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: 1915-12-02 - 1915-12-04
Summary:

The thrilling production, 'The Spy' in 3 parts, on Friday, 3rd December. Pathe's gazette included. The comedies including 'Friends of the Family' and John Bunny in 'A Game of Golf.'

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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…

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Headline: Warning
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-07-29 - 1921-07-29
Summary:

Notice is hereby given that the exclusive exhibition rights for China of the Charles Chaplin film called 'The Kid' is the property of the First National Exhibitors Circuit and that these rights have not been sold or leased to any person or firm in China. Proceedings will be taken…

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Headline: Warning
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-08-02 - 1921-08-17
Summary:

Notice is hereby given that the exclusive exhibition rights for China of the Charles Chaplin film called 'The Kid' is the property of the First National Exhibitors Circuit and that these rights have not been sold or leased to any person or firm in China. Proceedings will be taken…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-10-04
Summary:

According to the writer, Mr. Chaplin does not like being called 'Charlie' – that he prefers to be known as Charles. Besides, he is unquestionably the greatest comedian in the world. Recently, the film 'The Kid' should prove that Mr. Chaplin is both a leading international…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-12-12 - 1921-12-16
Summary:

The Coronet will show Charlie Chaplin's 'The Kid.' December 12-14 Remarks: It didn't mention the theatre's name.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-12-12 - 1921-12-12
Summary:

The Kid' is coming!!

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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: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-12-12
Summary:

Reports from the North tell of phenomenal business for the cinemas that have been so fortunate as to secure Charlie Chaplin's wonderful comedy, 'The Kid.' In Shanghai, it crowded the Victoria Theatre for two weeks.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-12-13 - 1921-12-13
Summary:

Charlie Chaplin's greatest picture, 'The Kid.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-12-13
Summary:

One of the last pictures to be shown at the Empire, Tientsin's fine theatre and cinema, before its destruction by fire, was Charlie Chaplin's comedy, 'The Kid.' It is calculated that not only did the entire European and American communities of Tientsin see this wonderful film…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-12-13 - 1921-12-17
Summary:

The Kid.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-12-14 - 1921-12-15
Summary:

What theatre will show 'The Kid'? The Coronet of course.

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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: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-12-16 - 1921-12-16
Summary:

The Kid' is here!

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-12-17 - 1921-12-17
Summary:

The Kid.' Matinee, $1.20 and 60 cents; soiree, $2.00 and $1.00. Plans now open.

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

The Coronet: Today at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 & 9.15, 'The Kid,' and Topical Budget. Kowloon Theatre: Today at 9 p.m., 'Other Men's Shoes' and dancing.

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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: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-12-19 - 1921-12-19
Summary:

Today at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, 'The Kid' and Topical Budget. Kowloon Theatre, today at 9 p.m., 'Help Wanted - Male' and 'The Laundry.' Also dancing. Best floor in the colony.

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

The Coronet: Today at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 & 9.15, 'The Kid,' and Topical Budget. Kowloon Theatre: Today at 9 p.m., Special Dance. Tickets $2 each.