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: 1906-05-15
Summary:

The band of the Okayama Orphanage of Japan is to perform in the theatre Royal in order to raise fund for the orphanage. The children had travelled to a lot of countries. In addition there will be thrown on the screen cinematograph pictures of the late Russo-Japanese War and of events in Europe…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-08-05
Summary:

Kowloon cinema-goers will be delighted to learn that Douglas Fairbanks' masterpiece, 'Robin Hood,' will start a brief season in the Star Theatre from this evening. This picture has been shown in the Colony before, but so wonderful is it in every aspect that another cordial…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-08-06
Summary:

The biggest picture bargain in the Colony.' That is how the Star Theatre describes its 'Robin Hood' programme being shown for the last time this evening. 'Robin Hood' is by common assent one of the greatest films that has yet been made, and anyone who has not yet seen it…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-08-28
Summary:

Only a Shop Girl,' the new film which comes to the Star Theatre this evening as the feature attraction for the next few days, is a good old fashioned drama adapted from a stage success 25 years ago. 'Only a Shop Girl' is perfect in every detail. Specially good is the scene in the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-12-29
Summary:

Wallace Beery as Richard, makes the lion-hearted king a lovable character, prone to doubt and to act on those doubts on the instant. The story shows us the King in the midst of his crusade and we have scenes that at once capture the imagination. As a sequel to another great picture – Robin Hood…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-01-13
Summary:

Between Christmas and the Chinese New Year, it is appropriate that the Coronet should screen two pictures featuring the Carnival spirit – the 'Merry-Go-Round' and 'Rosita.' It was quite apparent from its reception on Sunday that it would attract more than the average cinema…

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

Patrons of the Star will have the opportunity of seeing Douglas Fairbanks in his lighter vein, as distinct from the big productions he has made recently when 'When the Clouds Roll By' is presented in Kowloon. The story of this picture is an unusually amazing one. The film is an…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-11-02
Summary:

Charlie Chaplin, in the flesh, will be in Hongkong next March, accompanied by Mary Pickford and Douglas Fairbanks. Efforts will also be made to induce D. W. Griffith to join the party. This news was given yesterday by Mr. George Mooser, a well-known play producer and film manager. He is the…