A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-06-11
Summary:

The American Amusement and Film Company is in a state of great perturbation, and have lost upwards of $8000 worth of cinematograph material. Mr. J. R. Armstrong and David Benjamin had come to Shanghai and started the concern. When Armstrong went to the office on the 4th, he found that every…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-07-09
Summary:

In our issue of June 11 appeared an extra from the China Press, Shanghai, headed 'Cinema Company's Affairs.' Mr. David Benjamin writes that the article is not in accordance with facts.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1916-01-28
Summary:

Mr. B. Brodsky, General Manager of the China Cinema Company Ltd., left Shanghai recently for America, taking with him a moving picture film manufactured by the China Cinema Company, entitled 'A Trip Through China,' which has been working on for the last five years. It comprised 20,000…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-07-28 - 1916-07-28
Summary:

Screening of 'Sixty Years A Queen'; Also 'The Horse Thief' (Keystone) and 'Harry's Gazette'; tomorrow night a full band will be attendance

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-07-29 - 1916-07-29
Summary:

Screening of 'Sixty Years A Queen'; Also 'The Horse Thief' (Keystone) and 'Harry's Gazette'; Tonight a full band will be attendance

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Headline: Coronet Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-04-27
Summary:

A splendid all-star Benjamin B. Hampton photodrama, 'The Money-Changers,' comes to the Coronet tonight. Using the basic theme of Upton Sinclair's novel, 'The Money-Changers,' Mr. Sinclair and Mr. Hampton wrote a new story for the screen. The cast included Robert McKim,…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-04-28
Summary:

A photoplay 'The Money Changers,' Benjamin B. Hampton's Masterpiece, was shown for the first time at the Coronet yesterday. The story is by Upton Sinclair and the cast includes Robert McKimm [sic], Roy Stewart, Claire Adams and Audrey Chapman.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-09-02
Summary:

Desert Gold,' Benjamin B. Hampton and Eltinge F. Warner's picture of the widely-read Zane Grey's novel, which distributed by W. W. Hodkinson through Pathe Exchange Inc. comes to the World Theatre. The main cast included Eileen Percy and E. K. Lincoln. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-10-12
Summary:

The Westerners,' which was the principal attraction at the World Theatre last night, is a picturization of Stewart Edward White's famous novel of the same name, produced by Benjamin B. Hampton for Great Authors Picture, Inc. and enacted by screen artists as Roy Stewart, Mildred Manning…

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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: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-08-04
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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-09-30 - 1922-09-30
Summary:

Sunday to Tuesday, October 1 to 3, an extraordinary special programme, a Ben J. B. Hampton production, 'The U. P. Trail,' 7 parts, from Zane Grey's greatest novel, a massive picture of the great west with a powerful cast including Roy Stewart, Kathlyn Williams, Marguerite De La…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-10-02 - 1922-10-02
Summary:

A Benj. [sic] B. Hampton production, Zane Grey's greatest novel, 'The U. P. Trail' featuring Roy Stewart, Joseph Dowling, Kathryn Williams, Robt. McKim and Marguerite De La Motte. Illustration included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-10-02 - 1922-10-02
Summary:

A Benj. B. Hampton production, Zane Grey's greatest novel, 'The U. P. Trail,' a massive picture of the great west with a powerful cast including Roy Stewart, Kathlyn Williams, Joseph J. Dowling, Robert McKim and Marguerite De La Motte, directed Jack Conway, Zane Grey Pictures Inc…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-11-13 - 1922-11-13
Summary:

All the productions of the United Artists Film Corporation will be presented at the Coronet, Hongkong and the Pearl, Canton, and at no other theatre in South China. D. W. Griffith's screen masterpiece, 'Way Down East' opens at the Coronet tonight. It will be followed by Douglas…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-12-15 - 1922-12-15
Summary:

All next week, we are showing Douglas Fairbanks in 'The Three Musketeers' and Mary Pickford in 'Little Lord Fauntleroy.' After which we shall show George Arliss in 'Disraeli' and Otis Skinner in 'Kismet.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-12-22 - 1922-12-22
Summary:

Whatever else you do during the Xmas holidays, you must go to the Coronet to see Mary Pickford in 'Little Lord Fauntleroy.' The little house that shows the big pictures will surpass itself during the holidays. Tonight till Sunday, Douglas Fairbanks in 'The Three Musketeers.'…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-12-30
Summary:

Little Lord Fauntleroy,' starring Mary Pickford, finishes its run at the Coronet Theatre on Sunday. It is announced that, next week's attraction will be 'Disraeli.' 'Disraeli' is a film version of the famous play of that name by Louis N. Parker. Mr. George Arliss,…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-12-30
Summary:

As 'Little Lord Fauntleroy' featuring Mary Pickford finishes its run at the Coronet Theatre, 'Disraeli,' a film version of a play of that name by Louis N. Parker becomes the next week's attraction at the Coronet. Featuring the charming view of life, the film is based on…