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: 1915-03-13
Summary:

One of the local cinematograph theatres has been screening a film founded on a novel by Gabriele D' Annunzio. The manufacturers tend to produce morbidly sensational novels rather than dramatised or photographic representations of recognised plays. When Victor Hugo's 'Les…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-01-27
Summary:

The Victoria Theatre management last night gave a successful entertainment under the patronage the Hon. the Captain Superintendent of Police, to the Hong Kong Police Reserves – 50 percent of the gross proceeds going towards the Police Reserves' band fund. The Band, under Mr, Da Costa,…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-06-16
Summary:

England's National Theatre, Drury Lane, is occupied by the cinematograph. The War Office recognized the cinematograph and allowed it to visit the seat of war. The earnings of English film actors in America can indicate the size and resources of the film business. With its scope, the dignity…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-04-05
Summary:

Addressing a meeting of the J.A.T. Literary Society at the Dean Hotel, Mr Gabriel Costa said that the cinema could do much towards the removal of race and sect prejudices. The film Jew was not good to look upon. Sneerers should remember that the famous Charlie Chaplin was a member of the Jewish…