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: 1923-12-12
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: 1924-04-04
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is going to screen a drama entitled 'Trifling Women' which promises superb acting, staging and filming. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-04-05
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is currently screening 'Trifling Women' which exhibits strong forcible drama and a great climax. Screen players like Ramon Novarro, Barbara La Marr, Lewis Stone and Edward Connelly were involved in making the film.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-04-08
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is screening a Rex Ingram's drama entitled 'Trifling Women' featuring four leading players, one of them being Barbara La Marr. Staging and filming are both worthy of the theme and acting.

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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.

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Headline: The Kid'
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-12-08
Summary:

Following the screening of Charlie Chaplin's 'Behind the Screen,' Star Theatre will be showing 'The Kid' starring Jackie Coogan and Charlie Chaplin. The film is full of 'immediate laughter.' In addition, there is also a new round of 'The Leather Pushers…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-02-06
Summary:

Yesterday, Coronet Theatre screened Rex Ingram's photoplay 'Trifling Women.' Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-02-07
Summary:

Rex Ingram's new work 'Trifling Women' exhibits a remarkable story and features Barbara La Marr and Ramon Novarro in the leading roles. Film synopsis included.