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: 1923-03-21
Summary:

Coronet Theatre announced the film selection competition result. The result disclosed that 'Way Down East,' 'The Three Musketeers' and 'The Kid.'

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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: 1923-11-17
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-12-06
Summary:

Orphans of the Storm' winds up at the Coronet today, and will be followed tomorrow by a short 'revival' of 'Way Down East' from Friday to Sunday. The Griffith touch, and the genius of Lillian Gish are apparent in both films.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-12-07
Summary:

D. W. Griffith's wonder spectacle 'Way Down East' which comes to the Coronet Theatre, is expected to be one of the greatest successes. Production details and short plot summary included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-12-08
Summary:

Way Down East' at the Coronet is a moving picture in more sense than one. There were excerts from Chopin and Tchaikovsky which accompanied the show.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-12-11
Summary:

Way Down East' at the Coronet has exceeded all expectation in the matter of attendance.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-12-15
Summary:

Way Down East,' the master film by Griffith, which packed the Coronet for several days, will come to the Star tomorrow. The attraction for today is Jack Pickford in 'Garrisons Finish.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-12-17
Summary:

Way Down East,' which attracted crowded house in Coronet previously, enters upon the last day at the Star. Lillian Gish and Richard Barthelmess are the stars in the film, which are superlative, as is usual in a Griffith picture.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-12-21
Summary:

After the ran of 'Fools and Riches' finishes at the Grand tonight, Griffith's picture 'Way Down East' is due. People who missed their opportunity in Coronet, will be welcomed. On Xmas day Constance Talmadge in 'Wedding Bells' and Harold Lloyd in 'Now or…

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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