A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-08-09
Summary:

Some special films will be exhibited tonight at the Victoria Theatre including, 'Man's lust for gold,' 'The third thief,' 'Wiffles and his wife,' and 'The Exploits of Nat Pinkerton.' Misses Montez and Raynor will give new songs and dances.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-08-09 - 1913-08-11
Summary:

Programme for 9th, 10th and 11th: 'The Exploits of Nat Pinkerton' in 2 parts, a grand detective film full of interest, excitement, and thrills; 'Gaumont Graphic'; some other magnificent pictures will be screened; performances by Montez and Raynor.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-09-29
Summary:

New York, August 17 – As a result of a decision by the Federal Court of Buffalo declaring that the Eastman Kodak Company infringes a Hannibal Goodwin film patent, the Eastman Company may be compelled to account for between $5,000,000 and $25,000,000.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-03-04 - 1916-03-06
Summary:

Film screening of 'The Nigger' (5 parts), presented by William Farnum

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-08-31 - 1916-09-02
Summary:

On Sep 1, marvellous attractions at 'the Vic': performance by Dr. Rowe and Mora; the great detective film 'The Adventures of Nat Pinkerton' in 3 parts; 5th episode of 'The Black Box Mystery' [sic]; interesting: Pathe's British Gazette, The Great War: In the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-09-01 - 1916-09-01
Summary:

Performance by Dr. Rowe and Mora; Screening of 'Nat Pinkerton', 'Black Box Mystery' (5th episode), Pathe's British Gazette: 'The Great War (In the Island of Corfu)' , 'The Kaisers Property in the hand of the Allies' and 'The Great War (The Prince…

7
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-09-01 - 1916-09-01
Summary:

Screening of 'The Adventures of Nat Pinkerton' for three nights only, Pathe's British Gazette (Latest incidents) and Great War Pictures (The Achillion property of the Kaiser now in the hands of the Allies); Performance by Dr. Richard Rowe

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-09-02 - 1916-09-02
Summary:

Tonight: Performance by Dr. Rowe and Mora; Screening of 'Nat Pinkerton', 'Black Box Mystery' (5th episode), Pathe's British Gazette: 'The Great War (In the Island of Corfu)' , 'The Kaisers Property in the hand of the Allies' and 'The Great War (…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-09-02 - 1916-09-02
Summary:

Screening of 'The Adventures of Nat Pinkerton' for the last two nights, Pathe's British Gazette (Latest incidents) and Great War Pictures (The Achillion property of the Kaiser now in the hands of the Allies); Performance by Dr. Richard Rowe

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-05-19 - 1919-05-19
Summary:

1. 'The Symbol of Sacrifice,' in 7 parts (10,000 feet) produced by African Film Productions Ltd and dealing with Zulu War; 2. 'A Turf Conspiracy,' a Broadwest all-British super-productions on Nat Gould's novel and featuring England's foremost cinema stars, Violet…

11
Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-07-21 - 1919-07-24
Summary:

Tonight, all British programme including Nat Gould's famous racing drama 'A Turf Conspiracy' featuring Violet Hopson and Gerald Ames. Booking at Robinson's.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-07-21 - 1919-07-24
Summary:

July 21st, 22nd, 23rd and 24th at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., all British programme, including Nat Gould's famous racing drama, 'A Turf Conspiracy' featuring Violet Hopson and Gerald Ames. Booking at Robinson's.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-07-21 - 1919-07-21
Summary:

Tonight, Violet Hopson and Gerald Ames, England's leading cinema stars in the big Broadwest production, 'A Turf Conspiracy,' founded on Nat Gould's famous racing story of the same name.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-07-21 - 1919-0721
Summary:

July 21, 22, 23 and 24, at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., all British programme, including Nat Gould's famous racing drama, 'A Turf Conspiracy,' featuring Violet Hopson and Gerald Ames. Booking at Robinson's.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-07-22
Summary:

The show at the Coronet is especially interesting as being the first big British production to be brought to Hongkong, including pictures from Violet Hopson and Gerald Ames. 'A Truf Conspiracy' founded on Nat Gould's famous sporting story.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-07-26
Summary:

Mr. Fred Goodwins, the film actor, who was Charlie Chaplin's press agent for two years, gave an interesting lecture recently to the members of the Stoll Picture Theatre Club, talked about the earlier life and career of this famous actor.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-10-08
Summary:

A de luxe drama of the turn reminiscent of Nat Gould in his best moments, attracted a good audience to the World Theatre last night when it was first screened. 'A Gentleman Rider' is a typical British film, cleanly conceived and sustained with a natural interest which does not impose…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-05-24 - 1922-05-26
Summary:

Today at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., H. B. Warner in 'When We Were Twenty-One,' adapted from Nat Goodwin's famous stage success. Henry King, Director; H. V. Esmond, Author.

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Headline: World
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-05-25 - 1922-05-25
Summary:

Friday 26th, H. B. Warner in 'When We Were Twenty-One,' adapted from Nat Goodwin's famous stage success.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-05-25
Summary:

When We Were Twenty-one,' in which H. B. Warner is starring, is going to be screened at the World Theatre. The film is a photoplay version of H. V. Esmond's stage drama. Besides, a splendid cast has been assembled by Director Henry King. Details as follow: Mr. Warner plays Nat Goddwin…