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: 1924-06-26
Summary:

Balzac's wonderful story, 'Eugenie Grandet,' comes to the Coronet Theatre this evening under the title of 'The Conquering Power.' Film synopsis included. 'Eugenie Grandet' was written in the full vigour of Balzac's genius, and it is only fitting that the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-06-28
Summary:

Saturday is always a special occasion for cinema-goers and it is fitting therefore that today the Coronet Theatre should be showing a special feature attraction. This is 'The Conquering Power,' the film version of Balzac's novel, 'Eugenie Grandet.' Made by the producer…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-02-09
Summary:

Turn to the Right,' popular comedy-drama of the stage, has been transferred to the screen and will be seen today at the Queen's Theatre. As a stage play, 'Turn to the Right' made a fortune for John Golden, who presented it and for the authors, Winchell Smith and John E.…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-02-10
Summary:

All that heartthrob and delightful comedy which made the play, 'Turn to the Right,' one of the most popular offerings of the stage has been preserved in the screen version which yesterday began a four days' run at the Queen's Theatre. John Golden's stage success by…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-02-11
Summary:

John Golden's presentation of 'Turn to the Right,' by Winchell Smith and John E. Hazzard, has been transferred to the screen. Its celluloid version is presented by John Golden and Marcus Loew and is showing at the Queen's Theatre. It is a Rex Ingram production distributed by…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-04-17
Summary:

Camille,' the Nazimova production which will be shown today at the Queen's Theatre, has been modernized for the screen in an adaptation by June Mathis, who wrote the continuity for the Rex Ingram production for Metro of 'The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse' and 'The…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-04-18
Summary:

It is obvious why Nazimova is called 'the incomparable.' This brilliant actress' performance in 'Camille,' shown yesterday at the Queen's Theatre, evinces such a mastery of technique and emotional quality. In 'Camille,' Nazimova has done for the silver…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-05-01
Summary:

Not to be outdone by the other cinema houses which are showing big films this week, the Star Theatre, catering specially for Kowloon residents, offers a very big picture this evening. 'The Conquering Power' is its name, and when the fact has been told that it was made by the same…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-05-03
Summary:

Kowloon residents who have not seen this week's notable Star Theatre programme are reminded that they have their last opportunity tonight when Miss Mura Shipoff and her brother Koka Shipoff will make their final appearance and the movie play 'The Conquering Power' will be screened…