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: 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: 1924-03-15
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1912-05-02
Summary:

There appear the so-called 'talking pictures,' a synchronization of the cinematograph and the phonograph by electrical science, are already in craze in London and Paris. So premising have been these reproductions of plays and operas that two prominent producers, Charles Frohman and…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1913-09-16
Summary:

A remarkable incident is reported from Whistable. During the exhibition of the 'Quo Vadis' films at the local picture palace one visitor became greatly agitated, and was overcome by his emotion that he fainted and had to be carried out of the building. It was reported that the visitor…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1913-10-07
Summary:

The article mentioned the strong growth of the cinema business in Great Britain and America. These important and interesting facts of the wonderful growth of cinema are given by Mr. Valentia Steer in his book, The Romance of the Cinema. Mr. Steer also mentioned the cinematograph has caught the…

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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: 1919-01-31 - 1919-02-03
Summary:

February 1, 2, 3 and 4, showing a special Paramount feature in 6 parts, 'Temptation,' featuring the famous opera star Geraldina [sic] Farrar. Also, Gazette and Comics. Monday February 3, matinee at 5 p.m., showing 'Quo Vadis,' a drama in 7 parts. Tuesday February 4, matinee…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-10-01 - 1920-10-02
Summary:

Tonight at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Dolores Cassinelli in 'The Web of Deceit' in 6 parts, also the Coronet Review. At 7.15 p.m., Bryant Washburn in 'All Wrong.' October 1 Remarks: On page 5, another ad. on 'The Web of Deceit' only.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-10-21 - 1920-10-23
Summary:

Tonight at 5.15 and 9.15, Mabel Normand in 'Pinto.'Also Coronet Review and Snub Comedy. Super-production prices. At 7.15 p.m., 'Bound and Gagged' episodes 5 and 6. October 21 Remarks: On page 5, another ad. on the autumn super-season programmes, ‘Snub' Pollard in '…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-11-05 - 1920-11-08
Summary:

Tonight at 5.15 and 9.15, Harold Lloyd in 'Captain Kidd's Kids.' Also June Caprice in 'In Walked Mary' and the Coronet Review. Super-production prices. November 5 Remarks: On page 5, another ad. on 'Captain Kidd's Kids' and 'In Walked Mary.'…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-11-19 - 1920-11-22
Summary:

Tonight at 5.15 and 9.15, Harold Lockwood in 'Pals First.' Also latest from home in the Coronet review. At 7.15 p.m., 'The Mystery of 13' episodes 1 and 2. November 19 Remarks: On page 5, another ad. on 'Pals First' and Coronet Review. Illustration included.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-12-26 - 1920-12-18
Summary:

Tonight at 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, William Desmond in 'A Broadway Cowboy.' Also Coronet Review and ‘Snub' Pollard in 'Call a Taxi.' December 18 Remarks: Another ad. on page 5. Ring up 1743 now and make sure of your seat.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-12-20 - 1920-12-23
Summary:

Tonight at 5.15 and 9.15, 'Other Men's Shoes' in 7 parts. Also Coronet Review. At 7.15 p.m., 'The Mystery of 13' episodes 10, 11 and 12.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-12-24 - 1920-12-24
Summary:

Today, tomorrow and Monday at 2.30 p.m., 5 sharp, 7.15 and 9.15, Sunday at 6 and 9.15, ring up 1743 now and book, Harold Lloyd in 'Haunted Spooks' and Tom Moore and Mae Marsh in Goldwyn's The Cinderella Man by George Loane Tucker of 'Miracle Man' fame. Also the Coronet…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-02-18 - 1921-02-21
Summary:

Today till Monday, at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, Norma Talmadge in 'A Daughter of Two Worlds.' Also Snub Comedy and Coronet Review.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-03-02 - 1921-03-05
Summary:

Tonight at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15 p.m., Tom Moore in 'Thirty a Week' in 5 parts. Also Jiggs in Society and British Gazette. March 5 Remarks: Commencing tomorrow Sunday at 6 p.m. and 9.15 p.m., Elsie Ferguson in Rose of the World. Also Hide and Seek and Coronet Review.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-03-07 - 1921-03-09
Summary:

Tonight at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15 p.m., Eslie [sic] Ferguson in 'Rose of the World.' Also Mack Sennett Comedy and Coronet Review.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-03-14 - 1921-03-17
Summary:

Today till Thursday at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15 p.m., Charlie Chaplin's famous 'Burlesque on Carmen' [sic]. Also 'The Law of the Border,' Coronet Review and British Gazette.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-03-22 - 1921-03-26
Summary:

Today at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, Anita Stewart in 'In Old Kentucky.' Also British Gazette. March 23 Remarks: On page 5, another ad. on 'In Old Kentucky.' Film review included. March 26 Remarks: Sunday, March 27, Guazzoni (producer of 'Quo Vadis') presents '…