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: 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: 1923-11-24
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-12-15
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-12-15
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-12-15
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-12-21
Summary:

The Coronet announced an all-comedy programme for the next week. Including 'Penrod' starred by Wesley Barry, which is based on Tarkington's boy stories; Constance Talmadge's 'Dangerous Business' is scheduled to follow; 'A Small Town Idol' by Director Mack…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-12-22
Summary:

Ben Turpin has a happy medium for the expression in 'A Small Town Idol,' which is directed by Mack Sennett and screened in Coronet. On Monday the Xmas attraction will be Wesley Barry in 'Penrod,' adapted from Booth Tarkington's novel.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-12-22
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-12-26
Summary:

Penrod' is now showing at the Coronet Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-12-27
Summary:

Freckles Barry in 'Penrod' is a special attraction at the Coronet. Marshall Neilan is the producer.

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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: 1924-04-12
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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.…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1913-05-13
Summary:

A very attractive holiday programme was submitted to large audiences at the Bijou Scenic Theatre last night. The 'Nick Winter' and comic films were well chosen. The 'Pathe Gazette' and 'Gaumont Graphic' are showing the latest happenings on the Home continent.…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1913-05-23
Summary:

A capital programme is being submitted at the Bijou Theatre this week. The pictures include 'The Nabob.' The leading part is taken by M. Bernard. Other good subjects are 'The Diving Girl' and 'Conquering Carrie.' The Pathe Gazette shows the latest happenings of the…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1913-08-29
Summary:

This comfortable picture hall continues to attract a large audience at both houses nightly, and during this week home capital films have been screened. An interesting travel picture showing scenes in the Philippines is very clear and steady. The latest events are shown by Pathe Gazette, which…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1915-11-15
Summary:

Two long films are in the programme now showing at the Victoria Theatre. The 'Bridge on the Year' is a well-told four part story of the great war. 'Max's Double Part' is a comedy in which Max Linder appears with the usual laughable results. 'Tricks of a Tab' is…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-05-05
Summary:

The final episode of the 'House of Hate' is now screening at the Victoria. Another masterpiece serial entitled 'Hands Up' with Ruth Roland in the leading role, and a Pathe attraction 'The Phantom Rider' are coming to screen.