A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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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: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-09-14
Summary:

The 5th and 6th episodes of the 'Secret Kingdom' will be screened with Keystone comics at the Hongkong Theatre. On Wednesday, the programme will be a comedy with Charlie Chaplin's 'The Immigrant,' 'Easy Street' and 'Behind the Screen.' Charlie is now…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-06-06
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-07-11
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-05-12
Summary:

Complying with a universal request from Kowloon, kinema goers, Hongkong Amusement Ltd. has decided to put on Max Linder's extremely funny comedy 'The Three Must-Get-Theres' at the Star Theatre just for Sunday. It is an amusing burlesque of the Douglas Fairbanks version of '…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-09-17
Summary:

In accordance with the policy of showing all the best pictures in Kowloon, the 'Three Musketeers' is presented at the Star for the second time today. This film was Fairbanks' masterpiece and adapted from Dumas' novel.

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Headline: Cinema Prices
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-18
Summary:

(To the Editor, S. C. M. Post) It may be quite possible to see an excellent film programme very cheaply in England. But in a place like Hongkong, which will not support many amusement enterprises, there must naturally be a slightly increased price. In a town like this where a picture of the…

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Headline: Cinema Prices
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-19
Summary:

(To the Editor, S. C. M. Post) I feel bound to reply to Unklutch's latest sneer at 'so-called super-productions.' The pictures for which the Coronet increased prices during the past twelve months were: 'Way Down East,' 'The Three Musketeers,' 'Intolerance…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-11-12
Summary:

The Grand, in Wanchai, must be congratulated for their enterprise in presenting what they term an all-comedy bill once every week. The present bill features Max Linder in 'The Three Must Get There's,' an amusing travesty on 'The Three Musketeers.' If this is not…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-06-16
Summary:

The famous Griffith picture 'Way Down East' was surrendered this month to Mr. George Mooser, representative of the United Artists Corporation. It marked the first victory of the United Artists Corporation in the fight being waged against motion picture film piracy. For background…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-11-02
Summary:

Charlie Chaplin, in the flesh, will be in Hongkong next March, accompanied by Mary Pickford and Douglas Fairbanks. Efforts will also be made to induce D. W. Griffith to join the party. This news was given yesterday by Mr. George Mooser, a well-known play producer and film manager. He is the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-11-25
Summary:

The screen version of 'The Three Musketeers,' adapted for the screen by Mr. Edward Knoblock, is being shown at the Coronet Theatre next week. It is noted that Douglas Fairbanks always impresses one as a modern d'Artagnan.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-11-27
Summary:

The film version of 'The Three Musketeers,' adapted from the famous novel by Alexandre Dumas, is being shown at the Coronet Theatre this week. In turn, Douglas Fairbanks was responsible for having the picture made, and he is who plays the part of D'Artagnan. Besides, owing to a…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-11-28
Summary:

The screening of 'The Three Musketeers' is postponed owing to an unfortunate mistake in the despatching of the film. Thus, it is announced by the management of the Coronet, today and tomorrow 'The White Rider' will be shown instead.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-12-18
Summary:

The film version of 'The Three Musketeers,' adapted from the famous novel by Alexandre Dumas, is being shown at the Coronet Theatre all this week. Douglas Fairbanks was responsible for having the picture made. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-12-19
Summary:

Douglas Fairbanks' film version of Dumas' famous novel 'The Three Musketeers' was shown for the first time at the Coronet Theatre yesterday.