A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-07-31
Summary:

Today, Coronet Theatre is going to screen the famous 1922 Derby which was won by Captain Cuttle. The Theatre will also present two comedies, 'Her Unwilling Husband,' starring Blanche Sweet and 'Now or Never,' starring Harold Lloyd.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-08-14
Summary:

Screening of the Arctic film 'Nanook of the North,' booked by the Coronet, had to be postponed. The picture is expected to return by Saturday. In the meantime, today the theatre will be screening 'The Brat,' tomorrow 'In Search of a Sinner' featuring Constance…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-08-18
Summary:

Coronet Theatre recently screened 'Hunting Big Game in Africa.' Now the theatre is going to screen the photoplay entitled 'Nanook of the North' which gives a detailed view into the life of the Arctic Region. The photoplay was taken by Mr. Robert J. Flattery [sic] who spent a…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-08-21
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is screening 'Nanook of the North.' The photoplay portrays a detailed view of the life of a family of Eskimos living in the Arctic region. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-08-22
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is screening the Pathe Eskimo production 'Nanook of the North.' The picture was taken by R. J. Flattery [sic], five times leader of Sir William Mackenzie's expeditions and provides a detailed view of human life in the North Pole. The scenes are located in the…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-08-15
Summary:

Nanook of the North,' which has been delayed in transit to Coronet, was not able to screen today while 'In Search of a Sinner' is a replacement attraction. The film starred Constance Talmadge. Tomorrow 'The Hoodlum' starring Mary Pickford will be screened. On Friday,…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-08-21
Summary:

A wonderful Arctic picture, 'Nanook of the North' is available at Coronet. Production and story details included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-08-24
Summary:

An in-depth article about the impact and the review of the Film 'Nanook,' which was shown at the Coronet before.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-09-29
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-01-25
Summary:

Crowded houses are witnessing the performance nightly at this new place of entertainment. The pictures are quite new and are masterpieces of photographic art. A comfortable seat and interesting pictures are just the two things required.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-03-04
Summary:

Miss Rosa Barnes has been engaged by the Alexandra Cinematograph to sing songs appropriate to the pictures thrown on the screen. This is a departure we have not yet had in Hongkong, though it is a feature of cinematograph shows in other parts of the world.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-03-29
Summary:

The latest opened Star Cinematograph Company exhibited some audience-appreciated pictures on Saturday.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-05-19
Summary:

The big turn at the Hongkong Cinematograph is Professor Vicente Kemppo [sic], who entertains his audience by chewing glass lamp chimneys, and grinding broken glasses with his bareback. A liberal programme of interesting pictures is shown, but the enjoyment is somewhat detracted from by the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-05-22
Summary:

Miss Thorne sang that night with orchestra, under Mr. Coke and Mr. Gonzales, at the hall of the Alexandra Cinematograph on Empire Day to please a number of North Country patrons. The pictures shown are very pleasing.

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Headline: The Alexandra
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-05-24
Summary:

The programme featuring songs from Miss Helen Thorne and Miss Ray at the Alexandra Cinematograph is pleasing. The pictures shown are particularly clear, and the coloured ones are very pretty.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-05-27
Summary:

In addition to the liberal programme of interesting pictures shown at the Hongkong Cinematograph, which is under new management, Mr. Harold F. Evelyn, a New Zealander, gave a display of feats of strength and showed by keeping time to music the great command he has of each muscle.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-06-19
Summary:

The Star Cinematograph in Wyndham Street, which will re-open tonight under new management, has secured the celebrated Engle Troupe of artists numbering five in all. The pictures for the coming shows are specially selected and the management was assured of crowded houses to witness those star…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-07-16
Summary:

The Alexandra Cinematograph re-opened last evening to a crowded house. The star turns were La Bella Chiquita and Miss Amily Rita. The pictures shown were varied and entertaining and the whole performance went with a good swing.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-09-04
Summary:

The Alexandra Cinematograph is open nightly. The pictures are excellent, and the two artists add to the attractiveness of the programme. In spite of the hot weather, the hall is made comfortable with the aid of ceiling fans.