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: 1921-03-28
Summary:

The performances at the Coronet yesterday were signalised by capacity houses who immensely enjoyed 'The Sack of Rome,' produced by the author of 'Quo Vadis?' the film sustains the claims made for it as being a beautiful spectacular panorama of Rome under the temporal power of…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-10-25
Summary:

Hongkong Amusement, Ltd. announce the big attractions for the Kowloon people. Kowloon Theatre is going to screen the first Finnish picture of the colony, entitled 'Flame of Life,' a film version of a Finnish novel. The film is produced by the Swedish Biograph Company which also…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-11-01
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is going to screen 'The Fame of Life,' the first Finnish film to be shown in the Colony. The film is the second production of the Swedish Biograph Company, the first one was 'Love's Crucible.' Based on a Finnish novel, the film features Lars Hanson.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-12-28
Summary:

Kowloon Theatre is showing the Swedish film entitled 'Thy Soul Shall Bear Witness.' The film is extraordinarily lauded by London Times. The film promises to be far ahead of its forerunners like 'Love's Crucible' and 'The Flame of Life.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-11-22
Summary:

Today, for the last time, Coronet Theatre will be screening 'Garrison's Finish,' the exciting drama featuring Jack Pickford. Tomorrow, the theatre will be screening 'Cinderella's Twin' starring Viola Dana. The Coronet Theatre has announced the screening of D.W.…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-11-24
Summary:

Coronet Theatre will be screening 'Cinderella's Twin' featuring Viola Dana, for the last time today. Next week, 'Orphans of the Storm' D.W. Griffith's masterpiece is to be presented with a special musical setting.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-11-27
Summary:

Coronet Theatre will be screening a United Artists Corporation release, entitled 'Orphans of the Storm.' The D.W. Griffith directed film features Monte Blue, Miss Lillian and Miss Dorothy Gish. The film is an adaptation of Kate Claxton's 'The Two Orphans' and exhibits…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-11-28
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is screening 'Orphans of the Storm,' an elaborated development of D'Ennery's famous play 'The Two Orphans.' D.W. Griffith worked day and night for over a year to make sure that every element of the film is historically correct.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-11-29
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is currently screening the D.W. Griffith masterpiece entitled 'Orphans of the Storm' featuring Misses Lillian and Dorothy Gish. The last time the two actresses appeared together was in Mr. Griffith's 'Hearts of the World.' The United Artists Corporation…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-12-03
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is screening 'Orphans of the Storm.' The picture has received a great deal of favourable comment.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-12-04
Summary:

The run of Griffith's 'Orphans of the Storm' featuring Dorothy and Lillian Gish has been extended until Thursday. The film is probably more famous than other big hits like 'Mark of Zorro' and 'Robin Hood' at the 'Little House.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-12-05
Summary:

Coronet Theatre will be screening 'Orphans of the Storm' today and tomorrow only. Big crowds are sure to be the order.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-12-06
Summary:

Coronet Theatre will be screening 'Orphans of the Storm' for the last time today. Then the theatre will show the 'revival' of 'Way Down East' from Friday to Sunday. As far as re-screening of films based on its popularity with the general public is concerned, Coronet…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-12-12
Summary:

Today, World Theatre will be screening the Universal-Jewel production entitled 'The Flame of Life.' The film was directed by Hobart Henley. The ranch at Universal City together with leased acreage in the San Fernando Valley was tunnelled and bored for shafts and underground passages…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-12-13
Summary:

Last night, World Theatre screened a Hobart Henley Universal-Jewel production entitled 'The Flame of Life' featuring Priscilla Dean who presented a portrayal great in its very simplicity. The story is not a conventional one. It is quite human and complete.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-09-01
Summary:

World Theatre will be screening a Universal super-Jewel production 'A Lady of Quality' starring Hobart Henley, from next Wednesday. Hobart Henley is famous for his directing films like 'The Flame of Life' and 'The Flirt.'

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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: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-11-08
Summary:

Messrs Ramos and Co. have secured some of the best and latest of cinema productions at the Victoria, which are meeting with great success. In the near future two fine films are promised, 'Quo Vadis,' and another will be advertised later.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-02-06
Summary:

Yesterday, a private view of the wonderful cinematograph picture 'Quo Vadis?' was given to members of the press by the management of the Victoria Theatre which is showing this film for the week commencing on Monday next. The story of Sienkiewicz is well-known. The film takes about two…