A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-09-05
Summary:

A captured German and Austrian Propaganda film, 'The Kaiser-Before and After' is now being shown at the Scala Theatre. In different pictures we see the prime actor's various figures.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-11-26
Summary:

Coronet Theatre will be screening 'The Thief of Bagdad' featuring Douglas Fairbanks. The film is produced by Douglas Fairbanks himself and the performance is appreciated by the critics. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-11-29
Summary:

Coronet Theatre will be showing 'The Thief of Baghdad' [sic] starring Douglas Fairbanks. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-12-01
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is successfully screening Douglas Fairbanks' 'Thief of Bagdad.' The film is gathering full houses for the theatre. The story is appealing as much to the adults as it is to the kids.

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Headline: Blood and Sand'
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-12-05
Summary:

After Douglas Fairbanks' famous 'The Thief of Bagdad,' Coronet Theatre will be screening 'Blood and Sand' featuring Rudolph Valentino. The story is written by a world-famous Spanish writer who is known for his part in the 'Four Horsemen.'

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Headline: Moon of Israel
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-03-20
Summary:

Every movie play has its critics, even 'The Thief of Bagdad' was no exception. Coronet Theatre is currently screening the British film 'The Moon of Israel.' The film is based on Sir H. Rider Haggard's famous novel. Some parts of it were filmed in the Valley of the Kings…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-05-26
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-02-16
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-11-26
Summary:

The Thief of Bagdad' is the feature of Coronet Theatre next Friday. The picture starred by Fairbanks. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-11-29
Summary:

The Thief of Bagdad,' starring Douglas Fairbanks, is the latest Coronet Theatre's attraction. The stars also included Anna May Wong and So-Jin. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-12-02
Summary:

The popularity of the film and 'super-production' like Douglas Fairbanks latest 'The Thief of Bagdad,' has an impact in London for building more supercinemas. In the last two years the New Tivoli and the Shepherd's Bush Pavilion, both magnificent, have been opened. In…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-12-06
Summary:

After Douglas Fairbanks' 'The Thief of Bagdad,' Rudolph Valentino's 'Blood and Sand' will be sufficient to draw the crowds to the Coronet. The writer of 'Blood and Sand' is the same as 'Four Horsemen.' Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-12-16
Summary:

For two nights only, the Coronet is to show Douglas Fairbanks' 'The Thief of Bagdad.' Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-11-26
Summary:

Douglas Fairbanks is said to have put his last shirt on, or in, the production of his own film, 'The Thief of Bagdad' which is coming to the Coronet on Friday next. When shown at Drury Lane, it moved an eminent person to say: 'The Thief of Bagdad is one of the films that in one…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-11-28
Summary:

The name of Douglas Fairbanks has been sufficient to arouse interest in the Coronet Theatre's latest picture which commences tomorrow. Apart from that, there has been additional interest in the theme which has excited the restless Douglas to such a magnificent production. All the pantomimes…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-12-01
Summary:

Commencing its seventh, and it is to be hoped equally successful year, the Coronet Theatre does so with notices on its portals reading: 'House full – this show.' In 'The Thief of Bagdad,' we find the restless Douglas Fairbanks at his superlative best. It is appreciated in…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-12-01
Summary:

Cinema patrons have nothing to grumble at the fare recently, and now, provided for them, particularly at the Coronet and Star Theatres. At the former, we have Douglas Fairbanks probably the most popular of all male screen artists. At the Star, we have Rudolph Valentino who is rapidly coming to…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-12-06
Summary:

(To the Editor, S. C. M. Post) Sir, we consider that 'The Thief of Bagdad,' as appeared on the screen of the Coronet, is a lesson given to many of us that 'happiness must be earned,' but still it has a very deep significance to me. It gives me something of the evolution of…

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Headline: Cinema Prices
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-12-09
Summary:

(To the Editor, S. C. M. Post) The Coronet Theatre, of Hongkong, has recently been showing a film entitled 'The Thief of Bagdad.' The film itself was very good, but may I ask why it is that the public of Hongkong are forced to pay such exorbitant prices at this theatre whenever they…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-12-17
Summary:

For the brief period of two nights only, the Coronet is to show Douglas Fairbanks' 'The Thief of Bagdad.' Circumstances do not permit a longer run, and, as many who saw it on its first showing will want to see it again. In this picture, Douglas Fairbanks is shown in an altogether…