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: 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: 1924-05-01
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is currently screening 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame' this evening. The story is inspired by Victor Hugo's famous classic 'Notre-Dame de Paris' and presents a vivid picture of Paris in the Middle Ages. One of the wonders of the film is the exhibition of…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-05-03
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is screening the film version of 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame.' Adapted from Victor Hugo's book, the film presents all the tenderness for sorrow and all the sympathy for affliction. The film exhibits the various aspects of Paris in the middle ages.

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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: 1924-05-07
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is screening the film version of Victor Hugo's great romance 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame' which is drawing large audiences. The entertainment is multiplied by the fine music of the Coronet Theatre Orchestra.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-05-09
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is going to screen the film version of Victor Hugo's romance 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame' for the last time this evening.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-05-10
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is screening 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame' exhibiting medieval Paris and 'Ponjola' showing modern South Africa. The former is based on Victor Hugo's romance and the latter is the film version of the recent novel of the same name.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-05-12
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is screening Victor Hugo's romance 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame' which is followed by the screening of the film version of Cynthia Stockley's novel of the same name 'Ponjola.' The film stars Anna Q. Nillson [sic] and captures the author's strong…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-09-22
Summary:

World Theatre is screening 'The Night Message,' today. The film is directed by P. P. Sheehan and is based on one of his own stories. P. P. Sheehan is famous for his success with the Hugo work 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-02-27
Summary:

Commencing today, for four days, Queen's Theatre will be screening the Goldwyn melodrama 'A Blind Bargain' featuring Lon Chaney who is famous for his role in 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame.' Lon Chaney adds to his versatility by his role which is completely different from…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-02-27
Summary:

Lon Chaney, the star of 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame,' is at his best in the Goldwyn melodrama, 'A Blind Bargain,' which will be the attraction at the Queen's Theatre for four days. Lon Chaney had appeared in 'The Penalty' and 'Ace of Hearts' before.…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-05-20
Summary:

In producing 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame,' Carl Laemmle believed it would be, like the book, a work of creative art with the permanence of the ancient Cathedral itself and a picture for all days to come. He expected Victor Hugo's classic to be the crowning achievement of the…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-06-20
Summary:

The Night Rose,' written by Leroy Scott, will be shown at the Queen's Theatre today. The cast was led by Lon Chaney, who will be remembered in 'The Penalty,' 'The Haunch Back of Notre Dame' [sic]. Other cast included Leatrice Joy, Betty Schade, Edythe Chapman, John…

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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…