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: 1914-03-23
Summary:

A new machine, Vanoscope, invented by Lewis C. Van Riper and exhibited by W. J. Robinson, manager of the Vanoscope Company, will replace the flicker from pictures projected upon the normal screen. It is not as tiresome to the eyes and can eliminate the danger of fire. The exhibitors displayed a…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-09-06 - 1915-09-08
Summary:

Another amazing programme, 'Hullo is that you bill?' 'Yes,' don't forget we must go to the Vic. and see 'Sherlock Holmes' and 'Wiffles' on Tuesday; 'what's coming off on Friday the 10th?' 'Why, the great Panama International…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-03-25 - 1916-03-25
Summary:

Charlie Chaplin, Mabel Normand, Marie Dressler and the Keystone police in 'Tilly's Punctured Romance' commencing tomorrow

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-03-25 - 1916-03-27
Summary:

Film screening of 'Tilly's Punctured Romance' (6 reels) featuring Charlie Chaplin, Mabel Normand, Marie Dressler

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-03-25
Summary:

Charlie Chaplin is soon to make his appearance in Hong Kong with the picture 'Tilly's Punctured Romance.' Mabel Normand is at her best in one of the leading parts, supported by Mike Newman. Features to be shown 'The Victoria Cross' from London Cosmo Company, 'The…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1916-03-25 - 1916-03-25
Summary:

The Great Chaplin Picture on Sunday, 26th March. Marie Dressler, Mabel Normand and the Keystone police are featured. A grand gala night for the H.K. overseas on Thursday, 30th March. Melbourne comedy. Charlie Chaplin's 'Night Out' also included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-03-27
Summary:

Charlie Chaplin's 'Tilly's Punctured Romance' was greatly enjoyed. Charlie has a close-runner in the comedy line in this film with Marie Dressler who is as much an outstanding character as he is. Another role that attracts attention is taken by Mabel Normand who was favoured…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-03-28 - 1916-03-28
Summary:

Films screenings including 'Hearts and Swords' (2 parts), 'High Spots in Broadway' and 'Tilly's Punctured Romance'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-03-29
Summary:

With Miss Marie Dressler, Mabel Normand and Charlie Chaplin at the Victoria Theatre, everyone was well entertained, together with the Keystone Comic Programme.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-04-03 - 1916-04-03
Summary:

Films screenings including 'The Spell of Darkness' (3 reels), 'Col. Hezza Liar', 'Bloomer and the Hobble' and 'Mabel at the Wheel' (Keystone); Coming film: 'The Arch Villain'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1916-04-03 - 1916-04-05
Summary:

The drama in 8 reels, 'The Spell of Darkness,' on Tuesday, 4th April, 1916. Comedies including 'Col. Hezza Liar' (by request), 'Bloomer and the Hobbie,' the Great Keystone picture in 2 reels and 'Mabel at the Wheel.' 'The Arch Villain' is coming…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-09-11 - 1916-09-11
Summary:

On Sep 11, one night only, grand comedy & band night; see 'Max Linder's Elopement' [sic], 'Wiffles Going to the Dentist,' 'Love, Speed & Thrills' (Keystone), and 'Mabel and Fatty and the Law' [sic].

13
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-09-15 - 1916-09-18
Summary:

Screening of 'The Black Box' (12th and 13th episodes), 'Rip Van Winkle', Topical Cartoon Gazette, 'Fatty Joings the Force' (Keystone) and 'One Good Joke Deserves Another' (Vitagraph)

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-09-16 - 1916-09-18
Summary:

12th and 13th episodes of Oppenheim's great mystery serial 'The Black Box' in 4 parts; 'Rip van Winkle' in 2 parts, a splendid picture screened from this well-known story; Topical Cartoon Gazette; comics: 'Fatty Joins the Force' by Keystone; 'One Good Joke…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-09-16 - 1916-09-16
Summary:

Screening of 'The Black Box' (12th and 13th episodes), 'Rip Van Winkle', Topical Cartoon Gazette, 'Fatty Joings the Force' (Keystone) and 'One Good Joke Deserves Another' (Vitagraph); Full military band Tonight

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-10-19 - 1916-10-21
Summary:

On Oct 20, Pathe's great serial, 1st and 2nd episodes of 'The Red Circle' in 4 parts; 'The Great War: Approaching the 2nd Line,' the terrific battle of the Somme, see what the home papers say; comics: 'Love's Cunning,' 'Charlie's Recreation…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-10-20 - 1916-10-20
Summary:

Screening of Pathe's 'The Red Circle' (1st & 2nd episode) and 'The Great War: Approaching the 2nd Line' (The Terrific Battle of Somme); Comics: 'Loves Cunning', 'Charles Recreation' (Chaplin Comedy), 'Mabel's Bear Escape' (Keystone…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-10-21 - 1916-10-21
Summary:

Tonight: Screening of Pathe's 'The Red Circle' (1st & 2nd episode) and 'The Great War: Approaching the 2nd Line' (The Terrific Battle of Somme); Comics: 'Loves Cunning', 'Charles Recreation' (Chaplin Comedy), 'Mabel's Bear Escape' (…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-10-23 - 1916-10-25
Summary:

On Oct 23, band night; last night of 'The Battle of the Somme' [sic]; 1st and 2nd episodes of 'The Red Circle'; on Oct 24, the thrilling serial play, 3rdd and 4th episodes of 'The Broken Coin'; comics: 'Mabel and Fatty's Wash Day' (Keystone), 'A…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-10-23 - 1916-10-26
Summary:

Last night of screening 'The Battle of Somme' and 'Red Circle' (1st and 2nd episodes); Comics: 'Mabel and Fatty's Washday', 'A Day of Glory' and 'Zi-Zi and Others'; Coming film: 'Broken Coin' (3rd and 4th episodes);