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: 1917-07-31
Summary:

Charlie Chaplin has been forced to forgo signing a new contract with the Mutual Film Corporation. Sid Chaplin is Charlie's brother.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-03-03
Summary:

Our Mutual Friend' is one of the biggest attraction at the World Theatre. This is a Dicken's story better than 'A Tale of Two Cities.' Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-09-14
Summary:

The 5th and 6th episodes of the 'Secret Kingdom' will be screened with Keystone comics at the Hongkong Theatre. On Wednesday, the programme will be a comedy with Charlie Chaplin's 'The Immigrant,' 'Easy Street' and 'Behind the Screen.' Charlie is now…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-03-03
Summary:

World Theatre will be screening 'Our Mutual Friend.' Having a more absorbing plot, this Dickens' story promises to be better than 'A Tale of Two Cities.' The picture was produced in England and the cast is filled with English actors.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-02-01 - 1917-02-01
Summary:

A Daughter of the People' for 1 night only featuring Saura Sawyer, Frederick de Belleville and Robert Broderick by World Film Corporation

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-02-28
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-02-28 - 1925-03-02
Summary:

Charles Dickens' 'Our Mutual Friend.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-03-03 - 1925-03-04
Summary:

Charles Dickens' immortal masterpiece, 'Our Mutual Friend.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-10-19
Summary:

A report from Sydney Sun introduced Charlie Chaplin. The writer had been Mr. Chaplin's guest in Los Angeles for ten days, and under his guidance, met many of the principal stars in filmdom, including Douglas Fairbanks, Mary Pickford, Fanny [sic] Ward, Theda Bara, and William S. Hart. About…

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

New York, Feb 21 – Chaplin is to have a special company organized for him by the Mutual Co. and his brother Sid Chaplin, is to be a member of it.

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-02-28 - 1925-02-28
Summary:

Starting Wednesday 4th, Charles Dickens' 'Our Mutual Friend.' Plot and illustration included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-05-24
Summary:

The wide success commanded by Edgar Burroughs' story 'Tarzan and the Apes' [sic] has encouraged the National Film Corporation to make a long step forward in its enterprises by reproducing the story on the screen. The film has since fully justified its existence, and the money it…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-03-06 - 1925-03-06
Summary:

Today and tomorrow only at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Charles Dickens' 'Our Mutual Friend.' With special music setting at reasonable prices.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-02-21
Summary:

A Milano film will be screened this afternoon together with a thrilling picture 'Mystery of the £500,000 Diamond Necklace.' The latter film is from the British Film Corporation. Tomorrow will be no matinee.

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-03-02 - 1925-03-02
Summary:

Today and tomorrow, Asta Meilsen in 'The Golden Key.' Starting Wednesday next, Charles Dickens' novel 'Our Mutual Friend' (the best British Picture even seen.

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-03-02 - 1925-03-02
Summary:

Today and tomorrow only at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Asta Mielsen [sic] in 'The Golden Key.' Usual prices. Starting Wednesday next, Charles Dickens' 'Our Mutual Friend.'

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-03-07 - 1925-03-07
Summary:

Today only at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Charles Dickens' 'Out Mutual Friend.' Don't miss your last chance. Starting tomorrow, Constance Talmadge in 'The Beauty Shop.' Usual prices.

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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: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-01-09
Summary:

The Heart Line,' starring Leah Baird at the World Theatre today, is a sincere effort on the part of its producers, the Leah Baird Film Corporation Inc., to expose those who use a divine gift for fraudulent purposes. The picturization of Gelett Burgess' novel is not an argument for or…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-03-03 - 1925-03-05
Summary:

Today till Saturday at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., the best British production ever seen in Hongkong, Charles Dickens' immortal masterpiece, 'Our Mutual Friend' in 8 reels. With special musical setting at moderate prices. By special request, romantic 'Koenigsmark' will be shown…