A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-05-30
Summary:

The White Sister,' starring Lillian Gish, will have its premiere at the Queen's Theatre today. The story was taken from F. Marion Crawford's famous novel. Lillian Gish has been appeared in 'The Birth of a Nation,' 'Way Down East,' 'Hearts of the World…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-03-21
Summary:

Coronet Theatre announced the film selection competition result. The result disclosed that 'Way Down East,' 'The Three Musketeers' and 'The Kid.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-05-19
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Headline: All About Dick
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-10-27
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-11-17
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-11-24
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-12-06
Summary:

Orphans of the Storm' winds up at the Coronet today, and will be followed tomorrow by a short 'revival' of 'Way Down East' from Friday to Sunday. The Griffith touch, and the genius of Lillian Gish are apparent in both films.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-12-07
Summary:

D. W. Griffith's wonder spectacle 'Way Down East' which comes to the Coronet Theatre, is expected to be one of the greatest successes. Production details and short plot summary included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-12-08
Summary:

Way Down East' at the Coronet is a moving picture in more sense than one. There were excerts from Chopin and Tchaikovsky which accompanied the show.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-12-08
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-12-11
Summary:

Way Down East' at the Coronet has exceeded all expectation in the matter of attendance.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-12-15
Summary:

Way Down East,' the master film by Griffith, which packed the Coronet for several days, will come to the Star tomorrow. The attraction for today is Jack Pickford in 'Garrisons Finish.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-12-17
Summary:

Way Down East,' which attracted crowded house in Coronet previously, enters upon the last day at the Star. Lillian Gish and Richard Barthelmess are the stars in the film, which are superlative, as is usual in a Griffith picture.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-12-21
Summary:

After the ran of 'Fools and Riches' finishes at the Grand tonight, Griffith's picture 'Way Down East' is due. People who missed their opportunity in Coronet, will be welcomed. On Xmas day Constance Talmadge in 'Wedding Bells' and Harold Lloyd in 'Now or…

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Headline: The Grand
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-12-23
Summary:

The Grand announced that they are compiled to withdraw 'Way Down East' after today show. Tomorrow Harold Lloyd's 'Now or Never' will be shown. Constance Talmadge's 'Wedding Bells' is also in the bill for Xmas.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-01-09
Summary:

Coronet Theatre conducted a Popular Pictures voting contest with a prize of $50. Among the voting for two hundreds film, the following films were consider as the most popular selections, which included: 'Shoulder Arms,' 'Quo Vadis,' 'My Four Years in Germany,'…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1915-11-17
Summary:

Ashes of Happiness' is a two part dramatic coloured picture in which family misunderstanding is at last happily received. 'Snow sports in Switzerland' is an excellent 'interest' film; while the British Gazette and several good comics make up an attractive evening.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1915-12-04
Summary:

The current programme at the Victoria Theatre includes 'Colonel Heeza Liar, explorer' which provokes the audience to roars of laughter. Other good humorous films are 'Friend of the Family,' 'Knight Errant' and 'Bunny and a game of golf,' while 'The…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1916-01-12
Summary:

The Victoria Theatre provides entertainment with variety. 'Wiffles and the Millionaire' is a comedy, 'The Broken Oath' is a long dramatic picture. The 'interest' side is well maintained by films of the Bombay iron and steel industry, 'The Hidden Nest Egg'…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-01-08
Summary:

Last night at the theatre, the 5-part Pathe play 'Runaway Romany' was screened. This interesting film depicts Marion Davis in the title role. Other attractions are the British Gazette, 'Zizi,' a comedy and an orchestra which discourses popular music. Tomorrow, Haddon Chamber…