A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1911-05-01
Summary:

A feast of good things is at present being provided to patrons of the Empire Cinematograph. Signorina Salvati appears in an amusing laughing song, while Miss Irma La Pomme and Mlle. Bascans contribute pleasing songs. Sr. Falanto's fine rich voice nightly evokes applause.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-04-11 - 1919-04-12
Summary:

Tonight, Bessie Love and De Wolf Hopper in 'Stranded.' Love and a Savage, 'Wallingford' episode 5. British Gazette No. 498. Special all comedy, children's matinee. Booking at Robinson's.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-04-11 - 1919-04-12
Summary:

Tonight at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Bessie Love and DeWolf Hopper in 'Stranded'; 'Love and a Savage'; 'Wallingford' episode 5; British Gazette No. 498. Saturday, April 12th at 2.15 p.m., special all comedy children's matinee. Booking at Robinson's.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-04-11 - 1919-04-11
Summary:

Do you remember El Capitan, the rage of London in 1897? If you do, you will also remember DeWolf Hopper in the title role. He has a great part in 'Stranded,' showing tonight at the Coronet.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-04-12 - 1919-04-12
Summary:

Tonight at 4.30 p.m. and 9.15 p.m., Bessie Love and DeWolf Hopper in 'Stranded.' 'Love and a Savage.' 'Walingford' episode 5. British Gazette, No. 498. Today (Saturday), April 12th at 2.15 p.m., special all comedy, children's matinee. Booking at Robinson's…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-07-30 - 1919-07-31
Summary:

F. Marshall Sanderson will present on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. D. W. Griffith's colossal spectacle 'Intolerance'. The picture that has all the stars: Lillian Gish, Constance Talmadge, Bessie Love, Miriam Cooper and Elmo Lincoln (Tarzan). Sir Herbert Tree - Douglas Fairbanks -…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-07-30
Summary:

See D. W. Griffith's 'Intolerance' when it opens at the Coronet Theatre on Friday evening next, if you would be amazed and thrilled and fascinated by what has been called the most novel, stupendous and magnificent stage work the world has ever known. One performance will be given…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-07-30 - 1919-08-04
Summary:

By special arrangement with the Coronet, F. Marshall Sanderson will present on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, August 1, 2 and 3, at 9.15 p.m. only, D. W. Griffith's colossal spectacle 'Intolerance,' the picture that has all the stars: Lillian Gish, Constance Talmadge, Bessie Love,…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-05-31
Summary:

Tomorrow night will mark the concluding screening at the Hongkong Theatre of 'Toton.' It will be followed on Wednesday with Thomas Ince's 'The No-Good Boy' [sic]. William Collier has the principal part in this film. The next change of programme will bring 'Rough and…

10
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-06-02 - 1920-06-04
Summary:

Tonight at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Triangle presents William Collier supported by Enid Markey in 'The No-Good Guy.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-09-20
Summary:

Fighting Cressy,' in which Jesse D. Hampton and Pathe present Blanche Sweet at the Coronet Theatre for three more days, is adapted from Bret Harte's Story, 'Cressy.'A splendid cast, including Russell Simpson, Edward Peil, Walter Perry, Frank Lanning, Pell Trenton, Antrim…

12
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,…

13
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-10-15
Summary:

Mildred Harris, who starred in popular pictures such as 'The Price of a Good Time' and 'A Doctor and the Woman,' will be seen at the Hongkong Theatre today in her latest Universal-Jewel production 'Borrowed Clothes.' She is supported by Lewis J. Cody, Edward J. Peel…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-01-26
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-07-26
Summary:

Don't Doubt Your Wife' was shown in Coronet yesterday. It is an original story in which Leah Baird plays the chief role with the support role starred by Edward Peil. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-07-26
Summary:

Yesterday, Coronet Theatre screened a domestic drama entitled 'Don't Doubt Your Wife' featuring Leah Baird, Edward Peil and Emory Johnson. The film is full of thrill and spectacular scenes. Film synopsis included.

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Headline: A Killer
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-12-27
Summary:

The Killer' the Benjamin B. Hampton-Pathe feature is showing in the World Theatre. The film was directed by Howard Hickman and interpreted by a cast headed by Frank Campeau, Claire Adams, Jack Conway, little Frankie Lee, Tod Sloan, Edward Peil, Milton Ross, Frank Hayes. Film synopsis…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-12-27
Summary:

World Theatre will be screening a Benjamin B. Hampton production 'The Killer' which is inspired from Stewart Edward White's novel. The film features Claire Adams, who is famous for her work with little Frankie Lee of 'The Westerners' and 'The Miracle Man.' The…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-11-14
Summary:

A large, old-fashioned trunk is Jackie Coogan's bed in 'Daddy,' a First National picture, produced by Sol Lesser, which is coming to the Queen's Theatre tomorrow for a five days' engagement. E. Mason Hopper directed it from the original story by Mr. and Mrs. Jack Coogan…

20
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-11-15
Summary:

Daddy' which was produced by Sol Lesse [sic] and directed by E. Mason Hopper, comes to the Queen's Theatre today. The picture starred by Jackie Coogan and Cesare Gravina, an Italian actor and musician. Film plot included.