A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-11-11 - 1921-11-14
Summary:

Tonight at 9.15 p.m., Clara Kimball Young in 'The Foolish Virgin,' by Thomas Dixon [sic], author of 'The Birth of a Nation.' Latest Topical Budget and Comedies. Booking at Messrs. Mehta & Co.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-01-11 - 1924-01-11
Summary:

The Coronet: Starting tonight at 2.30, 5.15 & 9.15, D. W. Griffith's 'Birth of a Nation.' Price details included. The Star: Tonight till Saturday at 5.30 & 9.15, 'Forbidden Fruit.' Price details included. The Grand: At 9.15 p.m., Jackie Coogan in 'Trouble.…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-01-12 - 1924-01-17
Summary:

Tonight at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 & 9.15, D. W. Griffith's 'Birth of a Nation.' Prices, 2.30 p.m., $1.2 & 60 cents; 5.15 & 9.15, $2 & $1. Illustration included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-10-02 - 1924-10-03
Summary:

The Coronet: Today at 2.30, 5.10, 7.15 & 9.20 p.m., 'Monte Cristo.' Increased prices included. The Star: Today till Saturday at 5.30 & 9.15 p.m., the heroine of 'The Birth of a Nation,' Mae Marsh in 'Sunshine Alley.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-10-04 - 1924-10-04
Summary:

The Coronet: Today at 2.30, 5.10, 7.15 & 9.20 p.m., 'Monte Cristo.' Increased prices included. The Star: Today only at 5.30 & 9.15 p.m., the heroine of 'The Birth of a Nation,' Mae Marsh in 'Sunshine Alley.'

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-11-21 - 1924-11-29
Summary:

Douglas Fairbanks in 'The Thief of Bagdad.' Showing Saturday, Nov. 29th. November 21-22 & 29 Remarks: Film plot and illustration included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-11-25 - 1924-11-25
Summary:

Rudolph Valentino in Blasco Ibanez' 'Blood and Sand.' For four days more, Douglas Fairbanks in 'The Thief of Bagdad.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-11-29 - 1924-11-29
Summary:

The Coronet: Today at 2.15, 5.15 & 9.15, tomorrow at 6 & 9.15, Douglas Fairbanks in 'The Thief of Bagdad.' Prices $2 & $1. The Star: Today only at 5.30 & 9.15, 'Beau Revel.' Tomorrow at 6 & 9.15, Rudolf Valentino in 'Moran of the Lady Letty.'

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-12-01 - 1924-12-03
Summary:

Today at 2.15, 5.15 & 9.15 p.m., Douglas Fairbanks in 'The Thief of Bagdad.' December 1 Remarks: Film plot and illustration included. December 3 Remarks: Book early to avoid disappountment.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-12-04 - 1924-12-05
Summary:

Today and tomorrow at 2.15, 5.15 & 9.15 p.m., last two nights of 'The Thief of Bagdad.' Saturday, Dec. 6th, Rudolf [sic] Valentino in 'Blood and Sand.'

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-12-08 - 1924-12-19
Summary:

December 8 & 10 Remarks: In response to numerous requests, we have cabled to United Artists for permission to screen 'The Thief of Bagdad' for two more days on its return from Canton on Dec. 18th & 19th December 18-19 Remarks: It cost $3,000,000 and it took 18 months to make…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-10-13 - 1925-10-13
Summary:

Today only at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, in response to popular demand, Johnny Hines in 'Conductor 1492.' Tomorrow till Saturday at 2.30, 5, 7.15 and 9.30, Douglas Fairbanks in 'The Thief of Bagdad.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-10-14 - 1925-10-17
Summary:

Today till Saturday at 2.30, 5, 7.15 and 9.30, Douglas Fairbanks in 'The Thief of Bagdad.' Usual prices.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-10-19 - 1925-10-20
Summary:

Today and tomorrow at 2.30, 5, 7.15 and 9.30, Laurette Taylor, whose work you enjoyed so much in 'Peg o‘ My Heart,' in 'One Night in Rome.' Today and tomorrow at 7.15 only, 'The Thief of Bagdad.' Wednesday only, Harold Lloyd in 'Hot Water.'

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Headline: A Fine Film
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-07-31
Summary:

D. W. Griffith's 'Intolerance,' which is to be the attraction at the Coronet Theatre for three nights commencing tomorrow, Friday, has been playing to capacity houses wherever shown. The production to be given here is an exact duplicate of that used in the Liberty Theatre, New…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-07-13
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is going to screen 'The Romance of Happy Valley,' today. The film is written by Griffith, the same master hand of other films like 'The Birth of a Nation,' 'Intolerance' and 'Way Down East.' Lillian Gish is the lead actress.

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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…