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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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-01-05 - 1921-01-08
Summary:

Today, at 2.30, 5.15 & 9.15, Norma Talmadge in 'The Isle of Conquest,' in 6 reels, Topical Budget around the town. Tonight at 7.15, episodes 13, 14 and 15 (final) of 'The Mystery of 13.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-03-18 - 1921-03-21
Summary:

Today at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, Friday to Monday, March 18 to 21, 'The Prince and Betty' featuring William Desmond. Also 'All Dressed Up,' a Snub Comedy, Topical Budget and British Gazette.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-08-12 - 1921-08-16
Summary:

Grand reopening today with a Pathe special, 'A Woman of Pleasure,' featuring Blanche Sweet. Also latest Topical Budget. Come and see our S1000 screen in operation; come and hear the best orchestra in the colony; come to the only British House in Hongkong. August 15 & 16 Remarks:…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-08-24 - 19218-25
Summary:

Today at 2.30, 5.15 and 9.15, for two nights only, 'The Devil's Passkey,' and Topical Budget.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-09-22 - 1921-09-24
Summary:

Thursday 22nd to Saturday 24th September, Gladys Walton in 'All Dolled Up.' ‘Snub' Pollard in 'The Dear Departed.' Also 'Naughty Lions and Wild Men,' Topical Budget and screen magazine.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-09-20 - 1921-09-22
Summary:

Tuesday 20th to Thursday 22nd at 9.15 p.m., William Fox presents Jewel Carmen in 'The Kingdom of Love,' the big New York stage success. Also Topical Budget and Comedies. Matinee programme: 5.15 p.m. Tuesday to Thursday, 'Merchant of Venice [sic]'; 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., '…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-10-11 - 1921-10-14
Summary:

Today at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, William S. Hart in 'Branding Broadway.' Also ‘Snub' Pollard in 'The London Bobby' and Topical Budget No. 521.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-10-15 - 1921-10-18
Summary:

Today at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, 'Lahoma.' Also Topical Budget No. 521 and ‘Snub' Pollard in 'Insulting the Sultan.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-10-27 - 1921-10-29
Summary:

Thursday to Saturday, Madge Kennedy and Tom Moore in 'The Kindom of Youth.' Also vanity fair girl in 'Oh, Promise Me' and Charlie Chaplin in the Topical Budget.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-10-22 - 1921-10-22
Summary:

Start the show. Topical Budget.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-11-03 - 1921-11-03
Summary:

Tonight till Sunday, Anita Stewart in 'Her Kingdom of Dreams.' Also Topical Budget. Suday matinee, 'He Comes Up Smiling.'