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: 1919-12-22
Summary:

The popularity of cinemas will be enhanced this festive week and the management of the Coronet Theatre, ever cognizant of the needs of the public, have led the way with an arrangement for a number of super productions which, cramped into the span of a week's screening, will provide…

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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: 1924-11-04
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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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-03-21
Summary:

Coronet Theatre announced the film selection competition result. The result disclosed that 'Way Down East,' 'The Three Musketeers' and 'The Kid.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-12-15
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-01-09
Summary:

Coronet Theatre conducted a Popular Pictures voting contest with a prize of $50. Among the voting for two hundreds film, the following films were consider as the most popular selections, which included: 'Shoulder Arms,' 'Quo Vadis,' 'My Four Years in Germany,'…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-11-03
Summary:

Lionel Barrymore's name has been sufficient to draw great crowds to see him in 'The Face in the Fog.' Barrymore thrilled all who saw him in 'The Enemies of Women.' Commencing Wednesday, Charlie Chaplin and his discovery, Jackie Coogan, will be shown in 'The Kid.…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-11-05
Summary:

The Kid' starring Charlie Chaplin and Jackie Coogan, is showing in Coronet. Full review with production summary included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-11-06
Summary:

The Kid' is now showing in Coronet. Jackie Coogan, the boy of eight has yet arrived England, chronicled in the press, for how he attracted the attention of Charlie Chaplin and development of his acting career. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-01-11
Summary:

Fair and Warmer,' starring May Allison, continues to delight Coronet Theatre patrons. On Thursday and Friday, Charlie Chaplin's masterpiece 'The Kid' will be shown for two nights.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-06-24
Summary:

After providing the screening 'Man-Woman-Marriage,' Coronet is striking out in an entirely different direction, which includes 'Pay Day' from Charlie Chaplin. Film plot included; Harold Lloyd and Larry Semon in 'Never Weaken' and 'Between the Scenes.' The…