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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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-09-17
Summary:

The Fairbanks' success 'The Mark of Zorro' will be shown for one more day at Coronet. On Saturday, 'Robin Hood' with special music will be put on.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-09-20
Summary:

Robin Hood' featuring Douglas Fairbanks, is coming to the Coronet Theatre next Saturday under United Artists release. Production details included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-09-22
Summary:

The China Mail can, with all confidence, recommend its readers to pay a visit to 'Robin Hood' during its showing at the Coronet Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-09-24
Summary:

Douglas Fairbanks tried hard with extra effort on the production of 'Robin Hood,' a United Artists release which was shown at the Coronet. Production details 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: 1923-12-04
Summary:

The run of 'Orphans of the Storm,' the Griffith film featuring Dorothy and Lillian Gish has been extended until Thursday. This film is probably the most talked-about picture ever shown at the 'Little House' not even excepting the now famous 'Mark of Zorro' and…

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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: 1924-07-19
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-07-26
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-10-21
Summary:

Wallace Beery, of Robin Hood fame, plus Conway Tearle, Josephine Crowell and Norma Talmadge appear in 'Ashes of Vengeance,' which is the super attraction in Coronet. Plot and production summary included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-12-23
Summary:

The impression made by 'Robin Hood,' with Douglas Fairbanks and Wallace Beery, amongst others, was immense. Now we are to have the sequel to that film fancy in 'Richard, the Lion-Hearted,' which is showing at the Coronet Theatre. Film plot included.