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: 1914-03-23
Summary:

A new machine, Vanoscope, invented by Lewis C. Van Riper and exhibited by W. J. Robinson, manager of the Vanoscope Company, will replace the flicker from pictures projected upon the normal screen. It is not as tiresome to the eyes and can eliminate the danger of fire. The exhibitors displayed a…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-09-15 - 1916-09-18
Summary:

Screening of 'The Black Box' (12th and 13th episodes), 'Rip Van Winkle', Topical Cartoon Gazette, 'Fatty Joings the Force' (Keystone) and 'One Good Joke Deserves Another' (Vitagraph)

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-09-16 - 1916-09-18
Summary:

12th and 13th episodes of Oppenheim's great mystery serial 'The Black Box' in 4 parts; 'Rip van Winkle' in 2 parts, a splendid picture screened from this well-known story; Topical Cartoon Gazette; comics: 'Fatty Joins the Force' by Keystone; 'One Good Joke…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-09-16 - 1916-09-16
Summary:

Screening of 'The Black Box' (12th and 13th episodes), 'Rip Van Winkle', Topical Cartoon Gazette, 'Fatty Joings the Force' (Keystone) and 'One Good Joke Deserves Another' (Vitagraph); Full military band Tonight

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-01-13
Summary:

Albany, November 21 – The constitutionality of the American law prohibiting the admissions of children under sixteen years of age to motion picture theatres, unless accompanied by parents or guardians was upheld today by the Court of Appeals. The decision was given in the case of Mr. Jacob Van…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-04-17 - 1919-04-19
Summary:

For two nights only, William Farnum in the great William Fox super production 'When a Man Sees Red' by Larry Evans. From his Saturday Evening Post story 'The Painted Lady.' Preceded by the most laughable sunshine comedy 'Roaring Lions and Wedding Bells.' April 19…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-04-18 - 1919-04-18
Summary:

Tonight at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., tomorrow at 4.30 and 9.15 p.m., 'When a Man Sees Red.' Tomorrow at 2.15 p.m., special children's matinee. Sunday at 6 and 9.15 p.m., Joseph [sic] Jefferson in 'Rip Van Winkle,' a world-famous artist in his greatest play. Monday at 2.30, 5.…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-11-15 - 1919-11-18
Summary:

Programme of arrangements: gymkhana at Happy Valley, lecture at the Theatre Royal by Mlle H. Van Der Flier, illustrated with motion pictures taken at the various battlefronts, cabaret on the Murray Parade Ground, pansy day and Chinese theatrical performance.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-11-15
Summary:

The scheme of raising a Hongkong Fund for the relief of the war devastated areas of France, which was initiated a few weeks ago. On Monday, 1st December, Mlle H. Van Der Flier gives a lecture at the theatre Royal illustrated with motion pictures taken at the various battlefronts. Furthermore,…

10
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-11-15 - 1919-11-22
Summary:

Programme of arrangements, including gymkhana, lecture, cabaret and Chinese theatrical performance. On Monday, 1st December at the Theatre Royal by Mlle H. Van Der Flier, illustrated with motion picture taken at the various battle fronts.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-11-25 - 1919-11-29
Summary:

Monday 1st, December, at the Theatre Royal at 9.15 p.m., lecture by Mlle H. Van Der Flier, illustrated with motion pictures. Booking at Moutrie's.

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

Tonight, Monday, 1st December, at the Theatre Royal at 9.15 p.m., Lecture by Mlle. H. Van der Flier. The lecture will be illustrated by moving pictures of intense interest. The photographs were taken from an aeroplane and German shells are plainly seen bursting over the town. Booking at Moutrie…

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

A reminder is given of the lecture tonight at 9.15 at the theatre Royal in aid of the Hongkong Fund for Devastated France. The lecture will be illustrated by moving pictures of much interest, taken right in the firing line. The bombardment of Antwerp is among them, showing the German shells…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-12-02
Summary:

In aid of the Hongkong Fund for Devastated France, a lecture was given at the Treatre [sic] Royal last night by Mlle. Van der Flier. Owing to the inclement weather there was only a moderate attendance. There's a detail description of the lecture. A splendid series of pictures taken from…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-12-02
Summary:

The Theatre Royal was well filled last evening when Mlle. Van der Flier lectured on 'Refugee Work in Holland' on behalf of the Hongkong Fund for the Devastated Villages of France and for Belgian widows and orphans. The lecture was under the patronage of H.E. the Governor, H.E. Vice-…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-12-20
Summary:

An Acknowledgement: The committee of the Hongkong Fund for War Devastated France regret that, owing to an oversight, at the time of Miss Van der Flier's lecture at the theatre Royal in aid of the Fund, no acknowledgement was made in the Press of the fact that the cinematograph performance…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-03-25
Summary:

An article about the Church Pictorial Movement, for reaching large mass by using kinema into English villages. Its motor-vans, conveying projectors, dramatic films, the screen, and the operators, are on the road in Somerset and Gloucester each week, on regular circuits. There were both…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-04-22
Summary:

Yesterday, a very special film was screened during the matinee and at night, at the Hongkong Theatre, entitled 'The Little Liar.' The management announces that another splendid drama, in which H. B. Warner will take the leading role, entitled 'The market of Van Desire,' will…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-07-16
Summary:

Memories of Jack London and Robert Louis Stevenson at their best will be revived at the Hongkong Theatre today when local theatre-goers will be given their first view of 'Under Crimson Skies,' by the Universal-Jewel production. The film starring Elmo Lincoln as the lead, supported by…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-11-03
Summary:

Her Kingdom of Dreams,' a First National attraction now showing at the Coronet Theatre. Starring Anita Stewart, who had been work in 'Mind the Paint Girl' and 'Old Kentucky,' Kathlyn Williams who had been in 'Whispering Chorus,' Mahlon Hamilton who appeared in…