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: 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: 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:

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.

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

Coronet Theatre is going to screen 'Captain Fly-by-Night,' until Saturday. The story was written by Johnston M'Culley [sic] who also wrote the story of 'The Mark of Zorro' which featured Douglas Fairbanks. Mr. M'Culley has made the action scenes of 'Captain Fly…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-10-18
Summary:

The Coronet Theatre is going to screen a Richard Bartholmess [sic] feature entitled 'Tol'able David.' Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-10-19
Summary:

Tolable [sic] David' is the screen version of Joseph Hergesheimer's novel and is closely watched by the critics. Hergesheimer wrote 'Tolable David' while he was living in the mountains of Virginia. The story portrays the real-life conditions of the mountain people and is…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-10-22
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is going to screen 'Tolable David' featuring Richard Bartholmess [sic]. The story originally appeared under Joseph Hergesheimer's signature in the Saturday Evening Post and the author lent his personal services to the production of the film.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-12-04
Summary:

The run of Griffith's 'Orphans of the Storm' featuring Dorothy and Lillian Gish has been extended until Thursday. The film is probably more famous than other big hits like 'Mark of Zorro' and 'Robin Hood' at the 'Little House.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-02-11
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is going to screen 'The Mollycoddle' featuring Douglas Fairbanks. The film is on the order of Mr. Fairbanks' 'Mark of Zorro' and is in the nature of a joyous interlude.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-12-31
Summary:

Queen's Theatre will be screening a First National attraction 'Oliver Twist' starring the child actor Jackie Coogan. The film is produced by Sol Lesser, directed by Frank Lloyd and is presented by a company of celebrities like Lon Chaney, Gladys Brockwell, Lionel Belmore. The film…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-01-02
Summary:

Yesterday, Queen's Theatre screened a First National attraction 'Oliver Twist' featuring Jackie Coogan. The play was Frank Lloyd's adaptation of Charles Dickens' story.

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Headline: Oliver Twist'
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-01-05
Summary:

Queen's Theatre is screening a First National attraction 'Oliver Twist' starring Jackie Coogan. The cast also includes Lon Chaney and Gladys Brockwell. The film is based on Charles Dickens' story of the same name and exhibits one of the finest performances of Jackie Coogan.…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-03-11
Summary:

Coronet Theatre will be screening a First National attraction, 'The Fighting Blade,' featuring Richard Barthelmess, who is famous for his role in 'Tol'able David.' The cast also includes Miss Dorothy Mackaill, Mr. Frederick Burton. The film is full of thrill. Film…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-03-16
Summary:

Last night, Queen's Theatre screened Richard Barthelmess' 'The Bright Shawl.' The film is compared with productions like 'Sonny' and 'Tol'able David.'

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Headline: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-03-16
Summary:

Richard Barthelmess new starring vehicle, First National production, 'The Bright Shawl,' which began an engagement at the Queen's Theatre last night. His two pictures 'Tol'able David' and 'Sonny' are mentioned. Dorothy Gish also starred in 'The Bright…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-05-14
Summary:

The Seventh Day' opened at the Queen's Theatre yesterday. The film is starred by Richard Barthelmess, who had been also starred in 'Tol'able David.' Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-06-05
Summary:

Sonny,' starring Richard Barthelmess, comes to the Queen's Theatre today. Richard Barthelmess' former pictures included 'Broken Blossoms' and 'Tol'able David.' Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-12-07
Summary:

Richard Barthelmess in 'The Bond Boy' has a production that is strongly suggestive of 'Tol'able David.' Plot and production details included.