A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-05-17 - 1923-05-17
Summary:

Too Much Wife' starring Wanda Hawley, assisted by T. Roy Barnes.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-10-26
Summary:

A Kiss in Time,' in which Wanda Hawley and T. Roy Barnes take the leading roles, will be shown at World Theatre this week. There are three well-known comedians supporting Wanda Hawley: T. Barnes, Walter Hiers and Bertram Johns.

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Headline: The Star
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-09-26 - 1925-09-26
Summary:

Tonight, Carl Laemmle presents Virginia Valli and Norman Kerry in 'The Price of Pleasure' with a great all-star cast including Louise Fazenda, T. Roy Barnes, Kate Lester, George Fawcett and Ward Crane.

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Headline: The Star
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-09-24 - 1925-09-26
Summary:

Tonight till Saturday, Carl Laemmle presents Virginia Valli and Norman Kerry in 'The Price of Pleasure,' with a great all-star cast including Louise Fazenda, T. Roy Barnes, Kate Lester, George Fawcett and Ward Crane. Illustration included.

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-04-18 - 1925-04-18
Summary:

Starting Wednesday next, 'Butterfly,' with Laura La Plante, Kenneth Harlan, Ruth Clifford, Norman Kerry, T. Roy Barnes, Margaret Livingston, Freeman Wood and Cesare Gravina, a Clarence Brown production. Illustration included.

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Headline: The Star
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-09-24 - 1925-09-26
Summary:

Tonight till Saturday, Carl Laemmle presents Virginia Valli and Norman Kerry in 'The Price of Pleasure,' with a great all-star cast including Louise Fazenda, T. Roy Barnes, Kate Lester, George Fawcett and Ward Crane. Plot and illustration included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-05-18
Summary:

World Theatre is screening Realart picture entitled 'Too Much Wife' starring Wanda Hawley. Author Lorna Moon and scenarist Percy Heath have furnished the topic of marriage with humour. The supporting cast includes T. Roy Barnes, Arthur Hoyt, Lillian Langdon, Willard Louis and '…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-04-25
Summary:

World Theatre is screening the Universal Jewel production 'Butterfly.' The film is a Clarence Brown adaptation of Kathleen Norris' novel. The film features Ruth Clifford, Laura La Plante and Norman Kerry. The other five major characters are portrayed by Kenneth Harlan, Cesare…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-09-02
Summary:

The pulchritude of the Ziegfeld 'Follies' girls has won for many of them lucrative offers in motion pictures. The world-famous beauty chorus as a whole appears in a cinema production for the first time in 'The Great White Way,' a picturization of H. C. Witwer's story,…

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Headline: Manager Barnes
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1902-05-17
Summary:

Manager Barnes of the 20th Century Entertainers who re-opened at the Theatre Royal last night is be congratulated on gathering around him such a bright company of players. Performers included Rosa Barnes and Madame Freed. With moving pictures of the Dreyfus trial, including the life of Maitre…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-08-07
Summary:

At the Bijou Theatre there will be screened tonight and Sunday night a series of films showing the flying exploits of Capt. T. Gunn in America and the Philippines.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-05-17
Summary:

Last night, a large audience greeted Barnes' Twentieth Century Entertainers on Theatre Royal. Madame Freed was in excellent voice, also with Miss Rosa Barnes. The moving pictures portraying scenes from the famous Dreyfus trial were by far the best that have been seen in Hongkong and gave a…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-05-19
Summary:

The programme submitted at the Theatre Royal on Saturday night by Barnes' Twentieth Century Entertainers got a remarkably good reception from a full house. Performances by Harry Gray, Madame Freed and Miss Rosa Barnes. The biographic pictures of the Dreyfus trial were very good indeed, but…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-04-25
Summary:

Kathleen Norris' famous novel, 'Butterfly,' has been converted to the screen with remarkable fidelity in the Clarence Brown- Universal Jewel picturization of the story, which had its local opening at the World Theatre last night. Laura La Plante handles the title role. Ruth…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-05-03
Summary:

Barnes' Entertainers and Biograph Company are advertised to open for a season in Hongkong on Thursday next. We believe the company is a highly talented one, including Madame Freed, who has already been heard in Hongkong.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1902-05-09
Summary:

Barnes' Twentieth Century Entertainers gave a very successful performance at the City Hall last evening.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-05-10
Summary:

The same capital programme was presented last night, at the Theatre Royal, by Barnes' Twentieth Century Entertainers. A change of fare is to be provided tonight, which, no doubt, will meet with the marked appreciation that has characterised the first two performances of the Company in this…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-05-12
Summary:

Barnes' Twentieth Century Entertainers are as smart a variety combination as has visited Hongkong, and that their work is being appreciated is testified by the fact that the number of their patrons has increased nightly since they opened. Harry Gray, as a comedian, has few equals. The…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1902-05-10
Summary:

The latest entertainment arrived City Hall are the Barnes 20th Century Entertainers and Biograph Company. Performers include Madame Freed, Mr. Harry Gray, Mr. W. T. Burgess, Miss Florence Adelaide, Miss Rosa Barnes and orchestra of Royal Welsh Fusiliers. The series of capital films run through…