A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-01-31
Summary:

Pat O' Malley, is pitted against eight men, in one of the sensational screen struggles of the year, ranks with the fight of the blacksmith in 'Birth of a Nation,' and the famous Tom Santschi battle in 'The Spoilers.' It occurs as an amazing climax of 'Fools'…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-05-30
Summary:

The White Sister,' starring Lillian Gish, will have its premiere at the Queen's Theatre today. The story was taken from F. Marion Crawford's famous novel. Lillian Gish has been appeared in 'The Birth of a Nation,' 'Way Down East,' 'Hearts of the World…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-10-29
Summary:

A letter from a reader to an editor, stated that the previous article from China Mail 'Education By Film.' It is said that the only cinema machines which have fixed optical centre are covered by American Patents. This is a wrong statement as the fixed optical centre with which our…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-11-17
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-11-24
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-12-15
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-12-15
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-12-15
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-12-21
Summary:

The Coronet announced an all-comedy programme for the next week. Including 'Penrod' starred by Wesley Barry, which is based on Tarkington's boy stories; Constance Talmadge's 'Dangerous Business' is scheduled to follow; 'A Small Town Idol' by Director Mack…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-12-22
Summary:

Ben Turpin has a happy medium for the expression in 'A Small Town Idol,' which is directed by Mack Sennett and screened in Coronet. On Monday the Xmas attraction will be Wesley Barry in 'Penrod,' adapted from Booth Tarkington's novel.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-12-22
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-12-26
Summary:

Penrod' is now showing at the Coronet Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-12-27
Summary:

Freckles Barry in 'Penrod' is a special attraction at the Coronet. Marshall Neilan is the producer.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-01-09
Summary:

Coronet Theatre conducted a Popular Pictures voting contest with a prize of $50. Among the voting for two hundreds film, the following films were consider as the most popular selections, which included: 'Shoulder Arms,' 'Quo Vadis,' 'My Four Years in Germany,'…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-01-11
Summary:

D. W. Griffith's big spectacular film, 'The Birth of a Nation' will commence at the Coronet tomorrow.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-01-14
Summary:

The Birth of a Nation,' Griffith's big picture, broke all record for attendance at the Coronet over the weekend. The acting of Lillian Gish and Henry B. Walthall in the main role. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-01-15
Summary:

The 'Birth of a Nation' is proving a big success this week at the Coronet. The next offering is the rural masterpiece, 'Quicy Sawyer Adams' [sic].

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-01-16
Summary:

After the run of 'The Birth of a Nation,' now at the Coronet, the big rural drama 'Quincy Adams Sawyer' is promised.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-01-17
Summary:

The Coronet announces the last showing of 'The Birth of a Nation' for today. Followed tomorrow will be 'Quincy Adams Sawyer,' starring Lon Chaney and Blanche Sweet. Film plot included.