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: 1917-08-18 - 1917-08-18
Summary:

Screening of 'The Shielding Shadow' (3rd and 4th episodes), 'Spring Time on the Riviera' (colour), Pathe News; Coming film: Max Linder in 'Max, Victim of the Clutching Hand'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-02-28 - 1919-03-01
Summary:

28th February, 1st and 2nd March at 9.15 p.m., Pathe News No. 28 and 'The Count of Monte Cristo,' final epoch. Matinee Sunday, 2nd March at 6 p.m., 'Mrs. Plum's Pudding' featuring Marie Tempest. Coming, Fredony and Vaudeville Co. Booking at Anderson's.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-12-30 - 1919-12-30
Summary:

Tonight at 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15 p.m., Pathe presents 'An Amateur Orphan,' a Gold Rooster play in 5 parts, featuring Gladys Leslie. Also Pathe News No. 56. Usual prices. Booking at the theatre.

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Headline: The Victoria
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-12-19 - 1919-12-22
Summary:

Tonight at 9.15 p.m., Pathe presents Bryant Washburn in 'All Wrong.' Also Luke's comic and Pathe's News. Today's matinee, 'The Tiger's Trail' episodes 13 and 14. Booking at Anderson's. December 22 Remarks: Today's matinee at 5.15 p.m., Bryant…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-11-17
Summary:

The Come Back,' the principal item in the Coronet Theatre programme, is thoroughly deserving of the crowded houses it is drawing nightly. Harold Lockwood and May Allison have done an excellent work in the leading parts. Film plot included. The programme also includes Harold Lloyd's…

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Headline: Coronet Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-12-16
Summary:

The last chance of seeing Anatole France's great work 'Thais' will be given to patrons of the Coronet Theatre tonight. Some magnificent acting is seen by Mary Garden. Film plot included. Pathe's news pictures are very interesting. Local boxers will be interested in the films…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-04-09
Summary:

Here is a picture that should break all records in attendance. It fairly bristles with good features, the chief one being the star, Geraldine Farrar. 'Shadows' is at the Coronet. In addition to it, there is an interesting Pathe News, showing scenes from London, California and Paris,…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-05-01
Summary:

The Crimson Gardenia' is the most perfect film that the Coronet has yet screened. The musical programme that the Coronet orchestra supplies to accompany it is on the same high level. Owen Moore gives a good account of himself. In addition to it, there is a striking Pathe Newsreel and a…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-16 - 1923-10-16
Summary:

Six million votes were cast in the Sunday Pictorial Film Contest resulting as follows: 1. 'Way Down East,' 475,649 votes; 2. 'Orphans of the Storm,' 447,428 votes; 3. 'The Kid,' 446,216 votes; 4. 'The Four Horsemen,' 436,470 votes; 5. 'Queen of Sheba…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-05-01 - 1924-05-03
Summary:

Rex Ingram presents Rudolph Valentino and Alice Terry in 'The Conquering Power,' a seven-reel Metro screen classic, companion picture to 'The Four Horsemen.' Added attraction: Mura and Koka Shipoff in all-new dances.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-05-26 - 1924-05-27
Summary:

Monday 26th and Tuesday 27th for two days only, Florence Reed in 'Eternal Mother.' Also Pathe News and Felix the Cat Comedy.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-06-26 - 1924-06-26
Summary:

Seldom, very seldom, indeed, we show a picture at the Little House, the Coronet, that was ever a big success at one of our other theatres. But this time, we are making an exception with Rex Ingram's masterful rendering of Balzac's famous story, 'Eugenie of Grandet'; known on…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-06-21 - 1924-06-21
Summary:

Bavu,' a great cast of favourites headed by Estelle Taylor, Forrest Stanley, Sylvia Breamer, Wallace Beery of 'Robin Hood,' Josef Swickard of 'The Four Horsemen' and Martha Mattox.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-06-27 - 1924-06-27
Summary:

Bavu,' Universal-Jewel's most exciting mystery thriller ever made, with a great cast of favourites headed by Estelle Taylor, Forrest Stanley, Sylvia Breamer, Wallace Beery of 'Robin Hood,' Josef Swickard of 'The Four Horsemen' and Martha Mattox.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-12-23 - 1924-12-23
Summary:

Motion picture triumphs have been reached by such magnificent productions as 'The Birth of a Nation,' 'Over the Hill,' 'Humoresque,' 'The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse.' A still greater motion picture accomplishment has now been achieved by Chester…

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

Looking back over all the big spectacular pictures we have shown at the Coronet and not forgetting 'Hearts of the World,' 'My Four Years in Germany,' 'Intolerance,' 'Man-Woman-Marriage,' 'Orphans of the Storm,' 'The Four Horsemen,'…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-02-19 - 1925-02-19
Summary:

You haven't forgotten 'The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse.' You'll never forget, 'Scaramouche.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-03-02 - 1925-04-03
Summary:

Mid-Day Movies. Today's programme: International News, Topical Budget, Gaumont Graphic, Pathe British Gazette, Pathe News and Felix Cartoon. Admission: 40 cents.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-11-08 - 1921-11-10
Summary:

Tonight at 9.15 p.m., Jack Sherrill and Mabel Withee in a rugged drama of human interest, 'Once to Every Man' in 5 parts. Also comedies and Pathe News. Matinees: 5.15 p.m., 'La La Lucille,' a special comedy attraction in 5 parts; 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., Eddie Polo in 'King…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-11-15 - 1921-11-17
Summary:

Tonight at 9.15 p.m., William Fox presents Miriam Cooper in 'Betrayed.' Also Pathe's News and comedies. Booking at Messrs Mehta and Co. (Tel. 951.)