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: 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: 1920-10-04 - 1920-10-05
Summary:

Tonight at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Clara Kimball Young in 'The Savage Woman.' Also Billy West in 'The Hobo.' Popular prices. At 7.15 p.m., Pathe presents George B. Seitz and Margaret [sic] Courtot in 'Bound and Gagged.' October 4 Remarks: On page 5, another ad. on…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-10-06 - 1920-10-07
Summary:

Tonight at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Emily Stevens in 'Cora.' Also ‘Snub' Pollard in 'Cut the Cards' and British Gazette. At 7.15 p.m., episodes 1 and 2 of 'Bound and Gagged.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-10-08 - 1920-10-09
Summary:

Tonight at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Olive Tell in 'Secret Strings.' Also 'Around the Town' and Lloyd Comedy. At 7.15 p.m., episodes 1 and 2 of 'Bound and Gagged.'

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-10-11 - 1920-10-13
Summary:

October 11-13, tonight at 2.30, 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., all comedy programme, 'A Dog's Life,' 'A Day's Pleasure' and 'Luke's Honeymoon.' At 7.15 p.m., 'Bound and Gagged' episodes 3 and 4.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-10-14 - 1920-10-16
Summary:

Tonight at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., 'The Faith of the Strong' in 6 parts. Also 'Any Old Port' and British Gazette. At 7.15 p.m., 'Bound and Gagged' episodes 3 and 4.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-10-16 - 1920-10-20
Summary:

October 18th to 19th, at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Douglas Fairbanks in 'A Modern Musketeer.' Also Ladies First and Pathe News. At 7.15 p.m., 'Bound and Gagged' episodes 5 and 6. October 16 Remarks: On page 5, another ad. on 'A Modern Musketeer' only. October 19 Remarks:…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-10-21 - 1920-10-23
Summary:

Tonight at 5.15 and 9.15, Mabel Normand in 'Pinto.'Also Coronet Review and Snub Comedy. Super-production prices. At 7.15 p.m., 'Bound and Gagged' episodes 5 and 6. October 21 Remarks: On page 5, another ad. on the autumn super-season programmes, ‘Snub' Pollard in '…