (2 parts); Looking for Joe Reed, the Musical Tramp with the Graet Duncan Coy

5
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-10-28
Summary:

The Great Duncan opened last night at the Victoria. Mr. Duncan, Joe Reed, Serra, Jack Owen, Barton and Mack offered good performances.

6
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-11-03
Summary:

Mr. Joe Reed, Serra, Mr. Jack Owen, Miss Hewitt and Great Duncan performed last night at the Victoria. The great gala night will be held at the Victoria on Friday, in aid of the Prince of Wales' Fund. The film 'The Fascination of the Dance' will be screened and Douglas and Barry…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-11-03
Summary:

The Great Duncan and his company are playing a return engagement to satisfactory houses at the Victoria Theatre. Performance by Miss Hewitt, Jack Owen. The vaudeville bill is headed by musician Joe Reed while Signor Serra's performance on the Roman rings equalled the best ever seen locally…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-12-28
Summary:

Mrs. Florence Harper and Donald P. Thomson, war correspondent for Leslie's Weekly and the New York Times syndicate. Thomson mentioned that during the siege of Antwerp, he stood on top of a building with his motion picture camera, taking the fierce fighting in the streets of the city below…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-01-25 - 1917-01-27
Summary:

On Jan 26, 7th and 8th episodes of the 'Iron Claw,' 'The Hooded Helper' and 'The Stroke of Twelve' [sic]; Pathe's British Gazette; 'Florence Rose Fashions'; 'A Day with Betty Young.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-01-26 - 1917-01-26
Summary:

Screening of 'Iron Claw' (7th & 8th episodes), Pathe's British Gazette, 'Florence Rose Fashions' and 'A Day with Betty Young'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-01-26 - 1917-01-27
Summary:

Tonight: Screening of 'The Iron Claw' (7th & 8th episodes), British Gazette, 'Florence Rose Fashions' and 'A Day with Betty Young'

12
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-01-27 - 1917-01-27
Summary:

Tonight: Screening of 'Iron Claw' (7th & 8th episodes), Pathe's British Gazette, 'Florence Rose Fashions' and 'A Day with Betty Young'

13
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-01-29 - 1917-01-29
Summary:

Band night: Screening of 'The Iron Claw' (7th & 8th episodes), British Gazette, 'Florence Rose Fashions' and 'A Day with Betty Young'

14
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-02-23 - 1917-02-23
Summary:

Screening of Pathe's 'Via Wireless', British Gazette No. 396, 'Florence Rose Fashions' (2nd Series) and Comics

15
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-02-24 - 1917-02-24
Summary:

Screening of Pathe's 'Via Wireless', British Gazette No. 396, 'Florence Rose Fashions' (2nd Series) and Comics for two nights only

16
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-02-26 - 1917-02-27
Summary:

See the new programme, including 'For Love of a Maid,' Pathe color feature photoplay, featuring Jackie Saunders in 4 parts; 'Florence Rose Fashions' (2nd series), something entirely new; performance by Abbott and Martell.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-02-28 - 1917-03-03
Summary:

On Mar 2, 'Two Little Vagabonds,' 1st episode in 4 parts; 'Another's Fault' and 'The Great War'; interesting: 'Florence Rose Fashions' and 'Betty Prepares for Cool Weather'; comic: 'A Film Johnnie' by Chaplin.

18
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-03-01 - 1917-03-01
Summary:

Screening of 'Two Little Vagabonds' (1st episode), 'The Great War', Interesting: 'Florence Rose Fashions' (Betty Prepards For Cool Weather) and 'A Film Johnnie' by Chaplin

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-03-02 - 1917-03-05
Summary:

Tonight: Screening of 'Two Little Vagabonds' (1st episode), 'The Great War', Interesting: 'Florence Rose Fashions' (Betty Prepards For Cool Weather) and 'A Film Johnnie' by Chaplin

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-08-27 - 1917-08-29
Summary:

On Aug 28, Pathe's gold rooster play 'At Bay' in 5 parts, featuring Florence Reed, supported by Frank Sheridan & others; Pathe's British & American Gazettes and various comics; on Aug 31, 7th and 8th episodes of 'The Shielding Shadow.'