A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1912-10-21
Summary:

Mr. Bob Stevenson is offering a splendid programme at the Bijou this week. The sketch 'A Gossip by the Wayside' is the most amusing dialogue between Mr. Stephenson and Miss Ada Rowley. 'The Fisherman's Son' is a magnificent picture story; 'Love and a Motor,' an…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-11-27
Summary:

Heralded by critics as the most tremendous screen production of the year, 'The Miracle Man' comes to Coronet Theatre today, and is to be screened for one week only. The review from the Philadelphia North American was included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-12-01
Summary:

Capacity house continued at the Coronet Theatre where the sensational picture play 'The Miracle Man' is being shown all this week. The leading roles are played by Thomas Meighan and Betty Compson. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-05-24
Summary:

The Thunderbolt' is the title of the photoplay starring Katherine MacDonald and Thomas Meighan (of 'Miracle Man' fame), which was shown at the Coronet Theatre yesterday. Film synopsis included. In addition, a Snub Pollard comedy 'Don't Weaken' is also shown.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-05-25
Summary:

Katherine MacDonald capitalised as the 'American Beauty' has certainly made an auspicious start as a First National star in 'The Thunderbolt,' an original creation by J. Grubb Alexander, which is the current attraction at the Coronet. She is supported by Thomas Meighan,…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-02-15
Summary:

Male and Female,' Paramount's film version of James Barrie's 'The Admirable Crichton,' was screened at the Coronet Theatre yesterday evening. Meanwhile, Thomas Meighan, Gloria Swanson, Bebe Daniels, Wesley Barrie [sic], and others, take roles in the play.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-05-17
Summary:

Written by Gouverneur Morriss [sic] and produced by Goldwyn, 'The Penalty,' presenting Lon Chaney, 'The Frog' of the 'Miracle Man' in a remarkable role, is now the feature attraction at the Coronet Theatre. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-05-17
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is going to screen 'The Penalty' this evening. The film is written by Gouverneur Morris, staged by Rex Beach and produced by Goldwyn. Lon Chaney is playing the leading role, who also played a key role in 'The Miracle Man.'

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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: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-08-17
Summary:

The Devil to Pay' which is being shown at the Coronet today for the first time is a remarkable picture which works up to an amazing climax. The cast of 'The Devil to Pay' is an extraordinary capable one. Perhaps the most notable member of it is Joseph Dowling who made himself…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-08-17
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is going to screen 'The Devil to Pay' featuring Joseph Dowling who made himself famous in 'The Miracle Man.' Film synopsis included.

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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…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-01-10
Summary:

Occasionally Yours,' a Robertson-Cole super-special starring Lew Cody, will be shown at the World Theatre for a run of four days beginning today. It is adapted to the screen by H. Tipton Steck from a story by Elmer Forst. Besides, Mr. Cody previously appeared in 'The Beloved Cheater…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-01-11
Summary:

The Sin of Martha Queed' comes to the Kowloon Theatre tonight. The part of Marvin Queed, is taken by Joseph Dowling of 'Miracle Man.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-01-11
Summary:

Kowloon Theatre is going to screen 'The Sin of Martha Queed' featuring Joseph Dowling who is famous for his performance in 'The Miracle Man.'