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: 1924-10-08
Summary:

Without the walrus and the seal, their best sources of food and clothing, existence would cease to be possible with the people depicted in the Coronet's Arctic picture, 'Nanook of the North.' The Eskimos' skill in capturing these ocean animals, weighing from one thousand to…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-05-25
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-05-25
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-08-13
Summary:

The exploit of Amundsen, Peary and other intrepid explorers in the Polar Regions are known to almost all, and now, thank Mr. Robert J. Flattery [sic], it is possible to see the hardships these men of adventure had to endure. It has remained for one man, Mr. Flattery [sic], to bring back to…

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

The Coronet has consented to postpone 'Nanook of the North' and screen 'The Road to London' and 'Saturday Morning' for one more day. 'Saturday Morning,' a two-reel Robin Comedy featuring Sunshine Sammy, is responsible for more laughter than many a comedy…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-08-14
Summary:

In 'Nanook of the North,' the Coronet has secured for the Hongkong cinema-going public a film of more than usual interest. It is a picture of Eskimo life, taken by Mr. Robert J. Flattery [sic], in the Arctic Regions. During the ten years of exploration in the Polar Regions with the Sir…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-08-15
Summary:

Cinema patrons have a wonderful opportunity the remainder of this week to see some of the Coronet's recent successes, which are being screened in place of the new Arctic Regions picture, 'Nanook of the North,' which has unfortunately been delayed in transit. Today, 'In Search…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-08-17
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-08-18
Summary:

Nanook of the North,' the famous Arctic Pathe production, is to be screened at Coronet today. The photoplay introduces two entirely new personalities, Nanook, 'The Bear,' and Nyla, 'The Smiling One.' Nyla is said to have a 'real million dollar smile,' but at…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-08-21
Summary:

Nanook of the North, the big Pathe feature now showing at the Coronet, is in every way a really fine production. It is the first motion picture depicting the actual life of the Eskimo. The picture was made by Robert J. Flattery [sic], engineer and explorer of Sir William MacKenzie's…