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: 1912-03-07
Summary:

The work of preparing the University and grounds for the forthcoming opening ceremony and six days' bazaar is proceeding with all possible haste. One of the interesting features of the entertainments is the scenic railway, the first of its kind seen in Hongkong. The idea is certainly novel…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-04-21
Summary:

London, Mar 10 – 'A New Cure for Consumption': In June 1914, William Angus Drogo Montagu, Duke of Manchester, promoted in America a company to supply cinematograph films to annual subscribers for educational purposes. The company promoted eight subsidiary companies, of which he was a…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-05-15
Summary:

A sitting was held for the public examination of the William Angus Drogo Montagu, Duke of Manchester who was adjudged bankrupt. 'A New Cure for Consumption': In June 1914, William Angus Drogo Montagu, Duke of Manchester, promoted in America a company to supply cinematograph films to…

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Headline: At the Victoria
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-06-18 - 1918-06-18
Summary:

Tonight and tomorrow, the popular star Antonio Moreno in his first Pathe feature, 'The Angel Factory,' with a wonderful cast including Helene Chadwick, Susanne Willa and Margaret Greene.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-04-23
Summary:

Tonight a new romantic Paramount picture 'Gretna Green,' starring Margaret Clark will be screened. Her previous play was 'The Goose Girl.' Another magnificent film 'The Black Wolf' in 5 parts will be screened. Leon Tellegen and Sarah Bernhardt in London take the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-12-24
Summary:

The Heart of Humanity' to be seen tomorrow at the Coronet Theatre. The main roles are played by Dorothy Phillips and William Stowell, supporting roles by Walt Whitman, Robert Anderson, Frank Braidwood, George Hackathorn [sic], little Gloria Joy, Margaret Mann and Lloyd Hughes. Film synopsis…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-12-24
Summary:

A screen classic that critics have placed in the same category with 'The Birth of a Nation' and 'Hearts of the World' has been produced under the title of 'The Hearts of Humanity.' It will be exhibited at the Coronet tomorrow with Dorothy Philips in the principal…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-10-04 - 1920-10-05
Summary:

Tonight at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Clara Kimball Young in 'The Savage Woman.' Also Billy West in 'The Hobo.' Popular prices. At 7.15 p.m., Pathe presents George B. Seitz and Margaret [sic] Courtot in 'Bound and Gagged.' October 4 Remarks: On page 5, another ad. on…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-04-08
Summary:

Dawn,' one of the Eleanor H. Porter's most widely read novels, is the attraction at the Hongkong Theatre tomorrow. The producer of the film is J. Stuart Blackton, and in it, Sylvia Breamer and Robert Gordon are starred. Stanley Olmstead adapted the story to the screen. Harry Davenport…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-04-09
Summary:

Sylvia Breamer and Robert Gordon appear at the Hongkong Theatre today and Monday in their second Blackton production for distribution by Pathe. It is 'Dawn,' a photo-dramatisation of the novel of the same name by Eleanor H. Porter, author of 'Pollyanna,' 'The Road to…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-04-09
Summary:

The featuring attraction at the Hongkong Theatre today and Monday is a picturization of Eleanor H. Porter's novel, 'Dawn.' It is a Blackton production starring Sylvia Breamer and Robert Gordon, Fanny Rice, Gus Alexander, Eddie Dunn, Margaret Barry and others.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-05-25
Summary:

Daisy Harcourt, an English comedienne, will make her first appearance at the Hongkong Theatre. At the same time, a new Paramount picture, 'Alien Souls,' a comedy-drama, by Margaret Turnbull, founded on the story written by Hector Turnbull will be screened.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-05-27 - 1921-05-27
Summary:

Saturday to Tuesday, May 28 to 31, George B. Seitz and Margaret Courtot in 'Pirate Gold,' episodes 1 and 2.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-05-27 - 1921-05-27
Summary:

Saturday to Tuesday, May 28 to 31, George B. Seitz and Margaret [sic] Courtot in 'Pirate Gold' episodes 1 and 2.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-06-13
Summary:

In the Divorce Court, Mrs. A. Holme-Summer, an actress, whose stage name is Miss Margaret Bannerman, petitioned for the dissolution of her marriage with Mr. P. Holme-Summer, an actor, known as Pat Somerset, on the ground of cruelty and adultery. Details included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-08-22
Summary:

Mr. Geoffrey Malins, the producer, gave a demonstration of his power in the Gaumont private theatre. He claimed that he could influence film actors beneficially by hypnotic treatment. In the private theatre, Miss Margaret Hope was made the first subject, and she was hypnotically treated by…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-09-06 - 1921-09-08
Summary:

Tuesday, 6th to Thursday, 8th September, at 9.15 p.m., Triangle Film Corporation presents Margaret [sic] Blanche in 'A Place in the Sun,' Pathe's News & Comedies. Matinee programmes: 5.15 p.m. on Tuesday & Wednesday, 'Desert Gold,' on Thursday, 'Vanishing…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-09-06 - 1921-09-08
Summary:

Tuesday, 6th to Thursday, 8th September at 9.15 p.m., Triangle Film Corp. presents Margaret [sic] Blanche in 'A Place in the Sun.' Also Pathe's News and Comedies. Matinee programmes: Tuesday and Wednesday, 'Desert Gold'; Thursday at 5.15 p.m., 'Vanishing Trails…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-09-06 - 1921-09-08
Summary:

Tuesday, 6th to Thursday, 8th instant, 9.15 p.m., Triangle Film Corp. presents Margaret [sic] Blanche in 'A Place in the Sun.' Also Pathe's News and Comedies. Matinee programmes: Tuesday and Wednesday 5.15 p.m., 'Desert Gold'; Thursday 7.15 p.m., 'Vanishing Trail…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-12-01
Summary:

Seeds of Vengeance' will be presented at the World Theatre. The picture is an adaption of a story by Margaret Prescott Montague, and the cast is headed by Bernard Durning.