A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1912-05-02
Summary:

There appear the so-called 'talking pictures,' a synchronization of the cinematograph and the phonograph by electrical science, are already in craze in London and Paris. So premising have been these reproductions of plays and operas that two prominent producers, Charles Frohman and…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-08-16
Summary:

In the Summary Court yesterday, Tam Ho, a contractor, claimed $152.5 from the Pathe Phono Cinema Chine, of 8 Wyndham Street, being the amount paid by the plaintiff to the defendants for the purchase of three films which the plaintiffs guaranteed or warranted to be in good order and condition,…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-12-31 - 1920-01-01
Summary:

Tonight at 9.15 p.m. only, J. Stuart Blackton and Albert E. Smith present America's daintiest actress, Anita Stewart in Robert W. Chambers' greatest story, 'The Girl Philippa,' a special Vitagraph feature in eight parts. Prices: $1.00 and 50 cents. 5.15 and 7.15 p.m., Nance O…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-08-26 - 1920-08-26
Summary:

Tonight till Sunday, a Blackton Production, 'Respectable by Proxy,' with Sylvia Breamer and Robert Gordon, original, novel, spicy entertainment. Illustration included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-08-26
Summary:

You would hardly expect any man to need an introduction to his widow; in fact, you wouldn't expect a man to be able to meet his widow, but both of these happen in 'Respectable By Proxy,' the romantic comedy that J. Stuart Blackton has concocted with a generous dash of spice,…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-08-30 - 1920-08-30
Summary:

Tonight till Thursday, a Blackton Production, 'Respectable by Proxy,' with Sylvia Breamer and Robert Gordon. Also Dolores Cassinelli in 'Tarnished Reputations,' ‘Snub' Comedy, Pathe news and Britain's best Topical, 'Around the Town.' Illustration included…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-01-10 - 1921-01-10
Summary:

Today till Wednesday, a Blackton Production, 'My Husband's Other Wife' with Sylvia Breamer, Robert Gordon and an all-star cast, Pathe Distribution. Illustration included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-02-19 - 1921-02-22
Summary:

J. Stuart Blackton presents Sylvia Breamer in 'The Blood Barrier,' a thrilling drama in which love of woman and love of country figure in a swift actioned play that strikes the deep feelings, in 6 parts.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-04-08
Summary:

Dawn,' one of the Eleanor H. Porter's most widely read novels, is the attraction at the Hongkong Theatre tomorrow. The producer of the film is J. Stuart Blackton, and in it, Sylvia Breamer and Robert Gordon are starred. Stanley Olmstead adapted the story to the screen. Harry Davenport…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-04-09 - 1921-04-12
Summary:

J. Stuart Blackton presents Sylvia Breamer in 'Dawn,' in 6 parts. Also, Harold Lloyd in 'Ring Up the Curtain.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-04-09
Summary:

Sylvia Breamer and Robert Gordon appear at the Hongkong Theatre today and Monday in their second Blackton production for distribution by Pathe. It is 'Dawn,' a photo-dramatisation of the novel of the same name by Eleanor H. Porter, author of 'Pollyanna,' 'The Road to…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-04-09
Summary:

The featuring attraction at the Hongkong Theatre today and Monday is a picturization of Eleanor H. Porter's novel, 'Dawn.' It is a Blackton production starring Sylvia Breamer and Robert Gordon, Fanny Rice, Gus Alexander, Eddie Dunn, Margaret Barry and others.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-04-09 - 1921-04-12
Summary:

Tonight until Tuesday at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., J. Stuart Blackton presents the charming novel by Eleanor H. Porter, 'Dawn' in 6 parts featuring Sylvia Breamer. Also Harold Lloyd in 'Ring Up the Curtain.' April 9 Remarks: On page 5, another ad. on 'Dawn' only.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-06-08 - 1921-06-10
Summary:

J. Stuart Blackton, the Master of Screencraft, presents 'The Judgment House' [sic] in 6 reels, featuring Wilfred Lucas at usual prices.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-06-08 - 1921-06-10
Summary:

Tonight until Friday at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., J. Stuart Blackton presents 'The Judgment House' in 6 reels, featuring Wilfred Lucas. Usual prices.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-06-08 - 1921-06-10
Summary:

Tonight until Friday at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., J. Stuart Blackton presents 'The Judgment House' in 6 reels, featuring Wilfred Lucas. Usual prices.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-06-10
Summary:

Sir Gilbert Parker, the author of 'The Judgment House,' who collaborated with J. Stuart Blackton in its direction for the screen, laid the scenes of the story in England and South Africa before and during the Boer war.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-09-12 - 1921-09-12
Summary:

Priscilla Dean, the most dynamic personality in moving pictures, in 'Reputation,' Stuart Paton's tremendous drama of woman against woman. Illustration included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-09-12
Summary:

Reputation' the Universal super feature which is to be shown at the Coronet Theatre will establish Priscilla Dean as the actress of the screen. This is the opinion of reviewers in other cities who have seen the production and who say that it excels even 'The Virgin of Stamboul'…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-09-15 - 1921-09-22
Summary:

Pathe presents Emmy Wehlen in 'Lifting Shadows,' a super-production in 6 reels. Watch for the opening date. September 20 Remarks: Commencing on Friday, 23rd inst.The cast also includes Wyndham Standing, Stuart Holmes and Julia Swayne Gordon. Produced by Leonce Perret. Film plot…