A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-10-17
Summary:

A jerry-built brick Chinese theatre in Sampeng, near Bangkok, was blown down on the 2nd inst. One person was killed and several injured. Fortunately, there was no theatrical performance at the time.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1912-11-28 - 1912-11-30
Summary:

Battle of Vanila,' 'You Kid,' and 'The Triflers' on Sunday and Monday, Dec 1st & 2nd; Tom and Jerry and College Days on Tuesday; 'The Man from Mexico,' 'The Girl and the Jockey' on Wednesday and Thursday; 'My Friend from Australia' on…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1912-12-02 - 1912-12-02
Summary:

Tonight: The Triflers (chorus girls contest) on Tuesday; Tom and Jerry and College Days; The Man from Mexico, the Girl and the Jockey on Wednesday & Thursday; My Friend from Australia on Friday; Brown's in Town, Rooms for Rent on Saturday and Sunday. Booking at Moutrie's.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1912-12-03 - 1912-12-03
Summary:

Tonight: Tom and Jerry and College Days; The Man from Mexico, the Girl and the Jockey on Wednesday and Thursday; My Friend from Australia on Friday; Brown's in Town and Rooms for Rent on Saturday and Sunday. Booking at Moutrie's.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-02-26
Summary:

There was a fine 5-part picture 'A Daughter of the West' with Baby Marie Osborne being seen to advantage this film. A Comic 'Jerry's Million' was very amusing. Audiences in Victoria Theatre were well satisfied.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-12-18
Summary:

Two good houses welcomed the new programme last night at the Coronet, which is of a very high standard indeed. The opening item was a Club Comedy, 'Jerry and the Vampire,' starring George Ovey. Following item is an exceedingly fine 6 parts METRO production, 'The Voice of…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1920-01-19 - 1920-01-20
Summary:

There will be a continuous performance. Charlotte in 'The Frozen Warning,' Emily Stevens in 'The Wager,' Madame Petrova in 'Extravagance,' Harold Lockwood in 'The Haunted Pyjamas,' 'Sporting Life,' Norma Talmadge in 'Panthea,' Emmy…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-01-19 - 1920-01-20
Summary:

Has the time come yet for a continuous performance theatre in Hongkong, similar to those in all the big cities of Europe and America? We wish to find out! On Wednesday, therefore, from 2.30 to 11.30 p.m., there will be a continuous performance. Tea and cakes will be served free to everyone…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1920-01-21 - 1920-01-21
Summary:

Continuous performance from 4.45 to 11.30 p.m. Jerry in 'Beachnuts,' Harold Lockwood in 'The Haunted Pyjamas,' Billy West in 'The Candy Kid,' Norma Talmadge in 'Panthea,' Christy [sic] comedy 'Tramp, Tramp, Tramp,' Emily Stevens in 'The…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-01-21 - 1920-01-21
Summary:

Continuous performance from 2.30 p.m. to 11.30 p.m. Timetable: 2.30 p.m., Paramount pictograph; 2.45 p.m., Madame Petrova in 'Extravagance' in 5 parts; 4 p.m., Billy West in 'The Pest'; 4.30 p.m., a conference of dogdom; 4.45 p.m., Jerry in 'Beech Nuts' [sic]; 5 p.m…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-01-21 - 1920-01-21
Summary:

Continuous performance from 2.30 p.m. to 11.30 p.m.: 4.45 p.m. Jerry in 'Beechnuts [sic]'; 5 p.m., Harold Lockwood in 'The Haunted Pyjamas' in 5 parts; 6.05 p.m., Billy West in 'The Candy Kid'; 6.35 p.m. Norma Talmage in 'Panthea'; 8 p.m., Christy [sic]…

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Headline: The Victoria
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1920-02-14 - 1920-02-21
Summary:

Watch for the opening night of The Bell Vaudeville at the Victoria. February 18 remarks: Richard and Michel, the famous comedy Acrobats. Booking at Anderson's. February 19 remarks: There is a short programme of pictures as well. February 21 remarks: Dick and Jerry in a comic entry. Also,…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-02-20 - 1920-02-20
Summary:

Tonight, Richard Bell presents the Bell's Vaudeville. Dick and Jerry in a comic entry. Also 'Hinton's Double' in five intense parts, the novelty acrobatic film of the only and original Hun-Guno troupe of Chinese acrobats. Special matinee on Saturday (21st) at 5 p.m. Booking…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1920-05-28 - 1920-05-31
Summary:

What constitutes virtue in a man? May 28-29 remarks: The greatest melodrama of the year 'Virtuous Men' in 7 parts, 'Jerry's Red Hot Trail' and 'Appletime in Evangeline's Land.' May 31 remarks: 'Aladdin.' May 31 remarks: 'Elmo the Mighty…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-05-28 - 1920-05-29
Summary:

Tonight at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., the greatest melodrama of the year, 'Virtuous Men' in 7 parts. Also 'Jerry's Red Hot Trail' and 'Apple Time in Evangeline's Land.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-05-28
Summary:

Virtuous Men,' the Coronet's latest super film, is an ambitious production. It is under the direction of Ralph Ince. The cast includes such well-known names as E. K. Lincoln, Grace Darling, Robert W. Cummings, William B. Mack and Danny Hayes. Film synopsis included. In addition, the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-01-02
Summary:

Few people, probably, have not seen 'Peg o' My Heart,' which since its first production about ten years ago has been played in practically every country in the world. In the film story, which comes to the Coronet screen today for a short run, Miss Laurette Taylor, the original…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-12-08
Summary:

World Theatre will be screening the film version of David Belasco's stage success 'The Gold Diggers,' for four days' run, commencing on Wednesday, 10th. The film tells the story of Jerry La Mar who is shown in a Spanish dance with all true Spanish costumes and atmosphere. The…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-12-11
Summary:

The showing yesterday at the World Theatre indicated that 'The Gold Diggers,' the adaptation of David Belasco play of the same name, and a Broadway success for above two years, is one of those pictures which makes its coming an event to remember. One of the splendid scenes in the…