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: 1920-06-05
Summary:

At the Hongkong Theatre this week, William Fox presents a magnificent drama in 'Rough and Ready,' in which the famous William Farnum plays the leading part. He is supported by Violet Palmer.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-10-15 - 1919-10-17
Summary:

October 15, 16 and 17 at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., for three nights only, William Nigh and Violet Palmer in 'The Blue Streak.' 'Max Wishes He Hadn't' and British Gazette No. 563. Usual prices. Booking at Robinson's.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-10-15 - 1919-10-17
Summary:

October 15th, 16th and 17th at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., for two nights more, William Nigh and Violet Palmer in 'The Blue Streak.' Also 'Max Wishes He Hadn't' and British Gazette No. 563. Usual prices. Booking at Robinson's.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-10-15 - 1919-10-17
Summary:

Prior arrangements make it possible for us to show William Fox's Red-Blooded Western Comedy Drama, 'The Blue Streak' at the Coronet. October 15 remarks: William High and Violet Palmer in 'The Blue Streak.' 'Max Wishes He Hadn't' British Gazette No. 563.…

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Headline: The New Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1911-05-24
Summary:

An application was received from Messrs. Palmer and Turner for permission to erect two water closets and six urinals at the New Victoria Theatre, Des Voeux Road Central.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-02-04
Summary:

The Theatre Royal made improvements in the past two years. Messrs. Palmer and Turner will set the most elaborate scenes and few theatres have better arrangements in this respect. Also, there are new electric installation and curtain designed by Mr. Denman Fuller.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-01-25
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-06-13 - 1924-06-14
Summary:

Commencing today to Monday next, Henry Roussell presents Raquel Meller in 'Imperial Violets,' in 10 reels. Usual prices. Book your seats early.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-06-13 - 1924-06-13
Summary:

Commencing today to Monday next, Henry Roussell presents Europe most fascinating screen star, Raquel Meller in 'Imperial Violets,' 10-reel 1924 production. Usual prices. Book your seats early.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-06-16
Summary:

Queen's Theatre is screening a 1924 production entitled 'Imperial Violets.' Quality music is provided by the Queen's orchestra. Film synopsis included. In addition to the film attraction, a half an hour show will be presented by Messrs. Holt and Sawyer in songs, dances and…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-06-13 - 1924-06-14
Summary:

Commencing 13th to 16th June at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15 p.m., Raquel Meller in 'Imperial Violets,' 10-reel 1924 production, a Henry Roussel's wonderful masterpiece. Usual prices. Booking at theatre.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-09-03
Summary:

Chinese, particularly, have been interested in the screen production by their Shanghai compatriots of the film known as 'Her Sacrifice' which has enjoyed a brief run at the Queen's Theatre during the 2:30 and 7:15 performances. 'The Judgment of the Storm,' a Palmer…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-06-13 - 1924-06-14
Summary:

Commencing 13th to 16th June at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15 p.m., Raquel Meller in 'Imperial Violets,' a 10-reel 1924 prodcution by Henry Roussell. Usual prices. Booking at the Theatre. June 13 Remarks: Another ad. on page 5.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-08-20 - 1921-08-23
Summary:

Universal presents Violet Mersereau in 'The Nature Girl.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1920-05-19 - 1920-05-21
Summary:

Tonight, Broadwest presents the famous English star Violet Hopson in 'The Snare.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-05-19 - 1920-05-21
Summary:

Tonight at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Broadwest presents Violet Hopson in 'The Snare.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1910-01-15
Summary:

In a month or so a new cinematograph hall will be opened by Messers Ramos and Ramos, proprietors of the Victoria and Hongkong Cinemagraphs beside others in the Far East, on the site now occupied by the Hongkong Cinematograph in Des Voeux Road. Messrs Palmer and Turner are the architects.…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-08-20 - 1921-08-23
Summary:

Tonight at 5.15 and 9.15, Violet Mersereau in 'The Nature Girl,' a Universal production in 5 parts.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-08-22 - 1921-08-23
Summary:

Tonight at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Violet Mersereau in 'The Nature Girl,' a Universal production in 5 parts.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-05-19 - 1920-05-21
Summary:

Tonight at 5.15 and 9.15, Broadwest presents the famous English dramatic star, Violet Hopson in 'The Snare.'