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: 1924-09-22
Summary:

The man who adapted and supervised 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame,' is now a producer in his own right. Following his signal success with the Hugo work, P. P. Sheehan, the novelist, was retained at Universal City as a director. His first picture, 'The Night Message,' adapted…

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

The Law Forbids,' Baby Peggy's second Universal production, opened last night at the Queen's Theatre. The notable cast was assembled by Jess Robins, director of the picture, to portray the varied roles in the story, which was written by Bernard McConville. Robert Ellis and Elinor…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-02-27
Summary:

Lon Chaney, the star of 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame,' is at his best in the Goldwyn melodrama, 'A Blind Bargain,' which will be the attraction at the Queen's Theatre for four days, commencing today. In this picture, he adds two faces to the thousand he has previously…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-05-20
Summary:

Lon Chaney, whose work as the fake cripple in 'The Miracle Man' stands out as a bit of remarkable acting, to say nothing of his other impersonations, has added another characterization to his long list in his appearance as 'Quasimodo' and 'Oliver Twist.' 'The…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-06-20
Summary:

The Night Rose,' a new Goldwyn melodrama from the pen of the famous novelist, Leroy Scott, will be shown at the Queen's Theatre today. Lon Chaney, who will be remembered for his remarkable characterization of a legless thug in the Goldwyn production of 'The Penalty' and…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-12-07
Summary:

The following is from St. John Cathedral Notes: We had decided to make a reply to Professor Forster's criticisms of the cinema before we had read them. It must be admitted that the cinema gives us a stock of outrageous unreality. The dollar, moreover, is represented in most film stories as…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-04-30
Summary:

Cinema-goers must laugh their last laugh over Buster Keaton in 'The Scarecrow' and sigh their last sigh over Lon Chaney in 'Nomads of the North' this evening for these two excellent pictures will have been replaced tomorrow by the great Universal picture 'The Hunchback…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-05-01
Summary:

Victor Hugo was eminent as one of the greatest dramatic poet of his day before he gave to the world, in 1831, his great tragic romance, 'Notre Dame de Paris,' the magnificent film version of which comes to the Coronet Theatre this evening under its original title of 'The Hunchback…

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Headline: Hongkong Nights
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-05-02
Summary:

The new Queen's Theatre, erected by the Hongkong Engineering and Construction Company, is an example of what the Colony can do to provide for the comfort of the theatre-going population. Nor are there many theatres in the Far East much better than our maligned municipal venture – the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-05-03
Summary:

When people talk about a film as they are talking about 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame,' that film is worth seeing. This masterly film version of Victor Hugo's novel is now showing to crowded houses daily. Lon Chaney as the hunchback, and Patsy Ruth Miller as the gipsy girl. The…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-05-06
Summary:

Hongkong cinema-goers are still flocking daily to the Coronet Theatre to see the magnificent film version of Victor Hugo's immortal story, 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame.' Several times that the management has been compelled to turn many away, and has in consequence instituted…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-05-07
Summary:

Phenomenal is the only word that can be found to describe the success in Hongkong of 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame,' the great film version of Victor Hugo's famous novel. Lon Chaney's study of the Hunchback Quasimodo is one of the triumphs of the movies. 'The Hunchback of…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-05-08
Summary:

Judging from the hundreds who have already seen 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame,' one would imagine that every cinema-goer in the Colony has visited the Coronet Theatre during the last few days were it not that after its record run the picture is still as popular as ever. This film…