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: 1910-09-23
Summary:

It is New York correspondent of the Observer witnessed a demonstration of Edison's new invention, the kinetophone. A man shown on a screen was seen throwing an iron ball on the floor. There was a perfect reproduction of sounds, including that of a motor horn.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-04-29
Summary:

A large number of people assembled at the Theatre Royal last night to witness the first demonstration in Hong Kong of Edison's latest invention Kinetophone, the union of moving picture with voice was pleasing and effective. The first item was a short description of the invention, given by a…

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-12-27
Summary:

At the Bijou Theatre, a Russian ballet dancer, Miss Sonia Halanai, appeared in addition to the Sailor's Horn Pipe, Irish Jigs and the Scotch Reel.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-09-27 - 1920-09-27
Summary:

Should death bed promises be kept? Or broken just as lightly as they are seriously given? Jimmy Dodd promised his dying mother that he would not marry until his sisters were provided for. He kept his promise and in doing so ruined his life. This is the theme of 'The Gay Old Dog,' a…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1920-10-02 - 1920-10-05
Summary:

Famous American Star re-appears. Billie Burke in 'Arms and the Girl.' 'Jimmy Wanted to Get Married.' Also Paramount-Bray-Pictographs.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-01-30 - 1922-01-30
Summary:

There are 'Alias Jimmy Valentine' and 'Dice of Destiny.' Both of them will be screened at The Coronet.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-01-30 - 1922-01-30
Summary:

These are 'Dice of Destiny' and 'Alias Jimmy Valentine,' both will be screened at the Coronet. Come along tonight and see 'Dice of Destiny.'

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-01-31 - 1922-01-31
Summary:

Dice of Destiny' ranks with 'Alias Jimmy Valentine' as the best crook drama since 'The Honor System.' It is showing tonight. Picture included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-05-05 - 1922-05-05
Summary:

The Son of Wallingford.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-07-05 - 1922-07-06
Summary:

The Coronet: Today at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, 'The Woman and the Puppet' in 7 reels. Kowloon Theatre: Today at 5.15 & 9.15, Madge Kennedy in 'Friend Husband,' Jimmy Aubrey in 'The Tourist,' and Gazette. July 5 Remarks: Kowloon Theatre is showing Gazette. July…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-07-05 - 1922-07-05
Summary:

The Coronet: Today at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, 'The Woman and the Puppet' in 7 reels. Kowloon Theatre: Tonight at 5.45 and 9 p.m., Madge Kennedy in 'Friend Husband' and Jimmy Aubrey in 'The Tourist.' Also Gazette.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-07-05 - 1922-07-06
Summary:

The Coronet: Today at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, 'The Woman and the Puppet' in 7 reels. Kowloon Theatre: Today at 5.45 and 9.15, Madge Kennedy in 'Friend Husband' and Jammy [sic] Aubrey in 'The Tourist.' Also Gazette.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-07-06 - 1922-07-06
Summary:

The Coronet: Today at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, 'The Woman and the Puppet' in 7 reels. Kowloon Theatre: Tonight at 9.15 p.m., your last chance of seeing delightful Madge Kennedy in 'Friend Husband.' Also Jimmy Aubrey in 'The Tourist' and a Burton Holmes travelogue…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-06-16
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-07-14
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-09-14
Summary:

Jimmy Wallingford, son of the famous but notorious J. Rufus Wallingford, of 'Get Rich Quick' fame, is the main character in the film offering at The Star tonight. Mr. Randolph Chester, the author of the Wallingford stories, decided to let Jimmy grow up, and in 'The Son of…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-12-20
Summary:

A Small Town Idol,' one of the few productions Mack Sennett has made in six-reel proportions, comes to the Coronet Theatre today beginning an engagement limited to four days. The cast includes Ben Turpin, Phyllis Haver, Marie Prevost, Charlie [sic] Murray, Jimmy Finlayson, Kalla Pasha and…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-12-20
Summary:

Herbert Rawlinson in the role of Jimmy Dorgan appears at the Grand tonight. The plot of the picture – 'Fools and Riches' – principally concerns the plan by which Old Man Dorgan reforms his erring son. It will be good news to the residents in the Eastern district that 'Way Down…

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Headline: The Star
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-02-26 - 1924-02-26
Summary:

Tonight only at 5.30 and 9.15 p.m., Ethel Grey Terry in 'A Self Made Wife,' and Jimmy Aubrey in 'His Jonah Day.'