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: 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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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-04-29 - 1924-05-01
Summary:

The cinema event of the season, 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame,' commencing Thursday. May 1 Remarks: Film plot included.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-05-01 - 1924-05-07
Summary:

Today at 2.30, 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Lon Chaney in 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame.' May 2-3 Remarks: Hongkong Amusements Ltd. presenting Carl Laemmle's masterly version of Victor Hugo's novel. The purpose of a Picture House is to show moving pictures, The Coronet has the Pictures…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-05-06 - 1924-05-10
Summary:

Cynthia Stockley's 'Ponjola' will be screened at the conclusin of the record breaking run of 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame.' May 10 Remarks: It's a First National attraction. Film plot included.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-05-18 - 1924-05-19
Summary:

Last two days of 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame' at 2.30, 7 and 9.20. At 5.15 p.m., Bert Lytell in 'A Message from Mars.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-09-09 - 1924-09-09
Summary:

The Coronet: Final showing today, Claire Windsor and Norman Kerry in 'The Acquittal.' The Star: Today & tomorrow at 5.30 & 9.15 p.m., Bryant Washburn and Lois Wilson in 'A Full House.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-09-10 - 1924-09-10
Summary:

The Coronet: Today till Saturday at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 & 9.15 p.m., Bert Lytell, May McAvoy and Betty Compson in 'Kick In.' The Star: Today only at 5.30 & 9.15 p.m., Bryant Washburn and Lois Wilson in 'A Full House.'

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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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Headline: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-02-27 - 1925-03-02
Summary:

Goldwyn Pictures Corporation presents Lon Channey the star of 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame' in 'The Blind Bargain.' Buster Keaton in 'Hard Luck' in 2 parts. March 2 remarks: Special engagement Miss Kitty Barlow and Miss Irene West perform. Also, Anita Stewart in…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-05-18 - 1925-05-20
Summary:

Today to Wednesday at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, Corinne Griffith and Conway Tearle in 'Black Oxen,' a First National picture adapted from Gertrude Atherton's latest and most successful novel. Usual prices. May 20 Remarks: Tomorrow at 2.30, 6.30 and 9.15 p.m., Lon Chaney in '…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-05-21 - 1925-05-26
Summary:

Today at 2.30, 6.30 and 9.15, 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame' with Lon Chaney, directed by Carl Laemmle, a Universal picture. No increase in prices. Illustration included. May 26 Remarks: Tomorrow till Sunday, D. W. Griffith will present 'The White Rose' featuring Mae Marsh,…

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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: 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…