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: 1921-10-15
Summary:

A crowded house at the World Theatre greeted 'The Scarlet Pimpernel' last night when it was shown for the first time. Dustin Farnum takes the main role and supported by Winifred Kingston. Film synopsis included. Pathe's News is shown as usual and there are comedies and other films…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-11-02
Summary:

La La Lucille,' the star film now showing at the World Theatre, is one long laugh from start to finish. With such names as Eddie Lyons and Lee Moran in the cast, the acting is bound to be good. Film synopsis included. The programme also includes some minor films, with the usual Pathe's…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-11-16
Summary:

The star film at the World Theatre is a five-part drama entitled 'Betrayed.' Film synopsis included. Other films are the Pathe News and a couple of good comedies. At the matinees, two further episodes of 'King of the Circus,' featuring Eddie Polo, are being screened.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-08-29
Summary:

World Theatre is going to screen a William Fox drama entitled 'Brave and Bold,' tonight. The Pathe world news also contains some very interesting records of recent events.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-11-17
Summary:

The Come Back,' the principal item in the Coronet Theatre programme, is thoroughly deserving of the crowded houses it is drawing nightly. Harold Lockwood and May Allison have done an excellent work in the leading parts. Film plot included. The programme also includes Harold Lloyd's…

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Headline: Coronet Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-12-16
Summary:

The last chance of seeing Anatole France's great work 'Thais' will be given to patrons of the Coronet Theatre tonight. Some magnificent acting is seen by Mary Garden. Film plot included. Pathe's news pictures are very interesting. Local boxers will be interested in the films…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-04-09
Summary:

Here is a picture that should break all records in attendance. It fairly bristles with good features, the chief one being the star, Geraldine Farrar. 'Shadows' is at the Coronet. In addition to it, there is an interesting Pathe News, showing scenes from London, California and Paris,…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-05-01
Summary:

The Crimson Gardenia' is the most perfect film that the Coronet has yet screened. The musical programme that the Coronet orchestra supplies to accompany it is on the same high level. Owen Moore gives a good account of himself. In addition to it, there is a striking Pathe Newsreel and a…

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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: 1925-03-11
Summary:

Coronet Theatre will be screening a First National attraction, 'The Fighting Blade,' featuring Richard Barthelmess, who is famous for his role in 'Tol'able David.' The cast also includes Miss Dorothy Mackaill, Mr. Frederick Burton. The film is full of thrill. Film…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-03-16
Summary:

Last night, Queen's Theatre screened Richard Barthelmess' 'The Bright Shawl.' The film is compared with productions like 'Sonny' and 'Tol'able David.'

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Headline: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-03-16
Summary:

Richard Barthelmess new starring vehicle, First National production, 'The Bright Shawl,' which began an engagement at the Queen's Theatre last night. His two pictures 'Tol'able David' and 'Sonny' are mentioned. Dorothy Gish also starred in 'The Bright…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-05-14
Summary:

The Seventh Day' opened at the Queen's Theatre yesterday. The film is starred by Richard Barthelmess, who had been also starred in 'Tol'able David.' Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-06-05
Summary:

Sonny,' starring Richard Barthelmess, comes to the Queen's Theatre today. Richard Barthelmess' former pictures included 'Broken Blossoms' and 'Tol'able David.' Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-12-07
Summary:

Richard Barthelmess in 'The Bond Boy' has a production that is strongly suggestive of 'Tol'able David.' Plot and production details included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-10-18
Summary:

The Prisoner of Zenda will be followed at the Coronet on Sunday for one day only by racing drama 'The Kentucky Derby.' On Monday Richard Barthelmess in 'Tol'able David' is the attraction. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-10-20
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-10-22
Summary:

Richard Barthelmess will be the star feature at the Coronet tonight in 'Tol'able David.' 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.