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: 1925-01-02
Summary:

When Will H. Hays congratulated Jack Coogan, Sr., on the character of the stories in which he was promoting his son, Jackie Coogan's artistic and financial welfare, he said, 'That's the kind of picture the world needs.' This picture is 'Oliver Twist' from First…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-02-02
Summary:

Los Angeles, Cal., Jan. 21 – Speaking today before the Southern California Editorial Association, Will H. Hays, president of the motion picture producers and distributors of America, Inc., deplored the censorship of the moving pictures. Mr. Hays declared that the movies have been blamed for much…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-01-04
Summary:

Los Angeles, Calif., Dec. 20 – Will H. Hays, president of the moving pictures producers' association announced that Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle, who was tried three times and acquitted on the last trial of the charge of murder of Virginia Rappe, would be given a chance to return to…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-05-26 - 1920-05-28
Summary:

Tonight at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Wilfred Lucas in 'Jim Bludso,' adapted from the poems by John Hay.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1920-05-26 - 1920-05-28
Summary:

Wilfred Lucas in a brilliant picture play founded on the fine old poem 'Jim Bludso.' Adapted from the poems by the Hon. John Hay Secretary of the State during the McKinley administration.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-03-31 - 1922-03-31
Summary:

A confession of showing the best picture in town tonight, 'I Am Guilty.' Remarks: The ad. didn't mention the theatre's name, but H. W. Ray was the manager of The Coronet.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-11-04
Summary:

London, Sept. 29 – People are asking whether Charlie Chaplin will be appearing in a film written by H. G. Wells.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-07-28 - 1919-07-28
Summary:

H. W. Ray's comment on 'The Disciple,' mentioning the producer, Thos. H. Ince, the director or actor, William S. Hart and his another film, 'Hell's Hinges.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-05-26 - 1920-05-28
Summary:

Tonight at 5.15 and 9.15, Wilfred Lucas in a brilliant picture play founded on the fine old poem, 'Jim Bludso,' adapted from the poems by the late Hon. John Hay, secretary of State during the McKinley administration. A Story of a steamboat engineer who braves death so that others may…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-04-28
Summary:

Uncharted Channels,' the Robertson-Cole production, featuring H. B. Warner, which is the current attraction at the Star Theatre. Mr Warner is supported by Kathryn Adams. Film plot 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: 1923-04-27
Summary:

H. B. Warner displays his engaging versatility to a decided advantage in 'Uncharted Channels' which heads the current programme at the Star Theatre. Mr. Warner is supported by Kathryn Adams. Film plot included. A Topical Budget containing pictures of Tutankhamen's tomb is another…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-04-13 - 1922-04-13
Summary:

The Coronet: Anna Q. Nilson in 'What Women Will Do,' and 'The Visit To Hongkong of H. R. H. the Prince of Wales.' Kowloon Theatre: Tonight at 9.15, 'The Deep Purple.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-04-13 - 1922-04-13
Summary:

The Coronet: Anna Q. Nilsson in 'What Women Will Do.' Also 'The Visit to Hongkong of H. R. H. the Prince of Wales.' Kowloon Theatre: Tonight at 9.15, 'The Deed Purple.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-05-25
Summary:

When We Were Twenty-one,' in which H. B. Warner is starring, is going to be screened at the World Theatre. The film is a photoplay version of H. V. Esmond's stage drama. Besides, a splendid cast has been assembled by Director Henry King. Details as follow: Mr. Warner plays Nat Goddwin…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-10-05
Summary:

The new programme at the Hongkong Theatre includes a fine Paramount feature entitled 'The Guilty Man,' which is a drama of rare interest. In it, Mr. A. H. Woods and Thomas H. Ince have worked to make one of the best pictures shown at Hongkong for some time past.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-04-13 - 1922-04-15
Summary:

The Coronet: Anna Q. Nillson [sic] in 'What Women Will Do.' Also the Visit to Hongkong of H. R. H. the Prince of Wales. Kowloon Theatre: Tonight at 9.15, 'The Deep Purple.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-04-15 - 1922-04-15
Summary:

The Coronet: Today, 'What Women Will Do,' and 'Visit of H. R. H. the Prince of Wales.' Kowloon Theatre: Tonight at 5.45 & 9.15, 'The Deep Purple,' and Topical Budget.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-04-12 - 1922-04-12
Summary:

The Coronet: Anna Q. Nilson in 'What Women Will Do,' and 'The Visit To Hongkong of H. R. H. the Prince of Wales.' Kowloon Theatre: At 5.45 & 9.15, 'The Luck of the Irish,' in 7 parts and Topical Budget.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-04-12 - 1922-04-12
Summary:

The Coronet: Anna Q. Nilsson in 'What Women Will Do.' Also 'The Visit to Hongkong of H. R. H. the Prince of Wales.' Kowloon Theatre: At 5.45 and 9.15, 'The Luck of the Irish' in 7 parts. Also Topical Budget.