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: 1921-10-15
Summary:

A crowded house at the World Theatre greeted 'The Scarlet Pimpernel' last night when it was shown for the first time. Dustin Farnum takes the main role and supported by Winifred Kingston. Film synopsis included. Pathe's News is shown as usual and there are comedies and other films…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-11-02
Summary:

La La Lucille,' the star film now showing at the World Theatre, is one long laugh from start to finish. With such names as Eddie Lyons and Lee Moran in the cast, the acting is bound to be good. Film synopsis included. The programme also includes some minor films, with the usual Pathe's…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-11-16
Summary:

The star film at the World Theatre is a five-part drama entitled 'Betrayed.' Film synopsis included. Other films are the Pathe News and a couple of good comedies. At the matinees, two further episodes of 'King of the Circus,' featuring Eddie Polo, are being screened.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-08-29
Summary:

World Theatre is going to screen a William Fox drama entitled 'Brave and Bold,' tonight. The Pathe world news also contains some very interesting records of recent events.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-11-17
Summary:

The Come Back,' the principal item in the Coronet Theatre programme, is thoroughly deserving of the crowded houses it is drawing nightly. Harold Lockwood and May Allison have done an excellent work in the leading parts. Film plot included. The programme also includes Harold Lloyd's…

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Headline: Coronet Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-12-16
Summary:

The last chance of seeing Anatole France's great work 'Thais' will be given to patrons of the Coronet Theatre tonight. Some magnificent acting is seen by Mary Garden. Film plot included. Pathe's news pictures are very interesting. Local boxers will be interested in the films…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-04-09
Summary:

Here is a picture that should break all records in attendance. It fairly bristles with good features, the chief one being the star, Geraldine Farrar. 'Shadows' is at the Coronet. In addition to it, there is an interesting Pathe News, showing scenes from London, California and Paris,…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-05-01
Summary:

The Crimson Gardenia' is the most perfect film that the Coronet has yet screened. The musical programme that the Coronet orchestra supplies to accompany it is on the same high level. Owen Moore gives a good account of himself. In addition to it, there is a striking Pathe Newsreel and a…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-10-15
Summary:

Last night, Coronet Theatre presented a Metro Pictures production entitled 'The Prisoner of Zenda.' The film was directed by Rux [sic] Ingram.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-10-31
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is screening 'Hearts are Trumps' this week. The film exhibits some spectacular scenes like the one from the Royal Academy and a view of an avalanche. The film features Alice Torry [sic] of 'Prisoner of Zenda' and is directed by Rex Ingram.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-11-19
Summary:

Today and tomorrow, Star Theatre will be screening the screen version of Anthony Hope's novel 'Prisoner of Zenda.' The Rex Ingram directed film features Alice Terry. On Wednesday, the theatre will be screening 'Dr. Jack' featuring Harold Lloyd.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-02-20
Summary:

Queen's Theatre will be screening the film version of Rafael Sabatini's 'Scaramouche,' tomorrow. This Metro attraction is produced by Rex Ingram. 'Scaramouche' was one of the biggest successes of the author. The film features Alice Terry, Lewis Stone and Ramon…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-02-21
Summary:

Queen's Theatre will be screening the film version of Rafael Sabatini's novel 'Scaramouche.' This Metro attraction is produced by Rex Ingram. The film is compared with Ingram's productions like 'The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse.' The film features Ramon…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-02-24
Summary:

Queen's Theatre is showing 'Scaramouche,' the Rex Ingram production for Metro pictures. The cast of 10,000 is headed by Alice Terry, Lewis Stone and Ramon Novarro, who is famous for his role in 'The Prisoner of Zenda.' The screen adaptation was written by Willis Goldbeck…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-02-26
Summary:

Queen's Theatre will be screening the film version of Rafael Sabatini's novel 'Scaramouche,' for the last time today. This Metro attraction is produced by Rex Ingram. The film features Ramon Novarro, Alice Terry and Lewis Stone who are famous for their performances in Ingram…

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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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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