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: 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: 1923-10-18
Summary:

The Coronet Theatre is going to screen a Richard Bartholmess [sic] feature entitled 'Tol'able David.' Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-10-19
Summary:

Tolable [sic] David' is the screen version of Joseph Hergesheimer's novel and is closely watched by the critics. Hergesheimer wrote 'Tolable David' while he was living in the mountains of Virginia. The story portrays the real-life conditions of the mountain people and is…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-10-22
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is going to screen 'Tolable David' featuring Richard Bartholmess [sic]. The story originally appeared under Joseph Hergesheimer's signature in the Saturday Evening Post and the author lent his personal services to the production of the film.

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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: 1925-03-11
Summary:

Coronet Theatre will be screening a First National attraction, 'The Fighting Blade,' featuring Richard Barthelmess, who is famous for his role in 'Tol'able David.' The cast also includes Miss Dorothy Mackaill, Mr. Frederick Burton. The film is full of thrill. Film…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-03-16
Summary:

Last night, Queen's Theatre screened Richard Barthelmess' 'The Bright Shawl.' The film is compared with productions like 'Sonny' and 'Tol'able David.'

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Headline: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-03-16
Summary:

Richard Barthelmess new starring vehicle, First National production, 'The Bright Shawl,' which began an engagement at the Queen's Theatre last night. His two pictures 'Tol'able David' and 'Sonny' are mentioned. Dorothy Gish also starred in 'The Bright…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-05-14
Summary:

The Seventh Day' opened at the Queen's Theatre yesterday. The film is starred by Richard Barthelmess, who had been also starred in 'Tol'able David.' Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-06-05
Summary:

Sonny,' starring Richard Barthelmess, comes to the Queen's Theatre today. Richard Barthelmess' former pictures included 'Broken Blossoms' and 'Tol'able David.' Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-12-07
Summary:

Richard Barthelmess in 'The Bond Boy' has a production that is strongly suggestive of 'Tol'able David.' Plot and production details included.

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1912-10-21
Summary:

Mr. Bob Stevenson is offering a splendid programme at the Bijou this week. The sketch 'A Gossip by the Wayside' is the most amusing dialogue between Mr. Stephenson and Miss Ada Rowley. 'The Fisherman's Son' is a magnificent picture story; 'Love and a Motor,' an…

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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: 1923-10-18
Summary:

The Prisoner of Zenda will be followed at the Coronet on Sunday for one day only by racing drama 'The Kentucky Derby.' On Monday Richard Barthelmess in 'Tol'able David' is the attraction. Film plot included.