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: 1913-12-27
Summary:

The approaching majority of kinematography may well call for a brief review of the extraordinary growth of the industry since that eventful day in 1893 when at the World's Fair, Chicago, Thomas Edison's kinetoscope was introduced to an amazed public. Facts about the picture industry in…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-05-13
Summary:

The Victoria Theatre is showing a championship boxing bout, Jack Johnson versus Jim Flynn, and other interesting programmes. Also, a picture in 10 parts depicting the loves and labours of the three heroes in Alexander Dumas' famous work 'The Three Musketeers.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-05-18
Summary:

The Three Mile Limit' screened at the Bijou is an attractive film. The Gibson girls are as lively and as much appreciated as ever. Further episodes in the fortunes of the one and only 'Max' and of his brother mirth maker, 'Wiffles,' together with the latest one and…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-03-13
Summary:

One of the local cinematograph theatres has been screening a film founded on a novel by Gabriele D' Annunzio. The manufacturers tend to produce morbidly sensational novels rather than dramatised or photographic representations of recognised plays. When Victor Hugo's 'Les…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1918-01-21
Summary:

This afternoon, at 5.15, the Victoria Theatre has a big attraction, for 'Quo Vadis?' is to be screened. This magnificent picture is in seven parts. For tonight, there is a splendid programme, including the third and fourth episodes of 'The Great Secret,' as well as Pathe…

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Headline: Flickers
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-04-14
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-05-19
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-06-16
Summary:

The famous Griffith picture 'Way Down East' was surrendered this month to Mr. George Mooser, representative of the United Artists Corporation. It marked the first victory of the United Artists Corporation in the fight being waged against motion picture film piracy. For background…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-06-20
Summary:

Within last year (according to a writer in the New York Herald) there has been a marked lowering of salaries throughout the motion picture ranks, amounting in some instance to more than 50 per cent. A sage of Hollywood thus summarised the present salary situation. Several top listed actor and…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-08-04
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-11-02
Summary:

Charlie Chaplin, in the flesh, will be in Hongkong next March, accompanied by Mary Pickford and Douglas Fairbanks. Efforts will also be made to induce D. W. Griffith to join the party. This news was given yesterday by Mr. George Mooser, a well-known play producer and film manager. He is the…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-11-25
Summary:

The screening of 'The Three Musketeers' at the Coronet Theatre is postponed and for today only 'Alf's Button,' the British comedy will be shown.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-11-25
Summary:

The screen version of 'The Three Musketeers,' adapted for the screen by Mr. Edward Knoblock, is being shown at the Coronet Theatre next week. It is noted that Douglas Fairbanks always impresses one as a modern d'Artagnan.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-11-27
Summary:

The film version of 'The Three Musketeers,' adapted from the famous novel by Alexandre Dumas, is being shown at the Coronet Theatre this week. In turn, Douglas Fairbanks was responsible for having the picture made, and he is who plays the part of D'Artagnan. Besides, owing to a…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-11-28
Summary:

The screening of 'The Three Musketeers' is postponed at the Coronet Theatre this week. Today and tomorrow, 'The White Rider' is being shown at the Coronet and 'The Fatal Marriage' is promised for Thursday and Friday.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-11-28
Summary:

The screening of 'The Three Musketeers' is postponed owing to an unfortunate mistake in the despatching of the film. Thus, it is announced by the management of the Coronet, today and tomorrow 'The White Rider' will be shown instead.