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: 1925-02-05
Summary:

Rex Ingram's 'Trifling Women' is to be screened at the Coronet today for the first time. Ingram is the man who made 'The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse' and 'The Prisoner of Zenda.' Plot and production summary included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-10-13
Summary:

An unusually interesting attraction beginning at the Coronet tomorrow, is the film version of Anthony Hope's 'Prisoner of Zenda.' It is a great theatrical hit, with Miss Fay Compton and a brilliant cast is one of the outstanding successes of the London season. The Metro Company…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-10-16
Summary:

Metro Pictures were astute enough to let Rex Ingram have a free hand to direct 'The Prisoner of Zenda,' which result the screen version compares very favourably with the book and stage play. Coronet is still providing screening of the film this week.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-10-17
Summary:

In 'The Prisoner of Zenda' the Coronet has secured another powerful drawing card, based on Anthony Hope's novel. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-10-18
Summary:

The Prisoner of Zenda will be followed at the Coronet on Sunday for one day only by racing drama 'The Kentucky Derby.' On Monday Richard Barthelmess in 'Tol'able David' is the attraction. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-10-30
Summary:

Hearts are Trumps,' a film adaptation of the old Drury Lane melodrama by Cecil Raleigh is proving a big draw at the Coronet. Alice Terry, of 'Prisoner of Zenda' fame, has the starring role, and the picture was made by Rex Ingram.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-10-31
Summary:

The famous old melodrama, showing at the Coronet this week, lends itself admirably to the requirements of the cinema. Alice Terry, of 'Prisoner of Zenda' fame, has the leading role. The direction is Rex Ingram.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-01-09
Summary:

Coronet Theatre conducted a Popular Pictures voting contest with a prize of $50. Among the voting for two hundreds film, the following films were consider as the most popular selections, which included: 'Shoulder Arms,' 'Quo Vadis,' 'My Four Years in Germany,'…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-03-22
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-03-29
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-04-12
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-01-28
Summary:

At the Coronet Theatre last night the management showed 'The Yankee Way' for the first time and everyone regard it as the best picture ever shown in Hongkong. There are also other pictures, included a Pathe colour picture 'The Mountains of Auvergne' and Max Linder comedy…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-03-29
Summary:

The Sack of Rome' continues to draw capacity houses at the Coronet Theatre. The producer previously produced 'Quo Vadis.' The Coronet Orchestra, with Mr. A. Scheninam at the piano, adds greatly to the enjoyment of this film masterpiece.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-03-30
Summary:

The Sack of Rome' is produced by Enrico Guazzoni, the well-known maker of 'Quo Vadis' and other famous Italian pictures. Plot and production notes are included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-01-25 - 1919-01-25
Summary:

Dick Mason is the character impersonated by 'Smile-a-minute' George Walsh in 'The Yankee Way'; and the scene of his operations is somewhere in the Balkans. It is above all the fascination of George Walsh's smile and snappy way of doing things that makes this William Fox…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-01-27 - 1919-01-31
Summary:

January 27, 28 and 29 at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., George Walsh in 'The Yankee Way' and Max Linder in 'He Should Wear Braces.' Booking at Robinson's. January 27 Remarks: George Walsh, the 'manly man' of the films and the proud possessor of the smile that won't…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-02-03 - 1919-02-05
Summary:

Today at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., 'The End of the War' upon the screen (see special advertisement) and 'The Effects of Transfusion' (Lucien Comedy). Thursday, at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m. for one day only, 'The Yankee Way.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-02-06 - 1919-02-06
Summary:

Today at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., positively the last performance of 'The Yankee Way.' Booking at Robinson's.

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Headline: Coronet Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-03-03 - 1919-03-03
Summary:

Tonight, all comedy programme, George Walsh in 'The Yankee Way' and Harold Lloyd in 'Luke and the Wild Women.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-03-03 - 1919-03-03
Summary:

Tonight, George Walsh in 'The Yankee Way.' March 4 and 5, Antonio Moreno in 'The Angel Factory.' Booking at Robinson's.