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: 1923-09-22 - 1923-09-22
Summary:

The Coronet: Commencing today only, Douglas Fairbanks in 'Robin Hood.' Prices: 2.15 p.m., $1.20 and 60 cents; 5.15 and 9.15, $2.00 and $1.00. The Star: Today and tomorrow, 'Don Quickshot of the Rio Grande.'

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-01 - 1923-10-01
Summary:

Today at 2.15, 5.15 and 9.15, the last chance, 'Robin Hood.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-01 - 1923-10-01
Summary:

The Coronet: Today, Douglas Fairbanks in 'Robin Hood.' Prices: 2.15 p.m., $1.20 and 60 cents; 5.15 and 9.15, $2.00 and $1.00. The Star: Tonight at 5.30 and 9.15, Douglas Fairbanks in 'When the Clouds Roll by.'

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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: 1924-04-30 - 1924-04-30
Summary:

Gorgeous and spectacular as 'Intolerance'; mob scenes that rival those of 'Orphans of the Storm'; a setting rivaling that in 'Robin Hood'; a story as touching as 'The Miracle Man'; thrills that compare with those in 'Way Down East'--the moving…

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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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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-07-23 - 1924-07-25
Summary:

Commencing today at usual prices, four shows daily at 2.15, 4.50, 7.00 and 9.20 p.m., Douglas Fairbanks in 'Robin Hood.' (Please note the change of times.)

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-07-21 - 1924-07-21
Summary:

Douglas Fairbanks in 'Robin Hood' is here again. Illustration included.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-07-22 - 1924-07-22
Summary:

Today at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., last two performances of 'The Sheik.' Today only at 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., Charles Ray in 'Nineteen and Phyllis.' Commencing tomorrow, four shows daily at usual prices, Douglas Fairbanks in 'Robin Hood.' Illustration included.