A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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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: 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: 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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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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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: 1923-11-19
Summary:

Today and tomorrow, Star Theatre will be screening the screen version of Anthony Hope's novel 'Prisoner of Zenda.' The Rex Ingram directed film features Alice Terry. On Wednesday, the theatre will be screening 'Dr. Jack' featuring Harold Lloyd.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-08-17
Summary:

Don G. Merie, the illusionist, opened his season at the Star Theatre yesterday. Also with film attraction, 'The Silver Car,' starred by Earle Williams in the lead.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-11-17
Summary:

Salome' will be shown at the Star for one day. Other big features being booked to follow including 'The Prisoner of Zenda,' 'Dr. Jack' and 'Dead Game.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-11-19
Summary:

The Prisoner of Zenda' is based on Anthony Hope's novel, which will be screened at the Star tonight. The film is made by Rex Ingram, starring Alice Terry. On Wednesday, the attraction will be Harold Lloyd's 'Dr. Jack.'

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Headline: Today; Tomorrow
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-13 - 1923-10-13
Summary:

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

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-20 - 1923-10-20
Summary:

Tonight for the last time, the Coronet shows Rex Ingram's superb presentation of Anthony Hope's masterpiece, 'The Prisoner of Zenda.' '$2 in Shanghai, $1 here,' and the Star shows George Arliss in 'Disraeli.' Tomorrow the Coronet has Reginald Denny in…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-20 - 1923-10-20
Summary:

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

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-11-19 - 1923-11-20
Summary:

At the Coronet: Showing Monday to Thursday, November 19 to 22 at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, Jack Pickford in 'Garrison's Finish,' a United Artists production. Anniversary week at the Star: Today and tomorrow at 5.30 and 9.15 p.m., Alice Terry in 'The Prisoner of Zenda.'…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-11-16 - 1923-11-17
Summary:

The management of the Star Theatre beg to announce a carnival of big pictures for their grand anniversary week. Commencing Sunday, November 18, they will show a film each from the four big producers, United Artists, Metro, Pathe and Universal. They will increase their orchestra to twelve…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-12-25 - 1923-12-27
Summary:

There is always a good show at the Coronet: Today at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15 p.m., all the kids in filmland in 'Penrod.' A Xmas carol at the Star: Charles Olive supported by a talented boys' choir in 'Scrooge,' Jack Pickford in 'Bill Apperson's Boy' and…