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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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-01-15 - 1923-01-15
Summary:

Tonight till Saturday, George Arliss in 'Disraeli.' From the stage success by Louis N. Parker and directed by Henry Kolker. Supported by Louise Huff, Mrs. George Arliss, Reginald Denny, Margaret Dale, Henry Carvill, Fred Nicholls and Noel Tearle. Illustartion included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-01-15 - 1923-01-17
Summary:

The Coronet: Mon. to Sat. at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15 p.m., George Arliss in 'Disraeli.' Ordinary prices. Kowloon Theatre: Mon. to Wed. at 5.45 and 9.15 p.m., Chaplin in 'Pay Day,' and Lloyd in 'Grandma's Boy.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-01-18 - 1923-01-19
Summary:

The Coronet: Tonight till Sat., George Arliss in 'Disraeli.' Sun., Viola Dana in 'Blackmail.' Kowloon Theatre: Tonight and tomorrow, Harold Lloyd in 'High & Dizzy,' and Mable Normand in 'The Floor Below.' Sat. & Sun., Charlie Chaplin in 'The…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-01-20 - 1923-01-20
Summary:

The Coronet: Tonight till Sat., George Arliss in 'Disraeli.' Sun., Viola Dana in 'Blackmail.' Kowloon Theatre: Sat. & Sun., Charlie Chaplin in 'The Idle Class,' and 'Flower and the North.' Price details included.

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Headline: The Star
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-10-18 - 1923-10-19
Summary:

Thur. to Sat. October 18 to 20, George Arliss in 'Disraeli.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-10-20 - 1923-10-20
Summary:

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

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Headline: The Grand
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-11-08 - 1923-11-09
Summary:

Tonight and tomorrow at 9.15 p.m., George Arliss in 'Disraeli.' Illustration included.

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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: 1924-01-28 - 1924-01-28
Summary:

Today only, Herbert Rawlinson in 'A Million to Burn,' Baby Peggy in 'Carmen Jr.,' 2-part comedy.

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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: 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…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-12-30
Summary:

As 'Little Lord Fauntleroy' featuring Mary Pickford finishes its run at the Coronet Theatre, 'Disraeli,' a film version of a play of that name by Louis N. Parker becomes the next week's attraction at the Coronet. Featuring the charming view of life, the film is based on…