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: 1925-03-12
Summary:

Showing again at the Coronet Theatre this evening is the great First National film, 'The Fighting Blade,' a romantic tale of the wars between the Roundheads and the Cavaliers. Cinema-goers who remember 'Tol'able David' will require no further warranty of the excellence…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-03-16
Summary:

Viewing such a motion picture as Richard Barthelmess' new starring vehicle, 'The Bright Shawl,' which began an engagement at the Queen's Theatre last night, one instinctively recalls his previous productions for purposes of comparison. 'Tol'able David' was a…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-05-12
Summary:

Richard Barthelmess in his second starring venture to be distributed by Associated First National Pictures, Inc., 'The Seventh Day,' will be the attraction at the Queen's Theatre tomorrow. The young star has a different role from his part in 'Tol'able David.' Frank…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-05-14
Summary:

The Seventh Day' is good enough entertainment for the seventh day and all the other six. Richard Barthelmess, who won his sensational spurs as a star with 'Tol'able David,' has followed it up with a picture of unusual interest. Its opening at the Queen's Theatre…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-06-05
Summary:

Motion picture fans, who have come to expect the unusual in character delineation from Richard Barthelmess, are said to be in for more splendid entertainment when 'Sonny,' the latest production to be made for Associated First National Pictures, Inc., comes to the Queen's Theatre…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-06-06
Summary:

When 'Broken Blossoms' appeared, we hailed Dick [sic] Barthelmess, the actor. With 'Tol'able David,' we acclaimed a new star. But with 'Sonny,' his latest picture, which opened yesterday at the Queen's, we announce the arrival of an actor of ability in…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-07-13
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-18
Summary:

Richard Barthelmess in 'Tol'able David' will be the next star offering at the Coronet, after the conclusion of the run of 'The Prisoner of Zenda.' As regards Barthelmess, his work is sufficiently well-known – in Way Down East, etc. Richard Barthelmess, as the youngster…

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

With such authors as Joseph Hergesheimer, Conrad, Ibanez and Kipling at the service of film producers nowadays, the general level of pictures is being raised appreciably. In 'Tol'able David,' Mr. Hergesheimer's first effort for the screen, the public is provided with a…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-22
Summary:

Richard Barthelmess, in Hergesheimer's famous story of the Virginia mountains, should prove a strong attraction at the Coronet tonight. The star is well-known and the author is considered one of the greatest of the day. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-23
Summary:

The visitor to 'Tol'able David,' the Barthelmess film showing at the Coronet, comes away with the pleasant impression of having seen, at last, a picture which, without being extravagantly unreal, contains many truly dramatic scenes. Hergesheimer's gripping story has received…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-24
Summary:

Tol'able David,' now at the Coronet, will appeal especially to those whose cry as 'Better and Brighter Pictures.' Adapted from a story by a noted author, and superbly played Richard Barthelmess and a strong cast, this film has received glowing notices wherever it has been…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-25
Summary:

It is unfortunate that a picture of such merit as 'Tol'able David' has been given a title, which although familiar enough in America, is not so readily comprehensible in an English colony. The drawing power of a name is a real thing, and it is hoped that an unfortunate title will…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-26
Summary:

It is hard to do justice to the vital feeling of the story of 'Tol'able David.' There are scenes of tenderness, love and pathos. The acting is superb, Richard Barthelmess and the supporting cast not wasting a gesture or omitting a single telling experience. A play like 'Tol…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-27
Summary:

Tol'able David' is amongst the few superb productions. It has discarded all the hackneyed tricks of camera and all the warily familiar situations. There is a world of tenderness and human feeling in the story. More pictures like 'Tol'able David' will be welcome in…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-11-03
Summary:

Don. G. Merle, the magician, makes his final bow at the Star tonight. Paoli, the musical genius, will also appear in selections from his repertoire, and as the film is Max Linder in 'The Three Must get There's,' a fine show is assured. The picture for Sunday is 'Tolable David…

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Headline: A Dog
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-08-04