A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-12-16
Summary:

Much interest has been aroused over a film of Mr. Lloyd George's life, which is just being completed. The story was written by Sir Sidney Low, lecturer on Imperial and Colonial history, King's College, University of London, and made into a film by the well-known producer, Mr. Maurice…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-11-08
Summary:

The film portraying the life story of Mr. Lloyd George introduces a new phase in the cinema. The producers consider that the history symbolizes the spirit of the Allies. It was expected that the film would be completed in October.

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Headline: George Arliss
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-03-17 - 1923-03-17
Summary:

George Arliss in 'The Ruling Passion' at the Coronet today and tomorrow. Photo included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-01-16 - 1913-05-02
Summary:

The proprietor of the hotel has already spent $12,000 in throughly renovating and refurnishing the premises. A piece of vacant ground adjoining the hotel may convert into an Open-Air Skating Rink, Bowling Alley or Open-Air Cinematograph Show, etc.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-01-25 - 1919-01-25
Summary:

Denise' in 6 parts, after the famous piece of Alexander Dumas, The Younger of the French Academy. Full orchestra. Manila String Band in attendance.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-03-15
Summary:

The Ruling Passion,' in which George Arliss takes the principal role, will be shown at the Coronet Theatre today. It is noted that George Arliss has previous been appeared on the screen in 'Disraeli.' Film synopsis included.

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Headline: Star Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-10-17
Summary:

Star Theatre will be screening Alexander Dumas' work 'Where is My Father.' One can notice the French author's imaginative creativeness in the movie. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-11-29
Summary:

Another incident had been added to the 'Lloyd George' film. The counterfeit 'Lloyd George' was conducted by a torchlight procession through the street of Carnarvon, and pictures were taken the reproduction of the declaration of the poll in 1892, when the Prime Minister was re…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-01-25 - 1919-01-25
Summary:

Caption: George Walsh Direction William Fox. Synopsis included. It will be shown at the Coronet Theatre on Monday next.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-01-27 - 1919-01-27
Summary:

Special matinee today (Monday) the 27th, January at 5.15 p.m., 'Denise' in 6 parts, after the famous piece of Alexander Dumas, the younger of the French academy. Full orchestra, Manila string band in attendance.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-18
Summary:

Beginning tonight the Star will show 'Disraeli,' which is a convincing attempt to depict a critical period in the career of the great statesman. George Arliss, the star, is an English actor, who had to go to America to make a reputation. When he made the screen adaptation, he brought…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-01-26 - 1919-01-26
Summary:

The Yankee Way,' George Walsh, direction William Fox. It will be shown at the Coronet Theatre on Monday next. Picture and plot included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-02-21 - 1919-02-21
Summary:

Commencing Saturday, 22nd February, showing a beautiful serial photoplay (story by E. Alexander Powell), 'The Lass of the Lumberlands,' 1st and 2nd episodes, featuring Helen Holmes, the darling of the screen. Book your seats early.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-04-24
Summary:

The Victoria Theatre: The Victoria Theatre was hired for the afternoon and evening by the Society, who entertained there a large number of men from the services. The programme was partly concert and partly pictures. An American Gazette, the amusing 'Kidder and Ko' and 'Two…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-03-30 - 1912-04-09
Summary:

Screening of 'Saint George and the Dragon' by Milano Film, and performance by Harry Nellie; Special band nights every Thursday

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

The thrilling drama of 'St. George and the Dragon' is being depicted at the Victoria Theatre and the other pictures thrown on the screen are of the best.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-05-13
Summary:

The Victoria Theatre is showing a championship boxing bout, Jack Johnson versus Jim Flynn, and other interesting programmes. Also, a picture in 10 parts depicting the loves and labours of the three heroes in Alexander Dumas' famous work 'The Three Musketeers.'

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

The Hon. Mr. H. E. Pollock, K. C., President of St. George's Society, informs us that it has been decided by the Committee of St. George's Society to cancel the original programme. There will now be no entertainment at the theatre or ball at the City Hall.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-10-06
Summary:

There was a record house on Saturday night at the Victoria Theatre, every available seat being occupied. The picture depicting the boxing match between George Carpentier and Dick Smith was remarkable. 'Madam and her Godson' is a very amusing photoplay.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-05-15 - 1924-05-12
Summary:

Today at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15 p.m., Miss Genevieve Felix in 'The Lady of Monsoreau' in 7 parts, a beautiful colour photoplay adapted from the French novel by Alexander Dumas. Usual prices. Tomorrow change programme, Metro presents Milton Sills in 'The Forgotten Law.'…