A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-10-23
Summary:

Queen's Theatre provides three items in the current programme: Performance from Tod Sanborn; feature film 'The Teaser'; The Gaumont Graphic's of the scenes depicted being the Funeral of King Edward and the Coronation of King George.

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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: 1923-04-19
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-05-26
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Headline: Close-ups
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-06-16
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-08-11
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-12-01
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-12-08
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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: 1924-01-05
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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: 1924-02-23
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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: 1924-12-08
Summary:

Following on Charlie Chaplin in 'Behind the Screen,' the Star Theatre is featuring Chaplin's 'The Kid,' with the 'discoveries' of Charlies, Jack Coogan. In addition, there is also a new round of what is called 'The Leather Pushers.' Film plot included…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1912-09-24
Summary:

The Bijou Scenic Theatre reopened last night with several improvements, with an enlarged stage and extension of the breadth of hall. The pictures shown were up to the usual high Bijou standard and all were quite new to the City. They included a beautiful coloured film and the Gaumont Graphic, a…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1913-05-13
Summary:

A very attractive holiday programme was submitted to large audiences at the Bijou Scenic Theatre last night. The 'Nick Winter' and comic films were well chosen. The 'Pathe Gazette' and 'Gaumont Graphic' are showing the latest happenings on the Home continent.…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-07-19
Summary:

Hongkong Theatre will screen tomorrow (Saturday) the 5th and 6th episode of the beautiful serial film 'The Strange Case of Mary Page.' Sydney Chaplin will appear in the comedy the 'Hushing Scandal' in two parts, together with the Gaumont Graphic as last in the programme.…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-05-16
Summary:

A speaking cinema film is said to have been invented at last. It was reported that a Swedish engineer, M. Sven [sic] Berglund, has invented a speaking film which ensures simultaneous production of sound and picture. Professor Arrhenius, the famous scientist and Nobel prize-winner, declares that…