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: 1925-02-27
Summary:

There's a new screen thrill to be had from Goldwyn's melodramatic thriller, 'A Blind Bargain,' which was seen for the first time in Hongkong at the Queen's Theatre last night. Plot and review included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-02-27
Summary:

Lon Chaney, the star of 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame,' is at his best in the Goldwyn melodrama, 'A Blind Bargain,' which will be the attraction at the Queen's Theatre for four days. Lon Chaney had appeared in 'The Penalty' and 'Ace of Hearts' before.…

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Headline: Mystery Picture
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-03-02
Summary:

Lon Chaney, is remarkable in the Goldwyn melodrama, 'A Blind Bargain,' which is now showing at the Queen's Theatre. Tomorrow a new picture, 'The Invisible Fear,' a First National Attraction will be shown and the other half of the programme will contain Vaudeville acts of…

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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: 1923-04-19
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-05-26
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Headline: Close-ups
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-06-16
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-08-11
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-12-01
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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: 1923-12-15
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-01-05
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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: 1924-02-23
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-11-03
Summary:

Lionel Barrymore's name has been sufficient to draw great crowds to see him in 'The Face in the Fog.' Barrymore thrilled all who saw him in 'The Enemies of Women.' Commencing Wednesday, Charlie Chaplin and his discovery, Jackie Coogan, will be shown in 'The Kid.…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-11-05
Summary:

The Kid' starring Charlie Chaplin and Jackie Coogan, is showing in Coronet. Full review with production summary included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-11-06
Summary:

The Kid' is now showing in Coronet. Jackie Coogan, the boy of eight has yet arrived England, chronicled in the press, for how he attracted the attention of Charlie Chaplin and development of his acting career. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-12-08
Summary:

Following on Charlie Chaplin in 'Behind the Screen,' the Star Theatre is featuring Chaplin's 'The Kid,' with the 'discoveries' of Charlies, Jack Coogan. In addition, there is also a new round of what is called 'The Leather Pushers.' Film plot included…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-05-16
Summary:

A speaking cinema film is said to have been invented at last. It was reported that a Swedish engineer, M. Sven [sic] Berglund, has invented a speaking film which ensures simultaneous production of sound and picture. Professor Arrhenius, the famous scientist and Nobel prize-winner, declares that…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-12-22
Summary:

Is it legal for an exhibitor on films in Shanghai to show a picture, the Chinese rights for which are already in the hands of another local firm of distributors? Asks the N.C.D. News. The question was raised in movie circles last July when the Ramos Amusement, Ld., the proprietors of the Olympic…