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: 1921-05-07
Summary:

What would you do if you loved a girl and your mother disliked her? This is the question for you to answer when you see 'The Cabaret Girl' tonight at the Hongkong Theatre. It is a most amusing picture in which Ruth Clifford takes the leading role. And another laughable comedy in two…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-09-24
Summary:

This week's programme at the Hongkong Theatre beings the popular Max Linder on the screen in a comedy of two acts entitled 'Max Comes Cross' [sic] followed by a beautiful war drama 'When Arizona Won,' in which Shorty Hamilton takes the leading role. The programme…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-10-15
Summary:

At the Hongkong Theatre this afternoon and this evening, is being screened the super-production drama 'Borrowed Clothes' in which Mildred Harris takes the leading role. At the 7.15 performance, the first two episodes of a new serial 'The Screaming Shadow' will be shown. The…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-10-19
Summary:

The programme at the Hongkong Theatre is an attractive one. Harry Carey sustains the leading role in 'The Freeze Out' [sic], a Universal-Jewel production in five parts. A splendid two-act comedy entitled 'Roaring Love Affair' in which Harry Sweet is the principal and the…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-10-26
Summary:

This afternoon, the fine photodrama entitled 'The Sheriff's Son' is being shown at the Hongkong Theatre. Charles Ray is in the leading role. A comedy, with Screen Magazine will also be shown.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-11-12
Summary:

The weekend feature of the programme at the Hongkong Theatre will be the magnificent seven-part drama entitled 'Beware of Strangers.' The popular dramatic star Thomas Lantchi [sic] takes the leading role. There will be interesting screen magazines and comics in addition.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-11-30
Summary:

Desperate Trails,' is showing at the World Theatre. It is a good picture in every respect, with Harry Carey and Irene Rich in the principal roles. Film synopsis included. The Screen Magazine is shown, also a good comedy. At the matinees at 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., two further episodes of '…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-12-07
Summary:

At the Hongkong Theatre, 'The Return of Draw Egan' is being screened. It is a five-reel drama featuring William S. Hart and has been described as one of the most interesting productions. In addition, two excellent comedies, 'Kill or Cure' and 'Mixed Nuts,' together…

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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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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…