A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-12-14 - 1912-12-17
Summary:

Showing drama picture 'A Boy's Love', 'The Shipwrecked Mariner' and comics 'Typist for the Occasion' and 'The Rapid Powder'; Performers: Miss Dolly Swift, Miss Gladys Spencer and The Yinns; 7.15 p.m. pictures only

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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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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-06-18 - 1924-06-21
Summary:

Today at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, Constance Talmadge in 'The Primitive Lover' and Topical Budget No. 662.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-06-30 - 1924-07-02
Summary:

Today at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, Tom Moore in 'Officer 666,' Baby Peggy in 'Such Is Life' and Topical Budget No. 664.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-06-14 - 1924-06-17
Summary:

Commencing today, the Topical Budget is here again starting with the King at the British Empire Exhibition. Also George Arliss in 'The Silent Voice' or 'The Man Who Played God.'

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-06-16 - 1924-06-16
Summary:

Today and tomorrow at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, George Arliss in 'The Silent Voice' or 'The Man Who Played God,' presented by Distinctive Productions Inc., directed by Harmon Weight. Also the King at the opening of the gorgeous British Empire Exhibition in the latest Topical…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-06-17 - 1924-06-17
Summary:

See the opening of the British Empire Exhibition today only at the Coronet.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-06-30 - 1924-06-30
Summary:

Stately pageantry greets King Ferdinand and Queen Marie of Roumania; King and Queen escort them through British Dominions at Wembley, in the latest Topical Budget. Baby Peggy in 'Such Is Life,' a two-reel comedy. Tom Moore in 'Officer 666.'

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-07-28 - 1924-07-30
Summary:

Today at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15 p.m., D. W. Griffith's 'Judith of Bethulia' with an all-star cast including Blanche Sweet, Mae Marsh, Lillian Gish, Dorothy Gish, Robert Harron, Henry B. Walthall and Kate Bruce. Also showing a Chinese educational film by B. A. T. Co., '…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-07-01 - 1924-07-01
Summary:

Today and tomorrow, 2 days only, Samuel Goldwyn presents Tom Moore in 'Officer 666,' the notable stage success by Augustin MacHugh and Winchell Smith, directed by Harry Beaumont. Also Baby Peggy in 'Such Is Life' and Topical Budget. Illustration included.