A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
Displaying 1 - 20 of 1981
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-12-03
Summary:

From today till Friday, a Paramount picture by Jesse L. Laspy [sic], entitled 'The Evil Eye,' in five parts, will be screened in the Hongkong Theatre. The cast included Miss Sweet, Tom Forman, Walter Long, Ruth King, Webster Campbell, J. Parks Jones and William Dale. The production was…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-06-02
Summary:

On the anniversary of the King's Birthday, a film, made by Pathe Freres, commences with the landing at Calais and shows the arrival at Paris, the Auteuil Races, the reception at the Champs Elysees as well as the grand review of the French troops will be exhibited at the Bijou Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-05-03
Summary:

Mollie King plays a dual role in 'Her Majesty,' which is now showing at the World Theatre. The film is written by H. Thompson Rich. Other starring included Creighton Hale. While a two-part Snub Pollard comedy completes the programme for the week.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-06-23
Summary:

An intensely interesting film showing the funeral of King Edward VII as it took place in London last month was exhibited for the first time in the Salon Cinema, Wyndham Street. The film, which was in three long sections, was extremely clear. All the notabilities, His Majesty the King and the…

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Headline: King in Cinema
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-03-17
Summary:

King Alfonso, who is interesting himself in the promotion of a Spanish film company, is not the first monarch to dabble in business. The ex-Kaiser was the proprietor of several German theatres and opera houses, which he managed to make payments.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-11-17
Summary:

King Christian's rescue of a drowning sailor near Copenhagen recalls another incident of some year ago. Cruising off the Danish coast in his yacht Rita, the King was startled by a sound of firearms. A motor launch was lowered from the yacht, and the drowning girl was hauled aboard this by…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-12-13
Summary:

Molly King is a fine cook in making candy and she was successful starring in Pathe's serial 'Mystery of the Double Cross,' which is shown at the Victoria Theatre. Some of the recipes included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1911-07-22 - 1911-07-31
Summary:

Cinematograph Vaudeville every evening; grand coronation picture of King George V. at 9.15 p.m.; performance by Violet Bonnetta and R. H. Stephenson; 7.15 p.m. pictures only; electric fans throughout theatre.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-05-25
Summary:

When We Were Twenty-one,' in which H. B. Warner is starring, is going to be screened at the World Theatre. The film is a photoplay version of H. V. Esmond's stage drama. Besides, a splendid cast has been assembled by Director Henry King. Details as follow: Mr. Warner plays Nat Goddwin…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-12-10
Summary:

An excellent bit of fare is provided for the patrons of the Coronet Picture Theatre for today and tomorrow. 'All Man,' William Brady's Western drama in five parts is the principal attraction, featuring Robert Warwick and Mollie King. Film plot included. In addition, Billy West…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-10-30 - 1917-11-01
Summary:

Opening of the winter season with Pearl White, Sheldon Lewis and George Probert in 'The King's Game'. It's a Gold Rooster Play, produced by Arnold Daly, in 5 parts.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-11-08 - 1917-11-08
Summary:

Screening of 'The King's Game' featuring Pearl White, Wheldon Lewis and George Probert; Coming film: Rudyard Kipling's 'The Light that Failed'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-10-25 - 1921-10-27
Summary:

Tonight 9.15 p.m., Jesse L. Lasky presents Wallace Reid in 'The Source' in 5 parts. Matinee 5.15 p.m., George Walsh in 'Melting Millions.' 2.30 & 7.15 p.m., Eddie Polo in 'The King of the Circus,' 1, 2 & 3 epis. Popular prices. Booking at Messrs. Mehta…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-03-31 - 1922-03-31
Summary:

A confession of showing the best picture in town tonight, 'I Am Guilty.' Remarks: The ad. didn't mention the theatre's name, but H. W. Ray was the manager of The Coronet.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-11-04
Summary:

London, Sept. 29 – People are asking whether Charlie Chaplin will be appearing in a film written by H. G. Wells.

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-05-24 - 1922-05-26
Summary:

Today at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., H. B. Warner in 'When We Were Twenty-One,' adapted from Nat Goodwin's famous stage success. Henry King, Director; H. V. Esmond, Author.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-03-14 - 1923-03-14
Summary:

J. L. Frotheringham presents 'The Breaking Point' starring Bessie Barriscale, directed by Paul Scardon, written by H. H. Van Loan, with an all-star cast including Walter McGrall, Joseph J. Dowling, Wilfred Lucas, Pat O'Malley and Ethel Grey Terry, distributed by W. W. Hodkinson.…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-09-27
Summary:

King Christian of Denmark says the Copenhagen correspondent of the London Burlget, recently took part in a cinematograph drama. Different scenes of drama were described.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-06-14
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-10-07
Summary:

A successful Whist Drive and Tea was held in the Kowloon Theatre on Thursday afternoon, which was organized by Mrs. Purves and Mrs. Havey Green. The sum of $160 was collected and handed over to Mrs. Forsyth, Hon. Secretary for the Kowloon Branch of the of M. C. L.