A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Headline: Somerset
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1912-06-18
Summary:

The annual show of the Bath and West Society was opened at Bath on a picturesque site on Combe Down.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-08-23
Summary:

The management desires to inform the public that, owing to the late arrival of steamers, there will be no 'Moon Child' episodes shown this week. Paramount's 'The Explorer,' featuring Lou Tellegen, will be screened tomorrow. Mme. Sarah Bernhart, makes her debut as a…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-08-23
Summary:

During the week the rest of the episode of 'The Moon Child' will not be screened owing to the late arrival of steamers. From today at 9.15pm, 'The Explorer' in five parts will be screened. It is the work by famous English dramatist, William Somerset Maugham. 14th and 15th…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-12-24
Summary:

A screen classic that critics have placed in the same category with 'The Birth of a Nation' and 'Hearts of the World' has been produced under the title of 'The Hearts of Humanity.' It will be exhibited at the Coronet tomorrow with Dorothy Philips in the principal…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-03-25
Summary:

An article about the Church Pictorial Movement, for reaching large mass by using kinema into English villages. Its motor-vans, conveying projectors, dramatic films, the screen, and the operators, are on the road in Somerset and Gloucester each week, on regular circuits. There were both…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-02-12 - 1921-02-15
Summary:

The Coronet Theatre and its associated interests have been taken over as from the 8th February 1921, by the above-named company, to the secretary of which all communications should, in future, be addressed. (P. O. Box No. 272). H. W. Ray, Joint Managing Director, Hongkong Amusements, Ltd.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-02-26
Summary:

Edgar Lewis is an apostle of the outdoor picture, and he believes that it is the motion picture that can and should bring the great outdoors to the city-bound. He has produced a number of outdoor pictures, and the latest one is 'Sherry.' 'Sherry' is a photodramatization of a…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-06-13
Summary:

In the Divorce Court, Mrs. A. Holme-Summer, an actress, whose stage name is Miss Margaret Bannerman, petitioned for the dissolution of her marriage with Mr. P. Holme-Summer, an actor, known as Pat Somerset, on the ground of cruelty and adultery. Details included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-10-06 - 1922-10-06
Summary:

The Coronet: Today only, Pat O'Malley in 'Sherry,' 7 parts. Kowloon Theatre: Friday and Saturday, 'The U. P. Trail,' British Gazette and Screen Snapshots.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-10-06 - 1922-10-06
Summary:

The Coronet: Today only, Pat O'Malley in 'Sherry' in 7 parts. Kowloon Theatre: Friday and Saturday, 'The U. P. Trail,' British Gazette and Screen Snapshots.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-10-06 - 1922-10-06
Summary:

The Coronet: Today only, Pat O'Malley in 'Sherry' in 7 parts. Kowloon Theatre: Friday and Saturday, 'The U. P. Trail' and British Gazette. Also Screen Snapshots.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-10-18
Summary:

Mr. Mei Lan-fang, China's foremost actor, was received by His Excellency the Officer Administering the Government. His Excellency showed a keen interest in presenting at one of the forthcoming productions in which Mr. Mei takes the leading role at the Taiping Theatre. His Excellency…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-01-26
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-03-14 - 1923-03-14
Summary:

J. L. Frotheringham presents 'The Breaking Point' starring Bessie Barriscale, directed by Paul Scardon, written by H. H. Van Loan, with an all-star cast including Walter McGrall, Joseph J. Dowling, Wilfred Lucas, Pat O'Malley and Ethel Grey Terry, distributed by W. W. Hodkinson.…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-03-19
Summary:

My Wild Irish Rose,' a Vitagraph production starring Pauline Starke and Pat O'Malley, will be an attraction at the Coronet Theatre all this week. It has been adapted from a famous old stage melodrama 'The Shaughraun' by Dion Boucicault. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-03-19
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is going to screen 'My Wild Irish Rose.' Exhibiting the Victorian era lifestyle, the film is an adaptation from 'The Shaughraun,' an old stage melodrama. The film features Pauline Starke and Pat O'Malley. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-03-20
Summary:

My Wild Irish Rose,' which is a film version of 'The Shaughraun,' the famous old melodrama by Dion Biucicault, will be an attraction at the Coronet Theatre all the week. Pat O. Malley and Pauline Starke share the leading parts of the film. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-03-22
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-06-29
Summary:

One of the most picturesque chapters of American frontier history is revived on the screen in Marshall Neilan's picture version of Randall Parrish's stirring story, 'Bob Hampton of Placer,' which comes to the Coronet Theatre tomorrow. The cast includes James Kirkwood, Wesley…