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: 1924-06-13
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-06-27
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-10-22
Summary:

The attraction at the Star Theatre all next week, will be 'Enemies of Women' which is claimed to be the biggest film spectacle ever made. Over 50,000 people were employed at one time or another to portray the many stupendous scenes of Blasco Ibanez's famous story. Many incidents…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-10-23
Summary:

A whole year on Broadway was not enough to take care of the crowds eager to see the sensational Cosmopolitan super photoplay, 'Enemies of Women,' and arrangements had to be made to continue the run at the Cameo Theatre, New York, where it is still playing to capacity houses daily. The…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-10-25
Summary:

12 capacity weeks on Broadway were not enough to take care of the crowds eager to see the sensational super photoplay, 'Enemies of Women,' and arrangements were made to continue the run indefinitely at the Cameo Theatre. The crowds were thrilled and entertained by the many beautiful…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-10-27
Summary:

Crowds visited the Star Theatre yesterday and the following nights should see the place crowded. How the power of symbolism is vitalized through the medium of the motion picture camera is aptly illustrated in this screen version of the Ibanez novel. In the photoplay, Lionel Barrymore is…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-10-31
Summary:

According to Alma Rubens, featured with Lionel Barrymore in Vicente Blasco Ibanez's story, 'Enemies of Women,' showing at the Star Theatre the American woman is far more beautiful of face, form and even feet than the French woman. But the French woman is more beautiful from neck…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-11-03
Summary:

The Face in the Fog,' has not belied its title, and the story of a crook whose change into a peaceful citizen, and back again to his former life when the circumstances demand it, has appealed to the crowds who make the Coronet their favourite weekend engagement. Lionel Barrymore, who plays…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-11-03
Summary:

Concluding a week's successful showing of 'The Enemies of Women,' the management of the Star Theatre has again commenced the week auspiciously and announce programmes that should appeal to all. Yesterday witnessed superb representations on two famous operas by the equally famous…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-11-21
Summary:

Such is the claim made in respect of the picture now being shown at the Star Theatre. 'Enemies of Women' attracted its thousands; 'Little Old New York' should be equally persuasive in its appeal to those who are moved by gorgeous settings and thrills. Marion Davies is the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-11-26
Summary:

Douglas Fairbanks is said to have put his last shirt on, or in, the production of his own film, 'The Thief of Bagdad' which is coming to the Coronet on Friday next. When shown at Drury Lane, it moved an eminent person to say: 'The Thief of Bagdad is one of the films that in one…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-11-28
Summary:

The name of Douglas Fairbanks has been sufficient to arouse interest in the Coronet Theatre's latest picture which commences tomorrow. Apart from that, there has been additional interest in the theme which has excited the restless Douglas to such a magnificent production. All the pantomimes…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-12-01
Summary:

Commencing its seventh, and it is to be hoped equally successful year, the Coronet Theatre does so with notices on its portals reading: 'House full – this show.' In 'The Thief of Bagdad,' we find the restless Douglas Fairbanks at his superlative best. It is appreciated in…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-12-01
Summary:

Cinema patrons have nothing to grumble at the fare recently, and now, provided for them, particularly at the Coronet and Star Theatres. At the former, we have Douglas Fairbanks probably the most popular of all male screen artists. At the Star, we have Rudolph Valentino who is rapidly coming to…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-12-06
Summary:

(To the Editor, S. C. M. Post) Sir, we consider that 'The Thief of Bagdad,' as appeared on the screen of the Coronet, is a lesson given to many of us that 'happiness must be earned,' but still it has a very deep significance to me. It gives me something of the evolution of…

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Headline: Cinema Prices
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-12-09
Summary:

(To the Editor, S. C. M. Post) The Coronet Theatre, of Hongkong, has recently been showing a film entitled 'The Thief of Bagdad.' The film itself was very good, but may I ask why it is that the public of Hongkong are forced to pay such exorbitant prices at this theatre whenever they…

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Headline: Cinema Prices
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-12-12
Summary:

(To the Editor, S. C. M. Post) We do not wish further to increase the bulk of the perennial correspondence on cinema prices – there is much that we could write, but has it not been written already ad nauseam? We do, however, consider the following cutting from the London Observer theatre…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-12-17
Summary:

For the brief period of two nights only, the Coronet is to show Douglas Fairbanks' 'The Thief of Bagdad.' Circumstances do not permit a longer run, and, as many who saw it on its first showing will want to see it again. In this picture, Douglas Fairbanks is shown in an altogether…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-02-19
Summary:

The Adolph Zukor prize has been awarded by a distinguished body of judges to Rafael Sabatini for his novel 'Scaramouche' produced on the screen by Rex Ingram. Mr. Zukor offered the prize to the writer whose story of play made the best picture to be produced on the screen and publicly…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-03-20
Summary:

Every movie play has its critics. Even 'The Thief of Bagdad' was no exception to the rule. Therefore, it must only be expected that certain people will find fault with the 'Moon of Israel,' the British film now showing at the Coronet Theatre. It is taken from the famous book…