A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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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: 1919-08-14
Summary:

At the Victoria Theatre this afternoon, the management is screening episodes 3, 4 and 5 of 'The Bull's Eye,' which has been drawing crowded houses. There will be another matinee tomorrow. The reason for this new departure is that a very fine and stupendous serial, featuring Pearl…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-08-19
Summary:

The Victoria Theatre are putting on 'Hinton's Double,' a picture featuring the well-known actor, Frederick Ward [sic], in the title role and which has been a money-maker for the theatre, at the matinee tomorrow. On Thursday at the matinee, the 9th, 10th and 11th episodes of '…

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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: 1919-08-07
Summary:

There will be a special matinee today at 5.15 p.m. at the Hongkong Theatre, with a new serial, the 1st, 2nd and 3rd episodes of 'The Bull's Eye.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-08-09
Summary:

This afternoon at the matinee and the 7.15 performance the 9th and 10th episodes of the serial film 'The Moon Child' will be screened, and tomorrow, 'One of Millions' and 'The Bull's Eye' will be exhibited, and comedies will be shown at intervals.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-08-12
Summary:

Next Wednesday three further episodes of the serial film 'Bull's Eye' will be screened, with a selection of comic pictures. The concluding parts of 'The Moon Child' featuring Marie Walcamp is going to be screened soon.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-08-14
Summary:

The Victoria Theatre is about to put on a stupendous serial; but as they are already engaged in screening 'The Bull's Eye,' the management is desirous of speeding it up so as to get the new picture. Tonight a new programme is billed with the star picture, 'Hinton's…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-08-16
Summary:

The 11th and 12th episodes of the thrilling picture 'The Moon Child' will be screened from today to Tuesday next, at the Matinee and at 9.15 p.m. At the 7.15 p.m. performances, the 7th, 8th and 9th episodes of the 'Bull's Eye' will be shown.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-08-18
Summary:

The Hongkong Theatre was again crowded on Saturday and Sunday to see episodes 11 and 12 of 'The Moon Child,' featuring Marie Walcamp. The 'Bull's Eye' too is proving very popular. These plays, in addition to the 'Daughter of the people' screened at the matinee…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-08-20
Summary:

At the matinee at the Hongkong theatre tomorrow further episodes of the 'Bull's Eye' will be shown and at 9.15 p.m. performance 'The Reward' a five part drama will be screened, featuring Miss Bessie Barriscale. 'The Moon Child' will be exhibited.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-08-23
Summary:

The management desires to inform the public that, owing to the late arrival of steamers, there will be no 'Moon Child' episodes shown this week. Paramount's 'The Explorer,' featuring Lou Tellegen, will be screened tomorrow. Mme. Sarah Bernhart, makes her debut as a…

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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: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-01-07
Summary:

Coronet Theatre was going to screen 'Uncharted Seas' featuring Alice Lake and Rudolf Valentino. Today, Coronet management announces the withdrawal of 'Uncharted Seas' which steadily gained popularity over the period of its screening. Griffith's masterpiece 'The…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-01-10
Summary:

Commencing tomorrow, Coronet Theatre will be screening D.W. Griffith's film 'The Birth of a Nation.' The film exhibits the events of the American Civil War. Although it was first made some years ago, it is still considered a first-class attraction both in England and America.

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

Griffith's big production 'The Birth of a Nation' featuring Lillian Gish and Henry B. Walthall will be a screened at Coronet Theatre today for its first showing in Hongkong. The setting is of America during the period between 1860 and 1870.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-01-14
Summary:

So great was the number of applications for seats to see 'The Birth of a Nation' at the Coronet Theatre on Saturday evening, that four dollars a seat was freely offered.