A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1910-06-09
Summary:

Re. Wong Fung Shek. Mr. F.X. Almada said he appeared for Mr. Otto Kong Sing. The debts amounted to $9,810.91 and the assets were $9,140, consisting of a set of cinematograph apparatus, furniture in the Salon-Cinematograph and a debt of about $700 due from the Hongkong Government. The application…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1910-06-09
Summary:

Before the Chief Justice (Sir F Piggott) this morning a petition for a receiving order in bankruptcy was made by Wong Fung Skek [sic]. Mr. F. D. Almada appeared for Mr Otto Kong Sing, who represents the debtor, and stated that the liabilities were $9,820.01 and the assets amounted to $5,140,…

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Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-08-26 - 1916-08-26
Summary:

Tonight, first & second episodes of the greatest ever produced: 'Neal of the Navy' in 14 episodes - 2 parts each, featuring Lillian Lorraine, supported by an all star cast, headed by William Conklin.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-08-26 - 1916-08-26
Summary:

Screening of 'Neal of the Navy' (1st & 2nd Episode) of a 14 episode serial, featuring Lillian Lorraine and William Conklin

5
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-07-24 - 1919-07-29
Summary:

Four nights only. July 26, 27, 28 and 29 at 9.15 p.m. performance, showing the great picture drama in 7 parts, 'The Fall of a Nation' by Thomas Dixon, featuring Virgina Holland. Saturday matinees and 7.15 p.m. performance, see 'The Moon Child,' 5th and 6th episodes. Booking…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-07-25 - 1919-07-29
Summary:

26th, 27th, 28th and 29th July at 9.15 p.m. performance, showing 'The Fall of a Nation' in 7 parts, 7,000 feet, the most stupendous and amazing film production in the world's history, written by Thomas Dixon, featuring Virginia Holland [sic]. Saturday's matinee and 7.15 p.m.…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-09-27
Summary:

The Coronet Theatre, in presenting 'The Gay Old Dog' tonight, is giving the public one of the photoplay treats of the year. Hobart Henley produced and directed the film from the original short story by Edna Ferber. The main roles are portrayed by John Cumberland and Gertrude Robinson,…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-08-08 - 1921-08-11
Summary:

Tuesday 9th to Thursday 11th August, 9.15 p.m., 'The Vengeance of the Wild' [sic] starring Charles Wheelock and Loraine [sic] Otto. Pathe's Gazette and Romeo and Juliet comedy. 5.15 p.m., 'To Honor and Obey.' 2.15 and 7.15 p.m., 13 and 14 episodes of 'Moon Riders…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-08-09 - 1921-08-11
Summary:

At 9.15 p.m., 'The Vengeance of the Wild' [sic] starring Charles Wheelock & Loraine [sic] Otto, Pathe's Gazette and Romeo & Julet [sic] comedy. At 5.15 p.m., 'To Honor & Obey.' At 2.15 p.m. and 7.15 p.m., 13th & 14th episodes of 'The Moon Riders.…

10
Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-08-09 - 1921-08-11
Summary:

Tuesday, 9th to Thursday, 11th August at 9.15 p.m., the wonderful dramatic production, 'The Vengeance of the Wilds' starring Charles Wheelock and Lorraine Otto. Also Pathe Gazette and Romeo and Juliet Comedy. 5.15 p.m., 'To Honor and Obey.' 2.15 and 7.15 p.m., 'The Moon…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-08-09
Summary:

At the World Theatre tonight and for the following nights will be screened a powerful and romantic love play entitled 'Vengeance of the Wilds' in 5 parts featuring Charles Wheelock and Loraine [sic] Otto in the principal roles. Film synopsis included. On Friday the 12th inst. until…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-08-09
Summary:

A romantic love play entitled 'Vengeance of the Wilds,' featuring Charles Wheelock and Lorraine Otto, will be screened at the World Theatre. From Friday next, 'The Flame of Yukon' featuring Miss Dalton will be screened. William Fox photoplay 'To Honour and Obey'…

13
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-08-10
Summary:

Vengeance of the Wilds,' featuring Charles Wheelock and Lorraine Otto in the principal roles, will be screened at the World Theatre. Besides, on Friday until Monday 'The Flame of Yukon' in which Miss Dalton as the 'Flame' stands supreme in her role. Lastly, the new…

14
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-09-15
Summary:

Doris Lee is the leading lady for Charles Ray, the Thomas H. Ince star in his newest Paramount picture, 'Playing the Game,' which is to be presented at the Kowloon Theatre tomorrow. The film was written by Julien Josephson. Others in the supporting cast include Robert Mckim, Lillian…

15
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-09-16
Summary:

An argument for the 'back to the soil' movement is disclosed in 'Playing the Game,' the newest Paramount picture featuring Charles Ray, the popular Thomas H. Ince star. This picture will be shown at the Kowloon Theatre. The photography by Chester Lyons and the support chief…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-09-17
Summary:

The many admirers of Charles Ray, the Thomas H. Ince star in Paramount pictures, portrays in his new photoplay 'Playing the Game,' which presented at the Kowloon Theatre yesterday. The story is written by Julien Josephson and directed by Victor Schertzinger. The supporting cast…

17
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-01-09 - 1922-01-09
Summary:

The Coronet: May Allison in 'Fair and Warmer,' directed by Henry Otto and Maxwell Karger. Illustration included. Kowloon Theatre: Mabel Normand in 'Back to the Woods.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-01-13
Summary:

The Bandbox' is a Deitrich-Beck [sic] Inc. picture directed by R. William Neill, which comes to the World Theatre soon. The cast of this big Hodkinson release includes Doris Kenyon, Alexander Gaden as her leading man. Other supporting crew members recruited by Theodore C. Deitrich [sic],…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-01-13
Summary:

The Bandbox,' starring Doris Kenyon, the Deitrich-Back, Inc., production of Louis Joseph Vance's story, comes to the World Theatre. Meanwhile, the film is directed by R. William Neill, and Kenyon is supported by Alexander Gaden, Gretchen Hartman, Walter, Weston, Edward Keppler, Logan…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-06-08 - 1922-06-10
Summary:

The Lure of Egypt' from the famous novel 'There Was a King in Egypt.' Film plot and photo included. June 10 Remarks: All-star cast including Robert McKim, Maude Wayne, Claire Adams, Carl Gantvoort, Harry Lorraine and Joseph Dowling.