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: 1917-03-31
Summary:

There was a packed house at the Victoria Theatre last night and a most interesting programme was gone through, including Pathe's British and American Gazette, 'Despised' (a two-part play), 'The Star Boarder' (introducing Charlie Chaplin), 'The Great War' , and…

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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: 1916-11-09
Summary:

The theatre will show a film about the Great War illustrating the Defence of Verdun, including the various activities of the French Army.

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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: 1924-10-22
Summary:

Star Theatre will be screening the film version of Ibanez's story 'Enemies of Women.' It is to commence next Sunday. Booking may be done from today at the Theatre or Moutrie's. The cast constitutes a record number of 50,000 people.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-11-21
Summary:

Star Theatre is screening 'Little Old New York' which is claimed to be as good as 'Enemies of Women.' The film features Marion Davies.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-12-31
Summary:

Queen's Theatre will be screening a First National attraction 'Oliver Twist' starring the child actor Jackie Coogan. The film is produced by Sol Lesser, directed by Frank Lloyd and is presented by a company of celebrities like Lon Chaney, Gladys Brockwell, Lionel Belmore. The film…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-01-02
Summary:

Yesterday, Queen's Theatre screened a First National attraction 'Oliver Twist' featuring Jackie Coogan. The play was Frank Lloyd's adaptation of Charles Dickens' story.

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Headline: Oliver Twist'
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-01-05
Summary:

Queen's Theatre is screening a First National attraction 'Oliver Twist' starring Jackie Coogan. The cast also includes Lon Chaney and Gladys Brockwell. The film is based on Charles Dickens' story of the same name and exhibits one of the finest performances of Jackie Coogan.…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-04-11
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-04-12
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-04-19
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-06-09