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: 1921-04-30 - 1921-04-30
Summary:

Today at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, 'The Money Changers' from the novel by Upton Sinclair. Also British Gazette and ‘Snub' Comedy.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-04-28
Summary:

A photoplay 'The Money Changers,' Benjamin B. Hampton's Masterpiece, was shown for the first time at the Coronet yesterday. The story is by Upton Sinclair and the cast includes Robert McKimm [sic], Roy Stewart, Claire Adams and Audrey Chapman.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-11-09
Summary:

O. Henry, who knew his 'Bagdad on the Subway,' disclosed with colourful accuracy, bizarre adventure of the mysterious underworld. Upton Sinclair and Benjamin B. Hampton changed his vision to motion pictures entitled 'The Money-Changers,' which paints in powerful colours the…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-07-01
Summary:

World Theatre will be screening 'Main Street,' the film version of Sinclair Lewis' novel, for four days beginning tomorrow. The film features Florence Vidor and Monte Blue. Film synopsis included.

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Headline: Coronet Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-04-27
Summary:

A splendid all-star Benjamin B. Hampton photodrama, 'The Money-Changers,' comes to the Coronet tonight. Using the basic theme of Upton Sinclair's novel, 'The Money-Changers,' Mr. Sinclair and Mr. Hampton wrote a new story for the screen. The cast included Robert McKim,…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-04-24 - 1925-04-25
Summary:

If you liked 'Main Street,' you will enjoy Warner Bros. film form of Sinclair Lewis' great novel, 'Babbitt.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-04-24
Summary:

Only such a master of characterization as Sinclair Lewis could have built up a 'Babbitt,' typical of American businessman of practical exterior, whose heart as young with dreams of romance. And it is this story of 'Babbitt,' in all its realism and wistfulness, that is being…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-07-03
Summary:

Main Street' opened yesterday at the World Theatre for a week's run with Florence Vidor and Monte Blue in the featured roles. 'Main Street,' in the novel form by Sinclair Lewis, was the most widely discussed book ever published in America, not excepting even 'Uncle Tom…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-08-08 - 1919-08-08
Summary:

Tonight, Kathlyn Williams and Wallace Reid in the film version of Bertrand Sinclair's 'Big Timber.'

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

Tonight, Kathlyn Williams and Wallace Reid in the film version of Bertrand Sinclair's 'Big Timber.'

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Headline: The Star
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-08-26 - 1925-08-26
Summary:

Today at 5.30 and 9.15, Florence Vidor and Monte Blue in Sinclair Lewis's famous story, 'Main Street.'

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Headline: The Star
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-08-25 - 1925-08-26
Summary:

Today and tomorrow at 5.30 and 9.15, Florence Vidor and Monte Blue in Sinclair Lewis' famous story, 'Main Street.'

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Headline: The Star
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-08-25 - 1925-08-26
Summary:

Today and tomorrow at 5.30 and 9.15 p.m., Florence Vidor and Monte Blue in Sinclair Lewis' famous story, 'Main Street.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-07-01 - 1924-07-05
Summary:

Sinclair Lewis' famous book, 'Main Street,' a Warner Bros. picture with Florence Vidor and Monte Blue. July 2 & 5 Remarks: Illustration included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-07-01 - 1924-07-04
Summary:

Sinclair Lewis' famous book, 'Main Street,' a Warner Bros. with Florence Vidor and Monte Blue in 9 reels. July 2-3 Remarks: Illustration included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-07-01 - 1924-07-03
Summary:

Warner Bros. classic of the screen with Florence Vidor, Monte Blue and the best cast of character actors ever assembled, adapted from Sinclair Lewis' famous book, 'Main Street.' July 2 & 3 Remarks: Picture included.

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-07-02 - 1924-07-05
Summary:

Wednesday 2nd to Saturday 5th at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Florence Vidor and Monte Blue in Sinclair Lewis' novel, 'Main Street,' a Warner Brothers production in 9 parts. Also 'American World Flight in Shanghai.' Usual prices.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-07-02
Summary:

World Theatre will be screening a Warner Brothers classic entitled 'Main Street,' the film version of Sinclair Lewis' novel. The film is directed by Harry Beaumont and stars Florence Vidor and Monte Blue.

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-07-02 - 1924-07-05
Summary:

Wednesday 2nd to Saturday 5th at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Florence Vidor and Monte Blue in an elaborate picturization of Sinclair Lewis' novel, 'Main Street,' a Warner Brothers production in 9 parts. Also 'American World Flight in Shanghai.' Usual prices.

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-07-05 - 1924-07-05
Summary:

Final show today, Sinclair Lewis' 'Main Street' with Florence Vidor and Monte Blue. Sunday, tomorrow, Hoot Gibson and Laura La Plante in 'Ride for Your Life.'