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: 1921-12-12
Summary:

Phenomenal business has been experienced by Northern cinemas fortunate enough to secure Charlie Chaplin's wonderful comedy, 'The Kid,' according to reports received locally. In Shanghai, it crowded the Victoria Theatre for two weeks at $2 per seat, and after a further four nights…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-12-14
Summary:

The most noteworthy feature of Charlie Chaplin's masterpiece 'The Kid' after the acting of the great comedian himself is the wonderful performance of the boy actor Jackie Coogan.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-12-19
Summary:

Charlie Chaplin's masterpiece 'The Kid' comes to the Coronet Theatre this evening. This wonderful comedy has everywhere been proclaimed the great comedian's finest picture, even better than 'Shoulder Arms.' Jackie Coogan has been acclaimed the cleverest child actor…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-12-20
Summary:

Charlie Chaplin's new production, 'The Kid,' featuring Jackie Coogan, has already established a reputation for itself in Hongkong. It was shown to crowded houses – not a seat vacant for the first time yesterday. Film review included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-12-28
Summary:

Few there were who, before they saw Charlie Chaplin in 'The Kid,' ever imagined that the whimsical little comedian was capable of such pathos. Just such another surprise is provided by Nazimova in 'The Brat,' the remarkably fine picture which the coronet management have…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-12-31
Summary:

Aptly is Nazimova, the Russian star who takes the chief part in 'The Brat,' the wonderful picture which the Coronet management are screening tonight and during the New Year holidays. It is clearly the same Nazimova that lifted 'Revelation' and 'The Red Lantern'…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-01-12
Summary:

Charlie Chaplin's wonderful comedy 'The Kid' ingeniously clever, irresistibly humorous, comes to the Coronet Theatre again this evening.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-02-04
Summary:

For the last time, Coronet Theatre will screen 'The Kid' featuring Charlie Chaplin, this evening.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-06-24
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is going to screen three comedies this week, starting from Monday. The first comedy will be Charlie Chaplin's two-part comedy 'Pay Day.' Film synopsis included. The other two comedies are Harold Lloyd's 'Never Weaken' and Larry Semon's '…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-08-05
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is screening 'Peck's Bad Boy' featuring Jackie Coogan who made a successful appearance in 'The Kid' with Charlie Chaplin.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-06-16
Summary:

From tomorrow onwards, Star Theatre is going to screen 'Smilin' Through' featuring Norma Talmadge. The film is a screen version of an American stage play.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-12-12
Summary:

Next week, Coronet Theatre will be screening a First Nation [sic] attraction entitled 'Trouble' featuring Jackie Coogan and Queenie. The duo was also featured in 'Peck's Bad Boy.' The play has been compared to 'The Kid.' Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-01-03
Summary:

Today, Star Theatre will be screening 'Trouble' featuring Jackie Coogan who became famous in 'The Kid' with Chaplin. Little Jackie is the big man of the picture.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-01-23
Summary:

This week, Coronet Theatre is screening a melodrama mixed with humour 'Quincy Adams Sawyer.' Griffith's 'One Exciting Night' is scheduled to follow.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-01-24
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is going to screen 'Quincy Adams Sawyer' for the last time today. The next attraction is D. W. Griffith's 'One Exciting Night' featuring Carol Dempster.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-01-28
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is going to screen Griffith's 'One Exciting Night' for two more nights.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-01-30
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is going to screen 'One Exciting Night' today and tomorrow. 'Thorns and Orange Blossoms' featuring Estelle Taylor, is scheduled to follow.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-02-18
Summary:

Star Theatre will be screening a film described as second 'Miracle Man' entitled 'The Faith Healer' featuring Milton Sills who is quite famous among professional cinema people. Griffith's 'One Exciting Night' is scheduled to follow tomorrow.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-11-04
Summary:

World Theatre will be screening 'Behind the Curtain' for the last time today. Mary Pickford's 'Mary Ain't Guilty' commences its run tomorrow. 'Kean' continues until Thursday at the 2:30 and 7:15 shows. Queen's Theatre, on the other hand, is screening…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-11-07
Summary:

The Kid' is being shown at the Coronet until Monday. Tuesday will inaugurate the Coronet's great British film week.