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: 1922-01-06
Summary:

A Beggar in Purple,' an Edgar Lewis-Pathe photoplay, will be the feature attraction at the World Theatre for four days. It is an adaption of the famous novel written by Andrew Soutar. Besides, it will be remembered that 'Other Men's Shoes,' a previous Edgar Lewis success, was…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-01-06
Summary:

The World Theatre is going to show the Edgar Lewis-Pathe photoplay, 'A Beggar in Purple.' It will be a four days show commencing from today. The film is an adaptation of the novel of the same name by Andrew Soutar. Edgar Lewis's previous success 'Other Men's Shoes'…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-11-24 - 1923-11-24
Summary:

Pauline Frederick in 'The Lure of Jade,' with Thomas Holding, Arthur Rankin, Leon Bary, L. C. Shumway, and Clarissa Selwynne.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-11-22 - 1923-11-22
Summary:

R-C Pictures presents Pauline Frederick in 'The Lure of Jade,' adapted from 'House of Glass' by Marion Orth, directed by Colin Campbell, with the supporting cast, Thomas Holding, Arthur Rankin, Leon Bary, L. C. Shumway, Hardee Kirkland and Clarissa Selwynne.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-04-20
Summary:

A laughing screen success came to town last evening when the newest of Douglas MacLean productions, 'The Yankee Consul,' was presented at the Coronet. MacLean hops steps and jumps from one amusing scene to another with the personality and pantomimic ability. The cast as a whole is…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-05-11
Summary:

The management of the Star Theatre has engaged for a short season the Lee White Company. The opening show was last night when the Company successfully produced 'Bran Bie.' Lee White was as charming as she always is. Gus McNaughton, the comedian, all gave of their best and contributed…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-05-12
Summary:

Kowloon audiences are enjoying the visit of the Lee White Company and are turning up in good number to the Star Theatre. The programme last night was 'Back Again' and throughout the performance, the audience was kept in excellent humour. Miss Lee White was seen in a part which was…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-12-13 - 1921-12-15
Summary:

Today 5.15 and 9.15 p.m. today, Virginia Faire and Leonard Clapham in 'Under Northern Lights.' Eddie Lyons and Lee Moran in 'Roman Romeos,' a Universal Jewel comedy. 2.30 and 7.15 p.m. performances, 16 and 17 episodes of 'King of Circus' [sic]. Booking at Messrs…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-12-13 - 1921-12-15
Summary:

Today 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Virginia Faire and Leonard Clapham in a Universal special attraction, 'Under Northern Lights.' Also Eddie Lyons and Lee Moran in a Jewel comedy, 'Roman Romeos.' 2.30 and 7.15 p.m. performances, Eddie Polo in 'King of Circus,' 16 and 17…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-12-13 - 1921-12-15
Summary:

Under Northern Lights,' a Universal special attraction featuring Virginia Faire & Leonard Clapham. Also, Eddie Lyons & Lee Moran in 'Roman Romeos,' a Universal Jewel comedy. 2.30 & 7.15 p.m. performances, Eddie Pollo [sic] in 'King of Circus' [sic], 16 &…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-05-26
Summary:

London, April 22 – At a special interview with Mr C. F. Higham, M. P., who is the Managing Director of the recently formed Alliance Film Corporation, he told me something of the company's immediate plans. They have been lucky enough to secure Matheson Lang to play the part he created in…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-12-14
Summary:

In the World Theatre's change of programme, the star film is a picture entitled 'Under Northern Lights.' It is a Universal production, the principal roles being taken by the popular Virginia Faire and Leonard Clapham. Another fine film is a Universal Jewel Comedy, 'Roman…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-05-11
Summary:

The Lee White Co. opened to a good house, at the Star Theatre last night. As usual Lee White and Clay Smith were life of the show. Tonight the company is showing the 'Girl for the Boy' a sparkling comedy of the best kind.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-02-23 - 1922-02-25
Summary:

Today at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., by C. Gardner Sullivan, directed by Fred Niblo, 'Sex.' 2.30 and 7.15 p.m. performances, George B. Seitz in 'Velvet Fingers,' episodes 10 and 11. Usual prices. Booking at the theatre. February 25 Remarks: Sunday matinee at 6 p.m. sharp, Lila Lee in…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-12-03 - 1925-12-04
Summary:

This is the only amusement park in Hongkong and is decorated with ancient Chinese architecture and attractive Chinese art. The natural scenery of the place itself is excellent. There are many very old trees on the top of the hill which are decorated with thousands of coloured bulbs at night. A…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-12-05 - 1925-12-21
Summary:

This is the only amusement park in Hongkong situated on East Point and is decorated with ancient Chinese architecture and attractive Chinese art. The natural scenery of the place itself is excellent. There are many very old trees on the top of the hill which are decorated with thousands of…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1920-09-24 - 1920-09-24
Summary:

Leonard Stephens in 'Lumpy Wins the Calcutta Sweep.' Mystery, love, thrills in 'The Outsider.' 'The Million Dolly Dollies' at the Coronet. Open air cinematograph at the Club de Recreio, 'Wives of Men.' String band of S. S. 'Korea Maru.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-07-08 - 1924-07-08
Summary:

Robert Z. Leonard presents Mae Murray in 'Peacock Alley,' a Metro picture. Film poster included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-02-24 - 1922-02-27
Summary:

Today 5.15 p.m. and 9.15 p.m., Louise Glaum in 'Sex' by C. Gardner Sullivan, directed by Fred Niblo. 2.30 and 7.15 p.m. performances, George B. Seitz in 'Velvet Fingers' episodes 10 and 11. Sunday matinee, 6 p.m. sharp, Lila Lee in 'The Secret Garden.' Usual prices…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-09-25 - 1920-09-25
Summary:

Tonight at the cinemas: at 2.30 p.m., Leonard Stephens in 'Lumps Wins the Calcutta Sweep' and 'Roaring Lions and Wedding Bells.' At 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., mystery, love and thrills in 'The Outsider,' in 6 parts. At 7.15 p.m., 'The Million Dollar Dollies.'