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: 1913-09-20 - 1913-09-20
Summary:

Performance from Conjurer Verto, the Illusionist; Screening of 'Sign of the Cross' (2,000 ft) played by late Mr. Wilson Barrett and 'The Kelly Gang' (in 2 parts, 4,000 ft)

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Headline: Empire Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-09-20
Summary:

Verto, the clever illusionist and conjurer, appears tonight at the Empire Theatre,and will close his successful engagement tomorrow. The programme this week is the most interesting one and includes a 2,000 ft. film. The Sign of the Cross, as played by Wilson Barrett. Another feature picture is…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-05-18
Summary:

A smoking concert took place at Volunteer Headquarters was largely attended. His Excellency the Governor, Major General Kelly and the Hon. Mr. Claud Severn were present. Under the supervision of Mr. Blake, Messrs R. Ramos and Co. provided some appropriate cinema pictures. One of the films…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-09-12
Summary:

Last night in the benefit performance at the Victoria, H.E. the Governor, Lady May and the Misses May were present for a little while, as were also H.E. Major General Kelly with Mrs. and Miss Kelly, Commodore Anstruther, the French Consul and Miles. Liebert and a large number of officers of both…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1914-10-03
Summary:

The proprietors of the Ko-Shing Theatre set apart the gross receipts of yesterday's performance – which continued all night as well – to the Prince of Wales' Fund, H. E. the Governor, Lady May, Miss May, H. E. General Kelly, Mrs. Kelly and Miss Kelly attended the evening performance.…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1915-01-11
Summary:

Major-General Kelly C. B., Mrs. Kelly, officers from all the departments, N.C.O.'s and men and their wives and children attended a special matinee at the Victoria Theatre for a film shown depicted scenes from battlefields of Europe and were intense interest.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-05-12
Summary:

A patriotic concert, under the patronage of H.E. Major Gen. Kelly will take place at the Victoria Theatre on May 19.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-05-19
Summary:

A big concert will take place at the Victoria tonight. In addition to the various professional artistes — Miss May Clark, the Carsons, Mr. Albert Morrow and Professor Gonzalez, one or two local amateurs including Mr. Harry Relph will appear. One of the features will be 'Motoring,' by…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-08-28
Summary:

The week's programme at the Hongkong Theatre is very attractive with Paramount photo-play 'Each Pearl a Tear,' the first five parts of 'A Daughter of the Gods' and another serial 'The Secret Kingdom' featuring Chas. Richman, Dorothy Kelly and Arline Pretty will…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1920-04-26
Summary:

A new star – Mrs. Frank Jay Gould, formerly the wife of the American millionaire, tennis champion – is to shine in the cinema firmament. She was well-known when Miss Edie Kelly as a 'Gaiety' girl and her marriage to Mr. Gould was one of the matrimonial sensations of 1910. Mrs. Gould…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-09-27 - 1921-09-29
Summary:

Tonight! At 9.15 p.m., Arthur Somers Roche's 'The Sport of King' featuring Margot Kelly & Mat [sic] Moore. Matinee programmes: 5.15 p.m. on Tuesday to Thursday, 'Lifting Shadows.' 2.30 p.m. and 7.15 p.m., 'Vanishing Dagger,' 11 & 12 episodes. Usual…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-09-27 - 1921-09-29
Summary:

Tonight at 9.15 p.m., Arthur Somers Roche's famous story, 'The Sport of Kings,' a drama of today featuring Margot Kelly and Matt Moore. Matinee programmes: 5.15 p.m., Tuesday to Thursday, 'Lifting Shadows'; 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., 'Vanishing Trails' 11th and 12th…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-09-27
Summary:

Crowds are packing the World Theatre this mid-week to witness another big photo-play, 'The Sports of Kings.' Margot Kitty and Matt Moore take the leading roles and their parts are realistically played.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-09-27
Summary:

A drama 'The Sport of Kings,' which is featuring Margot Kelly and Mat Moore [sic] in the leading role, will appear on the screen of the World Theatre. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-09-27
Summary:

The Buffalo Motion Picture Corporation presents Arthur Somers Roche's famous story of love and adventure on land and sea entitled 'The Sport of Kings,' featuring Margot Kelly and Mat [sic] Moore. The film will be screened at the World Theatre today.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-09-27 - 1921-09-29
Summary:

Tonight at 9.15 p.m., 'The Sports of Kings' featuring Margot Kelly and Mat [sic] Moore. Matinee programmes: 5.15 p.m., Tuesday to Thursday, 'Lifting Shadows'; 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., 'Vanishing Dagger' [sic] 11 and 12 episodes. Usual prices. Booking at Messrs Mehta and…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-11-06 - 1922-11-06
Summary:

Tonight till Thursday, Norma Talmadge has ever played 'Love's Redemption,' adapted by Anthony Paul Kelly from an Andrew Soutar's novel, 'On Principle.' Illustration included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-20
Summary:

My Wild Irish Rose,' a production taken from the famous stage success 'The Shaughraun,' which is to be shown at the Star for two days beginning tomorrow. No writer knew the Irish better than Dion Boucicalt. He himself played the principal role and became famous in the seventies as…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-12-07
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-05-09