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: 1925-01-12
Summary:

Rosita,' featuring Mary Pickford, was screened at the Coronet Theatre for the first time. The supporting cast included George Walsh, the hero of 'Intolerance.' Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-05-02
Summary:

Intolerance,' the great D. W. Griffith masterpiece is screening in Coronet for the rest of the week. It is a long picture, thus the usual 9.15 show will have to start at 9 instead.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-06-07
Summary:

Those who missed seeing 'Man-Woman-Marriage' a year ago have another opportunity again in Coronet. It is a production which can compare with films such as 'Intolerance.' The film stars Dorothy Philips.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-06-29
Summary:

In response to numerous requests, Mr. Ray of the Coronet has been decided to screen 'The Four Horsemen' today for one last time. It is a masterpiece and ranks with such pictures as 'Intolerance'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-10-27
Summary:

A China Mail representative obtained an interview with Mr. H. W. Ray, managing director of Hongkong Amusement Ltd. In the US, a number of public spirited people have spent large sums in the preparation of educational films, esp. Mr. Henry Ford. The Educational Films Corporation of New York has…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-11-17
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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: 1924-01-09
Summary:

Coronet Theatre conducted a Popular Pictures voting contest with a prize of $50. Among the voting for two hundreds film, the following films were consider as the most popular selections, which included: 'Shoulder Arms,' 'Quo Vadis,' 'My Four Years in Germany,'…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-01-19
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Headline: Cinema Notes
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-05-27
Summary:

Mae Marsh, who has starred in 'Birth of a Nation' and 'Intolerance,' is now supported by Alec. B Francis and Niles Welch in 'The Face in the Dark' which will be put on at the Queen's Theatre tonight till Thursday. Film plot included. First National's…

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Headline: Cinema Notes
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-05-28
Summary:

The Face In The Dark' will be screened till Thursday at the Queen's Theatre. Mae Marsh, who acted in 'Intolerance' and 'Birth of a Nation,' is the heroine of the film. No words of praise can be sufficient to extol Norma Talmadge's performance in 'The…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-07-30
Summary:

Miriam Cooper who scored such a marked success in 'The Birth of a Nation,' 'Intolerance' and other big pictures, is the leading woman in 'Kindred of the Dust,' a First National picture showing at the Star Theatre. Raoul A. Walsh is the director and also starring…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1916-07-21
Summary:

Tonight's change of programme at the Palisade, Kowloon, includes a wonderful film entitled 'The Port of Missing Men,' which is similar to 'A Prisoner of Zenda'; comic and gazette also will be included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-12-05
Summary:

There was a full house at the Hongkong Theatre last night, having Paramount feature entitled 'The Kiss' which is well received. Other items on the programme included the Gazette and two comic 'Eddie's Night Out' and 'Love's Strategy.'

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Headline: The Victoria
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-01-08
Summary:

The 'Sons of Satan' was the principal item of the programme at the Victoria Theatre last night, besides a gazette number, portraying many live war incidents, always welcomed with the audiences. Wiffles picture 'Wiffles Has Married a Wealthy Wife' was very interesting.

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Headline: The Hongkong
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-01-08
Summary:

There was a popular programme at the Hongkong Theatre yesterday evening, the leading picture being a 5-part play entitled 'Father and the Boys.' Two comedies, 'The Deceivers' and 'A Coat's a Coat' were really funny. Tonight there is a change of programme with…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-01-20
Summary:

The principal picture being shown in Hongkong Theatre this week is 'Kindling' with Charlotte Walker and Maggie Schultz in the cast. A Gazette and a Comic picture are also in the programme. This afternoon they will screen 5-part dramatic picture 'The Golden Sword Knot' and…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-02-08
Summary:

Large and appreciative audiences were at the Coronet last night. A picture with six-part 'A Sister of Six' and comic 'The Game Old Knight' was shown. There was also an interesting Gazette and the orchestra which is always worth hearing. Booking for the 9.15 performance is at…

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Headline: The Victoria
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-02-17
Summary:

The weekend programme at the Victoria Theatre attracted full houses. The chief attraction is 'The Court of Monte Cristo' [sic]. A new programme will be produced tonight, including William Fox picture 'Slander' starring Bertha Kalich. Also a Gazette number and two last…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-02-18
Summary:

The new management of Coronet Theatre provides a 4 acts film, screening of 'Caligula' last night, a story founded on the early days of the Roman Emperor Gaius. Detail plot included. There is also a Gazette and a fine comic 'Lonesome Luke – Plumber' included in the programme…