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: 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: 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: 1897-04-29
Summary:

The Cinematograph exhibition at the City Hall has 'caught on' famously and the audiences are delighted with the wonderful display of art and science. Exhibitions are given daily and nightly in St. George's Hall.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1897-05-01
Summary:

The exhibitions of the Cinematograph at the City Hall were today witnessed by about 500 children from the Queen's College. Mr. W. Muskett gave a very lucid and graphic explanation of the pictures, while Professor Charvet has introduced a number of admirable pictures showing Corbett-Mitchell…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1897-05-04
Summary:

The Cinematograph continues to draw large attendances daily and nightly at St. Andrew's Hall. Mr. W. Muskett's lucid and interesting 'lecture' enhanced the pleasure of young people. Professor Charvet will shortly introduce an entirely new set of pictures.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1897-10-14
Summary:

An up-to-date Cinematograph is to open at the City Hall next Saturday night. The pictures will include views of the Jubilee Celebrations in London and interesting scenes from all parts of the world. Seats can be reserved at W. Robinson & Co's Music Rooms.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1897-10-21
Summary:

Messrs Johnson and Charvet repeated their exhibition of the Cinematograph at the Theatre Royal last night. The screened film includes 70 distinct photographs; The Spanish dance 'Bolero'; The Jubilee procession passing Green Park; the most comical and laughter provoking picture 'A…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1898-04-01
Summary:

Theatre Royal welcome London Conjurer Mr. Carl Hertz provide his remarkable and magical entertainment. In addition, the cinematograph pictures were all new and many were repeated in deference to loud demands. The coloured scenes by their fidelity to nature materially enhanced the effect.

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Headline: Carl Hertz
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1898-04-05
Summary:

Carl Hertz, with talented Mdlle. D'Alton, continues to attract large audiences at Theatre Royal by their tricks and illusions. A series of pictures were also shown by Cinematograph.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1898-04-06
Summary:

At Theatre Royal, Mr. Carl Hertz, assisted by Mdlle. D' Alton, will present their first complete change of programme. In the cinematograph a complete series of fresh and startling subjects will be shown.

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Headline: Carl Hertz
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1898-04-07
Summary:

Last night Carl Hertz with D'Alton, repeated their performance at the Theatre Royal. The 'Original and Only Genuine Cinematographe,' was thoroughly appreciated.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1898-04-11
Summary:

A full house greeted Mr. Carl Hertz at Theatre Royal on Saturday, with D'Alton sang two songs. The Cinematograph was again exhibited with a new series of pictures, many of which are very effective.

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Headline: Carl Hertz
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1898-04-12
Summary:

Carl Hertz and D'Alton continue their performance in Theatre Royal. The Cinematograph was in good order and several views had to be repeated, notably Persimmon's win of the Derby, the London Fire Brigade's turn out, the Turkish warship in action and the Greece-Turkish war episode…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1898-04-16
Summary:

The farewell performance of Carl Hertz and D'Alton takes place at the Theatre Royal. The Cinematographe views of the Jubilee display in London was included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1898-07-20
Summary:

An exhibition of Lumiere's Cinematographe will be given at 9 o'clock this evening in the matshed (open-air theatre) erected for the purpose near Pedder's Wharf.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1898-07-21
Summary:

Lumiere's Cinematographe was exhibited in Hongkong for the first time in a matshed (open-air theatre) specially erected for the purpose near Pedder's Wharf. There was a large and appreciative audience and the various items of the programme were loudly applauded. Scenes from the Paris…