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: 1920-08-31
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is showing 'Tarnished Reputations' and the latest British producing 'Around the Town.' Pathe's Gazette was up to the standard. Mr Ray has secured the Eastern rights for this original and interesting series, and has eight in hand. A laughable Snub Pollard…

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Headline: Coronet Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-09-04
Summary:

A good programme is being shown in the Coronet, with a six-reel picture 'Her Only Way' in which Norma Talmadge is the popular figure. In addition, a Pathe Gazette and Rolin comedy are in the programme as well as Gaumont's new feature 'Around the Town.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-12-10
Summary:

Harold Lloyd is again drawing capacity house to the Coronet Theatre in his latest mirth provoker, 'Bumping into Broadway.' The second attraction is an up-to-date comedy-drama of society life entitled 'His Bonded Wife,' featuring Emmy Wehlen. An interesting number of the Pathe…

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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: 1919-04-21 - 1919-04-24
Summary:

Tonight at 2.30, 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Mrs. Vernon Castle in 'The First Law.' 'Her Father's Station.' Pathe's British Gazette Nos. 500–501. April 24 Remarks: Tonight at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-05-09 - 1919-05-10
Summary:

Tonight at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Norma Talmadge in 'The Social Secretary.' Pathe British Gazette, Nos. 520-521. (The British Fleet in German waters.) 'Teddy at the Throttle.' Smith and Jackson at them or with them – you have to laugh. Booking at Robinson's. May 10 Remarks…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-11-15 - 1919-11-15
Summary:

Tonight at the Coronet, Metro presents Harold Lockwood in 'The Come-Back.' Harold Lloyd in 'Ring Up the Curtain.' London strike scenes in Pathe's Gazette. Showing at 2.15, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15. Illustrations included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-04-19 - 1920-04-22
Summary:

Tonight at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., the fourth big programme, Charlie Chaplin in 'A Day's Pleasure' and Mabel Normand in 5 reels of Goldwyn comedy, 'Upstairs.' Also Pathe's British Gazette No. 623.