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: Kinema Notes
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-05-20
Summary:

This evening is the last screening of 'The Penalty' in Coronet Theatre; In Kowloon Theatre, this evening attraction is 'Captain Kidd, Jr' and it will fill the bill at Coronet tomorrow. The film is starred by Mary Pickford. 'The Heart of the North' featuring Roy…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-05-22
Summary:

Heart of the North' will be screened at the Kowloon Theatre this evening.

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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: 1921-06-15 - 1921-06-15
Summary:

At 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, for two nights only, Maeterlinck's masterpiece, 'The Blue Bird,' Rolin Comedy and Pathe Review at the Coronet. At 5.30 and 9.15, for one night only, 'The Lost City' episodes 6, 7 and 8, Snub Comedy and British Gazette at the Kowloon.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-07-11 - 1921-07-12
Summary:

Woping Theatre: at 2.30 and 7.15, 'The Son of Tarzan' episodes 1, 2, 3 and 4, and 'Daredevil Jack' episodes 1 and 2. The Coronet: at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, Mabel Normand in 'Sis Hopkins,' 'Bringing Up Father' and British Gazette. The Kowloon: at 9.15,…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-07-13 - 1921-07-13
Summary:

Woping Theatre: at 2.30 and 7.15, 'The Son of Tarzan' episodes 5, and 'Daredevil Jack' episodes 3 and 4. The Coronet: at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, Mabel Normand in 'Sis Hopkins,' 'Bringing Up Father' and British Gazette. The Kowloon: at 5.30 and 9.15,…

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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: 1921-11-23 - 1921-11-25
Summary:

Blanche Sweet in 'That Girl Montana.' Kowloon Theatre, today at 5.30 and 9.15, Jack Pickford in 'A Double-Dyed Deceiver.' Also ‘Snub' Comedy, British Gazette and dancing.

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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…

13
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: 1921-12-31 - 1922-01-03
Summary:

At 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, Nazimova in 'The Brat.' Kowloon Theatre, Sunday at 6 and 9.15, Constance Binney in '39 East.' Also ‘Snub' Comedy and British Gazette.

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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: 1922-01-20 - 1922-01-20
Summary:

The Coronet: Today at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, Katherine MacDonald in 'The Beauty Market' and Snub Comedy. Kowloon Theatre: Tonight at 9.15, Marguerite Clark in 'Prunella,' Rolin Comedy and British Gazette.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-01-21 - 1922-01-21
Summary:

The Coronet: Today at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, 'Down on the Farm,' Mack Sennett's famous comedy special. Kowloon Theatre: Tonight at 5.45 and 9.15, Marguerite Clark in 'Prunella,' Rolin Comedy and British Gazette. Best floor in the colony.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-03-22 - 1922-03-22
Summary:

The Coronet: At 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, last performances of Mary Pickford in 'The Hoodlum.' Kowloon Theatre: At 5.45 and 9.15 p.m., Mary Miles Minter in 'Jenny Be Good.' Also Rolin Comedy and British Gazette.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-05-22 - 1922-05-22
Summary:

The Coronet: 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, Roy Stewart and Louise Lovely in 'Life's Greatest Question.' Kowloon Theatre: 9.15 only, 'The Heart of the North' and Charlie Chaplin in 'Work.'