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: 1924-02-18
Summary:

A film described as a second 'Miracle Man' is 'The Faith Healer,' with Milton Sills, which is on today only at the Star. Tomorrow Griffith's 'One Exciting Night' will be shown.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-03-29
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-04-05
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-04-12
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-08-25
Summary:

Betty Compson, whose meteoric rise in the cinema world as the result of her remarkable portrayal in 'The Miracle Man,' will be seen in 'Prisoners of Love,' the attraction at the Queen's Theatre, till Thursday. Others in the cast include Ralph Lewis, Roy Stewart, Clara…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
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 Franciso into kindling for the great fire, will be the offering at the World Theatre, entitled as 'The Shock.' The film also starred by Virginia Valli, the…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-12-05
Summary:

The Law Forbids,' by Universal, based on Bernard McConville's story, is showing today at the Queen's Theatre. The cast includes Baby Peggy, whose first picture 'The Darling of New York,' was so widely acclaimed. Her parents in this picture are Elinor Fair, remembered for…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-01-08
Summary:

The Hill Billy' comes to the Star Today, which is starred by Jack Pickford, his celebrated sister, Mary Pickford, Lucille Ricksen. George Hill, who was associated with the famous director, D. W. Griffith for a long time and with the late George Loane Tucker, who created 'The Miracle…

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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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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: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1916-02-21 - 1916-02-21
Summary:

Great race week attractions tonight. Enormous success of The Melbourne Company. All comedy programme including The Sentry Box, the Soldier and the Maid, and the Hongkong Suffragette and Squaints, etc. Also the Keystone film, 'His Sister's Kids,' and a selection of latest cinema…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1916-03-03 - 1916-03-04
Summary:

All comedy picture programme from Friday to Sunday on 3rd, 4th and 5th March. For three nights only. Also 'Great Sale at Rightaways' by The Melbourne Comedy Company. See The Flapper, The Scotch Girl, The Manager, The Secretary and The Customers.

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Headline: Palisade
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1916-09-02 - 1916-09-04
Summary:

(Out-of-door pictures, location near post office, Kowloon) The seventh episode of 'The Black Box' (by Universal) in 2 parts are displayed tonight. Photo of the actor (Herbert Rawlinson) included. Dramas including 'The Single Act' (by the Lubin company) and 'The Vavasour…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-09-02 - 1918-09-03
Summary:

The first and second episodes in the 6 parts of 'The Secret Kingdom' tonight, including various comedies. The last 5 parts of 'The Daughter of the Gods' in matinee and performance at 7:15 p.m. on Wednesday, 4th September.

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Headline: Coronet
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-03-10 - 1919-03-10
Summary:

Tonight, to accompany the first episode of 'Get-Rich-Quick Wallingford,' we have arranged a special comedy programme, featuring Max Linder, Charlie Chaplin, Harold Lloyd. We are also showing the latest war film, bringing events down to November 22nd, 1918. 8,000 feet of first-class…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-04-09 - 1919-04-09
Summary:

Have you seen the all comedy programme at the Coronet yet?

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-04-12 - 1919-04-12
Summary:

Tonight at 4.30 p.m. and 9.15 p.m., Bessie Love and DeWolf Hopper in 'Stranded.' 'Love and a Savage.' 'Walingford' episode 5. British Gazette, No. 498. Today (Saturday), April 12th at 2.15 p.m., special all comedy, children's matinee. Booking at Robinson's…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-04-14 - 1919-04-14
Summary:

Tonight, another fine all comedy programme at the Coronet.