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: 1905-02-25
Summary:

The Bijou Variety Entertainers opened their concert at the St. Patrick's Hall to a small but appreciative audience. Performers included W. Hunt, George Burnett, H. W. Ray, Violet Quinn, G. James, The Passaros, F. Winckelsett. A very pleasant evening was concluded by some slides from the…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-11-29
Summary:

Hongkong Theatre will provide a screening entitled 'In Her Mother's Secret,' starring Dorothy Green and Ralph Kellard under the production from Wm. Fox's Film Corporation. While 'The Brass Bullet' will be also shown till the next change of programme. New comics are…

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Headline: The Victoria
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-03-12 - 1920-03-13
Summary:

Tonight at 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15 p.m., George B. Seitz and Marguerite Courtot in 'Bound and Gagged' episodes 3 and 4. March 13 Remarks: Matinee tomorrow at 6 p.m., Wm. Farnum in 'The Man from Better Roots.'

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Headline: The Victoria
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1920-03-13 - 1920-03-20
Summary:

Tonight! George B. Seitz and Marguerite Curtot [sic] in 'Bound and Gagged,' episode 3 - 'Snared' and episode 4 'An Unwilling Princess.' Matinee: Wm. Farnum in 'The Man From Bitter Roots.' March 19 remarks: The popular Bros. Graydon in their new songs.…

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Headline: The Victoria
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-03-15 - 1920-03-17
Summary:

Tonight at 2.15, 5, 7.15 and 9.15 p.m., George B. Seitz and Marguerite Courtot in 'Bound and Gagged' episodes 1, 2, 3 and 4. Matinee at 5.15 p.m., Wm. Farnum in 'The Man from Bitter Roots.'

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1920-05-20 - 1920-05-24
Summary:

Tonight in the Wonder City of Bagdad the Ancient, with Francis Carpenter and Virginia Corbin [sic] in WM. Fox's $500,000 dreamplay 'Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp.' May 24 remarks: 'A Pair of Cupids.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-05-20 - 1920-05-20
Summary:

Come and be young again tonight in the wonder city of Bagdad the ancient, with Francis Carpenter and Virginia Corbin in Wm. Fox's $500,000 dream play, 'Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp.' Prices at the matinee, 80 cents and 40 cents. Children half price. At the performance $1.00 and…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-06-09
Summary:

Tonight at the Hongkong Theatre the last of Wm. Fox's production, 'Rough and Ready,' will be screened, and two exceptional photoplays will be given from tomorrow, 'Called Back' and 'Bridge of Death.' At intervals, new comedies will be introduced.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-07-07
Summary:

A new programme is issued for today in which Wm. Fox presents the drama 'Fires of Conscience' in six parts, featuring William Farnum.

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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: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-07-14
Summary:

The Hongkong Theatre's latest is 'A Silent Man,' commencing on Thursday the 14th inst. In this screenplay, Wm. S. Hart as a delineator of the Western character excels his previous records. There will also be shown 'A Desert Hero,' a two-part Fatty Arbuckle comedy, and Mr…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-07-14
Summary:

The latest film at the Hongkong Theatre's is 'A Silent Man.' In this screenplay Wm. S. Hart as a delineator of the Western character excels his precious record. There will also be shown 'A Desert Hero,' a two parts Fatty Arbuckle comedy and Mr. Jack Coco with Miss…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-07-20
Summary:

From tomorrow until Friday a delightful comedy-drama 'After Five,' played by Wm. and Cecil de Mille, will be screened at the Hongkong Theatre. There will also be the usual screen magazine and an extremely laughable comedy.

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-08-18 - 1921-08-18
Summary:

Canyon Pictures presents Franklyn Farnum with Mary Anderson in Colonel Wm. N. Selig's super serial, 'Vanishing Trails' in 15 episodes. Various episodes of the above super serial will be screened at every Thursday's matinee at 5.15 p.m. This afternoon, the 18th inst., at 5.15…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-10-03 - 1921-10-04
Summary:

Artcraft presents Wm. S. Hart in 'The Tiger Man.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-10-03 - 1921-10-04
Summary:

Today at 5.45 and 9.15, Artcraft presents Wm. S. Hart in 'The Tiger Man.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-02-11 - 1922-02-11
Summary:

Wm. D. Taylor's production, 'The Soul of Youth,' story of Julia Crawford Ivers.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-05-26
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-06-22
Summary:

Another Wm. Fox picture is now screening at the World Theatre, in which Gladys Brockwell takes the leading role. It is stated that some of the recent events shown in Pathe News are interesting, as well as 'Sticky Fingers,' a comedy in two parts.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-07-24
Summary:

The Furnace' , the new Wm. D. Taylor production released as a Realart Special, is an unusually powerful photodrama, which opened at the World Theatre since Friday last. The film starred Agnes Ayres, Jerome Patrick, Theodore Roberts, Helen Dunbar, Betty Francisco, Milton Sills and Mayme…