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: 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: 1916-07-13
Summary:

Moving pictures of the funeral of Yuan Shih-kai have been shown in Shanghai.

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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: 1914-05-18
Summary:

The Three Mile Limit' screened at the Bijou is an attractive film. The Gibson girls are as lively and as much appreciated as ever. Further episodes in the fortunes of the one and only 'Max' and of his brother mirth maker, 'Wiffles,' together with the latest one and…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-03-21
Summary:

Coronet Theatre announced the film selection competition result. The result disclosed that 'Way Down East,' 'The Three Musketeers' and 'The Kid.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-04-13
Summary:

A comic caricature of the Fairbanks film version of 'The Three Musketeers' entitled 'The Three Must-Get-Theres' is showing in Coronet This week, which Max Linder takes the bulk of the 'business' upon his capable shoulders.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-04-19
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-05-12
Summary:

Max Linder's comedy 'The Three Must-Get-Theres,' which was shown in Coronet before, is now coming to Star Theatre. It is an amusing burlesque of Douglas Fairbanks' film version of 'The Three Musketeers.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-08-25
Summary:

Who does not remember Douglas Fairbanks' every exploit in 'The Three Musketeers'? Now he comes again in 'The Mark of Zorro,' which will be the attraction at Coronet today.

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Headline: The Star
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-09-17
Summary:

Dumas' novel, 'The Three Musketeers,' is so well-known and widely read to everybody. A crowded house last night showed appreciation of the adventures of D'Artagnan and his three companions, and watched with great interest the foiling of Richelieu's plot to ruin his queen…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-11-10
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-01-09
Summary:

Coronet Theatre conducted a Popular Pictures voting contest with a prize of $50. Among the voting for two hundreds film, the following films were consider as the most popular selections, which included: 'Shoulder Arms,' 'Quo Vadis,' 'My Four Years in Germany,'…