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: 1918-01-21
Summary:

This afternoon, at 5.15, the Victoria Theatre has a big attraction, for 'Quo Vadis?' is to be screened. This magnificent picture is in seven parts. For tonight, there is a splendid programme, including the third and fourth episodes of 'The Great Secret,' as well as Pathe…

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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: 1923-10-15
Summary:

Last night, Coronet Theatre presented a Metro Pictures production entitled 'The Prisoner of Zenda.' The film was directed by Rux [sic] Ingram.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-10-31
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is screening 'Hearts are Trumps' this week. The film exhibits some spectacular scenes like the one from the Royal Academy and a view of an avalanche. The film features Alice Torry [sic] of 'Prisoner of Zenda' and is directed by Rex Ingram.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-11-19
Summary:

Today and tomorrow, Star Theatre will be screening the screen version of Anthony Hope's novel 'Prisoner of Zenda.' The Rex Ingram directed film features Alice Terry. On Wednesday, the theatre will be screening 'Dr. Jack' featuring Harold Lloyd.

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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: 1925-02-20
Summary:

Queen's Theatre will be screening the film version of Rafael Sabatini's 'Scaramouche,' tomorrow. This Metro attraction is produced by Rex Ingram. 'Scaramouche' was one of the biggest successes of the author. The film features Alice Terry, Lewis Stone and Ramon…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-02-21
Summary:

Queen's Theatre will be screening the film version of Rafael Sabatini's novel 'Scaramouche.' This Metro attraction is produced by Rex Ingram. The film is compared with Ingram's productions like 'The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse.' The film features Ramon…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-02-24
Summary:

Queen's Theatre is showing 'Scaramouche,' the Rex Ingram production for Metro pictures. The cast of 10,000 is headed by Alice Terry, Lewis Stone and Ramon Novarro, who is famous for his role in 'The Prisoner of Zenda.' The screen adaptation was written by Willis Goldbeck…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-02-26
Summary:

Queen's Theatre will be screening the film version of Rafael Sabatini's novel 'Scaramouche,' for the last time today. This Metro attraction is produced by Rex Ingram. The film features Ramon Novarro, Alice Terry and Lewis Stone who are famous for their performances in Ingram…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-02-05
Summary:

Rex Ingram's 'Trifling Women' is to be screened at the Coronet today for the first time. Ingram is the man who made 'The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse' and 'The Prisoner of Zenda.' Plot and production summary included.

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Headline: Scaramouche'
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-02-20
Summary:

Rafael Sabatini, the author of 'Scaramouche,' which in its screen form, as produced by Rex Ingram, for Metro, opens at the Queen's Theatre tomorrow. The principal actors were Alice Terry, Lewis Stone and Ramon Novarro, who had appeared in 'Prisoner of Zenda.' Plot and…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-02-26
Summary:

Scaramouche,' produced by Rex Ingram, for Metro, which based on Rafael Sabatini's story, now showing at the Queen's Theatre for last time. The principal actors were Alice Terry, Lewis Stone and Ramon Novarro, who had appeared in 'The Prisoner of Zenda.' Plot and…

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Headline: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-04-02
Summary:

The Prisoner of Zenda,' a Metro production, had a successful run last year, and it is prophesied that the Selznick Distributing Corporation's Rupert of Henizau, which opens at the Queen's Theatre tomorrow will out-distance all previous photoplay winners. Directed by Victor Heerman…