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: 1919-12-16
Summary:

The last chance of seeing Anatole France's great work 'Thais' will be given to patrons of the Coronet Theatre tonight. Some magnificent acting is seen by Mary Garden. Film plot included. Pathe's news pictures are very interesting. Local boxers will be interested in the films…

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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: 1916-08-22 - 1916-08-24
Summary:

Tonight: 'The Black Box' (3rd episode), 'The Pocket Wireless', 'The Life of George Carpenter', 'Italian Cavalry', 'Guzzle the Golfer' (Keystone Comic), 'Buster Brown on Goats' (Edison Comic) and 'The Border Range'

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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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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-12-21 - 1918-12-21
Summary:

Jack and the Beanstalk' is in 10 parts with grand production by William Fox. Francis Carpenter acts as Jack and a real giant also performs. It is the first pantomime shown in Hong Kong, This film will be displayed on Christmas Eve at 9:15 p.m. Photo of the scene (named 'The City Where…

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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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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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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1920-05-20 - 1920-05-24
Summary:

Tonight in the Wonder City of Bagdad the Ancient, with Francis Carpenter and Virginia Corbin [sic] in WM. Fox's $500,000 dreamplay 'Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp.' May 24 remarks: 'A Pair of Cupids.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-05-20
Summary:

Commencing tomorrow the Hongkong Theatre is showing 'The Tongues of Men' a fine drama by Edward Childs Carpenter. Film plot included. Film version of Charles Dickens' 'Great Expectations' will be screened soon.

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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: 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: 1920-05-20 - 1920-05-20
Summary:

Come and be young again tonight in the wonder city of Bagdad the ancient, with Francis Carpenter and Virginia Corbin in Wm. Fox's $500,000 dream play, 'Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp.' Prices at the matinee, 80 cents and 40 cents. Children half price. At the performance $1.00 and…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-12-11
Summary:

Bessie Barriscale appears in 'The Luck of Geraldine Laird,' the Robertson-Cole Superior picture, is now playing at the World Theatre. Supporting actors included Welch William Mong, Rosetta [sic] Marstini, Mary Jane Irving and Theo Alice Carpenter. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-05-20 - 1920-05-22
Summary:

Tonight at 2.30, 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., 'Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp.' May 20 Remarks: On page 5, another ad. on Fox's 'Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp' featuring Francis Carpenter and Virginia Corbin. Prices: at the matinee, 80 cents and 40 cents, children half price; at…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-03-15
Summary:

There is a great deal of misconceptions going round with regard to the salaries paid to Cinema stars, like Charlies Chaplin and Mary Pickford. The price per Chaplin film fades into insignificance when compared with the million dollars spent by William Fox's picture 'Queen of the Sea…

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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