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: 1918-09-14
Summary:

The 5th and 6th episodes of the 'Secret Kingdom' will be screened with Keystone comics at the Hongkong Theatre. On Wednesday, the programme will be a comedy with Charlie Chaplin's 'The Immigrant,' 'Easy Street' and 'Behind the Screen.' Charlie is now…

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

The Face in the Fog,' has not belied its title, and the story of a crook whose change into a peaceful citizen, and back again to his former life when the circumstances demand it, has appealed to the crowds who make the Coronet their favourite weekend engagement. Lionel Barrymore, who plays…

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

The Kid' is now showing at the Coronet. In this film, Charlie broke from his old farces and gave full scope to his powers of expressing pathos. Jackie Coogan was worthy to work with the celebrated film genius. The five-year-old boy was a miniature Charlie Chaplin. Film synopsis included.…

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

Jackie Coogan, who is showing what a 'Kid' he is at the Coronet, visited the Stoll studios at Cricklewood when he was in England and was shown around. Two films were taken of him, one as a character from one of P. G. Wodehouse's stories. At the time of his visit, a big ballroom…

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

Following on Charlie Chaplin in 'Behind the Screen,' the Star Theatre is featuring Chaplin in perhaps his greatest picture – a picture made famous in that it shows Jackie Coogan, who was one of Charlie's 'discoveries.' 'The Kid' has a human element in it, but…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-08-19
Summary:

We have been hearing a great deal lately of the weakening of British prestige in the Far East through our official failure to understand the worldwide importance of cinemas. There are 22 cinemas in Korea and 16 in Manchuria. They appeal only to Koreans, who like American pictures. In Shanghai,…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-08-17
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Headline: Cinema Prices
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-18
Summary:

(To the Editor, S. C. M. Post) It may be quite possible to see an excellent film programme very cheaply in England. But in a place like Hongkong, which will not support many amusement enterprises, there must naturally be a slightly increased price. In a town like this where a picture of the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-19
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Headline: Jackie Scores
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-12-28
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-12-28
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-06-16
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-06-24
Summary:

Three comedies will comprise a week's programme of the Coronet Theatre. One, Charlie Chaplin's 'Pay Day.' Two, Harold Lloyd's 'Never Weaken.' Three, Larry Semon's 'Between the Scenes.' [sic] As indicated this all-comedy programme begins on Monday…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-06-26
Summary:

Charlie Chaplin's 'Pay Day' is being shown at the Coronet Theatre this week beginning today. Supporting the Chaplin picture are two other comedies, Harold Lloyd's 'Never Weaken' and Larry Semon's 'Between the Scenes.' [sic] Prices next week will be as…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-06-27
Summary:

Charlie Chaplin's 'Pay Day' was shown at the Coronet Theatre yesterday. Two other comedies are included in the programme as well, they are Harold Lloyd's 'Never Weaken' and Larry Semon's 'Between the Scenes.' Prices are as for 'The Kid.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-06-30
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-08-04
Summary:

Jackie Coogan, the lovable little chap in 'The Kid' together with Charlie Chaplin, reappears at the Coronet Theatre today in his second big picture 'Peck's Bad Boy.' It is noted that 'Peck's Bad Boy' is written by Mr. Irvin S. Cobb. Film synopsis included…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-08-05
Summary:

Peck's Bad Boy,' starring Jackie Coogan, is now the attraction at the Coronet Theatre. It is observed that many giggles are added to the film by the ingenious titles which Mr. Irvin S. Cobb has written skillfully. Besides, it is noted that Jackie Coogan is first known by the audience…