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: 1913-01-24
Summary:

The Hughes Comedy Company again staged 'The Speculators' (at Victoria Theatre). Tonight, a double bill is promised – 'The Bullfighters' and 'Three of a Kind.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-06-16 - 1922-06-17
Summary:

Someone Must Pay' by Ivan Abramson, with the cast includes Gail Kane, Edmund Breese, Jackie Saunders, Hugh Thompson, Jere Austin, Baby Dorothy Arnold and others. Picture included.

3
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-06-19
Summary:

Ivan Abramson's photo drama 'Someone Must Pay,' is playing for the last time at the World Theatre. The cast includes Gail Kane, Edmund Breese, Jackie Saunders, Hugh Thompson, Jere Austin, Baby Dorothy Arnold and others.

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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: 1913-01-22
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: 1913-01-27
Summary:

The Hughes Comedy Company presented 'Spedelbounder's Dream' at the Victoria Theatre last night. Mr. Vack and Mr. Le Blane kept the audience in a good, steady laugh throughout and Miss Eugenie Le Blane, Miss St. Clair and Miss Martin were as entertaining as ever. Tonight, this will…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-06-15 - 1922-06-19
Summary:

Ivan Abramson's absorbing drama, 'Someone Must Pay,' starring Gail Kane, Edumund [sic] Breese and Jackie Saunders. June 15 Remarks: Review included. June 16 Remarks: The cast also includes Hugh Thompson, Jere Austin and Baby Dorothy Arnold. Photo included. June 19 Remakrs: Photo…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-03-25 - 1920-03-27
Summary:

For four nights only, commencing Saturday 27th, March 1920, at 9.15 p.m. only, the moral uplift society of America presents the powerful photoplay, 'It May Be Your Daughter,' a pleasing story, beautiful photography and splendid acting by an admirable cast, Edith Thornton, Hugh Thompson…

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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: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-10-31
Summary:

Enemies of Women,' based on Vicente Blasco Ibanez's novel, starring Lionel Barrymore, Alma Rubens, Pedro de Cordoba, Gareth Hughes, Gladys Hulette, William H. Thompson, William Collier Jr, Paul Panzer, is showing at the Star Theatre. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-02-19
Summary:

Mr. Donald C. Thompson is touring the East now. He's a photographer and has returned New York for short periods with moving pictures.

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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…

14
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-12-02 - 1922-12-02
Summary:

Last shows of the wonderful picture of 'The World and Its Woman,' featuring Geraldine Farrar, in 7 parts, story by Thompson Buchanan. Picture included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-03-25 - 1920-03-30
Summary:

Tonight until Tuesday at 9.15 p.m., the Moral Uplift Society of America presents 'It May Be Your Daughter.' At 5.15 p.m., William Fox presents Betty Nansen in 'A Woman's Temptation' [sic]. At 7.15 p.m., Kathleen Clifford in 'Who is Number One' episodes Nos. 10…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-11-25 - 1922-11-30
Summary:

Geraldine Farrar and Lou Tellegen in 'The World and Its Woman,' story by Thompson Buchanan. Plot included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-10-18 - 1924-10-22
Summary:

October 18 Remarks: Teaser ad for the film 'Enemies of Women.' The ad didn't mention the theatre's name, surmised from other ads. October 20 Remarks: The author, Vicente Blasco Ibanez, also wrote 'The Four Horsemen.' The cast includes Lionel Barrymore, Alma Rubens,…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-11-28 - 1922-11-28
Summary:

Commencing Wednesday till Saturday, Geraldine Farrar and Lou Tellegen in 'The World and Its Woman,' in 7 parts, story by Thompson Buchanan.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1913-01-21
Summary:

The Hughes Musical Comedy Company fully upheld their reputation as entertainers last evening in their presentation at the Victoria Theatre of 'A Day at the Races.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-06-28
Summary:

Two popular songs, 'Keep the Home Fires Burning' and 'If You Were the Only Girl,' were the subject of an action in the King's Bench Division recently when an injunction was applied for and damage claimed by the 'Performing Rights' [sic] Society, Ltd.',…