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: 1919-06-10
Summary:

'Moral Suicide' is the punchy title of a new special feature soon to be released by the Victoria Theatre. It is written by Ivan Abramson, whose screen successes included 'Forbidden Fruit,' 'Sins of Ambition,' 'Enlighten Thy Daughter' and 'Sins of the…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-06-11 - 1919-06-14
Summary:

Don't forget tomorrow night 'Moral Suicide.' It was written and produced by Ivan Abramson, the author responsible for such successes as 'Enlighten Thy Daughter,' 'Forbidden Fruits' and 'Sons of the Parents' [sic], etc. Jun 12 remarks: Matinee: '…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-06-11
Summary:

Ivan Abramson, author and director of the sensational photoplay 'Moral Suicide' will be shown at the Victoria Theatre on Thursday. Abramson's previous work includes 'A Fool's Paradise,' 'Forbidden Fruit,' 'A Mother's Confession,' 'The…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-06-12
Summary:

Ivan Abramson, author and director of the sensational photo-play 'Moral Suicide,' to be shown at the Victoria Theatre, wrote the story with the purpose of educating the public to the fragilities of human nature. His success photo-dramas included 'A Fool's Paradise,'…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-06-12
Summary:

Moral Suicide,' produced by Graphic Film Corporation and released by Pathe, is a new special feature to be shown at the Victoria Theatre. The film is directed by Ivan Abramson, who also wrote 'Forbidden Fruit,' 'Sins of Ambition,' 'Enlighten Thy Daughter' and…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-11-12
Summary:

A good show takes place at Hongkong Theatre this week, with a beautiful drama entitled 'The Faded Flower' in six parts from Inn [sic] Film Co. Inc., featuring Marguerite Snow. Another wonderful film will screen on Saturday, entitled 'A Woman's resurrection' in seven…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-01-30
Summary:

Tomorrow; Saturday, quite a new feature of film presented by Edison's Photoplay, entitled 'The Cossack's Whip' [sic], featuring Viola Dana, written by James Oppenheim, will be screened till Tuesday night in Hongkong Theatre. Another forthcoming celebrity of Kinema Art, the…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1920-02-06 - 1920-02-07
Summary:

Pathe presents a great seven reel feature 'Moral Suicide.' It was written and produced by Ivan Abramson, the author responsible for such success as 'Enlighten Thy Daughter,' 'Forbidden Fruit' and 'Songs of the Parents.' By special request, Miss Adelaida,…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-02-06 - 1920-02-06
Summary:

Tonight, Pathe presents a great seven-reel feature, 'Moral Suicide,' the greatest picture that has ever been produced. It was written and produced by Ivan Abramson, the author responsible for such success as 'Enlighten Thy Daughter,' 'Forbidden Fruit' and '…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-02-06
Summary:

The recent pictures which have been screened at the Hongkong Theatre during this last week have proved their popularity. A remarkable production is a five reel film entitled 'The Majesty of the Law,' featuring George Fawcett. It is announced that the next change of programme will…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1920-07-03 - 1920-07-06
Summary:

Tonight, Ivan Film Productions Inc. presents Paula Shay in 'Forbidden Fruit.' A remarkably tense film play in 6 parts and comedy.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-07-03 - 1920-07-06
Summary:

Tonight at 5.15 and 9.15, Ivan Film Productions Inc. presents Paula Shay in 'Forbidden Fruit,' a remarkably tense film play in 6 parts. Also comedy.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-07-03
Summary:

The drama 'Forbidden Fruit,' in six reels, will be on the programme at Hongkong Theatre tonight and till Tuesday next. The Straits papers speak highly of this picture and the title itself invites curiosity. The principal people in it are Everett Butterfield and Paula Shay. It is from…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-07-03 - 1920-07-06
Summary:

Tonight at 5.15 and 9.15, Ivan Film Productions Inc. presents Paula Shay in 'Forbidden Fruit' and comedy.

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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…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1920-10-29
Summary:

Blanche Sweet appears at the Coronet Theatre today and for four days in her newest Jesse D. Hampton-Pathe feature, 'The Deadlier Sex.' Miss Sweet is given excellent support by Mahlon Hamilton as the man who wanted nothing that money could buy; Winter Hall her father; Russell Simpson as…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-09-19
Summary:

An extraordinary production by the Graphic Film Co., a splendid drama written and directed by Ivan Abramson is now screening at the Hongkong Theatre in seven parts entitled 'The Moral Suicide.' John Mason, famous on the American stage for many years, is starred in this sensational play…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-09-19
Summary:

A drama entitled 'The Moral Suicide' written and directed by Ivan Abramson, is now being screened at the Hongkong Theatre. John Mason is starred in this play as Richard Covington. John Mason is rated with French actor, Guitry, by no less an authority than Augustus Thomas, the…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-09-19
Summary:

The Moral Suicide' a 7-part Graphic Film Co. drama written and directed by Ivan Abramson is now screening at the Hongkong Theatre. The film starred John Mason.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-03-29 - 1922-04-03
Summary:

Watch for further announcement. Film plot included. The ad didn't mention the theatre's name, surmised from later ads. March 30 Remarks: Screening at the World Theatre. The film is presented by Ivan Abramson. Illustration of Vivian Martin included. April 1 Remarks: At 5.15 p.m. and 9.…