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: 1917-12-22
Summary:

Mr. Blake, manager of the Victoria Theatre, states that 'Sunshine and Shadow' and other of the Baby Marie Osborne pictures have been record-breaking attractions at this house. He has arranged to present her latest Pathe feature 'Captain Kiddo' on Christmas day. Phil [sic]…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-10-15
Summary:

A crowded house at the World Theatre greeted 'The Scarlet Pimpernel' last night when it was shown for the first time. Dustin Farnum takes the main role and supported by Winifred Kingston. Film synopsis included. Pathe's News is shown as usual and there are comedies and other films…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-11-02
Summary:

La La Lucille,' the star film now showing at the World Theatre, is one long laugh from start to finish. With such names as Eddie Lyons and Lee Moran in the cast, the acting is bound to be good. Film synopsis included. The programme also includes some minor films, with the usual Pathe's…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-11-16
Summary:

The star film at the World Theatre is a five-part drama entitled 'Betrayed.' Film synopsis included. Other films are the Pathe News and a couple of good comedies. At the matinees, two further episodes of 'King of the Circus,' featuring Eddie Polo, are being screened.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-08-29
Summary:

World Theatre is going to screen a William Fox drama entitled 'Brave and Bold,' tonight. The Pathe world news also contains some very interesting records of recent events.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-11-17
Summary:

The Come Back,' the principal item in the Coronet Theatre programme, is thoroughly deserving of the crowded houses it is drawing nightly. Harold Lockwood and May Allison have done an excellent work in the leading parts. Film plot included. The programme also includes Harold Lloyd's…

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Headline: Coronet Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-12-16
Summary:

The last chance of seeing Anatole France's great work 'Thais' will be given to patrons of the Coronet Theatre tonight. Some magnificent acting is seen by Mary Garden. Film plot included. Pathe's news pictures are very interesting. Local boxers will be interested in the films…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-04-09
Summary:

Here is a picture that should break all records in attendance. It fairly bristles with good features, the chief one being the star, Geraldine Farrar. 'Shadows' is at the Coronet. In addition to it, there is an interesting Pathe News, showing scenes from London, California and Paris,…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-05-01
Summary:

The Crimson Gardenia' is the most perfect film that the Coronet has yet screened. The musical programme that the Coronet orchestra supplies to accompany it is on the same high level. Owen Moore gives a good account of himself. In addition to it, there is a striking Pathe Newsreel and a…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-10-22
Summary:

Star Theatre will be screening the film version of Ibanez's story 'Enemies of Women.' It is to commence next Sunday. Booking may be done from today at the Theatre or Moutrie's. The cast constitutes a record number of 50,000 people.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-11-21
Summary:

Star Theatre is screening 'Little Old New York' which is claimed to be as good as 'Enemies of Women.' The film features Marion Davies.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-04-11
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-10-21
Summary:

Manager Hugo, of The Star Theatre informed that the big picture 'Enemies of Women' is showing next week. The story was written by Blasco Ibanez, the author of 'The Four Horsemen.' The picture is coming here direct from its most phenomenal run at The Carlton, Shanghai, where…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-10-23
Summary:

Booking proceeds apace for the opening and following showing of this great picture. The present picture is 'Sporting Youth' showing until Saturday.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-10-24
Summary:

Enemies of Women,' written by the writer of 'The Four Horsemen' Ibanez, starring Lionel Barrymore and Paul Panzer, continue to run at the Star. Film review included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-10-25
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-10-30
Summary:

Enemies of Women,' based on Ibanez's novel, starring Lionel Barrymore, is showing at the Star Theatre. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-10-31
Summary:

Enemies of Women,' based on Vicente Blasco Ibanez's novel, starring Lionel Barrymore, Alma Rubens, Pedro de Cordoba, Gareth Hughes, Gladys Hulette, William H. Thompson, William Collier Jr, Paul Panzer, is showing at the Star Theatre. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-11-03
Summary:

Lionel Barrymore's name has been sufficient to draw great crowds to see him in 'The Face in the Fog.' Barrymore thrilled all who saw him in 'The Enemies of Women.' Commencing Wednesday, Charlie Chaplin and his discovery, Jackie Coogan, will be shown in 'The Kid.…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-11-03
Summary:

Rigoletto' and 'Il Travatore' by the Italian Grand Opera Co., proved attractive items and charmed all who crowded the theatre. This evening Mary Pickford in 'Tess of the Storm Country' is the offering. Norma Talmadge in 'Ashes of Vengeance' will be screened on…