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: 1906-03-28
Summary:

Constable Fox, No. 45, while on duty at the Ko Shing Theatre arrested a man for selling theatre tickets without a license, He was fined $25.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1908-11-11
Summary:

Shameen, November 8 – Illuminations: At 9:30 in the evening another concert was given by the band, accompanied by a cinematograph entertainment, which was thoroughly enjoyed. The grounds of the Consulate were beautifully set off above the main gateway. A word of praise is due to Consul Fox for…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-11-02
Summary:

There was again a full house at the Bijou on Saturday evening, to enjoy the excellent programme now being presented, of which the chief items are comedy with Max Linder in the principal role, and Pathe's War Gazette. There are also two mirth-provoking films entitled 'Hannigan in Colver…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-05-18 - 1915-05-18
Summary:

Performances by The Mariani Sisters and Reginald R. Bullock; Also screening of moving pictures

5
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-05-18 - 1915-05-18
Summary:

Engagement for 2 nights only, on May 17 and 18, performance by The Mariani Sisters; also moving pictures; performance by Reginald. R. Bullock on May 19.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-05-19 - 1915-05-21
Summary:

Performance by Reginald R. Bulluck; Films screenings including 'Honestly That Kills' (4 parts), 'Dick and His Mother-In-Law', 'Two Men and a Mule' and 'Miss Tweedledum is Taken for a Nihilist'; Orchestra in attendance

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-06-05
Summary:

On Saturday, the St. Joseph's College Baden Powell Boy Scouts, assisted by the Fox Patrol of Boy Scout, sold Union Jacks on behalf of the Blind Soldier's Fund. And the Boy Scouts beg to thank the Victoria Cinematograph and the Bijou Cinema Theatre for allowing them to sell flags before…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-10-05
Summary:

A vast film enterprise, comparable to nothing ever known before, has just been completed by Mr. William Fox, of New York. The super-film has cost £200,000 and was eleven and a half months in the making – 'A Daughter of the Gods,' starring Miss Annette Kellerman, directed by Herbert…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-10-13 - 1916-10-14
Summary:

Last few nights for 'The What Nots,' performance by The Fox Trot.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-10-14 - 1916-10-14
Summary:

Last few nights, performing 'Black Art', Tally Ho, The Fox Trot and The Vampire Dance

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-04-16
Summary:

The number of theatres in London has increased since the war. Some of the war films won wide popularity but they do not predominate. Londoners enjoy the green field and villages and the practice did not change after the war.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-04-23
Summary:

Blind Man's Luck' featuring Mollie King, the star from 'The Mystery of the Double Cross,' a thrilling Pathe Gold Rooster play, as good as 'The Hunting of the Hawk,' will be screened at the Victoria Theatre. It has a mysterious plot, a good, exciting story of…

13
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-07-31
Summary:

The 7th and 8th episodes of the 'Strange Case of Mary Page' will be screened tonight with Gaumont Graphic and Keystone Comics. A ten reel film 'A Daughter of the Gods' will be exhibited with amazing scenes, featuring Annette Kellermann and made by William Fox. Film synopsis…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-11-27
Summary:

A thrilling picture 'When a Man Sees Red' will be screened at the Victoria Theatre. This film is produced by William Fox and featured William Farnum.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-11-28 - 1918-11-28
Summary:

November 28th to December 1st, four nights only, special announcement, William Fox presents William Farnum in 'When a Man Sees Red,' a romance of the South Sea Isles. Price details and picture included. Booking at Anderson's.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1918-11-28
Summary:

Cinema-goers can look forward to a really magnificent film at the Victoria Theatre tonight and the three succeeding nights. This is the William Fox super production 'When a Man Sees Red,' which features William Farnum, the famous cinema actor. The story is a romance of the South Seas…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-12-02 - 1918-12-03
Summary:

Fox Kiddie Features' is ready for presentation by the producer, William Fox. The first film of the cinema will be 'Jack and the Beanstalk.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1918-12-04 - 1918-12-05
Summary:

William Fox, the producer, has taken this great new step. The 'Fox Kiddie Features' are ready for presentation, and the first of these, 'Jack and the Beanstalk,' will soon be before Hongkong cinema-goers.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-12-04 - 1918-12-05
Summary:

Moving pictures for children were inevitable from the very moment moving pictures were invented; but it has been part of the normal course of things that they should not have been actually made until this time. Only the very best that the world can produce is to be laid before the sincerely…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1918-12-06 - 1918-12-07
Summary:

There are some tales that above others have a universal appeal to the young. One of the first to arise in the minds of children is 'Jack and the Beanstalk,' and this Mr. Fox has chosen for the first of his 'Pictures for the Kiddies.'