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: 1908-07-08
Summary:

The Governor, Sir Frederick Lugard, has graciously promised to open the Flood Relief Bazaar. The committee begged to acknowledge with thanks the gifts and donations. Mr. Chan Mong Loong, in particular, offered his cinematograph for 7 days free of charge, but on account of lack of accommodation…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-04-30
Summary:

At the close of a most successful season, Mr. Hugh J. Ward, head of the good play-acting company that recently visited Hong Kong, in a few words of acknowledgement, expressed his regret that the theatres in the East were not all that they might be. In reference to Hongkong Theatre especially, he…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1909-12-03
Summary:

Under the distinguished patronage of H.K. Governor (Sir Frederick, Lugard K.C.M.G., C.B., D.S.O.) a Chinese theatrical performance is being given nightly in the Tai Ping Theatre in aid of the funds of the Hongkong University. During the performance Chinese refreshments were served. The…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-07-05 - 1912-07-08
Summary:

Showing 'For a Crown' and 'The Funeral of King Frederick VIII of Denmark'; Last week of Graham and Dent; Coming film: 'The Automobile Bandits of Paris'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-07-22
Summary:

Charles Frederick White-Warriner, an American, was brought up on remand at the Magistracy and charged that, being a bailee, he did convert to his own use the sum of $318, the money of Mrs. Esther Rubinstein. In the course of cross-examination, the defendant said he had been an actor (both in…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-01-09
Summary:

Infant mortality has commanded during recent years, and many countries have been a rapid decline in the birth rate. Additional wards are being advocated together with more concentrated energy to help the public charities. We hope the higher authorities of the Philippines will approve of the…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-02-21
Summary:

The jewellery she has worn in 'The Marriage of William Ashe' has drawn attention to Miss Fanny [sic] Ward, the American actress who has just been divorced.

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Headline: Victoria
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-08-14
Summary:

There has been quite a Number One show at the Victoria Theatre over the weekend, and good houses have been the rule. 'Mabelle and Kitty' are maintaining their popularity and are giving some excellent songs and dances. 'The Phantom of His Love,' the Pathe Gazette and the war…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-08-17
Summary:

Mr. Frederick Coleman, F.R.C.S, is shortly to give a lecture on the war at the Victoria Theatre, and there should be large attendances.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-08-18
Summary:

Lovers of the Cinema who patronise the Victoria are promised a treat in the great Pathe Serial in 14 Episodes entitled 'The Red Circle.' Mr Frederick Coleman will give a lecture illustrated with slides on his experiences in the Great War.

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Headline: Victoria
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-08-21
Summary:

The Friday, Saturday and Sunday programme at the Victoria Theatre was as well patronised as such an excellent bill of fare deserved to be. The Pathe Gazette was a particularly good one and the special war pictures beyond praise. The centre-piece was a beautifully staged romantic play: 'The…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-08-21
Summary:

Another cinematograph entertainment to be devoted to War Charities on Thursday. A lecture illustrated by photographs will be delivered by Mr Frederick Coleman, F.R.G.S.

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

Another cinematograph entertainment is to be given at the Peak Club. A lecture delivered by Mr. Frederick Coleman, F.R.G.S. and portion of the proceeds will be devoted to War Charities.

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

Mr Frederic Coleman is an American journalist, traveller and soldier. He will deliver lectures at the Victoria Theatre on Wednesday and Thursday, and at the Peak Club.

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

Mr. Frederic Coleman, F.R.G.S, lectured at Victoria Theatre on his experiences at the front. A series of photographs taken by the lecturer at the front was shown.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-02-01 - 1917-02-01
Summary:

Tonight at 9.15 pm and for one night only, 'A Daughter of the People,' powerful drama of love, labour and redemption in 5 parts, featuring Saura [sic] Sawyer, Frederick de Belleville and Robert Broderick; the five part drama, with photo illustrations by Irvin Willat surrounds the life…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-02-01 - 1917-02-01
Summary:

A Daughter of the People' for 1 night only featuring Saura Sawyer, Frederick de Belleville and Robert Broderick by World Film Corporation

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-04-26
Summary:

Two plays 'Tenesee's Partner' [sic] and 'Are you a Mason?' made the chief items at the Victoria Theatre. In a play the distinguished American actress, Fannie Ward, is seen to great advantage with an attractive story. The management is to be congratulated on the fine…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-04-28 - 1917-04-28
Summary:

On Apr 30, Daniel Frohman presents, Pauline Frederick in the great Paramount picture, 'Sold' in 5 parts; Pathe's British Gazette, The Great War; a screaming comedy, 'Entirely under New Management' in 2 parts.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-04-30 - 1917-04-30
Summary:

Daniel Frohman presents Pauline Frederick in Paramount's 'Sold'; Screening of Pathe's British Gazette, The Great War