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: 1921-12-17
Summary:

At the Hongkong Theatre tonight and over the weekend, Miss Ruth Clifford will be seen in her newest comedy-drama, 'The Game's Up.' Film synopsis included. The programme also includes a Rainbow comedy, featuring the 'Rainbow' beauties. At tomorrow's matinee, a new…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-12-17
Summary:

Ruth Clifford, the Bluebird star, comes to the Hongkong Theatre in 'The Game's Up,' a new comedy-drama in five reels. The star is supported by a notable cast, headed by Al Ray, a cousin of the better-known Charlie. The photoplay was directed by Elsie Jane Wilson from the script of…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-08-01
Summary:

Two new features are introduced in the programme for the week at the Hongkong Theatre, a drama and a comedy – 'Sue of the South' (5 parts) and 'A Red Hot Finish' (2 parts) respectively. The latter one is supported by the Rainbow Beauties, and the former one features Edith…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-01-25
Summary:

The Hughes Comedy Company staged two short musical comedies at the Victoria Theatre last night. Messrs Le Blane, Vack, Burgess, Miss Gertrude St. Clair, Miss Teddy Martin and Miss Eugenie Le Blane did well in their parts. The songs and choruses were as good as ever.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1918-10-28 - 1918-10-30
Summary:

October 28-30. Performance. William Courtenay in 'The Romantic Journey.' Harold Lloyd in 'Rainbow Island.' 'Les Aldo-pini.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-10-28 - 1918-10-30
Summary:

October 28th, 29th and 30th, 9.15 performance, William Courtenay in 'The Romantic Journey.' Also Harold Lloyd in 'Rainbow Island' and Les Aldo-Pini. Booking at Anderson's.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-10-29
Summary:

The Victoria Theatre has provided a good programme for its patrons, the main attraction is 'Les Aldo-Pini.' The picture programme includes two films 'Rainbow Island' featuring Harry Lloyd and 'The Romantic Journey.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-07-22 - 1921-07-22
Summary:

Friday 22nd to Monday 25th, 'The Great World Championship Fight,' and Comedies. Popular prices.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1918-10-28
Summary:

The large audiences at the Victoria Theatre during the weekend were more than delighted at the splendid programme provided. At yesterday's matinee, that charming picture 'Blind Man's Luck,' in which Mollie King takes the leading role, was greatly appreciated. Not the least…

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

Tonight, another fine all comedy programme at the Coronet.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-01-24
Summary:

The Hughes Comedy Company again staged 'The Speculators' (at Victoria Theatre). Tonight, a double bill is promised – 'The Bullfighters' and 'Three of a Kind.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-01-23
Summary:

The Hughes Comedy Company staged 'The Speculators' at Victoria Theatre. Messrs. Le Blane, F. Vack, and C. Chase, Mr. Reach and Miss Gertrude St. Clair did well in their parts.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-08-30 - 1922-08-31
Summary:

The Coronet: 'The Revenge of Tarzan' and Rolin Comedy. Kowloon Theatre: Today at 5.45 & 9.15, 'The Jungle Goddess,' and Comedies.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-01-22
Summary:

The Hughes Comedy Company again staged 'A Day at the Races' last night at the Victoria Theatre. Mr. Carlton Chase, Miss Eugenie Le. Blane, Miss Gertrude Sinclair [sic], Mr. Harry Burgess and Messrs. Vack and Le Blane all did well in their parts. Tonight, the company will present '…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-01-27
Summary:

The Hughes Comedy Company presented 'Spedelbounder's Dream' at the Victoria Theatre last night. Mr. Vack and Mr. Le Blane kept the audience in a good, steady laugh throughout and Miss Eugenie Le Blane, Miss St. Clair and Miss Martin were as entertaining as ever. Tonight, this will…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-03-08
Summary:

Baby Mine,' a Goldwyn comedy in which Madge Kennedy takes the leading role, is the chief attraction at the Star Theatre starting from today. It is something of a coincidence that a Mack Sennett comedy included in the same programme should be entitled 'It's a Boy.' Film plot…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-12-21
Summary:

The Coronet announced an all-comedy programme for the next week. Including 'Penrod' starred by Wesley Barry, which is based on Tarkington's boy stories; Constance Talmadge's 'Dangerous Business' is scheduled to follow; 'A Small Town Idol' by Director Mack…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-10-11 - 1921-10-13
Summary:

Elsie Ferguson in 'The Lie,' and Mack Sennet [sic] Comedy.

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

A departure from Mack Sennett Comedy tradition is promised in the five reel mirth-maker, 'Love, Honour and Behave,' which commencing tonight at the Star Theatre. Charles Murray is introduced as a grave and reverend judge. Other starring included Marie Prevost and George O'Hara.…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-08-29 - 1922-08-29
Summary:

The Coronet: 'The Revenge of Tarzan' and Rolin Comedy. Kowloon Theatre: Madge Kennedy in 'The Danger Game.'