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: 1913-01-17
Summary:

Mr. Harry Burgess never fails to get a laugh whenever he appears. This Sunday night, he and his four brother comedians, Mr. Bert La Blane, Mr. Frank Vack, Mr. Dave Nowlin will appear in 'The Grafters' (at the Victoria Theatre), together with the hand of Miss Gertrude St. Clair.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-01-18
Summary:

The Hughes Musical Comedy Company will have the opening performance 'The Grafters' at the Victoria Theatre tomorrow night. The actors and actress are Mr. Bert La Blane, Mr. Frank Vack, Mr. Dave Nowlin, Mr. Carlton Chase, Mr. Harry Burgess, Miss Gertrude St. Clair, Miss E. Le. Blane,…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-01-20
Summary:

The Hughes Comedy Company are back again and last night a large audience at the Victoria Theatre enjoyed their 'The Grafters.' Mr. Bertie Blane, Mr. Frank Vack, Mr. Dave Nowlin, Miss Gertrude St. Clair, and Mr. Harry Burgess all kept the audience in a continual roar.

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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: 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: 1913-01-25
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: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-01-28
Summary:

The Hughes Comedy Company presented 'Spedelbounder's Dream' at the Victoria Theatre last night. Mr. Bert Le Blane made a funny speech. Mr. Dave Nowlin made a hit with his song. Miss Gertrude St. Clair was good too. There'll be the chorus girls' contest tonight. One of…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-07-21
Summary:

Films of Sir J. Forbes-Robertson and Miss Gertrude Elliott have been taken by the Gaumont Film Hire Service. Most of the scenes were 'staged' in the studio. It is stated that 'Hamlet,' when completed, will be about a mile long, and will cost about 10,000 pounds.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-12-02
Summary:

There was a packed house at the Victoria Theatre last night, when the Howitt Phillips Company concluded its brief season here with the farcical comedy. 'What the Butler Saw.' The principal parts were in the hands of Mr. Wheeler Dryden, Mr. Charles Howitt and Miss Gertrude Godart, all…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-12-02
Summary:

The farewell performance of the Howitt-Phillips Company took place at the Victoria Theatre. The production was a huge success, a fitting finale to the Company's visit. The company presented 'What the Butler Saw,' played by Jack Barrington and Mrs. Barrington, Mr. Charles Howitt…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-09-20
Summary:

Fighting Cressy,' in which Jesse D. Hampton and Pathe present Blanche Sweet at the Coronet Theatre for three more days, is adapted from Bret Harte's Story, 'Cressy.'A splendid cast, including Russell Simpson, Edward Peil, Walter Perry, Frank Lanning, Pell Trenton, Antrim…

13
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-09-27
Summary:

The Coronet Theatre, in presenting 'The Gay Old Dog' tonight, is giving the public one of the photoplay treats of the year. Hobart Henley produced and directed the film from the original short story by Edna Ferber. The main roles are portrayed by John Cumberland and Gertrude Robinson,…

14
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1920-10-06 - 1920-10-12
Summary:

Tonight, Triangle Film Corporation presents Belle Bennett and Roy Stewart in 'Bond of Fear' by Edith Kennedy.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-10-06 - 1920-10-12
Summary:

Tonight at 5.15 and 9.15, Belle Bennett in 'Bond of Fear' by Edith Kennedy.

16
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-10-06 - 1920-10-12
Summary:

Tonight at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Belle Bennett in 'Bond of Fear' by Edith Kennedy.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-02-26
Summary:

Edgar Lewis is an apostle of the outdoor picture, and he believes that it is the motion picture that can and should bring the great outdoors to the city-bound. He has produced a number of outdoor pictures, and the latest one is 'Sherry.' 'Sherry' is a photodramatization of a…

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Headline: Coronet Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-04-27
Summary:

A splendid all-star Benjamin B. Hampton photodrama, 'The Money-Changers,' comes to the Coronet tonight. Using the basic theme of Upton Sinclair's novel, 'The Money-Changers,' Mr. Sinclair and Mr. Hampton wrote a new story for the screen. The cast included Robert McKim,…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-08-10
Summary:

Middle East Films, Ld., whose head office in Singapore, is about to open an office in Hongkong. Mr Joe Fisher, general manager of the company, and Mr Ernest A. Hopson, who represents several South African corporations connected with film art are in Hongkong and informed us yesterday that Middle…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-08-10
Summary:

The Middle East Films, Ld., whose head office is in Singapore, is about to open an office in Hongkong. Mr. Joe Fisher, the general manager of the Company, and Mr. Ernest A. Hopson, who represents several South African corporations connected with film art, are in Hongkong. The first exhibition of…