A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-06-11
Summary:

At the Hongkong Theatre, the weekend attraction is one of the best films that has ever been shown at this popular house. 'Out of the Drifts,' written by Wm. H. Clifford, is a beautiful drama in six parts, the starring role being played by Marguerite Clark. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-07-28 - 1919-07-28
Summary:

H. W. Ray's comment on 'The Disciple,' mentioning the producer, Thos. H. Ince, the director or actor, William S. Hart and his another film, 'Hell's Hinges.'

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-11-29 - 1923-11-29
Summary:

Today till Saturday, a Benj. B. Hampton production, Zane Grey's 'The Man of the Forest,' with an all-star cast including Robert McKim, Claire Adams and Carl Gantvoort, produced by Benj. B. Hampton and his associates William H. Clifford, Elliott Howe, Jean Hensholt, supported by…

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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: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-03-31 - 1922-03-31
Summary:

A confession of showing the best picture in town tonight, 'I Am Guilty.' Remarks: The ad. didn't mention the theatre's name, but H. W. Ray was the manager of The Coronet.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-11-04
Summary:

London, Sept. 29 – People are asking whether Charlie Chaplin will be appearing in a film written by H. G. Wells.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-12-17 - 1921-12-20
Summary:

Ruth Clifford in 'The Game's Up' and 'Meet My Husband.'

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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: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-01-21
Summary:

Fighting Fury' was directed by Clifford S. Smith, who made the big William S. Hart pictures. All will appreciate the feelings of the hero (Jack Hoxie). Film synopsis included. Jack Hoxie is supported by a splendid cast, the members of which all help to make a very exciting picture. It will…

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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: 1921-12-17 - 1921-12-20
Summary:

Tonight at 5.15 and 9.15, Ruth Clifford in 'The Game's Up' and 'Meet My Husband.'

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-07-28 - 1919-07-28
Summary:

When I saw the scene in 'Hell's Hinges' where the crowd goes after the parson, the thought come to me, 'What a surprise if William S. Hart were playing the part of the gentleman in black. The same thought must have occurred to Thos. H. Ince for he has produced this very…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-09-07 - 1921-09-09
Summary:

Ruth Clifford in the biggest Universal production, 'The Millioniare Pirate' [sic], 'Marry My Wife' and New Screen Magazine.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-04-24 - 1920-04-27
Summary:

Tonight, H. B. Warner in 'The Market of Vain Desire.' Usual prices. April 24 Remarks: On page 5, another ad. on H. B. Warner and Clara Williams in 'The Market of Vain Desire,' also excellent comedies.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-09-07 - 1921-09-09
Summary:

Today at 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, Ruth Clifford in 'The Millionaire Pirate.' New Screen Magazine and comedy.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-12-20 - 1922-12-22
Summary:

Wednesday to Friday at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., William Fox presents Buck Jones in 'Firebrand Trevison.' At 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., Ruth Clifford & Jack Sherrill in 'The Invisible Ray,' epis. 3 & 4. Usual prices. Booking at the Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-12-20 - 1922-12-22
Summary:

Wednesday to Friday, 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., William Fox presents Buck Jones in 'Firebrand Trevision.' 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., Ruth Clifford and Jack Sherrill in 'The Invisible Ray' episodes 3 and 4. Usual prices. Booking at the Theatre.

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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.