A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-02-02
Summary:

At the Star Theatre yesterday another success was scored by the Majurel troupe of French artistes from the Folies Bergeres. Performers included Mddle Demay, Sergine and Ludo, Dugard. Booth Tarkington's dynamic society drama 'The Turmoil' will appear at 6 p.m. Tarkington's…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-02-05
Summary:

Rex Ingram's 'Trifling Women' is to be screened at the Coronet today for the first time. Ingram is the man who made 'The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse' and 'The Prisoner of Zenda.' Plot and production summary included.

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Headline: Scaramouche'
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-02-20
Summary:

Rafael Sabatini, the author of 'Scaramouche,' which in its screen form, as produced by Rex Ingram, for Metro, opens at the Queen's Theatre tomorrow. The principal actors were Alice Terry, Lewis Stone and Ramon Novarro, who had appeared in 'Prisoner of Zenda.' Plot and…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-02-26
Summary:

Scaramouche,' produced by Rex Ingram, for Metro, which based on Rafael Sabatini's story, now showing at the Queen's Theatre for last time. The principal actors were Alice Terry, Lewis Stone and Ramon Novarro, who had appeared in 'The Prisoner of Zenda.' Plot and…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-02-27
Summary:

There's a new screen thrill to be had from Goldwyn's melodramatic thriller, 'A Blind Bargain,' which was seen for the first time in Hongkong at the Queen's Theatre last night. Plot and review included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
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. Lon Chaney had appeared in 'The Penalty' and 'Ace of Hearts' before.…

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Headline: Mystery Picture
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-03-02
Summary:

Lon Chaney, is remarkable in the Goldwyn melodrama, 'A Blind Bargain,' which is now showing at the Queen's Theatre. Tomorrow a new picture, 'The Invisible Fear,' a First National Attraction will be shown and the other half of the programme will contain Vaudeville acts of…

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Headline: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-04-02
Summary:

The Prisoner of Zenda,' a Metro production, had a successful run last year, and it is prophesied that the Selznick Distributing Corporation's Rupert of Henizau, which opens at the Queen's Theatre tomorrow will out-distance all previous photoplay winners. Directed by Victor Heerman…

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Headline: Some Chatter
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-07-14
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-08-11
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-09-01
Summary:

The Scarlet Car' featuring Hert [sic] Rawlinson in this Universal photoplay, will appear on the screen of World Theatre from tomorrow to Tuesday night. The next show will be 'The Flirt.' Film plot included.

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

The Flirt' which comes to the World Theatre tomorrow as a Universal-Jewel animation of Booth Tarkington's novel, has well been described as 'the story of the folks next door.' The film starred Helen Jerome Eddy, Eileen Percy, George Nichols and Lydia Knott.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-09-13
Summary:

The Flirt' will continue at the World Theatre until Saturday night. The Universal-Jewel production is based on Booth Tarkington's story, starring Helen Jerome Eddy, Gov. Nichols and Eileen Percy. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-10-13
Summary:

An unusually interesting attraction beginning at the Coronet tomorrow, is the film version of Anthony Hope's 'Prisoner of Zenda.' It is a great theatrical hit, with Miss Fay Compton and a brilliant cast is one of the outstanding successes of the London season. The Metro Company…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-10-16
Summary:

Metro Pictures were astute enough to let Rex Ingram have a free hand to direct 'The Prisoner of Zenda,' which result the screen version compares very favourably with the book and stage play. Coronet is still providing screening of the film this week.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-10-17
Summary:

In 'The Prisoner of Zenda' the Coronet has secured another powerful drawing card, based on Anthony Hope's novel. Film plot 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: 1923-10-30
Summary:

Hearts are Trumps,' a film adaptation of the old Drury Lane melodrama by Cecil Raleigh is proving a big draw at the Coronet. Alice Terry, of 'Prisoner of Zenda' fame, has the starring role, and the picture was made by Rex Ingram.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-10-31
Summary:

The famous old melodrama, showing at the Coronet this week, lends itself admirably to the requirements of the cinema. Alice Terry, of 'Prisoner of Zenda' fame, has the leading role. The direction is Rex Ingram.