A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-08-17 - 1918-08-17
Summary:

Coming, a Paramount serial, 'Who Is Number One?' in 15 episodes, 30 parts. Story by Anna Katherine [sic] Green, featuring Kathleen Clifford. Illustration included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-08-31
Summary:

Paramount believes in finishing what it starts in a serial. 'Who is Number One,' featuring Kathleen Clifford, has features that make it one of the most successful ever screened at the Bijou Theatre

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-10-05 - 1918-10-08
Summary:

Tonight, screening 'The Secret Kingdom' 11th and 12th episodes with L-KO and Keystone comics. Wednesday 9th, see our next serial, 'Who Is Number One?' 1st, 2nd and 3rd episodes, Paramount serial complete in 15 episodes, featuring Kathleen Clifford.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-10-05 - 1918-10-08
Summary:

The eleventh and twelfth episodes of 'The Secret Kingdom,' with L-Ko and Keystone comics, from Saturday, 5th to Tuesday, 8th October. A Paramount feature in 5 parts. The first to third episodes of 'Who is Number One?' on Wednesday 9th October. Kathleen Clifford is featured.…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-10-11
Summary:

Monday the 13th instant, being a holiday, the Hongkong Theatre is giving a special Matinee at 5 p.m., a screening of a Paramount film in 5 parts, featuring Kathleen [sic] Williams in a beautiful drama 'Big Timber.' A fine comedy will be shown at intervals.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-10-13
Summary:

Today, at the 5 p.m. matinee at the Hongkong Theatre, Miss Kathleen Williams will appear in Paramount film the 'Big Timber.' There will be a fine comedy and new comics at intervals.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-03-25 - 1920-03-30
Summary:

Tonight until Tuesday at 9.15 p.m., the Moral Uplift Society of America presents 'It May Be Your Daughter.' At 5.15 p.m., William Fox presents Betty Nansen in 'A Woman's Temptation' [sic]. At 7.15 p.m., Kathleen Clifford in 'Who is Number One' episodes Nos. 10…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-03-27 - 1920-03-30
Summary:

Tonight until Tuesday at 9.15 p.m., the moral uplift society of America presents the powerful preachment, 'It May Be Your Daughter.' At 5.15 p.m., William Fox presents the royal actress, Betty Nansen in 'A Woman's Temptation.' At 7.15 p.m., Kathleen Clifford in 'Who…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-05-07 - 1921-05-10
Summary:

A special selection, the most beautiful and well-known Ruth Clifford in Douglas Gerrard's production, 'The Cabaret Girl,' in 5 parts, 'Over the Sea Waves' and New Screen Magazine. Booking must in advance.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-05-07 - 1921-05-10
Summary:

Tonight at 5.15 and 9.15, a special selection, the famous and beautiful Ruth Clifford in Douglas Gerrard's production deluxe, 'The Cabaret Girl.'

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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: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-05-07
Summary:

Hongkong Theatre will be showing Ruth Clifford's 'The Cabaret Girl.' A laughable comedy in two parts from the New Magazine Screen will also be given. Other films included 'Over the Ocean Waves' and 'The Fatal Fortune.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-05-07 - 1921-05-10
Summary:

Tonight at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., a special selection, Ruth Clifford in Douglas Gerrard's production deluxe, 'The Cabaret Girl.' Booking at the Theatre.

14
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-05-27
Summary:

Daisy Harcourt, an English comedienne, is appearing at the Hongkong Theatre this week. Besides, a Paramount film in five reels, 'Lost in Transit,' arranged by Gardner Hunting from the story written by Kathleen Williams, will be screened tomorrow night.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-06-11
Summary:

At the Hongkong Theatre, the weekend attraction is one of the best films that has ever been shown at this popular house. 'Out of the Drifts,' written by Wm. H. Clifford, is a beautiful drama in six parts, the starring role being played by Marguerite Clark. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-09-07 - 1921-09-09
Summary:

Ruth Clifford in the biggest Universal production, 'The Millioniare Pirate' [sic], 'Marry My Wife' and New Screen Magazine.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-09-07 - 1921-09-09
Summary:

Tonight at 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15 p.m., Ruth Clifford in the biggest Universal production, 'The Millionaire Pirate.' Also new screen magazine and comedy.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-09-07 - 1921-09-09
Summary:

Today at 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, Ruth Clifford in 'The Millionaire Pirate.' New Screen Magazine and comedy.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-10-12
Summary:

Bullet Proof,' starring Harry Carey, will be shown from today at the Hongkong Theatre. 'Bullet Proof' is the work of John Frederick, and it was produced for Universal by Lynn Reynolds, the director responsible for 'The Brute Breaker,' 'Overland Red,' and other…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-12-17 - 1921-12-20
Summary:

Ruth Clifford in 'The Game's Up,' Billy Fletcher [sic] in 'Meet My Husband' and 'All for the Dough-Bag.'