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: 1923-06-09
Summary:

The attraction at the Grand Theatre, Wanchai, over the weekend is the William Duncan Wild West production, 'Where Men are Men.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-06-11
Summary:

The Sporting Duchess,' is the feature film showing at the Grand Theatre tonight. The film starred Alice Joyce. Mr. Ray has decided to discontinue the serial at the Grand Theatre at the 9.15 performance and he is giving an all-European show.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-06-16
Summary:

Harold Lloyd appears at the Grand, Wanchai, from today, in five-reel comedy, 'Grandma's Boy.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-06-23
Summary:

There is a change of programme at the Grand Theatre. The big picture is 'Cousin Kate,' featuring Alice Joyce. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-10-30
Summary:

Tomorrow night the Grand Theatre in Queen's Road East inaugurates the new system to be followed throughout the Winter season. The opening programme includes Reginald Denny in the big racing picture, 'The Kentucky Derby' and the Williams Variety Co.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-10-31
Summary:

The new season at the Grand opens tonight with 'The Kentucky Derby' and the Williams Variety Co.

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

There was a good crowd at the Grand last night, by the performances provided from William Variety Co, with performers Young Eddie Polo, Jack and Cora. 'The Kentucky Derby' was also screened.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-11-14
Summary:

Booth Tarkington's wonderful story 'The Flirt' fills the bill at the Grand tonight and tomorrow. Harold Lloyd's 'Get Out and Get Under' also included in the programme.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-11-21
Summary:

Herbert Rawlinson and Eileen Percy are the joint stars of 'The Prisoner' the romantic film drama showing tonight at the Grand. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-11-24
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-12-21
Summary:

After the ran of 'Fools and Riches' finishes at the Grand tonight, Griffith's picture 'Way Down East' is due. People who missed their opportunity in Coronet, will be welcomed. On Xmas day Constance Talmadge in 'Wedding Bells' and Harold Lloyd in 'Now or…

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Headline: The Grand
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-12-23
Summary:

The Grand announced that they are compiled to withdraw 'Way Down East' after today show. Tomorrow Harold Lloyd's 'Now or Never' will be shown. Constance Talmadge's 'Wedding Bells' is also in the bill for Xmas.

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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.