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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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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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 '…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-08-12 - 1921-08-16
Summary:

Grand reopening today with a Pathe special, 'A Woman of Pleasure,' featuring Blanche Sweet. Also latest Topical Budget. Come and see our S1000 screen in operation; come and hear the best orchestra in the colony; come to the only British House in Hongkong. August 15 & 16 Remarks:…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-08-24 - 19218-25
Summary:

Today at 2.30, 5.15 and 9.15, for two nights only, 'The Devil's Passkey,' and Topical Budget.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-09-22 - 1921-09-24
Summary:

Thursday 22nd to Saturday 24th September, Gladys Walton in 'All Dolled Up.' ‘Snub' Pollard in 'The Dear Departed.' Also 'Naughty Lions and Wild Men,' Topical Budget and screen magazine.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-09-20 - 1921-09-22
Summary:

Tuesday 20th to Thursday 22nd at 9.15 p.m., William Fox presents Jewel Carmen in 'The Kingdom of Love,' the big New York stage success. Also Topical Budget and Comedies. Matinee programme: 5.15 p.m. Tuesday to Thursday, 'Merchant of Venice [sic]'; 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., '…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-10-11 - 1921-10-14
Summary:

Today at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, William S. Hart in 'Branding Broadway.' Also ‘Snub' Pollard in 'The London Bobby' and Topical Budget No. 521.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-10-15 - 1921-10-18
Summary:

Today at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, 'Lahoma.' Also Topical Budget No. 521 and ‘Snub' Pollard in 'Insulting the Sultan.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-10-27 - 1921-10-29
Summary:

Thursday to Saturday, Madge Kennedy and Tom Moore in 'The Kindom of Youth.' Also vanity fair girl in 'Oh, Promise Me' and Charlie Chaplin in the Topical Budget.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-10-22 - 1921-10-22
Summary:

Start the show. Topical Budget.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-11-03 - 1921-11-03
Summary:

Tonight till Sunday, Anita Stewart in 'Her Kingdom of Dreams.' Also Topical Budget. Suday matinee, 'He Comes Up Smiling.'