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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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: 1924-11-07 - 1924-11-21
Summary:

Douglas Fairbanks in 'The Thief of Bagdad.' Illustration included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-11-22 - 1924-11-25
Summary:

Douglas Fairbanks in 'The Thief of Bagdad.' Illustration included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-11-26 - 1924-11-26
Summary:

Only three days more, and then Hongkong will see the eagerly awaited 'Thief of Bagdad' with Douglas Fairbanks.

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Headline: At the Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-11-27 - 1924-11-27
Summary:

Advance booking has already started for 'The Thief of Bagdad,' which will be shown daily at 2.15, 5.15 and 9.15 (Sunday at 6 sharp and 9.15). Starting Saturday November 29th. Prices $2.00 and $1.00.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-11-28 - 1924-11-28
Summary:

Tomorrow at 2.15, 5.15 and 9.15, Douglas Fairbanks in 'The Thief of Bagdad.' Prices $2.00 and $1.00. Plot and illustration included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-11-29 - 1924-11-29
Summary:

Which starts on its seventh successful year as Hongkong's leading cinema. 'The Thief of Bagdad.' Next, Fox's feast of loveliness, 'The Queen of Sheba.' After which will follow the film that ran eighteen months at one theatre in New York and a full year at another in…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-11-29 - 1924-11-29
Summary:

Today at 2.15, 5.15 and 9.15, tomorrow at 6 and 9.15, Douglas Fairbanks in 'The Thief of Bagdad.' Prices: $2.00 and $1.00. Illustration included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-11-29 - 1924-11-29
Summary:

The Coronet: Today at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, tomorrow at 6 and 9.15, Douglas Fairbanks in 'The Thief of Bagdad.' Prices $2 and $1. The Star: Today only at 5.30 and 9.15 p.m., 'Beau Revel.' Tomorrow at 6 and 9.15, Rudolph Valentino in 'Moran of the Lady Letty.'…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-12-01 - 1924-12-01
Summary:

Today at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15 p.m., Douglas Fairbanks in 'The Thief of Bagdad.' Prices: $2.00 and $1.00. Illustration included.