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: 1923-10-29
Summary:

A letter from a reader to an editor, stated that the previous article from China Mail 'Education By Film.' It is said that the only cinema machines which have fixed optical centre are covered by American Patents. This is a wrong statement as the fixed optical centre with which our…

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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: 1912-04-29
Summary:

For this evening and tomorrow Mr Stephenson has secured for his popular Bijou Scenic Theatre a really fine set of pictures which all should see. One which has been greeted with rounds of applause is that in which two of the most prominent cinematograph artistes figures, namely Max Linder, the…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1913-02-05
Summary:

An exceptionally good programme is being presented by the manager R. H. Stephenson this week. The films are as good as ever. A story by Max Linder, the inimitable cinema humorist, the Pathe Gazette, and two star comics are included in the programme. Performance by Miss Cecile Stephano and Miss…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1913-02-27
Summary:

The picture programme is capitally varied and includes some good comics. Currently events are shown on the Pathe Gazette, the latest happenings being all faithfully recorded. An interesting film shows some of the extraordinary fears that are accomplished at the School of Gymnastics at Tanville.…