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: 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: 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: 1920-07-31 - 1920-08-02
Summary:

Tonight at 2.30, 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Norma Talmadge in 'The Probation Wife.' Also 'Snub Comedy' and British Gazette. Tonight at 7.15 p.m., 'The Silent Mystery' episodes 6 and 7. July 31 Remarks: On page 5, another ad. on 'The Probation Wife,' after last…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-08-03 - 1920-08-06
Summary:

Tonight at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Goldwyn presents Mabel Normand in 'The Venus Model.' Also 'Snub Comedy' and British Gazette. At 7.15 p.m., 'The Silent Mystery' episodes 6 and 7. August 3 Remarks: On page 5, another ad. on 'The Venus Model,' also Pathe…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-08-30 - 1920-09-02
Summary:

Monday to Thursday, August 30 to September 2, at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Dolores Cassinelli in 'Tarnished Reputations.' Also 'Snub' comedy and 'Around the Town.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-09-03 - 1920-09-06
Summary:

Tonight till Monday, Norma Talmadge in 'Her Only Way.' Also Snub Comedy, Pathe News and 'Around the Town.' September 6 Remarks: At 7.15 p.m., 'Little Red Decides' and comedies.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-01-05 - 1921-01-08
Summary:

Today, at 2.30, 5.15 & 9.15, Norma Talmadge in 'The Isle of Conquest,' in 6 reels, Topical Budget around the town. Tonight at 7.15, episodes 13, 14 and 15 (final) of 'The Mystery of 13.'

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-01-10 - 1921-01-12
Summary:

Tonight till Wednesday, at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, 'My Husband's Other Wife,' Snub comedy, and British Gazette.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-01-13 - 1921-01-15
Summary:

Tonight till Sunday, at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, Goldwyn presents Pauline Frederick in 'The Paliser Case,' 'Snub' comedy with Coronet Jazz, and British Gazette.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-01-25 - 1921-01-26
Summary:

Today and tomorrow at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15 p.m., Sylvia Breamer in 'Respectable by Proxy,' Snub comedy, and Pathe Gazette.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-02-18 - 1921-02-21
Summary:

Today till Monday, at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, Norma Talmadge in 'A Daughter of Two Worlds.' Also Snub Comedy and Coronet Review.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-03-10 - 1921-03-12
Summary:

Tonight at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15 p.m., 'The Silver Horde' written by Rex Beach in 7 parts. Also Snub Comedy and 'Fellow Citizens.' March 10 Remarks: Another ad. on page 5. Goldwyn's 'The Silver Horde' by Rex Beach who wrote The Crimson Gardenia. Plot and…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-03-18 - 1921-03-21
Summary:

Today at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, Friday to Monday, March 18 to 21, 'The Prince and Betty' featuring William Desmond. Also 'All Dressed Up,' a Snub Comedy, Topical Budget and British Gazette.

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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 '…