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: 1918-09-14
Summary:

The 5th and 6th episodes of the 'Secret Kingdom' will be screened with Keystone comics at the Hongkong Theatre. On Wednesday, the programme will be a comedy with Charlie Chaplin's 'The Immigrant,' 'Easy Street' and 'Behind the Screen.' Charlie is now…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-06-06
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-06-13
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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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Headline: Do You Know?
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-06-27
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-06-28
Summary:

Captain [sic] acting and sympathetic treatment of the respective parts seemed to be the keynote of what was shown by the stars in 'Mothers-in-Law' which opened at the Queen's Theatre last night. This Gasnier served a double purpose. Firstly, there were members of the audience who…

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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: 1924-07-17
Summary:

Priscilla Dean, famous in the cinema world for her acting in 'The Flame of Life,' plays the role of a beautiful queen of the underworld in a Universal picture styled 'White Tiger,' which opened at the Queen's Theatre last night and will be shown till Saturday night.…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-07-18
Summary:

Just what an 'automatic chess player' is will be explained to those who, as yet, have not availed themselves of the opportunity to see the Universal screen classic, 'The White Tiger,' which will be presented at the Queen Theatre. Priscilla Dean is the star and local cinema…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-10-25
Summary:

12 capacity weeks on Broadway were not enough to take care of the crowds eager to see the sensational super photoplay, 'Enemies of Women,' and arrangements were made to continue the run indefinitely at the Cameo Theatre. The crowds were thrilled and entertained by the many beautiful…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-12-01
Summary:

Cinema patrons have nothing to grumble at the fare recently, and now, provided for them, particularly at the Coronet and Star Theatres. At the former, we have Douglas Fairbanks probably the most popular of all male screen artists. At the Star, we have Rudolph Valentino who is rapidly coming to…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-12-06
Summary:

From star to star with pleasurable frequency sums up the motto of the Coronet Theatre. One day Douglas Fairbanks in a story that will never be forgotten. Rudolph Valentino first burst into prominence in 'The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse,' and now, in another story by the same author…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-02-05
Summary:

There is always curiosity to know what a new picture is like and with a producer like Rex Ingram, the curiosity is heightened. 'Trifling Women' which is to be screened at the Coronet today for the first time, is by the man who made 'The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse' and…

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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: 1925-02-21
Summary:

Scaramouche,' a Rex Ingram production for Metro Picture Corporation, adapted from Rafael Sabatini's novel of the same name, comes to the Queen's Theatre for an extended visit. Ingram has surpassed his production of 'The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse' with this picture…

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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: 1923-05-15
Summary:

Including a party from Government House, well over two thousand people have seen the film version of 'The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse' which the Coronet management is screening. And of this number, there can have been few for whom it was not a revelation in motion picture…