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: 1916-03-01
Summary:

The Nigger,' a six-reel drama, will be shown for four nights. William Farnum is the leading actor. This is the first of a series Famous Player Co. films to be shown in Victoria. The film also scored signal successes at the London Shaftesbury Picture Palace and the New York Hippodrome. Later…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1904-02-26
Summary:

The far east question is being extensively reflected in the places of entertainment in London. The Palace has been showing biograph series of pictures of Japanese life.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-12-25
Summary:

The Cheater' is the Kowloon Theatre's attractive Christmas Week picture. Based upon 'Judah,' the celebrated play by Henry Arthur Jones which created a considerable stir when it was first produced at the Shaftesbury Theatre in London a few years back, the film deals with faith…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1902-10-12
Summary:

Forthcoming entertainment of the 20th Century Projectoscopic Company has announced. A brilliant series of photographs scenes in London at Coronation time, the Passion Play as performed at Oberammergau, and realistic pictures of the battle of San Juan, and of President Roosevelt's Rough…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-08-09
Summary:

How does an hour or so in dear old London appeal to you? What would you give to see the familiar sights of Piccadilly Circus, Trafalgar Square, or the homely old Thames? You can. If you see 'The Road to London,' which commences today at the Coronet, you will be taken right back to…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1904-08-19
Summary:

A pathetic representation of the Czar of all the Russians is shown on the biograph at the Palace Theatre. There was a detailed description of the picture.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-02-13
Summary:

Mr Warwick Major has a scheme to alter the present Empire Picture Palace, in Colombo. The alternations include the enlargement of the stage and increased seating. Mr Warwick Major was very proud.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-10-05 - 1916-10-06
Summary:

Tonight, Italian exclusive feature 'On the Steps of the Throne' in 4 parts; 'A Girl Graduate' by Nordisk in 2 parts; standard War Graphic (of the present time).

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-10-07 - 1916-10-10
Summary:

Tonight, exciting detective drama 'The Tower of Justice' in 5 parts; 'Captain Smith on the Bridge'; 'The Musician'; standard War Graphic.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-08-09
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is screening a picture having a stage setting of London entitled, 'The Road to London,' featuring Bryant Washburn. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1909-02-12 - 1909-02-13
Summary:

Among the many beautiful pictures that will be shown tonight will be London views at Victoria Cinematograph.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-05-09 - 1923-05-09
Summary:

Twenty million people in every part of the world have thrilled to the powerful, dramatic story and the virile acting of the splendid cast in 'The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse.' Five hundred thousand saw it at its initial London showing at the Palace Theatre at full theatre prices.…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-05-20
Summary:

The entertainment at the Palace Theatre, Mount Austin, on Saturday night was a splendid success.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-10-24 - 1910-10-29
Summary:

The opening of the Bijou Scenic Theatre (Flower Street) with the latest London and Paris Pictures under the direction of Mr. Robert Stephenson (lately stage manager, Dallas' and Bandmann's Opera Companies)

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1913-07-08
Summary:

A cinematograph theatre is to be installed at Buckingham Palace for the benefit of the younger members of the Royal family and their friends. The King and Queen regard films of current events as an excellent medium for illustrating topics from all over the world.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-08-09
Summary:

London is the stage setting of the Coronet's present attraction, 'The Road to London.' Plot and production summary included.

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Headline: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-11-22
Summary:

The Mutiny of the Elsinore' is the feature Metro attraction at the Queen's Theatre. It is the picturization of Jack London's novel.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-01-04
Summary:

A film has been prepared for the Hongkong section of the British Empire Exhibition in London which depicts Chinese life and scenery in this Colony. It has been made by the South China Sun Motion Picture Company and is two thousand feet long.