A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-06-16
Summary:

The famous Griffith picture 'Way Down East' was surrendered this month to Mr. George Mooser, representative of the United Artists Corporation. It marked the first victory of the United Artists Corporation in the fight being waged against motion picture film piracy. For background…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-07-13
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is going to screen 'The Romance of Happy Valley,' today. The film is written by Griffith, the same master hand of other films like 'The Birth of a Nation,' 'Intolerance' and 'Way Down East.' Lillian Gish is the lead actress.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-11-10
Summary:

Way Down East,' a production of David Wark Griffith based on the old play by Lottie Blair Parker, will come to the Coronet Theatre on Monday. David Wark Griffith is known for 'The Birth of a Nation,' 'Intolerance,' 'Broken Blossoms,' and 'Hearts of the…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-11-10
Summary:

Way Down East,' directed by D. W. Griffith, will be at the Coronet Theatre beginning Monday. The film is starred by Lillian Gish. Production summary included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-11-14
Summary:

Yesterday, Coronet Theatre screened 'Way Down East' where it managed to get full houses in all the three performances. The longish sort of film is directed by D. W. Griffith and is being shown daily at 2:30, 5:30 and 9 o'clock. The film has a simple melodramatic plot but is being…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-11-14
Summary:

There is a big rush to see 'Way Down East' at the Coronet Theatre, which is directed by D. W. Griffith and starred by Lillian Gish. Short review and plot summary included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-11-15
Summary:

Way Down East,' a production of D. W. Griffith, is drawing record audiences to the Coronet Theatre. It is just one of those simple, human stories whose British prototypes are 'East Lynne' and 'The Lights o' London.'

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Headline: Way Down East'
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-11-15
Summary:

Way Down East,' the Griffith masterpiece which is still proving an irresistibly magnetic attraction at the Coronet.

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Headline: Way Down East'
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-11-16
Summary:

It is mentioned that 'Way Down East,' the great Griffith film, is showing to crowded audiences at the Coronet Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-11-17
Summary:

The music of 'Way Down East' arrived on Tuesday, and that explains why last night's presentation of 'Way Down East' at the Coronet Theatre was a sheer triumph. It is noted that Mr. Ray got into touch at once with the headquarters of the distributing firm in America and…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-11-18
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is going to screen the Griffith film entitled 'Way Down East' tonight and tomorrow.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-11-18
Summary:

Way Down East,' directed by Griffith, has been crowding the Coronet Theatre all this week.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-11-18
Summary:

The new Griffith's 'Way Down East,' now showing in Coronet Theatre, ranks one of this master producer's very best. Plot and production highlights included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-11-20
Summary:

Coronet management has decided to screen Griffith's 'Way Down East' for three more days. Ministers of the gospel are being invited to attend as the management's guests.

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Headline: Way Down East'
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-11-20
Summary:

The great success achieved by Griffith's masterpiece 'Way Down East' has encouraged the Coronet management to screen it for three days more.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-11-21
Summary:

Way Down East' will remain at the Coronet for today and tomorrow.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-11-21
Summary:

It is announced that 'Way Down East' will remain at the Coronet for two more days.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-11-22
Summary:

Way Down East' is being screened for the last time today at the Coronet Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-11-23
Summary:

The Midnight Romance,' which succeeds 'Way Down East' on the Coronet screen today, Anita Stewart, as the heroine, has ample opportunity to give nine emotions of every woman all a turn. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-11-25
Summary:

The screening of 'The Three Musketeers' at the Coronet Theatre is postponed and for today only 'Alf's Button,' the British comedy will be shown.