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: 1920-02-16
Summary:

A beautiful production in five parts, directed by Thomas Heffron and entitled 'Mountain Dew' is being screened at the Hongkong Theatre tonight. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-12-19
Summary:

Appearing in a different characterization from those in which she achieved prominence as a star, Wanda Hawley scored heavily in 'The Truthful Liar' at the World Theatre last night. In the dramatic situations provided by Will Payne, the author, Miss Hawley is seen to artistic advantage…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-06-02
Summary:

The news of Mr. Thomas Meek, which took place at the Peak Hospital on Sunday will be received with the greatest regret. Mr. Meek was a native of Walsall and arrived in Hongkong shortly after the war as a member of the forces in which he served as a Bandsman. He joined the Hongkong Amusements Ltd…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-11-26
Summary:

Hollywood, Calif., Nov. 19 – The Culver City studio announced today that Thomas Ince, widely known movie producer, died today at his home in Benedict Canyon, Hollywood foothills, of angina pectoris. – Ass. Press.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-01-11
Summary:

Thomas H. Ince's 'Homespun Folks' which is being shown at the Coronet Theatre today. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-12-21
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-01-10
Summary:

A man killed and three people, two women and a man, accusing themselves of the crime, is a situation cleverly accounted for, to be found in the Richard Thomas Production, 'The Love Pirate,' coming to the World Theatre on Sunday. The manner in which each one of the three is proved…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-06-09
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-05-21
Summary:

That Douglas MacLean's talents are not limited to portrayals of aristocratic and dignified young men, is well illustrated by his characterization of 'Shorty' the bellhop in 'Bell Boy 13,' the Thomas H. Ince comedy farce, which will be shown at the Queen's Theatre on…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-05-25
Summary:

Filming a clever farce is as difficult as making a chic frock, according to Thomas H. Ince – one bad line will spoil the whole creation. Ince's latest production is a comedy farce, 'Bell Boy 13.' One stitch can spoil the effect of a thousand-dollar gown, and one scene in which the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-07-12
Summary:

One of the most exquisite of many beautiful scene bits in 'Her Reputation,' Thomas H. Ince's latest play now being shown at the Coronet Theatre, is a Spanish fiesta scene. Scores of descendants of Southern California's oldest and most distinguished Spanish families lead a…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-05-22
Summary:

Douglas MacLean, who appears as a young bellhop in Thomas H. Ince's latest comedy farce 'Bell Boy 13,' now opening at the Queen's Theatre, says that he got one of the biggest thrills of his movie career when he had to climb out on a window ledge 12 stories high for one of the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-07-11
Summary:

Some exciting scenes occurred in the offices of a big American newspaper when the management turned over its entire plant to the Thomas H. Ince film company for the screening of certain episodes in 'Her Reputation,' the feature photoplay now showing at the Coronet Theatre. Besides the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-05-08
Summary:

A dozen bloody battles could have been fought, which appear in Maurice Tourneur's picture version of the familiar novel, 'Lorna Doone,' which is coming to the Queen's Theatre. For weeks during the production of this story, the scenes of which are laid in rural England and the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-05-23
Summary:

Once in a while, a producer strikes upon the happy combination of having comedy situations worked out by real comedians. Thomas H. Ince has done this in his new comedy farce, 'Bell Boy 13.' Douglas MacLean's portrayal is one of the funniest of his career. Margaret Loomis has the…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-01-12
Summary:

World Theatre is screening a Richard Thomas production 'The Love Pirate.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-04-14 - 1920-04-16
Summary:

Tonight, Olive Thomas in 'Indiscreet Corinne,' a Triangle comedy drama in 5 parts.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-04-13 - 1920-04-16
Summary:

Tonight, Olive Thomas in 'Indiscreet Corinne,' a Triangle comedy drama in 5 parts.