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: 1921-06-23
Summary:

Alf's Button,' the comedy which took England by storm, thoroughly justified its reputation at the first screening last night at the Kowloon Theatre. The film was starred by Leslie Henson. In Addition, a most interesting gazette is shown, including the Shanghai Olympic Games containing…

2
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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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.

4
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-07-16 - 1921-07-16
Summary:

Woping Theatre: at 2.30, 5.15 and 7.15, 'The Son of Tarzan' episodes 6, and 'Daredevil Jack' episodes 5, and at 9.15 p.m., Palermo and Chefalo. The Coronet: at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, Norma Talmadge in 'The Woman Gives.' The Kowloon: at 5.30 and 9.15, Frank…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-08-09 - 1921-08-10
Summary:

Tonight at 5.45 and 9.15, Mae Marsh and Tom Moore in 'The Cinderella Man.' Also Snub comedy and Gazette.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-08-06 - 1921-08-06
Summary:

Today at 5.45 and 9.15, Mabel Normand in 'The Venus Model.' Snub comedy and Gazette.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-08-08 - 1921-08-08
Summary:

Today at 5.45 and 9.15, Dorothy Bernard in 'Sporting Blood.' Snub comedy and Gazette.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-10-24 - 1921-10-24
Summary:

Tonight at 5.45 and 9.15, last performances of 'The Weaker Sex' featuring Dorothy Dalton, Charles Ray, Louise Glaum, Robert McKim and J. Barney Sherry. Also showing Rolin and cartoon comedies and Gazette.

9
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…

10
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.

12
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…

14
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: 1922-06-28 - 1922-06-29
Summary:

The Coronet: At 2.30, 5.30, 7.15 and 9.15, Charlie Chaplin, Harold Lloyd and Larry Semon in New Comedies. Prices as for 'The Kid.' Kowloon Theatre: Today at 5.45 and 9.15, Dorothy Dalton in 'Extravagance.' Comedy and Gazette.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-06-30 - 1922-07-01
Summary:

The Coronet: Last days of all comedy program. Kowloon Theatre: Friday to Sunday at 9.15, matinee Saturday and Sunday attraction, extraordinary James Kirkwood in 'The Forbidden Thing.' Also ‘Snub' Comedy and Gazette.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-06-01 - 1922-06-01
Summary:

The Coronet: 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, Roy Stewart and Louise Lovely in 'The Heart of the North' and Larry Semon in 'The Fly Cop.' Kowloon Theatre: Tonight at 9.15, 'The Long Arm of Mannister.' Also Comedy and Gazette.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-06-02 - 1922-06-02
Summary:

The Coronet: 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, Roy Stewart and Louise Lovely in 'The Heart of the North' and Larry Semon in 'The Fly Cop.' Kowloon Theatre: Tonight at 9.15, Louise Glaum in 'Sahara.' Also Gazette and Comedy. Fox-trot competition next Tuesday June 6.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-07-05 - 1922-07-06
Summary:

The Coronet: Today at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, 'The Woman and the Puppet' in 7 reels. Kowloon Theatre: Today at 5.45 and 9.15, Madge Kennedy in 'Friend Husband' and Jammy [sic] Aubrey in 'The Tourist.' Also Gazette.