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: 1908-07-18
Summary:

The Alexandra Cinema-Theatre is visiting Hong Kong. Their performance last night in a hall at No. 2 Zetland Street started shortly after eight. With the Manila String Band in attendance, and with Mr. Gongiles at the piano, the first performance was a song 'Honey Boy' by Miss Thelma.…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1911-05-05 - 1911-05-08
Summary:

The pioneer hall of the colony (Des Voeux Road Central, Opposite Central Market). 2 performances on 7:15 to 9 and 9:15 to 11:30 p.m. Grand change of programme. New films include 'Ruth and Boaz,' 'The Wrong Door' by Max Linder, 'The Veil of Happiness,' a Chinese…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-09-28 - 1916-10-14
Summary:

Screening of Pathe's 'The Red Circle' in 14 episodes, featuring Ruth Roland and Frank Mayo

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-09-28
Summary:

The theatre secured the rights to show a Pathe movie, entitled 'The Red Circle.' The story is written by the famous author Mr. Albert Payson Terhune, starring Miss Ruth Roland.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-10-17 - 1916-07-18
Summary:

Coming screening of Pathe's 'The Red Circle' (1st & 2nd episode) featuring Ruth Roland and Frank Mayo and the special war pictures 'The Battle of the Somme'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-10-20 - 1916-10-21
Summary:

Screening of Pathe's 'The Red Circle' (1st & 2nd episode) featuring Ruth Roland and Frank Mayo and the special war pictures 'The Battle of the Somme'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-11-10 - 1916-11-13
Summary:

Screening of 'The Red Circle' (7th & 8th episodes) featuring Ruth Roland, Prince in 'Wiffles and His Money Box' and War Gazette; Coming film: 'The Defence of Verdun'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-11-24 - 1916-11-25
Summary:

Screening of 'The Red Circle' (11th & 12th episodes) featuring Ruth Roland, 'The Great War, 1914-16' (With the Serbian Army) and Comics

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-12-13
Summary:

A Matrimonial Martyr' the new film due to be shown at the Victoria Theatre next Friday was produced for Messrs. Pathe by the Balboa Company at its open-air studios in California; and so perfect was the photography and so exquisite the outdoor scenes of California, the film was sent to Paris…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-12-14 - 1916-12-16
Summary:

On Dec 15, the magnificent Gold Rooster play, featuring Ruth Roland of Red Circle fame in the 'Matrimonial Martyr,' a ripping coloured comedy in 5 parts; The Great War (series D.5); 'Chasing the Submarine'; 'Pathe's British Gazette'; 'Pokes and Jabs in One…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-12-15 - 1916-12-15
Summary:

Screening of 'Martrimonal Martyr' featuring Ruth Roland of Red Circle, 'The Great War (Series D5)' (Chasing the Submarine), 'The Pathe's British Gazette', 'Pokes and Jabs in One Busy Day', 'He Wouldn't Stay Down' and 'In the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-12-15
Summary:

A Pathe coloured film, 'A Matrimonial Tangle,' in five parts will be shown, starring Miss Ruth Roland. The story is most amusing; with its beautifully coloured open-air scenes it is a masterpiece of cinematography.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-12-16 - 1916-12-18
Summary:

Tonight: Screening of 'Martrimonal Martyr' featuring Ruth Roland of Red Circle, 'The Great War (Series D5)' (Chasing the Submarine), 'The Pathe's British Gazette', 'Pokes and Jabs in One Busy Day', 'He Wouldn't Stay Down' and 'In…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-03-14 - 1917-03-16
Summary:

Tonight, 8th and 9th episodes of 'The Master Key,' entitled 'Ruth Meets a Fortune Seeker'; Gaumont graphic and comics.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-05-21 - 1917-05-23
Summary:

On May 22, Pathe's great photoplay, featuring Ruth Roland of 'Red Circle' fame in 'Ambition'; gazettes, comics and interesting films; on May 25, 'Who's Guilty.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-05-22 - 1917-05-22
Summary:

Screening of Pathe's great photoplay 'Ambition' featuring Ruth Roland of Red Circle, Gazettes and Comics; Coming film: 'Who's Guilty'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-05-23 - 1917-05-24
Summary:

Tonight: Screening of Pathe's great photoplay 'Ambition' featuring Ruth Roland of Red Circle, Gazettes and Comics; Coming film: 'Who's Guilty'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-05-24
Summary:

The Victoria Theatre is screening a beautiful drama where Ruth Roland figures in the principal role. Extra matinees are announced for children at which instructive pictures will be screened. The film 'Who's Guilty?' is announced for Friday.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1918-09-16 - 1918-09-18
Summary:

September 16-18. Performance, 'Moranco,' quick-change artist and dancer. 'Ambition' featuring Ruth Roland of 'Red Circle' Fame. Selected comics.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-09-16 - 1918-09-18
Summary:

September 16, 17 and 18, 9.15 p.m. performance, Morango, specialty dancer. Also 'Ambition' featuring Ruth Roland of 'Red Circle' fame and selected comics. Booking at Anderson's.