A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1912-05-02
Summary:

There appear the so-called 'talking pictures,' a synchronization of the cinematograph and the phonograph by electrical science, are already in craze in London and Paris. So premising have been these reproductions of plays and operas that two prominent producers, Charles Frohman and…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1913-09-16
Summary:

A remarkable incident is reported from Whistable. During the exhibition of the 'Quo Vadis' films at the local picture palace one visitor became greatly agitated, and was overcome by his emotion that he fainted and had to be carried out of the building. It was reported that the visitor…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1913-10-07
Summary:

The article mentioned the strong growth of the cinema business in Great Britain and America. These important and interesting facts of the wonderful growth of cinema are given by Mr. Valentia Steer in his book, The Romance of the Cinema. Mr. Steer also mentioned the cinematograph has caught the…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-01-31 - 1919-02-03
Summary:

February 1, 2, 3 and 4, showing a special Paramount feature in 6 parts, 'Temptation,' featuring the famous opera star Geraldina [sic] Farrar. Also, Gazette and Comics. Monday February 3, matinee at 5 p.m., showing 'Quo Vadis,' a drama in 7 parts. Tuesday February 4, matinee…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-03-22 - 1921-03-26
Summary:

Today at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, Anita Stewart in 'In Old Kentucky.' Also British Gazette. March 23 Remarks: On page 5, another ad. on 'In Old Kentucky.' Film review included. March 26 Remarks: Sunday, March 27, Guazzoni (producer of 'Quo Vadis') presents '…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-03-29
Summary:

The Sack of Rome' continues to draw capacity houses at the Coronet Theatre. The producer previously produced 'Quo Vadis.' The Coronet Orchestra, with Mr. A. Scheninam at the piano, adds greatly to the enjoyment of this film masterpiece.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-03-30
Summary:

The Sack of Rome' is produced by Enrico Guazzoni, the well-known maker of 'Quo Vadis' and other famous Italian pictures. Plot and production notes are included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-02-08
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-03-08
10
Headline: The Hypocrites'
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-03-08
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-03-15
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-05-26
Summary:

Priscilla Dean will be seen for the last time in 'Conflict' at the Coronet today. Sunday's picture is to be 'The Sporting Duchess,' a superb film version of the famous Drury Lane drama of that name, and Norma Talmadge will arrive on Monday in 'Smilin' Through…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-05-28 - 1923-06-01
Summary:

Today till Saturday, Norma Talmadge in 'Smilin' Through.' Prices: 2.30 p.m., $1.00 and 50 cents; 5.15, $1.50 and 80 cents; 7.15 p.m., 80 cents and 40 cents; 9.15, $2.00 and $1.00.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-05-29
Summary:

In 'Smilin' Through,' Norma Talmadge delighted crowded audiences at the Coronet yesterday. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-05-31 - 1923-05-31
Summary:

The Coronet: Tonight till Saturday at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, Norma Talmadge in 'Smilin' Through.' The Star: Today till Saturday at 5.30 and 9.15 p.m., Viola Dana in 'Puppets of Fate,' 'Shanghai Races' and 'The Star Boarder.'

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-06-02 - 1923-06-02
Summary:

Smilin' Through' with Norma Talmadge is showing for the last time tonight. Tomorrow at 6, 7.30 and 9.15, Mildred Harris in 'Old Dad.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-06-16
Summary:

By special is request, 'Smilin Through,' starring Norma Talmadge, is again being screened in the Colony. This time is at the Star, Kowloon.

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Headline: The Star
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-06-16 - 1923-06-16
Summary:

Tonight, Leeds and Lemar and 'God's Country and the Woman.' Tomorrow, Norma Talmadge in 'Smilin' Through.'

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Headline: Some Chatter
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-07-14