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: 1922-06-08
Summary:

The development and growth of the film industry and its place in modern life were discussed by Mr. Wilmer with a reporter of the Telegraph yesterday. Mr. Wilmer is well-known as a leading figure in the cinema trade, being a partner in the firm of Wilmer and Vincent of New York, an enterprising…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-07-31
Summary:

Today, Coronet Theatre is going to screen the famous 1922 Derby which was won by Captain Cuttle. The Theatre will also present two comedies, 'Her Unwilling Husband,' starring Blanche Sweet and 'Now or Never,' starring Harold Lloyd.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-08-06
Summary:

Notwithstanding counter attractions, the attendance at the Hongkong theatre has been very large during the week, and as the 'Seven Deadly Sins' series is coming soon to an end, and a new production from William Fox is being now announced, it is expected that the patronage will be…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-01-04
Summary:

New Scala Theatre screened a 'super' production film entitled 'Passion.' This will be the first screening of a German film in London since the outbreak of the war in November. The film was screened in Germany under the name of 'Madame du Barry' [sic] featuring Mlle…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-04-21
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is going to screen 'Passion' this evening. The story revolves around the life of Madame du Barry, the celebrated favourite of Louis XV. The film boasts its wonderful acting, scenic grandeur and the majestic beauty. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-04-22
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is currently screening a screen classic 'Passion.' The story revolves around the life of Madame du Barry.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-04-23
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is currently screening the great historical film 'Passion.' Appropriate music by the Coronet Orchestra has been provided.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-04-25
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is going to screen Pola Negri's historical film entitled 'Passion,' for the last time this evening. The story revolves around the life of Madame du Barry. The film is filled with good acting, dramatic setting and superb settings.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-05-07
Summary:

Local cinema-goers have their last chance this evening of seeing Pola Negri in her great historical film 'Passion.' The picture is at the Star Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-02-10
Summary:

Queen's Theatre will be screening 'Turn to the Right,' a Metro production, today. The story is authored by Winchell Smith and John E. Hazzard and the screen version is presented by John Golden and Marcus Loew. The film is a Rex Ingram production and is directed by the creator of…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-02-11
Summary:

Queen's Theatre is screening 'Turn to the Right.' The story is authored by Winchell Smith and John [sic] E. Hazzard and the screen version is presented by John Golden. Its celluloid version is presented by John Golden and Marcus Loew. The film is a Rex Ingram production,…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-08-11
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-03-15
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-03-22
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-04-19
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-04-22
Summary:

Passion' is now showing at the Coronet Theatre. Pola Negri as the leading role with brilliant acting. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-04-26
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-05-03
Summary:

Miss Mura Shipoff and her brother Koka Shipoff will make their final appearance and the excellent movie play 'The Conquering Power' will be screened for the last time at Star Theatre. The movie was made by the same producer as the one who made the famous 'Four Horsemen of the…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-05-03
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-05-06
Summary:

Passion,' starring Pola Negri, will be shown in the Star Theatre for the last time tomorrow night. Mr. William Heughun, the famous Scottish singer appears in Thursday night and the popular Quaints Co. beginning a Kowloon season on Friday night.