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: 1923-03-22
Summary:

Kowloon folk are being offered a very special attraction at the Kowloon Theatre tonight with jazz band of the 'President Madison' perform.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-05-19
Summary:

Public is drawn to the Coronet's announcement, in the advertising columns of an exceptional attraction at the theatre tomorrow evening. 'The Confession' had been reserved for the opening performance at the new Kowloon theatre, but the inclement weather combined with other…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-05-20
Summary:

Hal Reid's play, 'The Confession,' which has been made into a motion picture by the National Film Corporation, featuring Henry Walthall, originally was to be shown as a special opening attraction for the Kowloon Theatre. Due to the weather issue, the screening was delayed and it…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-06-14
Summary:

Hongkong Amusement Ltd., open a new Theatre located in Nathan Road of Kowloon. A big roomy place the new theatre is fitted with a battery of electric fans that set up a breeze fresh enough to blow out every match in the box when you begin to light up your pipe. The chairs are those comfortable…

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Headline: Coronet Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-06-15
Summary:

Kowloon Kinema tonight provides the latest episodes of 'Lost City.' At the Coronet tonight Maeterlinck's 'The Blue Bird' will be screened along with a 'Snub' comedy.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-06-23
Summary:

Alf's Button,' the comedy which took England by storm, thoroughly justified its reputation at the first screening last night at the Kowloon Theatre. The film was starred by Leslie Henson. In Addition, a most interesting gazette is shown, including the Shanghai Olympic Games containing…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-07-30
Summary:

Kowloon Theatre will provide screening of 'Polly of the Storm Country' for the first time. The film was starred by Mildred Harris Chaplin, Micky Moore, Ruby Lafayette and Emory Johnson. There is no connection between this 'feature' and 'The Secret of the Storm Country…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-08-15
Summary:

The Son of Tarzan, reputed the best of the Tarzan pictures, is being screened at the Kowloon Theatre. Two new machines are being installed, ensuring project of the 'Coronet' standard.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-08-29
Summary:

A bright and entertaining programme is offered at the Kowloon Theatre, including 'Mr. Fix-It' starring Douglas Fairbanks. While Hongkong Amusements Ltd. has secured three entertainers from the Folies Bergere, the famous Paris comedy theatre. In a novelty act entitled 'Le Globe d…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-09-03
Summary:

A discussion about the film 'Mind the Paint Girl,' which was screened in Kowloon Theatre last night. The film was starred by Anita Stewart.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-09-15
Summary:

Doris Lee is the leading lady for Charles Ray, the Thomas H. Ince star in his newest Paramount picture, 'Playing the Game,' which is to be presented at the Kowloon Theatre tomorrow. The film was written by Julien Josephson. Others in the supporting cast include Robert Mckim, Lillian…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-09-17
Summary:

The many admirers of Charles Ray, the Thomas H. Ince star in Paramount pictures, portrays in his new photoplay 'Playing the Game,' which presented at the Kowloon Theatre yesterday. The story is written by Julien Josephson and directed by Victor Schertzinger. The supporting cast…

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Headline: Kowloon Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-09-19
Summary:

In 'A Broadway Cowboy' the Jesse D. Hampton-Pathe feature at the Kowloon Theatre today, William Desmond starred as the lead role while the story is written by Byron Morgan.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-09-27
Summary:

Lots of people have read Rex Beach's story of Dan McGill, of Alice his wife and of Barclay the dancing man. It is a grim and in some ways, terrible story with Alaska for background. The photo-play version is showing at the Kowloon Theatre and proves finely compelling.

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Headline: Kowloon Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-09-28
Summary:

D. W. Griffith masterpiece 'The Idol Dancer' and Marshall Neilan's 'Don't Ever Marry,' 'Trumpet Island,' a truly remarkable Vitagraph production, and Hepworth's 'Once aboard the Lugger,' will all be screened in the Kowloon Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-11-05
Summary:

Kowloon Theatre provided a good illustration of the kinema dance last night. After the British gazette had been screened, the dance held for an hour. A splendid First National attraction 'Forty-Five minutes from Broadway,' with Charles Ray in the leading role followed.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-11-09
Summary:

O. Henry, who knew his 'Bagdad on the Subway,' disclosed with colourful accuracy, bizarre adventure of the mysterious underworld. Upton Sinclair and Benjamin B. Hampton changed his vision to motion pictures entitled 'The Money-Changers,' which paints in powerful colours the…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-11-23
Summary:

To capture the elusive spirit of O. Henry's genius in a photoplay. That is the aim that has animated the producers of 'The Double Dyed Deceiver' showing at the Kowloon Theatre this evening. Jack Pickford is in the leading role.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-11-28
Summary:

The current programme in Kowloon Theatre: 'How Could You Jean?' featuring Mary Pickford and 'The Immigrant' by Charlie Chaplin. Plots of both films were included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-12-13
Summary:

Many Hongkong people went twice to see Douglas Fairbanks in his breezy comedy 'Say! Young Fellow,' when it was shown at the Coronet Theatre, but Kowloon cinema patrons will have the one opportunity only in this evening.