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: 1909-08-20 - 1909-08-30
Summary:

Premier hall of Hong Kong, Des Voeux Road Central. Two performances at 7:15 to 9 and 9:15 to 11:15 p.m. Change of programme every two days. Magnificent films. Artistes: Phillip Sisters and Madame Harrison. Matinees on Saturdays and Sundays at 4 p.m.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1909-08-31
Summary:

Madame Harrison, in her imitations of Harry Lauder and German songs, is meeting with great success at the Victoria Cinematograph nightly. The films are also the most interesting and the hall is particularly cool during those hot evenings.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1909-08-31 - 1909-09-03
Summary:

Premier hall of Hong Kong, Des Voeux Road Central. Tuesday next, farewell performance of Signor Torras. Special programme. Artistes: Phillip Sisters and Madame Harrison. Matinees on Saturdays and Sundays at 4 p.m.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1909-09-04 - 1909-09-09
Summary:

Premier hall of Hong Kong, Des Voeux Road Central. Two performances at 7:15 to 9 and 9:15 to 11:15 p.m. Change of programme every two days. Magnificent films. Artistes: Phillip Sisters and Madame Harrison. Matinees on Saturdays and Sundays at 4 p.m.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1909-09-10 - 1909-09-10
Summary:

Premier hall of Hong Kong, Des Voeux Road Central. Tonight, Friday, 10th, grand benefit performance of Phillip Sisters. Good pictures. Madame Harrison. Miss Bessie Young. Tomorrow matinees at 4 p.m.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1909-09-11
Summary:

A grand benefit performance to the Sister Philips was given at the Victoria Cinematograph last night and there was a good attendance. Madame Harrison also appeared in new songs and Miss Dory-ta appears as Miss B. Young.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1909-09-11 - 1909-09-11
Summary:

Premier hall of Hong Kong, Des Voeux Road Central. Good pictures. Phillip Sisters. Madame Harrison. Miss Bessie Young. Matinees on Saturdays and Sundays at 4 p.m.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1909-09-13 - 1909-09-14
Summary:

Premier hall of Hong Kong, Des Voeux Road Central. Farewell performances of Phillip Sisters, Madame Harrison and Miss Doryta. Magnificent films. Matinees on Saturdays and Sundays at 4 p.m.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1911-10-19
Summary:

The management of the Victoria Theatre has been fortunate in securing the services of two fine dancers as Harrison and Vernon.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-07-05
Summary:

The wet weather militating against an outdoor show, the Colombia Park boys from America, gave their entertainment last night in Victoria Theatre. The jazz band included Mr. Gus Levy, Messrs. McGowan, Falk, Harrison and Wesch.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-05-24
Summary:

London, May 19 – Devonshire House has been purchased for a million guineas by a Londoner named Sibthorp and a Liverpool shipowner called Harrison, who will utilize a portion for a kinema of an unprecedented character, with a restaurant and dancing room attached.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-08-04
Summary:

As already briefly reported, Devonshire House, the famous mansion in Piccadilly has been sold for a million guineas. It is to be pulled down, and in its place will be built: A palatial cinema with seating accommodation for 5,000 people; A spacious dancing hall; A restaurant and tea-rooms. The…

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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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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-08-30 - 1921-08-30
Summary:

Can a good man be hypnotised into committing an evil action? Remarks: Teaser ad.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-08-30 - 1921-08-30
Summary:

Blind Husbands,' for two nights only at the Coronet. Illustration and plot included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-08-30 - 1921-08-30
Summary:

If not, who killed Harrison Kirk? Film title not mentioned.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-08-31 - 1921-08-31
Summary:

Can you solve a hypnotic mystery? Who killed Harrison Kirke?

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-09-01 - 1921-09-01
Summary:

After being hypnotised by Frank Leigh, George Clayton dreams that he has murdered Harrison Kirke, with who he has the evening had an unpleasant encounter. In the morning it is discovered that Kirke has indeed been murdered. Clayton believes that he has committed the crime, until detective…

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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.