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: 1921-10-18
Summary:

Before leaving London, Charlie Chaplin collected a cheque of £50,000 on account of British royalties in respect of a film not yet released, entitled 'The Idle Classes.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-12-20
Summary:

The other week were published in the North-China Daily News particularly relating to the unaccountably early showing of two Charlie Chaplin features in Shanghai, 'The Kid' last summer and 'The Idle Class' during the present month. It was shown that Ramos Amusements Ltd. had…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-12-22
Summary:

Is it legal for an exhibitor on films in Shanghai to show a picture, the Chinese rights for which are already in the hands of another local firm of distributors? Asks the N.C.D. News. The question was raised in movie circles last July when the Ramos Amusement, Ld., the proprietors of the Olympic…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-05-05
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-05-27
Summary:

London, May 13 – Prime Minister's favourite films are introduced. It is stated that the Premier often makes arrangements for a private cinema. Besides, it is believed that the Premier is in favour of comedy and drama. His favourite variety of film is comedy, and Charlie Chaplin has an…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-01-10 - 1923-01-17
Summary:

You'll see him double in 'The Idle Class.'

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-01-15 - 1923-01-15
Summary:

James Oliver Curwood in 'Flower of the North' with Henry B. Walthall and Pauline Starke. Charlie Chaplin in his seventh million dollar comedy, 'The Idle Class.' All next week at usual prices. Illustration included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-01-18 - 1923-01-20
Summary:

The Coronet: Tonight till Saturday, George Arliss in 'Disraeli.' Sunday, Viola Dana in 'Blackmail.' Kowloon Theatre: Tonight and tomorrow, Harold Lloyd in 'High and Dizzy' and Mabel Normand in 'The Floor Below.' Saturday and Sunday, Charlie Chaplin in…

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Headline: Kowloon Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-01-18 - 1923-01-18
Summary:

On Saturday and Sunday, you'll see him double in 'The Idle Class.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-01-18 - 1923-01-19
Summary:

The Coronet: Tonight till Sat., George Arliss in 'Disraeli.' Sun., Viola Dana in 'Blackmail.' Kowloon Theatre: Tonight and tomorrow, Harold Lloyd in 'High & Dizzy,' and Mable Normand in 'The Floor Below.' Sat. & Sun., Charlie Chaplin in 'The…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-01-18
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-01-18 - 1923-01-19
Summary:

The Coronet: Tonight till Saturday, George Arliss in Disraeli. Sunday, Viola Dana in Blackmail. Kowloon Theatre: Tonight and tomorrow, Harold Lloyd in High and Dizzy and Mabel Normand in The Floor Below. Saturday and Sunday, Charlie Chaplin in The Idle Class.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-01-19 - 1923-01-19
Summary:

Henry B. Walthall and Pauline Starke in Vitagraph's big special drama or the great outdoors, James Oliver Curwood's 'Flower of the North,' seven reels. Also Charlie Chaplin in his million-dollar comedy 'The Idle Class.' Illustration included.

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Headline: Kowloon Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-01-20 - 1923-01-20
Summary:

Charlie Chaplin in 'The Idle Class' and James Oliver Curwood's 'Flower of the North.' 5.45, 80 cents and 40 cents; 9.15, $1.50 and 80 cents. Picture included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-01-20 - 1923-01-20
Summary:

The Coronet: Tonight till Sat., George Arliss in 'Disraeli.' Sun., Viola Dana in 'Blackmail.' Kowloon Theatre: Sat. & Sun., Charlie Chaplin in 'The Idle Class,' and 'Flower and the North.' Price details included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-01-20
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is screening 'Blackmail' on Sunday. Next week, Coronet will be screening 'Flower of the North,' a film based on the novel by James Oliver Curwood and Charlie Chaplin's 'The Idle Class.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-01-20
Summary:

Blackmail,' starring Viola Dana, is the Sunday's picture at the Coronet Theatre. Film synopsis included. Besides, a couple of films are announced for next week's programme of the Coronet. One of them is 'Flower of the North,' a tale based on a novel of James Oliver…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-01-20
Summary:

Blackmail' is a Sunday's picture at the Coronet. In it charming Viola Dana figures as the charming daughter of a notorious crook. Next week, Coronet will provide two special attraction: 'Flower of the North' based on the novel by James Oliver Curwood, and 'The Idle Class…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-01-20 - 1923-01-20
Summary:

The Coronet: Tonight (Saturday), George Arliss in Disraeli. Sunday, Viola Dana in Blackmail. Kowloon Theatre, Saturday and Sunday, Charlie Chaplin in 'The Idle Class' and 'Flower of the North.' Matinee, 80 cents and 40 cents; soiree, $1.50 and 80 cents.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-01-22 - 1923-01-22
Summary:

Tonight till Saturday, Charlie Chaplin in 'The Idle Class.' James Oliver Curwood's mile-a-minute 7-reel drama of the great North West, 'Flower of the North,' featuring Henry B. Walthall and Pauline Starke. Also the latest Topical Budget, ten reels of new up-to-date film…