A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Headline: William Farnum
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-09-27 - 1923-10-10
Summary:

William Fox presents William Farnum in 'A Tale of Two Cities,' by Charles Dickens, an immortal story of the French Revolution. September 27 Remarks: The ad. didn't mention the theatre's name, surmised from other ads. October 8 Remarks: Coming to the World Theatre on Wednesday…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-05-26
Summary:

London, April 22 – At a special interview with Mr C. F. Higham, M. P., who is the Managing Director of the recently formed Alliance Film Corporation, he told me something of the company's immediate plans. They have been lucky enough to secure Matheson Lang to play the part he created in…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-09-27 - 1923-09-27
Summary:

William Farnum in Charles' immortal story 'A Tale of Two Cities.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-03-24 - 1919-03-24
Summary:

The three most popular film actors in the public estimation are William S. Hart, Douglas Fairbanks and William Farnum. The Coronet has booked pictures starring all three. Today we are showing your old favourite Douglas Fairbanks in 'Double Trouble.'

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Headline: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-03-26
Summary:

Margaret Leahy, who plays opposite Buster Keaton in Metro feature comedy, 'Three Ages,' which comes to the Queen's Theatre today. Other cast included Wallace Beery, Joe Roberts, Lillian Lawrence and Horace 'Cupid' Morgan. The film is directed by Buster Keaton and Eddie…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-11-10
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-08-23
Summary:

The Fighting Guide,' stars William Duncan, commences at the Star today. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-08-23
Summary:

From today onwards, Star Theatre is going to screen 'The Fighting Guide' featuring William Duncan. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-03-26
Summary:

Three Ages,' Buster Keaton's first full-length feature, comes to the Queen's Theatre today. Keaton has deserted the two-reel slap-stick comedies, and will henceforth star in comedies of feature attraction. 'Three Ages' is classed as a burlesque on love, marriage and…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-01-09 - 1924-01-09
Summary:

P. C. 511,' a story of the Shanghai Municipal police force, the first real Chinese motion picture, shown by courtesy of the B. A. T.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-03-19
Summary:

William Farnum will be seen at the World Theatre, in a screen dramatization of Victor Hugo's immortal story 'Les Miserables.' It is a production under the Fox Film Corporation. Film plot included.

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

Earle Williams is the star of 'The Silver Car,' the drama presented at the Grand tonight. The story is one of political intrigue, with a dashing young hero, who, disguised as a chauffeur, penetrates the secrets of the enemy stronghold. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-03-18
Summary:

It may be true that a prophet has no honour in his own country, but happily, this does not apply to Amateur Dramatic Companies. The Quarry Bay A. D. C. have shown that they not only deserve success but that they can command it. For that reason, there is sure to be a crowded house at the Star…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1903-02-14 - 1903-02-24
Summary:

Department store ad. Sale of Cinemagraphs in various prices. Mentioned that Cinemagraphs can be worked by a child.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-10-22
Summary:

Douglas and Barry are playing at the Victoria. An excellent selection of pictures is being shown, including 'Father William.' The Great Duncan will reopen on the 26th.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-10-11
Summary:

William Hart forsakes the Western plains in his latest Artcraft picture 'Branding Broadway,' which the Coronet is showing tonight. The story was prepared for him by C. G. Sullivan, and Seena Owen is a charming waitress. Miss Owen was last in Hongkong as the beloved princess in '…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-04-25
Summary:

For the sake of 'rest and new ideas,' Kathlyn Williams, an American motion picture star and originator of the serial motion picture film, has come to the Orient, arriving in Shanghai by the Pacific Mail steamer Golden State. Kathlyn Williams' husband, Mr. Charles Eyton, the…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-07-09 - 1924-07-11
Summary:

William Farnum in 'The Adventurer.' Note our specially reduced prices for the summer. Ring up C. 4636. Booking at Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-10-22 - 1914-10-22
Summary:

Screening of 'The Story of Father William' (2 parts); Looking for Sarra with the Great Duncan Coy

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-10-20 - 1914-10-21
Summary:

Screening of 'The Story of Father William' (2 parts); Looking for Joe Reed, the Musical Tramp with the Graet Duncan Coy