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: 1919-04-14
Summary:

Bryant Washburn, who made such a big hit in screen comedies like 'Skinner's Dress Suit,' 'Skinner's Baby' and 'Kidder and Ko,' now he's coming back again in a new Pathe play called 'The Ghost of the Rancho.' This film will be screened at the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-10-12
Summary:

Billions,' Nazimova's newest cinema production, will be screened at the Coronet Theatre for a run of four days beginning tomorrow. It appeared first on the stage under another title. Charles Bryant adapted the drama for Nazimova's use. At the same time, Ray C. Smallwood directed…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-12-15 - 1922-12-15
Summary:

All next week, we are showing Douglas Fairbanks in 'The Three Musketeers' and Mary Pickford in 'Little Lord Fauntleroy.' After which we shall show George Arliss in 'Disraeli' and Otis Skinner in 'Kismet.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-02-15
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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-02-16 - 1923-02-16
Summary:

Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday and Tuesday, February 16 to 20 at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15 daily, Robertson-Cole presents Otis Skinner in 'Kismet' by Edward Knoblock, directed by Gasnier. Illustration included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-02-16 - 1923-02-16
Summary:

The Coronet: Today till Tuesday at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, Otis Skinner in 'Kismet.' Kowloon Theatre: Today and tomorrow at 5.45 and 9.15 p.m., 'The White Dove.' Sunday, February 18, 'The Prodigal Judge.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-02-16
Summary:

Kismet,' in which Otis Skinner takes the chief role, will be shown at the Coronet Theatre today as the special China New Year attraction. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-02-17 - 1923-02-17
Summary:

The Coronet: Today till Tue. at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 & 9.15 p.m., Otis Skinner in 'Kismet.' Kowloon Theatre: Today at 5.45 and 9.15 p.m., 'The White Dove.' Sun. Feb. 18, 'The Prodigal Judge.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-02-17
Summary:

One of the most arresting things about the Robertson Cole production of 'Kismet,' with Otis Skinner playing his celebrated role of Haji the Beggar, which the Coronet management are screening as their special China New Year attraction is the wealth of colour, beauty and detail which…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-02-17 - 1923-02-20
Summary:

Today till Tuesday at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, Robertson-Cole presents Otis Skinner in 'Kismet' by Edward Knoblock, directed by Gasnier. Illustration included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-02-17 - 1923-02-17
Summary:

The Coronet: Today till Thursday at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, Otis Skinner in Kismet. Kowloon Theatre: Today 5.45 and 9.15 p.m., 'The White Dove.' Sunday, Feb. 18, The Prodigal Judge.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-02-20
Summary:

Kismet' is showing in Coronet today for last time, starring by 'Otis Skinner.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-09-22 - 1923-09-22
Summary:

See 'Robin Hood' and his merry men. Come and laugh at Friar Tuck and Little John. Come and weep with maid Marian.

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Headline: The Star
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-10-25 - 1923-10-27
Summary:

Tonight, the J. W. William Company in a Grand Vaudeville Show. With at 5.15, 'Skinner's Dress Suit,' a laughable comedy. At 9.30, Firpo v. McAuliffe, and Willard v. Johnson [sic].

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Headline: The Star
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-25 - 1923-10-27
Summary:

Tonight, the J. C. Williams Coy. in a grand vaudeville show with at 5.15, 'Skinner's Dress Suit,' a laughable comedy; at 9.30, Firpo vs. McAuliffe and Willard vs. Johnson, as good as being at the ringside.

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Headline: Star Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-25 - 1923-10-25
Summary:

3 nights only, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, October 25, 26 and 27 at 9.15 p.m., the biggest amusement bargain of the season, two big shows in one. J. C. Williams big variety comedy; Tex Rickard's big boxing film: Luis Firpo vs. Jack McAuliffe and Jess Willard vs. Floyd Johnson. Bargain…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-10-25
Summary:

Star Theatre is going to host the J. C. Williams Variety Company. As an extra attraction Star Theatre will be screening the fight pictures of Firpo v. McAuliffe and Williard v. Floyd Johnson. For the 5:15 show, the Williams Co. give their full programme, but the picture will be a comedy, '…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-10-25
Summary:

The J.C. Williams Variety Company appears at the Star tonight in a series of fighting pictures, Firpo v. McAuliffe and Willard v. Floyd Johnson, will be shown. For 5.15 show, a comedy 'Skinner's Dress Suit' will be shown.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-25
Summary:

Besides the fight films advertised for the Star, there is a vaudeville programme. The J. C. Williams Company are old-timers in the East and the variety of their offerings should ensure the first-class entertainment. Performers include Babe Latour, Eddie Polo, Jack Williams and Ted Trevor. The…