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: 1918-10-02
Summary:

Lord Beaverbrook controls all the official film business, and is supposed to dream dreams of circling the globe with a great official news service.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-07-09
Summary:

Into the remotest villages of Great Britain vivid glimpses of the war are to be brought by a fleet of 'cine-motor-cars' invented by Captain Barber, which the Ministry of Information, Lord Beaverbrook, have dispatched from London. In the later screening, films show England has beaten…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-11-08
Summary:

Mary Pickford is always a welcome visitor, and her announced appearance at the Star tonight in 'Little Lord Fauntleroy' makes pleasant reading. She must be commended for one virtue before all others, she invariably chooses appropriate plays. Reports of exhibitors all state that their…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-11-17
Summary:

Mary Pickford is due at the popular priced Wanchai house tonight, in 'Little Lord Fauntleroy,' in which she plays a dual role, that of the little 'lord' and of 'Dearest,' his beloved mother. All the familiar characters of the book appear in the production. '…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-04-21
Summary:

London, April 19 – Lord Roberts addressed a great demonstration at the Town Hall: 'While the politicians were still blind and indifferent to the revolution in public opinion on the subject of national service, it was one of the greatest which had taken place during the past 75 years.…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-12-25
Summary:

A screen version of 'Little Lord Fauntleroy,' starring Mary Pickford, comes to the Coronet Theatre. The story is written by Mrs. Frances Hodgson Burnett. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-02-14 - 1920-02-14
Summary:

You may know him as the writer of 'Lord John's Journal,' edited by L. N. and A. M. Williamson. He is an amateur detective and believe us, he is some sleuth. The Coronet have secured some pictures with this versatile Briton in the principal role and will present the first tonight…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-04-02
Summary:

The first 1920 production to be shown on a local screen will be presented at the Coronet tonight in 'Lord and Lady Algy,' Goldwyn's adaption of the famous play by R. C. Carton. The cast included Tom Moore, Naomi Childers and William Burress. Film synopsis included. In addition,…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-04-05
Summary:

Highly appreciative of the good fare offered have been the large audiences that have assembled at the Coronet during the holidays to see Goldwyn's delightful screen version of R. C. Carton's sporting comedy 'Lord and Lady Algy.' With this picture, the Coronet is inaugurating…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-04-13 - 1914-04-18
Summary:

Screening of Lord Lytton's 'The Last Days of Pompeii' (in 5 parts, 8,000 ft); Late car to Peak

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-04-07 - 1914-04-10
Summary:

Film screening of 'The Sleeping Car Man' (in 2 parts); Coming film: Lord Lytton's 'The Last Days of Pompeii'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-03-12
Summary:

London, March 11 – Field Marshal Lord Roberts is continuing his campaign for the promotion of national defence. Workmen have been accorded places of honour on the platforms. Meetings are to be held at Wolverhampton on the 14th for which special trains are to be run from midland towns. There will…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-04-13 - 1914-04-18
Summary:

Tonight at 9.15, Lord Lytton's wonderful masterpiece 'The Last Days of Pompeii' will be exhibited, length 8,000 feet in 5 parts.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-04-03 - 1914-04-06
Summary:

Film screening of 'The Mystery of Yellow Room' (in 3 parts); Coming film: Lord Lytton's 'The Last Days of Pompeii' and 'George Carpentler v. Bomdardler Wells'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-04-14
Summary:

The Last Days of Pompeii,' Lord Lytton's famous novel, unfolded a story with human interest, splendid costumes, realistic surroundings and perfect details. The production is a masterpiece which must be seen to be appreciated.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-11-08
Summary:

Mary Pickford has a dual role in this film. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-04-07 - 1914-04-11
Summary:

Tonight at 9.15, the comic picture 'The Sleeping Car Man' in 2 parts, and a fine selection of pictures; Lord Lytton's wonderful masterpiece 'The Last Days of Pompeii' will be exhibited on Apr 13.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-11-17 - 1923-11-17
Summary:

Mary Pickford in 'Little Lord Fauntleroy.'

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Headline: The Grand
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-11-17 - 1923-11-17
Summary:

Tonight, Mary Pickford in 'Little Lord Fauntleroy.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-04-04 - 1914-04-06
Summary:

Tonight at 9.15, the detective picture 'The Mystery of Yellow Room' in 3 parts; Lord Lytton's wonderful masterpiece 'The Last Days of Pompeii' in 8,000 feet will soon be exhibited; watch for the great picture George Carpentier v Bomdardier Wells.