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: 1925-01-31
Summary:

Pat O' Malley, is pitted against eight men, in one of the sensational screen struggles of the year, ranks with the fight of the blacksmith in 'Birth of a Nation,' and the famous Tom Santschi battle in 'The Spoilers.' It occurs as an amazing climax of 'Fools'…

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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:

Hongkong folk who have read Frances Hodgson Burnett's story Ediths's Burglar, will be delighted to know that the film version, entitled 'The Family Secret' is to be screened at the Star Theatre. Those who saw 'Merry-Go-Round' at the Coronet or the Star, will be glad…

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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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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-03-07
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-03-14
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-03-21
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-05-20
Summary:

In producing 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame,' Carl Laemmle believed it would be, like the book, a work of creative art with the permanence of the ancient Cathedral itself and a picture for all days to come. He expected Victor Hugo's classic to be the crowning achievement of the…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-06-20
Summary:

The Night Rose,' written by Leroy Scott, will be shown at the Queen's Theatre today. The cast was led by Lon Chaney, who will be remembered in 'The Penalty,' 'The Haunch Back of Notre Dame' [sic]. Other cast included Leatrice Joy, Betty Schade, Edythe Chapman, John…

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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: 1923-11-10
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-11-17
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-04-05
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-04-26
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-05-01
Summary:

The Hunchback of Notre Dame' is probably the most expensive picture ever made, and is now showing at the Coronet Theatre. This is based on a famous story by Victor Hugo. Lon Chaney needed half hour each day to make up as the Hunchback. The other cast members include Ernest Torrence and…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-05-03
Summary:

The Hunchback of Notre Dame' is now showing at the Coronet Theatre. This is based on a famous story by Victor Hugo. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-05-03
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Headline: Last Chance
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-05-09
Summary:

The Hunchbback of Notre Dame,' a Victor Hugo's romance has been drawing large crowds at Coronet Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-05-10
Summary:

From Victor Hugo's romance 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame' to 'Ponjola,' Coronet has taken both of them wisely. First National's 'Ponjola' is starred by Anna Q. Nilsson and James Kirkwood. Film synopsis included.

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Headline: Ponjola'
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-05-12
Summary:

Photoplays need not all be as magnificent as Victor Hugo's 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame.' 'Ponjola' is the screen version of Cynthia Stockley's novel of the same name, starring Anna Q. Nillson, as the current attraction of Coronet.