A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-06-08
Summary:

The development and growth of the film industry and its place in modern life were discussed by Mr. Wilmer with a reporter of the Telegraph yesterday. Mr. Wilmer is well-known as a leading figure in the cinema trade, being a partner in the firm of Wilmer and Vincent of New York, an enterprising…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-07-31
Summary:

Today, Coronet Theatre is going to screen the famous 1922 Derby which was won by Captain Cuttle. The Theatre will also present two comedies, 'Her Unwilling Husband,' starring Blanche Sweet and 'Now or Never,' starring Harold Lloyd.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-08-06
Summary:

Notwithstanding counter attractions, the attendance at the Hongkong theatre has been very large during the week, and as the 'Seven Deadly Sins' series is coming soon to an end, and a new production from William Fox is being now announced, it is expected that the patronage will be…

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

New Scala Theatre screened a 'super' production film entitled 'Passion.' This will be the first screening of a German film in London since the outbreak of the war in November. The film was screened in Germany under the name of 'Madame du Barry' [sic] featuring Mlle…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-08-14
Summary:

Screening of the Arctic film 'Nanook of the North,' booked by the Coronet, had to be postponed. The picture is expected to return by Saturday. In the meantime, today the theatre will be screening 'The Brat,' tomorrow 'In Search of a Sinner' featuring Constance…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-08-18
Summary:

Coronet Theatre recently screened 'Hunting Big Game in Africa.' Now the theatre is going to screen the photoplay entitled 'Nanook of the North' which gives a detailed view into the life of the Arctic Region. The photoplay was taken by Mr. Robert J. Flattery [sic] who spent a…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-08-21
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is screening 'Nanook of the North.' The photoplay portrays a detailed view of the life of a family of Eskimos living in the Arctic region. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-08-22
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is screening the Pathe Eskimo production 'Nanook of the North.' The picture was taken by R. J. Flattery [sic], five times leader of Sir William Mackenzie's expeditions and provides a detailed view of human life in the North Pole. The scenes are located in the…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-04-21
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is going to screen 'Passion' this evening. The story revolves around the life of Madame du Barry, the celebrated favourite of Louis XV. The film boasts its wonderful acting, scenic grandeur and the majestic beauty. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-04-22
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is currently screening a screen classic 'Passion.' The story revolves around the life of Madame du Barry.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-04-23
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is currently screening the great historical film 'Passion.' Appropriate music by the Coronet Orchestra has been provided.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-04-25
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is going to screen Pola Negri's historical film entitled 'Passion,' for the last time this evening. The story revolves around the life of Madame du Barry. The film is filled with good acting, dramatic setting and superb settings.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-05-07
Summary:

Local cinema-goers have their last chance this evening of seeing Pola Negri in her great historical film 'Passion.' The picture is at the Star Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-10-27
Summary:

World Theatre has secured Clara Kimball Young's 'Mid-Channel' as a feature attraction. Coronet Theatre is showing Mary Pickford's 'Tess of the Storm Country.' 'Tess' will give place to 'The Rustle of Silk,' featuring Conway Tearle, on Wednesday.…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-03-15
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-08-11
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-08-15
Summary:

Nanook of the North,' which has been delayed in transit to Coronet, was not able to screen today while 'In Search of a Sinner' is a replacement attraction. The film starred Constance Talmadge. Tomorrow 'The Hoodlum' starring Mary Pickford will be screened. On Friday,…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-08-21
Summary:

A wonderful Arctic picture, 'Nanook of the North' is available at Coronet. Production and story details included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-08-24
Summary:

An in-depth article about the impact and the review of the Film 'Nanook,' which was shown at the Coronet before.