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: 1921-05-30
Summary:

The first episode of 'The Lost City,' a wonderful picture which has been secured by the management of the Coronet Theatre for screening as a serial. Film synopsis included.

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Headline: The Lost City
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-05-31
Summary:

The first two episodes of the Coronet's new serial 'The Lost City' are now being shown. While a Chaplin picture completes an excellent programme.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-06-01
Summary:

Lost City' film has detracted attention from the local pictures at the Coronet. The serious countenance and attitude of President Logan at the V. R. C. sports are faithfully reproduced; but nor more vividly life-like than the little drama played by Mr. Thomas Meek and Mr. Mitchell.

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Headline: The Lost City
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-06-07
Summary:

The new Coronet serial 'The Lost City' had large attendance last night when three more episodes were shown for the first time. Film synopsis included.

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Headline: Coronet Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-06-15
Summary:

Kowloon Kinema tonight provides the latest episodes of 'Lost City.' At the Coronet tonight Maeterlinck's 'The Blue Bird' will be screened along with a 'Snub' comedy.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-03-22 - 1921-03-26
Summary:

Today at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, Anita Stewart in 'In Old Kentucky.' Also British Gazette. March 23 Remarks: On page 5, another ad. on 'In Old Kentucky.' Film review included. March 26 Remarks: Sunday, March 27, Guazzoni (producer of 'Quo Vadis') presents '…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-05-30 - 1921-05-31
Summary:

At 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, V. R. C. Sports, 'The Lost City' episodes 1 and 2 and Charlie Chaplin in 'The Bank.' The Coronet programme is shown in Canton at the Sincere Theatre. Today's programme includes episodes 1 and 2 of 'Pirate Gold.'