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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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-16 - 1923-10-16
Summary:

Six million votes were cast in the Sunday Pictorial Film Contest resulting as follows: 1. 'Way Down East,' 475,649 votes; 2. 'Orphans of the Storm,' 447,428 votes; 3. 'The Kid,' 446,216 votes; 4. 'The Four Horsemen,' 436,470 votes; 5. 'Queen of Sheba…

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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: 1924-05-01 - 1924-05-03
Summary:

Rex Ingram presents Rudolph Valentino and Alice Terry in 'The Conquering Power,' a seven-reel Metro screen classic, companion picture to 'The Four Horsemen.' Added attraction: Mura and Koka Shipoff in all-new dances.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-06-26 - 1924-06-26
Summary:

Seldom, very seldom, indeed, we show a picture at the Little House, the Coronet, that was ever a big success at one of our other theatres. But this time, we are making an exception with Rex Ingram's masterful rendering of Balzac's famous story, 'Eugenie of Grandet'; known on…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-06-21 - 1924-06-21
Summary:

Bavu,' a great cast of favourites headed by Estelle Taylor, Forrest Stanley, Sylvia Breamer, Wallace Beery of 'Robin Hood,' Josef Swickard of 'The Four Horsemen' and Martha Mattox.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-06-27 - 1924-06-27
Summary:

Bavu,' Universal-Jewel's most exciting mystery thriller ever made, with a great cast of favourites headed by Estelle Taylor, Forrest Stanley, Sylvia Breamer, Wallace Beery of 'Robin Hood,' Josef Swickard of 'The Four Horsemen' and Martha Mattox.

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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…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-02-10 - 1925-02-10
Summary:

Looking back over all the big spectacular pictures we have shown at the Coronet and not forgetting 'Hearts of the World,' 'My Four Years in Germany,' 'Intolerance,' 'Man-Woman-Marriage,' 'Orphans of the Storm,' 'The Four Horsemen,'…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-02-19 - 1925-02-19
Summary:

You haven't forgotten 'The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse.' You'll never forget, 'Scaramouche.'

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Headline: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-06-01 - 1925-06-02
Summary:

Today at 2.30, 5.00, 7.15 and 9.15 p.m., the greatest love story of all time, Metro Pictures Corporation presents Lillian Gish, who was in 'The Birth of a Nation,' 'Hearts of the World,' 'Orphans of the Storm' and 'Way Down East,' in Henry King's…