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: 1923-06-09
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Headline: Some Chatter
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-07-14
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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: 1924-03-22
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-04-12
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-04-12
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-04-12
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-04-12
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-04-12
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-04-12
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-04-14
Summary:

Poor Men's Wives' is a companion picture to 'Rich Men's Wives' and is the current feature at Coronet. The leading role is taken by Barbara la Marr, the actress who also appeared in 'Trifling Women,' with the supporting act from Betty Francisco, David Butler and…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-04-16
Summary:

Poor Men's Wives' is the feature attraction making its final appearance at the Coronet Theatre this evening. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-05-07
Summary:

Daughters of the Rich,' directed by Gasnier, is showing at the Queen's Theatre. It is expected as a sequel of 'Rich Men's Wives' and 'Poor Men's Wives.' Another screening is a comedy entitled 'The Sailor.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-11-29
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-12-03
Summary:

An interview of B. P. Schulberg, a young producer, who is responsible for 'The Girl Who Came Back,' which is now playing at the World Theatre. He said that they chose 'The Hero' and 'The Girl Who Came Back' for filming not because they were popular plays but because…

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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.