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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Headline: Betty Compson
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-08-16
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-08-21
Summary:

To Have and to Hold' is a new Paramount film which comes to the Coronet Theatre this evening. The film starred Betty Compson and Bert Lytell. The story is based on a book written by Mary Johnstone [sic]. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-08-22
Summary:

To Have and to Hold,' the big adventure film is still arousing keen interest in the Coronet Theatre. Thrilling incidents abound.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-08-23
Summary:

Showing at the Coronet Theatre again today is the great adventure film 'To Have and to Hold,' made by Paramount from the novel of the same name by Mary Johnstone [sic]. The leading players are Betty Compson and Bert Lytell.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-08-23
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-08-25
Summary:

Local cinema-goers have their last opportunity this evening of seeing the great adventure film 'To Have and to Hold' which has been drawing interested audiences to the Coronet Theatre during the past few days.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-09-05
Summary:

Paramount film 'To Have and to Hold' is to be shown at the Star Theatre this evening following its very successful run at the Coronet last week. The film starred Betty Compson and Bert Lytell, under the production of George Fitzmaurice. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-09-13
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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.