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: 1920-04-30 - 1920-05-04
Summary:

The sixth big picture, Goldwyn presents 'The Crimson Gardenia' in 6 parts, from the story by Rex Beach, and ‘Snub' Pollard in 'All at Sea.' Super-production prices. May 3 Remarks: Ad. on 'The Crimson Gardenia' featuring Owen Moore and Hedda Nova. And 7.15…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-05-05 - 1920-05-07
Summary:

Tonight at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., 'The Lure of Heart's Desire' in 5 parts. $500 or bust, Pathe News and the Royal Hawaiian Quartette. Ordinary prices. At 7.15 p.m., 'Elmo, the Mighty' episodes 1 and 2.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-05-08 - 1920-05-10
Summary:

Tonight at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., overture: Coronet orchestra; Pathe's British Gazette No. 625; Lonesome Luke, Bartender (Rolin Comedy) and Lillian Gish in Triangle's 'Daphne and the Pirate' in 5 parts. Today at 2.30 p.m., tonight at 7.15 p.m., 'Elmo, the Mighty'…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-05-11 - 1920-05-13
Summary:

Tonight at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., 'The Law of the Great Northwest' in 5 parts. Harold Lloyd in 'His Only Father' and Pathe News. At 7.15 p.m., 'Elmo, the Mighty' episodes 3 and 4.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-05-14 - 1920-05-18
Summary:

Tonight at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Nazimova in Capellani's 'Out of the Fog.' Super-production prices. May 15 Remarks: At 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., 'Elmo, the Mighty' episodes 3 and 4. May 17 & 18 Remarks: At 7.15 p.m., 'Elmo, the Mighty' episodes 3 and 4.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-05-24 - 1920-05-27
Summary:

At 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Bushman and Bayne in 'A Pair of Cupids' in 5 parts. At 7.15 p.m., 'Elmo, the Mighty' episodes 7 and 8. May 24 Remarks: On page 5, today at 2.30 p.m., last performance of 'Aladdin,' and tonight at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., 'A Pair of Cupids.…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-05-27 - 1920-05-31
Summary:

Tonight at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., 'Virtuous Men' in 7 parts. May 27 Remarks: Ad. on page 5. No film title mentioned. May 28 Remarks: Ad. on page 5. Film reviews included. May 31 Remarks: Also showing 'Elmo, the Mighty' episodes 9 and 10 at 7.15 p.m. On page 5, another ad. on…