A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-04-03 - 1919-04-05
Summary:

Tonight, Mrs. Charlie Chaplin (Mildred Harris) in 'The Price of a Good Time.' April 3 and 4 remarks: The great Lois Weber Production, 'The Price of a Good Time.' 'A Soul Enslaved,' an emotional drama feature Cleo Madison. Booking at Anderson's.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-11-11 - 1921-11-14
Summary:

Tonight at 9.15 p.m., Clara Kimball Young in 'The Foolish Virgin,' by Thomas Dixon [sic], author of 'The Birth of a Nation.' Latest Topical Budget and Comedies. Booking at Messrs. Mehta & Co.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-01-11 - 1924-01-11
Summary:

The Coronet: Starting tonight at 2.30, 5.15 & 9.15, D. W. Griffith's 'Birth of a Nation.' Price details included. The Star: Tonight till Saturday at 5.30 & 9.15, 'Forbidden Fruit.' Price details included. The Grand: At 9.15 p.m., Jackie Coogan in 'Trouble.…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-01-12 - 1924-01-17
Summary:

Tonight at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 & 9.15, D. W. Griffith's 'Birth of a Nation.' Prices, 2.30 p.m., $1.2 & 60 cents; 5.15 & 9.15, $2 & $1. Illustration included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-10-02 - 1924-10-03
Summary:

The Coronet: Today at 2.30, 5.10, 7.15 & 9.20 p.m., 'Monte Cristo.' Increased prices included. The Star: Today till Saturday at 5.30 & 9.15 p.m., the heroine of 'The Birth of a Nation,' Mae Marsh in 'Sunshine Alley.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-10-04 - 1924-10-04
Summary:

The Coronet: Today at 2.30, 5.10, 7.15 & 9.20 p.m., 'Monte Cristo.' Increased prices included. The Star: Today only at 5.30 & 9.15 p.m., the heroine of 'The Birth of a Nation,' Mae Marsh in 'Sunshine Alley.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-01-19 - 1918-01-23
Summary:

Tonight, screening: the most beautiful serial of the day, 'Gloria's Romance.' Also Keystone Comics. Wednesday, 23rd January, see exclusive Universal feature in 7 parts, ' A Soul Enslaved.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-01-24 - 1918-01-25
Summary:

Tonight, screening: 'A Soul Enslaved,' an emotional drama, complete in 7 parts, featuring the famous screen star, Cleo Madison. Also interesting comics. Saturday. 26th January, see 3rd and 4th episodes, 'Gloria's Romance.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-01-19 - 1918-01-21
Summary:

The Hongkong Film Exchange Co. presents the most beautiful production serial of the day, 'Gloria's Romance,' featuring Miss Billie Burke. Also Keystone comedies. Wednesday, 23rd January, see: a Broadway Universal feature in 7 parts, 'A Soul Enslaved.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-06-05 - 1918-06-05
Summary:

Tonight, showing the greatest dramatic film, 'The Mormon Maid' in 6 parts, 6,000 feet, featuring Mae Murray. Including Universal Weekly (War News) and comics. Please note: owing to the enormous price we are paying for the rights to exhibit this film, the prices for admission will be…

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Headline: Empire Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-09-09 - 1918-09-10
Summary:

9th and 10th September, tonight 9.15 performance, screening 'A Soul Enslaved' in 7 parts, and comics. Full orchestra in attendance. Dress circle, 50 cents; first-class, 30 cents; second-class, 20 cents.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-04-03 - 1919-04-05
Summary:

Tonight at 9.15 p.m., Mrs. Charlie Chaplin (Mildred Harris) in the great Lois Weber production, 'The Price of a Good Time.' Matinee Sunday 6th April at 6 p.m., 'A Soul Enslaved,' an emotional drama, featuring Cled [sic] Madison. Booking at Anderson's.

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Headline: A Fine Film
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-07-31
Summary:

D. W. Griffith's 'Intolerance,' which is to be the attraction at the Coronet Theatre for three nights commencing tomorrow, Friday, has been playing to capacity houses wherever shown. The production to be given here is an exact duplicate of that used in the Liberty Theatre, New…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-07-13
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is going to screen 'The Romance of Happy Valley,' today. The film is written by Griffith, the same master hand of other films like 'The Birth of a Nation,' 'Intolerance' and 'Way Down East.' Lillian Gish is the lead actress.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-06-16
Summary:

England's National Theatre, Drury Lane, is occupied by the cinematograph. The War Office recognized the cinematograph and allowed it to visit the seat of war. The earnings of English film actors in America can indicate the size and resources of the film business. With its scope, the dignity…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-01-21
Summary:

Mr. Cuenca has made the acquisition of some dramatic pictures. A modern drama and a serial picture 'The Devil's Dance' will be screened at the Hongkong Theatre. It is written by the Italian writer, Mr. Guiseppe Lghoro. 'Gloria's Romance' featuring Miss Billie Burke…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-05-24
Summary:

An exclusive drama-picture 'Jack of Diamonds' is now being screened at the Hongkong Theatre and pictures will be screened at matinees, including 'A Soul Enslaved,' Rex Beach's 'The Barrier.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-07-25
Summary:

The fifth and sixth episodes of the serial film 'The Moon Child' will be screened at the Hongkong Theatre at the matinee and 7.15 p.m. performance next Saturday. At night, the production by Thomas Dixon, entitled 'The Fall of a Nation' will be shown for the first time. The…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-08-01
Summary:

The Birth of a Nation' was a tax upon self-control, but far more wearing upon a director must have been in the preparation of the spectacle 'Intolerance' which, at the Coronet Theatre promises to be the sensation of the season. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-12-05
Summary:

The beginning of the winter finds the British film in a much stronger position. The article included opinions from Mr. William A. Brady and also talked about the British productions. One of the most important development is the formation of the Alliance Company, which has purchased probably the…