A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Headline: Scaramouche'
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-02-19
Summary:

The Adolph Zukor prize has been awarded by a distinguished body of judges to Rafael Sabatini's novel 'Scaramouche,' produced on the screen by Rex Ingram. Mr. Zukor offered the prize to the writer whose story replay made the best picture to be produced on the screen and publicity…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-10-15
Summary:

The Thief of Bagdad,' Douglas Fairbank's great picture showing at the Queen's Theatre today. Film plot included. Also starring Anna May Wong and So-Jin.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-10-17
Summary:

Douglas Fairbank's wonder film: 'The Thief of Bagdad' is sure to draw crowded houses at the Queen's Theatre. Mr. Tod Sanborn a xylophonist will perform at the Star Theatre. Pauline Frederick, in 'Smouldering Fires' and a film of American stage turns, completed a…

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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: 1924-01-19
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-02-02
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-02-09
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-02-09
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-02-16
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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: 1924-03-15
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-11-26
Summary:

The Thief of Bagdad' is the feature of Coronet Theatre next Friday. The picture starred by Fairbanks. Film plot included.

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

The Thief of Bagdad,' starring Douglas Fairbanks, is the latest Coronet Theatre's attraction. The stars also included Anna May Wong and So-Jin. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-12-02
Summary:

The popularity of the film and 'super-production' like Douglas Fairbanks latest 'The Thief of Bagdad,' has an impact in London for building more supercinemas. In the last two years the New Tivoli and the Shepherd's Bush Pavilion, both magnificent, have been opened. In…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-12-06
Summary:

After Douglas Fairbanks' 'The Thief of Bagdad,' Rudolph Valentino's 'Blood and Sand' will be sufficient to draw the crowds to the Coronet. The writer of 'Blood and Sand' is the same as 'Four Horsemen.' Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-12-16
Summary:

For two nights only, the Coronet is to show Douglas Fairbanks' 'The Thief of Bagdad.' Film plot included.

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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.