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: 1925-03-06 - 1925-03-06
Summary:

Hoot Gibson in Wm. Dudley Pelley's story, 'The Sawdust Trail.'

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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: 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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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-10-04
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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: 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: 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: 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: 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

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-02-21
Summary:

The jewellery she has worn in 'The Marriage of William Ashe' has drawn attention to Miss Fanny [sic] Ward, the American actress who has just been divorced.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-01-19
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-02-22
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-07-16
Summary:

Mr. William S. Hart is in Los Angeles Hospital, with several fractured ribs and bruises, as the result of an accident while making a picture of a Western drama outside the city. This is the second accident to a member of the Hollywood film colony within a fortnight. The first being the slight…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-11-03
Summary:

Metro has converted Ben Ames Williams' story into a splendid sea picture. The plot is new and furnishes many dramatic situations. Film synopsis included. Lon Chaney gives the most striking performance. Bille Dove is a petulant but charming bride. The film will be shown at the Coronet,…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-02-02
Summary:

A long feature article on studying the health condition on frequent kinema goers. It suggested anyone suffering from debility should try Dr. Williams' pink pills by Dr. Williams Medicine Co. at Shanghai.