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: 1918-05-02
Summary:

The Victoria Cinematograph has a store of Captain Bruce Bairnsfather's cartoons. These films which have been reproduced from Bairnsfather's 'Fragments from France' in the 'Bystander.' Captain Bruce Bairnsfather himself appears upon the screen.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-05-04
Summary:

Today Mr. Raymond will give a matinee at the Theatre Royal for children at reduced prices. On Sunday Mr. Raymond gives his opening performance at New Theatre, Kau U Fong, near Gough Street. This theatre is the largest, coolest, best lighted and equipped in the colony. It has only been open for…

3
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-12-16
Summary:

A splendid war drama entitled 'Son of France' will be the feature of the programme at the Victoria Theatre. This film is issued by Pathe Freres.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-04-23 - 1924-04-23
Summary:

A Chapter in Her Life,' Lois Weber's tremendous production of the famous story of 'Jewel,' by Clara Louise Burnham. The powerful cast features Claude Gillingwater, Robert Frazer, Jacqueline Gadsdon, Eva Thatcher, Jane Mercer, Ralph Yearsley, Frances Raymond, Fred Thomson and…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1910-04-16
Summary:

Nearly 400 miles of cinematograph films have been accumulated for copyright purposes at the national library of France. The authorities are at a loss to know what to do with them.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1918-05-20 - 1918-05-20
Summary:

Tonight, by special request, 'The Spirit of France,' featuring Madame Jane Hading and M. Raphael Duflos; tonight and tomorrow night, performance by Wiles.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-05-07 - 1918-05-07
Summary:

Tonight, 'Fragments from France,' Captain Bruce Bairnsfather's cartoons, series 2.

8
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1912-05-17 - 1912-05-18
Summary:

(Aberdeen Street, Above Queen's Road) Performance by The Great Raymond at Saturday night and Sunday matinee and evening. The public and police are invited to bring hand cuffs, leg irons or straight jackets of any description of nationality.

9
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-09-15 - 1923-09-15
Summary:

Wild Honey' gives Priscilla Dean, the best role of her screen career. New photoplay at the Coronet Theatre, a super-picture of many thrills, starring Wallace and Noah Beery, Lloyd Whitlock, Landers Stevens, Carl Stockdale, Raymond Blathwayt, Helen Raymond, C. J. Frank and Harry DeRoy.

10
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-05-20 - 1918-05-20
Summary:

Tonight at 5 and 9.15 p.m., by special request, 'The Spirit of France,' a story of the love that lies in the heart of every Frenchman, featuring Madame Jane Hading and M. Raphael Duflos. Tonight and tomorrow night, Bert Wiles and his xylophone.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-12-16
Summary:

Tonight is the last opportunity to see Anatole France's wonderful picture 'Thais.' It is full of gorgeous scenery and splendid acting.

12
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-05-18
Summary:

The Spirit of France' will be shown again at the Victoria Theatre on Monday night. Sunday night will be the last night which 'The Fatal Ring' will be shown.

13
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-02-04
Summary:

The Secret Garden,' written by Frances Hodgson Burnett, author of the 'Little Lord Fauntleroy,' will be presented at the Kowloon Theatre tomorrow.

14
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-05-20
Summary:

The Spirit of France' will be shown again at the Victoria Theatre. A series of British official films will be shown at the Victoria Theatre on Wednesday night.

15
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1913-03-14
Summary:

London, March 13 – Marcellus Raymond Morand, the actor, has obtained a divorce from his wife with £5,500 damages against the co-respondent, Captain James Archibald Morrison, ex-M.P.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-08-16
Summary:

It is a selection from the report of Mr. L. C. Goodrich of Peking, who is in France with the Chinese Labour Corps of the American Army as a Y.M.C.A. worker. Cinema shows: three with total attendance of 500. First performance April 24.

17
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-05-16
Summary:

The Spirit of France' in five parts is now screening and it is a story of love, featuring Pathe's star Raphael Dufios and Mme. Jane Hading. The final episodes of 'The Fatal Ring' will be shown next Friday.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-12-18
Summary:

The hard work of Mrs Basil Taylour and associated helpers in the cause of Devastated France will culminate this weekend in what promises to be a successful collection. Pansy Day on Friday opens the programme; The Entertainment: The Pathe Freres, who are kindly providing the cinema entertainment…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-12-12 - 1919-12-16
Summary:

Tonight at 9.15 p.m., Goldwyn presents Mary Garden in Anatole France's 'Thais.' Prices: $1.50 and 80 cents.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-09-03
Summary:

A Lady of Quality' by Frances Hodgson Burnett, in which Virginia Valli is starring at the World Theatre. Film synopsis included.