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: 1924-10-07
Summary:

Lon Chaney in a Universal-Jewel super-production that comes to a climax when a reproduction of the earthquake of 1906 shakes San Francisco into kindling for the great fire, will be the offering at the World Theatre beginning tomorrow. It is entitled 'The Shock.' The sweetness is…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-12-06
Summary:

The Law Forbids,' Baby Peggy's second Universal production, opened last night at the Queen's Theatre. The notable cast was assembled by Jess Robins, director of the picture, to portray the varied roles in the story, which was written by Bernard McConville. Robert Ellis and Elinor…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-03-19
Summary:

The romantic love story is the play in which Mary Philbin is at her very best.' This statement, by King Baggot, seems borne out in her three biggest successes of the screen; 'Merry-Go-Round,' 'Fool's Highway,' and her last 'The Gaiety Girl,' Universal…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-03-19
Summary:

Ladies Must Live' is an intriguing title for a moving picture and it can safely be said that the curiosity excited in this respect will not be disappointed when 'Ladies Must Live' comes to the Star Theatre this evening. 'Ladies Must Live' is the last picture made by the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-05-20
Summary:

Lon Chaney, whose work as the fake cripple in 'The Miracle Man' stands out as a bit of remarkable acting, to say nothing of his other impersonations, has added another characterization to his long list in his appearance as 'Quasimodo' and 'Oliver Twist.' 'The…

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

(To the Editor, S. C. M. Post) I am moved to this reflection by the statement of 'New Arrival,' who tells of a small English town with five cinemas, and one Super Cinema. The Super Cinema had: 1. Twenty instrumentalists in its cinema orchestra; 2. Big pictures which is screened on the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-12-07
Summary:

Through a Glass Window,' which was presented at the World Theatre last night, is an excellent show. Little Miss Avoy wins your attention as the plucky little mite. And then there is Raymond Mckee and Fannie Midgely [sic]. All in all, it is a heart interest story which stacks up splendidly…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-12-07
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-12-07
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-12-29
Summary:

The Griffith film, 'One Exciting Night,' which critics declare shows a completely new side of the big producer, is to be seen in Hongkong very shortly. It is described as a 'Mystery Picture' – in a double sense too, for the plot concerns a mystery, and details of the story…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-01-07
Summary:

Alice Lake and Rudolf Valentino in 'Uncharted Seas,' appear for the last time today at the Coronet. A splendid programme of films has been arranged to follow. The feature will be 'Are You a Failure,' a picture with a very novel story. Lloyd Hughes and Madge Bellamy take the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-01-18
Summary:

Three men of the same height, with much the same manner of walking, and with eyes so similar that no one can tell them apart when alone, were needed by D. W. Griffith in making his great mystery film, 'One Exciting Night.' Film plot included. The cast includes Croker-King, Wallace and…

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Headline: Flickers
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-06-16
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-06-30
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-08-11
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-09-08
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Headline: Films Out East
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-11-30
Summary:

To the Editor S. C. M. Post – Mr. Ray's reply on the 'Films Out East' article. He has an opposite view. About China as a dumping ground for junk films. He hardly thinks Paramount, Realart, and Fox productions are to be classed in that category. He mentioned that the Coronet showed…