A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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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: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-08-22
Summary:

Mr. Geoffrey Malins, the producer, gave a demonstration of his power in the Gaumont private theatre. He claimed that he could influence film actors beneficially by hypnotic treatment. In the private theatre, Miss Margaret Hope was made the first subject, and she was hypnotically treated by…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-06-09
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-08-18
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-08-25
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Headline: At the Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-03-26 - 1924-03-27
Summary:

Today and tomorrow at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15 p.m., Whitman Bennett presents Rex Beach's 'Fair Lady,' founded on his famous novel, directed by Kenneth Webb, scenario by Dorothy Farnum, a United Artists production.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-04-26
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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-11-25
Summary:

Queen's Theatre will be screening the Metro production 'The Golden Gift' starring Alice Lake. The cast also includes John Bowers, Harriett Hammond, Joseph [sic] Swickard, Bridgetta Clark, Louis Dumar, Geoffrey Webb and Cammilla [sic] Clark. Film synopsis included. Another newsreel…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-11-26
Summary:

Alice Lake in her latest starring picture for Metro, 'The Golden Gift,' a Maxwell Karger production which was shown at the Queen's Theatre, gives one of the most powerful dramatic portrayals of her screen career. She was assisted by the cast of Bowers Harriett Hammond, Joseph [sic…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-11-26
Summary:

Yesterday, Queen's Theatre screened 'The Golden Gift' starring Alice Lake, the youthful Metro star. The cast also includes John Bowers, Harriett Hammond, Joseph [sic] Swickard, Bridgetta Clark, Louis Dumar, Geoffrey Webb and Camilla Clark. The film will be shown for the last time…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-11-26
Summary:

The Golden Gift,' which was shown yesterday at the Queen's Theatre, is a thrilling drama of love and power, with Alice Lake, the youthful Metro star, as the central figure in this story of the clash between love of career and love of a child. Film synopsis included. As a leading man,…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-01-17
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-02-03
Summary:

Lionel Barrymore in 'The Master Mind' is the attraction at the Queen's Theatre. This is the first of a new series of Barrymore photoplays to be presented by the Associated First National. He is capably supported by such well-known artists as Gypsy O'Brien, Ralph Kellard,…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-04-04
Summary:

Johnny Hines's 'Little Johny Jones,' a screen adaptation of the stage success of the same name written and acted by the one and only George M. Cohan, will be shown at the World Theatre soon. The film is produced by Warner Bros, story based on the career of Tod Sloan, directed by…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-04-04
Summary:

You think I'll shoot!' This is one of the tense, breathtaking scenes in David Belasco's 'Tiger Rose,' which is showing at the Coronet. Film synopsis included. The role is characterized by Lenore Ulric, who made such a tremendous success in the same role when 'Tiger…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-04-11
Summary:

Little Johnny Jones,' Johnny Hines's latest starring vehicle, a Warner Brothers classic of the screen adapted from the George M. Cohan stage success in which that actor and producer personally appeared and put himself definitely on the Broadway scene. Johnny had appeared with William…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-11-14 - 1925-11-16
Summary:

Saturday to Monday, November 15 to 17, John Barrymore in 'Sherlock Holmes,' directed by Albert Parker, adapted from William Gillette's play, with the cast including Roland Young, Carol Dempster, Hedda Hopper, Percival [sic] Knight, Reginald Denny, Robert Schable, Anders Randolf,…

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Headline: The Queen's
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-11-14 - 1925-11-16
Summary:

Saturday to Monday, November 15 to 17, John Barrymore in 'Sherlock Holmes,' directed by Albert Parker, adopted from William Gillette's stage play. November 16 Remarks: Starting tomorrow, Warner Bros' classic of the screen, 'Her Marriage Vow,' directed by Millard…

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Headline: The Queen's
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-11-16 - 1925-11-16
Summary:

Today only at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15 p.m., John Barrymore in his supreme screen creation of Sir A. Conan Doyle's immortal 'Sherlock Holmes.' Starting tomorrow, a play that turns marriage inside out, Warner Bros. classic of the screen, 'Her Marriage Vow,' directed by…