A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Headline: Keaton Comedy
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-03-28
Summary:

Buster Keaton feature comedy, 'Three Ages,' is being shown at Queen's Theatre. Other cast included Margaret Leahy and Wallace Beery. The film is directed by Buster Keaton and Eddie Cline, from the story of Jean Havez, Joe Mitchell and Clyde Bruckman. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-03-28
Summary:

The 'grandeur that was Rome' lives again at the Queen's Theatre, where Buster Keaton's first full-length feature comedy, 'Three Ages,' is being shown. Keaton is supported by Margaret Leahy and Wallace Beery among others of an able cast. 'Three Ages' is a…

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Headline: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-03-26
Summary:

Margaret Leahy, who plays opposite Buster Keaton in Metro feature comedy, 'Three Ages,' which comes to the Queen's Theatre today. Other cast included Wallace Beery, Joe Roberts, Lillian Lawrence and Horace 'Cupid' Morgan. The film is directed by Buster Keaton and Eddie…

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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: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-03-28 - 1925-03-28
Summary:

Today at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, tomorrow positively last shows at 6.00, 7.15 and 9.15, Joseph M. Schenck presents Buster Keaton in the 6-part feature, 'Three Ages,' featuring Margaret Leahy, Wallace Beery, Joe Roberts, Lillian Lawrence, Horace (‘Cupid') Morgan, directed by…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-03-26
Summary:

Three Ages,' Buster Keaton's first full-length feature, comes to the Queen's Theatre today. Keaton has deserted the two-reel slap-stick comedies, and will henceforth star in comedies of feature attraction. 'Three Ages' is classed as a burlesque on love, marriage and…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-07-10 - 1922-07-10
Summary:

Jean Paige in 'Black Beauty.' Illustration included.

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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: 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: 1920-05-26
Summary:

London, April 22 – At a special interview with Mr C. F. Higham, M. P., who is the Managing Director of the recently formed Alliance Film Corporation, he told me something of the company's immediate plans. They have been lucky enough to secure Matheson Lang to play the part he created in…

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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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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.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-11-29
Summary:

Mary Pickford and Charlie Chaplin share the major portion of the current programme at the Kowloon Theatre, in 'How Could You, Jean?' and 'The Immigrant.'

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

P. C. 511,' a story of the Shanghai Municipal police force, the first real Chinese motion picture, shown by courtesy of the B. A. T.

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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: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-11-28
Summary:

The current programme in Kowloon Theatre: 'How Could You Jean?' featuring Mary Pickford and 'The Immigrant' by Charlie Chaplin. Plots of both films were included.

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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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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: 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: 1925-03-18
Summary:

It may be true that a prophet has no honour in his own country, but happily, this does not apply to Amateur Dramatic Companies. The Quarry Bay A. D. C. have shown that they not only deserve success but that they can command it. For that reason, there is sure to be a crowded house at the Star…