A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Headline: Pathe-Baby
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-04-14 - 1923-07-14
Summary:

Pathe's latest wonderful creation, 'Pathe-Baby,' the Cinema at Home. Complete Pathe-Baby outfit ready to work on 110 Volts current $60; Resistance for use with 200 Volts current $5; Pathe-Baby films each reel $1.5. April 14 - May 14 Remarks: Call for a demonstration at Pathe…

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Headline: Pathe-Baby
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-12-21 - 1924-03-18
Summary:

The whole world at your fire-side this Christmas if you introduce the Pahte-Baby to your family circle. A demonstration will convince you at Pathe-Orient (12 Queen's Road Central) or A. Tack (26 Des Voeux Road Central). January 8 Remarks: Fully equipped $60; films $1.5 each.

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Headline: Pathe-Baby
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-01-20 - 1924-02-20
Summary:

Pathe-Baby films $1.5. Strictly non-inflammable. Pathe-Orient, 12, Queen's Road Central. January 31 Remarks: A list of films, including Harold Lloyd, Chaplin and Snub Pollard's films. February 7 Remarks: Photo incuded.

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Headline: Pathe-Baby
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-07-01 - 1924-07-30
Summary:

An ideal companion for your home, Pathe-Baby. Complete outfit $60; Films non-inflammable $1.5. Pathe-Orient, 12 Queen's Road Central. Illustration included. July 22-23 Remarks: For places where there is no electric current. Pathe will supply it with a newly invented hand driven Magneto. Ask…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-07-03 - 1924-07-04
Summary:

Non-inflammable $1.5 each at Pathe-Orient, 12 Queen's Road Central.

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Headline: Pathe-Baby
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-07-05 - 1924-07-07
Summary:

Complete outfit $60; Baby Films $1.5 per reel. The new 'Baby Colour.' It enhances the interest of the film ten-fold, and adds life and colour to every picture at $1.75 each. Pathe-Orient, 12 Queen's Road Central.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-08-27 - 1924-08-30
Summary:

The Pathe-Baby can now be used in any part of China where there is no electric-current by the help of the 'Magneto.' Over 700 interesting films available; the projector is inexpensive and easy to operate. Write for particulars and see how easy it is to have movies in your own home.…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-11-15 - 1925-02-14
Summary:

A splendid gift. Pathe Orient, 12 Queen's Road. Remarks: An very small ad.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-11-21 - 1924-11-29
Summary:

Douglas Fairbanks in 'The Thief of Bagdad.' Showing Saturday, Nov. 29th. November 21-22 & 29 Remarks: Film plot and illustration included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-11-25 - 1924-11-25
Summary:

Rudolph Valentino in Blasco Ibanez' 'Blood and Sand.' For four days more, Douglas Fairbanks in 'The Thief of Bagdad.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-11-29 - 1924-11-29
Summary:

The Coronet: Today at 2.15, 5.15 & 9.15, tomorrow at 6 & 9.15, Douglas Fairbanks in 'The Thief of Bagdad.' Prices $2 & $1. The Star: Today only at 5.30 & 9.15, 'Beau Revel.' Tomorrow at 6 & 9.15, Rudolf Valentino in 'Moran of the Lady Letty.'

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-12-01 - 1924-12-03
Summary:

Today at 2.15, 5.15 & 9.15 p.m., Douglas Fairbanks in 'The Thief of Bagdad.' December 1 Remarks: Film plot and illustration included. December 3 Remarks: Book early to avoid disappountment.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-12-04 - 1924-12-05
Summary:

Today and tomorrow at 2.15, 5.15 & 9.15 p.m., last two nights of 'The Thief of Bagdad.' Saturday, Dec. 6th, Rudolf [sic] Valentino in 'Blood and Sand.'

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-12-08 - 1924-12-19
Summary:

December 8 & 10 Remarks: In response to numerous requests, we have cabled to United Artists for permission to screen 'The Thief of Bagdad' for two more days on its return from Canton on Dec. 18th & 19th December 18-19 Remarks: It cost $3,000,000 and it took 18 months to make…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-10-13 - 1925-10-13
Summary:

Today only at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, in response to popular demand, Johnny Hines in 'Conductor 1492.' Tomorrow till Saturday at 2.30, 5, 7.15 and 9.30, Douglas Fairbanks in 'The Thief of Bagdad.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-10-14 - 1925-10-17
Summary:

Today till Saturday at 2.30, 5, 7.15 and 9.30, Douglas Fairbanks in 'The Thief of Bagdad.' Usual prices.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-10-19 - 1925-10-20
Summary:

Today and tomorrow at 2.30, 5, 7.15 and 9.30, Laurette Taylor, whose work you enjoyed so much in 'Peg o‘ My Heart,' in 'One Night in Rome.' Today and tomorrow at 7.15 only, 'The Thief of Bagdad.' Wednesday only, Harold Lloyd in 'Hot Water.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-11-26
Summary:

Coronet Theatre will be screening 'The Thief of Bagdad' featuring Douglas Fairbanks. The film is produced by Douglas Fairbanks himself and the performance is appreciated by the critics. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-11-29
Summary:

Coronet Theatre will be showing 'The Thief of Baghdad' [sic] starring Douglas Fairbanks. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-12-01
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is successfully screening Douglas Fairbanks' 'Thief of Bagdad.' The film is gathering full houses for the theatre. The story is appealing as much to the adults as it is to the kids.