A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-07-28 - 1924-07-28
Summary:

Judith of Bethulia' is a very old picture, produced in the year 1913, when the film industry was still young. But it was a masterpiece, a sensation and the most spectacular film of its time. David Wark Griffith and it was played by a cast of the most famous and best-loved screen stars of…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-06-02
Summary:

The news of Mr. Thomas Meek, which took place at the Peak Hospital on Sunday will be received with the greatest regret. Mr. Meek was a native of Walsall and arrived in Hongkong shortly after the war as a member of the forces in which he served as a Bandsman. He joined the Hongkong Amusements Ltd…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-04-18
Summary:

The removal of the debris from No. 9 and 11 Old Bailey, which collapsed in the early hours of Wednesday, was completed. Six bodies were recovered from No.9, lately occupied by Mr. Li Ngok-lau, proprietor of the Ko Shing Theatre.

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Headline: The Star
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-12-24 - 1925-12-24
Summary:

Jacqueline Logan and Cullen Landis in Temple Bailey's 'Peacock Feathers.' Thursday to Saturday at 5.30 and 9.15.

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Headline: The Star
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-12-24 - 1925-12-26
Summary:

Thursday to Saturday at 5.30 and 9.15, Jacqueline Logan and Cullen Landis in Temple Bailey's 'Peacock Feathers.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-11-26
Summary:

Hollywood, Calif., Nov. 19 – The Culver City studio announced today that Thomas Ince, widely known movie producer, died today at his home in Benedict Canyon, Hollywood foothills, of angina pectoris. – Ass. Press.

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Headline: The Star
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-12-25 - 1925-12-25
Summary:

Today and tomorrow, 'Peacock Feathers' with Jacqueline Logan and Cullen Landis, from Temple Bailey's popular novel, a Svend Gade production. Illustration included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-08-03 - 1923-08-04
Summary:

Harley Knoles presents 'The Carnival' with Matheson Lang, Hilda Bailey and Ivor Novello, from the stage success played at the New Theatre London. Illustration included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-01-11
Summary:

Thomas H. Ince's 'Homespun Folks' which is being shown at the Coronet Theatre today. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-12-21
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Headline: The Star
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-12-24 - 1925-12-26
Summary:

Thursday to Saturday at 5.30 and 9.15, Jacqueline Logan and Cullen Landis in Temple Bailey's 'Peacock Feathers.' Plot included. December 26 Remarks: A Svend Gade production. Illustration included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-01-10
Summary:

A man killed and three people, two women and a man, accusing themselves of the crime, is a situation cleverly accounted for, to be found in the Richard Thomas Production, 'The Love Pirate,' coming to the World Theatre on Sunday. The manner in which each one of the three is proved…

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Headline: The Carnival'
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-07-27 - 1923-08-04
Summary:

Teaser ads for the film 'The Carnival,' starring Matheson Lang. July 27 Remarks: The ads didn't mention the theatre's name, surmised from other ads. July 30 Remarks: Commencing on Wednesday 1st August. The cast also includes Hilda Bailey. Illustration included. August 3-4…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-06-09
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-05-21
Summary:

That Douglas MacLean's talents are not limited to portrayals of aristocratic and dignified young men, is well illustrated by his characterization of 'Shorty' the bellhop in 'Bell Boy 13,' the Thomas H. Ince comedy farce, which will be shown at the Queen's Theatre on…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-05-25
Summary:

Filming a clever farce is as difficult as making a chic frock, according to Thomas H. Ince – one bad line will spoil the whole creation. Ince's latest production is a comedy farce, 'Bell Boy 13.' One stitch can spoil the effect of a thousand-dollar gown, and one scene in which the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-07-12
Summary:

One of the most exquisite of many beautiful scene bits in 'Her Reputation,' Thomas H. Ince's latest play now being shown at the Coronet Theatre, is a Spanish fiesta scene. Scores of descendants of Southern California's oldest and most distinguished Spanish families lead a…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-05-22
Summary:

Douglas MacLean, who appears as a young bellhop in Thomas H. Ince's latest comedy farce 'Bell Boy 13,' now opening at the Queen's Theatre, says that he got one of the biggest thrills of his movie career when he had to climb out on a window ledge 12 stories high for one of the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-07-11
Summary:

Some exciting scenes occurred in the offices of a big American newspaper when the management turned over its entire plant to the Thomas H. Ince film company for the screening of certain episodes in 'Her Reputation,' the feature photoplay now showing at the Coronet Theatre. Besides the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-05-08
Summary:

A dozen bloody battles could have been fought, which appear in Maurice Tourneur's picture version of the familiar novel, 'Lorna Doone,' which is coming to the Queen's Theatre. For weeks during the production of this story, the scenes of which are laid in rural England and the…