A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Headline: Victoria
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-01-31
Summary:

In point of plot and of acting 'The Sin of Jean Perlot' is one of the greatest successes Messrs Pathe have achieved. Other items include Pathe's British Gazette, the French Troops in Alsace, some comics and an American drama entitled 'The Heart of Maggie Malone.'…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-03-31
Summary:

There was a packed house at the Victoria Theatre last night and a most interesting programme was gone through, including Pathe's British and American Gazette, 'Despised' (a two-part play), 'The Star Boarder' (introducing Charlie Chaplin), 'The Great War' , and…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-05-30
Summary:

An excellent new programme was put on at the Victoria Theatre last evening, which included Pathe's British Gazette and 'The High Hand,' a six-part film dealing with American labour and political questions.

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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: 1922-10-25
Summary:

Hongkong Amusement, Ltd. announce the big attractions for the Kowloon people. Kowloon Theatre is going to screen the first Finnish picture of the colony, entitled 'Flame of Life,' a film version of a Finnish novel. The film is produced by the Swedish Biograph Company which also…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-11-01
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is going to screen 'The Fame of Life,' the first Finnish film to be shown in the Colony. The film is the second production of the Swedish Biograph Company, the first one was 'Love's Crucible.' Based on a Finnish novel, the film features Lars Hanson.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-12-28
Summary:

Kowloon Theatre is showing the Swedish film entitled 'Thy Soul Shall Bear Witness.' The film is extraordinarily lauded by London Times. The film promises to be far ahead of its forerunners like 'Love's Crucible' and 'The Flame of Life.'

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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: 1923-12-04
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: 1923-12-12
Summary:

Today, World Theatre will be screening the Universal-Jewel production entitled 'The Flame of Life.' The film was directed by Hobart Henley. The ranch at Universal City together with leased acreage in the San Fernando Valley was tunnelled and bored for shafts and underground passages…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-12-13
Summary:

Last night, World Theatre screened a Hobart Henley Universal-Jewel production entitled 'The Flame of Life' featuring Priscilla Dean who presented a portrayal great in its very simplicity. The story is not a conventional one. It is quite human and complete.

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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: 1924-09-01
Summary:

World Theatre will be screening a Universal super-Jewel production 'A Lady of Quality' starring Hobart Henley, from next Wednesday. Hobart Henley is famous for his directing films like 'The Flame of Life' and 'The Flirt.'