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: 1920-10-29
Summary:

Blanche Sweet's new photoplay, 'The Deadlier Sex,' showing for four days commencing today, at the Coronet Theatre. Bayard Veiller is the author of this Jesse D. Hampton-Pathe film. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-07-04
Summary:

Felix O'Day turned to hate and revenge due to his trust and confidence violated by his dearest friend. The is the theme of the dramatic offering today at the Kowloon Theatre, where H. B. Warner, in the Jesse D. Hampton-Pathe production, 'Felix O'Day,' is being shown.

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

In 'A Broadway Cowboy' the Jesse D. Hampton-Pathe feature at the Kowloon Theatre today, William Desmond starred as the lead role while the story is written by Byron Morgan.

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-10-07
Summary:

Come Again Smith,' in which Jesse D. Hampton presents J. Warren Kerrigan in the story, will be shown at the World Theatre tomorrow and Monday. Film plot included.

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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: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-08-13 - 1921-08-13
Summary:

Today at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, tomorrow at 6 and 9.15 p.m., Blanche Sweet in 'A Woman of Pleasure,' an English melodrama which has made theatrical history, by Jesse D. Hampton in 7 parts. Illustration included.

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

In 'A Broadway Cowboy' the Jesse D. Hampton-Pathe feature at the Kowloon Theatre today, William Desmond portrays a young tenderfoot actor who suddenly finds himself the central figure in a lot of hair-raising, uncomfortable and highly amusing adventures in Montana and all for the love…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-12-16 - 1920-12-16
Summary:

Tonight at 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, Jesse D. Hampton presents William Desmond in 'A Broadway Cowboy.' Also showing ‘Snub' Pollard in 'Call a Taxi' and November news from home in Coronet Review. Illustration included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-05-25
Summary:

World Theatre is going to screen 'When We Were Twenty-one,' starring H.B. Warner, on Friday. The photoplay is directed by Henry King and is produced by Jesse D. Hampton for Pathe distribution. The cast also includes James W. Morrison, Claire Anderson, Christine Mayo, Minna Grey and…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-05-25
Summary:

H. B. Warner is presented at the World Theatre on Friday, May 26th in a picturization of the stage play by H. V. Esmond, 'When We Were Twenty-One.' He is given support of James Morrison, Claire Anderson and Christine Mayo. It is a Jesse D. Hampton-Pathe feature and enjoys the…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-03-04
Summary:

A beautiful and attractive drama, 'The Girl in the Web,' will be screened from tomorrow till Tuesday at the Hongkong Theatre. 'Miss Maitland, Private Secretary' by Geraldine Bonner, is the story from which 'The Girl in the Web' was taken. It introduces Miss Sweet in…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-09-18
Summary:

World Theatre is going to screen the film version of Meredith Nicholson's famous best-seller 'The House of a Thousand Candles,' entitled 'Haunting Shadows,' featuring H. B. Warner. A real example of Tudor architecture was used to show the interior and exterior of the…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-08-12
Summary:

The Coronet Theatre, 'the little house which shows the big picture,' which has been undergoing an extensive renovation, reopens on Saturday for four days with 'A Woman of Pleasure,' a seven-part melodrama filmed by Jesse D. Hampton for Pathe. The story was written by James…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-08-09
Summary:

The Star is showing 'Bob Hampton of Placer' today. The title role is taken by James Kirkwood, and another favourite in the picture is Wesley 'Freckles' Barry.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-07-02
Summary:

Bob Hampton of Placer' is now showing at the Coronet. It is produced by Marshall Neilan, starred by Wesley 'Freckles' Barry, James Kirkwood, Noah Beery and Marjorie Daw.

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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: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-08-12
Summary:

The Coronet Theatre has been undergoing extensive renovation, and it will reopen on Saturday, with 'A Woman of Pleasure,' filmed by Jesse D. Hampton for Pathe. The story was written by James Willard. Meanwhile, Miss Sweet takes a role in the film, and is given support by Wheeler Oakman…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-07-02
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is currently screening 'Bob Hampton of Placer.' The film is produced by Marshall Neilan and is getting widespread appreciation from the audience. The film is gaining popularity for its spectacular scenes, top-notch performance by James Kirkwood, Noah Beery and Marjorie…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-06-29 - 1923-06-29
Summary:

Wesley Barry was great in 'Go and Get It' and in 'Dirty.' He surpasses himself in 'Bob Hampton of Placer.' Plot and signature of H. W. Ray included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-06-29
Summary:

One of the most picturesque chapters of American frontier history is revived on the screen in Marshall Neilan's picture version of Randall Parrish's stirring story, 'Bob Hampton of Placer,' which comes to the Coronet Theatre tomorrow. The cast includes James Kirkwood, Wesley…