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: 1921-11-19 - 1921-11-19
Summary:

The Coronet: Today at 2.30, 5.15 & 9.15, Anita Stewart in 'The Fighting Shepherdess,' Snub Comedy and Topical film. Kowloon Theatre: Tonight at 5.30, Douglas Fairbanks in 'Arizona.' At 9.15, Matheson Lang as 'Mr. Wu' and dancing.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-11-21 - 1921-11-22
Summary:

The Coronet: Today at 2.30, 5.15 & 9.15, Anita Stewart in 'The Fighting Shepherdess,' Snub Comedy and Topical film. Kowloon Theatre: Tonight at 9 p.m. only, Matheson Lang as 'Mr. Wu' and dancing after pictures.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-10-25 - 1922-10-25
Summary:

The Coronet: Thos. H. Ince presents H. B. Walthall in 'False Faces.' Kowloon Theatre: 5.45 & 9.15, Soler Difranco, Rizote, and 'Flame of Life.' 5.45, 80 cents; 9.15, $1.2.

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Headline: Kowloon Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-10-25 - 1922-10-25
Summary:

See the Swedish Biograph's great human drama, 'The Flame of Life' in 7 reels. Also, performance by Madame Soler Difranco and Rizote.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-10-26 - 1922-10-28
Summary:

The Coronet: 'Easy Lynne.' Kowloon Theatre: 5.45 & 9.15, Soler Difranco, Rizote, and 'Flame of Life.' 5.45, 80 cents; 9.15, $1.2.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-11-01 - 1922-11-02
Summary:

The Coronet: At 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 & 9.15, 'The Flame of Life.' Kowloon Theatre: At 5.45 & 9.15 p.m., 'The Woman in Room 13' with Pauline Frederick.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-12-13 - 1922-12-16
Summary:

Thursday to Saturday, 14th to 16th Dec., at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Max Linder in 'Seven Years Bad Luck,' in 5 parts. Also, Round one of 'The Leather Pusher.' December 13 Remarks: At 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., William Russell in 'Challenge of the Law,' 5 parts. December 14-16…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-12-18 - 1922-12-19
Summary:

Mon. 18th & Tue. 19th at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Realart presents 'A Private Scandal' with May McAvoy. At 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., Ruth Clifford & Jack Sherrill in 'The Invisible Ray,' epis. 1 & 2. Usual prices. Booking at the Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-12-20 - 1922-12-22
Summary:

Wednesday to Friday at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., William Fox presents Buck Jones in 'Firebrand Trevison.' At 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., Ruth Clifford & Jack Sherrill in 'The Invisible Ray,' epis. 3 & 4. Usual prices. Booking at the Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-12-27 - 1922-12-30
Summary:

Wed. to Sat., 27th to 30th Dec at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Realart presents Mary Miles Minter in 'Sweet Lavender.' At 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., 'Invisible Ray,' Wed. & Thus. epis. 7 & 8, Fri.-Sun. epis. 9 & 10. Usual prices. Booking at the Theatre. December 30 Remarks: On…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-01-03 - 1923-01-05
Summary:

Wed. to Sat. 3rd to 6th January at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Edith Hallor in 'Just Outside the Door,' and Round Three of 'The Leather Pushers.' Usual prices. Booking at the Theatre. January 3 Remarks: On page 4, another ad. on 'Just Outside the Door' only. Illustration…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-01-06 - 1923-01-09
Summary:

Sat. to Tue. at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Pathe presents 'The Carnival Child.' Usual prices. Booking at the Theatre. January 6 Remarks: Sunday matinee at 6 p.m., Babe Marie Osborn in 'Voice of Destiny.' At 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., The Adventures of Robinson Crusoe,' epis. 1 and 2.…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-01-10 - 1923-01-13
Summary:

Wed. & Sat. 10th & 13th January at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Lew Cody in 'Occasionally Yours,' a Robertson-Cole super-special in 6 parts. At 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., Wed. & Thurs., 'Invisible Ray,' epis. 13, 14 and 15. Fri. to Mon., 'The Adventures of Robinson Crusoe,…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-12-03 - 1923-12-14
Summary:

Teaser ads for the film 'The Flame of Life.' December 3 Remarks: The ads didn't mention the theatre's name, surmised from other ads. December 12 Remarks: It is from Frances Hodgson Burnett's novel, and directed by Hobart Henley who made 'The Flirt.' Film…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-12-12 - 1923-12-15
Summary:

Wed. 12th to Sat. 15th December, Priscilla Dean in 'The Flame of Life,' Universal-Jewl in 7 reels. Admission, 9.15 p.m., $1.3 & 70 cents; 5.15 p.m., 80 & 60 cents. Booking at the Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-01-07 - 1924-01-07
Summary:

The Coronet: Tonight only, Alice Lake and Rudolph Valentino in 'Uncharted Seas,' 'Assorted Heroes,' and Topical film. The Star: Tonight only, Milton Sills in 'Legally Dead.' The Grand: Tonight only, 'The Midnight Guest.'

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Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-12-14 - 1912-12-17
Summary:

Showing drama picture 'A Boy's Love', 'The Shipwrecked Mariner' and comics 'Typist for the Occasion' and 'The Rapid Powder'; Performers: Miss Dolly Swift, Miss Gladys Spencer and The Yinns; 7.15 p.m. pictures only

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-10-25
Summary:

Hongkong Amusement, Ltd. announce the big attractions for the Kowloon people. Kowloon Theatre is going to screen the first Finnish picture of the colony, entitled 'Flame of Life,' a film version of a Finnish novel. The film is produced by the Swedish Biograph Company which also…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-11-01
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is going to screen 'The Fame of Life,' the first Finnish film to be shown in the Colony. The film is the second production of the Swedish Biograph Company, the first one was 'Love's Crucible.' Based on a Finnish novel, the film features Lars Hanson.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-12-28
Summary:

Kowloon Theatre is showing the Swedish film entitled 'Thy Soul Shall Bear Witness.' The film is extraordinarily lauded by London Times. The film promises to be far ahead of its forerunners like 'Love's Crucible' and 'The Flame of Life.'