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: 1921-11-05
Summary:

Kowloon Theatre provided a good illustration of the kinema dance last night. After the British gazette had been screened, the dance held for an hour. A splendid First National attraction 'Forty-Five minutes from Broadway,' with Charles Ray in the leading role followed.

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Headline: Kowloon Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-10-19
Summary:

Kowloon Theatre had disappointed the patrons last night as the Jazz Band of the 'Nanking' was disorganised at the last moment. The current pictorial attraction is 'Billions' in which the chief role is taken by Nazimova, the famous Russian film star.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-01-05
Summary:

Homespun Folks,' a quaint story of American small town life which is being screened at the Kowloon Theatre for the first time today. Asin 'Way Down East' chuckles and tears are freely intermingled and the human appeal is always there.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-11-04 - 1921-11-05
Summary:

Today at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, Anita Stewart in 'Her Kingdom of Dreams' and Topical Budget 525. Cinema Dance tonight at Kowloon Theatre at 5.30 and 9 p.m., Charles Ray in '45 Minutes From Broadway' and British Gazette. Also first-class dance floor and tip-top orchestra…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-11-17 - 1921-11-18
Summary:

Today at 2.30, 5.15 and 9.15, Will Rogers in 'Almost a Husband.' Also Fellow Romans and Bray cartoon. Kowloon Theatre tonight at 9 p.m. only, Douglas Fairbanks in 'Arizona.' Also screen magazine, 'Wot Next?' [sic] and dancing after pictures.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-11-12 - 1921-11-12
Summary:

Today at 2.30, 5.15 and 9.15, Alice Brady in 'His Bridal Night' and Harold Lloyd in 'Number, Please.' Kowloon Theatre, tonight at 5.45 and 9 p.m., 'The Make-Believe Wife.' Also Mack Sennett comedy, screen magazine and dancing after picture.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-11-14 - 1921-11-14
Summary:

Today at 2.30, 5.15 and 9.15, 'The Best of Luck,' 'Make It Snappy' and British Gazette. At 7.15 p.m. only, 'The Phantom Foe' episodes 3 and 4. Kowloon Theatre tonight at 9 p.m. only, 'The Make-Believe Wife.' Also Mack Sennett comedy, screen magazine and…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-11-15 - 1921-11-15
Summary:

Today at 2.30, 5.15 and 9.15, 'The Best of Luck,' 'Make It Snappy' and British Gazette. At 7.15 p.m. only, 'The Phantom Foe' episodes 3 and 4. Kowloon Theatre tonight at 9 p.m. only, Mabel Normand in 'Pinto.' Also ‘Snub' comedy, screen magazine and…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-11-16 - 1921-11-16
Summary:

Today at 2.30, 5.15 and 9.15, Will Rogers in 'Almost a Husband.' Also Fellow Romans and Bray Cartoon. Kowloon Theatre tonight at 9 p.m. only, Mabel Normand in 'Pinto.' Also ‘Snub' comedy, screen magazine and dancing after picture.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-01-14 - 1922-01-16
Summary:

The Coronet: Today at 2.30, 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., 'The Luck of the Irish' and 'Haunted Spooks.' Kowloon Theatre: Tonight at 5.45 and 9.15, 'Mirandy Smiles,' 'Uncle Tom Without a Cabin' and Screen Magazine. Best floor in the colony.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-10-16 - 1922-10-16
Summary:

The Coronet: At 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, Nazimova in 'Billions.' Kowloon Theatre: No public performance tonight. Special dance tomorrow.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-10-18 - 1922-10-19
Summary:

The Coronet: Today till Saturday, 'Without Benefit of Clergy.' Kowloon Theatre: 5.45 and 9.15, Nazimova in 'Billions.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-10-14 - 1922-10-14
Summary:

The Coronet: 2.30, 5.15, 7.15and 9.15, Nazimova in 'Billions.' Kowloon Theatre: Today at 5.45 and 9.15, 'Sherry' in 7 parts.

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Headline: Kowloon Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-10-18 - 1922-10-18
Summary:

Tonight and tomorrow at 5.45 and 9.15, Nazimova in 'Billions' with music by a first class. Also American Jazz Band.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-11-15 - 1922-11-16
Summary:

The Coronet: 2.30, 5.30 and 9 sharp, 'Way Down East.' Kowloon Theatre, 5.45 and 9.15, Elmo Lincoln in the 'Adventures of Tarzan' episodes 3 and 4.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-11-17 - 1922-11-18
Summary:

The Coronet: 2.30, 5.30 and 9 sharp, 'Way Down East.' Kowloon Theatre, 5.45 and 9.15, Constance Talmadge in 'Good References.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-11-13 - 1922-11-13
Summary:

The Coronet: 2.15, 5.30. 9 sharp, 'Way Down East.' Kowloon Theatre: 5.45 and 9.15, 'Love's Redemption.' Fancy dress dance tomorrow at 9.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-11-14 - 1922-11-14
Summary:

The Coronet: 2.15, 5.30. 9 sharp, 'Way Down East.' Kowloon Theatre: 9 p.m., fancy dress dance. Tickets $2.00.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-11-20 - 1922-11-20
Summary:

The Coronet: 2.15, 5.30. 9 sharp, 'Way Down East.' Kowloon Theatre: 5.45 and 9.15, 'The Dark Star.' Cabaret dance on Tuesday.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-11-21 - 1922-11-21
Summary:

The Coronet: 2.15, 5.30. 9 sharp, 'Way Down East.' Kowloon Theatre: 9 p.m., cabaret dance. Tickets $1.50. Booking at Moutrie's.