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: 1925-02-24
Summary:

A boon for the movies is 'Scaramouche,' the big Rex Ingram production for Metro, which is showing at the Queen's Theatre. The cast of 10,000 is headed by Ramon Novarro, Alice Terry and Lewis Stone, the triumvirate of Ingram's earlier film, 'The Prisoner of Zenda,'…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-02-18
Summary:

Mr. F. C. Jenkin goes to court for an interim injunction restraining Li Yu Nung, alias Li Po Kwong or his agents from assigning, mortgaging, demising, letting or dismissing the Ko Shing Theatre or the property whereon the theatre is built. The judge granted the injunction, which is returnable in…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-02-20
Summary:

Rafael Sabatini, the author of 'Scaramouche,' which in its screen form, as produced by Rex Ingram for Metro, opens at the Queen's Theatre tomorrow. When 'Scaramouche' was published in 1921, critics who declared the historical novel could not come back were forced to…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-11-16
Summary:

Presiding over the Bankruptcy Court on Saturday, the Chief Justice, Sir Henry Gollan, expressed surprise that a cinema theatre should go bankrupt in these times. Included in the list of cases was an application for an order for adjudication in respect of the World Theatre. Mr. A. Dyer Ball, the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-07-13
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-10-17
Summary:

The orchestra of the s.s. 'President Grant' will play at a special dance at the Kowloon Theatre tonight.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-06-03
Summary:

London, June 1 – A cinema licence has been granted to the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre, Stratford-on-Avon, despite much local opposition.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-10-09
Summary:

It is not understandable that presentation of nasty and sordid things in films is not censored. Approval should be granted before each film was displayed. 'N. C. D. News'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-02-01
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-09-08
Summary:

In view of the dullness of their business, the Finance Bureau has granted the application of the Sun Co. and owners of other cinema theatres in Canton to postpone the payment of the additional tax to the end of the year.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-07-22
Summary:

Now York, July 20. The cinema actress, Pearl White, has been granted a divorce, without alimony, on the ground that the husband, Wallace McCutcheon, neglected to provide for her.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-12-10
Summary:

Another Warner Brothers Classic of the Screen is scheduled to appear at the World Theatre for four days' run commencing today. This is 'The Gold Digger,' featuring Hope Hampton, an adaptation of the David Belasco stage play of the same name. When Mr. Belasco read the scenario for…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-07-30
Summary:

London, July 28. The Dempsey-Carpentier fight had a sequel in the Chancery Court, London, which today granted the Western Import Company a perpetual injunction restraining the exhibition of the film in breach of their copyright.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-01-20
Summary:

The families of the R. E. and A. S. C stationed in Hongkong were entertained to tea, games and gifts of toys by the officers. The programme included a cinema entertainment for which thanks are due to the Services Entertainment Fund for a grant towards the cost.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-07-17
Summary:

In Shanghai, on the 9th, Sam Gale, vaudeville artist, applied under the Children's Act, 1904, for a license to permit his young daughter, Sadie Gale, to perform at the Victoria Cinematograph Hall. This, the first allocation made in Shanghai, was granted.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-01-31
Summary:

Bail of $250 was granted to a Sanitary Board foreman who was charged at the Magistracy yesterday for assaulting a ticket collector of the Ko Shing Theatre. He was alleged to have accosted the ticket collector at Wah Ning lane and stabbed him in the head with a knife.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1907-11-21
Summary:

Tsip Kee proceeded a case against the Tai Ping Theatre (Cheong Kee and partner) for $1,000 money lend on November 24th, 1903. The case for the plaintiff was that he advanced the money to the theatre, having previously, when the theatre was opened, gone security for the granting of the license of…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-11-05
Summary:

The only new application at yesterday's sitting of the Licensing Board was for the World Theatre, made by Mr. J. J. Blake, the Manager, represented by Mr. G. R. Haywood. Mr. Haywood, addressing the Board, said that the reason the application was being made was that the only licensed…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-09-04
Summary:

The Chief Justice heard in the Supreme Court yesterday a petition from the Sun Company Ltd., of Hongkong to extend the objects of the Company as set out in the memorandum of association. The action can be referenced with previous cases and his Lordship granted the application. Mr Potter…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-08-28
Summary:

At the Magistracy on Saturday Wong Shiu-hung was charged before Mr. E. W. Hamilton with demanding $100 from a Chinese actor. Detective Inspector Appleton gave the Court an outline of the case, saying that the defendant was one of a gang of blackmailers who had systematically been preying on…