A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1918-05-01 - 1918-05-01
Summary:

From Apr 30 to May 2, a stirring drama in 4 parts, full of interest and emotion featuring the celebrated French actress Mdlle Vera Sergino [sic], 'A Noble Action'; American Gazette No. 46; 'A Brigand Unwittingly'; 'A Professional Amateur.'

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Headline: The Star
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-08-15 - 1923-08-18
Summary:

Today at 5.30 & 9.15, Don G. Merle, the great society entertainer and magician, and 'The Silver Car.' August 15 Remarks: Photo of Don G. Merle included. August 18 Remarks: Earle Williams in 'The Silver Car.' Tomorrow at 6 & 9.15 p.m., 'Hunting Big Game in Africa…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-10-12 - 1923-10-19
Summary:

On Sunday, October 14th, 'The Prisoner of Zenda' at the Coronet. October 19 Remarks: Last two nights of 'The Prisoner of Zenda.' Sunday only, 'The Kentucky Derby.'

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Headline: Today; Tomorrow
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-10-13 - 1923-10-13
Summary:

The Coronet: Today, 'Captain Fly-by-Night,' and Buster Keaton in 'The Pale Face.' Tomorrow at 6 & 9.15, 'The Prisoner of Zenda.' The Star: Today, 'The Kentucky Derby,' and 'The Skeleton.' Tomorrow at 6 & 9.15, 'The Flirt.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-10-20 - 1923-10-20
Summary:

The Coronet: 'The Prisoner of Zenda.' 'The Kentucky Derby.' The Star: George Arliss in 'Disraeli.' 'My Wild Irish Rose.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-11-19 - 1923-11-20
Summary:

The Coronet: Mon. to Thur. Nov. 19 to 22 at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 & 9.15, Jack Pickford in 'Garrison's Finish,' an United Artists production. The Star: Today and tomorrow at 5.30 and 9.15 p.m., Alice Terry in 'The Prisoner of Zenda.' The Grand: 'Little Lord…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-12-12 - 1923-12-14
Summary:

The Coronet: Today till Sat. at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 & 9.15, Jackie Coogan in 'Trouble,' together with Buster Keaton in 'The Boat' Ilustration included. The Star: Italian Grand Opera tonight at 9.15, 'Mignon.' Tomorrow, farewell performance, 'Traviata.'…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-12-24 - 1923-12-27
Summary:

Today at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 & 9.15 p.m., all the kids in filmland in 'Penrod.' Illustration included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-01-02 - 1924-01-02
Summary:

The Coronet: 'Peg o' My Heart,' tonight at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 & 9.15. The Star: Tonight only at 5.30 & 9.15, 'Penrod.' Tomorrow only, Jackie Codgan [sic] in 'Trouble.' The Grand: Tonight and tomorrow, Catherine Calvert in 'Dead Men Tell No Tales.…

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Headline: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-03-30 - 1925-03-31
Summary:

Monday to Thursday, First National Pictures present Lewis Stone, Wallace Berry, Jane Novak and Robert Gordon in 'The Rosary,' an adaptation of Edward Rose's famous play of the same name. Coming! 'Rupert of Hentzau' the sequel to 'The Prisoner of Zenda.' March…

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Headline: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-04-01 - 1925-04-02
Summary:

Today to Thursday, March 30 to April 2 at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15 p.m., a First National Pictures presents Lewis Stone, Jane Novak, Wallace Beery and Robert Gordon in 'The Rosary,' an adaption of Edward Rose's famous play of the same name. Also Buster Keaton in 'Electric…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-07-16 - 1925-07-16
Summary:

Change of programme daily, today at the Coronet at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, Mildred Harris Chaplin in 'Old Dad.' Today at the Star at 5.30 and 9.15 p.m., all the kids in film-land in Booth Tarkington's 'Penrod.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-07-22 - 1925-07-22
Summary:

Change of programme daily, today at the Coronet at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, Wesley Barry in 'Penrod.' Today at the Star at 5.30 and 9.15 p.m., Constance Talmadge in 'Dangerous Business.'

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Headline: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-07-25 - 1925-07-28
Summary:

Saturday to Tuesday, July 25th to 28th at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15 p.m., Dorothy Dalton in 'The Idol of the North,' a Paramount picture. Next change, Wednesday, 29th July, Earle Williams in 'The Silver Car,' a Vitagraph special.

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Headline: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-07-29 - 1925-07-30
Summary:

Wednesday to Friday, July 29th to 31st at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15 p.m., Earle Williams in 'The Silver Car,' a Vitagraph special. Prices of admission: at 5.15 p.m., $1.20, 80 cents and 40 cents; at 9.15 p.m., $1.50, $1.00 and 60 cents.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-04-30 - 1918-05-02
Summary:

Tuesday 30th, April and Thursday 2nd, May, 'A Noble Action,' a stirring drama in four parts, full of interest and emotion featuring the celebrated French actress, Mdlle Vera Sergine. Also American Gazette No. 46, 'A Brigand Unwittingly,' 'The Professional Amateur,'…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-08-16
Summary:

Star Theatre is set to host Don. G. Merle, society entertainer and magician. Mr. Merle barely uses any apparatus for his illusions and engages the audience with his jokes and commentary. After having a successful show at the Grand Opera House, Calcutta, Mr. Merle promises numerous new tricks in…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-08-17
Summary:

Yesterday, Don G. Merle performed at Star Theatre. Using practically no apparatus, Mr. Merle kept the audience engaged with his jokes and commentary. The film attraction, 'The Silver Car,' featuring Earle Williams, proved a real thriller.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-10-15
Summary:

Last night, Coronet Theatre presented a Metro Pictures production entitled 'The Prisoner of Zenda.' The film was directed by Rux [sic] Ingram.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-10-31
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is screening 'Hearts are Trumps' this week. The film exhibits some spectacular scenes like the one from the Royal Academy and a view of an avalanche. The film features Alice Torry [sic] of 'Prisoner of Zenda' and is directed by Rex Ingram.