A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-06-07
Summary:

Police Sgt. McDonald was in the role of defendant yesterday, being charged with assult by the proprietor of the Chung Fa Mo Toy cinema. Appearing to prosecute for the Chinese proprietor, Mr. W. E. L. Shenton said that at the evening exhibition of pictures on May 27 the defendant was watching the…

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-08-17 - 1918-08-17
Summary:

Coming, a Paramount serial, 'Who Is Number One?' in 15 episodes, 30 parts. Story by Anna Katherine [sic] Green, featuring Kathleen Clifford. Illustration included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-08-17
Summary:

Bijou Theatre has secured good serial films. 'Who is Number One?' is produced by Paramount Company, from the novel of Anna Katherine Green. It is carefully constructed and took 10 months to film. The first two episodes will be shown today. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-05-23 - 1921-05-25
Summary:

Katherine MacDonald in 'The Thunderbolt,' not suitable for children, Snub Pollard in 'Don't Weaken' and Coronet Review at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15 p.m.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-05-23 - 1921-05-23
Summary:

At 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, Katherine MacDonald will appear tonight in 'The Thunderbolt,' a First National attraction. This picture is not for children.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-05-23 - 1921-05-23
Summary:

At 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, a thing of beauty is a joy forever, Katherine MacDonald in 'The Thunderbolt.' Not suitable for children. Also ‘Snub' Pollard in 'Don't Weaken' and Coronet Review.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-05-23 - 1921-05-25
Summary:

At 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, Katherine MacDonald in 'The Thunderbolt.' Not suitable for children. Snub Pollard in 'Don't Weaken.' Also Coronet Review. May 24 Remarks: The Coronet programme is shown in Canton at the Sincere Theatre. Wednesday's programme includes…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-05-24 - 1921-05-25
Summary:

At 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, a thing of beauty is a joy forever, Katherine MacDonald in 'The Thunderbolt.' Not suitable for children. Also ‘Snub' Pollard in 'Don't Weaken' and Coronet Review. The Coronet programme is shown in Canton at the Sincere Theatre.…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-05-24
Summary:

The Thunderbolt' is the title of the photoplay starring Katherine MacDonald and Thomas Meighan (of 'Miracle Man' fame), which was shown at the Coronet Theatre yesterday. Film synopsis included. In addition, a Snub Pollard comedy 'Don't Weaken' is also shown.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-05-25
Summary:

Katherine MacDonald capitalised as the 'American Beauty' has certainly made an auspicious start as a First National star in 'The Thunderbolt,' an original creation by J. Grubb Alexander, which is the current attraction at the Coronet. She is supported by Thomas Meighan,…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-05-25
Summary:

The Thunderbolt,' starring Katherine MacDonald and Thomas Meighan, is the attraction at the Coronet until next Wednesday. A good laugh at Snub Pollard in a comedy entitled 'Don't Weaken' completes the programme.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-08-17 - 1921-08-17
Summary:

At 5.15 and 9.15, Katherine MacDonald in 'The Notorious Miss Lisle.' Inauguration of President Sun at 11, 12.35, 2.10, 3.45 and 7.15.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-08-17 - 1921-08-17
Summary:

A Coronet special! Every item in tonight's programme at the Coronet is a special feature. The show starts with 'The Inauguration of President Sun Yat Sen'; 'Wet and Warmer,' a two-reel Lehrman comedy that would raise a smile on the face of the Sphinx; 'The Notorious…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-08-17 - 1921-08-17
Summary:

At 5.15 and 9.15, Katherine MacDonald in 'The Notorious Miss Lisle.' Come and see our $1000 screen in operation; come and hear the best orchestra in the Colony; come to the only British house in Hongkong. Also 'Inauguration of President Sun' at 11, 12.35, 2.10, 3.45 and 7.15…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-08-17 - 1921-08-19
Summary:

At 5.15 and 9.15, Katherine MacDonald in 'The Notorious Miss Lisle' [sic]. Henry Lehrmann [sic] excels himself in 'Wet and Warmer' and the topical film all Hongkong is talking about, the Inauguration of President Sun Yat-Sen.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-08-18 - 1921-08-19
Summary:

100% entertainment tonight, First National presents Katherine MacDonald in 'The Notorious Miss Lisle,' Henry Lehrmann [sic] excels himself in 'Wet and Warmer' and the topical film all Hongkong is talking about 'The Inauguration of President Sun Yat-sen.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-08-18 - 1921-08-19
Summary:

100% entertainment tonight, First National presents Katherine MacDonald, the American beauty in 'The Notorious Miss Lisle.' Also Hewry [sic] Lehrman excels himself in 'Wet and Warmer' and the topical film all Hongkong is talking about, 'The Inauguration of President Sun…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-08-18
Summary:

The current programme at the Coronet Theatre is unusually interesting, with a 5-parts First National production featuring Katherine MacDonald in the leading role as 'the notorious Miss Lisle' and an extremely interesting picture taken in Canton during the impressive inauguration…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-10-12
Summary:

Bullet Proof,' starring Harry Carey, will be shown from today at the Hongkong Theatre. 'Bullet Proof' is the work of John Frederick, and it was produced for Universal by Lynn Reynolds, the director responsible for 'The Brute Breaker,' 'Overland Red,' and other…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-10-21
Summary:

At the Hongkong Theatre, 'The Freeze Out' starring Harry Carey was screened last night. It is directed by Jack Ford, and is supported by Helen Ferguson, J. Farrell McDonald, Joe Harris, Charles Le Moyne and Mrs. Lydia Yeamans Titus. Film synopsis included.