A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-03-12
Summary:

From today until Tuesday next a Paramount picture in five parts, 'Pretty Mrs Smith' featuring Fritzie [sic] Scheff, will be screened at the Hongkong Theatre. Fatty Arbuckle will be seen in a delightful 2-part love comedy. At the 7:15 performance a new serial in fifteen episodes '…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-08-20 - 1921-08-20
Summary:

Wherever moving pictures are shown the name of D. W. Griffith is a name to conjure with! A new Griffith production is a screen event of the first importance. You remember the splendours of 'Intolerance' and that masterpiece, unforgettable 'Hearts of the World,' 'Way Down…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-12-20
Summary:

The other week were published in the North-China Daily News particularly relating to the unaccountably early showing of two Charlie Chaplin features in Shanghai, 'The Kid' last summer and 'The Idle Class' during the present month. It was shown that Ramos Amusements Ltd. had…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-06-16
Summary:

The famous Griffith picture 'Way Down East' was surrendered this month to Mr. George Mooser, representative of the United Artists Corporation. It marked the first victory of the United Artists Corporation in the fight being waged against motion picture film piracy. For background…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-07-13
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is going to screen 'The Romance of Happy Valley,' today. The film is written by Griffith, the same master hand of other films like 'The Birth of a Nation,' 'Intolerance' and 'Way Down East.' Lillian Gish is the lead actress.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-08-04
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-11-01 - 1922-11-02
Summary:

Way Down East' is here!

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-11-02
Summary:

Charlie Chaplin, in the flesh, will be in Hongkong next March, accompanied by Mary Pickford and Douglas Fairbanks. Efforts will also be made to induce D. W. Griffith to join the party. This news was given yesterday by Mr. George Mooser, a well-known play producer and film manager. He is the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-11-02
Summary:

In the motion picture production of 'Way Down East,' David W. Griffith spent ten months to take the scenes. Moreover, the producer has followed closely the original stage drama tale of Lottie Blair Parker and Joseph R. Grismer, and the elaborations occur in the visualising the big…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-11-03 - 1922-11-03
Summary:

Where will 'Way Down East' be shown?

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Headline: Way Down East'
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-11-04 - 1922-11-04
Summary:

The window through which Griffith has looked into the soul of universal woman.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-11-07 - 1922-11-07
Summary:

Way Down East' is coming to the Coronet.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-11-07
Summary:

It has been remarked by many people who have seen 'Way Down East,' D. W. Griffith's most popular picture, that the barn dancing seen in the performance has all the suggestion of the 'real thing.' In turn, Charles F. Bishop is the square dance fiddler presented in the…

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Headline: Way Down East
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-11-08 - 1922-11-22
Summary:

Teaser ads for the film 'Way Down East.' Remarks: The ads didn't mention the theatre's name, surmised from other ads. November 9-11 Remarks: Another ads. say D. W. Griffith presents. Next Week at the Coronet. Illustration included. November 22 Remarks: Your last chance of…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-11-08 - 1922-11-08
Summary:

Advance booking for 'Way Down East' opens today at Moutrie's.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-11-08 - 1922-11-11
Summary:

D. W. Griffith presents 'Way Down East.' Illustration included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-11-09 - 1922-11-10
Summary:

The biggest thrill in motion pictures! One of the many thrilling scenes in D. W. Griffith's 'Way Down East.' Illustration included. November 10 Remarks: Booking at Moutrie's.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-11-10 - 1922-11-10
Summary:

This week is Talmadge week. Tonight till Saturday, we are screening Constance Talmadge in 'Good References.' All next week we shall present 'Way Down East.' Daily at 2.15, 5.30 and 9 p.m. Prices: 2.15 p.m., $1.20 and 90 cents; 5.30 and 9 p.m., $2.00 and $1.00. Special musical…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-11-10
Summary:

Way Down East,' a production of David Wark Griffith based on the old play by Lottie Blair Parker, will come to the Coronet Theatre on Monday. David Wark Griffith is known for 'The Birth of a Nation,' 'Intolerance,' 'Broken Blossoms,' and 'Hearts of the…