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: 1917-05-05
Summary:

Mr Lew Marks, manager of Empire Theatre, applied for exemption on the ground that Mr M. E. Bandman had placed him entirely in charge of the Government tour of the official war films 'Britain Prepared,' 'The Battle of the Somme' and 'The Battle of the Ancre,' and…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-09-21
Summary:

The Beloved Cheater,' in which Lew Cody, the Robertson-Cole star, will be seen at the World Theatre on Sunday. Mr. Cody has the part of a man who finds it very easy to 'make a hit' with women. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-02-21
Summary:

The Mark of Zorro,' starred by Douglas Fairbanks, returned to Coronet today. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-08-25
Summary:

The Mark of Zorro,' Douglas Fairbanks' new picture, may be described as a typical American romantic comedy. The story is high-spirited and happy-hearted. Douglas Fairbanks impersonates a wealthy young Spanish aristocrat. Film synopsis included. Mr. Fairbanks gives us his best bit of…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-08-30
Summary:

There now remain only two more nights of 'The Mark of Zorro,' in which Douglas Fairbanks is scoring the hit of his career in Hongkong. There is bound to be something about this photoplay which will suit you. If you like comedy, here it is. If you prefer adventure, you will be pleased.…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-02-17
Summary:

London, Jan. 13. – Mildred Leo Clemens, the cousin of Mark Twain, has made plans to visit all the big towns in the provinces, and to show her films of Hawaii there.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-08-28
Summary:

It is questionable whether any picture ever shown at the Coronet has scored such as distinct success as 'The Mark of Zorro,' Douglas Fairbanks' latest release. Since the picture was first shown on Saturday, crowded houses have been the rule, and expressions of satisfaction have…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-02-22
Summary:

Douglas Fairbanks' immense personal popularity was reflected in the big attendances at the Coronet yesterday. It is probably true that Douglas in 'The Mark of Zorro' puts a little distinctive dash into his work that even he has never quite managed before. Some of his stunts verge…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-08-24
Summary:

Douglas Fairbanks, the athletic film star, has an attractive part in his new picture, 'The Mark of Zorro' which will be shown in Coronet beginning Saturday. The film is a romance of a hundred years ago. Film synopsis included. Fairbanks shows distinct acting ability in his double role…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-08-28
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is currently screening 'The Mark of Zorro' featuring Douglas Fairbanks who plays a dual role in the movie. The film is set in old California when it was under the Mexican government and a colony of Spain. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-08-27
Summary:

The public can be sure of an evening's genuine entertainment at the Coronet anytime during the coming week. The star attraction, Douglas Fairbanks in 'The Mark of Zorro,' is one of the best films seen in Hongkong for many a long day. Mr. Fairbanks gives his admirers something new…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-08-29
Summary:

The Mark of Zorro,' Douglas Fairbanks' stellar attraction at the Coronet, continues to draw large houses to the theatre. The presence of Douglas Fairbanks on the screen always makes for happiness; and it is the general opinion that he has never shown to such advantage as in his…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-02-21
Summary:

Cinema-goers will be pleased to hear that Douglas Fairbanks is due back at the Coronet today in his 'The Mark of Zorro.' The Coronet management received so many requests to bring it back here that they seized upon the first opportunity to show it again. Douglas, as the dashing, masked…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-08-25
Summary:

Who does not remember Douglas Fairbanks' every exploit in 'The Three Musketeers'? Now he comes again in 'The Mark of Zorro,' which will be the attraction at Coronet today.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-02-20
Summary:

Charles Ray, in 'The Girl I Loved,' is showing for the last time today at the Coronet. The announcement of the return of the irrepressible Mr. Douglas Fairbanks in his sensational picture hit, 'The Mark of Zorro,' makes good reading. The Coronet, after its last showing, was…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-07-15
Summary:

Mark Twain dedicated his story 'The Prince and Pauper' to young people of all ages. The film version of 'The Prince and Pauper,' now showing at the Coronet Theatre, cannot of course claim that it will share the book's perpetual fame. But, the film version can claim this…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-09-21 - 1923-09-25
Summary:

Lew Cody in 'The Beloved Cheater.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-08-23
Summary:

A large audience enjoyed the good fare presented at the cinemas. The Gazettes, both British and American, were as interesting as ever, and Harold Harold 's 'The Tip.' A five part Pathe play 'The Mark of Cain' with Mrs. Vernon Castle and Antonio Moreno in the leading…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-09-21 - 1923-09-22
Summary:

See Lew Cody in 'The Beloved Cheater.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-09-22 - 1923-09-22
Summary:

See Lew Cody in 'The Beloved Cheater.'