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: 1915-03-13
Summary:

One of the local cinematograph theatres has been screening a film founded on a novel by Gabriele D' Annunzio. The manufacturers tend to produce morbidly sensational novels rather than dramatised or photographic representations of recognised plays. When Victor Hugo's 'Les…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-05-07
Summary:

What would you do if you loved a girl and your mother disliked her? This is the question for you to answer when you see 'The Cabaret Girl' tonight at the Hongkong Theatre. It is a most amusing picture in which Ruth Clifford takes the leading role. And another laughable comedy in two…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-09-24
Summary:

This week's programme at the Hongkong Theatre beings the popular Max Linder on the screen in a comedy of two acts entitled 'Max Comes Cross' [sic] followed by a beautiful war drama 'When Arizona Won,' in which Shorty Hamilton takes the leading role. The programme…

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

At the Hongkong Theatre this afternoon and this evening, is being screened the super-production drama 'Borrowed Clothes' in which Mildred Harris takes the leading role. At the 7.15 performance, the first two episodes of a new serial 'The Screaming Shadow' will be shown. The…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-10-19
Summary:

The programme at the Hongkong Theatre is an attractive one. Harry Carey sustains the leading role in 'The Freeze Out' [sic], a Universal-Jewel production in five parts. A splendid two-act comedy entitled 'Roaring Love Affair' in which Harry Sweet is the principal and the…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-10-26
Summary:

This afternoon, the fine photodrama entitled 'The Sheriff's Son' is being shown at the Hongkong Theatre. Charles Ray is in the leading role. A comedy, with Screen Magazine will also be shown.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-11-12
Summary:

The weekend feature of the programme at the Hongkong Theatre will be the magnificent seven-part drama entitled 'Beware of Strangers.' The popular dramatic star Thomas Lantchi [sic] takes the leading role. There will be interesting screen magazines and comics in addition.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-11-30
Summary:

Desperate Trails,' is showing at the World Theatre. It is a good picture in every respect, with Harry Carey and Irene Rich in the principal roles. Film synopsis included. The Screen Magazine is shown, also a good comedy. At the matinees at 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., two further episodes of '…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-12-07
Summary:

At the Hongkong Theatre, 'The Return of Draw Egan' is being screened. It is a five-reel drama featuring William S. Hart and has been described as one of the most interesting productions. In addition, two excellent comedies, 'Kill or Cure' and 'Mixed Nuts,' together…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-07-31
Summary:

Today, Coronet Theatre is going to screen the famous 1922 Derby which was won by Captain Cuttle. The Theatre will also present two comedies, 'Her Unwilling Husband,' starring Blanche Sweet and 'Now or Never,' starring Harold Lloyd.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-11-25
Summary:

The screening of 'The Three Musketeers' at the Coronet Theatre is postponed and for today only 'Alf's Button,' the British comedy will be shown.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-11-28
Summary:

The screening of 'The Three Musketeers' is postponed at the Coronet Theatre this week. Today and tomorrow, 'The White Rider' is being shown at the Coronet and 'The Fatal Marriage' is promised for Thursday and Friday.

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

Coronet Theatre is going to screen the film version of Alexandre Dumas' 'The Three Musketeers' all this week. Featuring Douglas Fairbanks, the story was adapted for the screen by English dramatist, Edward Knoblock. The action-packed film's cast includes a cast of 118 people…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-01-04
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is still screening Douglas Fairbanks' 'His Majesty, the American.' On Sunday, it will be replaced by the Swedish picture 'Thy Soul Shall Bear Witness' which was appreciated by the London Times. On Monday, Coronet Theatre will screen Douglas Fairbanks…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-01-08
Summary:

For three days from today to Wednesday at 9:15 performance, the Coronet Theatre has decided to screen the film version of Dumas' novel 'The Three Musketeers' featuring Douglas Fairbanks. An orchestra of 16 players will provide the musical background. At 2:30 and 7:15 performances…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-04-11
Summary:

Tonight, Coronet Theatre is going to screen a burlesque on Dumas' 'The Three Musketeers' entitled 'The Three Must-Get-Theres.' In his first comedy feature for the United Artists, Max Linder attempts to provide his audience not just with a big laugh but also with state of…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-08-24
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is going to screen 'The Mark of Zorro' featuring Douglas Fairbanks. The period is that of Mexican California about a hundred years ago. Quality performance from Mr. Fairbanks makes the film an absolute treat to watch. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-08-28
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is currently screening 'The Mark of Zorro' featuring Douglas Fairbanks who plays a dual role in the movie. The film is set in old California when it was under the Mexican government and a colony of Spain. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-09-17
Summary:

The film version of Dumas' novel 'The Three Musketeers' is being screened at the Star Theatre with crowded houses.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-09-17
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is going to re-screen the Fairbanks success 'The Mark of Zorro' for one more day only. On Saturday, 'Robin Hood' with special music will be put on.