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: 1913-12-27
Summary:

The approaching majority of kinematography may well call for a brief review of the extraordinary growth of the industry since that eventful day in 1893 when at the World's Fair, Chicago, Thomas Edison's kinetoscope was introduced to an amazed public. Facts about the picture industry in…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-06-26
Summary:

The Great Duncan and his all American Co. of artistes attracted large audiences at the Victoria Theatre. Joe Reed used one-stringed violin and played the popular airs on the bells winning himself pounds of applause.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-10-20 - 1914-10-21
Summary:

Screening of 'The Story of Father William' (2 parts); Looking for Joe Reed, the Musical Tramp with the Graet Duncan Coy

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-10-28
Summary:

The Great Duncan opened last night at the Victoria. Mr. Duncan, Joe Reed, Serra, Jack Owen, Barton and Mack offered good performances.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-11-03
Summary:

Mr. Joe Reed, Serra, Mr. Jack Owen, Miss Hewitt and Great Duncan performed last night at the Victoria. The great gala night will be held at the Victoria on Friday, in aid of the Prince of Wales' Fund. The film 'The Fascination of the Dance' will be screened and Douglas and Barry…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-11-03
Summary:

The Great Duncan and his company are playing a return engagement to satisfactory houses at the Victoria Theatre. Performance by Miss Hewitt, Jack Owen. The vaudeville bill is headed by musician Joe Reed while Signor Serra's performance on the Roman rings equalled the best ever seen locally…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-08-27 - 1917-08-29
Summary:

On Aug 28, Pathe's gold rooster play 'At Bay' in 5 parts, featuring Florence Reed, supported by Frank Sheridan & others; Pathe's British & American Gazettes and various comics; on Aug 31, 7th and 8th episodes of 'The Shielding Shadow.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-08-27 - 1917-08-27
Summary:

Screening of Pathe's 'At Bay' featuring Florence Reid and Frank Sheridan, Pathe's British Gazette, Pathe's American Gazette and Various Comics; Coming film: 'The Shielding Shadow'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-08-27
Summary:

An interesting programme has been arranged at the Victoria Theatre for this week. Commencing on Tuesday a fine five reel film 'At Bay' with Florence Reed and Frank Sheridan will be screened. The 7th and 8th episodes of 'Shielding Shadow' will be shown.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-08-28 - 1917-08-28
Summary:

Screening of Pathe's 'At Bay' featuring Florence Reed, British and American Gazettes and The Great War 1914-17 (Trench 35) and Comics

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-08-28 - 1917-08-30
Summary:

Tonight: Screening of Pathe's 'At Bay' featuring Florence Reid and Frank Sheridan, Pathe's British Gazette, Pathe's American Gazette and Various Comics; Coming film: 'The Shielding Shadow'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-06-10
Summary:

'Moral Suicide' is the punchy title of a new special feature soon to be released by the Victoria Theatre. It is written by Ivan Abramson, whose screen successes included 'Forbidden Fruit,' 'Sins of Ambition,' 'Enlighten Thy Daughter' and 'Sins of the…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-06-12
Summary:

Moral Suicide,' produced by Graphic Film Corporation and released by Pathe, is a new special feature to be shown at the Victoria Theatre. The film is directed by Ivan Abramson, who also wrote 'Forbidden Fruit,' 'Sins of Ambition,' 'Enlighten Thy Daughter' and…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-11-28
Summary:

British film-producing companies have one point in common, and that is their devotion to literature. Every programme of forthcoming productions in England includes an entirely disproportionate number of screen version of popular novels. This article was about the advantages and disadvantages of…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1920-03-04 - 1920-03-10
Summary:

Wives of Men' is a picture that will captivate you. March 4 remarks: Florence Reed in 'Wives of Men.' Harold Lloyd in 'Be My Wife.' March 5 remarks: George B. Seitz who directed and produced the many big and successful Pearl White - Pathe serials in his own production…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-03-04 - 1920-03-04
Summary:

Tonight at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Florence Reed in 'Wives of Men.' Also Harold Lloyd in 'Be My Wife.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-03-04 - 1920-03-05
Summary:

Tonight at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Florence Reed in 'Wives of Men.' Harold Lloyd in 'Be My Wife.' March 5 Remarks: Ad. on 'Wives of Men.' Also at 7.15 p.m., George B. Seitz in 'Bound and Gagged' episodes 1 and 2. Booking at Anderson's.

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Headline: The Victoria
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-03-05 - 1920-03-05
Summary:

Tonight at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Florence Reed in 'Wives of Men.' 7.15 p.m., George B. Seitz in 'Bound and Gagged,' episodes 1 and 2. Booking at Anderson's.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1920-03-06 - 1920-03-06
Summary:

George B. Seitz and Marguerite Curtot [sic] in 'Bound and Gagged' episode 1 'The Wager,' episode 2 'Overboard.' Florence Reed in 'Wives of Men.' Matinee: Gladys Hulette in 'Pots and Pans Peggy.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-03-06 - 1920-03-20
Summary:

Tonight at 2.15, 5 and 7.15 p.m., George B. Seitz and Margurite Curtut [sic] in 'Bound and Gagged' episodes 1 and 2. 9.15 p.m., Florence Reed in 'Wives of Men.' Matinee tomorrow at 6 p.m., Gladys Hulette in 'Pots and Pans Peggy.' March 12 Remarks: On 'Bound and…