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: 1922-01-17 - 1922-01-23
Summary:

Commencing January 20 for four nights at 9.15 p.m., 'Outside the Law,' starring Priscilla Dean, in 8 parts. Dazzling heroine of 'The Virgin of Stamboul' and Lon Chaney star of 'The Miracle Man' and 'The Penalty.' A Universal-Jewel production. Prices of…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-04-15 - 1922-04-15
Summary:

There are only two British picture houses in the Colony! The Coronet: Mayflower's greatest film since 'The Miracle Man,' 'The Deep Purple,' in 7 reels. Kowloon Theatre: Harold Lloyd in his latest comedy special, 'Among Those Present,' and Madge Kennedy in…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-05-17 - 1922-05-18
Summary:

The Coronet: At 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, Rex Beach presents Gouverneur Morris' story, 'The Penalty,' featuring Lon Chaney (the 'Frog' in 'The Miracle Man). Kowloon Theatre: Wednesday & Thursday, Pauline Frederick in 'The Peace of Roaring River,' and…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-05-19 - 1922-05-20
Summary:

The Coronet: At 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, Rex Beach presents Gouverneur Morris' story, 'The Penalty,' featuring Lon Chaney (the 'Frog' in 'The Miracle Man). Kowloon Theatre: Tonight, Mary Pickford in 'Captain Kidd, Jr.' May 19 Remarks: Fox-trot…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-06-20 - 1921-06-20
Summary:

The Coronet: At 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 & 9.15, Harold Lloyd in 'Get Out and Get Under' and Mitchell Lewis in 'The Last of His People.' The Kowloon: At 9.15, 'The Miracle Man.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-01-11
Summary:

Kowloon Theatre is going to screen 'The Sin of Martha Queed' featuring Joseph Dowling who is famous for his performance in 'The Miracle Man.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-12-27
Summary:

World Theatre will be screening a Benjamin B. Hampton production 'The Killer' which is inspired from Stewart Edward White's novel. The film features Claire Adams, who is famous for her work with little Frankie Lee of 'The Westerners' and 'The Miracle Man.' The…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-03-19
Summary:

World Theatre will be screening the Universal production 'The Gaiety Girl.' The film is the screen version of I. A. R. Wylie's 'The Inheritors.' The film features Mary Philbin who is famous for her work in productions like 'Merry-Go-Round,' 'Fool's…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-10-07
Summary:

Lon Chaney, in a Universal Jewel super-production that comes to a climax when a reproduction of the earthquake of 1906 shakes San Franciso into kindling for the great fire, will be the offering at the World Theatre, entitled as 'The Shock.' The film also starred by Virginia Valli, the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-06-20 - 1921-06-20
Summary:

The Coronet: at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, Harold Lloyd in 'Get Out and Get Under.' Also Mitchell Lewis in 'The Last of His People.' The Kowloon: at 9.15 p.m., 'The Miracle Man.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-12-20 - 1922-12-20
Summary:

If you have not seen 'The Penalty,' you are missing a screen masterpiece if you do not see it tonight at Kowloon Theatre. Lon Chaney, who plays the principal role was the spider in the 'Miracle Man'; his role of a crippled crook is even more powerful in 'The Penalty.…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-10-07
Summary:

Lon Chaney in a Universal-Jewel super-production that comes to a climax when a reproduction of the earthquake of 1906 shakes San Francisco into kindling for the great fire, will be the offering at the World Theatre beginning tomorrow. It is entitled 'The Shock.' The sweetness is…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-03-19
Summary:

The romantic love story is the play in which Mary Philbin is at her very best.' This statement, by King Baggot, seems borne out in her three biggest successes of the screen; 'Merry-Go-Round,' 'Fool's Highway,' and her last 'The Gaiety Girl,' Universal…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-12-07
Summary:

Through a Glass Window,' which was presented at the World Theatre last night, is an excellent show. Little Miss Avoy wins your attention as the plucky little mite. And then there is Raymond Mckee and Fannie Midgely [sic]. All in all, it is a heart interest story which stacks up splendidly…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-01-10
Summary:

Occasionally Yours,' a Robertson-Cole super-special starring Lew Cody, will be shown at the World Theatre for a run of four days beginning today. It is adapted to the screen by H. Tipton Steck from a story by Elmer Forst. Besides, Mr. Cody previously appeared in 'The Beloved Cheater…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-01-11
Summary:

The Sin of Martha Queed' comes to the Kowloon Theatre tonight. The part of Marvin Queed, is taken by Joseph Dowling of 'Miracle Man.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-06-20 - 1921-06-20
Summary:

At 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, Harold Lloyd in 'Get Out and Get Under,' and Mitchell Lewis in 'The Last of His People' at the Coronet. At 9.15 p.m., 'The Miracle Man' at the Kowloon.

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-01-17 - 1922-01-26
Summary:

Beginning Friday, 20th for 4 nights, 9.15 p.m. performances only, Universal Jewel's 'Outside the Law' starring Priscilla Dean, dazzling heroine of 'The Virgin of Stamboul' and Lon Chaney, star of 'The Miracle Man' and 'The Penalty.' Owing to the great…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-04-15 - 1922-04-17
Summary:

Take a note of the splendid programmes they are showing tomorrow and Monday. The Coronet: Mayflower's greatest film since 'The Miracle Man,' 'The Deep Purple' in 7 reels. Kowloon Theatre: Harold Lloyd in 'Among Those Present' and Madge Kennedy in 'Day…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-05-17 - 1922-05-18
Summary:

The Coronet: 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, Rex Beach presents Gouverneur Morris' 'The Penalty' featuring Lon Chaney (the ‘Frog' in 'The Miracle Man'). Kowloon Theatre: Wednesday and Thursday, Pauline Frederick in 'The Peace of Roaring River' and Eddie Boland…