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: 1916-01-24 - 1916-01-26
Summary:

On Jan 25, the powerful dramas 'A Life Redeemed' in 2 parts; 'Mid Racing Beasts' with comic and interesting pictures; on Jan 26, a night with the HK police reserve, performance by the Big Brass Band and Skirl 'O'; see 'Wiffles the Victim of Jealousy' and…

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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: 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: 1924-09-01 - 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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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-11-21 - 1924-11-29
Summary:

Douglas Fairbanks in 'The Thief of Bagdad.' Showing Saturday, Nov. 29th. November 21-22 & 29 Remarks: Film plot and illustration included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-11-25 - 1924-11-25
Summary:

Rudolph Valentino in Blasco Ibanez' 'Blood and Sand.' For four days more, Douglas Fairbanks in 'The Thief of Bagdad.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-11-29 - 1924-11-29
Summary:

The Coronet: Today at 2.15, 5.15 & 9.15, tomorrow at 6 & 9.15, Douglas Fairbanks in 'The Thief of Bagdad.' Prices $2 & $1. The Star: Today only at 5.30 & 9.15, 'Beau Revel.' Tomorrow at 6 & 9.15, Rudolf Valentino in 'Moran of the Lady Letty.'

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-12-01 - 1924-12-03
Summary:

Today at 2.15, 5.15 & 9.15 p.m., Douglas Fairbanks in 'The Thief of Bagdad.' December 1 Remarks: Film plot and illustration included. December 3 Remarks: Book early to avoid disappountment.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-12-04 - 1924-12-05
Summary:

Today and tomorrow at 2.15, 5.15 & 9.15 p.m., last two nights of 'The Thief of Bagdad.' Saturday, Dec. 6th, Rudolf [sic] Valentino in 'Blood and Sand.'

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-12-08 - 1924-12-19
Summary:

December 8 & 10 Remarks: In response to numerous requests, we have cabled to United Artists for permission to screen 'The Thief of Bagdad' for two more days on its return from Canton on Dec. 18th & 19th December 18-19 Remarks: It cost $3,000,000 and it took 18 months to make…

18
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-01-25 - 1916-01-25
Summary:

Films screenings including 'A Life Redeemed' (2 parts) and 'Mid Raging Beasts'; Coming Night wi' the HK Police Reserves, including big brass band, also the comic and songs and see 'Wiffles the Victim of Jealousy' and 'Youth Must Have Its Day'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-10-13 - 1925-10-13
Summary:

Today only at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, in response to popular demand, Johnny Hines in 'Conductor 1492.' Tomorrow till Saturday at 2.30, 5, 7.15 and 9.30, Douglas Fairbanks in 'The Thief of Bagdad.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-10-14 - 1925-10-17
Summary:

Today till Saturday at 2.30, 5, 7.15 and 9.30, Douglas Fairbanks in 'The Thief of Bagdad.' Usual prices.