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: 1915-09-10 - 1915-09-13
Summary:

Films screenings including 'A Traitor to His Country', 'Battling Britshers', 'Theodora' and 'Sir Highwayman'; Screening of Pathe's Gazette; Keystone comic: 'Bathing Beauty' and 'A Scream'

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-04-26 - 1920-04-26
Summary:

On Broadway, a line three blocks long waited at the strand theatre to see D. W. Griffith's 'The Great Love,' Artcraft Pictures. David Wark Griffith, producer of 'The Birth of a Nation,' 'Intolerance,' 'Hearts of the World' and 'Broken Blossoms…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-08-20 - 1921-08-20
Summary:

Wherever moving pictures are shown the name of D. W. Griffith is a name to conjure with! A new Griffith production is a screen event of the first importance. You remember the splendours of 'Intolerance' and that masterpiece, unforgettable 'Hearts of the World,' 'Way Down…

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Headline: At the Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-01-27 - 1923-01-27
Summary:

You must not confuse D. W. Griffith's recent productions with his earlier work! The following are recognised the world over as his masterpieces! 'The Birth of a Nation,' 'Intolerance,' 'Hearts of the World,' 'The Great Love,' 'The Idol Dancer,…

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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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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: 1924-01-10 - 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: 1924-01-14 - 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: 1924-01-11 - 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: 1924-12-23 - 1924-12-23
Summary:

Motion picture triumphs have been reached by such magnificent productions as 'The Birth of a Nation,' 'Over the Hill,' 'Humoresque,' 'The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse.' A still greater motion picture accomplishment has now been achieved by Chester…

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Headline: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-06-01 - 1925-06-02
Summary:

Today at 2.30, 5.00, 7.15 and 9.15 p.m., the greatest love story of all time, Metro Pictures Corporation presents Lillian Gish, who was in 'The Birth of a Nation,' 'Hearts of the World,' 'Orphans of the Storm' and 'Way Down East,' in Henry King's…

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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: 1919-12-05
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: 1922-11-10
Summary:

Way Down East,' a production of David Wark Griffith based on the old play by Lottie Blair Parker, will come to the Coronet Theatre on Monday. David Wark Griffith is known for 'The Birth of a Nation,' 'Intolerance,' 'Broken Blossoms,' and 'Hearts of the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-03-30
Summary:

True Heart Susie' is being shown at the Star Theatre today and tomorrow. It is a picture of much the same type as 'Way Down East.' It is also a D. W. Griffith production and the leading parts are portrayed by Lilian Gish and Robert Harron, who made his name in 'The Birth of a…