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: 1908-09-01 - 1908-09-03
Summary:

Open-air cinematograph show in the hotel gardens every Saturday and Sunday; Assorted ices would be served on the Lawn during the performance

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Headline: Boxing
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-12-27
Summary:

A monster programme is to be presented by Hugh McIntosh [sic] at the Skating Rink on the 1st of January. We understand that Private Potter, K.O.Y.L.I. will not fight anymore in Hongkong. In addition to the attractive boxing programme, the sensational fight films, showing the combat between Owen…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-12-28 - 1912-12-28
Summary:

Featherweight Championship of the Orient; The sensational fight films of 11 rounds, Owen Moran v. Battling Nelson

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Headline: Boxing
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-12-28
Summary:

The New Year's 'gift' at the Skating Rink on January 1st, promoted by Mr. Hugh MacIntosh, one of the principal attractions on that evening will undoubtedly be the fight pictures which are to be shown. The films show the fight between Owen Moran and Battling Nelson.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-01-01
Summary:

Mr. Jack Grace informs us that although he will be unable tonight to show the film depicting the fight between Owen Moran and Battling Nelson, owing to the Skating Rink not coming within the requirements of the law for such purposes, he hopes to have it shown at one of the local cinema theatres…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-10-28
Summary:

The Great Duncan opened last night at the Victoria. Mr. Duncan, Joe Reed, Serra, Jack Owen, Barton and Mack offered good performances.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-11-03
Summary:

Mr. Joe Reed, Serra, Mr. Jack Owen, Miss Hewitt and Great Duncan performed last night at the Victoria. The great gala night will be held at the Victoria on Friday, in aid of the Prince of Wales' Fund. The film 'The Fascination of the Dance' will be screened and Douglas and Barry…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-11-03
Summary:

The Great Duncan and his company are playing a return engagement to satisfactory houses at the Victoria Theatre. Performance by Miss Hewitt, Jack Owen. The vaudeville bill is headed by musician Joe Reed while Signor Serra's performance on the Roman rings equalled the best ever seen locally…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-07-10 - 1917-07-10
Summary:

Performance by J. Blascheck & Miss Austin; Screening of Pathe's 'The Time Limit', Pathe's Gazettes and Various Comics; Coming Grand Military Band Concert with Mr. Laurie Owen

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-07-11 - 1917-07-11
Summary:

Tonight: Performance by J. Blascheck & Miss Austin; Screening of Pathe's 'The Time Limit', Pathe's Gazettes and Various Comics; Coming Grand Military Band Concert with Mr. Laurie Owen

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-12-04 - 1918-12-06
Summary:

Tonight, showing Paramount feature in 5 parts, 'The Kiss,' featuring the screen stars, Owen Moore and Marguerite Courtot, including Gazette and comics. Today matinee at 5.15 p.m., showing 'The Ragged Earl,' a drama in 5 parts, etc.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-12-05 - 1918-12-05
Summary:

A Paramount feature, 'The Kiss,' in 5 parts tonight. Owen Moore and Marguerite Courtot are featured. Gazette and comics included.The thirteenth and fourteenth episodes of 'The Mystery Ship' on Saturday, 7th December.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-03-06
Summary:

The management of the Coronet Theatre believes in moving with the times. Its latest demonstration of the enterprise is the completion of arrangements whereby lighting current is able to run a five-part film without any interruption in its continuity, while it will now also possible to run a five…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-04-12 - 1919-04-15
Summary:

12th, 13th, 14th and 15th April, showing 'Rolling Stones' in 5 parts, Paramount photoplay of Edgar Selwyn's great stage success, featuring Owen Moore and Marguerite Courtot. Also Gazette and comics. Monday 14th, matinee at 5.15 p.m., Kathlyn Williams in 'Redeeming Love.…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-04-12 - 1919-04-14
Summary:

April 12, 13, 14 and 15, showing 'Rolling Stones,' 5 parts. Also Gazette and Comics. Paramount photoplay of Edgar Selwyn's great stage success, featuring Owen Moore and Marguerite Courtot. Monday 14th, matinee 5.15 p.m., Kathlyn Williams in 'Redeeming Love.' Wednesday…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-04-14
Summary:

The magnificent film now being screened at the Hongkong Theatre featuring Owen Moore and Marguerite Courtot is 'Rolling Stones.' Film synopsis included. Other Paramount dramas are forthcoming.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-07-30
Summary:

See D. W. Griffith's 'Intolerance' when it opens at the Coronet Theatre on Friday evening next, if you would be amazed and thrilled and fascinated by what has been called the most novel, stupendous and magnificent stage work the world has ever known. One performance will be given…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-07-31
Summary:

Intolerance,' D. W. Griffith's greatest spectacle, said to have cost two million dollars, to utilize the services of 125,000 people, and to take three years in the making, will commence an engagement of three nights at the Coronet Theatre. The cast included Mae Marsh, Lilian Gish,…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1920-04-30 - 1920-05-19
Summary:

Romance, mystery, thrills in Rex Beach's 6 part Goldwyn melodrama 'The Crimson Gardenia.' Also showing 'Snub' Pollard in 'All at Sea.' May 3 and 4 remarks: Owen Moore and Hedda Mova in 'The Crimson Gardenia.' 'Elmo the Mighty' episodes 1 and…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-04-30 - 1920-04-30
Summary:

The sixth big picture, Goldwyn presents Rex Beach's newest and greatest super thriller, 'The Crimson Gardenia' with Owen Moore and Hedda Nova. A bigger picture even than 'The Auction Block.' Tonight at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m. at super-production prices.