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: 1918-12-25
Summary:

The Coronet Theatre has been renovated and refurnished throughout. New features have been introduced including children's plays. Mr. H. W. Ray is the new Manager of the Coronet. The first performance under the new management took place yesterday was 'Jack and the Beanstalk.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-12-31
Summary:

The first 'super' film at the Coronet Theatre, 'Jack and the Beanstalk,' which has been succeeded at the evening presentation by another Fox film, 'The Walls of Jericho.' The film has wonderful acting and photography. Film synopsis included. Also, an amusing comedy…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-01-06
Summary:

New York' is being screened at the Coronet Theatre again tonight. "Jack and the Beanstalk" is being shown again on Tuesday and Wednesday afternoon.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-01-09
Summary:

The management of the Coronet Theatre has improved the lighting and new arrangement for the pictures screened, including 'New York,' 'Jack and the Beanstalk,' 'Runaway Romany.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-01-23
Summary:

There is a varied programme of pictures provided for the patrons of the Victoria Theatre this week. The final episode of 'The Terror of the Range' is to be screened together with 'The Yellow Ticket,' featuring Fannie Ward. And also a film version of 'Jack and the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-09-02
Summary:

Spectacular scenes, love themes, psychology and an old atmosphere of days gone by – these elements are all in 'A Lady of Quality,' the Universal Jewel production starring Virginia Valli and directed by Hobart Henley, which comes to the World Theatre on Wednesday. This Henley production…

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

There were crowded houses again at the Star yesterday, to witness Booth Tarkington's dynamic society drama, 'The Turmoil.' Those who saw Tarkington's previous production, 'The Flirt,' a big and interesting picture were not disappointed. Film plot included. George…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-09-01
Summary:

Booth Tarkington's story, 'The Flirt,' is one of the most widely read books and its entertainment value is greatly enhanced by its presentation in screen form. It was made into a magnificent film by the Universal Picture Corporation and will be seen at the World Theatre soon. The…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-09-11
Summary:

Booth Tarkington's human drama, 'The Flirt,' which thousands read as a novel and which comes to the World Theatre tomorrow, is a big Universal-Jewel photoplay. The Uppety daughter is 'The Flirt.' Her role is brilliantly played by Eileen Percy. The Sanitary engineer is…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-09-13
Summary:

The Flirt' commenced its local engagement at the World Theatre last night and runs till Saturday night. It is a cross-section of American life, filmed as a Universal Jewel production with the idea 'to attain and maintain the highest moral and artistic standard.' This type of story…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-15
Summary:

Booth Tarkington's arresting story of life in the small towns of the States, bearing the somewhat misleading title 'The Flirt' will be shown of the last time at the Star tonight. Beginning Thursday, the Star will present the big picture 'Disraeli.' George Arliss, in the…

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Headline: Cinema Prices
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-16
Summary:

(To the Editor, S. C. M. Post.) It is very gratifying to see Mr. Ray's defence in justice to super-production picture prices for it gives one change to grasp both sides of the argument. Super-production pictures are now practically an every other day affair. To my mind, a super-production…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-11-05
Summary:

White Hands,' featuring Hobart Bosworth, is proving a popular attraction at the Grand, where it will be shown for the last time tonight. Buster Keaton brings roars of laughter with his comedy 'The Paleface.' Tomorrow Booth Tarkington's story 'The Flirt,' will the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-11-06
Summary:

How a vain, capricious girl can effectively ruin her family's happiness is realistically depicted in 'The Flirt.' Film synopsis included. 'The Flirt,' which is at the Grand for two nights, makes its appeal purely on its heart interest.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-11-07
Summary:

Delay in transit prevented the Grand from obtaining 'The Flirt' in time for showing last night, and accordingly, it brought forward one of its attractions intended for a later date, 'The Accidental Honeymoon,' featuring Elaine Hammerstein. Miss Hammerstein ranks with the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-11-14
Summary:

Booth Tarkington ranks amongst the greatest masters of fiction of the day, and in 'The Flirt,' he has written a story which is a good deal stronger than the name indicates. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-11-15
Summary:

The Flirt' was received with every sign of appreciation at the Grand last night. A very welcome addition to the programme is Harold Lloyd, in an absurdity entitled 'Get in and Get under [sic].' Lloyd always contrives to be amusing and this present effort is up to his best standard…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-11-16
Summary:

The Flirt' originally announced for two days only at the Grand, has proved such a popular success that the management will show it for one day longer. Last night, it was enjoyed by a big house and many requests were received to hold it over. It will be shown today only, giving place…