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: 1919-05-01 - 1919-05-03
Summary:

Tonight at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., William S. Hart in 'The Desert Man'; 'Charlie By the Sea'; British Gazette Nos. 504-505, 516-517. Booking at Robinson's.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-05-01 - 1919-05-01
Summary:

William S. Hart in 'The Desert Man,' the screen's most popular star in a great photoplay. Better than 'Hell's Hinges.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-19 - 1923-10-19
Summary:

You're a man now, David.' 'No, I'm just Tol'able.'

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-23 - 1923-10-27
Summary:

The Idol Dancer,' 'Broken Blossoms,' 'Way Down East,' and now 'Tol'able David.' That is the starring record of Richard Barthelmess, who now rivals Doug. Fairbanks as the most popular romantic character on the screen. 'Tol'able David' won the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-22 - 1923-10-22
Summary:

Richard Barthelmess in 'Tol'able David.'

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-22 - 1923-10-22
Summary:

Tonight till Saturday at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, Richard Barthelmess in 'Tol'able David.'

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Headline: At the Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-24 - 1923-10-24
Summary:

Today at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, a First National attraction, Richard Barthelmess in 'Tol'able David.' Picture included.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-27 - 1923-10-27
Summary:

Positively for the last time tonight, 'Tol'able David.' Tomorrow at 6 sharp, 7.30 and 9.15, Alice Terry in the great Drury Lane melodrama, 'Hearts Are Trumps.' This Rex Ingram production will thrill you as few films have done before.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-07-14 - 1925-07-14
Summary:

Pictures include Jackie Coogan in 'My Boy'; Wesley Barry in 'Penrod'; Dick [sic] Barthelmess in 'Tol'able David'; Constance Talmadge in 'Dangerous Business'; Mildred Harris in 'Old Dad'; Anita Stewart in 'Midnight Romance';…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-07-18 - 1925-07-18
Summary:

Change of programme daily. Today at the Coronet at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, Jackie Coogan in 'My Boy' and 'The Paleface.' Today at the Star at 5.30 and 9.15 p.m., Richard Barthelmess in the film that made him famous, 'Tol'able David.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-07-20 - 1925-07-20
Summary:

Change of programme daily. Today at the Coronet at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, Richard Barthelmess in 'Tol'able David.' Today at the Star at 5.30 and 9.15 p.m., Anita Stewart in 'A Midnight Romance.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-03-12
Summary:

Showing again at the Coronet Theatre this evening is the great First National film, 'The Fighting Blade,' a romantic tale of the wars between the Roundheads and the Cavaliers. Cinema-goers who remember 'Tol'able David' will require no further warranty of the excellence…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-18
Summary:

Richard Barthelmess in 'Tol'able David' will be the next star offering at the Coronet, after the conclusion of the run of 'The Prisoner of Zenda.' As regards Barthelmess, his work is sufficiently well-known – in Way Down East, etc. Richard Barthelmess, as the youngster…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-20
Summary:

With such authors as Joseph Hergesheimer, Conrad, Ibanez and Kipling at the service of film producers nowadays, the general level of pictures is being raised appreciably. In 'Tol'able David,' Mr. Hergesheimer's first effort for the screen, the public is provided with a…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-22
Summary:

Richard Barthelmess, in Hergesheimer's famous story of the Virginia mountains, should prove a strong attraction at the Coronet tonight. The star is well-known and the author is considered one of the greatest of the day. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-23
Summary:

The visitor to 'Tol'able David,' the Barthelmess film showing at the Coronet, comes away with the pleasant impression of having seen, at last, a picture which, without being extravagantly unreal, contains many truly dramatic scenes. Hergesheimer's gripping story has received…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-24
Summary:

Tol'able David,' now at the Coronet, will appeal especially to those whose cry as 'Better and Brighter Pictures.' Adapted from a story by a noted author, and superbly played Richard Barthelmess and a strong cast, this film has received glowing notices wherever it has been…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-25
Summary:

It is unfortunate that a picture of such merit as 'Tol'able David' has been given a title, which although familiar enough in America, is not so readily comprehensible in an English colony. The drawing power of a name is a real thing, and it is hoped that an unfortunate title will…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-26
Summary:

It is hard to do justice to the vital feeling of the story of 'Tol'able David.' There are scenes of tenderness, love and pathos. The acting is superb, Richard Barthelmess and the supporting cast not wasting a gesture or omitting a single telling experience. A play like 'Tol…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-27
Summary:

Tol'able David' is amongst the few superb productions. It has discarded all the hackneyed tricks of camera and all the warily familiar situations. There is a world of tenderness and human feeling in the story. More pictures like 'Tol'able David' will be welcome in…