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: 1925-02-27
Summary:

There's a new screen thrill to be had from Goldwyn's melodramatic thriller, 'A Blind Bargain,' which was seen for the first time in Hongkong at the Queen's Theatre last night. Plot and review included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-02-27
Summary:

Lon Chaney, the star of 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame,' is at his best in the Goldwyn melodrama, 'A Blind Bargain,' which will be the attraction at the Queen's Theatre for four days. Lon Chaney had appeared in 'The Penalty' and 'Ace of Hearts' before.…

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Headline: Mystery Picture
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-03-02
Summary:

Lon Chaney, is remarkable in the Goldwyn melodrama, 'A Blind Bargain,' which is now showing at the Queen's Theatre. Tomorrow a new picture, 'The Invisible Fear,' a First National Attraction will be shown and the other half of the programme will contain Vaudeville acts of…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-06-07
Summary:

Those who missed seeing 'Man-Woman-Marriage' a year ago have another opportunity again in Coronet. It is a production which can compare with films such as 'Intolerance.' The film stars Dorothy Philips.

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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: 1922-06-19
Summary:

Man-Woman-Marriage' is approaching the Coronet for an attraction today. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-06-20
Summary:

Man-Woman-Marriage' was the big picture of the Coronet. The film starred Dorothy Philips and James Kirkwood. Special music by the Coronet Orchestra adds to the pleasure. Film synopsis included. Constance Binney figures in 'Something Different' and a laughable Lehrmann comedy is…

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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…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-09-29
Summary:

Man-Woman-Marriage,' which attracted so much attention in Coronet a few months ago, is now being shown over at Kowloon Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1916-02-21 - 1916-02-21
Summary:

Great race week attractions tonight. Enormous success of The Melbourne Company. All comedy programme including The Sentry Box, the Soldier and the Maid, and the Hongkong Suffragette and Squaints, etc. Also the Keystone film, 'His Sister's Kids,' and a selection of latest cinema…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1916-03-03 - 1916-03-04
Summary:

All comedy picture programme from Friday to Sunday on 3rd, 4th and 5th March. For three nights only. Also 'Great Sale at Rightaways' by The Melbourne Comedy Company. See The Flapper, The Scotch Girl, The Manager, The Secretary and The Customers.

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Headline: Palisade
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1916-09-02 - 1916-09-04
Summary:

(Out-of-door pictures, location near post office, Kowloon) The seventh episode of 'The Black Box' (by Universal) in 2 parts are displayed tonight. Photo of the actor (Herbert Rawlinson) included. Dramas including 'The Single Act' (by the Lubin company) and 'The Vavasour…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-09-02 - 1918-09-03
Summary:

The first and second episodes in the 6 parts of 'The Secret Kingdom' tonight, including various comedies. The last 5 parts of 'The Daughter of the Gods' in matinee and performance at 7:15 p.m. on Wednesday, 4th September.

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Headline: Coronet
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-03-10 - 1919-03-10
Summary:

Tonight, to accompany the first episode of 'Get-Rich-Quick Wallingford,' we have arranged a special comedy programme, featuring Max Linder, Charlie Chaplin, Harold Lloyd. We are also showing the latest war film, bringing events down to November 22nd, 1918. 8,000 feet of first-class…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-04-09 - 1919-04-09
Summary:

Have you seen the all comedy programme at the Coronet yet?

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-04-12 - 1919-04-12
Summary:

Tonight at 4.30 p.m. and 9.15 p.m., Bessie Love and DeWolf Hopper in 'Stranded.' 'Love and a Savage.' 'Walingford' episode 5. British Gazette, No. 498. Today (Saturday), April 12th at 2.15 p.m., special all comedy, children's matinee. Booking at Robinson's…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-04-14 - 1919-04-14
Summary:

Tonight, another fine all comedy programme at the Coronet.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-06-23 - 1919-06-25
Summary:

Tonight, more thrilling episodes of 'Hands Up,' episode 13: 'The Third and Last Warning,' and episode 14: 'The Oracle's Decree.' A beautiful scenic and side splitting Harold Lloyd Comedy. Wednesday matinee, Baby Marie Osborne in 'Cupid by Proxy.'…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-07-12 - 1919-07-12
Summary:

Today at 2.30, 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Antonio Moreno and Edith Storey in 'Aladdin From Broadway.' British Gazette No. 534-535 and Comedy. Sunday, 13th at 9.15 p.m., showing Henrik Ibsen's world-famous play 'Ghosts.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-07-28 - 1919-07-31
Summary:

July 28, 29, 30 and 31, 1919, at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., William S. Hart in 'The Disciple' and two capital comedies. Booking for 9.15 p.m. at Robinson's. July 29-31 Remarks: Tonight at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m. 7.15 p.m. only, the big transatlantic serial in 17 episodes, 'The Bull'…