A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Headline: Canton Club
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1920-03-02 - 1920-03-02
Summary:

Shameen, tomorrow. The great Drury Lane drama, 'Sporting Life' in 8 parts.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1920-01-05 - 1920-01-07
Summary:

Tonight we are showing Lionel Barrymore in a typical Metro wonderplay 'The Brand of Cowardice.' Also, another of those fine Christie comedies. On Thursday, we shall present Frank Keenan in 'The Master Man.' January 5 remarks: At 7.15 p.m. 'Sporting Life.' '…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1920-01-19 - 1920-01-20
Summary:

There will be a continuous performance. Charlotte in 'The Frozen Warning,' Emily Stevens in 'The Wager,' Madame Petrova in 'Extravagance,' Harold Lockwood in 'The Haunted Pyjamas,' 'Sporting Life,' Norma Talmadge in 'Panthea,' Emmy…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-10-09 - 1919-10-14
Summary:

H. W. Ray presents the Paramount-Artcraft special production 'Sporting Life.' A most realistic interpretation of the famous old Drury Lane melodrama in 7 parts. October 9 remarks: Booking at Robinson's.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-10-08 - 1919-10-08
Summary:

The dramatic event of the season, 'Sporting Life' at the Coronet, of course.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-10-09 - 1919-10-14
Summary:

Tonight at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Paramount Art Craft's big production, 'Sporting Life' in 7 parts. Usual prices. Booking at Robinson's.

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Headline: At the Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-10-09 - 1919-10-09
Summary:

Tonight at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., the dramatic event of the season, H. W. Ray presents the Paramount-Art Craft special production, 'Sporting Life,' a most realistic interpretation of the famous old melodrama in 7 parts. Illustration included.

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Headline: At the Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-10-11 - 1919-10-11
Summary:

‘What a ripping picture! Another Coronet success! Best film I've ever seen! Beats even 'Hearts of the World'!' These are a few of the nice things people are saying about 'Sporting Life.' Today at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., tomorrow at 6 and 9.15 p.m. Usual prices.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-10-13 - 1919-10-13
Summary:

Sporting Life.' Come and see this triumph of old Drury and the cinematographic art tonight.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-10-14 - 1919-10-14
Summary:

There are still enough cinemagoers in Hongkong who have not yet seen 'Sporting Life' to comfortably fill the Coronet tonight. May we appeal to those who have seen and enjoyed it to send the others along.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-01-05 - 1920-01-07
Summary:

Today at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Lionel Barrymore in 'The Brand of Cowardice.' Also 'There's Many a Slip.' At 7.15 p.m., 'Sporting Life.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-01-19 - 1920-01-20
Summary:

Has the time come yet for a continuous performance theatre in Hongkong, similar to those in all the big cities of Europe and America? We wish to find out! On Wednesday, therefore, from 2.30 to 11.30 p.m., there will be a continuous performance. Tea and cakes will be served free to everyone…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-10-09
Summary:

Tonight at the Coronet, the five-screen version of the famous Drury Lane melodrama 'Sporting Life' is to be shown. This splendid film has had a phenomenal run in London and New York, and there is no doubt whatever that it will make an instant appeal to patrons of the Coronet.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-10-10
Summary:

Everyone who has not seen the famous old Drury Lane Melodrama 'Sporting Life' should go to the Coronet tonight to see it on the screen. Mr. Ray informs us he has more first-class pictures including 'Haunted Pyjamas' and 'The Blue Streak.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-10-11
Summary:

The Coronet was absolutely packed to the doors last evening when 'Sporting Life' was shown for the second night.

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Headline: Coronet Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-10-14
Summary:

Tonight marks the last performance of one of the best pictures ever seen in Hongkong 'Sporting Life.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-10-11
Summary:

Star management have secured 'The Kentucky Derby,' a sports drama for showing. The race shown on the film is the actual Kentucky Derby in which the record for the distance and race was broken in America, and the stable scenes were made in Lexington. People who enjoyed 'Sporting…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-10-07
Summary:

Following 'The Haunted Pyjamas,' a laughable 5-part comedy featuring Harold Lockwood, the Coronet is screening another picture entitled 'Sporting Life,' which is based on the well-known Drury Lane melodrama of the same name. More particulars about this picture are obtainable…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-10-10
Summary:

The picture which is a film version of the famous old Drury Lane melodrama of the same name, directed by Maurice Tourneur, was screened at the Coronet for the first time last night. Details of the film are mentioned in this article with some quotes from the film critic Edward Wenzel.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-10-09 - 1919-10-14
Summary:

Tonight at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Paramount Art Crafts big production, 'Sporting Life' in 7 parts. Usual prices. Booking at Robinson's. October 9 Remarks: On page 5, H. W. Ray presents 'Sporting Life.' Illustration included. October 11 Remarks: On page 5, today at 5.15 and…