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: 1909-12-27
Summary:

Jeffries and Johnson: Mr. M'Intosh had tried to secure the management of the Jeffries-Johnson fight but failed. The feeling in certain parts of America, especially in Texas, where he had had some unique experiences with regard to the exhibition of the Burns-Johnson films, was very intense…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-01-20
Summary:

The event in December was the battle at Sydney Stadium between Bill Lang of Australia and Robert Fitzsimmons. Two sets of cinematograph pictures were taken. They will be exhibited in Sydney and Melbourne simultaneously, and should be well patronized by admirers of stoush; for if the pictures are…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1911-12-13
Summary:

Bombay is just now the favoured of the gods as far as entertainments go, observes an Indian paper. The Follies are at the Empire Theatre, the Bandmann Opera Company, old and new style, both seem to have taken a liking to the – ahem! – the second city of India. Performance by Mr Matheson Lang,…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-02-05
Summary:

Dusty and draughty, unlovely and uncomfortable, unbearably cold in winter, intolerably hot in summer, inconvenient, and in all respects woefully lacking and out-of-date, the structure which does duty for a theatre in Hongkong certainly excites no feelings of pride in the breasts of the residents…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-03-13
Summary:

Hongkong is in danger of being spoilt just now, in the way of entertainments. There is no lack of choice, and the standard may be set down as uniformly high. Until the weekend, every evening may be spent at the University without fear of proving tedious. On Friday night, the Theatre Royal should…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-11-18
Summary:

Visitors at the Hongkong Hotel include Mr. W. F. Inglis, of Messrs. Jardine Matheson's (Shanghai) and Mrs. Inglis, Mr. G. Samuels, of moving picture fame, and Mr. E. W. Bauckham, of the Rosenstock Directory.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-11-01
Summary:

The new picture at the Coronet 'The Auction Block,' is adapted from the novel of the same name by Rex Beach. Rubye De Remer is the feminine lead and the large cast including Florence Deshon, Dorothy Wheeler, Florence John, Tom Powers, Walter Hitchcock, Ned Burton, Charles Graham,…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-03-23
Summary:

It is reported in the Chinese press that Mei Lang-fang, the most celebrated actor in China, who recently made a tour to Japan and achieved extraordinary success in that country.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-05-26
Summary:

London, April 22 – At a special interview with Mr C. F. Higham, M. P., who is the Managing Director of the recently formed Alliance Film Corporation, he told me something of the company's immediate plans. They have been lucky enough to secure Matheson Lang to play the part he created in…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-07-28
Summary:

Tonight offers the last screening of 'The Merchant of Venice' in World Theatre. Mr. Matheson Lang has the part of Shylock in the picture and Shakespeare's famous play is admirably presented.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-11-19 - 1921-11-19
Summary:

The Coronet: Today at 2.30, 5.15 & 9.15, Anita Stewart in 'The Fighting Shepherdess,' Snub Comedy and Topical film. Kowloon Theatre: Tonight at 5.30, Douglas Fairbanks in 'Arizona.' At 9.15, Matheson Lang as 'Mr. Wu' and dancing.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-11-19 - 1921-11-19
Summary:

England's greatest actor, Matheson Lang as Wu Li Chang in 'Mr. Wu.' Tonight at 9 p.m., tomorrow at 6 & 9 p.m.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-11-19 - 1921-11-19
Summary:

The Coronet: Today at 2.30, 5.15 and 9.15, Anita Stewart in 'The Fighting Shepherdess.' Also ‘Snub' Comedy and Topical Film. Kowloon Theatre: Tonight at 5.30 p.m., Douglas Fairbanks in 'Arizona.' Tonight at 9.15, Matheson Lang as 'Mr. Wu.' Dancing after…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-11-19 - 1921-11-19
Summary:

Today at 2.30, 5.15 and 9.15, Anita Stewart in 'The Fighting Shepherdess.' Also ‘Snub' Comedy and Topical film. Kowloon Theatre tonight at 5.30, Douglas Fairbanks in 'Arizona.' Tonight at 9.15, Matheson Lang as 'Mr. Wu.' Dancing

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-11-21 - 1921-11-22
Summary:

The Coronet: Today at 2.30, 5.15 & 9.15, Anita Stewart in 'The Fighting Shepherdess,' Snub Comedy and Topical film. Kowloon Theatre: Tonight at 9 p.m. only, Matheson Lang as 'Mr. Wu' and dancing after pictures.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-11-21 - 1921-11-22
Summary:

The Coronet: Today at 2.30, 5.15 and 9.15, Anita Stewart in 'The Fighting Shepherdess.' Also ‘Snub' Comedy and Topical film. Kowloon Theatre: Tonight at 9 p.m. only, Matheson Lang as 'Mr. Wu.' Dancing after pictures.

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Headline: Kowloon Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-11-21 - 1921-11-21
Summary:

Your only chance of seeing Matheson Lang as 'Mr. Wu' is to visit Kowloon Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-11-21
Summary:

At the Kowloon Theatre, Matheson Lang is appearing in the title role of the famous Mr. Wu Li-chang. This picture is a revelation. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-11-21 - 1921-11-22
Summary:

Today at 2.30, 5.15 and 9.15, Anita Stewart in 'The Fighting Shepherdess.' Also ‘Snub' Comedy and Topical film. Kowloon Theatre, tonight at 9 p.m. only, Matheson Lang as 'Mr. Wu.' Also dancing after pictures.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-11-22 - 1921-11-22
Summary:

Kowloon Theatre: Tonight at 9.15, 'Mr. Wu' featuring the great English actor Matheson Lang. The Coronet: Today at 2.30, 5.15 and 9.15, last performances of 'The Fighting Shepherdess,' the big First National attraction with Anita Stewart. Don't miss it! There is music at…