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: 1920-02-14 - 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: 1924-08-01 - 1924-08-04
Summary:

The Rex Ingram production, a John Russell's story, 'Where the Pavement Ends' with Alice Terry and Ramon Novarro, a Metro picture. Illustration included.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-07-30 - 1924-07-30
Summary:

Commencing Friday, August 1st, Rex Ingram's production of John Russell's story of a love's awakening in the sun-washed isles of the southern seas, 'Where the Pavement Ends' with Ramon Novarro and Alice Terry.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-08-01
Summary:

When the young English writer, John Russell, wrote 'Where the Pavement Ends' in 1921, he was hailed by the critics as 'the new Kipling.' For those who have not read the book, it should be explained that 'Where the Pavement Ends' is a volume of short stories. One of…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-02
Summary:

Playgoers who have not been fortunate enough to pay a visit to the Theatre Royal during the Forbes Russell season should bear in mind the coming three days' engagement of this really first-class company at the Star, commencing Wednesday. For these performances, the Company has selected the…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-08-01
Summary:

The film entitled 'Where the Pavement Ends,' originally a novel written by John Russell, is now becoming a film. A story called 'The Passion Vine' inside the novel is chosen for film content. The film was produced by Rex Ingram, and starred by Alice Terry and Ramos Novarro.…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-08-02 - 1924-08-02
Summary:

Rex Ingram's beautiful and gorgeous production of John Russell's most thrilling and romantic tale of the south seas, 'Where the Pavement Ends,' featuring the two best-loved stars Ramon Novarro and Alice Terry, scored an enormous success yesterday; it will be shown till Monday…

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Headline: At the Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-08-01 - 1924-08-04
Summary:

Today at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 & 9.15, Rex Ingram's production of John Russell's talke of the South Seas, 'Where the Pavement Ends' with Ramon Novarro & Alice Terry. August 1 Remarks: Illustration included. August 1-2 Remarks: Another ad. on page 4 and 7. August 4 Remarks…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-03
Summary:

Romance,' the appealing drama to be presented at the Star tonight, has gained for itself a worldwide reputation. It was originally played in London by Doris Keene. The Forbes Russell Company gives a delightful rendering of the drama. In the previous appearance at the Theatre Royal here,…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-11-13
Summary:

Following on their season at the Theatre Royal, the Forbes Russell Company are appearing at the Star for three nights, presenting that old favourite 'Paddy, the Next Best Thing.' Performers include Niqua Lewis, Frederick Burtwell, Guy Buckley, Enid Sass and Billie Sinclair. Tonight the…

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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: 1922-12-01 - 1922-12-02
Summary:

William Fox presents William Russell in 'The Challenge of the Law.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-11-12
Summary:

Tonight at the Star, the Forbes Russell Company commences a three nights engagement, their first presentation being 'Paddy the Next Best Thing,' a comedy by Gertrude Page. The company is well-known in Hongkong, and their success in Kowloon seems assured.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-11-12
Summary:

The popular Forbes Russell Company open at the Star tonight in 'Paddy the Next Best Thing.' Produced by Forbes Company, the comedy is about the best ones seen in the colony for years. The 5:30 matinee has 'Human Hearts' as the attraction.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-07-31 - 1924-07-31
Summary:

Today only at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15 p.m., D. W. Griffith's 'Judith of Bethulia' and the B. A. T. Co.'s second Chinese educational film, 'Safety First.' Commencing tomorrow for four days only, the Rex Ingram production of John Russell's romance of the…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-08-04 - 1924-08-04
Summary:

Last time today, at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15 p.m., Rex Ingram's masterly film version of John Russell's great story of love and danger, 'Where the Pavement Ends,' featuring Alice Terry and Ramon Novarro. Commencing tomorrow, four days only, at usual times, Wallace Reid and…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-12-01 - 1922-12-02
Summary:

William Russell in 'The Challenge of the Law.' December 2 Remarks: Commencing Sunday 3rd.

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-11-22 - 1922-11-22
Summary:

Wednesday till Saturday, 'Eastward Ho!', featuring William Russell, a William Fox production.

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Headline: The Palisade
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-09-16
Summary:

The management of the Palisade, Kowloon, has arranged a most attractive programme for tonight, when a full military band will again be in attendance. A special feature is being made of the Kowloon cartoons, which are the work of a local cartoonist. There will also be a number of local slides…