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: 1911-09-19 - 1911-09-21
Summary:

(Des Voeux Road Central) From 7:15 to 8:45 p.m. and 9:15 to 11:15 p.m. The finest and coolest hall in the colony. New pictures include 'A Veil of Happiness,' 'A Military Review in Chile,' 'Airship Destroyer 'Sensational',' 'Fairy Fishing Rod' and…

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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: 1919-02-27 - 1919-02-28
Summary:

February 27 and 28, March 1 and 2, 9.15 p.m., Pathe News No. 26. 'The Count of Monte Cristo' final epoch ‘The Punishment.' Matinee Sunday, March 2 at 6 p.m., 'Mrs. Plum's Pudding' featuring Marie Tempest.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-11-20 - 1919-11-21
Summary:

Positively for one night only, Theda Bara in 'The Serpent.' No increase in prices. Booking at Robinson's. November 21 Remarks: Also showing Pathe news picture. On page 10, another ad. on the film. Tonight until Monday at 7.15, 'The Brass Bullet' episodes 1 and 2, and…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-12-19 - 1919-12-22
Summary:

Tonight at 9.15 p.m., Pathe presents Bryant Washburn in 'All Wrong.' Also Luke's Comic and Pathe's News. Booking at Anderson's. December 19 & 20 Remarks: Today's matinee, 'The Tiger's Trail' episodes 13 and 14. December 20 Remarks: On page 5,…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-12-30 - 1919-12-31
Summary:

Tonight at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Pathe presents 'An Amateur Orphan,' a Gold Rooster Play in 5 parts, featuring 'Gladys Leslie.' Pathe News No. 56.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-04-08 - 1920-04-13
Summary:

Tonight at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Geraldine Farrar in 'Shadows.' April 8 Remarks: On page 5, another ad. on 'Shadows,' also ‘Snub' Comedy, 'Looking for Trouble' and Pathe News. Super-production prices.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-04-14 - 1920-04-17
Summary:

Pioneer Film Co. presents 'The Long Arm of Mannister' featuring Henry B. Walthall in 7 parts, also ‘Snub' Pollard in 'How Dry I Am' and Pathe News. April 14 Remarks: On page 5, another ad. on E. Phillips Oppenheim's 'The Long Arm of Mannister' in 7 parts,…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-04-14 - 1920-04-14
Summary:

Also showing 'How Dry I Am,' Rolin Comedy and Pathe News.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-05-05 - 1920-05-07
Summary:

Tonight at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., 'The Lure of Heart's Desire' in 5 parts. $500 or bust, Pathe News and the Royal Hawaiian Quartette. Ordinary prices. At 7.15 p.m., 'Elmo, the Mighty' episodes 1 and 2.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-05-11 - 1920-05-13
Summary:

Tonight at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., 'The Law of the Great Northwest' in 5 parts. Harold Lloyd in 'His Only Father' and Pathe News. At 7.15 p.m., 'Elmo, the Mighty' episodes 3 and 4.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-07-23 - 1920-07-26
Summary:

The coolest and attractive house for entertainment in town. For 23rd, 24th, 25th and 26th July, 7.15 and 9.15 p.m. nightly, Pathe presents Pearl White in 'The Black Secret' episode 8 and 9. Also Pathe News and Harold Lloyd comic. Matinee Saturday, 24th at 3 p.m., 'The Black Secret…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-08-07 - 1920-08-09
Summary:

Tonight at 2.30, 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Clara Kimball Young in 'The House of Glass.' Also new Rolin comedy and Pathe News. At 7.15 p.m., 'The Silent Mystery' episodes 8 and 9.