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: 1916-03-14
Summary:

Something entirely different' is being advertised for tonight's show by the Melbourne Company at the Victoria, and judging from excerpts extracted for 'Suzanne,' it should be a musical treat. Wagner, Tschaikowsky, Sullivan, Mendelssohn, Chas. Aucliffe [sic], Sidney Jones, etc…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-03-14
Summary:

The Melbourne Company will stage a miniature musical comedy called 'Suzanne,' members included Tosti, Stephen Adams, Edwin Green, Arthur Sullivan, Tschaikowsky, Sidney Jones, Lionel Monckton, Wagner and Miss Ada Edney with Mr Tom Melbourne.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-12-23
Summary:

Three Chinese were charged before Mr. J. R. Wood, at the Police Court his morning, with creating a disturbance at the Tai Ping Theatre. Inspector O' Sullivan said the three men were sitting in seats under the gallery, for which they had paid, and an employee went round to collect two cents…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-06-30
Summary:

It seems that not only the cinema managers and 'movie-producers' have arrived at a proper estimate of his value, but even that very profound and austere body the Cinema Commission itself is about to take counsel with him. How dear old Gilbert would have revelled and how Sullivan would…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1918-09-20
Summary:

Two coolies employed at the Government Civil Hospital were charged at the Police Court this morning, before Mr. J. R. Wood, with assaulting a ticket-collector of the Ko Shing Theatre. Inspector O'Sullivan said that at about 7 p.m., last night, the complainant, who was a ticket-collector in…

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-10-09 - 1918-10-11
Summary:

Showing on 9th, 10th and 11th October, 'The Jockey of Death,' the romance of the circus introducing many sensational thrills in 4 parts, and 'Jim Sullivan,' a detective drama in two parts.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-03-11
Summary:

Last night, before a crowded house, Fredony and his company of entertainers presented an entirely new programme at the Victoria. Fredony was seen at his best in the Cosmopolitan Symphony in which he impersonated faithfully some of the world's most celebrated composers, such as Gounod,…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-03-25
Summary:

For assaulting a coolie employed in a theatrical company now performing in the Ko Sing [sic] theatre, a ticket collector employed by the same theatre appearing before Mr. R. E. Lindsell. Inspector O'Sullivan informed the Magistrate that after defendant told complainant to clear away, he…

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Headline: Coronet Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-03-27 - 1919-03-27
Summary:

Individual tastes differ, but, personally, we have found 'Chicken Casey.' If you do not fall in love with Dorothy Dalton in the title role, you have no business to visit picture shows! We have arranged an entire Gilbert and Sullivan programme.

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Headline: Coronet Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-03-27 - 1919-03-27
Summary:

Thursday to Sunday, 'Chicken Casey' featuring Dorothy Dalton. We have arranged an entire Gilbert and Sullivan programme.

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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: 1920-03-11
Summary:

Between Men' is the title of the principal picture now being screened at the Hongkong Theatre. The drama was written by C. G. Sullivan and Thos. H. Ince. Film synopsis included. Further episodes of the 'Mystery Ship' will be screened during the Weekend, together with a number of…

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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: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-10-11
Summary:

William Hart forsakes the Western plains in his latest Artcraft picture 'Branding Broadway,' which the Coronet is showing tonight. The story was prepared for him by C. G. Sullivan, and Seena Owen is a charming waitress. Miss Owen was last in Hongkong as the beloved princess in '…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-02-20
Summary:

Following the success of the cinema show arranged by Mrs. Severn and Mrs. Pollock for the children of Helen May Institute members and their friends, Kowloon Theatre announces that it will give a special matinee for children every Monday afternoon. To promote opera music Sullivan's light-…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-02-21 - 1922-02-26
Summary:

The Year's Biggest Motion Picture!' Written by C. Gardner Sullivan and directed by Fred Niblo. All star cast including Myrtle Stedman, Peggy Pearce, William Conkin and Irving Cummings. Usual prices. February 21 Remarks: Teaser ad. The ads didn't mention the theatre's name,…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-02-23 - 1922-02-23
Summary:

Commencing Friday, 24th, Louise Glaum in 'Sex,' a tremendous emotional drama by C. Gardner Sullivan, directed by Fred Niblo.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-02-23 - 1922-02-25
Summary:

Today at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., by C. Gardner Sullivan, directed by Fred Niblo, 'Sex.' 2.30 and 7.15 p.m. performances, George B. Seitz in 'Velvet Fingers,' episodes 10 and 11. Usual prices. Booking at the theatre. February 25 Remarks: Sunday matinee at 6 p.m. sharp, Lila Lee in…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-02-24 - 1922-02-27
Summary:

Today at 5.15 p.m. and 9.15 p.m., Louise Glaum in 'Sex,' written by C. Gardner Sullivan and directed by Fred Niblo. At 2.30 and 7.15 p.m. performances, George B. Seitz in 'Velvet Fingers,' 10 and 11 epis. Booking at the Theatre. February 25 & 27 Remarks: Sunday's…