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: 1919-11-17
Summary:

The Come Back,' the principal item in the Coronet Theatre programme, is thoroughly deserving of the crowded houses it is drawing nightly. Harold Lockwood and May Allison have done an excellent work in the leading parts. Film plot included. The programme also includes Harold Lloyd's…

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Headline: Coronet Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-12-16
Summary:

The last chance of seeing Anatole France's great work 'Thais' will be given to patrons of the Coronet Theatre tonight. Some magnificent acting is seen by Mary Garden. Film plot included. Pathe's news pictures are very interesting. Local boxers will be interested in the films…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-04-09
Summary:

Here is a picture that should break all records in attendance. It fairly bristles with good features, the chief one being the star, Geraldine Farrar. 'Shadows' is at the Coronet. In addition to it, there is an interesting Pathe News, showing scenes from London, California and Paris,…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-05-01
Summary:

The Crimson Gardenia' is the most perfect film that the Coronet has yet screened. The musical programme that the Coronet orchestra supplies to accompany it is on the same high level. Owen Moore gives a good account of himself. In addition to it, there is a striking Pathe Newsreel and a…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-03-24
Summary:

Three women all seeking the love of one man and that one man greedy for money – this is the unusual twist that is given to the eternal triangle problem in 'Three Women,' the feature film now showing at the Coronet Theatre. Film plot included. 'Three Women' was produced by…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-04-06
Summary:

With a distinguished cast made up of Marie Prevost, Florence Vidor, Monte Blue, Harry Myers, Adolphe Menjou and Creighton Hale, 'The Marriage Circle' comes to the Star Theatre today. It is an Ernst Lubitsch production. 'The Marriage Circles' is a screen adaptation of the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-10-17
Summary:

Scarlet Pimpernel,' from Baroness Orczy's novel, was shown on the screen at the World Theatre. Dustin Farnum and Winifred Kingston take the main roles in the film. Film synopsis included. Pathe News and two good comedies are also in the programme.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-04-21
Summary:

Visiting the Coronet Theatre during the next few days, you can see the history of Madame du Barry presented with the greatest colour and realism, for this evening there comes to this popular cinema-house Pola Negri's great picture, 'Passion.' Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-04-22
Summary:

The public has been so much misled in the past by the description, 'historical film,' when romance should have been indicated that possibly some people here will recoil from 'Passion' when they are told that Pola Negri film is largely the story of Madame du Barry, one of the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-04-23
Summary:

Costume plays are usually dull enough affairs, with little life or movement. That they can be infused with life and colour is proved by the notable historical film now showing at the Coronet Theatre, 'Passion,' which not only presents some beautiful costumes but also unfolds a dramatic…