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: 1918-04-30 - 1918-05-02
Summary:

Tuesday 30th, April and Thursday 2nd, May, 'A Noble Action,' a stirring drama in four parts, full of interest and emotion featuring the celebrated French actress, Mdlle Vera Sergine. Also American Gazette No. 46, 'A Brigand Unwittingly,' 'The Professional Amateur,'…

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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: 1924-01-07 - 1924-01-07
Summary:

There is always a good show at Coronet: Tonight only, Alice Lake and Rudolph Valentino in 'Uncharted Seas,' 'Assorted Heroes' and Topical film. The Star: Tonight only at 5.30 and 9.15, Milton Sills in 'Legally Dead.' The Grand: Tonight only at 9.15 p.m., 'The…

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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: 1924-11-06 - 1924-11-08
Summary:

Today at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15 p.m., Charlie Chaplin in 'The Kid,' 6 reels of joy. Also Felix Cartoon, Prizma Colour Film and our own Topical. At usual prices. Illustration included.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-11-04 - 1924-11-04
Summary:

Final showing today, Lionel Barrymore in 'The Face in the Fog,' supported by Seena Owen and Lowell Sherman. Also our own Topical Film, the latest newsreel of the world.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-11-25 - 1924-11-25
Summary:

For one day more, Charlie Chaplin in 'The Court,' 'Easy Street' and 'The Immigrant.' Also Felix Cartoon and our own Topical Film. The enormous success of our wonderful all comedy program compels us to postpone the showing of Reginald Denny's great dramatic…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-11-18 - 1924-11-19
Summary:

The Coronet: Today at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, 'The Signal Tower.' Also Inkwell Comedy and our own Topical. The Star: Today at 5.30 and 9.15 p.m., Little John Revue Co. Prices: 5.30, $1 and 60 cents; 9.15, $1.50 and $1.00.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-11-15 - 1924-11-15
Summary:

The Coronet: Today till Monday, Tom Moore and Isobel Elsom in 'The Harbour Lights.' The Star: Today till Monday at 5.30 and 9.15 p.m., 'Son of Kissing Cup,' Century Comedy and our own Topical.

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Headline: The Star
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-11-06 - 1924-11-08
Summary:

Today, Friday and Saturday at 5.30 and 9.15, Thomas Meighan and Jacqueline Logan in 'White and Unmarried,' a Paramount picture. Also an exceedingly beautiful Prizma Colour Music Film and our own Topical. Matinee 40 cents and 60 cents; nights 60 cents and $1.00. Children and servicemen…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-12-29 - 1924-12-30
Summary:

Today at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15 p.m., Strongheart (the wonder dog) in 'The Love Master' with Lillian Rich, a First National attraction. Patrons will be pleased to hear that the 1924-1925 First National pictures have now arrived. All brand new and complete. Also 'Masters of…