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: 1908-11-16
Summary:

Mrs. May, president of the Ministering Children's League, wants to specially thank Mrs. Tomkins, Mrs. Peter, Mrs. Eves, Miss Loureiro, Mrs Jordan, Mrs. Seth, Mrs. H. W. Bird, for helping Messrs. W. Powell and Company, Messrs Lane Crawford and Company, Wesmann Limited, Chazalon and Company,…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-01-13 - 1915-01-15
Summary:

War Picture' - 7th series in 2 parts - length 3,000 feet; 'Innocent,' American drama; 'The Beachcombers,' American drama; 'Childhood's Memories,' American drama; 'A Phlegmatic Gentleman,' comic; On Jan 16, 'The Avenging Sea' - 3,000…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-05-23 - 1918-05-23
Summary:

The three big productions of the year: 'The Barrier' in 7 parts, 8,000 feet, produced by the Rex Beach Motion Pictures Co.; 'The Mormon Maid' in 6 parts, 6,000 feet, featuring Mae Murray; 'The Lust of the Ages' in 7 parts, 7,000 feet, featuring Lillian Walker. Watch…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-05-23
Summary:

By arrangement with the Hongkong Film Exchange Company, Hongkong Theatre have secured the sole rights for China of exceptional films. The first is from the story of Rex Beach, 'The Barrier' issued by the Rex Beach Motion Picture Company. Another is 'The Mormon Maid' featuring…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-05-24 - 1918-05-24
Summary:

Saturday, Sunday, Monday and Tuesday, May 25, 26, 27 and 28, super-programme for four nights only. 9.15 p.m. performance, the first greatest picture of the year, 'The Barrier' from the novel by Rex Beach, in 7 parts, 8,000 feet. Owing to the enormous price we are paying for the rights…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-05-24
Summary:

An exclusive drama-picture 'Jack of Diamonds' is now being screened at the Hongkong Theatre and pictures will be screened at matinees, including 'A Soul Enslaved,' Rex Beach's 'The Barrier.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-05-25 - 1918-05-28
Summary:

4 nights only. Saturday, 25th to Tuesday, 28th May at 9.15 p.m. performance, screening 'The Barrier' in 7 parts, a beautiful and interesting screening production (from the novel by Rex Beach). 7.15 p.m. performance and Saturday matinee showing 'The Mysterious Town,' drama in…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-05-25 - 1918-05-25
Summary:

Attraction extraordinary, tonight at 9.15 performance only, see the wonderful screen production from the famous novel, 'The Barrier,' produced by Rex Beach Motion Pictures Co. in 7 reels. Press opinions from The New York Telegraph, The Moving Picture World and The New York Times…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-05-25
Summary:

A special screening of Rex Beach's 'The Barrier' will be shown at the Hongkong Theatre. The picture has a comprehensive plot with the last part most thrilling of all. Film review included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-05-27
Summary:

Hongkong Theatre is showing Rex Beach's 'The Barrier.' Film synopsis included.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-10-29 - 1919-10-31
Summary:

Molly [sic] King in her greatest screen success, 'The On-the-Square Girl.' October 31 remarks: Rex Beach's greatest story 'The Auction Block.'

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-10-31 - 1919-11-03
Summary:

Rubye de Remer in 'The Auction Block'. Booking at Robinson's. November 1 remarks: Being the only theatre in Hongkong holding the right to show Rex Beach pictures.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-10-31 - 1919-10-31
Summary:

From the slave mart of Ancient Babylon to the marriage market of today! Rex Beach's greatest story, 'The Auction Block,' showing from tonight until Monday for four nights only. Prices: at 5.15, 80 cents and 40 cents; at 9.15, $1.50 and 80 cents. Pictures included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-10-31 - 1919-10-31
Summary:

From the Slave Mart of Ancient Babylon to the Marriage Market of Today! Rex Beach's greatest story, 'The Auction Block,' showing from tonight until Monday for four nights only. Prices: At 5.15, 80 cents and 40 cents; at 9.15, $1 and 80 cents. Film plot and pictures included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-11-01 - 1919-11-01
Summary:

A beautiful screen presentation and an appropriate musical setting make 'The Auction Block' at the Coronet a vision of pure delight. Being the only theatre in Hongkong holding the right to show Rex Beach pictures, we have brand new copies, not the usual old and scratched films you must…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-11-01 - 1919-11-01
Summary:

Announcement: there will be a matinee every day at 5.15 p.m. Saturday 1st to Tuesday 4th November, 9.15 p.m. performances, Kathlyn Williams and Wheeler Oakman in 'The Ne'er-Do-Well,' drama in 10 parts by Rex Beach. Usual prices. Booking your seats early. Monday 3rd, matinee at 5.…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-11-01
Summary:

The new picture at the Coronet 'The Auction Block,' is adapted from the novel of the same name by Rex Beach. Rubye De Remer is the feminine lead and the large cast including Florence Deshon, Dorothy Wheeler, Florence John, Tom Powers, Walter Hitchcock, Ned Burton, Charles Graham,…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-11-01 - 1919-11-01
Summary:

A beautiful screen presentation, and an appropriate musical setting make 'The Auction Block' at 'The Coronet,' a vision of pure delight. Being the only theatre in Hongkong holding the right to show Rex Beach pictures, we have brand new copies, not the usual old and scratched…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-11-01 - 1919-11-04
Summary:

For four nights only, commencing Saturday 1st November, 9.15 p.m. performance, Selig presents Kathlyn Williams and Wheeler Oakman in 'The Ne'er Do Well,' drama in 10 parts, a stirring story by Rex Beach. Usual prices. Matinees and 7.15 p.m. performances, showing 11th and 12th…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-11-03
Summary:

The second performance of 'The Auction Block,' adapted from Rex Beach's social novel, was greeted by another packed house at the Coronet on Saturday night. A detailed review of the film is included. The film is to be repeated tonight and seats can be secured at Robinson's.…