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: 1899-04-12
Summary:

During the trial at St. Louis, Missouri, of a man named Campbell Allgair for murder the prosecution introduced a set of cinematograph pictures giving the entire scenes of the crime.

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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: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-12-03
Summary:

From today till Friday, a Paramount picture by Jesse L. Laspy [sic], entitled 'The Evil Eye,' in five parts, will be screened in the Hongkong Theatre. The cast included Miss Sweet, Tom Forman, Walter Long, Ruth King, Webster Campbell, J. Parks Jones and William Dale. The production was…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-12-24
Summary:

A screen classic that critics have placed in the same category with 'The Birth of a Nation' and 'Hearts of the World' has been produced under the title of 'The Hearts of Humanity.' It will be exhibited at the Coronet tomorrow with Dorothy Philips in the principal…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-02-26
Summary:

Edgar Lewis is an apostle of the outdoor picture, and he believes that it is the motion picture that can and should bring the great outdoors to the city-bound. He has produced a number of outdoor pictures, and the latest one is 'Sherry.' 'Sherry' is a photodramatization of a…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-06-13
Summary:

In the Divorce Court, Mrs. A. Holme-Summer, an actress, whose stage name is Miss Margaret Bannerman, petitioned for the dissolution of her marriage with Mr. P. Holme-Summer, an actor, known as Pat Somerset, on the ground of cruelty and adultery. Details included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-12-28
Summary:

The magnificent picture, 'The City of Purple Dreams,' in six parts attracted a large house yesterday at the World Theatre and is only to be shown for two days more, today and tomorrow at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m. This picture is based on a novel written by Edwin Baird and was produced by…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-12-28
Summary:

The City of Purple Dreams' was shown at the World Theatre yesterday. The picture is based on a novel written by Edwin Baird, and was produced by Colin Campbell. Meanwhile, Thomas Santschi takes the leading role, together with Bessie Eyton and Fritzi Brunette. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-12-28
Summary:

The City of Purple Dreams' attracted large house yesterday in World Theatre. The picture is based on a novel written by Edwin Baird, and was produced by Colin Campbell. Thomas Santschi is cast in the leading role. Bessie Eyton and Fritzi Brunette were the leading ladies. Film synopsis…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-10-06 - 1922-10-06
Summary:

The Coronet: Today only, Pat O'Malley in 'Sherry,' 7 parts. Kowloon Theatre: Friday and Saturday, 'The U. P. Trail,' British Gazette and Screen Snapshots.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-10-06 - 1922-10-06
Summary:

The Coronet: Today only, Pat O'Malley in 'Sherry' in 7 parts. Kowloon Theatre: Friday and Saturday, 'The U. P. Trail,' British Gazette and Screen Snapshots.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-10-06 - 1922-10-06
Summary:

The Coronet: Today only, Pat O'Malley in 'Sherry' in 7 parts. Kowloon Theatre: Friday and Saturday, 'The U. P. Trail' and British Gazette. Also Screen Snapshots.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-01-26
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-03-14 - 1923-03-14
Summary:

J. L. Frotheringham presents 'The Breaking Point' starring Bessie Barriscale, directed by Paul Scardon, written by H. H. Van Loan, with an all-star cast including Walter McGrall, Joseph J. Dowling, Wilfred Lucas, Pat O'Malley and Ethel Grey Terry, distributed by W. W. Hodkinson.…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-03-19
Summary:

My Wild Irish Rose,' a Vitagraph production starring Pauline Starke and Pat O'Malley, will be an attraction at the Coronet Theatre all this week. It has been adapted from a famous old stage melodrama 'The Shaughraun' by Dion Boucicault. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-03-19
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is going to screen 'My Wild Irish Rose.' Exhibiting the Victorian era lifestyle, the film is an adaptation from 'The Shaughraun,' an old stage melodrama. The film features Pauline Starke and Pat O'Malley. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-03-20
Summary:

My Wild Irish Rose,' which is a film version of 'The Shaughraun,' the famous old melodrama by Dion Biucicault, will be an attraction at the Coronet Theatre all the week. Pat O. Malley and Pauline Starke share the leading parts of the film. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-03-22