A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-01-17 - 1922-01-23
Summary:

Commencing January 20 for four nights at 9.15 p.m., 'Outside the Law,' starring Priscilla Dean, in 8 parts. Dazzling heroine of 'The Virgin of Stamboul' and Lon Chaney star of 'The Miracle Man' and 'The Penalty.' A Universal-Jewel production. Prices of…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-04-15 - 1922-04-15
Summary:

There are only two British picture houses in the Colony! The Coronet: Mayflower's greatest film since 'The Miracle Man,' 'The Deep Purple,' in 7 reels. Kowloon Theatre: Harold Lloyd in his latest comedy special, 'Among Those Present,' and Madge Kennedy in…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-05-17 - 1922-05-18
Summary:

The Coronet: At 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, Rex Beach presents Gouverneur Morris' story, 'The Penalty,' featuring Lon Chaney (the 'Frog' in 'The Miracle Man). Kowloon Theatre: Wednesday & Thursday, Pauline Frederick in 'The Peace of Roaring River,' and…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-05-19 - 1922-05-20
Summary:

The Coronet: At 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, Rex Beach presents Gouverneur Morris' story, 'The Penalty,' featuring Lon Chaney (the 'Frog' in 'The Miracle Man). Kowloon Theatre: Tonight, Mary Pickford in 'Captain Kidd, Jr.' May 19 Remarks: Fox-trot…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-08-09 - 1922-08-16
Summary:

Teaser ads for the film 'The Devil to Pay.' Remarks: The ads didn't mention the theatre's name, surmised from other ads. 4 ads. per day in difference pages. August 16 Remarks: The cast includes Joseph Dowling ('The Miracle Man'), Robert McKim, Roy Stewart and Fritzi…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1920-12-01 - 1920-12-03
Summary:

Tonight, 'The Miracle Man.' At 7.15 p.m., 'The Mystery of 13' episodes 5 and 6.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1920-12-24 - 1920-12-24
Summary:

Harold Lloyd in the most successful of hi $100,000 comedies 'Haunted Spooks.' Tom Moore and Mae Marsh in Goldwyn's delightful Xmas play, 'The Cinderella Man' by George Loane Tucker of 'Miracle Man' fame. The Coronet Review accompanied by the Coronet Jazz Band…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-06-20 - 1921-06-20
Summary:

The Coronet: At 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 & 9.15, Harold Lloyd in 'Get Out and Get Under' and Mitchell Lewis in 'The Last of His People.' The Kowloon: At 9.15, 'The Miracle Man.'

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Headline: Pathe-Baby
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-04-14 - 1923-07-14
Summary:

Pathe's latest wonderful creation, 'Pathe-Baby,' the Cinema at Home. Complete Pathe-Baby outfit ready to work on 110 Volts current $60; Resistance for use with 200 Volts current $5; Pathe-Baby films each reel $1.5. April 14 - May 14 Remarks: Call for a demonstration at Pathe…

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Headline: Pathe-Baby
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-12-21 - 1924-03-18
Summary:

The whole world at your fire-side this Christmas if you introduce the Pahte-Baby to your family circle. A demonstration will convince you at Pathe-Orient (12 Queen's Road Central) or A. Tack (26 Des Voeux Road Central). January 8 Remarks: Fully equipped $60; films $1.5 each.

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Headline: Pathe-Baby
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-01-20 - 1924-02-20
Summary:

Pathe-Baby films $1.5. Strictly non-inflammable. Pathe-Orient, 12, Queen's Road Central. January 31 Remarks: A list of films, including Harold Lloyd, Chaplin and Snub Pollard's films. February 7 Remarks: Photo incuded.

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Headline: The Star
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-02-18 - 1924-02-18
Summary:

Another 'Miracle Man,' Milton Sills in 'The Faith Healer.' Tonight only at 5.30 and 9.15 p.m.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-05-30 - 1924-06-02
Summary:

Commencing 30th May to 2nd June at 5.15 & 9.15 p.m., 'Youth to Youth' with Billie Dove. At 2.30 & 7.15 p.m., a Fox serial, 'Bride 13,' epis. 9 & 10. Usual prices. Booking at Theatre.

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Headline: Pathe-Baby
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-07-01 - 1924-07-30
Summary:

An ideal companion for your home, Pathe-Baby. Complete outfit $60; Films non-inflammable $1.5. Pathe-Orient, 12 Queen's Road Central. Illustration included. July 22-23 Remarks: For places where there is no electric current. Pathe will supply it with a newly invented hand driven Magneto. Ask…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-07-03 - 1924-07-04
Summary:

Non-inflammable $1.5 each at Pathe-Orient, 12 Queen's Road Central.

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Headline: Pathe-Baby
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-07-05 - 1924-07-07
Summary:

Complete outfit $60; Baby Films $1.5 per reel. The new 'Baby Colour.' It enhances the interest of the film ten-fold, and adds life and colour to every picture at $1.75 each. Pathe-Orient, 12 Queen's Road Central.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-08-27 - 1924-08-30
Summary:

The Pathe-Baby can now be used in any part of China where there is no electric-current by the help of the 'Magneto.' Over 700 interesting films available; the projector is inexpensive and easy to operate. Write for particulars and see how easy it is to have movies in your own home.…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-09-01 - 1924-09-05
Summary:

A great picture at ordinary prices, commencing today, 'Humoresque.' As pathetic as 'The Miracle Man,' as humorous as 'Potash & Perlmutter.' With special musical setting. September 5 Remarks: Today at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 & 9.15, last performances.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-11-15 - 1925-02-14
Summary:

A splendid gift. Pathe Orient, 12 Queen's Road. Remarks: An very small ad.

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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,…