A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Headline: The 'Iron Claw'
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-04-06
Summary:

The continuation of the story of the 'Iron Claw' will appear in the column of the South China Morning Post. Episodes 13 and 14 will be printed while episodes 15 and 16 will be screened.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-01-04
Summary:

A film has been prepared for the Hongkong section of the British Empire Exhibition in London which depicts Chinese life and scenery in this Colony. It has been made by the South China Sun Motion Picture Company and is two thousand feet long.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-05-17
Summary:

The Pathe management has announced their intention of presenting another magnificent serial 'Who's Guilty?.' The serial has favourable comments that the Victoria Theatre is to be congratulated on securing the screening rights. The South China Morning Post will publish two complete…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-05-01
Summary:

Mr. B. Brodsky, general manager of the China Cinema Co., Ltd., reached Yokohama after an extensive trip through China. His firm is one of the leading moving picture concerns in China.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-03-04 - 1925-03-04
Summary:

Sir Harry Lauder will make his final appearance in South China on Thursday next, at 9.15 p.m., when he will give selections from his repertoire at the Star Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1916-01-28
Summary:

Mr. B. Brodsky, General Manager of the China Cinema Company Ltd., left Shanghai recently for America, taking with him a moving picture film manufactured by the China Cinema Company, entitled 'A Trip Through China,' which has been working on for the last five years. It comprised 20,000…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-05-13
Summary:

The students and staff members of the Technical College of Canton who arrived here Monday night, yesterday visited the Hongkong University, the Hongkong Electric Co., R. Corney and Co. and the China Sun Motion Picture Co. etc.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-09-26
Summary:

Mr. A. Baris, Managing Director of the China Theatre, Ltd., is in Shanghai en route for Hongkong.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-03-11
Summary:

Hitchin' Posts,' a Universal feature starring Frank Mayo, will be shown at the Hongkong Theatre today. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-04-24
Summary:

Marvellously light and dainty' – 'Post and gesture superb' – these are some of the tributes the South China Morning Post felt impelled to pay little Mura Shipoff when she last visited Hongkong and they augur well for the youthful dancer's success this evening when with her…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-06-25
Summary:

The Rev. H. G. Peile, vicar of All Saints, South Acton, wrote that he wished someone would give them a really good sign-post with the name of the church on it. He dearly loved to have a blaze of light outside the church like cinema or theatre.

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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: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-10-20 - 1925-10-22
Summary:

Best locality in Kowloon. Box no. 270, care of 'S. C. M. Post.' To let—commodious offices on 4th floor, China Buildings, recently occupied by Hongkong Amusements, Ltd., who have removed to Queen's Theatre. Please apply post office, box no. 272. To let or for sale—newly constructed…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-03-11
Summary:

It is notified that, at the expiration of three months the China Cinema Company Limited, will, unless cause is shown to the contrary, be struck off the Register and the Company will be dissolved.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-02-05 - 1924-02-05
Summary:

In the privacy of your own family circle, Pathe-Baby will entertain or instruct as you will. There are not many other ways of spending a cosy evening. Pathe-Baby complete $60.00. Films $1.50 each. Pathe-Orient, 12, Queen's Road, Central, Hongkong, distributor of South China.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-08-17 - 1920-08-17
Summary:

This is to inform all those who have not yet seen Mary Pickford in 'Stella Maris' that tonight is absolutely their last opportunity of doing so, as the picture leaves for North China on Wednesday morning and will not come South again.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-06-10
Summary:

It is notified that the China Cinema Company, Limited has been struck off the Register and that at the expiration of three months Grose and Company, Limited, will unless cause is shown to the contrary, be struck off the Register and the Company will be dissolved.

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Headline: The World
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-09-29 - 1923-09-29
Summary:

Sunday, Monday and Tuesday, Mary Miles Minter in 'South of Suva.'

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-01 - 1923-10-01
Summary:

Today and tomorrow, Monday and Tuesday, Mary Miles Minter in 'South of Suva.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-07-18
Summary:

Judgment has been given in Tientsin against the General Accident, Fire and Life Assurance Company for Tls. 14,922.47 and 8% interest from February. Plaintiffs were the China Theatres. The premises were destroyed by fire together with the films.