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: 1902-02-16 - 1902-02-19
Summary:

(Des Voeux Road Central) From 7:15 to 8:45 p.m. and 9:15 to 11:15 p.m. Change of programme including 'A Heart Excuse,' 'A Tale of the Violin,' 'Resemblance' and 'St. Francis of Assisi.' Performance by Lyall Sisters. Matinees on Saturdays and Sundays at 4 p…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1905-11-14
Summary:

Tsu Ching Eu, an unemployed carpenter, was charged with stealing a wooden waistcoat. He pleaded not guilty. Su Kaim an employee on the s.s. Hankow, said he was walking along near the Ko Shing Theatre with two pieces of clothing under his arm.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1909-01-21 - 1909-01-21
Summary:

22nd January, 1919 at 4 p.m. on behalf of the 'Home for the Peer.' Amongst some new, interesting and comic pictures. The magnificent film: a trip from the Hong Kong Peak on the funicular. Price details included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1910-08-03
Summary:

The carpenter, Tye Yik, sued Messrs. Ramos and Ramos, proprietors of the Empire Cinematograph to recover extra expenses on the chairs which were deducted from the contract price in the Summary Court. At last, the parties intimated their desire to come to a settlement and the case was stopped.…

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Headline: Al Fresco Fete
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1912-10-24 - 1912-11-01
Summary:

In aid of the funds of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul to be held in the compound of the Roman Catholic Cathedral on Sunday; 3rd Nov from 9 p.m. to 11 p.m. under the most distinguished patronage of His excellency the Governor Sir Francis, Henry May and Lady May; admission ticket $ 1.00 which…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-08-22 - 1916-08-24
Summary:

Tonight: 'The Black Box' (3rd episode), 'The Pocket Wireless', 'The Life of George Carpenter', 'Italian Cavalry', 'Guzzle the Golfer' (Keystone Comic), 'Buster Brown on Goats' (Edison Comic) and 'The Border Range'

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-10-25 - 1916-10-27
Summary:

On Oct 25-27, the great Trans-Atlantic serials of thrilling adventure and beautiful romance, 'The Broken Coin,' 15th and 16th episodes, featuring the two greatest serial stars, Ford as Count Hugo, and Grace Cunard as Lucille Love; also a Keystone comedy.

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-10-26 - 1916-10-26
Summary:

Screening of 'The Broken Coin' (15th and 16th episodes) featuring Francis Ford and Grace Cunard, and Keystone Comedy

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-10-27 - 1916-10-27
Summary:

Tp-night: Screening of 'The Broken Coin' (15th and 16th episodes) featuring Francis Ford and Grace Cunard, and Keystone Comedy

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-02-10 - 1917-02-13
Summary:

On Feb 10, showing a grand serial features, 1 st and 2nd episodes of 'Peg O' the Ring,' featuring Lucille Love and Hugo; also Keystone comics.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-02-10
Summary:

Tonight, the management of the Hongkong Theatre is showing the first and second episodes of the splendid film 'Peg O' the Ring.' In this capital picture there are no less than 15 episodes consisting of 30 parts, and picture-goers will be pleased to know that Lucille Love (Grace…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-06-09 - 1917-06-12
Summary:

On June 9, showing 'The Bride of Mystery,' featuring Lucille Love and Hugo, complete in 3 parts; 'A Page in Life' [sic] in 2 parts, featuring Anna Little and Herbert Rawlinson of the 'Master Key'; also comedies.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-01-09 - 1918-01-12
Summary:

Francis X. Bushman and Beverly Bayne will entertain you at the Victoria Theatre in the tremendous Metro wonder serial, 'The Great Secret,' a very great serial in eighteen episodes. Look out for the date. A girl's fight for happiness is told in 'The Great Secret,'…

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Headline: Notice
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-01-14 - 1918-01-14
Summary:

We beg to inform you that Francis X. Bushman and Beverly Bayne have arrived at Hongkong, and will be presented at the Victoria Theatre in 'The Great Secret' tomorrow night. The Far Eastern Film Service, Hongkong – Singapore.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-01-16 - 1918-01-16
Summary:

The two first episodes of 'The Great Secret' featuring Francis X. Bushman and Beverly Bayne. It is worth your money. Wednesday and Thursday matinees at 5.15 p.m., 'The Great Secret' will be screened at the Victoria Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-05-04
Summary:

At the Hongkong Theatre, the further instalments of 'The Red Ace' haven't arrived yet. A change of programme takes place with a splendid picture 'Mr Pipp' with Sydney Chaplin and there will be changes of the programme at all matinees. 'Second in Command'…

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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: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-03-15
Summary:

There is a great deal of misconceptions going round with regard to the salaries paid to Cinema stars, like Charlies Chaplin and Mary Pickford. The price per Chaplin film fades into insignificance when compared with the million dollars spent by William Fox's picture 'Queen of the Sea…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-05-20
Summary:

Commencing tomorrow the Hongkong Theatre is showing 'The Tongues of Men' a fine drama by Edward Childs Carpenter. Film plot included. Film version of Charles Dickens' 'Great Expectations' will be screened soon.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-08-11 - 1919-08-11
Summary:

The management of the Coronet have much pleasure in announcing for tonight at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m. their first big Metro picture, 'The Adopted Son,' a six-part super-feature of love and daring, starring Francis X. Bushman and Beverley Bayne. Although they are paying 50% more for these…