A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1909-09-11
Summary:

A grand benefit performance to the Sister Philips was given at the Victoria Cinematograph last night and there was a good attendance. Madame Harrison also appeared in new songs and Miss Dory-ta appears as Miss B. Young.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-09-26
Summary:

Miss Carlyn Philips and Miss Violet Elbe (the Raggedy Two), are immensely popular with the patrons of the Bijou. They have nice songs, costumes, and dance. The programme at the Bijou this week is an exceptionally good one, consisting of a Pathe Gazette and a 'Nick Winter' film in three…

3
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-10-02
Summary:

Miss Violet Elbe and Miss Carolyn Philips, 'The Raggedy Two,' have amazingly performed. Manager Barret is to be congratulated upon the engagement of the two performers, and also upon the interest of Pathe's Gazette and 'The Mummers,' the latter a film of peculiar…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-10-11
Summary:

A film 7,500 feet at length will be presented tonight at the Bijou, describing a sensational drama entitled 'Her Dreadful Secret.' The picture will be shown for a week. Misses Carlyn and Philips continue to attract a big audience, and are aided by an interesting variety of coloured…

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Headline: The Palisade
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-08-18
Summary:

The management of the Palisade Cinema is including the Weekend programme the first two instalments. Each situation is plausible and interesting in the pictures. 'The Black Box' featured in 15 episodes and made by the Universal Film Manufacturing Co., the play is written by Mr. E.…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-08-19 - 1916-08-19
Summary:

Screening of Pathe's photoplay 'The Golden Sword Knot' in 3 reels, 'The Black Box Mystery' by Philip Oppenheim; Pathe's British Gazette: 'The Great War' (Iin Alsace), 'The Great War' (Allies in the near East)

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-11-27 - 1916-11-27
Summary:

On Nov 27, grand band and comedy night, 'Red Circle'; on Nov 28 and 29, the magnificent picture, film d' art in 5 reels, 'The Lost Sheep'; on Nov 30 and Dec 1, Howitt Philips Company in 'Peg 'O' My Heart' and 'What the Butler Saw.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-10-21 - 1918-10-23
Summary:

October 21st and 23rd, 9.15 p.m. performance, Baby Marie Osborne in 'Little Mary Sunshine.' Special engagement of Wheeler Dryden (late principal comedian, Howitt Philips company), etc. Booking at Anderson's.

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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: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-07-02 - 1921-07-05
Summary:

Dorothy Philips [sic] in 'The Talk of the Town,' a special Universal production in 6 parts.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-07-02 - 1921-07-05
Summary:

Tonight at 5.15 and 9.15, Dorothy Philips in 'The Talk of the Town' in 6 parts.

12
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-07-02 - 1921-07-05
Summary:

Today at 5.15 and 9.15, Dorothy Philips [sic] in 'The Talk of the Town' in 6 parts.

13
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-07-04
Summary:

The Hongkong Theatre's programme contains a comedy-drama 'The Talk of the Town,' in which Dorothy Philips figures. The show starts with a comedy 'Kitchen Police' followed by pictures from the Screen Magazine No.6.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-07-04
Summary:

The popular star Dorothy Philips [sic] appears again in the drama 'The Talk of the Town,' a 6-part play at the Hongkong Theatre. The comedy 'Kitchen Police,' also pictures of recent events from the Screen Magazine, are also given.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-06-02
Summary:

Yesterday, Kowloon Theatre screened Mr. Philip [sic] Oppenheim's mystery tale, 'The Long Arm of Mannister,' in seven parts.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-06-20
Summary:

Man-Woman-Marriage' was the big picture of the Coronet. The film starred Dorothy Philips and James Kirkwood. Special music by the Coronet Orchestra adds to the pleasure. Film synopsis included. Constance Binney figures in 'Something Different' and a laughable Lehrmann comedy is…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-01-18
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-06-07
Summary:

Those who missed seeing 'Man-Woman-Marriage' a year ago have another opportunity again in Coronet. It is a production which can compare with films such as 'Intolerance.' The film stars Dorothy Philips.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-01-11
Summary:

The Heart Line,' presented at the World Theatre for the first time yesterday with Leah Baird starred, scored a decisive hit. It is an intelligent picturization of Gelett Burgess' daringly frank novel. Film plot included. The cast includes Jerome Patrick, Ruth Sinclair, Frederick Vroom…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-02-15 - 1924-02-15
Summary:

Mrs. Wallace Reid in 'Human Wreckage,' presented by F. B. O., story by C. Gardner Sullivan, directed by John Griffith Wray, big cast includes James Kirkwood, Bessie Love, Geo. Hackathorne, Robert McKim, Victory Bateman, Harry Northrup, Eric Mayne, Otto Hoffman, Philip Sleeman, George…