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: 1915-03-13
Summary:

One of the local cinematograph theatres has been screening a film founded on a novel by Gabriele D' Annunzio. The manufacturers tend to produce morbidly sensational novels rather than dramatised or photographic representations of recognised plays. When Victor Hugo's 'Les…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-07-31
Summary:

Today, Coronet Theatre is going to screen the famous 1922 Derby which was won by Captain Cuttle. The Theatre will also present two comedies, 'Her Unwilling Husband,' starring Blanche Sweet and 'Now or Never,' starring Harold Lloyd.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-12-27
Summary:

The approaching majority of kinematography may well call for a brief review of the extraordinary growth of the industry since that eventful day in 1893 when at the World's Fair, Chicago, Thomas Edison's kinetoscope was introduced to an amazed public. Facts about the picture industry in…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-05-13
Summary:

The Victoria Theatre is showing a championship boxing bout, Jack Johnson versus Jim Flynn, and other interesting programmes. Also, a picture in 10 parts depicting the loves and labours of the three heroes in Alexander Dumas' famous work 'The Three Musketeers.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-11-25
Summary:

The screening of 'The Three Musketeers' at the Coronet Theatre is postponed and for today only 'Alf's Button,' the British comedy will be shown.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-11-28
Summary:

The screening of 'The Three Musketeers' is postponed at the Coronet Theatre this week. Today and tomorrow, 'The White Rider' is being shown at the Coronet and 'The Fatal Marriage' is promised for Thursday and Friday.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-12-18
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is going to screen the film version of Alexandre Dumas' 'The Three Musketeers' all this week. Featuring Douglas Fairbanks, the story was adapted for the screen by English dramatist, Edward Knoblock. The action-packed film's cast includes a cast of 118 people…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-01-04
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is still screening Douglas Fairbanks' 'His Majesty, the American.' On Sunday, it will be replaced by the Swedish picture 'Thy Soul Shall Bear Witness' which was appreciated by the London Times. On Monday, Coronet Theatre will screen Douglas Fairbanks…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-01-08
Summary:

For three days from today to Wednesday at 9:15 performance, the Coronet Theatre has decided to screen the film version of Dumas' novel 'The Three Musketeers' featuring Douglas Fairbanks. An orchestra of 16 players will provide the musical background. At 2:30 and 7:15 performances…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-04-11
Summary:

Tonight, Coronet Theatre is going to screen a burlesque on Dumas' 'The Three Musketeers' entitled 'The Three Must-Get-Theres.' In his first comedy feature for the United Artists, Max Linder attempts to provide his audience not just with a big laugh but also with state of…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-09-17
Summary:

The film version of Dumas' novel 'The Three Musketeers' is being screened at the Star Theatre with crowded houses.

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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: 1923-10-18
Summary:

The Coronet Theatre is going to screen a Richard Bartholmess [sic] feature entitled 'Tol'able David.' Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-10-19
Summary:

Tolable [sic] David' is the screen version of Joseph Hergesheimer's novel and is closely watched by the critics. Hergesheimer wrote 'Tolable David' while he was living in the mountains of Virginia. The story portrays the real-life conditions of the mountain people and is…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-10-22
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is going to screen 'Tolable David' featuring Richard Bartholmess [sic]. The story originally appeared under Joseph Hergesheimer's signature in the Saturday Evening Post and the author lent his personal services to the production of the film.

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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.

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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: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-02-20
Summary:

Queen's Theatre will be screening the film version of Rafael Sabatini's 'Scaramouche,' tomorrow. This Metro attraction is produced by Rex Ingram. 'Scaramouche' was one of the biggest successes of the author. The film features Alice Terry, Lewis Stone and Ramon…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-02-21
Summary:

Queen's Theatre will be screening the film version of Rafael Sabatini's novel 'Scaramouche.' This Metro attraction is produced by Rex Ingram. The film is compared with Ingram's productions like 'The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse.' The film features Ramon…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-02-24
Summary:

Queen's Theatre is showing 'Scaramouche,' the Rex Ingram production for Metro pictures. The cast of 10,000 is headed by Alice Terry, Lewis Stone and Ramon Novarro, who is famous for his role in 'The Prisoner of Zenda.' The screen adaptation was written by Willis Goldbeck…