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: 1916-08-03
Summary:

Screening of 'Won in the Clouds' and 'T'was but a Dream' and Keystone comedies. 'Elaine,' and comic featuring Fatty with Charlie Chaplin as referee coming soon.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-08-04
Summary:

The last two episodes of the 'Exploits of Elaine,' a comic film featuring Charlie Chaplin as the referee in a boxing match in which 'Fatty' is one of the contestants and a film about a dirigible airship will be screened.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-08-05 - 1916-08-05
Summary:

The last two episodes of the 'New Exploits of Elaine' [sic]: 'The Green Trunk' and 'The Triumph of Elaine'; also a good set of war pictures round about St. Mihie; Chaplin and Fatty in a screaming comedy.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-08-05 - 1916-08-05
Summary:

On Aug 4, another powerful programme, last two episodes of the 'Exploits of Elaine'; interesting: 'The Great War: Round St. Mihiel' and 'The Great War: Watch Dogs'; comics: 'The Knock Out' in 2 parts (featuring Fatty), Charlie Chaplin as Referee.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-09-11 - 1916-09-11
Summary:

On Sep 11, one night only, grand comedy & band night; see 'Max Linder's Elopement' [sic], 'Wiffles Going to the Dentist,' 'Love, Speed & Thrills' (Keystone), and 'Mabel and Fatty and the Law' [sic].

6
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-09-16 - 1916-09-18
Summary:

12th and 13th episodes of Oppenheim's great mystery serial 'The Black Box' in 4 parts; 'Rip van Winkle' in 2 parts, a splendid picture screened from this well-known story; Topical Cartoon Gazette; comics: 'Fatty Joins the Force' by Keystone; 'One Good Joke…

7
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-10-23 - 1916-10-25
Summary:

On Oct 23, band night; last night of 'The Battle of the Somme' [sic]; 1st and 2nd episodes of 'The Red Circle'; on Oct 24, the thrilling serial play, 3rdd and 4th episodes of 'The Broken Coin'; comics: 'Mabel and Fatty's Wash Day' (Keystone), 'A…

8
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-12-05
Summary:

The weekend programme at the Victoria Theatre has been up to excellence including episodes of serial film and some really good comics of Fatty shown.

9
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-08-09
Summary:

The Hongkong Theatre has started a new serial film 'The Crimson Stain Mystery.' The first two episodes commenced last Saturday and the following episodes will run regularly. War dramas 'How heroes are made' and comics 'Fatty' are being screened.

10
Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-03-20 - 1918-03-21
Summary:

Tonight, 'The Great Secret,' 15th and 16th chapters. Comedies: 'Fatty at San Diego' and 'Neighbours' (Ford Sterling).

11
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-01-13 - 1919-01-15
Summary:

Annals of the War No. 56. 'Thou Shalt Not Covet' written by James Oliver Curwood, produced by The Selig Polyscope Co. 'Fatty's Reckless Fling.' Booking at Anderson's.

12
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-01-13 - 1919-01-14
Summary:

January 13, 14 and 15, 9.15 performance, Annals of the War No. 56, 'Thou Shalt Not Covet' written by James Oliver Curwood, produced by the Selig Polyscope Company and 'Fatty's Reckless Fling.'

13
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-01-14
Summary:

A fine film 'Thou shalt Not Covet' is now screening at the Victoria Theatre. It is written by James Oliver Curwood. The Keystone Comedy with Fatty in the leading role is indeed very funny. The 2nd episode of 'The Count of Monte Cristo' will be screened on Thursday.

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Headline: Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-02-13 - 1919-02-15
Summary:

Tonight, William S. Hart in 'Hell's Hinges.' Charlie Chaplin in 'Charlie at the Show.' 'Fatty's Chance Acquaintance' and British Gazette, No. 487. Booking at Robinson's

15
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-02-13 - 1919-02-15
Summary:

13th, 14th, 15th and 16th February, William S. Hart in 'Hell's Hinges,' Charlie Chaplin in 'Charlie at the Show,' 'Fatty's Chance Acquaintance' and British Gazette No. 487. Booking at Robinson's.

16
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-02-13 - 1919-02-15
Summary:

February 13, 14, 15 and 16, 1919, William S. Hart in 'Hell's Hinges' and Charlie Chaplin in 'Charlie at the Show.' Also showing 'Fatty's Chance Acquaintance' and British Gazette No. 487. Booking at Robinson's.

17
Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-04-07 - 1919-04-10
Summary:

All comedy programme. Douglas Fairbanks in 'Flirting with Fate,' Charlie Chaplin in 'The Rink,' Fatty Arbuckle in 'His Wife's Mistakes.' British Gazette No.497. Booking at Robinson's.

18
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-04-07 - 1919-04-10
Summary:

Tonight at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., all comedy programme: Douglas Fairbanks in 'Flirting with Fate'; Charlie Chaplin in 'The Rink'; Fatty Arbuckle in 'His Wife's Mistake'; British Gazette No. 497. Booking at Robinson's.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-04-07 - 1919-04-11
Summary:

Tonight at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., all comedy programme. Douglas Fairbanks in 'Flirting with Fate.' Charlie Chaplin in 'The Rink.' Fatty Arbuckle in 'His Wife's Mistake.' British Gazette No. 497. Booking at Robinson's.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-04-08
Summary:

Two crowded houses last evening thoroughly enjoyed the good fare provided at the Coronet. The programme included British Gazette, Fatty in 'His Wife's Mistake,' Douglas Fairbanks in 'Flirting with Fate' and Charlie Chaplin in 'The Rink.'