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: 1923-10-02
Summary:

Playgoers who have not been fortunate enough to pay a visit to the Theatre Royal during the Forbes Russell season should bear in mind the coming three days' engagement of this really first-class company at the Star, commencing Wednesday. For these performances, the Company has selected the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-03
Summary:

Romance,' the appealing drama to be presented at the Star tonight, has gained for itself a worldwide reputation. It was originally played in London by Doris Keene. The Forbes Russell Company gives a delightful rendering of the drama. In the previous appearance at the Theatre Royal here,…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-11-13
Summary:

Following on their season at the Theatre Royal, the Forbes Russell Company are appearing at the Star for three nights, presenting that old favourite 'Paddy, the Next Best Thing.' Performers include Niqua Lewis, Frederick Burtwell, Guy Buckley, Enid Sass and Billie Sinclair. Tonight the…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-11-12
Summary:

The popular Forbes Russell Company open at the Star tonight in 'Paddy the Next Best Thing.' Produced by Forbes Company, the comedy is about the best ones seen in the colony for years. The 5:30 matinee has 'Human Hearts' as the attraction.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-11-12
Summary:

Tonight at the Star, the Forbes Russell Company commences a three nights engagement, their first presentation being 'Paddy the Next Best Thing,' a comedy by Gertrude Page. The company is well-known in Hongkong, and their success in Kowloon seems assured.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-05
Summary:

The Forbes Russell Comedy Company will say 'Adios' to Hongkong tonight, after the fall of the curtain upon 'Peg o' My Heart.' Successful as their brief season at the Star has been, there is every indication that the records will go by the board tonight.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-11-09
Summary:

Mary Pickford in 'Little Lord Fauntleroy' is a strong film attraction at the Star. A special attraction for the three nights beginning Monday will be the Forbes Russell Comedy Company in a selection for their repertoire: 'Paddy the Next Best Thing,' 'Secrets,' and…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-11-15
Summary:

The Forbe-Russell Company provided a farewell performance of 'The Naughty Wife' to Hongkong last night in the Star. Performers included Niqua Lewis and Frederick Burtwell.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-01-25
Summary:

The Hughes Comedy Company staged two short musical comedies at the Victoria Theatre last night. Messrs Le Blane, Vack, Burgess, Miss Gertrude St. Clair, Miss Teddy Martin and Miss Eugenie Le Blane did well in their parts. The songs and choruses were as good as ever.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-11-13
Summary:

The Forbe-Russell Company appear in 'Secrets' tonight at the Star. Miss Niqua Lewis has a fine part in this play. Tomorrow night's bill is 'The Naughty Wife.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-11-13
Summary:

The Forbes Russell Company appear in 'Secrets' tonight at the Star. Miss Niqua Lewis has a particularly fine part in this play. Tomorrow night's bill is 'The Naughty Wife.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-04
Summary:

Following upon their marked success in 'Romance' last night, the Forbes Russell Co. will give 'Bluebeard's Eighth Wife' this evening. The play is the work of Arthur Wimperis. It was a success at the Theatre Royal. Tomorrow is the farewell performance in Hongkong, and the…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-01-24
Summary:

The Hughes Comedy Company again staged 'The Speculators' (at Victoria Theatre). Tonight, a double bill is promised – 'The Bullfighters' and 'Three of a Kind.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-01-22
Summary:

The Hughes Comedy Company again staged 'A Day at the Races' last night at the Victoria Theatre. Mr. Carlton Chase, Miss Eugenie Le. Blane, Miss Gertrude Sinclair [sic], Mr. Harry Burgess and Messrs. Vack and Le Blane all did well in their parts. Tonight, the company will present '…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-01-23
Summary:

The Hughes Comedy Company staged 'The Speculators' at Victoria Theatre. Messrs. Le Blane, F. Vack, and C. Chase, Mr. Reach and Miss Gertrude St. Clair did well in their parts.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-01-27
Summary:

The Hughes Comedy Company presented 'Spedelbounder's Dream' at the Victoria Theatre last night. Mr. Vack and Mr. Le Blane kept the audience in a good, steady laugh throughout and Miss Eugenie Le Blane, Miss St. Clair and Miss Martin were as entertaining as ever. Tonight, this will…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-11-09 - 1923-11-10
Summary:

Starting Monday November 12nd, the Forbes Russell Comedy Company. Programme included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-11-14
Summary:

The Naughty Wife' is from Forbe Russell Company, which have chosen as a comedy for their farewell performance in Hongkong.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-01-21
Summary:

The Hughes Comedy Company staged 'A Day at the Races' last night at the Victoria Theatre. Messrs. Frank Vack, Bert Le Blane, Carlton Chase, Dave Nowlin, Harry Burgess, Miss Teddy Martin, Miss Queen Herman, and Miss Gertrude St. Clair were in the show. It will be repeated tonight.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-11-14
Summary:

Star Theatre hosted Forbes Russell Comedy Company which staged 'Secrets,' the great success now running at the Comedy Theatre, London. Performers include Miss Niqua Lewis, Mr. Frederick Burtwell, Mr. Groves Raines, Miss Constance Medwyn and Miss Billie Sinclair. The performance of the…