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: 1923-06-16
Summary:

From tomorrow onwards, Star Theatre is going to screen 'Smilin' Through' featuring Norma Talmadge. The film is a screen version of an American stage play.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-05-26
Summary:

Priscilla Dean will be seen for the last time in 'Conflict' at the Coronet today. Sunday's picture is to be 'The Sporting Duchess,' a superb film version of the famous Drury Lane drama of that name, and Norma Talmadge will arrive on Monday in 'Smilin' Through…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-05-29
Summary:

In 'Smilin' Through,' Norma Talmadge delighted crowded audiences at the Coronet yesterday. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-06-16
Summary:

By special is request, 'Smilin Through,' starring Norma Talmadge, is again being screened in the Colony. This time is at the Star, Kowloon.

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Headline: The Hypocrites'
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-08-25
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-12-08
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-12-17
Summary:

Norma Talmadge is the star of 'The Eternal Flame,' the current attraction at the Coronet. The story is adapted from the novel 'The Duchesse de Langaise' by Balzac. The supporting actor also included Conway Tearle, who had been quite up to the standard when she set in '…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-05-24
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-05-31
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-06-21
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-03-08