A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-08-18 - 1917-08-18
Summary:

Screening of 'The Shielding Shadow' (3rd and 4th episodes), 'Spring Time on the Riviera' (colour), Pathe News; Coming film: Max Linder in 'Max, Victim of the Clutching Hand'

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Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-12-14 - 1912-12-17
Summary:

Showing drama picture 'A Boy's Love', 'The Shipwrecked Mariner' and comics 'Typist for the Occasion' and 'The Rapid Powder'; Performers: Miss Dolly Swift, Miss Gladys Spencer and The Yinns; 7.15 p.m. pictures only

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-02-28 - 1919-03-01
Summary:

28th February, 1st and 2nd March at 9.15 p.m., Pathe News No. 28 and 'The Count of Monte Cristo,' final epoch. Matinee Sunday, 2nd March at 6 p.m., 'Mrs. Plum's Pudding' featuring Marie Tempest. Coming, Fredony and Vaudeville Co. Booking at Anderson's.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-12-30 - 1919-12-30
Summary:

Tonight at 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15 p.m., Pathe presents 'An Amateur Orphan,' a Gold Rooster play in 5 parts, featuring Gladys Leslie. Also Pathe News No. 56. Usual prices. Booking at the theatre.

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Headline: The Victoria
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-12-19 - 1919-12-22
Summary:

Tonight at 9.15 p.m., Pathe presents Bryant Washburn in 'All Wrong.' Also Luke's comic and Pathe's News. Today's matinee, 'The Tiger's Trail' episodes 13 and 14. Booking at Anderson's. December 22 Remarks: Today's matinee at 5.15 p.m., Bryant…

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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…

10
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-05-26 - 1924-05-27
Summary:

Monday 26th and Tuesday 27th for two days only, Florence Reed in 'Eternal Mother.' Also Pathe News and Felix the Cat Comedy.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-06-18 - 1924-06-21
Summary:

Today at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, Constance Talmadge in 'The Primitive Lover' and Topical Budget No. 662.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-06-30 - 1924-07-02
Summary:

Today at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, Tom Moore in 'Officer 666,' Baby Peggy in 'Such Is Life' and Topical Budget No. 664.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-06-14 - 1924-06-17
Summary:

Commencing today, the Topical Budget is here again starting with the King at the British Empire Exhibition. Also George Arliss in 'The Silent Voice' or 'The Man Who Played God.'

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-06-16 - 1924-06-16
Summary:

Today and tomorrow at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, George Arliss in 'The Silent Voice' or 'The Man Who Played God,' presented by Distinctive Productions Inc., directed by Harmon Weight. Also the King at the opening of the gorgeous British Empire Exhibition in the latest Topical…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-06-17 - 1924-06-17
Summary:

See the opening of the British Empire Exhibition today only at the Coronet.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-06-30 - 1924-06-30
Summary:

Stately pageantry greets King Ferdinand and Queen Marie of Roumania; King and Queen escort them through British Dominions at Wembley, in the latest Topical Budget. Baby Peggy in 'Such Is Life,' a two-reel comedy. Tom Moore in 'Officer 666.'

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-07-28 - 1924-07-30
Summary:

Today at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15 p.m., D. W. Griffith's 'Judith of Bethulia' with an all-star cast including Blanche Sweet, Mae Marsh, Lillian Gish, Dorothy Gish, Robert Harron, Henry B. Walthall and Kate Bruce. Also showing a Chinese educational film by B. A. T. Co., '…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-07-01 - 1924-07-01
Summary:

Today and tomorrow, 2 days only, Samuel Goldwyn presents Tom Moore in 'Officer 666,' the notable stage success by Augustin MacHugh and Winchell Smith, directed by Harry Beaumont. Also Baby Peggy in 'Such Is Life' and Topical Budget. Illustration included.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-07-28 - 1924-07-28
Summary:

Judith of Bethulia' is a very old picture, produced in the year 1913, when the film industry was still young. But it was a masterpiece, a sensation and the most spectacular film of its time. David Wark Griffith and it was played by a cast of the most famous and best-loved screen stars of…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-08-09 - 1924-08-09
Summary:

Mack Sennett presents Ben Turpin in 'The Shriek of Araby.' Also showing Topical Budget No. 670. See Sir Robert Ho Tung at the Prime Minister's reception.