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: 1921-12-28
Summary:

Mr. H. W. Ray writes: The solution of the little puzzle given in the last issue is 'Nazimova in the Brat,' which picture will be screened at the Coronet Theatre on Saturday. Correct solutions were received from Messrs Luis M. Ozorio, L. C. Bristow, J. Montalto, F. X. da Silva, and J. H…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-10-20 - 1923-10-27
Summary:

Thursday, Friday and Saturday, October 25 to 27, two splendid boxing films, Luis Firpo vs. Jack McAuliffe and Jess Willard vs. Floyd Johnston. Together with a first-class vaudeville programme including Cora Williams, Young Eddy Polo, Ted Trevor and his dog, and Babe Latour.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-10-23 - 1923-10-24
Summary:

Two splendid boxing films, 'Luis Firpo vs. Jack McAuliffe,' and 'Jess Willard vs. Floyd Johnston.' Also, a first rate vaudeville bill. A big show at popular pices.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-24 - 1923-10-24
Summary:

Two big fight films, Luis Firpo vs. Jack McAuliffe and Jess Willard vs. Floyd Johnston, and a first-rate vaudeville bill including Jack and Cora Williams, Young Eddie Polo, Ted Trevor and his dogs, Babe Latour, a big show at popular prices. Dress circle and stalls $2, pit $1, service men half…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-10-24
Summary:

The Star announce a pleasingly novel entertainment for the three days commencing tomorrow. The fight film of Firpo v McAuliffe and Willard v Floyd Johnson will be shown, and in addition a vaudeville programme is offered. Jack and Cora Williams appear in some astonishing dental feats and Young…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-24
Summary:

In view of the tremendous fight put up by Firpo in his championship encounter with Dempsey, special interest attaches to the boxing pictures to be shown at the Star starting tomorrow. Firpo is seen in action against Jack McAuliffe. The other fight shows Jess Willard and Floyd Johnson, a rising…

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Headline: The Star
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-10-25 - 1923-10-27
Summary:

Tonight, the J. W. William Company in a Grand Vaudeville Show. With at 5.15, 'Skinner's Dress Suit,' a laughable comedy. At 9.30, Firpo v. McAuliffe, and Willard v. Johnson [sic].

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Headline: The Star
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-25 - 1923-10-27
Summary:

Tonight, the J. C. Williams Coy. in a grand vaudeville show with at 5.15, 'Skinner's Dress Suit,' a laughable comedy; at 9.30, Firpo vs. McAuliffe and Willard vs. Johnson, as good as being at the ringside.

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Headline: Star Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-25 - 1923-10-25
Summary:

3 nights only, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, October 25, 26 and 27 at 9.15 p.m., the biggest amusement bargain of the season, two big shows in one. J. C. Williams big variety comedy; Tex Rickard's big boxing film: Luis Firpo vs. Jack McAuliffe and Jess Willard vs. Floyd Johnson. Bargain…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-10-25
Summary:

The J.C. Williams Variety Company appears at the Star tonight in a series of fighting pictures, Firpo v. McAuliffe and Willard v. Floyd Johnson, will be shown. For 5.15 show, a comedy 'Skinner's Dress Suit' will be shown.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-10-25
Summary:

Star Theatre is going to host the J. C. Williams Variety Company. As an extra attraction Star Theatre will be screening the fight pictures of Firpo v. McAuliffe and Williard v. Floyd Johnson. For the 5:15 show, the Williams Co. give their full programme, but the picture will be a comedy, '…

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Headline: The Star
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-10-25 - 1923-10-27
Summary:

Tonight, The J. C. Williams Coy in a grand vaudeville show. Showing together at 5.15, 'Skinner's Dress Suit,' a laughable comedy, and at 9.30, Firpo vs. McAuliffe and Willard vs. Johnson.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-01-12 - 1924-01-12
Summary:

Firpo vs. Jack McAuliffe and Willard vs. Johnson in which the Veteran comes back. No increase in prices. Change of programme every Wednesday and Saturday.

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-12-13 - 1924-12-20
Summary:

The biggest boxing show starting Wednesday 17th, 'Firpo vs. Wills' (12 rounds) and 'Dempsey vs. Gibbons' (15 rounds). December 15 Remarks: Today & tomorrow, Georges Carpentier in 'The Wonder Man.' December 16-17 & 19 Remarks: Another ad. on the biggest…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-12-13 - 1924-12-13
Summary:

World Theatre takes pride in announcing the biggest boxing show ever seen. Nine full reels of thrills, suspense and excitement unequalled in motion picture history. Firpo vs. Wills (12 rounds) and Dempsey vs. Gibbons (15 rounds). Starting Wednesday 17th.

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-12-13 - 1924-12-20
Summary:

Starting Wednesday 17th, biggest boxing show, Firpo vs. Wills and Dempsey vs. Gibbons. Prices: $2.00, $1.00 and 60 cents. Soldiers, sailors and scholars half price. December 20 Remarks: Commencing tomorrow at 6 and 9.15, Malvina Longfellow in 'The Story of the Rosary.'

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-12-15 - 1924-12-16
Summary:

Today & tomorrow only at 5.15 & 9.15 p.m., Georges Carpentier in 'The Wonder Man.' Commencing Wed. 17th, the biggest boxing show, 'Firpo vs. Wills' (12 rounds) and 'Dempsey vs. Gibbons' (15 rounds). Today till Thursday at 2.30 & 7.15 p.m., a marvelous…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-12-15 - 1924-12-16
Summary:

Today and tomorrow only at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Georges Carpentier in 'The Wonder Man' in 7 reels. Usual prices. Commencing Wednesday 17th, the biggest boxing show ever seen, Dempsey vs. Gibbons (15 rounds) and Firpo vs. Wills (12 rounds), nine reels of excitement. Today till Thursday…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-12-15 - 1924-12-15
Summary:

World Theatre takes pride in announcing the biggest boxing show ever seen. Nine full reels of thrills, suspense and excitement unequalled in motion picture history. Firpo vs. Wills (12 rounds) and Dempsey vs. Gibbons (15 rounds). Starting Wednesday 17th. Increased prices. Booking now on. Book…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-12-16 - 1924-12-19
Summary:

Commencing tomorrow, Saturday 20th at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., biggest boxing show, Firpo vs. Wills (12 rounds) and Dempsey vs. Gibbons (15 rounds). A show for everybody. Prices: $2.00, $1.00 and 60 cents. Booking now on at the theatre. Picture included.