A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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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: 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…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-15 - 1923-10-18
Summary:

Today at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, 'The Prisoner of Zenda,' Metro's superb presentation of this world-famous classic.

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Headline: At the Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-13 - 1923-10-13
Summary:

We believe that even that record will be eclipsed by the figures for Metro's superb presentation of Anthony Hope's famous romantic novel, 'The Prisoner of Zenda.' Rex Ingram was its director; Alice Terry is Princess Flavia; Lewis Stone plays Rudolf Rassendyll; Stuart Holmes…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-19 - 1923-10-19
Summary:

Tonight and tomorrow, last two nights of 'The Prisoner of Zenda.' Sunday only, 'The Kentucky Derby.'

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Headline: Today; Tomorrow
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-13 - 1923-10-13
Summary:

Today at the Coronet: 'Captain Fly-by-Night' and Buster Keaton in 'The Paleface'; at the Star: 'The Kentucky Derby' and 'The Skeleton.' Tomorrow at the Coronet: at 6 and 9.15, 'The Prisoner of Zenda'; at the Star: at 6 and 9.15, 'The Flirt…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-20 - 1923-10-20
Summary:

Tonight for the last time, the Coronet shows Rex Ingram's superb presentation of Anthony Hope's masterpiece, 'The Prisoner of Zenda.' '$2 in Shanghai, $1 here,' and the Star shows George Arliss in 'Disraeli.' Tomorrow the Coronet has Reginald Denny in…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-20 - 1923-10-20
Summary:

The Coronet: Today, 'The Prisoner of Zenda.' Tomorrow, 'The Kentucky Derby.' The Star: Today, George Arliss in 'Disraeli.' Tomorrow, 'My Wild Irish Rose.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-11-19 - 1923-11-20
Summary:

At the Coronet: Showing Monday to Thursday, November 19 to 22 at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, Jack Pickford in 'Garrison's Finish,' a United Artists production. Anniversary week at the Star: Today and tomorrow at 5.30 and 9.15 p.m., Alice Terry in 'The Prisoner of Zenda.'…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-11-16 - 1923-11-17
Summary:

The management of the Star Theatre beg to announce a carnival of big pictures for their grand anniversary week. Commencing Sunday, November 18, they will show a film each from the four big producers, United Artists, Metro, Pathe and Universal. They will increase their orchestra to twelve…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-01-07 - 1924-01-08
Summary:

Friday, January 11, D. W. Griffith's mighty historical drama, 'The Birth of a Nation,' with full musical score.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-01-14 - 1924-01-17
Summary:

Tonight till Friday at 2.30, 5.15 and 9.15, D. W. Griffith's 'Birth of a Nation.' Prices: 2.30 p.m., $1.20 and 60 cents; 5.15 and 9.15, $2 and $1. Illustration included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-01-10 - 1924-01-10
Summary:

D. W. Griffith's 'Birth of a Nation.' Illustration included.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-01-11 - 1924-01-11
Summary:

Hongkong cinemagoers have chosen two Griffith production as being the best pictures the movie industry has mode. They will add one more when they have seen 'The Birth of a Nation.' Its cast includes Lillian Gish, Mae Marsh, Miriam Cooper, H. B. Walthall, Robert Harron, Wallace Reid and…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-01-17 - 1924-01-17
Summary:

Your last chance of seeing 'The Birth of a Nation' in Hongkong is today.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-01-11 - 1924-01-11
Summary:

There is always a good show at Coronet: Starting tonight at 2.30, 5.15 and 9.15, D. W. Griffith's 'Birth of a Nation.' Illustration included. The Star: Today till Saturday at 5.30 and 9.15, 'Forbidden Fruit.' Prices: 5.30, $1.00 and 60 cents; 9.15, $1.50 and $1.00. The…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-01-12 - 1924-01-12
Summary:

There is always a good show at Coronet: Starting tonight at 2.30, 5.15 and 9.15, D. W. Griffith's 'Birth of a Nation.' Illustration included. The Star: Today at 2.30, 5.30 and 9.15, 'Forbidden Fruit.' Prices: 5.30, $1.00 and 60 cents; 9.15, $1.50 and $1.00. The Grand:…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-12-23 - 1924-12-23
Summary:

Motion picture triumphs have been reached by such magnificent productions as 'The Birth of a Nation,' 'Over the Hill,' 'Humoresque,' 'The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse.' A still greater motion picture accomplishment has now been achieved by Chester…