A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-05-10
Summary:

At the Hongkong Theatre, Thos. Ince presents the favourite star Dorothy Dalton in 'The Price Mark,' a story by John Ritchie. The Bray's Studio paramount pictures will continue their series of very interesting events in addition to some comic comedies which will be given at…

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Headline: Victoria
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-01-09
Summary:

At the Victoria Theatre, during the past few nights, the main attraction has been the opening instalments of the new serial: 'The Iron Claw,' a piece which furnishes thrills and sensations without stint. The new war pictures and Pathe Gazette are quite up to their usual good standard,…

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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: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-02-14 - 1920-02-14
Summary:

You may know him as the writer of 'Lord John's Journal,' edited by L. N. and A. M. Williamson. He is an amateur detective and believe us, he is some sleuth. The Coronet have secured some pictures with this versatile Briton in the principal role and will present the first tonight…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-02-22 - 1917-02-22
Summary:

Screening of 'Father John'; Coming film: Pathe's 'Via Wireless'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-11-16 - 1921-11-16
Summary:

The Coronet: Today at 2.30, 5.15 and 9.15, Will Rogers in 'Almost a Husband,' 'Fellow Romans' and Bray Cartoon. Kowloon Theatre: Tonight at 9 p.m. only, Mabel Normand in 'Pinto.' Also ‘Snub' Comedy and Screen Magazine. Dancing after pictures.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-11-17 - 1921-11-18
Summary:

The Coronet: Today at 2.30, 5.15 and 9.15, Will Rogers in 'Almost a Husband,' 'Fellow Romans' and Bray Cartoon. Kowloon Theatre: Tonight at 9 p.m. only, Douglas Fairbanks in 'Arizona.' Also Screen Magazine and 'Wot Next?' [sic]. Dancing after pictures.

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Headline: Kowloon Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-10-22 - 1921-10-22
Summary:

Reopen tonight with 'The Weaker Sex' featuring Dorothy Dalton, Charles Ray, Louise Glaum, Robert McKim and J. Barney Sherry, five big stars in one fine picture. There is also ‘Snub' Pollard in 'Start the Show,' Paramount Magazine and Bray Cartoon.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-05-07
Summary:

What would you do if you loved a girl and your mother disliked her? This is the question for you to answer when you see 'The Cabaret Girl' tonight at the Hongkong Theatre. It is a most amusing picture in which Ruth Clifford takes the leading role. And another laughable comedy in two…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-04-28 - 1922-04-29
Summary:

Forbidden Valley' by Randolph C. Lewis. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-01-05 - 1917-01-05
Summary:

Screening of 'The Iron Claw' (1st and 2nd episodes) featuring Pearl White, Creighton Hale, Sheldon Lewis; Scenic Pictures in Colours, War Gazette & British Gazette, Comic Cartoon by Bray; Pearl White's photo included

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Headline: Victoria
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-09-04
Summary:

An extremely good programme has been put on at the Victoria during the weekend. Dr. Rowe and Madame Mora performed. The pictures included some more war films and a good Pathe Gazette; another of the clever Bray Cartoons dealing with the exploits of a police dog. Another feature was a further…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-03-31 - 1921-04-01
Summary:

Today at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, a man-maid romance, Blanche Sweet in 'Help Wanted - Male.' Showing also ‘Snub' Pollard in 'Rock-a-Bye Baby.' Also Bray Cartoon, Goldwyn Lampoon and British Gazette. Picture included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-07-28 - 1916-07-28
Summary:

Screening of 'Exploits of Elaine' (19th & 20th episodes); Pathe's British Gazette: 'Allied Armies in the Near East' and 'Belgian Sheep Dogs'; Comics: 'Stone Age Adventure' (Cartoon Comic by Bray) and 'Charlie Chaplin's Elopement' (…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-07-29 - 1916-07-31
Summary:

Tonight: Screening of 'Exploits of Elaine' (19th & 20th episodes); Pathe's British Gazette: 'Allied Armies in the Near East' and 'Belgian Sheep Dogs'; Comics: 'Stone Age Adventure' (Cartoon Comic by Bray) and 'Charlie Chaplin's Elopement…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-08-21 - 1922-08-21
Summary:

The Coronet: 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, 'White Hands' with Hobart Bosworth, Robert McKim and Elinor Fair, Rolin Comedy and Topical Budget. Kowloon Theatre: Tonight, Madge Kennedy in 'The Kingdom of Youth,' ‘Snub' Comedy and Bray Cartoon.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-06-03
Summary:

The Son of Wallingford' is tomorrow's Coronet attraction. Their story is created by George Randolph Chester. Plot and production summary included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-06-05
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is currently screening 'The Son of Wallingford,' directed by Mr. George Randolph Chester. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-09-07 - 1916-09-09
Summary:

On Sept 9, 7th and 8th episodes of 'The Black Box Mystery' [sic]; The Great War, Pathe's Gazette; comics: John Bunny, Keystones.

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-07-22 - 1925-07-24
Summary:

Today at all shows, Mr. and Mrs. George Randolph Chester's 'The Son of Wallingford' in 8 reels. Added attraction: 'Vod-a-Vil' and first-class comedy in 2 reels. Usual prices.