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: 1925-02-27
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: 1925-05-20
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: 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.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-08-30
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-09-20
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-09-20
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-09-22
Summary:

The man who adapted and supervised 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame' the biggest picture in the history of the screen, now following his signal success with the Hugo work, P. P. Sheehan, the famous novelist, was restrained at Universal City as a director. His first picture, 'The Night…

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

The Law Forbids,' by Universal, based on Bernard McConville's story, is showing today at the Queen's Theatre. The cast includes Baby Peggy, whose first picture 'The Darling of New York,' was so widely acclaimed. Her parents in this picture are Elinor Fair, remembered for…

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Headline: The Star
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-09-29 - 1923-09-29
Summary:

Special children's matinee: 2.30 p.m., Topical Film, 'Buffalo Bill' episodes 12 and 13 and Harold Lloyd in 'Amongst Those Present' [sic].

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-01-05 - 1924-01-07
Summary:

Tonight only, Alice Lake and Rudolf [sic] Valentino in 'Uncharted Seas.' Also 'Assorted Heroes' and Topical Film.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-04-26 - 1924-05-01
Summary:

Next week, 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame.' May 1 Remarks: Plot included.