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: Scaramouche'
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-02-20
Summary:

Rafael Sabatini, the author of 'Scaramouche,' which in its screen form, as produced by Rex Ingram, for Metro, opens at the Queen's Theatre tomorrow. The principal actors were Alice Terry, Lewis Stone and Ramon Novarro, who had appeared in 'Prisoner of Zenda.' Plot and…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-02-26
Summary:

Scaramouche,' produced by Rex Ingram, for Metro, which based on Rafael Sabatini's story, now showing at the Queen's Theatre for last time. The principal actors were Alice Terry, Lewis Stone and Ramon Novarro, who had appeared in 'The Prisoner of Zenda.' Plot and…

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Headline: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-04-02
Summary:

The Prisoner of Zenda,' a Metro production, had a successful run last year, and it is prophesied that the Selznick Distributing Corporation's Rupert of Henizau, which opens at the Queen's Theatre tomorrow will out-distance all previous photoplay winners. Directed by Victor Heerman…

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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: 1920-07-31 - 1920-08-02
Summary:

Tonight at 2.30, 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Norma Talmadge in 'The Probation Wife.' Also 'Snub Comedy' and British Gazette. Tonight at 7.15 p.m., 'The Silent Mystery' episodes 6 and 7. July 31 Remarks: On page 5, another ad. on 'The Probation Wife,' after last…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-08-03 - 1920-08-06
Summary:

Tonight at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Goldwyn presents Mabel Normand in 'The Venus Model.' Also 'Snub Comedy' and British Gazette. At 7.15 p.m., 'The Silent Mystery' episodes 6 and 7. August 3 Remarks: On page 5, another ad. on 'The Venus Model,' also Pathe…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-08-30 - 1920-09-02
Summary:

Monday to Thursday, August 30 to September 2, at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Dolores Cassinelli in 'Tarnished Reputations.' Also 'Snub' comedy and 'Around the Town.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-09-03 - 1920-09-06
Summary:

Tonight till Monday, Norma Talmadge in 'Her Only Way.' Also Snub Comedy, Pathe News and 'Around the Town.' September 6 Remarks: At 7.15 p.m., 'Little Red Decides' and comedies.