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: 1914-10-28
Summary:

The second film of Pathe's War Gazette has been received in Hong Kong and will be shown at the Bijou Theatre. The pictures include the first prize of war, a German ship being towed into Yarmouth; the entry of the French into Alsace and paying off British troops. Scenes in Paris on the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-12-11
Summary:

Jean d'Arc,' a historical drama produced by Savoia Co., about the heroine and English invaders, will be screened at the Victoria Theatre this afternoon. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-12-24
Summary:

Deaths are reported at the front of Jean Maingaud and Fernand Dreyfus of the firm of Pathe Freres. M. Mainguad had been employed in the Singapore branch of the firm of Pathe Freres, and M. Dreyfus, was for several years manager of the same firm and of the Alhambra cinematograph.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-01-27 - 1916-01-29
Summary:

On Jan 28, the thrilling and beautiful dramas, 'The Sin of Jean Perlot' and 'The Heart of Maggie Malone'; interesting Pathe's British Gazette, The French troops in Alsace, the marmot; comics, 'Youth Must Have Its Day,' 'Chips of the Old Block.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1916-01-27 - 1916-01-28
Summary:

The dramas, 'The Sin of Jean Perlot' and 'The Heart of Maggie Malone.' Interesting pictures including 'French Troops in Alsace' and 'The Marmot.' Pathe's British Gazette included. Comic including 'Youth Must Have its Day' and 'Chip of…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-01-28 - 1916-01-28
Summary:

Films screenings including 'The Sin of Jean Perlot', 'The Heat of Maggie Malone', 'French Troops in Alsace', 'The Marmot', 'Youth Must Have Its Day' and 'Chip of the Old Block'; Screening of Pathe's British Gazette

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-01-29 - 1916-01-31
Summary:

Films screenings including 'The Sin of Jean Perlot', 'The Heat of Maggie Malone', 'French Troops in Alsace', 'The Marmot', 'Youth Must Have Its Day' and 'Chip of the Old Block'; Screening of Pathe's British Gazette

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1916-01-29 - 1916-01-29
Summary:

The dramas, 'The Sin of Jean Perlot' and 'The Heart of Maggie Malone.' Interesting pictures including 'French Troops in Alsace' and 'The Marmot' on Saturday, 29th January, 1916. Pathe's British Gazette included. Comics including 'Youth Must Have…

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Headline: Victoria
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-01-31
Summary:

In point of plot and of acting 'The Sin of Jean Perlot' is one of the greatest successes Messrs Pathe have achieved. Other items include Pathe's British Gazette, the French Troops in Alsace, some comics and an American drama entitled 'The Heart of Maggie Malone.'…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-12-04 - 1916-12-06
Summary:

On Dec 5, the magnificent photoplay 'The Sea' in 3 parts, after the novel 'La Mer' by Jean Jullien; interesting: 'Pathe's British Gazette,' 'The Great War: With the French Squadron at Malta'; comics: 'Married a Year,' 'Ready Made Family…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-12-05 - 1916-12-05
Summary:

Screening of the magnificent photoplay 'The Sea' in 3 parts, after the novel 'La Mer' by Jean Jullien, 'Pathe's British Gazette' and 'The Great War' (French Squadron at Malta), Comics: 'Married a Year', 'Ready Made Fmaily' and…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-12-06 - 1916-12-07
Summary:

Tonight: Screening of the magnificent photoplay 'The Sea' in 3 parts, after the novel 'La Mer' by Jean Jullien, 'Pathe's British Gazette' and 'The Great War' (French Squadron at Malta), Comics: 'Married a Year', 'Ready Made Fmaily…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-04-23
Summary:

At the Hongkong Theatre tonight, the Paramount picture 'Gretna Green' will be screened and next Saturday Jesse L. Lasky presents Lou Tellegen, the famous actor in 'The Black Wolf' from the play by Jean Barrymore. Tellegan established himself as a romantic actor when he…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-05-20
Summary:

A delightful film 'The Girl from Bohemia' is now being shown at the Coronet. It is finely-acted photo-play with Mrs. Irene Castle in the role as Alice Paige. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-08-07 - 1919-08-09
Summary:

Tonight till Sunday, another fine picture 'The Test' with a very strong plot. A Harold Lloyd comedy 'The Dutiful Dub.' Matinee: 'The Vicar of Wakefield.' Booking at Anderson's. August 8 remarks: Matinee: The final episode of 'The Terror of the Range'…

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Headline: The Victoria
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-08-09 - 1919-08-09
Summary:

Sunday's matinee, we are screening on Sunday afternoon only, Henry Krauss in 'The Tramp,' from the work of the poet, Jean Richepin.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1920-03-11 - 1920-03-13
Summary:

When a play runs for three years at one theatre, it is a pretty good guarantee that the show is a good one! This was the case with 'Blue Jeans,' the screen version of which is on tonight. March 11-13 remarks: Viola Dana in 'Blue Jeans,' seven reels. March 13 remarks: Metro…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-03-11 - 1920-03-13
Summary:

A super-production at ordinary prices, Viola Dana in 'Blue Jeans' in seven reels.

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Headline: Coronet Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-03-11
Summary:

Commencing today the 'star' picture at the Coronet Theatre will be 'Blue Jeans,' a Metro special production in seven acts, featuring Viola Dana. Film synopsis included.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-03-11 - 1920-02-13
Summary:

Tonight, a super production at ordinary prices, Viola Dana in Blue Jeans in 7 reels. March 13 Remarks: On page 5, another ad. on Metro's 'Blue Jeans,' also showing 'The Circus King' episodes 9 and 10 at 7.15 p.m.