A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Headline: Al Fresco Fete
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1911-11-06
Summary:

The al fresco fete in the grounds of the Roman Catholic Cathedral last night was crowded. The good cause of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul was liberally benefitted. Both the shooting gallery and cinematograph were largely patronised.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-09-20 - 1920-09-22
Summary:

Tonight at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Blanche Sweet in Bret Harte's 'Fighting Cressy.' Also showing 'Around the Town' and Christy [sic] Comedy. The String Band of the Empress of Asia will play at 9.15 p.m.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-01-21
Summary:

At the Coronet Theatre, a unique comedy programme will be screened. The first one is Mack Sennett's 'Down on the Farm,' with Ben Turpin as the leading player. Film synopsis included. Another one is 'Perfectly Fiendish Flannigan,' a burlesque on the Bill Hart type of hero…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-07-16
Summary:

Mr. William S. Hart is in Los Angeles Hospital, with several fractured ribs and bruises, as the result of an accident while making a picture of a Western drama outside the city. This is the second accident to a member of the Hollywood film colony within a fortnight. The first being the slight…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-03-24 - 1919-03-24
Summary:

The three most popular film actors in the public estimation are William S. Hart, Douglas Fairbanks and William Farnum. The Coronet has booked pictures starring all three. Today we are showing your old favourite Douglas Fairbanks in 'Double Trouble.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1908-08-17
Summary:

The most successful al fresco concert was held in the Kowloon Cricket Club. There was a performance from Senor Torras, who is one of the leading artistes at the Alexandra Cinematograph.

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-01-17 - 1924-01-19
Summary:

Today till Saturday, Robertson-Cole super special, Al Christie's 'So Long Letty.' Also, a mermaid comedy, 'This Way Out' in 2 parts. Admission: 9.15 p.m., $1.20 and 80 cents; 5.15 p.m., 80 cents and 50 cents. Illustration included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-04-11 - 1924-04-11
Summary:

B. P. Schulberg presents 'Poor Men's Wives,' directed by Gasnier, featuring Barbara La Marr, presented by Al Lichtman Corporation. Illustration included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-01-17 - 1924-01-19
Summary:

Today till Saturday, Al Christie's 6-reel comedy drama, from Oliver Morosco's success, 'So Long Letty,' a Robertson-Cole super special. Also, 2-part Mermaid comedy, 'This Way Out.' Picture included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-05-05 - 1924-05-08
Summary:

Commencing May 6th to 8th at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 & 9.15 p.m., Al Lichtman presents Miriam Cooper and Gaston Glass in 'Daughters of the Rich,' in 6 parts. Usual Booking at the Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-05-06 - 1924-05-08
Summary:

Commencing May 6th to 8th at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15 p.m., Al Lichtman presents Miriam Cooper and Gaston Glass in 'Daughters of the Rich' in 6 parts. Usual prices. Booking at the theatre.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-09-22 - 1920-09-24
Summary:

Tonight, William S. Hart in 'Truthful Tulliver.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-09-22 - 1920-09-24
Summary:

Tonight, William S. Hart in 'Truthful Tulliver.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-05-06 - 1924-05-08
Summary:

Commencing May 6th to 8th at 2.30, 5.30, 7.15 and 9.15 p.m., Al Lichtman presents Miriam Cooper and Gaston Glass in 'Daughters of the Rich' in 6 parts. Usual prices. Booking at the Theatre. May 7 & 8 Remarks: Picture included.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-07-28 - 1919-07-28
Summary:

Tonight, William S. Hart in 'The Disciple.' Booking at Robinson's.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-10-03 - 1921-10-04
Summary:

Artcraft presents Wm. S. Hart in 'The Tiger Man.'

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-01-17 - 1924-01-19
Summary:

Al Christie's 6-reel comedy-drama, from Oliver Morosco's success 'So Long Letty.' Also, a 2-part comedy, 'The Way Out.' Admission, 9.15 p.m., $1.2 and 80 cents; 5.15 p.m., 80 and 50 cents. January 17-18 Remarks: Illustration included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-12-03
Summary:

What is the secret of the charm of Mary Pickford? What made Ethel Barrymore the delight of American audiences, and Gaby Deslys the idol of Paris? World Theatre is screening the Al Lichtman attraction 'The Girl Who Came Back.' The film is directed by Tom Forman. Film synopsis included…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-12-07 - 1921-12-09
Summary:

William S. Hart in 'The Return of Draw Egan' and beautiful comedies.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-11-04
Summary:

At the Roman Catholic Church compound yesterday, the annual al fresco fete in connection with the Society of St. Vincent de Paul was held. The cinematograph exhibition kindly given by Pathe Freres, was the means of attracting many stray dollars.