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: 1918-01-21
Summary:

This afternoon, at 5.15, the Victoria Theatre has a big attraction, for 'Quo Vadis?' is to be screened. This magnificent picture is in seven parts. For tonight, there is a splendid programme, including the third and fourth episodes of 'The Great Secret,' as well as Pathe…

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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: 1923-11-21
Summary:

World Theatre is screening an all-star Universal picture, entitled 'The Midnight Guest,' featuring Mahlon Hamilton, Clyde Fillmore and Grace Darmond. George Archainbaud directed the film. The story was written by Rupert Julian, the director of 'Merry-Go-Round.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-05-01
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is currently screening 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame' this evening. The story is inspired by Victor Hugo's famous classic 'Notre-Dame de Paris' and presents a vivid picture of Paris in the Middle Ages. One of the wonders of the film is the exhibition of…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-05-03
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is screening the film version of 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame.' Adapted from Victor Hugo's book, the film presents all the tenderness for sorrow and all the sympathy for affliction. The film exhibits the various aspects of Paris in the middle ages.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-05-07
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is screening the film version of Victor Hugo's great romance 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame' which is drawing large audiences. The entertainment is multiplied by the fine music of the Coronet Theatre Orchestra.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-05-09
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is going to screen the film version of Victor Hugo's romance 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame' for the last time this evening.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-05-10
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is screening 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame' exhibiting medieval Paris and 'Ponjola' showing modern South Africa. The former is based on Victor Hugo's romance and the latter is the film version of the recent novel of the same name.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-05-12
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is screening Victor Hugo's romance 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame' which is followed by the screening of the film version of Cynthia Stockley's novel of the same name 'Ponjola.' The film stars Anna Q. Nillson [sic] and captures the author's strong…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-09-22
Summary:

World Theatre is screening 'The Night Message,' today. The film is directed by P. P. Sheehan and is based on one of his own stories. P. P. Sheehan is famous for his success with the Hugo work 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-01-30
Summary:

Commencing today, Queen's Theatre will be screening the new Universal-Jewel production 'Fools' Highway' starring Mary Philbin who is remembered for her role in 'Merry-Go-Round.' The story is adapted from Owen Kildare's famous life-story of the Bowery, 'My…