A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-01-09
Summary:

Coronet Theatre conducted a Popular Pictures voting contest with a prize of $50. Among the voting for two hundreds film, the following films were consider as the most popular selections, which included: 'Shoulder Arms,' 'Quo Vadis,' 'My Four Years in Germany,'…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-03-15
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-05-10
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-08-30
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-01-08
Summary:

The Hill Billy' comes to the Star Today, which is starred by Jack Pickford, his celebrated sister, Mary Pickford, Lucille Ricksen. George Hill, who was associated with the famous director, D. W. Griffith for a long time and with the late George Loane Tucker, who created 'The Miracle…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1912-05-02
Summary:

There appear the so-called 'talking pictures,' a synchronization of the cinematograph and the phonograph by electrical science, are already in craze in London and Paris. So premising have been these reproductions of plays and operas that two prominent producers, Charles Frohman and…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1913-09-16
Summary:

A remarkable incident is reported from Whistable. During the exhibition of the 'Quo Vadis' films at the local picture palace one visitor became greatly agitated, and was overcome by his emotion that he fainted and had to be carried out of the building. It was reported that the visitor…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1913-10-07
Summary:

The article mentioned the strong growth of the cinema business in Great Britain and America. These important and interesting facts of the wonderful growth of cinema are given by Mr. Valentia Steer in his book, The Romance of the Cinema. Mr. Steer also mentioned the cinematograph has caught the…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-03-29
Summary:

The Sack of Rome' continues to draw capacity houses at the Coronet Theatre. The producer previously produced 'Quo Vadis.' The Coronet Orchestra, with Mr. A. Scheninam at the piano, adds greatly to the enjoyment of this film masterpiece.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-03-30
Summary:

The Sack of Rome' is produced by Enrico Guazzoni, the well-known maker of 'Quo Vadis' and other famous Italian pictures. Plot and production notes are included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-02-21
Summary:

Through the Back Door,' starring Mary Pickford, begins at the Coronet today. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-02-22
Summary:

Admirers of Mary Pickford have an opportunity in 'Through the Back Door,' which will be screen in Coronet. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-02-22
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-02-24
Summary:

The Coronet management provided an opportunity for patrons to consider the best twenty pictures in their order of merit. In the meantime, Mary Pickford will be seen for the last time in 'Through the Back Door' and 'Steelheart.' 'When the Clouds Roll By' starred by…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-01-31 - 1919-02-03
Summary:

February 1, 2, 3 and 4, showing a special Paramount feature in 6 parts, 'Temptation,' featuring the famous opera star Geraldina [sic] Farrar. Also, Gazette and Comics. Monday February 3, matinee at 5 p.m., showing 'Quo Vadis,' a drama in 7 parts. Tuesday February 4, matinee…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-03-22 - 1921-03-26
Summary:

Today at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, Anita Stewart in 'In Old Kentucky.' Also British Gazette. March 23 Remarks: On page 5, another ad. on 'In Old Kentucky.' Film review included. March 26 Remarks: Sunday, March 27, Guazzoni (producer of 'Quo Vadis') presents '…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-02-23 - 1923-02-24
Summary:

The Coronet: At 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, last two nights of 'Through the Back Door' featuring Mary Pickford. Kowloon Theatre: Friday and Saturday at 5.45 and 9.15 p.m., 'Kismet.' Sunday and Monday, Frank Keenan in 'Smouldering Embers' [sic].

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-02-20 - 1923-02-20
Summary:

The Coronet: Monday and Tuesday at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, Kismet. Wednesday, Feb. 21, Through the Back Door. Kowloon Theatre: Tonight at 9 p.m., cabaret dance. Tickets $1.50.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-02-21 - 1923-02-21
Summary:

The Coronet: Wednesday till Saturday at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, Mary Pickford in Through the Back Door. Kowloon Theatre: Wednesday and Thursday at 5.45 and 9.15 p.m., H. B. Warner in Where We Were Twenty-One.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-02-22 - 1923-02-22
Summary:

The Coronet: Today till Saturday at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, Mary Pickford in Through the Back Door. Kowloon Theatre: Tonight only at 5.45 and 9.15 p.m., 'Where We Were Twenty-One.' Friday and Saturday, Kismet.