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: 1913-03-03
Summary:

Mr. Fred B. Smith and Mr. Raymond Robins are on a world tour in a 'men and religion forward movement' and visit YMCA. They have a meeting in the City Hall and accompanied by the Messrs. Paul J. Gilbert, P.H. Metcalf, C.M. Keeler and Ed. W. Peck. Raymond Robins dealt with the social…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-06-30
Summary:

It seems that not only the cinema managers and 'movie-producers' have arrived at a proper estimate of his value, but even that very profound and austere body the Cinema Commission itself is about to take counsel with him. How dear old Gilbert would have revelled and how Sullivan would…

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Headline: Coronet Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-03-27 - 1919-03-27
Summary:

Individual tastes differ, but, personally, we have found 'Chicken Casey.' If you do not fall in love with Dorothy Dalton in the title role, you have no business to visit picture shows! We have arranged an entire Gilbert and Sullivan programme.

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Headline: Coronet Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-03-27 - 1919-03-27
Summary:

Thursday to Sunday, 'Chicken Casey' featuring Dorothy Dalton. We have arranged an entire Gilbert and Sullivan programme.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-10-29 - 1919-10-31
Summary:

Wednesday 29th to Friday 31st October, showing Fox film in 7 parts, Maude Gilbert in 'The Fool's Revenge' and comics. Booking at the theatre.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-10-29 - 1919-10-31
Summary:

Wednesday 29th to Friday 31st, October, showing Fox film in 7 parts, Maud [sic] Gilbert in 'The Fool's Revenge,' and Comics. Booking at the Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-10-29 - 1919-10-29
Summary:

Announcement: There will be a matinee everyday at 5.15 p.m. (Sunday excepted). Commencing from Thursday, 30th October. 30th and 31st October, 5.15 p.m., showing Fox film, drama in 7 parts, Maud [sic] Gilbert in 'The Fool's Revenge.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-10-30 - 1919-10-30
Summary:

There will be a matinee every day at 5.15 p.m. (Sundays excepted), commencing from Thursday 30th October. Today and tomorrow at 5.15 p.m., showing Fox film drama in 7 parts, Maude Gilbert in 'The Fool's Revenge.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-11-06 - 1919-11-06
Summary:

One night only, Thursday 6th November at 9.15 p.m., Maude Gilbert and William H. Tooker in 'The Fool's Revenge.' Matinee and 7.15 p.m., the last four parts of 'The Ne'er-Do-Well.' Booking at the theatre.

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Publication Date: 1919-11-06 - 1919-11-06
Summary:

For one night only, Thursday, 6th November, 9.15 p.m., Maude Gilbert and William H. Tooker in 'The Fool's Revenge.' Matinee and 7.15 p.m., the last 4 parts of 'The Ne'er Do Well.' Booking at the Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-02-18
Summary:

A most attractive film is being presented at the Hongkong Theatre entitled 'Lest we Forget.' Film synopsis included. Another fine production from Gilbert A. Hamilton [sic] entitled 'Are Passions inherited?' will be screened at Friday's matinee. It features Dorothy Farley…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-01-26
Summary:

Headshot of Miss Ethel Clayton.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-06-09
Summary:

The new programme for the week gives a magnificent drama in six splendid parts, written by Sir Gilbert Parker – 'The Judgement House.' Gaumont Graphic depicts very interesting pictures of recent events and the programme is completed by a comedy.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-06-10
Summary:

Sir Gilbert Parker, the author of 'The Judgment House,' who collaborated with J. Stuart Blackton in its direction for the screen, laid the scenes of the story in England and South Africa before and during the Boer war.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-09-01 - 1921-09-01
Summary:

After being hypnotised by Frank Leigh, George Clayton dreams that he has murdered Harrison Kirke, with who he has the evening had an unpleasant encounter. In the morning it is discovered that Kirke has indeed been murdered. Clayton believes that he has committed the crime, until detective…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-11-11
Summary:

A group of American star movie actresses are today the best known public figures in England, Siddons and Rachel and our adorable Ellen Terry. Our English film producers were cruelly disadvantaged by the war and have scarcely yet recovered from its disabilities and restrictions. Elsie Ferguson,…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-11-30 - 1921-12-02
Summary:

Tonight at 5.15 and 9.15, Ethel Clayton in 'The Web of Desire' and Harold Lloyd comedy.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-12-01
Summary:

Ethel Clayton appeared last night at the Hongkong Theatre in the drama 'The Web of Desire.' Besides, the comedy 'From London to Laramic' [sic], in which Harold Lloyd has the main part, will be screened. Lastly, the final episodes of the serial film 'The Lion Man'…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-12-14 - 1921-12-16
Summary:

Ethel Clayton in 'Man's Woman' and Harold Lloyd in 'The Marathon.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-12-14 - 1921-12-16
Summary:

Tonight at 5.15 and 9.15, Ethel Clayton in 'Man's Woman' and Harold Lloyd in 'The Marathon.'