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: 1924-05-26 - 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: 1924-07-03 - 1924-07-03
Summary:

Anita Stewart in 'Sowing the Wind,' one of the First National big 5 productions—'Man, Woman, Marriage,' 'The Kid,' 'The Oath,' 'Passion' and 'Sowing the Wind.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-11-06 - 1924-11-08
Summary:

Today at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15 p.m., Charlie Chaplin in 'The Kid,' 6 reels of joy. Also Felix Cartoon, Prizma Colour Film and our own Topical. At usual prices. Illustration included.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-11-03 - 1924-11-03
Summary:

Commencing Wednesday, November 5th for another record-breaking run, Charlie Chaplin and Jackie Coogan in the greatest of all comedies, 'The Kid.' At usual prices.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-11-04 - 1924-11-05
Summary:

Starting tomorrow, Charlie Chaplin in 'The Kid.' Come and see the six funniest reels ever thrown upon a screen. At ordinary prices.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-11-10 - 1924-11-10
Summary:

The Coronet: Today only, Charlie Chaplin in 'The Kid.' The Star: Today only at 5.30 and 9.15 p.m., James Oliver Curwood's 'Flower of the North' in 7 reels.

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

Last time today at 5.30 and 9.15, the colony's biggest amusement bargain, W. S. Hart in 'The Cradle of Courage,' Charlie Chaplin in 'Behind the Screen' and 'The Shadow Graph.' Starting Sunday, final presentation in the colony of the world's greatest comedy…

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

Tonight, there are three big attractions, Charlie Chaplin in 'Behind the Screen,' W. S. Hart in 'The Cradle of Courage,' and 'The Shadow Graph.' Tomorrow's programme includes Charlie Chaplin in 'The Kid,' 'The Leather Pushers' round 23 and…

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Headline: The Star
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-12-08 - 1924-12-08
Summary:

Last time today at 5.30 and 9.15, your last opportunity to see the world's greatest comedy, Charlie Chaplin and Jackie Coogan in 'The Kid.' Also a new round of 'The Leather Pushers.' Extra added feature, Princess Jenny Kira, the Hula Hula Wonder and 'The Shadow…

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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…