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: 1923-06-16
Summary:

From tomorrow onwards, Star Theatre is going to screen 'Smilin' Through' featuring Norma Talmadge. The film is a screen version of an American stage play.

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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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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: 1923-05-26
Summary:

Priscilla Dean will be seen for the last time in 'Conflict' at the Coronet today. Sunday's picture is to be 'The Sporting Duchess,' a superb film version of the famous Drury Lane drama of that name, and Norma Talmadge will arrive on Monday in 'Smilin' Through…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-05-29
Summary:

In 'Smilin' Through,' Norma Talmadge delighted crowded audiences at the Coronet yesterday. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-06-16
Summary:

By special is request, 'Smilin Through,' starring Norma Talmadge, is again being screened in the Colony. This time is at the Star, Kowloon.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-08-11
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Headline: The Hypocrites'
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-08-25
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-12-08
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-12-17
Summary:

Norma Talmadge is the star of 'The Eternal Flame,' the current attraction at the Coronet. The story is adapted from the novel 'The Duchesse de Langaise' by Balzac. The supporting actor also included Conway Tearle, who had been quite up to the standard when she set in '…

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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.