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: 1917-06-25
Summary:

Juvenile crime in Britain and Germany has, according to the home papers, been largely on the increase since the war began. As is generally the case, the thefts were undertaken in order to obtain money for entrance to a cinema show. The authority of parents is seldom regarded so far as cinema…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-07-30 - 1919-07-31
Summary:

F. Marshall Sanderson will present on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. D. W. Griffith's colossal spectacle 'Intolerance'. The picture that has all the stars: Lillian Gish, Constance Talmadge, Bessie Love, Miriam Cooper and Elmo Lincoln (Tarzan). Sir Herbert Tree - Douglas Fairbanks -…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-07-30
Summary:

See D. W. Griffith's 'Intolerance' when it opens at the Coronet Theatre on Friday evening next, if you would be amazed and thrilled and fascinated by what has been called the most novel, stupendous and magnificent stage work the world has ever known. One performance will be given…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-07-30 - 1919-08-04
Summary:

By special arrangement with the Coronet, F. Marshall Sanderson will present on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, August 1, 2 and 3, at 9.15 p.m. only, D. W. Griffith's colossal spectacle 'Intolerance,' the picture that has all the stars: Lillian Gish, Constance Talmadge, Bessie Love,…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-07-31 - 1919-07-31
Summary:

More gorgeous and more entrancing than any other picture ever produced. It is a master production of D. W. Griffith, the wizard of the screen. Showing tomorrow at the Coronet. Prices: $3.00 and $1.50.

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Headline: A Fine Film
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-07-31
Summary:

D. W. Griffith's 'Intolerance,' which is to be the attraction at the Coronet Theatre for three nights commencing tomorrow, Friday, has been playing to capacity houses wherever shown. The production to be given here is an exact duplicate of that used in the Liberty Theatre, New…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-07-31
Summary:

Intolerance,' D. W. Griffith's greatest spectacle, said to have cost two million dollars, to utilize the services of 125,000 people, and to take three years in the making, will commence an engagement of three nights at the Coronet Theatre. The cast included Mae Marsh, Lilian Gish,…

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Headline: Tonight
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-08-01 - 1919-08-01
Summary:

By special arrangement with the management of the Coronet Theatre, F. Marshall Sanderson presents D. W. Griffith's spectacular and historical ten parts drama, 'Intolerance.' Showing at 9.15 p.m. only. Prices: $3.00 and $1.50. Booking at Robinson's. Note: there will be no…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-08-01 - 1919-08-02
Summary:

August 1st, 2nd and 3rd at 9.15 p.m., 'Intolerance.' At 5.15 p.m., 'The Lily of Poverty Flat.' At 7.15 p.m., 'The Bull's Eye,' episodes 1 and 2. Booking for 9.15 p.m. at Robinson's. August 2 Remarks: 7.15 p.m., 'The Bull's Eye' episodes 1…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-08-01
Summary:

The Birth of a Nation' was a tax upon self-control, but far more wearing upon a director must have been in the preparation of the spectacle 'Intolerance' which, at the Coronet Theatre promises to be the sensation of the season. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-08-01 - 1919-08-01
Summary:

August 1, 2 and 3, 9.15 p.m., 'Intolerance.' 5.15 p.m., 'The Lily of Poverty Flat.' 7.15 p.m., 'The Bull's Eye,' episodes I and II. Booking for 9.15 p.m. at Robinson's.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-08-02 - 1919-08-02
Summary:

At 9.15 p.m., the wonder picture of the age, 'Intolerance.'

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-08-02 - 1919-08-05
Summary:

Tonight, 'Intolerance,' 'The Bull's Eye' (episode 1 to 4), 'The Lily of Poverty Flat' and comedies. Booking at Robinson's. August 4 remarks: Griffith's masterpiece. August 4 remarks: 'Three Weeks' at 5.15 p.m. August 5 remarks: Douglas…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-08-02
Summary:

For the first time, last night, at the Coronet Theatre, the public of Hong Kong had an opportunity of seeing D. W. Griffith's 'Intolerance.' It attracted more audience than the super-production 'The Daughter of the Gods.' The theme which Mr. Griffith selected for his…

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Headline: Intolerance
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-08-02
Summary:

To the Editor S. C. M. Post – The writer thought the price of a seat in a cinema, was a luxury (and it certainly is in this Colony). At Blackpool, a velvet seat in a very up-to-date, elegant and comfortable picture house at the modest charge of six pence plus one penny war tax for '…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-08-02
Summary:

The management of the Coronet Theatre is to be congratulated on screening last night of D. W. Griffith's spectacular drama 'Intolerance.' Detailed film review included. There will be a late car tonight after the show at the Coronet.

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Headline: Town Talk
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-08-04 - 1919-08-04
Summary:

Intolerance,' Griffith's masterpiece, the picture that everybody should see. In consequence of the enormous success the management has made special arrangements with F. Marshall Sanderson to screen this wonder film two nights more. Tonight and tomorrow night, Monday and Tuesday at 9.15…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-08-04 - 1919-08-04
Summary:

At 9.15 p.m., 'Intolerance.' At 2.15 p.m., special children's matinee of 'Intolerance.' At 5.15 p.m., 'Three Weeks.' At 7.15 p.m., 'The Bull's Eye' episodes 3 and 4. Booking at the theatre.

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Headline: An Explanation
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-08-04
Summary:

To the Editor S. C. M. Post – The writer believed that the complaint about 'Intolerable' is hardly fair concerning the prices of admission to see the picture. 'Intolerance' is the most expensive picture ever brought out to the Far East, but believing that the foreign…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-08-04 - 1919-08-04
Summary:

At 9.15 p.m., 'Intolerance.' At 2.15 p.m., special children's matinee of 'Intolerance.' At 5.15 p.m., 'Three Weeks.' At 7.15 p.m., 'The Bull's Eye,' episodes 3 and 4. Booking at the Theatre.