A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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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: 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: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-06-15
Summary:

Today, World Theatre will be screening 'Temporary Marriage' featuring Mildred Davis. The cast also includes Kenneth Harlan, Stuart Holmes, Maude George and Myrtle Steadman. The film is based on the theme of divorce.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-01-07 - 1925-01-07
Summary:

Carl Laemmle presents a Universal super-Jewel, 'Merry-Go-Round' starring Mary Philbin and Norman Kerry, with George Hackathorne, Sidney Bracey, Cesare Gravina, Spottiswoode Aitken, Dale Fuller, Dorothy Wallace, George Siegmann and Maude George. Illustration included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-06-15
Summary:

Entertainment for the majority is provided in this principal picture, which is showing at the World Theatre today. It is done in a sensational fashion with effective scenes pointing indirectly to the evils. The cast is a group of performers who have established their success including Mildred…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-04-11
Summary:

There is a fine programme showing at the Hongkong Theatre. After a Gazette number there is a comic 'Maud and the Bachelors.' The principal film is a 5-part Paramount Photo-play entitled 'A Girl like That.' Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-10-29 - 1919-10-31
Summary:

Wednesday 29th to Friday 31st October, showing Fox film in 7 parts, Maude Gilbert in 'The Fool's Revenge' and comics. Booking at the theatre.

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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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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-10-29 - 1919-10-31
Summary:

Wednesday 29th to Friday 31st, October, showing Fox film in 7 parts, Maud [sic] Gilbert in 'The Fool's Revenge,' and Comics. Booking at the Theatre.

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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: 1921-07-23
Summary:

The Devil's Pass Key' is the current attraction at the Wo Ping Theatre. Starring Una Trevelyn, Maud [sic] George, Mae Busch, Samuel de Grasse and Clyde Fillimore [sic]. Music was supplied by Coronet Orchestra. A fine tropical gazette showing the Australian cricketers at play, the…

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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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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: 1919-10-30 - 1919-10-30
Summary:

There will be a matinee every day at 5.15 p.m. (Sundays excepted), commencing from Thursday 30th October. Today and tomorrow at 5.15 p.m., showing Fox film drama in 7 parts, Maude Gilbert in 'The Fool's Revenge.'

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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: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-10-29 - 1919-10-29
Summary:

Announcement: There will be a matinee everyday at 5.15 p.m. (Sunday excepted). Commencing from Thursday, 30th October. 30th and 31st October, 5.15 p.m., showing Fox film, drama in 7 parts, Maud [sic] Gilbert in 'The Fool's Revenge.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-01-15
Summary:

Foolish Wives,' directed and written by Erich Von Stroheim, will be presented at the Star Theatre today. It is recognized that Carl Laemmle has expended ever a million dollars on the picture. Others in the cast are: Miss du Pont, Mae Smith, Maude George, Dale Fuller, Rudolph Christians.…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-02-18 - 1925-02-20
Summary:

Grumpy' with Theodore Roberts, the Grand Old Man of the screen in the part made famous on the stage by Cyril Maude. Our own Topical includes Sir Harry Lauder at Happy Valley.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-02-13 - 1925-02-13
Summary:

Cyril Maude's famous stage play has now reached the screen! 'Grumpy' has delighted generations of playgoers in every corner of the globe. Now Paramount has brought 'Grumpy' to the movies and has given Theodore Roberts.