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: 1916-01-24 - 1916-01-26
Summary:

On Jan 25, the powerful dramas 'A Life Redeemed' in 2 parts; 'Mid Racing Beasts' with comic and interesting pictures; on Jan 26, a night with the HK police reserve, performance by the Big Brass Band and Skirl 'O'; see 'Wiffles the Victim of Jealousy' and…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-11-19 - 1921-11-19
Summary:

The Coronet: Today at 2.30, 5.15 & 9.15, Anita Stewart in 'The Fighting Shepherdess,' Snub Comedy and Topical film. Kowloon Theatre: Tonight at 5.30, Douglas Fairbanks in 'Arizona.' At 9.15, Matheson Lang as 'Mr. Wu' and dancing.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-11-21 - 1921-11-22
Summary:

The Coronet: Today at 2.30, 5.15 & 9.15, Anita Stewart in 'The Fighting Shepherdess,' Snub Comedy and Topical film. Kowloon Theatre: Tonight at 9 p.m. only, Matheson Lang as 'Mr. Wu' and dancing after pictures.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-01-07 - 1924-01-07
Summary:

The Coronet: Tonight only, Alice Lake and Rudolph Valentino in 'Uncharted Seas,' 'Assorted Heroes,' and Topical film. The Star: Tonight only, Milton Sills in 'Legally Dead.' The Grand: Tonight only, 'The Midnight Guest.'

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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: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-01-25 - 1916-01-25
Summary:

Films screenings including 'A Life Redeemed' (2 parts) and 'Mid Raging Beasts'; Coming Night wi' the HK Police Reserves, including big brass band, also the comic and songs and see 'Wiffles the Victim of Jealousy' and 'Youth Must Have Its Day'

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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.

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Headline: Blood and Sand'
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-12-05
Summary:

After Douglas Fairbanks' famous 'The Thief of Bagdad,' Coronet Theatre will be screening 'Blood and Sand' featuring Rudolph Valentino. The story is written by a world-famous Spanish writer who is known for his part in the 'Four Horsemen.'

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Headline: Moon of Israel
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-03-20
Summary:

Every movie play has its critics, even 'The Thief of Bagdad' was no exception. Coronet Theatre is currently screening the British film 'The Moon of Israel.' The film is based on Sir H. Rider Haggard's famous novel. Some parts of it were filmed in the Valley of the Kings…

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Headline: Scaramouche'
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-02-19
Summary:

The Adolph Zukor prize has been awarded by a distinguished body of judges to Rafael Sabatini's novel 'Scaramouche,' produced on the screen by Rex Ingram. Mr. Zukor offered the prize to the writer whose story replay made the best picture to be produced on the screen and publicity…