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: 1925-03-12
Summary:

Showing again at the Coronet Theatre this evening is the great First National film, 'The Fighting Blade,' a romantic tale of the wars between the Roundheads and the Cavaliers. Cinema-goers who remember 'Tol'able David' will require no further warranty of the excellence…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-03-16
Summary:

Viewing such a motion picture as Richard Barthelmess' new starring vehicle, 'The Bright Shawl,' which began an engagement at the Queen's Theatre last night, one instinctively recalls his previous productions for purposes of comparison. 'Tol'able David' was a…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-05-12
Summary:

Richard Barthelmess in his second starring venture to be distributed by Associated First National Pictures, Inc., 'The Seventh Day,' will be the attraction at the Queen's Theatre tomorrow. The young star has a different role from his part in 'Tol'able David.' Frank…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-05-14
Summary:

The Seventh Day' is good enough entertainment for the seventh day and all the other six. Richard Barthelmess, who won his sensational spurs as a star with 'Tol'able David,' has followed it up with a picture of unusual interest. Its opening at the Queen's Theatre…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-06-05
Summary:

Motion picture fans, who have come to expect the unusual in character delineation from Richard Barthelmess, are said to be in for more splendid entertainment when 'Sonny,' the latest production to be made for Associated First National Pictures, Inc., comes to the Queen's Theatre…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-06-06
Summary:

When 'Broken Blossoms' appeared, we hailed Dick [sic] Barthelmess, the actor. With 'Tol'able David,' we acclaimed a new star. But with 'Sonny,' his latest picture, which opened yesterday at the Queen's, we announce the arrival of an actor of ability in…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-07-13
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-08-24
Summary:

Douglas Fairbanks, the athletic film star, has an attractive part in his new picture, 'The Mark of Zorro' which will be shown in Coronet beginning Saturday. The film is a romance of a hundred years ago. Film synopsis included. Fairbanks shows distinct acting ability in his double role…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-08-25
Summary:

The Mark of Zorro,' Douglas Fairbanks' new picture, may be described as a typical American romantic comedy. The story is high-spirited and happy-hearted. Douglas Fairbanks impersonates a wealthy young Spanish aristocrat. Film synopsis included. Mr. Fairbanks gives us his best bit of…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-08-27
Summary:

The public can be sure of an evening's genuine entertainment at the Coronet anytime during the coming week. The star attraction, Douglas Fairbanks in 'The Mark of Zorro,' is one of the best films seen in Hongkong for many a long day. Mr. Fairbanks gives his admirers something new…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-08-28
Summary:

It is questionable whether any picture ever shown at the Coronet has scored such as distinct success as 'The Mark of Zorro,' Douglas Fairbanks' latest release. Since the picture was first shown on Saturday, crowded houses have been the rule, and expressions of satisfaction have…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-08-29
Summary:

The Mark of Zorro,' Douglas Fairbanks' stellar attraction at the Coronet, continues to draw large houses to the theatre. The presence of Douglas Fairbanks on the screen always makes for happiness; and it is the general opinion that he has never shown to such advantage as in his…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-08-30
Summary:

There now remain only two more nights of 'The Mark of Zorro,' in which Douglas Fairbanks is scoring the hit of his career in Hongkong. There is bound to be something about this photoplay which will suit you. If you like comedy, here it is. If you prefer adventure, you will be pleased.…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-08-31
Summary:

Do not forget that tonight will be the last opportunity of seeing Douglas Fairbanks' masterpiece, 'The Mark of Zorro,' at the Coronet. The great success scored by this picture in Hongkong fully bears out the contention that the public will always pay to see photoplays of the first…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-09-17
Summary:

The Coronet management announces that by special request of numerous patrons, Douglas Fairbanks' successful feature, 'The Mark of Zorro,' will be shown for one day only on Tuesday. 'Wild Honey' will be screened for the last time today, and for Saturday, the spectacular…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-10
Summary:

Johnnie Walker has become the talk of the continent overnight in America. He has chosen an excellent subject for his first starring effort, for 'Captain Fly by Night,' was written by Johnston McCulley, the author 'The Mark of Zorro,' one of Douglas Fairbanks' greatest…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-11
Summary:

Johnnie Walker, the new film star, got away to a flying start in Hongkong in his first big picture 'Captain Fly-by-Night.' The story is laid in the same territory as 'The Mark of Zorro,' and was written by the same author. If anything, the present film contains more exciting…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-12
Summary:

The romantic adventures of Johnnie Walker in 'Captain Fly-by-Night' continue to attract big assemblies to the Coronet. Miss Shannon Day is as pretty and accomplished a film actress as has been seen here. The story is a spirited narration of events in Spanish California of one hundred…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-18
Summary:

Richard Barthelmess in 'Tol'able David' will be the next star offering at the Coronet, after the conclusion of the run of 'The Prisoner of Zenda.' As regards Barthelmess, his work is sufficiently well-known – in Way Down East, etc. Richard Barthelmess, as the youngster…