A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-11-09 - 1920-11-13
Summary:

Tonight at 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15 p.m., 'Back to God's Country.' There never was a film like this.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-11-09 - 1920-11-09
Summary:

Never a film like this as absolute novelty, unique, different. 16 kinds of animal actors in 'Back to God's Country,' adapted from the story 'Wapi, the Walrus' by James Oliver Curwood, a First National attraction. Illustration included.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-11-09
Summary:

When 'Back to God's Country' is shown on the screen at the Coronet Theatre, beginning today, it will represent the accomplishment of a task of incredible magnitude. There is an introduction of the scenes. It is sure to be a big demand for seats.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-11-09 - 1920-11-13
Summary:

Tonight at 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, First National Production, 'Back to God's Country.' November 9 Remarks: On page 5, another ad. on 'Back to God's Country,' adapted from 'Wapi, the Walrus' by James Oliver Curwood. Plot and illustration included. November 13…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-11-10
Summary:

Those who visit the Coronet to witness the unique photo-play 'Back to God's Country' will be repaid by seeing one of the most remarkable achievements in motion pictures yet accomplished. Nell Shipman plays the lead role. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-11-11 - 1920-11-11
Summary:

Are you tired of commonplace films? Then see this one, 'Back to God's Country' adopted from the story by James Oliver Curwood, featuring the brilliant Nell Shipman. Illustration included.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-11-13 - 1920-11-13
Summary:

Today at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15 p.m., positively last performances of the enormously successful play, 'Back to God's Country.' Tomorrow at 6 and 9.15 p.m., incomparable Nazimova, the star of a thousand moods in her supreme triumph, 'Eye for Eye.' Illustration and…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-11-13
Summary:

Today the Coronet announces the last day screening of 'Back to God's Country' and tomorrow, the film 'Eye for Eye' featuring Nazimova begins its run.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-05-11 - 1921-05-14
Summary:

Madge Kennedy in 'Through the Wrong Door,' Smiling Bill Parsons in 'They're Off' and British Gazette at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15 p.m. May 14 Remarks: Sunday, at 6 & 9.15, for one night only, 'Back to God's Country' (7 parts).

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-05-11 - 1921-05-14
Summary:

At 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, Madge Kennedy in 'Through the Wrong Door.' Also Smiling Bill Parsons in 'They're Off' and British Gazette. May 14 Remarks: Sunday at 6 and 9.15, for one night only, 'Back to God's Country' in 7 parts.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-06-10 - 1921-06-10
Summary:

Tonight we are showing 'The River's End,' a First National masterpiece from James Oliver Curwood's story and directed by Marshall Neilan. This film is going to take Hongkong by storm! The only two pictures we have ever shown that could be compared with it were 'Back to…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-06-16 - 1921-06-16
Summary:

The Coronet: At 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 & 9.15, Maeterlinck's masterpiece 'The Blue Bird,' Rolin Comedy and Pathe Review. The Kowloon: At 5.30 & 9.15, 'Back to God's Country' and 'Saucy Madeline.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-06-16 - 1921-06-16
Summary:

The Coronet: at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, for two nights only, Maeterlinck's masterpiece, 'The Blue Bird.' Also Rolin Comedy and Pathe Review. The Kowloon: at 5.30 and 9.15 p.m., 'Back to God's Country' and 'Saucy Madeline.'

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Headline: Kowloon Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-06-16 - 1921-06-16
Summary:

Today at 5.30, tonight at 9.15, Nell Shipman in 'Back to God's Country.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-06-16 - 1921-06-16
Summary:

At 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, for two nights only, Maeterlinck's masterpiece, 'The Blue Bird,' Rolin Comedy and Pathe Review at the Coronet. At 5.30 and 9.15, 'Back to God's Country' and 'Saucy Madeline' at the Kowloon.

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Headline: Films Out East
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-11-30
Summary:

To the Editor S. C. M. Post – Mr. Ray's reply on the 'Films Out East' article. He has an opposite view. About China as a dumping ground for junk films. He hardly thinks Paramount, Realart, and Fox productions are to be classed in that category. He mentioned that the Coronet showed…

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Headline: The Star
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-12-27 - 1923-12-27
Summary:

Nell Shipman (star of 'Back to God's Country') in 'The Girl from God's Country.' Remarks: Another ad. on page 12.