A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-10-10
Summary:

Queen's Theatre is screening 'Cecilia of the Pink Roses' as its feature attraction for the weekend. Samuel M. Weller adapted the story from the popular novel by Katherine Haviland Taylor. The film features Marion Davies who is famous for her role in 'From Rags to Riches.…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-10-11
Summary:

Cecilia of the Pink Roses' the feature attraction at the Queen's Theatre for the weekend, is an interpretation from the popular novel by Katherine Haviland Taylor and drew good houses when it was shown for the first time in Hongkong last night. The story which is on the order of a…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-03-01
Summary:

To the Editor S. C. M. Post – At a recent meeting held in London of the entertainment world, at Drury Lane, it has been taken up with enthusiasm by all theatres, music-halls, cinemas and the concert halls, by the Earl Haig's Fund for Ex-Service Men.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-06-12 - 1925-06-13
Summary:

William Fox presents the motion picture version of A. S. M. Hutchinson's novel, 'If Winter Comes,' a Harry Millarde production. Illustration included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-03-27
Summary:

(Reuter's Service the China Mail) Paris, March 26 – The filming has begun of M. Clemenceau's work 'le voile du bonheur' for the film production of which Clemenceau recently signed a contract. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-03-30
Summary:

To the Editor S. C. M. Post – The writer ascended the stage of Victoria Theatre to test Rubini's telepathic power on 25th.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-06-19 - 1925-06-19
Summary:

Today at 2.30, 5.10 and 9.30, William Fox presents the motion picture version of A. S. M. Hutchinson's famous novel, 'If Winter Comes.' By general desire, this picture will be shown again tomorrow at the same times. Today and tomorrow at 7.30, Hoot Gibson in 'The Ridin'…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-02-07 - 1922-02-09
Summary:

Today at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m. performances, Ethel Clayton in the new adaption for the screen of C. M. S. McLellan's 'Leah Kleschna,' 'The Girl Who Came Back.' 2.30 and 7.15 p.m. performances, 10 and 11 episodes of 'Diamond Queen' featuring Eileen Sedgwick.…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-03-24 - 1919-03-24
Summary:

The three most popular film actors in the public estimation are William S. Hart, Douglas Fairbanks and William Farnum. The Coronet has booked pictures starring all three. Today we are showing your old favourite Douglas Fairbanks in 'Double Trouble.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1904-01-23 - 1904-01-27
Summary:

The Bioscope is the only one of its kind really worth seeing. Emphasis on the pictures are steady and continuous and do not dazzle the eye. Cinematographic art as exhibited in the leading theatres of Europe and America. Price details included. Seats reserved can be booked at the Robinson Piano…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-05-12 - 1920-05-14
Summary:

Commencing tonight at 9.15 sharp, Tom Mix in a William Fox picture, Mr. Logan, U. S. A.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-06-20 - 1925-06-20
Summary:

Today only at 2.30, 5.10 and 9.30, William Fox presents the motion picture version of A. S. M. Hutchinson's famous novel, 'If Winter Comes.' By general desire, this picture will be shown again tomorrow at the same times. Today only at 7.30, Hoot Gibson in 'The Ridin' Kid…

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Headline: The Pictures
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-08-06
Summary:

To the Editor S. C. M. Post – The correspondent expressed discontent of the terrible scene shown in a series of pictures, 'The Wandering Jew,' at the Victoria Theatre which involves actions of cruelty to a horse.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-11-10 - 1924-11-10
Summary:

Welsh-Pearson and Company Ltd. present Betty Balfour in 'Squibs M. P.' Illustration included.

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Headline: The Star
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-11-11 - 1924-11-11
Summary:

British Film Week starts today with 'Squibs M. P.' at the Coronet, and world's premier performance of 'Reveille' at the Star.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-05-12 - 1920-05-14
Summary:

Tonight at 5.15 and 9.15, Tom Mix in a story of the secret service where grim duty outweighs the call of love, 'Mr. Logan, U. S. A.' May 12 Remarks: Another ad. on page 12.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-06-16
Summary:

If Winter Comes,' based on the novel by A. S. M. Hutchinson, made its appearance on the screen at the Coronet Theatre last night. Watching the tale unfold is like reading the book with living illustrations on the page opposite. Film synopsis included. Percy Marmont takes the leading role.…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-06-16 - 1925-06-20
Summary:

Today, tomorrow and Friday, William Fox presents the motion picture version of A. S. M. Hutchinson's famous novel 'If Winter Comes.' Prices: 2.30, $1.20 and 60 cents; 5.10, $1.50 and 80 cents; 9.15, $2.00 and $1.00. Special comedy programme at 7.30. June 19 Remarks: Today and…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-03-20
Summary:

To the Editor S. C. M. Post – A scheme has been arranged for a cinema entertainment to take place at the Royal Artillery Theatre. It is to be added that the proposed entertainments are supported by the Pathe firm. The first performance included Pathe's 'The Fatal Ring.'

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Headline: Cinema Prices
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-19
Summary:

(To the Editor, S. C. M. Post) It is never fair and just criticism – as said by your correspondent 'Unklutch' – when there is nothing to back the criticism. He does not tell us what the rent of a theatre in Hongkong is, the cost of running same in Hongkong, and film hire, and contents…