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: 1918-03-16 - 1918-03-19
Summary:

17th, 18th and 19th March, showing 17th and 18th episodes, 'Gloria's Romance.' Also Keystone comics featuring Charlie Chaplin. Wednesday, 20th March, screening two exclusive features, 'The Law of the Range' and 'A Daughter of the Jungle.'

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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: 1918-03-22
Summary:

Exclusive dramas and serial films are being screened at the Hongkong Theatre, including 'The Law of the Range' and 'A Daughter of the Jungle.' 'Gloria's Romance,' 'The Red Act' and 'Just Jim' featuring Harry D. Carey will be screened soon.…

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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: 1924-07-03 - 1924-07-03
Summary:

Anita Stewart in 'Sowing the Wind,' one of the First National big 5 productions—'Man, Woman, Marriage,' 'The Kid,' 'The Oath,' 'Passion' and 'Sowing the Wind.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-11-06 - 1924-11-08
Summary:

Today at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15 p.m., Charlie Chaplin in 'The Kid,' 6 reels of joy. Also Felix Cartoon, Prizma Colour Film and our own Topical. At usual prices. Illustration included.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-11-03 - 1924-11-03
Summary:

Commencing Wednesday, November 5th for another record-breaking run, Charlie Chaplin and Jackie Coogan in the greatest of all comedies, 'The Kid.' At usual prices.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-11-04 - 1924-11-05
Summary:

Starting tomorrow, Charlie Chaplin in 'The Kid.' Come and see the six funniest reels ever thrown upon a screen. At ordinary prices.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-11-10 - 1924-11-10
Summary:

The Coronet: Today only, Charlie Chaplin in 'The Kid.' The Star: Today only at 5.30 and 9.15 p.m., James Oliver Curwood's 'Flower of the North' in 7 reels.

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Headline: The Star
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-12-06 - 1924-12-06
Summary:

Last time today at 5.30 and 9.15, the colony's biggest amusement bargain, W. S. Hart in 'The Cradle of Courage,' Charlie Chaplin in 'Behind the Screen' and 'The Shadow Graph.' Starting Sunday, final presentation in the colony of the world's greatest comedy…