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: 1924-12-29
Summary:

People have been talking during the weekend of the dog Strong-heart, rightly described as a wonder dog, and now appearing in 'The Love Master' at the Coronet Theatre. Plot included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-07-10
Summary:

Dog-lovers will appreciate the novel film, 'Just Dogs,' which commences at the Coronet today, which starred by dog-star 'Brownie.' Another big film in Coronet is 'The Perfect Woman,' starred by Constance Talmadge. First National will be a sufficient guarantee to…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-12-29
Summary:

People have been talking during the weekend of the dog Strong-heart, rightly described as a wonder dog, and now appearing in 'The Love Master' at the Coronet Theatre. Strongheart does everything but talk and obtains for himself high honours for a sense of the dramatic almost…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-05-16
Summary:

A few people witnessed a private showing of new Charlie Chaplin's film 'A Dog's Life' at Messrs Pathe yesterday afternoon. It will show for the first time on Monday, May 19 at the Victoria Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-05-16
Summary:

In the second of the Charlie Chaplin Million Dollar series, to be shown at the Victoria Theatre, commencing on Monday, May 19th. Messrs Pathe Freres will provide a film which shows Charlie in somewhat of a departure from his usual role. The picture is entitled 'A Dog's Life.' Film…

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Headline: A Dog
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-08-04
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-05-16
Summary:

The second of the Carlie Chaplin Million Dollar series is billed to be shown at Victoria Theatre, entitled 'A Dog's Life.' The first is 'Shoulder Arms' and the third is 'Sunny Side.' Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-07-10
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is going to screen 'Just Dogs' today. All the artists in this picture are animals. Few would realize the time, patience and money expended on the making of the picture. ‘Brownie' is the name of the central character. The other big attraction at the Coronet Theatre…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-05-19
Summary:

Strongheart, the wonderful police dog who sprang into such prominence as a motion picture star in 'The Silent Call,' has made another picture which is showing at the Queen's Theatre. It is a Laurence Trimble-Jane Murfin production entitled 'Brawn of the North,' a First…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-09-27
Summary:

The Coronet Theatre, in presenting 'The Gay Old Dog' tonight, is giving the public one of the photoplay treats of the year. Hobart Henley produced and directed the film from the original short story by Edna Ferber. The main roles are portrayed by John Cumberland and Gertrude Robinson,…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-12-29
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is screening 'The Master' in which Strongheart, described as a wonder dog appears. Film synopsis included.

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Headline: A Movie Dog
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-06-15
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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-05-17 - 1919-05-23
Summary:

Get ready for the roar on May the Nineteenth, 'A Dog's Life.' Booking at Anderson's. May 19-23 remarks: Charlie Chaplin's first million dollar picture, 'A Dog's Life.' Under his contract with the First National Exhibitors' Circuit Co., of New York.…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-02-19
Summary:

The Times states that it has received several complaints regarding the growing habit of taking pet dogs into theatres and restaurants. Apparently, there is no law forbidding taking animals into such places. But until recently, there was an unwritten rule that a woman who wished to visit a…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-05-20
Summary:

Charlies Chaplin's 'A Dog's Life' is shown in Victoria Theatre. This article is a review of the film.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-11-02
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-01-07
Summary:

A distinctly pleasing novelty is 'The Silent Call,' the current feature photodrama at the Queen's Theatre, where it commenced its four-day engagement yesterday. In this picture, Laurence Trimble – Jane Murfin Production, presented by H. O. Davis and distributed through Associated…

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Headline: The Star
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-04-28 - 1925-04-29
Summary:

Tonight and tomorrow at 9.15, a Paramount film, 'Deep Waters' and Pal, the clever dog actor in 'Mind the Baby.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-05-17 - 1919-05-17
Summary:

Get ready for the roar on May 19th, 'A Dog's Life.' Booking at Anderson's. Prices $1.50, $1.00 and 70 cents.

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Headline: Coming!
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-04-26 - 1924-04-26
Summary:

A thrilling drama of the far north in which a wonder dog settles the destinies of two men and a woman, the famous police dog, Rin Tin Tin in Warner Bros.' 'Where the North Begins.'