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: 1925-02-05
Summary:

There is always curiosity to know what a new picture is like and with a producer like Rex Ingram, the curiosity is heightened. 'Trifling Women' which is to be screened at the Coronet today for the first time, is by the man who made 'The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse' and…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-02-20
Summary:

Rafael Sabatini, the author of 'Scaramouche,' which in its screen form, as produced by Rex Ingram for Metro, opens at the Queen's Theatre tomorrow. When 'Scaramouche' was published in 1921, critics who declared the historical novel could not come back were forced to…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-02-21
Summary:

Scaramouche,' a Rex Ingram production for Metro Picture Corporation, adapted from Rafael Sabatini's novel of the same name, comes to the Queen's Theatre for an extended visit. Ingram has surpassed his production of 'The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse' with this picture…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-02-24
Summary:

A boon for the movies is 'Scaramouche,' the big Rex Ingram production for Metro, which is showing at the Queen's Theatre. The cast of 10,000 is headed by Ramon Novarro, Alice Terry and Lewis Stone, the triumvirate of Ingram's earlier film, 'The Prisoner of Zenda,'…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-02-26
Summary:

Scaramouch,' Rex Ingram's photoplay for Metro, which was adapted to the screen from Rafael Sabatini's novel, will finish its engagement at the Queen's Theatre today. This example of the new development in photoplay must be seen to be appreciated. The picture is the most…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-04-02
Summary:

Is there anyone who did not read and enjoy Sir Anthony Hope's 'Prisoner of Zenda' and its sequel 'Rupert of Hentzau?' The 'Prisoner of Zenda,' a Metro production, had a successful run last year, and it is prophesied that the Selznick Distributing Corporation…

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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: 1923-10-15
Summary:

Mr. Anthony Hope may rightly be called the creator of the country of Ruritania, about which so many romances and plays are written nowadays. 'The Prisoner of Zenda' is so well-known to the general public that it is a matter of general interest to see how the film version compares with…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-17
Summary:

Anthony Hope's famous romance, 'The Prisoner of Zenda,' as adapted for the screen, continues to draw large houses to the Coronet. Admirers of the book will be pleased to hear that the picture has not been changed out of all likeness to the original. The Coronet is to be commended…