A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-01-18 - 1913-01-21
Summary:

Special Feature Comic: 'The Sleeping Car Conductor' and News of the Day including 'Launch of H.M.S - 'Marlborough'', 'Latest Scenes from The Front', ''Adam Beda' wins The Cambridgeshire', 'Fashions in Furs', 'Queen…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-03-14
Summary:

The Melbourne Company will stage a miniature musical comedy called 'Suzanne,' members included Tosti, Stephen Adams, Edwin Green, Arthur Sullivan, Tschaikowsky, Sidney Jones, Lionel Monckton, Wagner and Miss Ada Edney with Mr Tom Melbourne.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-11-27
Summary:

A fund of enjoyable items was provided at the Victoria Theatre last night, by the Magpie Pierrot Troupe, for the large audience which gathered at the concert in aid of the 'Heather Day' Fund, which should benefit to a considerable amount. Pte. Pickering, Sergeant McGregor, Ice Cpl.…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-11-27
Summary:

A successful concert was held at the Victoria Theatre last evening. New items were provided by Mr. White and Mr. Adams. A new comedy song was sung and singers were greatly applauded. Performances by Mlle. Louise Sterling, Pipers McEwen, McGregor, Jack Straw.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-08-20
Summary:

Edward Peple, the author of the Broadway success, 'The Silver Girl,' declares that the screen version, starring Frank Keenan and Catherine Adams, is the best photo-adaptation of all of his plays in screen thus far. Mr. Keenan, considered the role in this film, is his biggest of all his…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-09-27 - 1920-09-27
Summary:

Should death bed promises be kept? Or broken just as lightly as they are seriously given? Jimmy Dodd promised his dying mother that he would not marry until his sisters were provided for. He kept his promise and in doing so ruined his life. This is the theme of 'The Gay Old Dog,' a…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1920-10-02 - 1920-10-05
Summary:

Famous American Star re-appears. Billie Burke in 'Arms and the Girl.' 'Jimmy Wanted to Get Married.' Also Paramount-Bray-Pictographs.

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Headline: Coronet Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-04-27
Summary:

A splendid all-star Benjamin B. Hampton photodrama, 'The Money-Changers,' comes to the Coronet tonight. Using the basic theme of Upton Sinclair's novel, 'The Money-Changers,' Mr. Sinclair and Mr. Hampton wrote a new story for the screen. The cast included Robert McKim,…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-04-28
Summary:

A photoplay 'The Money Changers,' Benjamin B. Hampton's Masterpiece, was shown for the first time at the Coronet yesterday. The story is by Upton Sinclair and the cast includes Robert McKimm [sic], Roy Stewart, Claire Adams and Audrey Chapman.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-11-14 - 1921-11-14
Summary:

The Best of Luck,' a Metro play with an all-star cast including Kathryn Adams, also featuring Jack Holt, Lila Leslie and Fred Malatesta. Illustration included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-01-30 - 1922-01-30
Summary:

There are 'Alias Jimmy Valentine' and 'Dice of Destiny.' Both of them will be screened at The Coronet.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-01-30 - 1922-01-30
Summary:

These are 'Dice of Destiny' and 'Alias Jimmy Valentine,' both will be screened at the Coronet. Come along tonight and see 'Dice of Destiny.'

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-01-31 - 1922-01-31
Summary:

Dice of Destiny' ranks with 'Alias Jimmy Valentine' as the best crook drama since 'The Honor System.' It is showing tonight. Picture included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-05-05 - 1922-05-05
Summary:

The Son of Wallingford.'

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-06-06 - 1922-06-09
Summary:

Today, a high-powered drama, 'The Lure of Egypt' from the famous novel, with Robert McKim, Claire Adams and Joseph Dowling. June 9 Remarks: Illustration included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-06-08 - 1922-06-10
Summary:

The Lure of Egypt' from the famous novel 'There Was a King in Egypt.' Film plot and photo included. June 10 Remarks: All-star cast including Robert McKim, Maude Wayne, Claire Adams, Carl Gantvoort, Harry Lorraine and Joseph Dowling.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-06-09 - 1922-06-12
Summary:

Today at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Pathe presents Claire Adams, Robert McKim and Joseph J. Dowling in 'The Lure of Egypt' in 6 parts. 2.30 p.m. and 7.15 p.m., Eddie Polo in 'Do or Die' episodes 8 and 9. Usual prices. Booking at the theatre.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-06-09
Summary:

The Lure of Egypt,' featuring Claire Adams, Robert McKim, Joseph Dowling, Maude Wayne and Carl Gantvoort, will be screened at the World Theatre on Friday. The film is directed by Howard Hickman, and is based on Norma Lorimer's novel, 'There was a King in Egypt.' Film synopsis…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-06-09
Summary:

The Federal Pathe feature 'The Lure of Egypt' is the attraction of World Theatre today. It was adapted from Norma Lorimer's novel 'There was a King in Egypt.' The film is starred by Robert McKim, Claire Adams, Joseph J. Dowling, Carl Gantvoort and Maude Wayne.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-06-09
Summary:

Today, World Theatre is showing the Federal-Pathe photodrama 'The Lure of Egypt.' The photodrama is based on Norma Lorimer's novel 'There was a King in Egypt.' Directed by Howard Hickman, the cast includes Robert McKim, Claire Adams, Joseph J. Dowing [sic], Maude Wayne,…