A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-04-19 - 1924-04-19
Summary:

Have just received three more Buster Keaton comedies.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-05-13
Summary:

Although 'Ponjola' is the major attraction at the Coronet Theatre, many people are finding the comedy even more enjoyable, depicting as it does Buster Keaton in his funniest role to date. Buster is playing golf when he is knocked senseless by a golf ball. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-10-11
Summary:

Cinema Patrons this week have a double opportunity of receiving more than they are entitled to. The Coronet has a picture by the author of the new famous 'The Mark of Zorro' which is full of excitement. Here is a humorist of the film stage likely to make a name for himself, Buster…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-12-13
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is currently screening 'Trouble' featuring Jackie Coogan. Film synopsis included. For the rest of the bill, Buster Keaton is responsible for the rest of the bill.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-12-12
Summary:

Little Jackie Coogan is always welcome at the Coronet. Today in his latest film 'Trouble,' he will be received with special pleasure. Film plot included. The second picture is Buster Keaton in 'The Boat.' The film is quite the best comedy yet turned out by the sad-faced…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-12-14
Summary:

Jackie Coogan and Buster Keaton, per media of the Coronet screen, continue to delight film fans in town. Jackie appears in 'Trouble.' Buster Keaton is becoming most familiar here, and advance reports were quite correct in announcing 'The Boat' as his best to date.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-04-26
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Headline: Keaton Comedy
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-03-28
Summary:

Buster Keaton feature comedy, 'Three Ages,' is being shown at Queen's Theatre. Other cast included Margaret Leahy and Wallace Beery. The film is directed by Buster Keaton and Eddie Cline, from the story of Jean Havez, Joe Mitchell and Clyde Bruckman. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-01-05 - 1924-01-05
Summary:

The Coronet: Today till Monday, Alice Lake and Rudolph Valentino in 'Uncharted Seas.' The Star: Tonight & Sunday, Mack Sennett presents Ben Turpin in 'A Small Town Idol.' The Grand: Tonight till Monday, 'The Midnight Guest,' and Buster Keaton Comedy.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-01-05 - 1924-01-05
Summary:

There is always a good show at Coronet: Tonight till Monday, Alice Lake and Rudolph Valentino in 'Uncharted Seas.' The Star: Tonight and Sunday, Mack Sennett presents Ben Turpin in 'A Small Town Idol.' The Grand: Tonight till Monday, 'The Midnight Guest' and Buster…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-05-16
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-03-27
Summary:

The first feature-length comedy, 'Three Ages,' to be made with Buster Keaton as the star, is the best work of this ingenious young comedian. 'Three Ages,' now playing at the Queen's Theatre, is replete with laughs and thrills and establishes Keaton permanently in big…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-03-28
Summary:

The 'grandeur that was Rome' lives again at the Queen's Theatre, where Buster Keaton's first full-length feature comedy, 'Three Ages,' is being shown. Keaton is supported by Margaret Leahy and Wallace Beery among others of an able cast. 'Three Ages' is a…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-05-31
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-05-13
Summary:

Although 'Ponjola' is the major attraction at the Coronet Theatre, many people are finding that the comedy of Buster Keaton is even more funnier.

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Headline: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-03-26 - 1925-03-26
Summary:

Today at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15 p.m., Buster Keaton in 'Three Ages.' Illustration included.

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Headline: The Star
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-09-14 - 1925-09-14
Summary:

Today only, First National presents 'The Cave Girl,' Buster Keaton in 'The Love Nest' and 'Felix Turns the Tide.'

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Headline: The Star
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-09-14 - 1925-09-14
Summary:

Today only, First National presents 'The Cave Girl,' Buster Keaton in 'The Love Nest' and 'Felix Turns the Tide.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-10-06 - 1923-10-06
Summary:

Viola Dana in 'Cinderella's Twin,' and Buster Keaton in 'Cops.'

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Headline: The Star
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-09-14 - 1925-09-14
Summary:

Today only, First National presents 'The Cave Girl.' Also Buster Keaton in 'The Love Nest' and 'Felix Turns the Tide.'